The George

116 High Street ColchesterCO2 7USUnited Kingdom
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About The George

The George is a traditional hotel, restaurant and bar situated right in the heart of the historic town of Colchester.

Rooms are traditional and cosy, yet come with all modern amenities, including a flat-screen TV and private en-suite facilities.

The George offers Wi-Fi access throughout, plus free onsite parking. It also has a 24-hour front desk and meeting room facilities.

The hotel's à-la-carte restaurant serves quality regional dishes, and there is a lounge bar for guests to enjoy a drink in. Breakfast is served each morning in the dining room or in guests’ rooms on request.

The George is situated on Colchester High Street and is surrounded by a range of shops, bars and restaurants. The historic Colchester Castle is just a short walk away.


116 High Street , Colchester, CO2 7US, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1206578494 | Fax: +44 1206761732 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Car park
  • Conference rooms
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Porter service
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Terrace
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Fan
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Charming olde world building.

The George is a 500-year old property and most guests fall under its spell, becoming charmed by its character and period features, including authentic oak beams, traditional staircases and antique furniture.

Great location.

The George sits right in the heart of Colchester and so is surrounded by all the amenities of the town centre. Most of the hotel’s previous guests have commented that the location of The George really couldn't be better.

Tasty breakfast.

Most guests report that the breakfast at The George is delicious. It’s cooked to order and offers good value for money.

Negative Reviews

Creaky floorboards.

Because of the age of the property, the staircases and floorboards are creaky, and some guests were disturbed by people walking around while they were trying to sleep. However, most guests appreciate that this is to be expected for a hotel of this age and

Rooms need updating.

Lots of guests have reported that they were disappointed with the standard of their room, commenting that they are in need a good update and that in some, the fixtures and fittings are bordering on shabby. However, there are reports that the hotel is unde

Car park is difficult to find.

The free parking is a definite plus when staying at The George, and it is well tucked away from the main street. However, some guests have found that the car park is so concealed that it’s difficult to find, and even report that staff have misdirected the

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7.1 out of 10 based on 930 reviews