Star Anglia is a budget hotel located in the centre of Colchester. It offers easy access to the main railway station and the many shops and restaurants in this historic town. Colchester Castle is under a mile away.
Guests can choose from a selection of single, double and twin rooms. Standard mod cons include an en-suite bathroom, a television and a telephone. Toiletries are complimentary and Wi-Fi access is available.
Star Anglia offers free parking for guests and a function room is also available for wedding receptions and other events.
A complimentary continental breakfast consisting of toast, cereal, muffins and croissants is provided and a full English breakfast is available for an extra fee. The hotel serves Indian meals in its on-site restaurant.
Mercury Theatre, half a mile away, is the place to catch a show and Colchester Zoo with its magnificent animals is an hour’s drive.
WiFi in lobby
75 North Station Road, CO1 1SB, Colchester, United Kingdom
Star Anglia is ideally located in the centre of Colchester. Guests appreciate being able to walk to the nearby shops and restaurants and like the fact that the main railway station is only a few minutes away on foot. The hotel also offers free off-road parking which makes travelling by car cheaper and easier than it might otherwise be.
The rooms at Star Anglia are described as spacious and the beds as comfortable. The décor is also modern and up-to-date, so if you choose to book a room here you should expect a pleasant and restful stay.
Guests are pleased to report that the members of staff at Star Anglia are friendly and conscientious.
Rules and regulations
There are a few comments from guests who were a little bemused by what they considered to be an excessive list of dos and don'ts while staying in the hotel. In particular, eating food is not permitted in the rooms which some guests found surprising.
Breakfast served in a different building
Some guests didn't like having to walk to another building in order to eat breakfast. Also, the food received mixed reviews with some being disappointed with the quality and others enjoying the meal both in terms of the food and also the size of the portion.
Showers not the best
It seems that the showers at Star Anglia can be temperamental at times. On occasion, guests found it difficult to regulate the temperature of the water with it either being too hot or too cold to allow a comfortable shower.