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Information about GreyFriars Hotel

Situated in Colchester, 200 metres from Colchester Castle, this AA rated property features a garden. Located around 6 km from Colchester Zoo, the hotel is also 11 km away from Flatford. The accommodation features a 24-hour front desk, and luggage storage for guests. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the property. Guest rooms in the hotel are fitted with a flat-screen TV. Rooms are complete with a private bathroom equipped with free toiletries. Some rooms at GreyFriars also offer a seating area. All guest rooms will provide guests with a desk and a coffee machine. A continental or buffet breakfast is available each morning at the property. At the accommodation you will find a restaurant serving British cuisine. Colchester Institute is 1.1 km from the hotel. The nearest airport is London Southend Airport, 38 km from GreyFriars.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply. A damage deposit of GBP 50 is required on arrival. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full via credit card, subject to an inspection of the property. In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are currently in effect at this property. Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property can only accept bookings from essential workers/permitted travellers, during dates where such guidelines exist. Reasonable evidence must be provided on arrival. If it isn't provided, your booking will be cancelled on arrival. In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary and other relevant information, during dates where such guidelines exist. Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

Services of GreyFriars Hotel

  • Temporary art galleries
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Smoke alarms
  • Shoeshine
  • Garden
  • Allergy-free room
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • Dry cleaning
  • WiFi
  • Happy hour
  • VIP room facilities
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Lift
  • Pets allowed
  • Safety deposit box
  • Bar
  • WiFi available in all areas
  • Concierge service
  • Soundproof rooms
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Free parking
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • 24-hour security
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Bridal suite
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Air conditioning
  • On-site parking
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Luggage storage
  • Family rooms
  • Room service
  • Trouser press
  • Snack bar
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Kid meals
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Business centre
  • Ironing service
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Internet services
  • Private parking
  • Laundry
  • Free WiFi
  • Security alarm
  • Newspapers
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
  • CCTV outside property

Address

High Street

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