Dragonfly Hotel Colchester

ex. Quality Hotel / Ramada

A12/A120 Ardleigh Junction, Colchester, United Kingdom, CO7 7QY  show map
 3 stars
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Dragonfly Hotel Colchester

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Free parking
Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Restaurant buffet

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Elevator
Kitchen facilities

Electric kettle

Overview

The stylish Dragonfly Hotel Colchester offers modern rooms in proximity to Flatford, Clacton Pier and Dedham Art & Craft Centre. Operating in Colchester since 1989, this hotel features ancient architecture and modern comforts.

Located in a historic area with a zoo and bars, guests will see why Dragonfly Hotel Colchester is admired by many tourists. The property is set within 5 km distance from the city center.

Nearby points of interest include a castle, a tower and a museum.

Dragonfly Hotel Colchester is within a 45-minute drive to London Southend airport.

Rooms

Guests of Dragonfly Hotel Colchester can make use of an individual safe, high-speed internet, a personal computer, a writing desk and flat-screen TV. Dragonfly Hotel Colchester offers rooms with the lake view. They have a soothing interior.

Eat & Drink

In the morning a continental breakfast is served at the restaurant. Guest will enjoy vegetarian meals in a warm setting of the informal restaurant. Refreshing drinks, snacks and sandwiches are available at the sandwich bar.

Services

Aside from an elevator, a baggage storage and free self parking, guests can make use of dry cleaning, 24-hour room service and 24-hour security.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   50.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Free on-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Female traveler room/floor

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby
  • Catering service

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities

Leisure facilities

  • Barbeque grills

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Trouser press
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

A12/A120 Ardleigh Junction, Colchester, United Kingdom, CO7 7QY

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City Center
  • Colchester
    2.8 mi
Airports
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    50

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Rooms and availability

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Double Room
Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds or Twin beds
Size: 230 sq. feet
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    Executive Double Room
    Bed type: Double bed
    Size: 45 sq. feet
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      How to reach hotel

      hotel Dragonfly Hotel Colchester Colchester location
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      Hotel Address:

      A12/A120 Ardleigh Junction, Colchester, United Kingdom, CO7 7QY

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Colchester
        2.8 mi
      Airports
      • Bus stop
        700 ft
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  12 pm
      • Number of rooms:
        50

      Hotel Awards

      UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedColchesterDragonfly Hotel Colchester

      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
      Hotels Recommended by Guests in United Kingdom

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      What's nearby

      Tourist attractions

      • Radcliffe Fishing Tackle Shop - 2.7 mi
      • Life Gallery - 2.9 mi

      Popular areas

      • City Center - 2.7 mi

      Places of interest

      • Royal British Legion - 2.2 mi
      • Sub Zero, Essex Uni - 2.4 mi
      • Manifest Theatre Group - 5.5 mi

      Convention centers

      Amusement

      • Megabowl - 2.2 mi
      • adventure land - 2.3 mi
      • little monkys - 2.5 mi
      • Colchester Billiard & Snooker Club - 2.7 mi
      • Mr Pools Club & Bar - 2.9 mi
      • The Showboat - 2.9 mi
      • Gala Clubs - 2.9 mi
      • Gala Bingo - 2.9 mi
      • Odeon Cinemas - 3.0 mi

      Museums

      • The Castle Museum - 2.7 mi
      • Hollytrees Museum - 2.7 mi

      Parks

      • Castle park - 2.6 mi

      Theaters

      • Gnome Magic - 1.1 mi
      • Charter Hall - 2.4 mi
      • Mercury Theatre - 3.0 mi

      Local attractions

      • The Sir Alfred Munnings Art Museum - 3.0 mi
        Castle House, Castle Hill, Dedham
      • Mistley Place Park Animal Rescue Centre - 5.9 mi
        New Road, Mistley
      • Rafi's Spicebox Ltd - 12.0 mi
        77 North Street, Sudbury
      • Dedham Art & Craft Centre - 3.5 mi
        Brook Street, Dedham
      • Gainsborough House - 11.9 mi
        46 Gainsborough Street, Sudbury
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  12 pm
      • Number of rooms:
        50

      Hotel Awards

      UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedColchesterDragonfly Hotel Colchester

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      Dragonfly Hotel Colchester Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Dragonfly Hotel Colchester

      Average guest rating

      6.6out of 10
      Good
      Based on 147 reviews

      Guest reviews

      • Older travelers
        10.0

        reception staff were very friendly and helpful, the room was a good size as was the bed. very comfortable room. Lounge areas light and comfortable.

        The dining room:- No table cloths, meals rather expensive, some staff seemed to lack basic training.

      • Single
        8.8

        The welcome and the staff. The room size is good and clean also very good location.

      • Single
        6.6

        I liked the easy parking, the comfortable room and the breakfast.

        I found it difficult to locate

      • Older travelers
        10.0

        Reception staff were very helpful

        At first I thought the cost of meals was excessive - being a veggie the idea of paying £12 for a breakfast . I did miss some offers that were available until we were leaving

      • Group of friends
        9.6

        The choice of price for the brreakfasts

        Unfortunately we found a french fry on the dressing table chair!!!!!!! Hence only good for cleanliness of the room. Aoart from that everything was excellent.

      • Single
        7.8

        Staff were very helpful. The double room was spacious and comfortable for single occupancy.

        Fabric on the armchair was old and stained and the chair could not be positioned so that you could watch the TV.

      • Couple
        3.8

        To be honest everything was of a very poor standard, and I am not normally one to moan about anything

        Reception staff were not professional at all on arrival.Hotel itself needs updating, very old fashioned. Breakfast was very poor, cold food, had to ask for bread for toast, nothing topped up, not even busy at the time. Staff very unprofessional not cleaning tables properly etc. Bar staff charging different prices for same orders, then not even apologising for error. Room Key an absolute nightmare! Keptr de-magnetising so had to go back and for to be re-magnetised not ideal doing this at 11.30pm, still didn;t work after three times. Receptionist finally helping me to get into room after third time, totally unacceptable, would never visit again!!!Definately not worth the money whatsoever!!!!

      • Single
        7.4

        The reception staff were fantastic!

        Room was way too hot and the ac unit didn't work

      • Single
        6.2

        Edge of town location, away from troublesome youth, quiet respectable clientel. Would siut the more decerning traveller. Bit on the expensive side considering no breakfast included in the price. Would consider staying there again.

      • Group of friends
        3.2

        Nothing

        .On arrival the staff not found to be overly welcoming. I also had booked four rooms 2 double 2 twin but on arrival I was confronted with a issue of getting 3 doubles and 1 twin which wasnt suitable at all for my party. On complaining and asking for this to be amended the member of staff had a huge attitude problem who actually turned out to be the duty manager was very unhelpful and basicly told me there was nothing she could do. After a lot of arguing and attitude again I asked for the Head Office number to make a complaint only to get more attitude I have since wrote a serious letter of complaint to the head office awaiting their response. On top of this I found the hotel to be quite dirty one of the rooms w/c was dirty. Towels in a drawer and not in bathroom,no biscuits in any rooms other than one and that was one biscuit half eaten. Cooked breakfast you would be better jumping in the car and going to nearest Tesco as not good value for money. On ordering 4 Lattes in the bar it was found 1 was cold and the other 3 were hot milk only. Not a good experience at all. As I have stayed in the Ramada in quite a few countries but this was by far the most disspointing hotel I have ever stayed in and it was only for two nights

      • Single
        9.2

        I have previoulsy used Premier Inn at harwich, which is now pricing itself out of existence or being very greedy! I have discovered that your hotel is an excellent alternative!

      • Older travelers
        10.0

        Good service from capable friendly staff. Restaurant and bar very good. Enjoyable restaurant atmosphere, unhurried, good food, well presented.

      • Single
        6.2

        The room was lovely & the shower was excellent.

        Very very difficult to find, especially if you do not no the area

      • Single
        7.8

        As I became ill during my stay, the courtesy, helpfulness and friendliness of the staff was much appreciated. They provided service above what would have been expected.

        Without a GPS it took me hours to find the hotel. Locals seemed unaware of it.

      • Older travelers
        7.8

        It was quiet, the food was reasonable and not too expensive.

        It could do with a bit of money spent on it - it seems a bit tired.

      How to reach hotel

      hotel Dragonfly Hotel Colchester Colchester location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      A12/A120 Ardleigh Junction, Colchester, United Kingdom, CO7 7QY

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Colchester
        2.8 mi
      Airports
      • Bus stop
        700 ft
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  12 pm
      • Number of rooms:
        50

      Hotel Awards

      UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedColchesterDragonfly Hotel Colchester

      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
      Hotels Recommended by Guests in United Kingdom

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