Located in Colchester, Black Buoy Inn features a garden, restaurant, bar, and free WiFi throughout the property. The property is situated 23 miles from Hedingham Castle, 28 miles from Chelmsford Train Station and 2.4 miles from Alresford. The property is allergy-free and is set 21.1 miles from Freeport Braintree.

All units at the inn include a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, DVD player, and a private bathroom with a shower, free toiletries and a hairdryer. The units will provide guests with a desk and a kettle.

A Full English/Irish, vegetarian or gluten-free breakfast is available daily at the property.

Guests at Black Buoy Inn will be able to enjoy activities in and around Colchester, like hiking and cycling.

Colchester Castle is 5.8 miles from the accommodation, while Colchester Zoo is 8.1 miles away. The nearest airport is London Stansted Airport, 37.9 miles from Black Buoy Inn.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

Black Buoy Inn has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 1 Aug 2019.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.3)

Breakfast info

Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Gluten-free

Free parking available on-site


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Room type
1 single bed
1 extra-large double bed
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Property questions and answers
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  • I see that you can provide a vegetarian breakfast but can you also cater for vegans? Thankyou, Carol
    Hi yes we can cater for vegans.
    Answered on 18 November 2021
  • Is the parking secure for a motorcycle as we are a 60 year old couple touring
    Hi its a Pub car park but we do have posts in the ground so if you have a lock it would make it more secure for you . Kind Regards Ian
    Answered on 12 June 2022
  • looking to book for Fri 29/07/2022 for my wife & I. We have a dog with us also. where are pets are allowed in the hotel? Can they go to breakfast? Thx
    hi yes we are dog friendly even in the resturant. Kind Regards Ian
    Answered on 26 April 2022
  • What time do you serve breakfast from on Saturday and Sunday mornings please? Thanks
    We serve breakfast between 7.30 and 9.00 am
    Answered on 16 April 2022
  • Location says 800m from rowhedge?? Not sure that right could you clarify please
    Only across the water.
    Answered on 16 April 2022
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Property surroundings *
Facilities of Black Buoy Inn
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • View
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Garden
  • Children's high chair
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.
  • Live music/performance
  • Movie nights
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Stand-up comedy
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Temporary art galleries
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
Living Area
  • Seating Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • CD player
  • DVD player
  • Radio
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Bar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not possible).
  • Street parking
  • Accessible parking
  • Pet bowls
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Books, DVDs, or music for children
  • Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • 24-hour security
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Allergy-free room
  • Mosquito net
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages spoken
  • English

House rules

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14:00 - 20:00


08:00 - 10:00


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Solo Black Buoy Inn accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Legal information

This property is managed by a private host. EU consumer law relating to professional hosts might not apply.

FAQs about Black Buoy Inn

  • Check-in at Black Buoy Inn is from 14:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

  • Guests staying at Black Buoy Inn can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.4).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Gluten-free

  • Black Buoy Inn offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Movie nights
    • Stand-up comedy
    • Live music/performance

  • The prices at Black Buoy Inn may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Room options at Black Buoy Inn include:

    • Family
    • Double

  • Black Buoy Inn is 3.1 miles from the centre of Colchester.