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Colchester’s North Hill Hotel provides luxurious bed and breakfast in Britain’s oldest town. Just off the High Street and 4 minutes’ drive from the train station, its well-appointed rooms and suites are complemented by a high-quality bistro restaurant.

Each room at the North Hill Hotel has a wardrobe, desk, flat-screen TV, telephone and tea and coffee facilities. The en suite shower room includes a hairdryer and complementary toiletries.

The hotel’s Green Room Bistro showcases produce from the region, including seafood from the east coast. Steaks, duck, chicken and fish dishes are followed by decadent desserts on the dinner menu.

Central London is around 50 minutes from Colchester, with regular direct train services running to Liverpool Street. The Essex and Suffolk coast is within easy reach, with Clacton and Felixstowe 30-40 minutes’ drive away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

The North Hill Hotel has been welcoming guests since Sept 26, 2013

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)

Great Food: Meals here are highly recommended!

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Full English/Irish, Vegetarian

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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4 reasons to choose The North Hill Hotel

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Is there a bath in this room?
    Hi, Some of our king size rooms have baths as well as showers in the ensuite, just let us lnow when booking if you would like a bath.
    Answered on August 15, 2020
  • Do you have rooms with 2 large single beds? Are your rooms spacious ?
    We have one Twin room which has 2 large single beds and is available when booking direct with the Hotel by phone or email.
    Answered on January 12, 2020
  • Please advise walking directions from the railway station +approximate walking time.
    We are approximately 15 minutes from North Station, follow the signs for the town centre and we are half way up North Hill on the left hand side.
    Answered on June 4, 2022
  • Parking? Close by
    We are situated opposite a secure NCP car park (Nunns Road, CO1 1EJ) A limited amount of free parking is available outside the Hotel in the Loading B...
    Answered on December 9, 2021
  • do you offer late check in times at an extra cost
    late check in free of charge
    Answered on May 5, 2022
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Hotel area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
Amenities of The North Hill Hotel
  • Outdoor furniture
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Baggage storage
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke-free property
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules The North Hill Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!


2:00 PM - 9:30 PM


7:00 AM - 11:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 3 and above are considered adults at this property.

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

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

The maximum number of cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Solo Diners Club American Express The North Hill Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please inform The North Hill Hotel of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about The North Hill Hotel

  • Check-in at The North Hill Hotel is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Room options at The North Hill Hotel include:

    • Double
    • Suite
    • Twin
    • Single

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to The North Hill Hotel by:

    • Car 50min

  • Guests staying at The North Hill Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.1).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian

  • The prices at The North Hill Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • The North Hill Hotel is 2,150 feet from the center of Colchester.

  • The North Hill Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):