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Offering affordable, clean & compact accommodations, the Railway Sleeper Lodge is just 5 minutes’ walk from Colchester Main Train Station. A convenient 24-hour self check-in service is provided.

Each compact room has a microwave, fridge, well stocked hospitality tray, hairdryer, iron, ironing board and flat-screen TV with Freeview channels. Rooms are either en-suite or have a private bathroom adjacent to the room.

Free parking is available, and Colchester city center is 5 minutes’ drive away. Colchester Zoo is a 10-minute drive, and the 11th-century Colchester Castle is 5 minutes away by car.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.2 for a two-person trip.

The Railway Sleeper Lodge has been welcoming guests since Nov 18, 2010

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.3)

Free Parking Available On Site

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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4 reasons to choose The Railway Sleeper Lodge

  • 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
  • Hi what time is check in and check out ?
    check in from 15:00 or 12:00 if you pay £10 for Early Check in. Check out 11:00
    Answered on September 23, 2021
  • Do you cater for disabled with mobility scooter..And do you except small dogs. z,If so how much extra is it. ,Thankyou
    We are pet friendly but our rooms are small and not suited to disabled persons and those with mobility scooters. Sorry we can’t assist you
    Answered on June 29, 2021
  • Is there parking at the hotel?
    Yes we have private parking
    Answered on September 27, 2021
  • Can I take my cats to stay in the room?
    yes we accept cats as well as dogs and charge a one off fee of £10 per pet
    Answered on February 8, 2022
  • Have 1 extra child any possibly for another bed or anything
    how many persons in total in the party? this room has maximum of 3
    Answered on June 5, 2021
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Host Info

Host Review Score

We have been in business since September 2008. We offer a uinque self check in operation with compact and well equipped rooms that meet business traveller requirements with fridges and micowaves in every room.
Languages spoken: English,Spanish
Area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Great location - show map
Amenities of The Railway Sleeper Lodge
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Private check-in/out
  • Express check-in/out
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • CCTV outside property
  • Smoke alarms
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Interconnecting room(s) available
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

House rules The Railway Sleeper Lodge takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM


Until 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 2 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

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Maestro Mastercard Visa Solo The Railway Sleeper Lodge accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 12:00 PM and 9:00 AM.


Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.

The fine print

The property will send you an SMS on day of arrival around 14:30 with the code to the front door so that you can check yourself in from 15:00. This will be sent to the number attached to the booking. If you wish it to be sent to a different number, you will be asked additional security questions. The property require you to be contactable by mobile phone or email during your stay.

Please note that the lodge operates a self check-in policy and you are unlikely to see a member of staff during your stay. A housekeeper will be available by telephone.

Early check-in between 12:00 and 15:00 can be arranged for a GBP 10 surcharge. This is subject to availability and must be requested in advance.

Please note that a maximum of 2 pets can be accommodated at this property for an additional cost of GBP 10 per pet per stay (pets are not suitable for the small double room).

The property is close to train station and hospital and some of the rooms may be affected by noise.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

FAQs about The Railway Sleeper Lodge

  • Check-in at The Railway Sleeper Lodge is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • The Railway Sleeper Lodge offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

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

    • Room options at The Railway Sleeper Lodge include:

      • Double
      • Family
      • Quad
      • Suite

    • The Railway Sleeper Lodge is 1.1 miles from the center of Colchester.