University Of Essex - Colchester Campus

University of Essex Colchester CampusCO4 3SQColchesterUnited Kingdom
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About University Of Essex - Colchester Campus

Located just outside Colchester, the University of Essex offers modern en-suite accommodation set in its picturesque 200-acre beautiful parkland, the park was originally landscaped in the eighteenth century and was painted by celebrated artist John Constable. The campus is built around five compact and bustling squares and with shops, a bustling street market, restaurants, banks, a theatre and even a hair salon, it's possible to survive without ever leaving campus. The campus is located only two miles from England’s oldest recorded town. Colchester has excellent transport links and offers some of the finest leisure facilities in Eastern England.

Situated on central campus, and only minutes from our buildings and facilities, our modern accommodation is the perfect choice for individual and group stays. The accommodation developments include many green and sustainable features and offers high-quality accommodation. We have a huge selection of accommodation available during the summer and can host both large and small groups.

The University of Essex Colchester Campus accommodation offers both single economy and en-suite rooms. The economy rooms are arranged in flats to accommodate 14-16 guests and include shared bathroom/shower and toilet facilities. The en-suite rooms are arranged in flats of 6-14 bedrooms per floor with private bathroom/shower and toilet facilities. All rooms are provided with full bed linen and a hand and bath towel as well as a desk and free Wi-Fi. Communal areas are cleaned daily and bed linen and towels are changed once a week.

The University of Essex Colchester Campus is contained over 5 squares with iconic and modern buildings to deliver exceptional facilities. The facilities are situated across state-of-the-art buildings which include lecture theatres, modern lecture rooms, studios, teaching rooms and unique creative spaces (these meetings and conferences facilities are available for hire at an additional cost and subject to availability). Most of our spaces also offer landscape views of Wivenhoe Park. Other facilities include:

- State of the art sports & fitness facilities, including a new £10m Sports Arena*
- Social Spaces
- Disco facilities*
- Hospitality & Catering – including a vast range of on campus restaurants, outlets and cafes
- The Campus Shop & Everything Essex merchandise
- The Copy Centre
- Waterstones Bookshop, Banks and ATMs
- Post Office
- Weekly Market
- 24 Hour Security
- Launderette

*These facilities are available for hire at an additional cost and subject to availability.

Colchester is famous for being England’s oldest recorded town and is surrounded by 2000 years of Britain’s history. Colchester today is a modern and thriving town with many places to visit, eat and shop. The town is packed full of culture and has one of the top 50 museums in the country as well as one of the country’s leading art galleries, Firstsite. The award-winning castle museum is also a must-see along with Colchester Zoo, Jump Street (with hundreds of interconnected trampolines), Mercury Theatre and Layer Marney Tower. Colchester has something for everyone and definitely worth a visit.


University of Essex Colchester Campus, CO4 3SQ, Colchester, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1206 872358 | Official Homepage

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  • 24-hour reception
  • Car park
  • Conference rooms
  • Convenience store
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Gym
  • Hairdresser
  • Hotel bar
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Beauty salon

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 09:30

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