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Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester - Five Lakes

Colchester Road, Maldon, CM9 8HX, United Kingdom
+44 162 186 8888

£70+

Overall guest ratings

8.3/10 Excellent
Based on 995 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.0
  • 8.0
  • 5.5
  • 5.4

Good to know

  • Nice building
  • Comfortable beds
  • Pleasant hotel grounds
  • Spacious rooms

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    About

    A countryside hotel near Colchester and Maldon with two golf courses, a nightclub and a fitness centre Crowne Plaza® Resort Colchester - Five Lakes hotel gives guests ultimate comfort less than half an hour's drive from Colchester Castle and the A12. Our guests are lodged amid 320 acres of lush greenery, with golf courses, tennis and squash courts and lakes, plus easy access to Witham and Colchester train stations – both 20 minutes' drive away. You can take in the peaceful scenery surrounding the hotel and enjoy its proximity to Colchester. Colchester Zoo is 15 minutes' drive away. Wilkin & Sons jam factory in Tiptree has sweet spreads from jellies to curds. The hotel offers complimentary WiFi and has 15 smart meeting rooms for business or events. Our Crowne Plaza Meetings Director is on hand for assistance. There's an arena with a capacity of 4,000 people and a car park with 550 spaces for attendees, plus overflow available on request. You can clock a few laps in the indoor pool. Work up an appetite in our fitness centre, tennis courts or spa, then savour a delectable meal at the Brasserie1 or Grill Room. Enjoy a light meal or relax with an evening drink in one of our two bars. Later, hit the dancefloor in our nightclub, open Fridays and Saturdays from February to November.

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    Amenities

    • Fitness centre
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Business centre
    • Internet
    • Concierge service
    • Laundry service
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Room service
    • Game room
    • Spa
    • Hot tub
    • Indoor pool
    • No smoking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Beauty salon
    • Express check out
    • 24 Hour Front Desk
    • Night club
    • Safe
    • Sauna
    • Free parking
    • Designated smoking area
    • Storage available
    • Terrace/Patio
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Child pool
    • Cable or satellite TV
    • Laundry facilities
    • Golf
    • Coffee shop
    • Pets not allowed
    • Steam room
    • Outdoor tennis
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    Overall rating

    8.3 Excellent
    Based on 995 reviews
    • 9.0 "Terrific location."
      8.1 "Great parking, according to 81%."
      9.4 "94% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 8.0 "Great service."
      9.2 "92% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.9 "79% said the reception staff was great."
      7.3 "73% thought the service was very professional."
      7.9 "79% found the restaurant service to be one of the best."
    • 7.0 "Nice rooms."
      8.3 "83% said the beds were comfortable."
      9.9 "99% thought rooms were spacious."
      9.1 "91% thought the view was good."
      10.0 "100% liked the big bathroom."
    • 6.7 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 6.5 "Vibe was decent."
    • 5.5 "Food is average."
      5.3 "Only 53% were satisfied with the menu."
    • 5.4 "Pool is mediocre."
    • 5.1 "Average cleanliness."
      5.3 "Only 53% said rooms were clean enough."
      5.3 "53% thought the cleanliness of the hotel was average."
    • 4.8 "Value below average."
      3.8 "The price was too high for 62%."
    • 4.1 "Internet is poor."
      3.3 "67% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall rating

    8.2 Excellent
    Based on 646 reviews
    • 9.1 "Terrific location."
    • 8.0 "Comfort level is high."
      8.4 "84% said the beds were comfortable."
      9.9 "99% thought rooms were spacious."
    • 7.8 "Good service."
      9.2 "92% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.0 "80% said the reception staff was great."
      7.3 "73% thought the service was very professional."
    • 6.8 "Rooms are ok."
      5.2 "For only 52%, the bathroom was ok."
      5.2 "Only 52% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 6.6 "Vibe was decent."
    • 6.3 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 5.4 "Food is average."
      5.0 "Only 50% were satisfied with the menu."
    • 4.9 "Not very clean."
      3.3 "67% said the bathroom was dirty."
      1.9 "Unclean dining area, according to 81%."
    • 4.7 "Value below average."
      3.8 "The price was too high for 62%."
    • 4.2 "Internet is poor."
      3.6 "64% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall rating

    8.2 Excellent
    Based on 238 reviews
    • 8.8 "Location is great."
    • 8.1 "Great service."
      9.1 "91% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.1 "71% thought the service was very professional."
    • 7.6 "High comfort."
      7.9 "79% said the beds were comfortable."
      9.8 "98% thought rooms were spacious."
    • 7.0 "Good breakfast."
    • 6.8 "Rooms are ok."
      5.3 "For only 53%, the bathroom was ok."
      5.3 "Only 53% said rooms were clean enough."
      5.8 "Only 58% thought the shower was ok."
    • 6.7 "Vibe was decent."
    • 5.9 "Food is average."
    • 5.5 "Sufficient wellness & sports facilities."
    • 5.5 "Pool is mediocre."
    • 4.9 "Value below average."
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    Overall rating

    8.2 Excellent
    Based on 19 reviews
    • 8.3 "Amenities are good."
    • 7.9 "Good service."
    • 7.0 "Nice rooms."
    • 5.5 "Food is average."

    Overall rating

    8.4 Excellent
    Based on 89 reviews
    • 9.1 "Terrific location."
    • 8.3 "Comfort level is high."
      8.4 "84% said the beds were comfortable."
      9.9 "99% thought rooms were spacious."
    • 8.2 "Great service."
      9.3 "93% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.1 "71% thought the service was very professional."
    • 7.3 "Nice rooms."
      8.4 "84% said the beds were comfortable."
      9.9 "99% thought rooms were spacious."
    • 6.4 "Vibe was decent."
    • 6.3 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 5.3 "Average cleanliness."
    • 5.1 "Food is average."
    • 5.0 "Average value."
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    Hotel type
    Friends Hotel
    Guests recommend this for traveling with friends.
    Good to know
    "Nice building"
    "Comfortable beds"
    "Pleasant hotel grounds"
    "Spacious rooms"
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