Globe Hotel

The Globe Hotel in Colchester is located close by to the town centre & offers guests with comfortable accommodation close to local attractions.

Address

71 North Station Road
Colchester
Essex
CO1 1RQ
Tel: +44 (0)1206 576496

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Overview


The hotel is housed inside a historic Grade II listed building that dates back to the start of the 18th century, the 3 storey building offers a traditional hotel with plenty of charm and character and offers guests with an interesting alternative to larger chain hotels.

The hotel is close by to a number of local attractions and places of interest. The Globe Hotel is located close by to local transport links with Colchester train station located a 10 minutes walk away, with regular services to London and the surrounding areas and there is good access to local bus and major roads.

The hotel offers visitors good levels of service and a warm welcome at the family run hotel. The hotel is located in Britain’s oldest town Colchester where visitors can find good access to local amenities. The town offers visitors with a choice of shops, cafes, bars, restaurants and entertainment venues. The closest train stations are located at Colchester, Colchester Town and Hythe (Essex).


Facilities


There are a total of 13 guest bedrooms all of which offer en-suite facilities. Room facilities include LCD television, alarm clock, telephone, hairdryer and tea and coffee making facilities.

There is Wi-Fi internet access available at the hotel along with on site car parking facilities for guests.

Dining


Guests can enjoy a full English breakfast each morning, there is also a choice of Continental breakfast.

The restaurant at the hotel serves Indian cuisine with a range of meat, fish and vegetable dishes for diners to try. There are also a number of restaurants close by serving a range of cuisines including British, Italian and European.

Local Attractions


Local attractions and places of interest close by to the hotel include the historic Grade I listed Colchester Castle dating back to the 12th century and Colchester Zoo located a few miles away. The seaside resort of Clacton-on-Sea is located just over 15 miles away, known for its beach and famous pier with entertainment for the whole family.

The town of Chelmsford is located approx 25 miles away along the A12, it is home to historic Chelmsford Cathedral dating back to the 13th century and Chelmsford Museum has exhibits outlining the history of the town from its beginnings to the modern day. Hylands House is a Grade II listed 18th century country house and park it is located approx 4 miles away, tours of the house are available.

There are a number of fine examples of historical buildings in the county such as Audley End House located near Saffron Walden. Audley End is a Jacobean mansion set in scenic landscaped gardens. Visitors can explore the interior that retains its classical details and has as number of impressive collections of fine furniture and art that make it a popular attraction.

Essex is home to a number of scenic gardens, the best known is the RHS Garden at Hyde Hall, Rettenden. The hilltop garden offers visitors with an inspiring collection of water plants and a fine rose collection. Easton Lodge is located in Little Easton is a scenic 25 acre garden with a history of several hundreds of years. The Hyde Hall estate contains an impressive garden in all seasons offering a tranquil oasis in the countryside.

The coastline offers a number of towns by the beach such as Southend-on-Sea, well known for having one of the longest piers in the world. Clacton and Walton offer fun for the whole family with a range of events such as the Clacton air show and a number of music festivals along with traditional entertainment at the seaside. Frinton-on-Sea is home to a number of interesting antique shops and boutiques.

The hotel provides a convenient place from which to discover a range of attractions in the surrounding Essex countryside. The landscape in the county means cycling is a great way to explore the area, there are a number of cycle routes that have been created allowing cyclists to enjoy touring the countryside by bicycle.

The hotel is well located for exploring a range of Essex’s attractions and the attractions in neighbouring counties. In Kent there are attractions such as Leeds Castle, historic Chartwell House and the World Heritage Sites in Canterbury. The county of Cambridge has the famous Cambridge University, Fitzwillam Museum, Primavera Art Gallery, Ely Cathedral and the historic Wimpole Hall. The county of Hertfordshire has the Roman city of St Albans, Herford Castle, Letchford Museum and Art Gallery and Hatfield House.

Notable attractions in the county include Epping Forest, a popular woodland area noted for its open spaces, it provides a haven away from the towns and cites. Epping Forest has woodland, grassland, rivers and ponds offering visitors with a range of activities including a number of walks, mountain biking, orienteering, rambling and horse riding.

The hotel is situated in Colchester, Essex where visitors will find a county with fine English countryside and quiet country lanes along with a mix of small market villages and larger towns. There are a range of local shops and boutiques specialising in local arts and crafts and a variety of bars and restaurants. The hotel is a good base from which to explore a number of Essex attractions and local places of interest.

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Closest Train Stations:

Colchester: 0.4 Miles

Colchester Town: 0.7 Miles

Hythe (Essex): 1.5 Miles


Closest Airports:
The closest airport is Stansted Airport located approx 32 miles away by road via the A120.

Stansted Airport: 32 Miles

London City Airport: 60 Miles



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