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Wivenhoe House, Colchester

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Wivenhoe House is a four-star hotel in Colchester. Surrounded by parkland, and just minutes away from Colchester, the oldest known town in Britain, the Wivenhoe House Hotel blends the beauty and elegance of a Grade II eighteenth-century listed house with all the comforts of modern living.

Wivenhoe House continues to play its role in shaping history, as the home of the groundbreaking Edge Hotel School where dedicated undergraduates work with the University of Essex towards a prestigious degree in hotel management. In a groundbreaking idea for the United Kingdom, future hospitality leaders have the ability to work in a four-star luxury hotel in Essex alongside highly qualified professional staff whilst following the academic side of their intensive course.

Wivenhoe House is committed to ensuring every guest enjoys a memorable experience and giving the rest of the world hotel management at its very best.

Check In: 15:00 (3:00pm) Onwards (no arrivals allowed outside this window)

Check Out: 11:00 (11:00am) - 11:00 (11:00am)

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Free WiFi

Free Parking


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Facilities & Information


18th century buildings

Parking (free)

Child Friendly

Room Only (no kitchen facilities)

4 Star Official Rating

Historic Property



Free broadband access (wifi)

Private/enclosed garden

Outdoor terrace

Garden furniture

Tennis court


Children's cots

Children's games

Children's highchairs

Woodland walks


Sitting room

Iron/ironing board

Hair dryers



Central heating



Tea room



Recommended walks

Beach (a short drive)

Pub (walking distance)

Museums (a short drive)

Historic houses


Golf course (a short drive)

Tennis courts (walking distance)

Recommended restaurants (walking distance)

Theatre (walking distance)


01206 863666
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Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex, ColchesterCO4 3SQ, United Kingdom

Check-In: At 3:00pm. Check Out: By 11:00am.  

By car:

Whether approaching Wivenhoe House from London and the South or Ipswich and the North via the A12, take the exit marked Colchester (A133). Follow the A133 towards Clacton, ignore the entrance to the Knowledge Gateway, continue along the A133 then take the B1028 for Wivenhoe before turning right into Boundary Road, then right again into Park Road. The entrance for Wivenhoe House is shared with the University of Essex but Park Road leads you through Wivenhoe Park and you will be able to see the glorious house from the road.  

For Sat Nav please use CO7 9HT and then follow signage to Wivenhoe House. Please note, some Sat Navs may direct you to the wrong side of Wivenhoe Park so please check the hotel's PDF Map

By train:

Colchester station, Colchester Town station, Wivenhoe station and Hythe stations are all between 10-15 minutes from Wivenhoe House by car. Trains run between London (Liverpool Street) and Colchester station every 10-20 minutes. The journey takes around an hour. Also connect with Colchester from Norwich, Ipswich, Felixstowe & Harwich. Some trains from London (Liverpool Street) also stop at Wivenhoe Station. When travelling from the Clacton/Walton direction, alight at Wivenhoe or Hythe Stations.

By plane:

Stansted airport is approximately 45 minutes from Wivenhoe House by car. Helicopter pad coordinates are 603200/223900.  

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