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Travelodge Colchester Northern Gateway

27 stars 27 reviews

Unit 12, Northern Gateway Leisure Park, United Way, Colchester, CO4 5UP, UK
"Recognised as Britain’s first city, Colchester is a must-visit destination"

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Directions and parking

How to get to your hotel

From A12 Northbound, exit at junction 28, towards Sudbury/Colchester/A134, At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Via Urbis Romanae, At the roundabout, take the 1st exit to continue on Via Urbis Romanae, At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto United Way, hotel is on the right hand side.


The hotel has a limited number of chargeable parking spaces available on site on a first come first served basis. There is additional chargeable parking available in a shared car park on the leisure park complex within a few minutes walk from the hotel.

About this hotel

Local Attractions

Our Colchester Northern Gateway hotel is situated conveniently on the doorstep of Colchester United Football Club, just a short journey away from the town centre. With a whirlwind of history and architecture, Colchester is perfect for any history lover. Visit the famed Colchester Castle and grounds, as well as the Roman Town Houses and Duncan’s Gate. If you’re visiting for a more cultural experience, why not visit one of the town’s many theatres and art centres such as the Colchester Arts Centre or Mercury Theatre. It’s also a short 20-minute car ride away from Colchester Zoo, the largest zoo attraction in the UK.

Local Amenities

For gym fanatics, David Lloyd Colchester is just across the street, and chains PureGym and The Gym Group are both located centrally within the town. Or perhaps if you want to enjoy some tasty refreshments, McDonald’s offers quick to-go food, or there are plenty of local pubs perfect for a relaxed sit-down meal. The local BP garage also sells a range of groceries.

Travel Links

Travelling to and from our Colchester Northern Gateway hotel is simple thanks to easy access and local transport links. Guests travelling by public transport can alight at Colchester Train Station, as well as plenty of bus routes around the town. Guests travelling by car can exit from the A12 straight to the hotel’s doorstep.

Standard Double Rooms

Every double and family room has a comfy king-size Dreamer bed, with four plump pillows and a snug duvet.

Room Accessibility

For any accessibility questions, including the availability of wet rooms, please call the Colchester Northern Gateway hotel directly.

Bar Café

Guests can enjoy plenty of choices at breakfast and a delicious menu of evening meals in our on-site Bar Café.

In addition to great food, our on-site Bar Café also serves a range of drinks and bar snacks including a fine selection of World Beers, Pale Ale, IPA and red & white wines. Alcohol-free options are also available.

Don't forget to try our new additions to the drinks menu: Mojito, Elderflower Spritz and Passionfruit and Espresso Martini cocktails! No matter the occasion, it's always cocktail time!

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Useful information

We think you’re going to love our new design rooms that feature a contemporary new décor, our signature king size Travelodge Dreamer™ bed with bedside USB charging points, a spacious desk and blackout curtains to help you get a great night’s sleep. All rooms include our complimentary tea and coffee making facilities and hand, hair & body wash in our shower rooms.

Check-in & check-out

Standard check-in time: from 3pm.
Standard check-out time: until 12pm (noon).
Early check-in and late check-out available as extras.
24-hour receptionist.

Food & drink


Monday to Friday, early risers can tuck into our ultimate unlimited breakfast including fresh whole-bean Lavazza coffee from 7am, or take advantage of our extended breakfast until 10am. Weekend guests can enjoy breakfast from 8am until 11am. FREE for kids: Up to 2 kids aged 15 or under eat FREE for every full paying adult. 


Our Colchester Northern Gateway hotel has cots and hair dryers available on request (subject to availability).

Telephone charges

Please feel free to phone our hotel for further information, calls are charged at 13p per minute plus your phone company's access charge. Bookings made through our Central Reservations line are subject to a non-refundable booking fee of £2.50 per call.

Call 08719 846595

Bar Cafe

This hotel has an on-site restaurant and bar that serves breakfast and tasty evening meals. On weekdays (Mon-Fri) our unlimited all you can eat breakfast is served from 6am until 10am. At weekends breakfast is served between 6am and 11am.*

*Selected hotels offer extended serving times.

T&Cs apply.

Chargeable parking onsite

This hotel has chargeable car parking available for customers on a first come first served basis. Further car parking details can be found under “Parking” on the hotel page.

Air cooling unit

This hotel is wholly or partly air-conditioned.