The George hotel is located in the centre of Colchester - Britain's oldest recorded town - on the high street. The famous Roman castle is just a 1 minute walk. There are many shops, bars and restaurants nearby in this lively town! High flying Colchester United FC's Layer Road ground is approximately a 5 minute drive.
The rooms vary in size but are mainly medium and are kept in fair condition along with the Bathrooms. Many rooms retain original oak beams and chandelier lights. All rooms are en-suite with colour TV, radio, telephone and tea/coffee making facilities.
The George is home to a distinctive, lively Brasserie Restaurant boasting good quality English and European dishes. Choose from the fine a la Carte menu or the daily specials. The hotel hosts a popular Lounge serving food and beverages throughout the day in spacious, comfortable surroundings making it the ideal place to relax and take a break from the bustling town centre. If you're a sports fan, the big screen in Graham's lounge is the place for you to enjoy all the major sporting events.
The property is a 500 year old Coaching Inn, Tudor in design and now white on the outside. It is a prominent feature in the centre of the town.
The small lobby leads into the lounge with a small seating area with wooden floors and rugs.
The Hotel resonates with history and reflects the style and elegance of a bygone era. This is acharming hotel in a lively and up and coming destination, famous for its nightlife. (GW 09/2008)
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