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Accommodation in Colchester and Southend

The University of Essex, Colchester campus offers accommodation for conferences, groups and individuals.  Accommodation is available for Spring Graduation & summer bookings - July to mid-September each year.


If you would like to receive information on accommodation provided at our Southend campus please call 01702 328336.


Accommodation is provided in single en suite bedrooms within self-contained flats of between four and six rooms. If you prefer economy accommodation in one of our towers these are single rooms within flats of between fourteen and sixteen bedrooms and shared facilities.


  • Full bedding
  • Bed linen and towels
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Use of the flat kitchen (on request)
  • Iron and ironing board (on request)
  • A wide range of catering outlets across campus (Colchester only)
  • Free parking (Colchester only)



For large group bookings a self-catering option may be available to you, please contact Event Essex directly for more information by phoning 01206 872358 or emailing

If you are a registered student looking for summer accommodation including graduation week please contact Accommodation Essex directly on (01206) 873156


Please be aware, our accommodation is not suitable for children under 12 years. Children 12+ must be accompanied by an parent or guardian. Full terms and conditions can be found here.
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