Whether you are looking for a break away, a training camp venue or even accommodation for that family reunion, look no further than the University of Essex's Towers and Houses. We have over 1000 bedrooms available from early July until late September with pockets of availability remaining year round. With such a wide range of accommodation available there's something to suit everyone's holiday tastes.
As well as complimentary bed linen, towels, toiletries and WiFi, your room hire will also include:
Breakfast, with the option to add a packed lunch, with half Board and Full Board options available
A fully stocked communal kitchen, for self-catering
Free parking and parking for coaches with a free room booking for the group coach driver
A variety of on-site bars, restaurants, banks and shops (Colchester only)
Our en-suite, single rooms are provided within self-contained flats, and do not charge a single-room supplement. Event Essex is more than happy to discuss your individual needs, and are experienced at offering itineraries for a variety of different group types, including youth groups and sports camps.
Set in a Large Green Flag Award winning Parkland, each summer the beautiful grounds of the University of Essex transform to become a home-away-from-home for summer schools, groups of friends, couples, multi-generational families, and people enjoying a break away.
Offering a great choice of rooms, with both ensuite and shared facilties available for both short and long stays, our self-catering accommodation is fantastic value for money and an ideal way to enjoy the beauty, sights and sounds of Essex. The campus is just a short drive from many iconic visitor attractions, including Colchester Castle , Dedham and Mersea Island making it the perfect base whatever the purpose of your visit.
Please note that all of our rooms are single rooms. £40 Plus VAT per person per night Room Only or £45 Plus VAT Bed and Breakfast
- Breakfast available
- Foodshop/mobile foodshop
- On-site catering
- On-site light refreshments
- Packed lunches provided
- Picnic site
- Snacks/afternoon tea
- Central heating
- Laundry facilities
- Free WIFI
Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities
- Conference facilities
- Facilities for conferencing
- Mobile phone coverage
- Sleeps 20+
- Free Parking on Site
- Parking with charge
Map & Directions
Public Transport Directions
The 61 and 62 Firstbus routes pass straight through the campus with a bus taking you to the Colchester Town Centre every 15 minutes.
We are also just a 15 minute walk from Colchester Hythe train Station