Right at the end of our road 200m away is a Premier Inn, which has the Balkerne Gate family pub attached. link
On the other side of the A12 junction, five minutes drive, is a Ramada Inn. link
In the middle of Colchester High Street, surrounded by pubs, clubs and restaurants is the 500 year old coaching in, The George. 8 minutes drive depending on traffic. link
Very accessible from the A12 from London is the Holiday Inn Eight Ash Green, approximately 10 minutes drive. link
Also within easy reach via the A12 on the London side of Colchester, 15 minutes from us is the Best Western at Marks Tey. link
Maison Talbooth, in the heart of Constable Country. Rooms from £250 per night. If you think you're worth it. link