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About Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester - Five Lakes 4*


Nestled in 320 acres of serene Essex countryside, the 194 bedroom, 4* Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester Five Lakes features the two time AA Rosette winning Brasserie 1, as well as four bars and a luxurious spa complex.

Golf courses

Colchester Five Lakes Golf Club hosts two contrasting and mature 18 hole parkland courses – The Lakes and The Links - which have gained an enviable reputation in this part of England, making Five Lakes golf breaks one of our most sought after in the region. 


Crowne Plaza Colchester is situated near Maldon, Essex, approximately 9 miles from the A12, within easy reach of the M25, and only 35 minutes from Stansted Airport. The resort is also accessible via train, with the nearest station of Kelvedon around 20 minute drive away. Trains run into Kelvedon from Colchester and Chelmsford making it easily reachable.

  • Driving Range
  • Putting Greens
  • Pro Shop
  • Tuition
  • Sauna & Steam Room
  • Spa
  • Indoor Swimming Pool
  • Gym

Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester - Five Lakes 4* Details

Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester - Five Lakes hotel information

Designed with comfort in mind, the 194 bedrooms at Five Lakes Colchester are equipped with en-suites, TVs with satellite, complimentary Wi-Fi, toiletries and tea and coffee making facilities as standard. With a selection of standard and executive bedrooms, suites and village rooms, you will not be let down by the accommodation as there is something for everyone here.

Dining options include the AA Rosette awarded Brasserie 1, which offers a varied menu served in the spacious dining area that is perfect for private groups. Or enjoy a drink in either the relaxed Sports Bar or the newly refurbished Bar Lacu, which are both ideal for a light snack and an after-round or after-dinner drink.

Opened on Wednesday and Saturday evenings, Crowne Plaza Colchester also offers The Grill Room – an informal restaurant to enjoy some of the finest locally sourced meat in a relaxed and friendly environment. Also on-site is the hotels Sports Bar, a great place to grab some food and drink whilst watching live sporting events. 

Spa information

Five Lakes Colchester has a great range of leisure options including a beauty spa, swimming pool, gymnasium, tanning salon and racquet facilities. Adding to the extensive health and leisure facilities, the spa at Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester offers a wide range of treatments using the renowned ESPA, Clarins and Jessica products.

Things to see and do

Why not visit Colchester zoo, one of the finest zoos in Europe and winner of the coveted 'Large Visitor Attraction of the Year' Award in 2003. The Monastery of Saint John the Baptist and Colchester Arts Centre are also popular tourist attractions, and if you fancy a bit of wine tasting then we suggest you visit Essex Wine School.

Our view of Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester - Five Lakes

A Five Lakes golf break is always a popular option for our clients and it’s easy to see why with its great location, brilliant golf courses and superb value breaks.

Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester – Five Lakes reviews verified by reevooReevoo

(7.8 out of 10)
Overall rating
Scores 7.8 out of 10 based on 273 reviews
(8 out of 10)


Fantastic stay... great golf
Confirmed guest: 04 August 2017
Published on: 10 August 2017
(7 out of 10)


Ongar Essex
More choice of dining options would be nice
Confirmed guest: 22 July 2017
Published on: 29 July 2017
(6 out of 10)


Peterborough Expects value for money!
Very slow service in the golf clubhouse bar/snack area. Limited choice of food also. The coffee was very good as it was Starbucks.
Confirmed guest: 16 July 2017
Published on: 19 July 2017

Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester – Five Lakes FAQs

What is the check-in and check-out time?

Check in: 3pm - Check out: 11am

Which restaurant do guests eat in as part of the dinner package?

Brasserie 1

Do I need to book a table in the restaurant?


Is there a dress-code for dinner?

Yes, formal

What time is breakfast served?

Mon-Fri: 7am - 10am, Sat & Sun: 7:30am - 10:30am

Are the facilities free of charge?


Is there a minibar in the room?


Is there parking onsite?

Complimentary on-site parking

Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester – Five Lakes, Colchester Road, Tolleshunt Knights, Maldon, Essex, England, CM9 8HX