Group Leisure

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Event Essex offers competitive tariffs and group leisure discounts, making us the perfect choice for your group stay. Explore the historic town of Colchester or the seaside attractions of Southend from a comfortable and relaxing base, and enjoy flexible and bespoke packages to suit your needs.

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, go half board or go full board (Half Board and Full Board options available on our Colchester Campus only)
  • A fully stocked communal kitchen, for self-catering
  • Bespoke free Event Essex WiFi
  • Free parking and parking for coaches (available at our Colchester campus only)
  • Free room booking for the group coach driver(s)
  • A variety of on-site bars, restaurants, banks and shops (Colchester only)
  • A high street location within easy walking distance of restaurants, shops, bars and banks (available at our Southend Campus 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.

For more information on the venues and room hire we offer please visit our Contact Us page to fully complete and submit an enquiry form. Our team will get back to you as soon as possible.

Alternatively, you can email us at, call us on 01206 872358 or visit our office based at the University of Essex, Colchester Campus.

You can also contact us through direct message on our Facebook pageTwitter feed and LinkedIn profile.

We hope to hear from you soon.

(Please note that no under 16s are permitted to stay in University Square Southend.)

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We offer a variety of standard and bespoke catering packages, all locally sourced and of the highest quality.

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Explore Britain’s oldest recorded town or the sea-side attractions of Southend from our ideally located accommodation.