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East Street
Colchester, England CO1 2TZ
Great Britain

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Hotel Overview

The oldest Hotel in England's oldest recorded town. The Best Western Rose and Crown Hotel, originally a 14th century posting house, lovingly restored to a modern day hotel. Nine executive rooms featuring flat screen LCD televisions, air-conditioning, laptop charging safes and premium quality fixtures and furnishings. Alternatively, choose from the historic oak beamed rooms in the original house, or the more contemporary rooms in the main building. All rooms have an entertainment system and either Wi-Fi or Internet data port. The Oak room restaurant has been recently refurbished and offers a contemporary setting and great casual dining, a favorite with the locals and guests alike. Have a pre-dinner drink in either the hotel lounge or enjoy the Tudor Bar/Brasserie with its more traditional foods and ales. The hotel is within walking distance of Colchester Town centre (15 minutes) and accessible to all the historic sights of East Anglia.

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The Best Western Rose & Crown in Colchester was awarded Best Small Hotel in Essex.

Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
No pets allowed Guide and hearing dogs only
TripAdvisor
TRAVELER RATING
 
 
471 REVIEWS
Excellent
149
Very Good
188
Average
85
Poor
31
Terrible
18
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Latest Reviews

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Traveler Reviews

“Very good for the price. Great food.”
By 336Cheb
London, England, United Kingdom on 19-Sep-17

We stayed for one night to get an early start out to Flatford Mill and Constable Country, which is a 15 minute drive away. Because of this we skipped breakfast on our departure so can't comment on...

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“Neat, Tidy Room, Highly responsive staff”
By kellyo855
colchester, United Kingdom on 16-Sep-17

Spent a few nights and felt really welcomed- Staffs are highly responsive to guest needs. The only flaw was that the breakfast starts at 7.00am and I needed to be at my meeting for 7.00am, so if you...

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“£190 for two nights”
By Frankie S
on 16-Sep-17

Stayed here for two nights bed and breakfast as part of a wedding party. It was ok. The room was fine and we had everything we needed. We didn't get our coffee and tea tray replenished for the...

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“Delivered everything you could ask for.”
By CharlieCherry
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom on 10-Sep-17

A building with history and every member of staff steps up to do their bit, even the ones you don't see. The food and service is excellent, We visited Colchester while travelling in the south east...

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“Friendly & Helpful Staff”
By LadySarah81
Crawley, United Kingdom on 10-Sep-17

We picked a basic room as only needed a place to sleep for the Doughnut Dash on Sunday. We had a family room so as per the price not the most comfortable and bathroom could have been cleaner and...

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel

  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Restaurant on-site
  • Cocktail lounge
  • Porterage/bell service
  • Guest laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Safe deposit box
  • Fax services
  • Photocopy services
  • Wedding services
  • Banquet facilities
  • Free parking
  • Breakfast available, nominal fee
  • Elevator
  • Inter corridor
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Free wireless high-speed Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • Air-conditioning
  • Outdoor parking

Room

  • Imagine sleeping in a 14th century room, with all the amenities of the modern day. Choose from either the historic oak-beamed rooms located in the original house, or the more contemporary rooms in the new wing. All 38 rooms are en-suite and have a pay per view entertainment system which allow user to surf the net, email, order movies, play games or listen to Radio. Hospitality trays, direct dial telephones, hair dryers and ironing facilities are also provided. Dry cleaning service is available. We have just completed nine new Executive rooms with additional benefits like: air-conditioning, plasma flat screen televisions, luxury furnishings and fittings and designer bathrooms. Four poster and family suites are also available. Free WiFi available in all rooms.

Rooms for the Physically Challenged: 2

  • Physically challenged rooms/facilities
  • A lift for disabled access
  • Disabled toilet facilities
  • Easy access to our restaurant for disabled guests

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