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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
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TRAVELER RATING
 
 
483 REVIEWS
Excellent
154
Very Good
192
Average
86
Poor
33
Terrible
18
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Latest Reviews

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Traveler Reviews

“Highly recommended”
By Ferris L
Southampton, United Kingdom on 10-Nov-17

I’ve been having to stay over night in Essex for the past month and have usually picked a hotel when in Colchester outside of the town but fancied exploring. This is a wonderful place to stay, a...

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“Great stay”
By Kfmotty
on 08-Nov-17

I stayed here for 4 days while on a course. I arrived at 1:30am and the night staff was very pleasant and did not pester me he asked for my name and gave me my room key. The rooms are your standard...

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“Nice hotel.”
By Beck18222
Birmingham, United Kingdom on 06-Nov-17

Arrival at the hotel went smoothly and the lady on reception made sure to explain everything to us that we needed to know which was good. We stayed in room 207 which was a executive double room...

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“Full of character, fantastic staff.”
By karen h
Frome, United Kingdom on 31-Oct-17

We stayed here for two nights in October 2017 for a local wedding. We had booked it using Tesco Clubcard points so didn't expect 4 star luxury, given it cost us nothing. We got 5 star service...

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“Highly Recommend”
By lkwest2017
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom on 29-Oct-17

Extremely helpful staff, beautiful hotel, very clean - Highly Recommend. Food in the hotel is gorgeous both breakfast and evening meal. Beautiful old property really lovingly look after. Staff very...

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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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