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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
 
 
477 REVIEWS
Excellent
151
Very Good
189
Average
86
Poor
33
Terrible
18
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Latest Reviews

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Traveler Reviews

“Family wedding ”
By jadeyshell
Kent, United Kingdom on 16-Oct-17

I came to this hotel for a family wedding, free parking which is a plus, it’s no good for anyone over 5’7 as you’ll constantly bang your head. Food was mediocre. I have to say wedding was beautiful...

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“Night away to see friends”
By Chloé G
on 14-Oct-17

My partner and I recently stayed here and we were in room 214. It was a very disappointing hotel room, especially for £80. It was a tiny box room which was very dated. There was a clock by the side...

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“Ivona”
By ivonamichl
on 10-Oct-17

The hotel staff is great send i really appreciate their help. ***** Everything else average. I was very surprised that during 7 nights of stay they didn't change the sheets. The bathroom - shower, is...

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“Great staff”
By EstherS17300
Princeville, Illinois on 30-Sep-17

We arrived for our pre-booked (through an Internet site) 4-day stay to find that somehow the Internet site had cancelled our reservation, and the hotel was completely booked for a wedding over the...

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“Fire!”
By dk1610
City of London, United Kingdom on 24-Sep-17

Very aesthetically pleasing from the outside and there is no disappointment when you enter. Old and charming with modernised rooms containing everything you need. We had a great stay with no...

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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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