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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
 
 
490 REVIEWS
Excellent
157
Very Good
193
Average
88
Poor
34
Terrible
18
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Latest Reviews

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Traveler Reviews

“Cosy venue”
By david h
Norfolk, United Kingdom on 09-Dec-17

The restaurant has a nice cosy feel. You order at the bar and the food arrives reasonably quickly. There is an interesting choice but perhaps over priced. The food itself was fine, we both had fish...

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“Family”
By Garybuick47
Guildford, United Kingdom on 05-Dec-17

Perfect location but enough to have peace and quite , sfaff as always as I stay there regularly are always happy to help if need be with anything day or night 🤗. Been staying there since my son was...

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“My favourite pub in Colchester”
By Natasha P
on 04-Dec-17

The Rose & Crown is a stunning historic building. It has a great atmosphere, a good selection of drinks and a real fire during colder months. Staff are friendly and the food is lovely and moderately...

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“Overnight Stay”
By Mel W
on 28-Nov-17

I was so pleased that I had chosen this hotel as it was a fantastic stay. The building itself is stunning and very oldy worldy but has modern touches here and there. We were greeted on arrival by...

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“Overnight”
By Alison P
on 23-Nov-17

My colleague having stayed at this hotel prior to my arrival requested that I not be in Room 210 as the noise from that side of the building from the fridges was very loud and would keep me awake...

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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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