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East Street
Colchester, England CO1 2TZ
Great Britain

CHECK-IN

2:00 P.M. GMT

CHECK-OUT

11:00 A.M. GMT

CURRENCY

BRITISH POUND (GBP)

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
 
 
506 REVIEWS
Excellent
161
Very Good
197
Average
94
Poor
35
Terrible
19
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Latest Reviews

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Traveler Reviews

“Our Wedding experience..”
By bas66
bas66 on 18-Feb-18

After researching many venues we decided to have and plan our wedding at the Rose and Crown. When I read a review I expect to be reading a 100% true and honest review of the writers experience...

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“A proper hotel”
By stevem0ss
Great Malvern, United Kingdom on 14-Feb-18

A hotel with real character, black and white timber framed building. Great bar, that has a real pub feeling to it. Fifteen minute walk to town centre where there is a great selection of restaurants...

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“Buy a bigger chair...”
By Gaylord
Middle England on 11-Feb-18

Weird way to start a review but... I had to come and go a lot during my stay. As you come through the door from the car park, the reception desk is straight in front of you. However the receptionists...

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“Nice place”
By JackoGM
Cotton on 10-Feb-18

Nice venue for a great wedding Rooms comfortable but struggled to see the executive touch Staff were ok but only one member of the waiting staff ( Dan) stood out as being friendly and took the...

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“Nice hotel for Business, strange layout!”
By Jenni B
Bradford, United Kingdom on 22-Jan-18

Stayed here for a meeting one night and overall had a good experience. The front desk staff are great, and really helpful and my room was clean and had all the amenities you could want. The only down...

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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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