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Best Western The Rose And Crown Colchester

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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
 
 
462 REVIEWS
Excellent
144
Very Good
185
Average
84
Poor
31
Terrible
18
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Latest Reviews

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Traveler Reviews

“Classic style”
By Bisel2014
Sleaford, United Kingdom on 21-Aug-17

Traditional comfort in the oldest hotel in Colchester. Mind your head ! - the beams are genuine and very low. We had an executive double room on the first floor, overlooking the road, which meant it...

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“Party time”
By Betty V
Essex, United Kingdom on 21-Aug-17

Stayed here for 2 nights (not the first time we have stayed). Wonderful hotel, full of character, very clean, the staff are excellent, very helpful and friendly, we were particularly helped by Sue...

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“Elegant and Charming Hotel”
By tinytroll
Watford, United Kingdom on 19-Aug-17

Excellent stay at the Rose and Crown this weekend. A warm greeting from reception awaited us. Our room was very good, clean and tidy and in keeping with the rest of the hotel. There was ample...

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“Visit to see daughter and son - in- law”
By Gina R
Melksham, United Kingdom on 16-Aug-17

Used this hotel only as a base and so did not use the restaurant. Lovely old building and rooms cosy and clean. Reception staff friendly. Only two blips in our stay. 1. No hot water and we were told...

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“Wedding and overnight stay”
By
on 06-Aug-17

Not the most scenic location. But that wasn't the reason for our visit. We attended a friends wedding and for that it was perfect. Full of old worlde charm a very well presented venue. Food was 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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