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BEST WESTERN The Rose & Crown Hotel

East Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 2TZ

Ratings & Awards

3 stars Hotels that are inspected by the AA for their level of service and facilities are reflected in the number of stars awarded.

Hotel Amenities

  • Free Internet
  • Free parking onsite (45 spaces)
  • Parking On Site
  • Restaurants
  • Bars
  • WIFI
  • Lift
  • Hotel And Bedrooms All Completely Non Smoking

Get in touch

08445 76 76 76
*local rate

BEST WESTERN Rose and Crown Hotel

Comfort in Colchester.

The BEST WESTERN Rose and Crown Hotel is within walking distance of Colchester city centre. With a proud history of hospitality, it's the oldest recorded hotel in England's oldest recorded town!

That means you can look forward to a real oldy-worldy stay, with oak beamed walls, original chimneys and original small paned windows all adding to this 14th Century coaching inn-turned hotels appeal.

Colchester itself offers just as much character and charm, thanks to a rich history of Roman, Medieval and Victorian influences. You'll be near Constable Country too, which should give you an idea of the beautiful scenery and picturesque villages that will be on your doorstep!

Exploring Colchester and beyond

From historical points of interest in the city centre to the futuristic Quasar venue across the road, the BEST WESTERN Rose and Crown Hotel is perfectly placed for a fun and fascinating stay.

Things to do in Colchester

Landmarks and getting around

  • Colchester Castle (0.8 miles)
  • Colchester Zoo (5 miles)
  • Firstsite (0.5 miles)
  • Layer Marney Towers (7 miles)
  • Constable Country Flatford and Dedham (8 miles)

There are lots of shopping opportunities nearby.

Find out more about attractions near the BEST WESTERN The Rose & Crown Hotel.

BEST WESTERN The Rose & Crown Hotel at a glance

Enjoy 14th Century character to 21st Century convenience!

  • 39 hotel rooms
  • 45 Free Parking
  • 2 restaurants
  • 2 Meeting and conference facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • 2 bars

Our Values

Old meets new here, with all the charm of our 14th Century coaching inn and all the convenience of a modern day hotel. Our staff go to great lengths where your comfort is concerned, so sit back, relax and let us take care of everything.
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Rating: 4 "Lovely hotel"

19/Jul/14  A TripAdvisor Member, Norwich, United Kingdom | Type: 

Fab hotel absolutely stunning - receptionist was amazing, Breakfast staff not so much but I guess they may have been busy. On the whole a great stay a a lovely hotel. Short walk into town was really n... more »

Rating: 3 "distressing"

02/May/14  david h, Plymouth, United Kingdom | Type: 

room very cold on arrival, broken shower, warm water in sink, had to stand in bath to clean teeth, shower no cold water at all, had run bath and sit down to cool. Food excellent, beer good ales and sk... more »

Rating: 4 "A good standard hotel"

26/Mar/14  A TripAdvisor Member, Cheltenham, United Kingdom | Type: 

My wife and I stayed for one night. The 'executive' room was quite small, though very clean and well decorated. The bed, however, was uncomfortable. A better quality mattress would have been appreciat... more »

Rating: 4 "Best Western Colchester"

23/Feb/14  Vince L, Gillingham, United Kingdom | Type: 

Nice Hotel and friendly staff and the food in the restaurant was good, but why is it that most hotels let themselves down with the shower/bath. I have stayed in many hotels in England but this is near... more »

Rating: 5 "Excellent experience"

23/Jan/14  A TripAdvisor Member, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada | Type: 

I had a fantastic experience at this charming old world hotel. Service, ambiance, drinks, room, all were terrific. The barman Kevin must be singled out as a real asset to the place. A warm, generous m... more »

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BEST WESTERN The Rose & Crown Hotel
East Street

For phone bookings please call:
08445 76 76 76

For general enquiries please call:
01206 866677

For online bookings please use the
pink button above.

Check in: 14:00
Check out: 11:00

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