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Be our guest in Bury St Edmunds.

Best Western Priory Hotel in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk is one of those rare and delightful discoveries; a privately owned and run hotel where the welcome is warm and personal, the standards high and the hospitality unique. A true oasis of calm, the hotel is ideal for business travellers seeking peace and quiet away from the office, while our Grade II listed building is the perfect place to spend a romantic weekend too. Landscaped gardens and old priory walls only add to the tranquil environment! With 1 AA rosettes for our food, free parking inside our walled grounds and excellent banqueting facilities, you'll want for nothing during your stay. And when you do visit, you'll see exactly why the hotel enjoys its reputation as a premier venue in East Anglia!

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Location

Mildenhall Road
Bury St. Edmunds
Suffolk
IP32 6EH
England
For enquiries or to make a reservation please call 0844 387 6047*
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Summary

Exciting new refurbishment happening at the hotel. This will not affect current facilities, however there may be some slight disruption of traffic movement and workers throughout the daytime only.
Bars, Free WIFI, Golf Nearby, Pets Allowed, Restaurants, No Lift
Free internet available throughout the hotel
There is free parking available onsite.
Pets: Accepted Pets in garden rooms only. £10 per dog per night.
Check-in & Check-out
14:00 | 11:00

Facilities

Dining and Bars

Chef Matthew Cooke

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Garden Restaurant

Our restaurant offers an exciting blend of British and European influenced cuisine. The menus demonstrate a technique, flair and imagination that regularly wins awards for culinary excellence!

Opening hours

Breakfast: 07.00 - 09.30
Lunch: 12.00 - 14.00
Dinner: 19.00 - 21.30
Weekend times may vary
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Lounge Bar

Relaxing and casual, our lounge is the perfect place for a pint! We serve local beer from Greene King, so you can get a true taste of East Anglia.

Opening hours

10.00-00.30
Weekend times may vary

Golf

Bury St Edmunds

Course information

Course Type:
Location: Off Site
Holes: 18
Par: 72
Distance: 6675 Yards
No handicap required

Location

2.2 miles away in Bury St Edmunds

Facilities

Pro shop golf facilities

Prices

9 holes Yes
18 holes £40.00

Suffolk

Course information

Course Type:
Location: Off Site
Holes: 18
Par:
Distance: 0 Yards
No handicap required

Location

2.00 miles away in Bury St Edmunds

Facilities

Pro shop golf facilities

Prices

9 holes Yes
18 holes £30.00

Weddings

Quietly hidden behind the historic walls of an old priory, our hotel is an idyllic venue for weddings. The standards of service are second to none too, so from the ceremony, menus, wines, flowers and photography to your departure from the hotel as a married couple, we'll take care of everything and everyone!

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Wedding service and reception venue

We can offer you exclusive use of the hotel! Just think, from the moment you arrive to the moment you leave, the whole hotel, its facilities, the grounds and every member of staff will be all yours!

Catering

Our Head Chef will be happy to discuss your menu requirements for your big day. All our menus are produced with the finest local produce and best quality ingredients!

Registrar

Registry office:
Bury St Edmunds
St Margarets, 7 The Churchyard, Suffolk, IP33 1RX
01284 741221




Complimentary Honeymoon Suite - for those celebrating their ceremony & reception with us.
Complimentary place cards & table plan
Complimentary anniversary dinner - when booked in conjunction with an overnight stay, at special reduced rates

For any enquiries please call Tracy Reader on 01284 766181

Location and Attractions

Getting there.

Sat nav users: type IP32 6EH

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Nearest motorway: A14, J9, 0.50 miles
Nearest train station: Bury St Edmunds, 0.50 miles
Nearest airport: London Stansted, 30.00 miles
Free parking on site (60 spaces)
On site disabled parking (4 spaces)

Address
Mildenhall Road
Bury St. Edmunds
Suffolk
IP32 6EH
England


What's nearby?

Sports

  • Newmarket Racecourse (15 miles)

  • Snetterton Racing Track (18 miles)

Cities & Attractions

  • St Edmundsbury Cathedral and Abbey Gardens (2 miles)

  • The Apex Theatre (2 miles)

  • Ickworth House National Trust (3 miles)

  • Greene King Brewery and Visitors Centre (2 miles)

  • Newmarket Horse Racing (15 miles)

Shopping

  • Bury St Edmunds (1.3 miles)

  • Cambridge (27 miles)

Meetings, Conferences and Events

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Our hotel provides an ideal getaway from the non-stop office life, and can accommodate a wide variety of corporate events including residential meetings, conferences, product launches and exhibitions. All of our meeting rooms have natural daylight, with several enjoying views of the gardens!

Available room set ups

Banquet
Boardroom
Classroom
Theatre
U shape




Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Babwell 24 8 10 10 12
Have an enquiry?
Contact events on 0845 620 0506

Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 594 traveller reviews
Rating: 5 181
Rating: 4 198
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Rating: 1 32
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Motel style accomodation

11/11/2018 plastiman, Ringwood, United Kingdom

Slightly worn but having a refurb currently. (Nov 18) Clean with competent staff. Hardly romantic but a handy location. Probably a good location in the summer when the patios and lawns would be a nice... more

Rating

Family occasion

07/11/2018 JRHJag, Bristol, United Kingdom

Having stayed at The Priory many times over the years, for family visits, and also Christmas packages, (which have been excellent). We had not stayed during this year whilst the extensive building wor... more

Rating

Friendly / relaxed atmosphere

06/11/2018 sr1960, Scotland

Over night biz stay. Hotel good standard & comfortable but currently completing a refurb so even better when complete. Girls on reception / bar very friendly & good ‘welcome.’ Hotel offers guest 1st ... more

Owner Response
KimD4102, General Manager at Best Western Priory Hotel, responded to this review
Dear SR, Thank you for your stay with us here at the Priory Hotel, and for taking the time to leave us a review. I shall pass on your kind words to my team - they make me proud with all their hard work, especially with all the changes that are happening at the Priory. With the launch of our new lounge, bar and restaurant on the 15th November, we will also be introducing our new wine and food menus; which you will be able to enjoy in our glass walled restaurant on your next stay with us. If we can be of any assistance in the planning of your next stay, please don't hesitate to contact us here at the Priory Hotel. Kindest regards, Kim David General Manager
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Thank you Kim and all staff

05/11/2018 304adrianb, Peterhead

Have been using the Priory for many years to visit family in Bury st Edmunds and never a bad visit yes the hotel is going through a major refurbishment but at no hassle to guests due to a late flight ... more

Owner Response
KimD4102, General Manager at Best Western Priory Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Adrian and family, Thank you for your most recent stay with us and for all your kind words. We are so pleased that you enjoy your time here with us and that each visit is special and relaxing. I will ensure that your thanks are passed onto all my teams. We are almost complete with our renovation work and next week, on the 15th November, we will be launching our new bar, lounge and restaurant. We do hope that if you are in the area, you and your family can come and visit to see Priory's new look. If we can be of any assistance planning your next visit to Bury, please don't hesitate to get in touch. Kindest regards, Kim David General Manager
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Pleasant break

03/11/2018 Anne D, London, United Kingdom

This is a very nice hotel. There was building work going on (a new restaurant) so dining room was quite small but breakfast was excellent. Evening menu was basic pub grub but maybe this will improve... more

Owner Response
KimD4102, General Manager at Best Western Priory Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Anne, Thank for you staying with us at the Priory Hotel and taking the time to leave us a review. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time here. I would like to look into your concern regarding the room type change so see why this happened, if you could contact me with the details of your stay. We have our launch on the 15th November for our new bar, lounge and restaurant which I would like to invite you to come and see if you are in the area - with a bubbles reception and a chance to win prizes. If we can be of any assistance in the future, please don't hesitate to contact us here at the hotel. Kindest regards, Kim David General Manager