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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 03330 034278
AAThe AA rosette is your guarantee that a hotel takes extra special pride in its cuisine.

Summary

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 Room Restaurant

Our new Garden Room restaurant can cater to up to 100 people, perfect for all events and functions. With direct access into our walled garden our guests can enjoy the wide open space for BBQs and photos.

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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Terrace 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 Kim David or Jade Callis on 01284 766181

Location and Attractions

Getting there.

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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 0844 387 62 40

Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 677 traveller reviews
Rating: 5 220
Rating: 4 219
Rating: 3 127
Rating: 2 73
Rating: 1 38
Rating

Dog friendly

09/09/2019 Hawkes_M, Llantwit Major, United Kingdom

We looked for a dog friendly hotel, and this place ticked all the boxes. The staff where all friendly and good to the dog. The grounds also gave us somewhere to take the dog out in the evening and mor... more

Rating

Amazing Weeding!

01/09/2019 Jackie E,

Just like to say a big thankyou to Frank,Kim and the rest of the staff who provided an excellent service for my daughter Becca and son in law Seans wedding yesterday The room looked amazing just how ... more

Owner Response
GMPriory, General Manager at Best Western Priory Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Jackie, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review following your visit with us. You are more than welcome - it was a pleasure, and honour, to be able to play our small part on Becca and Sean's big day. We look forward to being able to welcome you back to the Priory again in the future, please don't hesitate to contact the team or myself if we can be of any assistance. Kindest regards, Kim David General Manager
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Sub-standard

30/08/2019 Tanya H, Rendlesham, United Kingdom

I have stayed at many Best Western hotels and can honestly say this one is the worst hotel I have ever stayed in. Jade our receptionist was fab as she was also running the bar and the kitchen, there ... more

Owner Response
GMPriory, General Manager at Best Western Priory Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Tanya, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review following your stay with us. If I could ask that you could contact me at generalmanager@prioryhotel.co.uk, and I will happily speak with you regarding your concerns. I look forward to speaking with you soon. Kim David General Manager
Rating

Mrs

29/08/2019 Hayley B,

Just has a great nights stay in this hotel, food was lovely, rooms nice and clean, location central, staff were lovely and helpful especially receptionist Louise who went out of her way to help us!!!!... more

Owner Response
GMPriory, General Manager at Best Western Priory Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Hayley, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review following your stay with us here at the Priory Hotel. Your kind comments will be passed onto Louise, and the team, who will be so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit! We look forward to welcoming you back to the Priory on your next visit to the area. kindest regards, Kim David General Manager
Rating

Great value and lovely setting

23/08/2019 Wendy S, Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom

Visited with my daughter today for afternoon tea and was extremely impressed. We’ve been taking afternoon tea at a few different venues locally and were very happy with the Priory. The staff gave exce... more

Owner Response
GMPriory, General Manager at Best Western Priory Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Wendy, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review following your visit to us here at the Priory Hotel. We are so pleased to hear that your afternoon tea experience was relaxing and enjoyable for your daughter and yourself. Please do let us know when you would like to visit again and we will get you booked in. We look forward to welcoming you back to us in the future. Kindest regards, Kim David General Manager