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BEST WESTERN Priory Hotel.

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 2 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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Mildenhall Road
Bury St. Edmunds
IP32 6EH


2015 dinner inclusive rates offer a £24 à la carte allowance
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
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Rooms & Rates


Dining and Bars

Chef Executive Chef


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

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

Weekend times may vary


Bury St Edmunds

Course information

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


2.2 miles away in Bury St Edmunds


Pro shop golf facilities


9 holes Yes
18 holes £40.00


Course information

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


2.00 miles away in Bury St Edmunds


Pro shop golf facilities


9 holes Yes
18 holes £30.00


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!


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!


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!


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 Lisa Reader 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)

Mildenhall Road
Bury St. Edmunds
IP32 6EH

What's nearby?


  • 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)


  • Bury St Edmunds (1.3 miles)

  • Cambridge (27 miles)

Meetings, Conferences and Events


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

U shape

Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Babwell 24 10 10 10 12
Langton 70 30 26 26 50
Garden Restaurant 60 0 0 24 44
Conservatory 24 14 16 16 28
Terrace 24 14 16 18 28
Have an enquiry?
Contact events on 0845 620 0506


  • TripAdvisor
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 281 traveller reviews
Rating: 5 80
Rating: 4 104
Rating: 3 57
Rating: 2 30
Rating: 1 10

Excellent food

04/10/2015 JulesRugby, Rugby

I stayed with my husband in this hotel for a short romantic break, and we had a wonderful time. The room in the garden annex opened on to the pretty gardens and we had a big clean room with comfy bed ... more


Beautiful surroundings, excellent service and great value

04/10/2015 Sjwilson15, London, United Kingdom

We stayed in an outside garden room, the surrounding gardens are gorgeous. The room was large with plenty of storage and very comfortable bed. The staff are really friendly and helpful. The breakfast ... more


4th stay.

28/09/2015 Nigel K, Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom

Well. We've just stayed at the Priory for the 4th time. As usual it was excellent. Stayed in room 5 this time. The best room we've had so far. It even has decent water pressure in the shower, unlike r... more

Owner Response
Holidaytourer, Owner at BEST WESTERN Priory Hotel, responded to this review
Thank you for your response. Your comments are greatly appreciated and have been passed on to the team. We hope to welcome you again for your 5th Stay! Brian Keane, Owner


28/09/2015 ManchesterGraham, MANCHESTER

This Hotel cant do enough for you,Staff so friendly and helpful,Rooms were top-class Gardens were lovely,Food Delicious,What more could you ask for.We only spent the one night her,and wished we had no... more

Owner Response
Holidaytourer, Owner at BEST WESTERN Priory Hotel, responded to this review
Thank you for your review. We are very pleased to hear you enjoyed your experience and have chosen to share it with others. We welcome you back to the hotel in the future with open arms. Brian Keane, Owner

Nice place, nice grounds, lovely staff, underwhelming.

24/09/2015 Phil K, Newmarket, United Kingdom

I've stayed here a couple of times now and both times it has been OK. I've stayed in their 'outside' rooms which is not the best in the morning when you have to walk to breakfast in the rain, but hey!... more

Owner Response
Holidaytourer, Owner at BEST WESTERN Priory Hotel, responded to this review
Thank you for your recent feedback. Your feedback is very important to us. We have recently purchased the hotel and are very interested to hear guests views on the expectations and value for money that we offer. We do have Capex plans and future investment into the property and your comments have certainly been taken on board to help us in the planning process. We hope to welcome you again and over time you will restore some faith in the hotel when you see the future that it holds. Brian Keane, Owner