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


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


Dining and Bars

Chef Matthew Cooke


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 Tracy 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 Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 509 traveller reviews
Rating: 5 164
Rating: 4 170
Rating: 3 96
Rating: 2 60
Rating: 1 19

Sunday lunch

19/11/2017 Steven D, Hatfield, United Kingdom

An excellent Sunday lunch with the family at the Best Western Priory Hotel in Bury St Edmunds. The staff were friendly and welcoming and the hotel were happy to cater for our younger children. Highl... more


The staff where very good

29/10/2017 Bubbles190, Norwich, United Kingdom

The staff where very good, the bed was comfortable. The room was a bit run down. Breakfast so great and again the staff where very good Tracy , she really understands people. Not to sure about some ... more

Owner Response
Tony C, General Manager at Best Western Priory Hotel, responded to this review
Thank you for taking the time to post a review and thank you for your positive comments which have been passed on to the staff. We are continuing to invest in the bedrooms to raise the overall standard here and hope to be able to offer you a higher standard of room if you should visit us again in the future.

Lacks effective management

23/10/2017 Brian L, Chesterfield, United Kingdom

A group of 28 sports car enthusiasts have just spent the weekend at this hotel following arrangements made many months ago by a couple of our Club members. When the booking was being arranged they dea... more

Owner Response
Kelly K, Group General Manager at Best Western Priory Hotel, responded to this review
Thank you for your recent review in regards to your stay at the Priory Hotel. I would like to have the opportunity to discuss your issues in further detail. Can I ask that you email me directly d.hayward@cameronventuresgroup.co.uk with you details so that we can go through in more detail. I look forward to hearing from you. D Hayward

NIce grounds

23/10/2017 arsenal2525ab, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Pros...nice big room and bathroom, big comfortable bed, great staff, charming surroundings, good shower plenty of hot water, didn't utilize the main reception area, but it looked cozy and other guests... more

Owner Response
Tony C, General Manager at Best Western Priory Hotel, responded to this review
Thank you for your review and generally positive feedback. Sadly the great British weather does not really warrant the installation of air-conditioning in the bedrooms but fans are available at Reception should the need arise. We look forward to seeing you again in the future

Great hotel

22/10/2017 Ian W,

Good location to walk into town Nice rooms Clean Dog friendly Need a happier bar man... 90% staff that we encountered happy, attentive, professional, just the barman that took the shine off, but not a... more

Owner Response
Tony C, General Manager at Best Western Priory Hotel, responded to this review
Thank you for your review and for your generally positive comments. I am sorry that your experience in the bar did not meet the standards that we aim to achieve but be assured we will take steps to try and address this issue