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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.

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 0844 387 62 40

Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 663 traveller reviews
Rating: 5 214
Rating: 4 216
Rating: 3 123
Rating: 2 73
Rating: 1 37
Rating

Don't eat there

15/07/2019 Jackie504200, Market Bosworth, United Kingdom

The hotel room was ok. It was very warm but as it faced the main road we couldn't leave a window open overnight but a fan had been provided. There was only only one bedside lamp but reception sent an... more

Rating

Very dated and low quality

28/06/2019 GT9484,

I stayed here for 12 nights while attending a course. When I booked I looked online a seen the pictures online and the place looked nice but on arrival you soon realise the quality and standard are ve... more

Owner Response
GMPriory, General Manager at Best Western Priory Hotel, responded to this review
Dear GT9484, Thank for for taking the time to leave us a review following your stay, and I am very sorry for the late reply. I am also sorry to hear that your stay did not meet with your expectations and that this wasn't brought to my attention, either during your stay or on check out. Please be assured that your concerns will be brought to the attention of the teams here at our next meeting. I would like the opportunity to speak with you personally regarding your concerns, if you would be willing to contact me here at the Priory, either by call or email. I look forward to speaking with you soon. Kindest regards, Kim David
Rating

Super dog friendly - Beautiful setting.

22/06/2019 Eddie M,

My wife and I spent three days in the hotel this week. We have two labradoodles and came to enjoy nearby Thetford Forest for a short break for all of us. The hotel is especially welcoming to dog owner... more

Owner Response
GMPriory, General Manager at Best Western Priory Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Eddie M, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review of your stay here at the Priory Hotel. We are very pleased to hear you have received great customer service. The compliments will be certainly passed onto the team members mentioned. Such a great compliment from professionals within the hospitality industry, shows we are going in the right direction when it comes to deliver great facilities and customer service. We do hope that you will continue to make the Priory your No. 1 choice hotel when in the area. Many thanks again, Giuseppe Carata General Manager
Rating

Pleasant stay

20/06/2019 DomandPerry, Falirk

The hotel is quite well situated, within easy reach of the centre. It is clean and the room was comfortable, although the walls are paper thin and it is possible to hear everything in the next room. O... more

Owner Response
GMPriory, General Manager at Best Western Priory Hotel, responded to this review
Dear DomandPerry, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review of your stay here at the Priory Hotel. We take all feedback very seriously and will be reviewing and addressing some of the points you have raised. We do hope that you will continue to make the Priory Hotel, your hotel of choice when in the area. Many thanks again, Giuseppe Carata General Manager
Rating

worth a visit - Friendly, clean and comfortable!

19/06/2019 chogan79, Crook, United Kingdom

Staying here for work over the next few weeks and first impressions are pretty good. Some parts are very modern and some not so much although the amazing staff and good food are definitely worth the... more

Owner Response
GMPriory, General Manager at Best Western Priory Hotel, responded to this review
Dear chogan79, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review of your stay here at the Priory Hotel. We are very pleased to hear you have received great customer service. The compliments will be certainly passed onto the team members mentioned. We do hope that you will continue to make the Priory your No. 1 choice hotel when in the area after this long stay. Many thanks again, Giuseppe Carata General Manager