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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 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*
AA

Summary

2016 dinner inclusive rates offer a £24 per person 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

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 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

Reviews

  • TripAdvisor
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 376 traveller reviews
Rating: 5 104
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Rating: 1 13
Rating

wedding anniversary

26/08/2016 berry12016, Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom

good food. friendly staff. booked as an anniversary. no small gift or table dec. room definitely needs upgrading. no air conditioning and not even a fan. Room was unbearable. Location good for bury st... more

Rating

Staff more than make up for this rather 'in need of updating' hotel

24/08/2016 Nicki B, Norwich, United Kingdom

The Reception staff were very obliging, polite, courteous and couldn't do enough to help. We asked to change rooms as the one we were originally shown was poked up a corner and felt dark & unwelcoming... more

Owner Response
Kelly K, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Priory Hotel, responded to this review
Thank you for your review. I have passed on your comments and can confirm we are in the process of refurbishing all areas that are needed. I am pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you again in the future. Tracy Reader - General Manager
Rating

Anniversary meal

24/08/2016 Lisa M,

Return visit under new management. Good service, lovely meal with all the little extras , individual breads&olives. Starters very tasty,main courses of sordfish and pork excellent ( although more por... more

Owner Response
Kelly K, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Priory Hotel, responded to this review
Thank you for taking the time to review your most recent stay with us. We are pleased you enjoyed your meal and hope to welcome you again soon in the future. Tracy Reader - General Manager
Rating

Made our wedding a very special day to remember.

23/08/2016 sandra y, Taunton, United Kingdom

We had our wedding here, for a party of 18. Everything was handled in the most professional manner.. Very friendly and helpful, fabulous food, lovely honeymoon suite and lovely grounds.Nothing was too... more

Owner Response
Kelly K, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Priory Hotel, responded to this review
Thank you for your kind review. We were so pleased to be part of your special day and wish you both all the very best for the future. We hope you will return again in the future. Tracy Reader - General Manager
Rating

Not suitable for formal parties

22/08/2016 marcuspbristow, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom

Having written a detailed complaint of the service we experienced for my Mother's 80th party at the end of July, no acknowledgment has been received. The accommodation is pretty much as described by ... more

Owner Response
Kelly K, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Priory Hotel, responded to this review
Thank you for your review and your comments regarding staff. I am sorry to hear your recent experience with us was disappointing, I can confirm a response has been sent to you today by first class post. Tracy Reader - General Manager