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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 01284 766181
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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 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 8 10 10 12
Have an enquiry?
Contact events on 0845 620 0506

Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 609 traveller reviews
Rating: 5 188
Rating: 4 200
Rating: 3 119
Rating: 2 68
Rating: 1 34
Rating

Great Hotel , Amazing food!!

06/01/2019 Brookyma, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Recently visited the hotel for Sunday lunch , we were greeted by a very friendly receptionist who showed us to the new, very modern bar and restaurant area. Great range of drinks , the food was superb... more

Owner Response
KimD4102, General Manager at Best Western Priory Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Brook, Thank you for your visit to us here at the Priory Hotel and for taking the time to leave us a review. I am so pleased that my teams made your stay relaxing and enjoyable, and that you like the new look for the hotel. Your kind words have been passed onto my teams, and we hope that on your next visit to the hotel you will enjoy the further improvements that are coming. If we can be of any assistance, please don't hesitate to let us know. Kindest regards, Kim David
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Very Good Christmas Break

28/12/2018 david280, Holt Norfolk

We decided to go to the Priory Hotel for their 3 day Christmas break. Throughout our stay the staff were brilliant in that they were very helpful, friendly and could not do enough for their guests. I ... more

Owner Response
KimD4102, General Manager at Best Western Priory Hotel, responded to this review
Dear David, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us here at the Priory Hotel, and we are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay. My teams really enjoyed looking after all our guests who stayed with us over Christmas and I have passed on your kind comments to all my teams. The Priory will be starting it's next phase of refurbishments this year, with luck; bringing our existing guest rooms in line with the new build. We cannot wait to welcome you back to the hotel in the future to see the changes that we still have in the pipeline for this year. If we can be of any assistance, please don't hesitate to contact us directly here. Kindest regards, Kim David
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Boxing Day Lunch

26/12/2018 steve63bailey,

A family Boxing Day lunch at a hotel should be a treat! This hotel needs to go and have a look at the competition that's on offer in Bury St. Edmunds. A very limited choice on offer with only Pork bei... more

Owner Response
KimD4102, General Manager at Best Western Priory Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Steve, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review and please accept my apologies for the late reply. I am sorry to hear that we did not manage to meet expectations for your Boxing Day dining experience with us here at the Priory Hotel. Please be assured that you concerns have been taken further and I have spoken with the teams on duty that day. Your feedback has been taken forward and will help the team and I to implement improvements across the hotel as we learn the full potential of our Garden Room and Terrace Bar. We do hope that you will consider returning to us here at the Priory Hotel so that we can regain your faith in our dining experience. If we can be of any assistance in the future, please don't hesitate to contact us directly. Kindest regards, Kim David
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Fantastic Service Excellent Food

20/12/2018 M5672FBpaulh, Newmarket, United Kingdom

Had a business meeting and meal on Monday evening. On arrival we were greeted by friendly bar staff who served us courteously. Fantastic new dining and bar area. Service was great and food was marvell... more

Owner Response
KimD4102, General Manager at Best Western Priory Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Paul, Please accept my apologies that this reply is so late and thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us here at the Priory Hotel. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience with the teams - your kind words have been passed onto my teams. The team and I look forward to welcoming you back to the Priory in the future to see the changes we have still in store. Kindest regards, Kim David
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Christmas Party

19/12/2018 leighemma2089,

Visited here for our works Christmas party. Hannah on reception was great and dealt with our booking very efficiently. The new part of the building is great for an event. We really enjoyed our food an... more

Owner Response
KimD4102, General Manager at Best Western Priory Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Leighemma, Thank for for taking the time to review your stay with us here at the Priory Hotel and please accept my apologies that this response is so late. I are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that my team members worked so hard to ensure this; your kind words have been passed onto my Receptionist. I will certainly take your concern for mince pies to my kitchen when we start to plan our Christmas celebrations, which will be in the next month or two! We look forward to welcoming you back to us again in the future, and if there is anything we can do with the planning of your next visit, please don't hesitate to contact us. Kindest regards, Kim David