Best Western The Rose & Crown Hotel

East Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 2TZ, England
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Best Western The Rose & Crown Hotel

Best Western Rose and Crown Hotel.

Comfort in Colchester. The Best Western Rose and Crown Hotel is within walking distance of Colchester city centre. With a proud history of hospitality, it's the oldest recorded hotel in England's oldest recorded town! That means you can look forwa show more

Bars, Free WIFI, Golf Nearby, Lift to some floors, Restaurants
There is free parking available onsite
Pets not accepted
Guide and hearing dogs only
Free WIFI available throughout the hotel
Check-in & Check out14:00 | 11:00
East Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 2TZ, England
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Restaurants & Bars

Good food and drink are essential ingredients for any getaway and our hotel restaurants and bars don’t disappoint. From breakfasts that leave you raring to go, to evening meals with the wow factor we’ve got all your culinary needs covered.

  • Oak Room
  • The Tudor Bar/Brasserie
  • Rose Room
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Oak Room

An oasis of contemporary style amidst the traditional charm of the hotel itself, our Oak Room offers casual dining.

Opening hours
Breakfast: 07:00 - 09:30
Weekend times may vary
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The Tudor Bar/Brasserie

The Tudor bar is friendly and cosy. In the winter you'll be able to sit around a roaring log fire, as you warm your cockles with a light lunch or a three course meal! At any time of year, our real Rose and Crown Ale goes down a treat!

Opening hours
Dinner: 18:30 - 21:30
Weekend times may vary
Dining and bars

Rose Room

This bar is open for functions only.

Weddings

The Best Western Rose and Crown Hotel is a historic and even more importantly, romantic place to celebrate your big day at. We're licensed for Civil Weddings and Civil partnerships, so you can enjoy the whole day with us.

  • Wedding Service & Reception Venue
  • Catering
  • Honeymoon Suite
  • Registrar

For any enquiries please call Lisa Grantham on 01206 866677

Wedding service and reception venue

There's lots of room for romance here, and whatever you want to do in terms of entertainment, we'll do our best to make it happen.

Catering

We offer three wedding packages: Standard, Premier and Deluxe. Whichever you choose, you'll enjoy a starter, main course and dessert.

Honeymoon Suite

With a four poster bed, our bridal suite is set in the older part of the hotel, renovated in 2016 with new bed, lighting and furniture. However, you'll be able to indulge in 21st Century comforts as well as 14th Century charm. This room will be our wedding present to you on your special occasion!

Registrar

Registry office:
Essex County Council
Stanwell House, Stanwell Street Colchester CO2 7DL
03456037632

Golf Off Site

Whether you’re dedicating your full getaway to the green or just want to sneak in a few holes in between sightseeing, we’ve got you covered. Just don’t forget to pack your lucky club…

Lexden Golf Course

3.00 miles away in Colchester

Course type

Location

Off Site

Holes

0

Par

Distance

0 Yards

Handicap

No handicap required

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Meetings & Events

Hosting a meeting, conference or event? Join us at the Best Western Rose and Crown Hotel

Our charming building is the perfect place to host an event. With large, airy rooms that have historic interest as well as cosy character, you and your guests can relax while you work.

Available Room Set Ups

The below information shows the capcity of each meeting room based on the room setup type.

Room Name Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Rose 100 50 46 40 80
Prison Wine Bar 20 8 12 14 0

Reviews of Best Western The Rose & Crown Hotel

Traveller Overview:
4.0 Rating: 770 reviews
Excellent 35%
Very Good 32%
Average 17%
Poor 8%
Terrible 6%
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687foxy123, wrote review 12/08/2022

Sadly disappointing!

My friend and I stayed for the Simply Red concert nearby. There was a wedding party that day/night and we felt that took priority over other guests needs. After looking at other superior rooms that we... more

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donnabutcher87, wrote review 09/08/2022

Cosy and full of character!

This hotel is lovely: clean, cosy and filled with friendly staff who are always happy to help. The drinks are reasonably priced and the food was really tasty - especially the breakfast. 11am check-out... more

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Francishenry79, wrote review 07/08/2022

Fantastic hotel and bar - perfect for those visiting Colchester and locals!

Great place for local people in Colchester to meet and have a lovely drink in beautiful Tudor style decor - it’s a fantastic hotel with fantastic staff. Naomi is amazing she works in the bar and resta... more

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Rmhuri, wrote review 07/08/2022

Wedding

Best western and Crown…. I don’t know where to start really. We travelled all the way from Wales for my brothers wedding and from the moment we stepped foot on the venue everything was professional. T... more

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mcdigby, wrote review 01/08/2022

Good hotel with a nice atmosphere.

We had a large room with lots of character and low ceiling beams. Good bathroom Free onsite parking. Decent bar with a good selection of drinks and good restaurant menu. Polite professional staff. Abo... more

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