Best Western The Rose & Crown Hotel

East Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 2TZ, England
3.9/5 630 Reviews
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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…
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Please note that our car park is complimentary but limited and managed by a third party, make sure that you log your car registration number into the tablet by reception. In case our car park is full, there are a few options by the hotel.
Bars, Golf Nearby, Lift to some floors
There is free parking available onsite
Pets not accepted
Guide, hearing and assistance dogs only
Free WIFI available throughout the hotel
Check-in & Check out15:00 | 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 hotels breakfast doesn't disappoint. Colchester has many fantastic places to dine out.

  • Breakfast Room
  • Tudor Bar/Brasserie
  • Rose Room

Breakfast Room

There's no better way to start your day than with a delicious full English breakfast (with vegetarian and vegan options available too). Our menu also includes favourites such as pancakes and Eggs Benedict. Plus, we offer a range of tasty continental options including cereals, pastries, juices, fresh fruit and more. Served from 6:30am until 9:30am.


Tudor Bar/Brasserie

The Tudor bar is friendly and cosy, especially in the winter months when you'll enjoy sitting around our roaring log fire with a tasty drink.

Opening hours
Weekend times may vary
Dining and bars

Rose Room

This bar is open for functions only.


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.

For wedding availability, check here or to Book a Tour with Sue Brown please click here.

For any enquiries please call Sian Wood on 01206 866677


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

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


Off Site





0 Yards


No handicap required


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


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