Best Western The Rose And Crown Hotel - Colchester

East Street Colchester, Essex Uk, Colchester, United Kingdom, CO1 2TZ  show map
 3 stars
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Best Western The Rose And Crown Hotel - Colchester

 Paid Wi-Fi
 Parking

Paid parking

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Sports activities

Tennis court

Golf course

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge area

 Meeting facilities

Conference room

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

Overview

Offering 39 rooms, the informal Best Western The Rose And Crown Hotel features barbeque grills, a tennis court and a golf course available on site. Founded in 1400, the hotel underwent a renovation in 2005.

The hotel lies in the center of Colchester, a few steps from The Sir Alfred Munnings Art Museum, Dedham Art & Craft Centre and Clacton Pier. Set within a 20-minute walking distance from Colchester city center.

The vicinity of gardens and a river as well as quick access to bars, restaurants and a zoo set the hotel apart.

The hotel's great location offers to get to London Southend airport in 40 minutes by car.

Rooms

This hotel comprises of Executive Twin Room, Superior Twin Room and Twin Room with premium quality furnishing. They feature cable TV, free Wi-Fi, a closet, individual climate control and a work desk. The rooms come with private bathrooms featuring a shower, a bathtub and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

Dishes of contemporary cuisine are served in the casual restaurant. The hotel invites guests to the Tudor bar to relax with a drink.

You can start your day with a full english breakfast, which costs GBP 11.95 per person per night.  A continental breakfast is served at the price of GBP 9.95 per person per night. 

Services

Guests of Best Western The Rose And Crown Hotel are welcome to use a meeting room, a business center and a photocopier.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   39.

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Facilities

General

  • Paid Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Late check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • No pets allowed
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Tennis court
  • Golf course
  • Tennis

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Welcome drink
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/Baby cots

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Dressing area
  • Rollaway beds
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Steam shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Data ports
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 2. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

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Hotel Address:

East Street Colchester, Essex Uk, Colchester, United Kingdom, CO1 2TZ

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City Center
  • Colchester
    4000 ft
Airports
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    39

Hotel Awards

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Rooms and availability

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Double Room
Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds or 1 Double bed and 1 Single bed
Size: 195 sq. feet
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Standard Room, 1 Double Bed, Non Smoking (Canopy Bed) - Flexible Rate

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    Family Room
    Bed type: 1 Double bed and 1 Single bed
    Size: 195 sq. feet
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      Superior Double Room
      Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds or 2 Single beds
      Size: 195 sq. feet
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      Superior Room, 1 Double Bed, Non Smoking - Flexible Rate with Breakfast

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        Superior Triple Room
        Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
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        Executive Twin Room
        Bed type: 2 Single beds or Double bed or Twin beds
        Size: 205 sq. feet
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        • Air conditioning
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        Non-Smoking Executive Room with One Double Bed

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          How to reach hotel

          hotel Best Western The Rose And Crown Hotel - Colchester Colchester location
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          Hotel Address:

          East Street Colchester, Essex Uk, Colchester, United Kingdom, CO1 2TZ

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Colchester
            4000 ft
          Airports
          • Bus stop
            400 ft
          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  2 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  11 am
          • Number of rooms:
            39

          Hotel Awards

          UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedColchesterBest Western The Rose And Crown

          According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
          Hotels Recommended by Guests in United Kingdom

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          What's nearby

          Tourist attractions

          • Radcliffe Fishing Tackle Shop - 3700 ft
          • Regency Art - 3700 ft
          • Life Gallery - 4600 ft

          Popular areas

          • City Center - 3700 ft

          Places of interest

          • Sub Zero, Essex Uni - 2700 ft
          • Layer Marney Tower - 4.7 mi

          Convention centers

          Amusement

          • little monkys - 400 ft
          • Mr Pools Club & Bar - 3300 ft
          • Megabowl - 3700 ft
          • Gala Clubs - 3700 ft
          • Gala Bingo - 3700 ft
          • Colchester Billiard & Snooker Club - 3700 ft
          • The Showboat - 3700 ft
          • Odeon Cinemas - 5000 ft
          • adventure land - 1.0 mi

          Museums

          • The Castle Museum - 3000 ft
          • Hollytrees Museum - 3700 ft

          Parks

          • Castle park - 3000 ft
          • English Heritage: Lexden Earthworks and Bluebottle Grove - 2.8 mi

          Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos

          • Colchester Zoo Ltd - 3.0 mi

          Theaters

          • Charter Hall - 3700 ft
          • Mercury Theatre - 5000 ft
          • Lakeside Theatre - 1.6 mi

          Local attractions

          • The Sir Alfred Munnings Art Museum - 5.2 mi
            Castle House, Castle Hill, Dedham
          • Mistley Place Park Animal Rescue Centre - 7.6 mi
            New Road, Mistley
          • Dedham Art & Craft Centre - 5.8 mi
            Brook Street, Dedham
          • Martello Children's Zoo - 12.3 mi
            Marine Parade West, Clacton-on-Sea
          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  2 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  11 am
          • Number of rooms:
            39

          Hotel Awards

          UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedColchesterBest Western The Rose And Crown

          According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
          Hotels Recommended by Guests in United Kingdom

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          Best Western The Rose And Crown Reviews

          Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Best Western The Rose And Crown

          Average guest rating

          7.8out of 10
          Fabulous
          Based on 104 reviews

          Guest reviews

          • Family with children
            7.0

            I liked the room..it had charm but still had all the modern facillities. The hotel staff were polite and answered all questions clearly.

            The only downside was that the ceiling was slightly too low for my boyfriend in the bedroom, and it would have been nice top have more choice at the hotel bar, for dinner.

          • Single
            10.0

            It was a lovely hotel, good value an the staff were excellent.

          • Older travelers
            4.6

            The old world style of the hotel is attractive, the Bar meals are excellent.

            The experience during my visit was that age of the building can lead to the room size being smaller than average & en suite facilities being inadequate

          • Couple
            6.6

            The old feel of the hotel and it's location was convenient for my purposes. The staff were friendly and quite attentive.

            The breakfast was not included in the steep room charge and the single breakfasts were very expensive. When checking in and out we had to wait a considerable amount of time for the reception staff to appear.

          • Older travelers
            7.0

            We were visiting family nearby and the hotel was very convenient and it was very central to all the places we wanted to see.

            No nothing to speak of.

          • Couple
            9.6

            The old building was a sight :) Parking place was brilliant. Location was good. Room was large and tidy.

            The 'journey' from reception with luggage to the other end of the hotel was an adventure: steps up, few steps more, walk and steps down. We used on arrival the open fire escape door to get our things in, but had to carry everything through the hotel on departure. The breakfast was way too expensive, should be included in the price.

          • Single
            2.8

            Housekeeping was good.

            I've stayed in other Best Western's and this was a massive disappointment, I would not stay at this hotel again.

          • Older travelers
            7.4

            Friendly, helpful staff. Clean and more than adequate room. Parking was easy and location for the town was excellent. Nice 'pub' atmosphere. We stayed overnight to attend a local wedding so can't comment on food etc but we would return.

            Bath very high sided so would be difficult for anyone with mobility problems. Long way to walk from reception to our room - not a real problem for us but again would be for people with mobility probs as no lift.

          • Single
            9.4

            Cleanliness above all, and staff's kindness.

          • Single
            7.4

            Room extremely quirky as you would expect in such an old building, fascinating place. Staff were excellent and the food and its presentation were very good. There is someone there who is expert with a sharp knife making any salad a delight to eat!

            Noisy traffic and the acoustics within the very old walls are challenging!

          • Older travelers
            5.4

            One of the assistant chefs went ouit of his way to show us how to find the overspill car park

            I did not like the fact that very loud music was played until 12 midnight p[reventing us from sleeping

          • Single
            8.2

            Convenience - the reason why I selected this particular hotel

            Breakfast a muddle on the first morning owing to the wedding taking place that day - we were all shunted into the bar. The toaster was not working properly, suggest you get one similar to those at motorway service stations.

          • Older travelers
            9.6

            Friendliness of the staff & comfort of room.

          • Older travelers
            3.2

            Absolutely nothing my stay was an ordeal.

          • Older travelers
            5.0

            the hanging baskets

            my wife has a disability and receives disability living allowance hence we required use of the disability parking, however during our stay the general manager had taken up both disability slots by parking across both bays. The receptionist said that they do not police the parking and we would have to park in another slot. A very poor view i believe.We also could not get our room window to stay open and had to prop it open with a book and the toilet cistern took about an hour to fill up as the stop valve appeared to be faulty. The bar also does not sell coca cola only Pepsi which neither of us can drink due to its high sacharin content. The tables in the bar were sticky as if they'd not been cleaned properly. Our view from the room window was of the funeral home and undertakers, nice! Breakfast was also very expensive.the

          How to reach hotel

          hotel Best Western The Rose And Crown Hotel - Colchester Colchester location
          Show big map »

          Hotel Address:

          East Street Colchester, Essex Uk, Colchester, United Kingdom, CO1 2TZ

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Colchester
            4000 ft
          Airports
          • Bus stop
            400 ft
          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  2 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  11 am
          • Number of rooms:
            39

          Hotel Awards

          UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedColchesterBest Western The Rose And Crown

          According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
          Hotels Recommended by Guests in United Kingdom

          Use Badge