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Standard Room, 1 Double Bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
£60* Per night/room 24 Jan - 25 Jan

Executive Room, 1 Double Bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Room, 1 Double Bed, Non Smoking (Canopy Bed)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Room, 1 Single Bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Executive Room, 2 Single Beds, Non Smoking

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Superior Room, 2 Single Beds, Non Smoking

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Hotel Description

Our customers tell us they can't get enough of Best Western The Rose & Crown Hotel's great location. During your stay, you'll be within walking distance of Colchester Castle Museum. Enjoy features like free WiFi in public areas and free self-parking, plus a restaurant. This 3-star hotel has 39 rooms over 2 floors. Enjoy your stay with amenities like free WiFi and digital TV channels in each room.

  • All rooms offer 24-hour room service, digital TV and premium bedding
  • Free WiFi
  • Free self-parking
  • Enjoy British cuisine while dining at The Tudor Bar/Brasserie
  • English breakfast served daily for a fee
  • Services include dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services and a porter
  • Guests speak favourably about the helpful staff and the convenient parking
  • 14 minutes by foot from Colchester Castle Museum and a 2-minute drive from Colchester Castle Park

Best Western The Rose & Crown Hotel ratings based on 8 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.5 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Best Western The Rose & Crown Hotel

Everyone (5) Couples (1)
4 out of 5
Check in easy, room clean and food is good. Can’t complain.

Posted by , from Kent on 26 Aug 2020

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30 Aug 2020 by LG

Hi Fae, Love you review, straight to the point ! Best regards

5 out of 5

Posted by on 19 Aug 2019

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19 Aug 2019 by LG

Wow perfect score thanks anon

4 out of 5

Posted by on 23 Jun 2019

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23 Jun 2019 by LG

Thank you for posting you review. Best regards

5 out of 5
For an old building the place was beautifully kept and the new annex building was also clean and stunning

Posted by on 7 May 2019

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7 May 2019 by LG

Thank you for posting your review, We do love this old building. Hope to see you again soon. Best regards

5 out of 5

Posted by on 21 Apr 2019

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21 Apr 2019 by LG

Thank you Anon for a perfect score. Hope to see you again soon. Best regards

5 out of 5

An Olde world experience

Pros: Good car park . Warm an freindly. All staff very pleasant and helpfull.
Cons: On booking breakfast included.. At booking in, it was stated that in was not. The breakfast steward said it was. On booking out was asked to pay,
We only stayed for one night to enable us to attended an early morning funeral.

Posted by , from Sussex on 9 Dec 2017

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11 Dec 2017 by Lisa

I thank you for your review and am glad you enjoyed your stay. Apologies for the confusion over breakfast. Hope to see you again soon. Best regards

4 out of 5

Good base

Pros: Ideal location for us
Cons: Customer service and staff levels
Location: Not a pretty location but a pretty hotel
Overall our stay was good and served its purpose as we were using it as a base for a night out. The hotel was busy due to a big party and the staff were stretched. The phone did not work in the room and when we were trying to get room service by using our own phone, the answer phone kept kicking in. When we did get an answer we were transferred to the kitchen who promptly cut us off. The receptionist should have taken our order. When we mentionened the fact that the phone was not working in our room we were told that most people do not use them these days. .. As two women staying at the hotel, the extra comfort of knowing you have means of contacting reception is important. The room was also very very warm and we were unable to set the temperate. Our room service trays with food still on them were on the floor still when we checked out from our meal the night before. Despite telling the recptionist at 7.45pm. Overall it was an ok stay not terrible but it’s a shame that the customer service wasn’t great. Great as a base for a night out but not sure I would stay for any other reason.

Posted by , from Essex on 4 Dec 2017

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11 Dec 2017 by Lisa

Thank you for posting a review and I am pleased in general you enjoyed your stay. The F&B team were a member of staff down and receptionist was helping out, but I can only apologise about not getting an answer on the telephone - this is not our usual standard. I hope to have the opportunity of showing you the true Rose & Crown hospitality. Best regards

4 out of 5

Good hotel for short stay in Colchester.

Pros: See the above comments ! (Excellent shower in the bathroom !)
Cons: Like many hotels, the lighting in the bedroom could be better; difficult to read while sitting on the bed,
Location: Fairly central, pleasant park and river nearby.
I now always stay in the Rose & Crown during my visits to Colchester for croquet tournaments. Lovely old building, good bedrooms, efficient staff, easy parking.

Posted by , from London on 11 Jul 2017

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15 Jul 2017 by Lisa

Hi Tony and thank you for your continued custom and I look forward to your next visit. Maybe try a superior room, they have a bedside light on a flexible holder so you can move it to the right position. See you soon.

About the Best Western The Rose & Crown Hotel

Location East Street, Colchester, England CO1 2TZ

Renovations + Closures

This property is closed from 5 November 2020 to 7 November 2020 (dates subject to change).

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from September 9 2020 to March 1 2021 (dates subject to change):

  • Dining venue(s)

Due to COVID-19, this property’s food and beverage options may be limited.

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. A business centre and a meeting room are available. Public spaces have free WiFi. The business-friendly Best Western The Rose & Crown Hotel also features concierge services, laundry facilities, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Free self parking is available. This 3-star Colchester hotel is smoke free.

  • 39 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Business facilities
  • 1 conference room
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Newspapers for purchase
  • Bellhop
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: London (STN-Stansted) (53.9 km / 33.5 mi)
  • Train station: Colchester Hythe Station (1.2 km / 0.8 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Best Western The Rose & Crown Hotel offers 39 forms of accommodation with a safe and a hairdryer. Beds feature premium bedding. Digital televisions are provided. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and free toiletries. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Television
  • Digital channels
  • Electric kettle
  • Luxury bedding
  • Cots (surcharge)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Heating
  • Portable fan
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a English breakfast daily from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM.

The Tudor Bar/Brasserie – This restaurant specialises in British cuisine and serves lunch, dinner and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

24-hour room service is available.

Accessibility

If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Due to COVID-19, this property's food and beverage options may be limited pursuant to local regulations.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for GBP 20.0 per night.
  • Cots (infant beds) are available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

Safety features at this property include carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit in all accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas. Contactless check-in and contactless checkout are available. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast. The property affirms that it follows the sanitisation practices of the We Care Clean (Best Western) guidelines.

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Contactless food service / room service is available
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Reservation is not required for facilities on site
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Property does not follow sanitisation practices of any association
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property does not follow regional sanitisation guidelines
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitisation guidelines We Care Clean (Best Western)
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • No gap period between guests' stays

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for English breakfast: GBP 11.95 for adults and GBP 11.95 for children (approximately)
  • Cots (infant beds) are available for an additional fee
  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 20.0 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

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