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BEST WESTERN Rose & Crown Colchester

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Ranked #9 of 20 Hotels in Colchester
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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253 reviews 253 reviews
30 hotel reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We recently stayed at the Rose and Crown while visiting Constable Country. The hotel itself is a fine old timber framed building with lots of character. While our room was in a newer annex, it was still in many senses a fitting place to keep with our Constable themed getaway. The room (134) was on the small side, and was... More 

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Bishop Auckland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very pleasant stay, friendly staff and just a very pleasant atmosphere in this old half timbered pub. Nice beer, nice rooms and a good breakfast to boot. This is the hotel I choose to stay in when I need to stay in Colchester.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In Colchester for a family event. Having driven past the building many times, thought we'd give the Rose and Crown a try. Booked online after very helpful advice over the 'phone from reception staff. Stayed room only, one double in the old hotel and a twin in the annex. Both rooms clean, comfortable and well-equipped (just watch your heads on... More 

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Barnstaple, England, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a three night stay here. Check in - efficient and friendly (Cassie). Room - clean, spacious, well equipped and warm. Breakfast - well cooked, efficient, friendly. Good buffet selection. restaurant - we ate 'in' one evening only, good food, fair price, great bar staff. criticisms - 1. soap, shampoo, shower gel all provided BUT no conditioner and none... More 

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Brightlingsea, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
22 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for two nights for stepdaughters wedding, had the family room as my wife and I had the grandchildren stay with us. Reception was great ate in the bar on first night it was very good value and nice food. Room was great as a family room, breakfast was good. Hotel made a great job of the wedding and... More 

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Yarm, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When i read this was the oldest hotel in England, or something similar, I thought oh no..the shower wont work etc etc. BUT my room was lovely and the bathroom has recently been refurbished and was contemporary yet modern, very well done. I literally slept and left in the morning so I dont know what the food is like. Also... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

stayed 3 nights on the last night came back into room and wedding music downstairs was so loud it was vibrating the items on the dresser and the floor! I complained to the receptionist who was pleasant and said "it is loud" but the volume was not altered, so complained again had to put up with music until early hours....... More 

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Ricardo S, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Rose & Crown Colchester, responded to this review

Dear Lisa, Thank you for completing the survey regarding your recent stay at our property. On behalf of our entire team, I would like to apologize for not exceeding your expectations. At Best Western we strive every day to provide a superior customer experience. I am sorry we weren’t able to do that for you. We will use the feedback... More 

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6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

stayed at this hotel for 2 nights from 22/02/15-24/02/15 and had the opportunity to stay in 2 different rooms , arrived at about 8pm on the 1st night and was given a warm welcome by the receptionist , which was much appreciated as the weather was terrible cold and wet outside , and after a 7 hour journey , it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Used hotel as it was the closest to business location for client Very helpful staff keen to advise and assist with my needs and requirements. allowed use of social area for a business meeting which was very appreciated and supplied refreshments for self and client. very clean and quiet bedroom in annex block, warm and comfortable modern décor very comfortable... More 

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