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BEST WESTERN Rose & Crown Colchester

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East Street, Colchester CO1 2TZ, England
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The building is very old, like much of Colchester. It is situated at the junction of two busy roads, but the traffic noise is not too bad. Our room was in a separate block across the car park, which was well insulated and the room was clean and very comfortable. The staff were friendly and helpful.

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

Thank you for your review, I am pleased you enjoyed the history of the Rose & Crown and of Colchester. I look forward to welcoming you back again. More 

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13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Invited to wedding at this venue. The couple had booked this hotel as they did the whole package, ceremony, meal, disco. Bride and groom can stay the night as well as guests if they wish. The hotel was first class everything was perfect it all run very well it was a very professionally organised and at a very reasonable price.... More 

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

Thank you so much for your review, its always good to hear that wedding guests can see how smoothly the day is run. I am glad you enjoyed your celebrations with us and I look forward to welcoming you back again soon. More 

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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked the four poster bed room for my anniversary. It's amazing. Old oak beans in a high ceiling room with modern conveniences make for a lovely evening. Food was great, with service that was prompt, polite and knew the menu and was able to give helpful suggestions for the meal. Friendly staff who were always willing to help. One of... More 

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

Thank you for your perfect review I am very pleased you enjoyed our four poster suite, steeped in history. May I wish you a happy anniversary and I look forward to welcoming you back again soon. More 

Ipswich, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room was clean and comfortable, with tea and coffee supplies, nice size tv and bottled water in the bathroom. Excellent evening meals served in the pub that had a wonderful ambience because it was a warm and friendly locals pub as well as catering for the hotel guests. Breakfast was served in a different room and was also excellent,... More 

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

Thank you for your perfect score - I am pleased your enjoyed your visit to Colchester and particularly staying with us at the Rose & Crown Hotel. I look forward to welcoming you back. More 

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 2 nights whilst visiting family in the area. Nice enough place to stay room was ok, fairly modern decoration as we were in what they call the executive rooms (not sure why) which is a stones throw away from the main building, it was quite small which was ok for us as all we needed was... More 

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

Thank you for your constructive review, I will look into those points that can be improved upon. I hope to have the opportunity of welcoming you back again - maybe you would like one of our superior rooms, recently refurbished with fabulous bathrooms. Best regards More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I recently stayed for two nights at this gorgeous hotel and we loved it. The building is old and quaint and you really feel like you are stepping back in time. The room was clean and a good size with a comfortable bed and everything that you could possibly need for your stay. The bathroom was large... More 

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

I am very pleased you enjoyed the History of both Colchester and especially The Rose & Crown, she is full of character. We look forward to your next visit. Many thanks More 

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77 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed one night with family. Amazing hotel full of character . We stayed in a family room which had a double and two singles loads of room. Bathroom spacious and quirky. Comfy beds and plenty of soft pillows. Room was really warm and it was nice to have a fan provided. Ate in the pub really lovely food, bit disappointed... More 

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

Thank you for a perfect review, I am very pleased you like our rooms and that breakfast and dinner exceeded expectations. We look forward to welcoming you and the family back again soon. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The staff were friendly and helpful, and I really enjoyed my 2 night stay. I had a single room, simple but comfortable. TV and wi-film worked well. Meals were delicious in the old pub part if the building. (Unfortunately though I was too tired to do my first meal justice ). Would love to stay here again sometime,

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

Thank you for your review and I really look forward to welcoming you back soon, to try more dishes on our menu. Best regards More 

Lancaster, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rooms lovely clean and everything you need! the staff are friendly and very helpful i would recommend to stay here. We asked for room on ground floor as dad elderly they phoned us straight away and helped us with our enquiry my dad was very satisfied with his stay and we will stay again in the future.

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

Thank you for your perfect score and I am pleased Dad enjoyed his stay with. Best regards More 

Wymondham, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely looking historic building. Half timbering etc. Unfortunately the hotel is effectively situated on a traffic island. Our room had an outer door for less abled access (not that we needed it as neither of us has any disability issues) but the door effectively opened onto the ring road so that there was disabled access. There was also a window... More 

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

Thank you for your review. The room you stayed in just yesterday had the door seal replaced as it had become worn which allowed the traffic noise to come in more than usual. As a town centre hotel we do have rooms which are closer to traffic than others and will always allocate rooms in the centre of the hotel... More 

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