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Reviewed 12 November 2019

The Rose & Crown is an excellent hotel for a stay in Colchester. Within 15 minutes walk of the centre it is perfectly placed to see all the attractions. The hotel itself is in a old 14th century coaching inn and has a lovely feel to it. The rooms are well maintained and staff very helpful and friendly. Breakfast was excellent and cooked freshly for you. Very nice bar area and they even have real ale. Would definitely recommend.

Date of stay: November 2019
  • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Thank nigelc711
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RicardoSanta-Rita, Manager at Best Western The Rose And Crown Colchester, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2019

Hi Nigel,

Thanks for posting a perfect review, hope to welcome you back again soon.

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Reviewed 7 November 2019 via mobile

If you are looking to stay in a place that makes you resemble the past of the the 1st city in United Kingdom, this is the perfect place.
Next to Colchester downtown, this medieval stile property, will offer you amazing rooms, beautiful pub and amazing food options.
Its a very well recommended place to stay.

Date of stay: November 2019
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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RicardoSanta-Rita, Manager at Best Western The Rose And Crown Colchester, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2019

We are very proud of this lovely old building, she may be hard to "upkeep" but worth it.

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Reviewed 3 November 2019

Had a short overnighter - staff really friendly. Carparking was a little tight but managed to get a space. Stayed in the Annex - modern well appointed room. Would certainly stay again - very good location for access to town.

Date of stay: November 2019
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Thank Phil C C
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RicardoSanta-Rita, Manager at Best Western The Rose And Crown Colchester, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2019

Hi Phil,

Thank you for posting your review and we hope to welcome you back again soon.

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Reviewed 28 October 2019

The bar, restaurant and lobby all hold true to the age and era of the building. The rooms are wonderfully updated. Our only complaint was the condition of the mattress.
I was there with my daughter for the Uni open day and was thrilled to be able to book at the Rose and Crown. We had tried over the summer but it was full. A great overall experience and will always be my first choice while in Colchester.

Date of stay: October 2019
  • Trip type: Travelled with family
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Thank Carrie R
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RicardoSanta-Rita, Manager at Best Western The Rose And Crown Colchester, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2019

Hi Carrie,

Glad we could fit you in and hope to see you again for graduation.

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Reviewed 20 October 2019

Although a period hotel, they do also have a separate annex building where the rooms are modern, comfortable and clean. Hotel facilities are average with no room service after 9.30pm and breakfast not ready at published opening hours. Otherwise, staff were all friendly and nice. Sits around a 15 minute walk to the city centre.

Room tip: Room in the annex building will be best.
Date of stay: October 2019
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Thank MikeyBC4889NZ
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RicardoSanta-Rita, Manager at Best Western The Rose And Crown Colchester, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2019

Thank you Mikey for posting a review.

We look forward o welcoming you back again soon.

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