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Top Bury St Edmunds Historic Hotels

Best Western Priory Hotel
3 out of 5
Mildenhall Road Suffolk, Bury St Edmunds, England
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The price is £47 per night from 2 Oct to 3 Oct
3.9/5Good! (356 reviews)

"Good hotel location, parking and grounds. Manager and staff doing a good job under current difficult conditions. When business improves further investment in bedrooms would be good."…"

Reviewed on 15 Sep 2020

Best Western Priory Hotel
Box Bush Cottage - B&B
3 out of 5
Bury Road, Brockley Green, Bury St Edmunds, England
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The price is £80 per night from 26 Sep to 27 Sep
4.8/5Exceptional! (133 reviews)

"I am a solo female traveller, mainly on business. I have stayed here several times now. Can’t recommend enough!"…"

Reviewed on 9 Nov 2019

Box Bush Cottage - B&B
The Abbey Hotel and Apartments
4 out of 5
35 Southgate Street, Bury St Edmunds, England
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The price is £118 per night from 28 Sep to 29 Sep
4.7/5Exceptional! (89 reviews)

"Like the actual property and the owners were very nice people. Breakfast was excellent and a lovely outside arena with comfortable chairs to sit and have a drink. Nothing really to dislike."…"

Reviewed on 11 Aug 2020

The Abbey Hotel and Apartments

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The Ickworth Hotel
4.5 out of 5
Bury St Edmunds, Bury St Edmunds, England
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The price is £159 per night from 7 Oct to 8 Oct
4.5/5Wonderful! (257 reviews)

"The location is beautiful and facilities at the hotel are very good, especially the swimming pool, which is wonderful. Breakfast is excellent and restaurant is very good overall. We stayed in the lodge which offers big rooms. The condition is ok but could be upgraded/modernised so that it meets expectations ..."…"

Reviewed on 22 Aug 2020

The Ickworth Hotel
The Riverside House Hotel
3.5 out of 5
17 Mill Street, Mildenhall, Bury St Edmunds, England
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The price is £95 per night from 27 Sep to 28 Sep
4.5/5Wonderful! (166 reviews)
Great Homely Hotel!

"I have stayed at this hotel several times and the staff are so friendly and it always gives me a homely feel. This is my number one hotel i look for when staying in this area."…"

Reviewed on 20 Mar 2020

The Riverside House Hotel
The Angel Hotel
4 out of 5
3 Angel Hill, Bury St Edmunds, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £110 per night from 29 Sep to 30 Sep
4.3/5Excellent! (469 reviews)

"Although I didnt request a room with a view due to my very short stay - the view I had could not have been better - I looked out directly to to the Abbey Gate - Superb ! What a bonus?"…"

Reviewed on 21 Sep 2020

The Angel Hotel
The Black Boy Public House
4 out of 5
Guildhall Street, Bury St Edmunds, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £95 per night from 26 Sep to 27 Sep
3.7/5Good! (250 reviews)
A great pleasure!

"Everything was perfect! Thank you very much."…"

Reviewed on 10 Mar 2020

The Black Boy Public House
The Bell Hotel
3 out of 5
25 High Street, Bury St Edmunds, England
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The price is £65 per night from 26 Sep to 27 Sep
2.9/5 (108 reviews)
Pub with hotel in great location.... But...

"In need of refurbishment, bathrooms, carpets and decor tatty, bed on the verge of collapse, heating and hot water unreliable"…"

Reviewed on 24 Jan 2020

The Bell Hotel
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About Bury St Edmunds Historic Hotels

Travelling to new places can be more than just getting a break from your daily routine, it can also be about taking in the history and culture of an area. One of the best ways to get a feel for the culture of a region is to plunge yourself in its history. Visiting the area's museums or landmarks is a fine start, but a stay in a Bury St Edmunds historic hotel can take you back to another era. Get ready to pack your suitcases (and no need for the time machine) as your Bury St Edmunds landmark hotel awaits.

If These Walls Could Talk

As soon as you walk through the reception area of your Bury St Edmunds hotel, you'll be transported back in time. With their Victorian-style $[location.name} hotels and areas steeped in the past, you'll love the look and feel of your one-of-a kind accommodation. While these lodgings are older, they have of the modern conveniences that allow you to keep in touch or relax on your getaway. You'll find rooms outfitted with a comfy bed, lots of character, and about everything you might need for a wonderful visit.

After you've explored the historic hotel property, you can check out the famous landmarks and art galleries to absorb more of the region's culture. Undoubtedly, all this perusing through the past is going to stimulate your appetite. Speak with your hotel's front desk staff to point you to where the area's favourite areas to grab a pint or dinner in Bury St Edmunds are. You can also scan through the comments section and read the recommendations other guests to Bury St Edmunds think is worth a visit.

Book a Bury St Edmunds Historic Hotel Today

If you are wishing to get the most out of your Bury St Edmunds visit, a stay in one of these vintage hotels will elevate your time spent in this historic city. With Expedia's 10 one-of-a-kind hotels to choose from, you're certain to discover one that is perfect for you. However, just like the past civilisations, these deals won't last forever. Reserve soon to get your room in one of these unique properties.

Frequently asked questions

What should a history enthusiast expect from a trip to Bury St Edmunds?
During a holiday to Bury St Edmunds, history enthusiasts may want to plan a visit to the a cathedral. While you’re in town, you can check out the picturesque gardens and lively bars. You can also discover the entertainment venues during your holiday to this romantic area.
What's the best accommodation in Bury St Edmunds to be near historical sites?
Based on our travel expertise, The Riverside House Hotel is a top 3.5-star hotel for history buffs booking on Expedia, and it features free breakfast and a restaurant. West Stow Country Park and Anglo Saxon Village is a short 14-minute drive away. A couple of other options to soak up the local history include The Angel Hotel and The Abbey Hotel and Apartments.
How many historical hotels are located in Bury St Edmunds?
In Bury St Edmunds, there are 76 hotels and other accommodation options bookable on Expedia, including 8 historic hotels or hotels close to historic sites.
What are the most important historical sites and other places to visit in Bury St Edmunds?
Bury St Edmunds is notable for its a cathedral and landmarks like Ickworth House, Bury St Edmunds Abbey and West Stow Country Park and Anglo Saxon Village. Cultural venues include The Athenaeum, Theatre Royal and Bury St Edmunds Art Gallery. Additionally, you’ll find Newmarket Racecourse in the area.
What is a historic hotel like in Bury St Edmunds?
When you choose a historic hotel, you’ll sleep in a building that has an official historic designation. A castle, a palace or even a pub or an old police station can be considered a historic hotel as long as it’s a place of special interest. Traditional architecture and period features are often preserved in the guestrooms or communal spaces of such hotels in Bury St Edmunds, bringing the history to life.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
“Heritage hotel” is a term often used in Asia and Europe, while “historic hotel” is a term often used in the U.S. overall though the terms are similar. The physical building and architecture of historic hotels tend to be what’s most significant. For a heritage hotel, it’s mainly the cultural value along with how it influenced the community.
Do historic hotels in Bury St Edmunds have modern facilities?
Hotels include modern conveniences and safety features you’ve come to expect, while every effort is made to preserve the historic aspects and traditions. Private rooms with updated bathroom facilities, heating and air conditioning, free and fast Internet, and the usual amenities found in any hotel will also be available in a historic hotel. When you choose a historic hotel in Bury St Edmunds, don’t worry that you’ll find a place that is rundown or uncomfortable.

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