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Best Western The Rose & Crown Hotel

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Premium bedding, in-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board
Premium bedding, in-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board
Premium bedding, in-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board
Premium bedding, in-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board

Overview of Best Western The Rose & Crown Hotel

Best Western The Rose & Crown Hotel

3 out of 5

4.1/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.2/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Business services
  • Bar

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
East Street, Colchester, England

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationHollytrees Museum11 min walk
  • Popular LocationColchester Castle Park15 min walk
  • Popular LocationColchester Town Hall17 min walk
  • AirportLondon (STN-Stansted)38 min drive

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About this area

Colchester

Located in Colchester, Best Western The Rose & Crown Hotel is in the city centre. Colchester Castle Museum and Colchester Town Hall are notable landmarks, and if an activity is on the agenda, visit Colchester Golf Club. Don't miss out on a visit to Colchester Zoo.

What's nearby

  • Hollytrees Museum - 11 min walk
  • Colchester Visitor Information Centre - 11 min walk
  • Colchester Natural History Museum - 12 min walk
  • Colchester Castle Park - 15 min walk
  • Colchester Town Hall - 17 min walk

Getting around

  • Colchester Hythe Station - 16 min walk
  • London (STN-Stansted) - 38 min drive

Restaurants

  • The Tudor Bar/Brasserie — 1 min walk
  • Naka Thai - 6 min walk
  • The Goat & Boot - 6 min walk
  • The Forester's Arms - 11 min walk
  • Mirra - 13 min walk

About this property

Best Western The Rose & Crown Hotel

3-star hotel near Colchester Castle Museum
This smoke-free hotel features a restaurant, a bar/lounge and 24-hour room service. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a business centre, a meeting room and concierge services are on-site. All 39 rooms offer free WiFi, 24-hour room service and TVs with digital channels. Premium bedding, electric kettles and portable fans are among the other amenities available to guests.
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.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the standard cleaning and disinfection practices of We Care Clean (Best Western)

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available.

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • English breakfast available for a fee daily 7:00 AM–10:00 AM: GBP 11.95 for adults and GBP 11.95 for children
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service

Family friendly

  • Cots/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Conveniences

  • Lift
  • Front-desk safe
  • Newspapers in reception

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • Croatian
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Business centre
  • A meeting room

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Bathroom emergency pull cord
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Bed sheets
  • Cots/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Heating
  • Portable fan
  • Premium bedding
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer

Entertainment

  • TV/satellite channels
  • TV

Food and drink

  • Electric kettle

More

  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Safe

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Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - midnight
Early check-in subject to availability
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from October 25 2021 to January 1 2022 (dates subject to change):
  • Dining venue(s)
Due to COVID-19, this property’s food and beverage options may be limited.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

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

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property 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

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

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 Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, JCB International and Carte Blanche; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit

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Overall score and ratings

4.1

Very good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 130 out of 369 reviews
5 - Excellent 35%
Rating 4 - Good. 173 out of 369 reviews
4 - Good 47%
Rating 3 - Okay. 35 out of 369 reviews
3 - Okay 9%
Rating 2 - Poor. 25 out of 369 reviews
2 - Poor 7%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 6 out of 369 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%

4.2/5

Cleanliness

4.3/5

Staff & service

3.7/5

Amenities

3.9/5

Property conditions & facilities

3/5 Okay

Liked: Staff & service
Just disappointed that I was under the impression that my accommodation was a double bed I got a single which I honestly didn’t think was something that happened after two nights I got upgraded but first room very noisy and just got the impression the hotel was for only Afghanistan housing
Stayed 5 nights in Oct 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
nice hotel in historic building which was a complete contrast to modern hotels with straight walls and corridors. lots of steps to get to room
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Beautiful old building within walking distance of the town centre.
Stayed 3 nights in Jul 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Lovely stay in a very unique and pleasant hotel
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021

4/5 Good

Business traveller
Liked: Staff & service
Rose & Crown Feedback
Rooms are pretty basic and dated however clean. Staff were pleasant and friendly. The breakfast was the best I have had in a long time.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021