Best Western The Rose & Crown Hotel

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Overview of Best Western The Rose & Crown Hotel

Best Western The Rose & Crown Hotel

3.0 star property
3-star hotel with restaurant, near Colchester Castle Museum

8.2/10 Very good

420 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Laundry facilities
  • 24/7 front desk
  • Restaurant
Map
East Street, Colchester, England, CO1 2TZ
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Breakfast available
  • 24-hour room service
  • Business center
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Front desk safe
  • Laundry service
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Meeting room
  • Concierge services
  • Wedding services
For families
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Private bathroom
  • Cable/satellite TV service
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Elevator
Cleaning & safety
  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment

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About this area

What's nearby

  • Heart of Colchester
  • University of Essex - 27 min walk
  • Colchester Castle Park - 2 min drive
  • Colchester Town Hall - 3 min drive
  • Colchester Golf Club - 8 min drive
  • Colchester Zoo - 17 min drive
  • Layer Marney Tower - 22 min drive
  • Flatford Mill - 28 min drive
  • Marks Hall Gardens and Arboretum - 23 min drive
  • St. Osyth Beach - 28 min drive
  • West Cliff Theatre - 28 min drive

Getting around

  • Stansted Airport (STN) - 46 min drive
  • London (SEN-Southend) - 56 min drive
  • Colchester Station - 4 min drive
  • Hythe Station - 16 min walk
  • Colchester Town Station - 17 min walk

About this property

Best Western The Rose & Crown Hotel

When you stay at Best Western The Rose & Crown Hotel, you'll be 1.4 mi (2.3 km) from University of Essex and 5.5 mi (8.8 km) from Colchester Zoo. Guests looking for a bite to eat can check out The Tudor Bar/Brasserie, which serves British cuisine and is open for lunch and dinner. The convenient parking and helpful staff get good marks from fellow travelers.

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/140°F or hotter
Follows standard cleaning and disinfection practices of We Care Clean (Best Western)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in 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

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

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 39 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM - midnight
  • Express check-in/out
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Pets

  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

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

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • English breakfast (surcharge) each morning 7:00 AM–10:00 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • 24-hour room service

Working away

  • Business center
  • Meeting room

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Porter/bellhop

Facilities

  • Safe-deposit box at front desk

Accessibility

  • Elevator
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • Bathroom emergency pull cord

Languages spoken

  • Croatian
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Hungarian
  • Latvian
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Romanian
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Television
  • Digital TV channels

Home comfort

  • Heating
  • Portable fan
  • Electric kettle
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Premium bedding
  • Crib/infant bed (surcharge)
  • Rollaway/extra bed (surcharge)

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features

Dining

The Tudor Bar/Brasserie - This restaurant specializes in British cuisine and serves lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • English breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 11.95 for adults and GBP 11.95 for children (approximately)

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from October 25 2021 to September 1 2022 (dates subject to change):
  • Dining venue(s)

Children & extra beds

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out:
  • Cribs/infant beds are available for an extra charge
  • Rollaway beds are available for GBP 20.0 per night

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of We Care Clean (Best Western).

Policies

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit on site.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

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Overall score and ratings

8.2

Very good

8.4/10

Cleanliness

8.7/10

Staff & service

7.4/10

Amenities

7.8/10

Property conditions & facilities

7.6/10

Eco-friendliness

8/10 Very good

Good stay
Good hotel in centre Colchester, requested quite room on high floor which was brilliant,
Lynda, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Ronald, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

1-night business trip
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8/10 Very good

Stayed for 3 days for a friends wedding. Lovely venue
Ian, 3-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Food very good
Breakfast very good. Evening meals top class. All Staff were helpful and friendly making this an enjoyable stay.
3-night trip
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8/10 Very good

David, 3-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Alexander, 1-night trip
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6/10 Good

I spent a night at this hotel it was ok room was very dull lighting was poor bathroom wasn’t too bad no shower only on the bath it was attached not able to use it without having to hold it , the ceiling was very low no good if your tall , I couldn’t have stayed another night if I’m honest
Zanib, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Very helpful and friendly staff. Room was ideal and ver clean. I will be coming again.
Mr Gary, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

one for the future
friendly staff and good food, especially the breakfast choice. Clean but dated rooms.
Les, 1-night business trip
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