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The Rose and Crown Hotel Colchester

Built in the 14th century, The Rose and Crown Hotel is one of Colchester’s most iconic buildings. Our 39 bedrooms are split between the original building and a purpose-built modern wing.

We’re conveniently located if you’re looking for hotels near Colchester Zoo or the University of Essex.

Our award-winning wedding venue is able to accommodate weddings of up to 160 guests.

Our 700 year old Tudor Bar Brasserie is open to hotel guests and local residents alike. Join us for a delicious Sunday roast – sit indoors by our real log fire or dine alfresco in our beautiful ‘Secret Garden’.

The Rose and Crown Hotel is the perfect place to stay in Colchester if you’re looking for some culture and a glimpse back in history in Britain’s oldest recorded town.

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Best Western The Rose and Crown Hotel
East Street, Colchester,
Essex, CO1 2TZ

We’re located just outside Colchester town centre, five miles from Colchester Zoo and a 15 minute walk from Colchester Castle.

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