The Rose and Crown Hotel is an award-winning wedding venue in Essex, catering for weddings of up to 160 guests and licensed to hold civil ceremonies for over 25 years.

Built in the 14th century and complete with original oak beams, our romantic hotel is conveniently located close to Colchester town centre with excellent transport links and plenty of FREE parking for your big day.

Join us for our wedding open day on Sunday 10th October from 12pm to 6pm for a guided tour of our historic hotel. Your tour will include the ‘Secret Garden’, the stunning ‘Oak Room’ dressed for your ceremony, the beautiful ‘Rose Suite’ prepared for your wedding breakfast and the chance to see some of our 39 boutique bedrooms, including three incredible 4 poster rooms.

You will also be treated to complimentary ‘Cocktails and Canapés’ to sample during your tour.

You’ll also get the chance to meet our experienced wedding manager and her team, along with some of our long-standing recommended suppliers including a DJ, photobooth, florist and venue decorator.

Entry is FREE, however, you must register your place as spaces are limited.

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Renowned for our attention to detail, our expert team will ensure every detail of your wedding day is simply perfect – leaving you with nothing to think about except enjoying yourselves!

Come and take the opportunity to see just how beautiful this dream setting could be and meet our friendly team who will be on hand for plenty of advice and inspiration.

Appointments for personal show-arounds are also available, please get in touch with our wedding co-ordinator for availability.


We’re located just outside Colchester town centre, with plenty of FREE parking available on site.

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

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