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* The Rose and Crown

* The Rose and Crown, Colchester

The Quay, Wivenhoe, Colchester, i, CO7 9BX

About * The Rose and Crown

Built in the 14th century, The Rose and Crown Hotel is one of Colchester’s most iconic buildings. The 39 bedrooms are split between the original building and a purpose-built modern wing. We’re conveniently located if you’re looking for a hotel near University of Essex or Colchester Zoo, and we’re the perfect hotel for weddings or celebrations of any kind, with plenty of free parking and a ‘Secret Garden’. Our traditional bar has a real log fire and our restaurant specialises in flavoursome, fresh cuisine – both are open to hotel guests and local residents alike. With several characteristic meeting rooms (including a 700 year old prison!), 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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