About The Rose and Crown Hotel
Visit our website to download our wedding brochure for more information.
Located just a few minutes’ walk from Colchester town centre, our 14th century hotel is one of the most romantic settings that you could choose for your wedding celebrations. With history and heart in every beam, and a ‘secret garden’ for those all-important wedding day photographs.
We’re a licensed venue, giving you the convenient option of holding your ceremony and reception in the same location. Ceremonies can accommodate 30 to 80 guests and you’ll have the choice of three beautiful suites.
Wedding receptions are held in your choice of three suites for 20 to 160 guests. The largest is The Rose Suite, which has its own private entrance, private bar and a large dance floor for you and your guests to dance the night away.
Your wedding breakfast…
Wedding breakfasts are held in your choice of three suites, also able to accommodate 20 to 160 guests.
Your wedding breakfast will be created by our talented team of chefs using fresh, locally sourced produce where possible and catering for all dietary requirements. Our menus are just a starting point, if there’s something that you would like for your wedding breakfast then we’re very flexible.
Your wedding night…
It’s nothing but the best for the newlyweds on your wedding night – you’ll get a complimentary stay in one of our most luxurious four poster honeymoon suites.
Our hotel also offers 39 stylishly appointed bedrooms for your family and friends travelling in for the day, all at a discounted room rate.
Your wedding team…
From your first visit all the way through to your wedding day, you’ll be in the safe hands of our expert weddings team. Luckily we’ve hosted hundreds of weddings at The Rose and Crown Hotel so whilst every wedding is unique, there isn’t much that will come as a surprise to us! We’ll guide you through every aspect of your wedding and help you make the most of your special day.
You can visit our website for more information about our weddings and packages, or to book a show-around. And please don’t hesitate to get in touch if you’d like to ask us any questions. We look forward to meeting you and discussing your ideas and plans for your big day.
- All-inclusive packages from £2,999 for 60 guests
- Able to accommodate 80 guests your ceremony and 160 guests for your wedding breakfast & evening reception
- Self-contained, exclusive wedding suite with private entrance, bar and dance floor
- Romantic hotel built in the 14th century - the oldest hotel in Colchester
- Licensed to hold civil ceremonies since 1996
- 39 stylishly appointed bedrooms for guests at a discounted rate
- Red carpet arrival
Click here to view our brochure: https://www.roseandcrowncolchester.co.uk/weddings/#brochure
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For those seeking an award winning wedding venue full of history and charm along with an experienced team who will ensure your day goes to perfect plan - check out our special package offers for 2022:
Jan to Nov Mon/Tue/Wed £2999
Jan/Feb/Mar Thu/Fri/Sundays £3500
Apr to Nov Thu/Fri/Sundays £3999
(not including Bank Holiday Sundays)
Winter Wedding 27th - 30th December £3999
NEW YEAR’S EVE £4999
All of the prices above include the following:
* 60 day guests
* Hire of civil ceremony room
* One welcome drink per person
* Three course wedding breakfast
* Two glasses of house wine person
* One glass of sparkling wine per person for toast
* Evening buffet for 80 guests
* DJ & Disco until midnight
* Room Hire & VAT
* Four poster suite with breakfast
* Use of red carpet and silver cake stand and knife.
Based on our Standard Package, upgrades available for an extra charge.
Here at The Rose and Crown Hotel, we know that no two weddings are the same! As well as tailoring our wedding packages to suit your individual needs, we’re delighted to be able to tailor our wedding offers too!
Member of the NHS and emergency services?
As a special thank you for the amazing work that you do, this offer is available to you for any wedding date up to 31st December 2022! Not only that, it can be combined with any other wedding offer too!
Book your wedding with us for any date between November 2020 and Dec 2022*, and choose ONE offer from the following:
* FREE chair covers for your wedding breakfast for up to 50 of your guests
* FREE accommodation and breakfast for the wedding couple in one of our Four Poster bedrooms on your wedding anniversary
* FREE accommodation in a Standard bedroom and breakfast for two of your guests on the night of your wedding.
Accommodating weddings for up to 160 guests, and with 39 hotel rooms for your guests, The Rose and Crown Hotel is the perfect wedding venue in Colchester. We’re a licensed wedding venue, meaning that you can hold your ceremony and reception in the same venue.
Our team of expert wedding coordinators are here to guide you every step of the way, and will help you as much or as little as you like with all of the fine details.
* Excludes all dates in December apart from 27th-30th December. Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer.
East Street CO1 2TZ Colchester (Essex)