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Priory Hotel, Bury St Edmunds

Mildenhall Road, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP32 6EH, UK
Priory Hotel, Bury St Edmunds Priory Hotel, Bury St Edmunds 01284 766181 Mildenhall Road Bury St Edmunds
83 out of 100% 10 votes


Facilities: swipe to see more
  • Free Wifi
  • Private Car Park
  • Pets Allowed
  • Best Available Room
  • Walk-in Showers
  • Golf in Local Area

The Priory Hotel is a grade two listed building and an oasis of calm with beautiful gardens, a high standard of accommodation and delicious food created by award-winning chefs.

Rooms & Facilities
Facilities: swipe to see more
  • Free Wifi
  • Private Car Park
  • Pets Allowed
  • Best Available Room
  • Walk-in Showers
  • Golf in Local Area

Number of Bedrooms: 54

Parking Spaces: 80

Steps into Hotel: 0

Check In Time: 3pm

Check Out Time: 11am

The Priory Hotel in Bury St Edmunds has a great reputation as a quality 3 star hotel in East Anglia. This grade 2 listed hotel makes an ideal base for visiting this area of England as is it well served by the A14 (two junctions being approximately 5 minutes from the hotel). The Priory is a privately owned and operated hotel and is also as part of Best Western Hotels therefore you get the best of both worlds. The team pride themselves on their customer service and staff are encouraged to look after your every need.

Guests have a great choice of accommodation at the Priory Hotel. Chose to stay in either the main hotel building or in one of the courtyard and garden rooms located within the hotel grounds. Each of the 54 bedrooms at the Priory Hotel in Bury St Edmunds has been designed to provide a high standard of accommodation. Whether on business or holiday, the spacious rooms, many individually decorated, ensure a comfortable and relaxing stay.

The Garden Room restaurant at the Priory Hotel is a 100 seater, light and spacious restaurant with views of the hotels lovely gardens and terrace. The menus are created using a variety of good local suppliers of quality produce. An extensive wine- list compliments your meal. Edmunds Lounge and Terrace Bar is open daily for a coffee stop or a relaxing drink.

The Best Western Priory Hotel offers great late deals and special offers on short breaks throughout the year. Book online today with My Hotel Break.




tick TV
tick Tea/Coffee
tick Iron/Board
tick Toiletries
tick Hairdryer
tick Telephone
tick Room Service
tick Cots Supplied
tick Ground Floor Rooms
tick Wifi
tick Family Room for 3
tick Walk In Showers

All rooms at the Priory Hotel are complete with a comfy Double or Twin Beds, 40" Colour Television with Freeview, Alarm Clock, complimentary hospitality tray, direct dial telephone, hairdryer, iron and ironing board, luxury toiletries and en suite bathroom facilities.

FREE WiFi is available to all guests throughout the Hotel for the duration of your stay.

Classic Garden & Courtyard Bedrooms
Situated in annexes very close to the main house, the Classic Garden and Courtyard bedrooms offer excellent quality and space for your stay at the hotel.

All garden rooms have direct access into the large lawned area and gardens.

Superior Rooms
The recently refurbished Superior Rooms are mainly located in the Main Building of the Hotel and offer a contemporary look for the business and leisure traveller.

Executive Bedrooms
Situated in mainly in the Main House of the Hotel, the Executive Bedrooms offer excellent quality and extra space for your stay at the hotel.


Bar & Restaurant

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tick Outdoor Dining Terrace

Garden Room Restaurant

Opened in November 2018, the new Garden Restaurant at the Priory Hotel offers a contemporary dining experience with beautiful views overlooking the gardens.

Whether you are looking for lunch, dinner or just a bowl of soup, the Chef's ensure you receive the finest service and ingredients. An extensive wine list also compliments your meal.

The Garden Room Restaurant is open daily from 12-2pm and 6-9pm (bank holiday and weekend restrictions may apply).

The chef will regularly update the menus so we're sure you'll find something to delight your palate.

Sample Breakfast Menu
Sample Restaurant Menu
Sample Wine List

Edmunds Lounge and Terrace Bar is open all day for coffee stops and light bites for family meet ups or just to relax after a day of exploring.


Location & Directions

Directions to the Priory Hotel in Bury St Edmunds

Please use postcode IP32 6EH or IP32 6AX

There are two entrances to the Priory Hotel, both of which provide parking to our customers. Please use either IP32 6EH or IP32 6AX on your sat-nav.

From The Railway Station

We are approximatley a ½ mile from the railway station. Walk down the hill from the station (keeping it on your left) and turn left under the bridge onto Fornham Road. Keep walking until you reach the Esso petrol station. The hotel signs will be visible on your right.

From London/Cambridge

Travel along the A14, leave at Junction 42 exit marked "Bury St Edmunds West B1106 / A1101". At the bottom of the slip road bear left. After approximately 1 mile turn right at the first mini roundabout signposted "Bury St Edmunds A1101" and continue until you reach the Esso petrol station on your right. The entrance to the hotel is immediately on your left.

From Ipswich

Travel along the A14, leave at Junction 43 exit marked "Bury St Edmunds Central A1302 / A1101". Take first exit left st the bottom of the sliproad signposted "A1101 Mildenhall" and "Town Centre". At the next roundabout take the third exit to "A1101 Mildenhall". Carry on along this road for approximately ¾ of a mile until you reach a set of traffic lights and an Esso petrol station. Stay in the left hand lane, proceed through the lights and the entrance to the hotel is the first on your right hand side.

Nearest Train Station: Bury St. Edmunds Train Station

Nearest Airport: Norwich or Stansted

Notice Board

Hotel Notice Board

Please note that the hotel does cater for a number of private parties and events (normally Friday or Saturday evenings). All parties finish at midnight and we may offer you to take dinner in our private dining suite rather than the Garden Restaurant.

Dinner allocation - Unless otherwise stated guests staying on a rate inclusive of dinner will receive an allowance of £24 per person per night towards dinner.

Best Available Room - you will be allocated the best available room on check in. Please note that an upgraded room is not guaranteed, unless you have opted to pay the supplement for a guaranteed upgrade. Please refer to Terms and Conditions for full details.

Pet-Friendly - Dogs are welcome at the Priory Hotel. There is a charge of £10 per dog per night which will be applied to your booking on check out at the hotel.

Children's Rates - When making a reservation to include children, the rate quoted by us will not include the children. These will be added on at the hotel and are as follows: 0 - 12 years: £Free BB (pay for other meals as taken) 13 - 16 years: £7 per child per night Bed & Breakfast (pay for other meals as taken)

Garden rooms are best accessed using the Mildenhall Road entrance. This is the road that most Sat Nav systems will bring you into our hotel using the postcode IP32 6EH. Courtyard rooms are best accessed through the Main Hotel entrance - use the postcode IP32 6AX in your Sat Nav.

Things to See and Do
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tick Cycling
tick Golf in Local Area
tick Climbing

We have put together a few ideas of attractions to visit whilst staying at the Priory Hotel. 

Bury St Edmunds Golf Club is just 5 minutes drive from the hotel, towards Junction 42 on the A14.

Alongside the River Lark, an ideal bird watching sanctuary, created from former gravel pits. A never ending list of birds spotted including the Black Necked Grebe. Located just outside Bury St Edmunds 

Two miles east of Bury St Edmunds. Various events held throughout the year.

The biggest street market in East Anglia. Held every Wednesday and Saturday.

One of the oldest and smallest working theatres in the country.

A magnificent 16th century church, transformed into a cathedral this century, situated in the beautiful Abbey Gardens.

Reputed to be the smallest pub in Britain.

Celebrating over 200 years of Brewing in Bury St Edmunds.

Three miles from Bury city centre. A National Trust property with its 100ft high oval rotunda.

Modern Shopping Centre recently openned.

For more information on things to see in and do in the area, check out our Destination Guide

Does the hotel have a lift?
Does the hotel have ground floor rooms?
Yes ground floor rooms are located in the garden and courtyard block.
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