The Bildeston Crown

The Bildeston Crown Suffolk, East Anglia

Charming coaching inn with 3 AA rosette restaurant in Bildeston, Suffolk


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Sitting on the pretty high street in the Suffolk village of Bildeston, The Bildeston Crown dates back to the 15th Century. Now it's a quintessential country inn that oozes charm.  Inside you'll find characterful and cosy dog-friendly bars, a light-filled restaurant offering award-winning dining, faultless service, and indulgent bedrooms.

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Luxury Gourmet Escape

From £81.08 pppn for a 7 night stay, to £125 pppn for a 1 night stay

Stay in a Classic Double room and receive:

  • A glass of sparkling wine each on arrival
  • Dinner for two in the restaurant on one evening (¬£80 allowance per couple)
  • A complimentary¬†bottle of house wine if dining in the restaurant on an additional evening on your stay.
  • Full English breakfast daily
  • Complimentary 2 pm early check in.

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  • 3 AA rosette dining
  • Short drive from Hadleigh, Bury St Edmunds, Ipswich and Colchester
  • Cosy bar with open fire
  • Best Small Suffolk Hotel in the East of England Tourism Awards (2022)
  • 4 external courtyards for alfresco dining

13 Bedrooms
Riding Nearby
Golf Course Nearby
Internet Connection in Rooms
Dogs May Be Accepted by Prior Arrangement
Stowmarket, 7 miles

How to find The Bildeston Crown

The Bildeston Crown
104 High St

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Good to know

Hotel check-in time:

3:00 PM

Hotel check-out time:

11:00 AM


Opening Times

Breakfast: 7am - 10pm daily (8am - 10am bank holidays)

Lunch: Monday-Saturday 12-2pm, Sunday 12-3pm

Dinner: Monday-Saturday 6.30-9pm, Sunday 6pm-7pm

BAR: 8am - 11pm daily

Parking Facilities

Complimentary parking for guests. There are two electric vehicle charge points (charges apply)

Disabled Access

There are no ground floor bedrooms or fully accessible bedrooms.

The hotel does not have a lift, therefore would be unsuitable for guests with mobility issues.

There are three bedrooms with a walk in shower which are either Gainsbrough or Constable rooms, please contact us to check availability. 

Child Policy

The hotel has one Executive room that can accommodate two adults and up to two children from 5-12years. The layout includes one super king bed, and they can provide 2 Z-beds at a cost of £40 each.
The hotel does not supply cots but can supply linen for your travel cot at an additional cost of £15 per stay.

Other Information

The Bildeston Crown is part of Nedging Hall Estate, a family owned country estate in Suffolk. Nedging Hall Estate grows its own barley on the farm, which is sent to their very own Mauldon's Brewery to be crafted into our award-winning beer. Mauldon's Brewery is Suffolk's oldest Brewery.

History of the hotel

The Crown was built in 1495 as a merchant's house & has been an inn since the mid 17th century. 

Dogs Policy

There are three dog friendly rooms, please contact us to check availability. Luxury Super King rooms do not allow dogs. Dogs are allowed in the bar area but are not permitted in the restaurant. There is a charge of £25 per dog per night.

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