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The Crown Inn

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 14 August 2016

Wow! What a surprise The Crown was. Beautiful old pub but renovated beautifully. Outside spaces are lovely and comfortable weather permitting. The bedrooms spacious and very comfortable. Food both in the evening and breakfast delicious with excellent service. Would definitely visit again if in the area.

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Oxfordshire
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4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

This was the third time we have stayed at The Crown and rest assured it won't be the last. The rooms are unique, each sumptuous and classically decorated. A comfortable bed, on demand TV and spacious bathroom with a raindrop shower adding to the comfort. The rooms are away from the main building in a converted stable block (or similar... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 August 2016

The Crown on arrival appeared ok and was, although some parts of the interior were OK, the outside and general appearance was rather tired and in need of a makeover and spruce up. Our room was clean and tidy and had a comfortable Bed, although I must add when we booked this visit a Twin room was requested, what we... More 

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London
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Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Just returned from a 1 night stay at this pub/inn. Rooms very comfortable & tastefully decorated with tea/coffee making facilities & bathroom had a huge walk in shower. Food very good & staff very pleasant & friendly. Would definitely stay again.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
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Reviewed 9 August 2016

The Crown does very nice food. It's not fast and it's not cheap, but it is very nice. The staff are very friendly and they have a good children's menu. My only critical feedback to the owner is that the men's toilets near the bar need some maintenance doing, they're functional but not befitting of what is otherwise a great... More 

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Reviewed 7 August 2016

Booked for Saturday night evening meal..Nice and welcoming pub/hotel with lots of staff on hand to meet and greet you. My partner had eaten there a number of times however it was my first visit.. My partner ordered the chicken and mango salad to start which was excellent , I had the soap, which was nice but very filling.. We... More 

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Harlow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 August 2016

Spent just one night here and had a great stay. The room was a good size, quiet, clean and comfortable with a great shower and best of all had lovely large bath towels! Great welcoming staff and a well stocked bar with well informed staff. Dinner was excellent with a varied menu. It was well cooked and well presented. Breakfast... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Easy to book online, very friendly welcome and service throughout and most importantly an excellent meal; good range of starters, steaks were superb and great cheese board. Good wine list and not ridiculously marked up.

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1 Thank Cymro-in-Reading
Blackpool, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Great little hotel. Good food. Room quiet and comfortable. Very handy for the Sonnings and Reading. Only grumble was the coffee machine at breakfast but mastered it eventually. Good choice on both dinner and breakfast menus.

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Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed at The Crown for my husbands birthday, it was beautiful. The food was fantastic and we had a wonderful menu to choose from. The room were amazing and straight out of a interior magazine. The whole place had a fabulous eclectic design that was wonderful. Can't wait to return.

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Crown is a 17th Century country inn with an excellent restaurant close to Reading and Henley on Thames. Set within the grounds of the Crown, the well appointed contemporary rooms offer a relaxing and peaceful nights sleep with the added advantage of an excellent renowned restaurant and bar just a few steps away. All rooms have full en-suite facilities and large flat screen televisions. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Crown Inn

Address: Foxhill Lane | Playhatch Nr Reading, Playhatch RG4 9QN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Playhatch
Price Range: $177 - $211 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Crown Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Rooms looked to be all the same. Converted stables block - nice.”
 of 5 bubbles Rosie-B-Oxford, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are the same as far as I can see, so no advantages to be had!!”
 of 5 bubbles greek_claire, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We did not actually stay, just had lunch.”
 of 5 bubbles ColinClements, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All room are of equal quality and position”
 of 5 bubbles Golfsec, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Stayed in the farthest room along the row, which was great, it was very quiet, am sure it wouldn't have mattered what room you were in ?”
 of 5 bubbles MichSuzCross, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
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