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    The Crown Hotel

    West Street | Dorset, Blandford Forum DT11 7AJ, England
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    • Excellent44%
    • Very good37%
    • Average12%
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    “local brewery” (6 reviews)
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    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast Buffet
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    Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

    I have stayed at the Crown several times but not for the last 12 month so I was pleasantly surprised at the refurbishment. I stayed in room 27 and it was lovely. Perfect for an overnight stay on business. The staff are really nice and...More

    Thank Steve L
    Response from Hall W, Manager at The Crown HotelResponded 10 November 2017

    Thank you for your lovely review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit.

    Reviewed 7 November 2017

    On our most recent trip to Blandford Forum we calculated that we must have stayed at the Crown some 20+ times over the past 15 years. During this time we've seen the (very) good, the bad and sometimes (but very rarely) ugly experiences that have...More

    Thank noledge4u
    Response from Hall W, Manager at The Crown HotelResponded 10 November 2017

    Thank you so much for taking the time to post such a wonderful review on Trip Advisor. We are so pleased we delivered great hospitality and we look forward to seeing you soon.

    Reviewed 1 November 2017

    It's probably no exaggeration to say that the Crown is the heart of Blandford Forum - it's situated on the edge of the town centre, near the river. The Crown always seems to be buzzing with life - whether the lovely outside garden on sunny...More

    Thank 1Aldebaran
    Response from Hall W, Manager at The Crown HotelResponded 10 November 2017

    Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on Trip Advisor and thanks for your great feedback. I am so pleased you had a nice time and I look forward to sharing your review with the team. We look forward to seeing you...More

    Reviewed 20 October 2017

    The Crown was great all round Room comfortable and staff very helpful,. Food very good couldn't ask for more. Room had Air Con which was great. Also room service for food available Blandord is a Georgian Town and this Hotel has been refurbished in that...More

    Thank Jude60Dorset
    Response from Hall W, Manager at The Crown HotelResponded 25 October 2017

    Thank you for your lovely review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit.

    Reviewed 18 October 2017

    We stayed here for one night at the weekend. The room are lovely - nicely furnished and very clean. Comfy bed which is always such good news when you're away. The room got a little hot in the night and we struggled with the window...More

    Thank LouiseD222
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    26 June 2015|
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