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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So the buildings are great, the main house is lovely from the outside, really lovely and offers so much when you drive into the walled courtyard..... the inside is not really sure what it's supposed to be. the bar area is comfortable and cosy and has absolutely no atmosphere on the 3 occasions i've stayed there, the restaurant looks great... More 

Thank James B
Taunton, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A pleasant stay in the stables annexe - the room was a bit tired but was warm and comfortable with everything you need. The staff were accommodating but not over friendly. Horrible orange lights in the courtyard which shine into your room all night but the curtains were thick and it was away from the road so very quiet. Nice... More 

Thank Bellringer2014
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83 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

The crown house hotel is probably the worst place I have stayed as far as hospitality goes . The rooms were ok, albeit a little tired and not exactly sparkling clean, but the staff are rude and ignorant beyond anything I have ever come across in a hotel or restaurant. We had booked a table for 7.30, we met in... More 

5 Thank MrsJEssex
twicksy, Front Office Manager at The Crown House, responded to this review

I am very sorry that you had such an unusual experience at The Crown House. I think our consistently good comments and awards from Booking. Com, Trivago and TripAdvisor for our hospitality and friendliness speak for themselves. We also score very highly for hospitality on Late Rooms and Eviivo. This does not mean that we are complacent, we really value... More 

Great Chesterford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We had our wedding here on the 3rd September 2016, it was a beautiful day, the setting, the grounds, the food and the Staff of the hotel couldn't of be more perfect, all our guests all said what a great wedding it was...

1 Thank Karenhunt16
twicksy, Guest Relations Manager at The Crown House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review of your wedding day at The Crown House. We are so pleased that your day was everything we would hope it would be. We would like to take this opportunity to wish you both lots of good luck, health and happiness together. It was a privilege for us to be part of your special... More 

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74 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We were at a wedding in the village so stayed here. An old Georgian house with wonky floors and ceilings. A "cosy" room with a decent sized bathroom (with a proper sized bath) with copious amounts of hot water. Good enough for a one night stay. nice views of gardens at the rear of the property. A quiet spot and... More 

Thank Kris V
Brighton, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

The time in Saffron Walden is 1963 (which is rather late for me) - Between the end of the "Chatterley" ban And the Beatles' first LP. (With apologies to Larkin). Waitress from a Victoria Wood sketch - 8-track Muzak with The Mamas and Papas. However to be fair, steak was good meat well cooked, nicely dressed salad and very generous... More 

Thank peterpendrack
twicksy, Public Relations Manager at The Crown House, responded to this review

We really appreciate you taking the time to post a review of your stay with us. I don't think we would have minded Lady Chatterley at The Crown House.Lord Byron often stayed here on his way to "visit" his half sister. It is so difficult to know what sort of music people prefer to listen to in the dining room,... More 

Cheddar, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed a couple of nights and were made very welcome. The room was comfy and the bathroom big. We were able to sit outside for a drink in the tent in the garden which was nice. The food was good but we were the only ones in the restaurant on Saturday night which was weird! It was a great... More 

Thank JulieyB
twicksy, Guest Relations Manager at The Crown House, responded to this review

We are really pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us recently. And that you missed some of our dreadful storms of late to be able to enjoy drinks in the garden. To be honest our restaurant is quiet some evenings although food is very good, according to the feedback we get, and we are also competitive on... More 

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29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Stayed here for 3 nights for my sisters wedding and really enjoyed my stay. If you're looking for luxury, you won't find it, but if you want a lovely relaxing and friendly hotel with lots of character set in lovely surroundings, this is it. Tina and her staff work extremely hard to make your stay enjoyable and nothing is too... More 

Thank DC1958
twicksy, Guest Relations Manager at The Crown House, responded to this review

We are really pleased that your stay with us was all we would wish it to be. Thank you for your kind comments about the staff. We hope that you will be able to come and stay again soon. More 

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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed as solo business guest, food especially breakfast was superb, rooms are very dated but bathroom very modern. Staff were great and would recommend. Had some famous guests stay there as well. Easy to park and easy wifi

Thank dave70800
twicksy, Guest Relations Manager at The Crown House, responded to this review

We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us, especially the food. We are very lucky to be able to offer free parking at The Crown House. We think essential when travelling to have access to a reliable and fast ,free WIFI connection . We have a rolling refurbishment programme, we are sorry that you found your room... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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197 reviews
51 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Arrived on a Sunday evening not knowing what to expect. Really nice location and very tranquil. After check in I went to my room to be presented with a four poster bed that creaked and furniture of the same period, although I slept really well on it. Clean room and well appointed with accessories. My only recommendation would be having... More 

Thank kevinmck
twicksy, Guest Relations Manager at The Crown House, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review of your stay with us. We are really pleased that you slept well and had a tranquil stay with us. We have two separate buildings, you were staying in the original building with the older character rooms. If you prefer a more modern style of room, we can offer those in The Old Stables... More 

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Additional Information about The Crown House

Address: Newmarket Road, Great Chesterford, Saffron Walden CB10 1NS, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Saffron Walden > Great Chesterford
Price Range: $157 - $187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Crown House 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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“quieter rooms are at the rear as the hotel is on the road but it isn't a busy one.”
 of 5 bubbles 250krisv, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask Tina for advice and she will guide you”
 of 5 bubbles DC1958, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
“feel pampered in the bridal suite”
 of 5 bubbles 444traceyl, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Check if there is a function on in order to avoid noise!”
 of 5 bubbles jonhF2395QR, 17 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Apparently, the good spirit stays in room 15”
 of 5 bubbles jamesfalkener, 1 Nov 2015 | Read review
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