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The Crown Inn

52 High Street, Benson, Wallingford OX10 7HN, England
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Ranked #2 of 2 Benson B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

What a wonderful couple of days at the Crown Inn. The staff are very welcoming and friendly and nothing is too much trouble. We had an evening meal in the restaurant for 9 including 2 children and the food was really good. The room I stayed in was of good size with an en-suite shower of great quality. I have... More

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Roeselare, Belgium
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154 reviews 154 reviews
34 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Breakfast: freshly prepared English or continental, excellent. The cook's wife or the landlady (Germaine) give you an excellent service. On the cook's day off, Germaine is the best substitute you can get! Room: clean, rather small bathroom but everything you need. For light sleepers: no double glazing, but not much traffic in the village. Try the resatuarant: the Polish cook... More

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Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We stayed here on 18th to 20th July and had a fabulous time. The room (No 6) we stayed in with our 5 year old daughter was decorated to a high standard. The bathroom was huge. We enjoyed 2 lovely meals in the restaurant. The breakfast was great. You could choose between full English, smoked salmon and scrambled eggs or... More

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Suffolk, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I would thoroughly recommend a visit to the Crown if you get the chance. The staff are all really friendly and nothing is too much trouble. Tim and Germaine are both really approachable and their attention to detail is really refreshing. The food is excellent and the atmosphere in the bar was great (we watched both World Cup semi finals).... More

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Wallingford, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We had a very nice meal last night. Presentation, taste, quality and service were all excellent. The bar area was kitted out for the World Cup and pool teams playing maintain a pleasant local pub atmosphere which I didn't notice whilst dining. (Just waiting for half time between URU v ENG to go back to The Crown for second half.)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014 via mobile

********************************************************Had a very good welcome, staff were friendly and happy to help in anyway. Honest advise and breakfast and night sleep was excellent. Would go back in a flash flash. ********************************************************

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014 via mobile

Tim and Germaine are superb hosts! The service was excellent, the bed in our king room very comfortable, the bathroom a great size with a spacious bath and shower and the food absolutely delicious (we had dinner, breakfast and Sunday roast, all very good!!) My wife, sister and I stayed at the Crown Inn on a Saturday night as I... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Haven't stayed here as we live locally but we use The Crown for meals out, mostly at the weekend. The food is very good and the chef (Pascal) does particularly good soups and steaks. Tim and Germaine (the landlord and his wife) have renovated the place and always provide a warm welcome. There's never a problem if you want chips... More

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

My parents stayed here for 2 nights at the weekend while we were visiting family at RAF Benson. The room was lovely, bed was comfy and bathroom was spotless. They had a lovely time and would not hesitate to stay again, the owner and his family were truley lovely. The rest of the family and I joined them for dinner... More

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Selby, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
40 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Having stayed at The Crown Inn before the recent facelift it was a pleasure to see such improvements on my second overnight stay. The bedrooms are now completely refurbished with quality fixtures and fittings and extremely comfortable beds. The bathrooms, likewise, upgraded to a high standard. The downstairs interior was pleasant before the recent changes but now looks freshened up... More

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Address: 52 High Street, Benson, Wallingford OX10 7HN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Wallingford > Benson
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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The Crown Inn is a beuatiful village Inn whuch has been newly refurbished to a high standard with a restaurant specialising in fresh locally sourced ingredients, good British meals with a continental touch. We have boutique style all en-suite rooms recently receiving new showers and flooring. We have six rooms from a single to a triple family room and a king with a large bathroom. Our bar, terrace and garden are very popular with families. Dogs are welcome, with one of our guest rooms reserved for guests with dogs. ... more   less 
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