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The Crown & Castle

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Market Hill, Orford IP12 2LJ, England
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Really hard to fault anything, probably the best placed we have stayed in UK. Orford is a peaceful and pretty village, the C&C is well located and inside is well kept and classic, the room was clean, up to date and spacious with a view over the estuary (room 7). We had booked a package with Dinner, Bed and Breakfast... More 

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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

my husband surprised me with a night stay and dinner for our first anniversary and what a delightful little gem. The customer service is the best I have ever received at any hotel or restaurant. The staff are so friendly and ver welcoming. The rooms are very clean, in fact one of the cleanest rooms I have ever stayed in,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My partner and I were in Orford for the scattering of his parents ashes ( Frieda and John are now forever enjoying the loveliness of Orford Quay ). Our second visit, first time we were in the main hotel but this time we went for one of the rooms behind which are just as lovely. I won't bore you with... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A wonderful hotel away from it all. A time travellers dream. Excellent accommodation with food to match. Our room 31 was beautifully equipped and the terrace overlooking the castle a real sun trap. The staff were welcoming, conciliatory and attentive, especially when my husband had to make a rushed exit halfway through dinner on the first night, to A &... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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35 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Having got rather tangled up in the one way system in Woodbridge we came on to Orford through the intriguing Rendlesham Forest to which plan to return as we are shortly moving to Suffolk. Orford itself was a diascovery and a delight and having walked down to the castle we decided to call in for the light lunch. The welcome... More 

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Harlow, United Kingdom
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly staff, good food, immaculate and comfortable dog friendly garden room. Ideal base for a short break near the Suffolk coast. Not a great deal in the village but Southwold and Aldeburgh are just up the road It's a very popular place so worth booking the only dog friendly dinner table near the fire place and window if you don't... More 

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Orfordness, Owner at The Crown & Castle, responded to this review

Thank you very much. Our doggy friends deserve their little breaks just as we do. Very pleased that we met his expectations (and yours too). More 

London, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
33 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed one night at The Crown & Castle and it was memorable for all the right reasons. Very welcoming, we had a beautiful room, with the best facilities. It had the most lovely view of the castle, a charming terrace, superb bathroom with bath, shower, plenty of space for clothes (rare), extremely comfortable bed, and the extra touch of... More 

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Orfordness, Owner at The Crown & Castle, responded to this review

Thank you so much. Your room is one of my personal favourites too. The view has not changed much in over 500 years. Before that there might have been the odd turret in the way and before that you may have found a knight in armour clip-clopping past your window. Sadly those entertainments are not available today but we do... More 

Rochester, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is perfect if you want good service, good food, perfect accommodation and fantastic scenery. We stayed for 2 nights in the suite and we very very pleased. The room was spotless and we had a lovely view from our terrace over the surrounding countryside. We ate in the restaurant for both nights and the food was fantastic and... More 

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Orfordness, Owner at The Crown & Castle, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind and appreciative comments. So glad you like the suite and the view from your private terrace. Thank you also for telling us how much you enjoyed the food and service - our team are thrilled. More 

Bedford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wonderful dog friendly hotel. Staff were extremely pleasant and helpful making my wife and I's stay with our dog a real pleasure. Food was excellent. There was nothing which we would want to change.

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Orfordness, Owner at The Crown & Castle, responded to this review

I am so glad that you and your furry friend had a nice time. I have told Teddy and Annie (our two resident wire fox terriers) that you will be back - very much look forward to it. More 

Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went away for the weekend and stumbled across the C and C.must say from the word go staff friendly and polite. Sat down at the bar and had a drink and read through the menu. Adventurous menu and excellent wine list. Excellent meal as faultless as I had the Fritto Misto and my wife had the the risotto which I... More 

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Orfordness, Owner at The Crown & Castle, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments and very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your lunch. Ruth is sorry to have missed you but she has been struggling to get rid of a bad cold and we all thought that it would be a bad idea to give it to our lovely guests. Look forward to seeing you again. More 

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