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The Crown & Castle

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Market Hill, Orford IP12 2LJ, England
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Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in Orford
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    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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32 reviews 32 reviews
22 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A remarkable attention to detail is at the heart of this very, very good restaurant/hotel. Everything has been thought through, clearly by people who know what guests (with or without dogs) want and how to provide with the maximum efficiency and minimum fuss. Two dinners and two breakfasts (no buffet,a rare treat), were all of the highest quality, local food,... More

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Props3, Owner at The Crown & Castle, responded to this review

What a nice title to your review! Thank you very much indeed. All the more generous as there were a couple of things that didn't entirely meet your approval. We are really pleased you liked the food and wines but sorry you didn't like all the artworks. (Incidentally, the 'cat cartoon' in your bedroom is a Louis Wain and, yes,... More

London
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My self and three friends came across The Crown & Castle hotel for lunch. We sat outside and were impressed by the surroundings and the staff that served us. The food we had was excellent. We then asked for a tour of the hotel with a view to coming back at some stage to stay. The female member of staff... More

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Props3, Owner at The Crown & Castle, responded to this review

Thank you so much for coming to have lunch and for your very nice comments about your 'tour guide'! We know a lot of people who start off with a casual visit to Orford, end up eating here and quite often come back to stay. It's very satisfactory! Anyway, I do hope you will return for a longer visit and... More

London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The room food and service were all excellent. We booked the suite it had a lounge with very comfortable armchairs large modern bathroom separate wc and bedroom with a balcony. It had a dressing table bliss! Somewhere to do my hair and makeup a rare thing in hotels these days. The bed was just so comfy we slept really well.... More

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Props3, Owner at The Crown & Castle, responded to this review

You are very kind to post such a glowing review. Thank you very much. We do agree the suite is pretty nice but we are so pleased you were particularly delighted with the comfortable bed and armchairs, and the modern bathroom. Thank you, too, for such nice comments about the food, especially breakfast. We hope you will come back to... More

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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed here in June for 2 nights. We chose the hotel for its coastal location, the food looked good and because it took dogs. In the end we led the dogs behind but they would have been very welcome and catered for. The garden rooms are excellent with small verandas / patios with lawn in which... More

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Props3, Owner at The Crown & Castle, responded to this review

We very much like the reasons you chose to stay at the C&C, namely our coastal location, good food and the fact we welcome dogs. Hopefully, there will be a next time and you will bring the latter with you. We are so pleased you found everything to your liking, from a comfortable room, dinner, 'super' breakfast and the Arran... More

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64 reviews 64 reviews
32 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A professionally run hotel and restaurant. Clearly a lot of thought has been put into the smallest detail, this combined with the visible and hands on management makes for an enjoyable experience. Lovely bedroom (no. 1) with a great view of the river and sea beyond. A very pleasant dinner is served in their restaurant and a good breakfast with... More

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Props3, Owner at The Crown & Castle, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your very kind report - particularly welcome as you are such an experienced traveller. We are very pleased you enjoyed your room, the food and, of course, the village itself. Orford is a very special place and it is always lovely when people recognise its unique ambience. Thank you again. More

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Where to start? It almost goes without saying that the food is outstanding. The only problem was seeing the agony on my husband's face as he tried to decide between three equally tempting main courses! I'm a non- meat eater and the fish was so good that I ended up eating it twice a day - try the undyed smoked... More

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Props3, Owner at The Crown & Castle, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review, not least the eye-catching title! We are delighted that you enjoyed the food (especially the fish - it is something we actively promote, being on the coast), rooms and service. It was a delight to look after you and we hope to see you again soon. More

Sussex
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67 reviews 67 reviews
29 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights to play golf as well as visit the locality. I had tried to book other places but none looked as good or weren't available so I went with the TripAdvisor feedback despite the rather high price for B&B. Well, it was delightful! The place is charming; our garden room was comfortable with a nice... More

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Props3, Owner at The Crown & Castle, responded to this review

So glad you like our tin! Thank you very much indeed for taking a chance on us. We are delighted everything came up to standard, from the village itself to breakfast, dinner and our staff. I know we are not cheap but I am pleased you recognised we are good value. (It's very difficult to provide good service at low... More

Bedford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Returned last week from another break at the C&C, never fails to hit the spot for us in respect of everything that matters to us: delicious food and drink; most pleasant authentic staff; comfortable rooms; delightful setting and ambience; enjoyable walking on the doorstep; and places of interest nearby. As a retired couple we explore other places, but there is... More

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Props3, Owner at The Crown & Castle, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your generous review and all the various compliments about the staff, food, room, setting and nearby places to explore. We are delighted that you like so many facets of the C&C and continue to return. Thank you again - your comments are much appreciated. More

Wickford, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

My wife and i wanted a quiet weekend away from the busy manic usual life and the Crown and Castle along with the rest of Orford was just what we were looking for. The location was perfect and a stroll to the quay and gentle pub crawl back was ideal. The accommodation was good especially the terrace off our garden... More

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Props3, Owner at The Crown & Castle, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to post your nice review. We are glad you enjoyed the village, service and accommodation. And, thank you, too, for your understanding about our restaurant hours. It's not that we want to rush anyone, we just get worried that even when we are full the restaurant tends to empty out by 9pm-ish... More

Malpas, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

On what has now become an annual weekend away to celebrate my Wife and Lab's joint birthday we have become very spoilt in the locations which we choose. This year was no exception. Even though we travel with our dog, we expect a high level of comfort and quality. Even though these rooms appear to be played down in reviews... More

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Props3, Owner at The Crown & Castle, responded to this review

Well, I am glad your wife came first in the birthday list!!!! (It's all right, I know that in an emergency my husband would save Teddy before me – dog owners understand these things!) Anyway, what can we say, except a big thank you for such a wonderful report on the Best Garden rooms, cleanliness and the quality of our... More

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Address: Market Hill, Orford IP12 2LJ, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Orford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Crown & Castle 3*
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