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The Crown & Castle

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Market Hill, Orford IP12 2LJ, England
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  • 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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London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had a really lovely weekend stay with friends. Rooms have all the facilities you could wish for. I stayed in the main building on the first floor. Had fabulous walk in shower. We stayed half board. Really good served breakfast. Offering everything you could want. Dinner in the evening was excellent. They have it all really well organised and everyone... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We booked an August 2-night package last minute as the weather forecast for the weekend was looking good and we fancied a trip to Orford and Aldeburgh, one of our favourite parts of the country. The rate of £530 included 2 nights' accommodation in a Garden Room, 3-course dinner on both evenings and a full English breakfast on both mornings... More 

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

Thank you so much for such a warm and detailed review. We are all really pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. Do come back again soon. More 

Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Family Sunday lunch at the Crown & Castle was fantastic. The food was cooked to perfection and we all found room for pudding. The staff were excellent as it was very busy. Would advise people to book as it is very popular.

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

Thank you so much and very pleased it all went so well. More 

England
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62 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My one word review sums up the whole experience: excellent. Exceptional service. Comfortable room. Very good food (both dinner and the generous breakfast) We will definitely come back here next time we are in Suffolk. Stefan and his team were brilliant.

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

On behalf of the whole team (including Stefan of course) we would just like to say a big thank you for your kind comments. Look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Chester
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41 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Crown and Castle is one of those places that you really do have to return to time and time again.... Whilst the bedrooms are nice they are nothing exceptional but the attention to detail, quality of the food and approach to service makes the whole visit memorable and special. My wife and I spent two nights at the Crown... More 

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

Thank you so much and the team are all very grateful for your appreciation. More 

Maidstone, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was outstanding throughout and the room was wonderful but expensive. The dining experience was very good. We had eaten lunch and therefore didn't go for the full dinner service but breakfast was great. Service was a real stand out in terms of quality, however, be prepared to pay for that experience.

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

Thank you so much for your compliments - we are so pleased that you enjoyed everything. Given the high level of taxation on our business (VAT and business rates for a start) and that all of our hard working team are paid well over the living wage our prices are very reasonable and compare very favourably with other similar establishments... More 

Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited often - the food is very good - local produce and beautifully cooked. Take your pre dinner drinks outside in the back courtyard - lovely when the weather permits. Great lunchtime venue and well worth the visit. In winter lovely fires and cosy atmosphere.

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

Thank you very much - it's always a pleasure to welcome back our regular appreciative guests. More 

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was not our first visit to the Crown & Castle, but it is somewhere that we return to as a special treat. The garden room that we stayed in was perfect, tea & coffee making facilities, tv, comfortable armchairs and a fabulous comfy big bed with large window and doors leading out to a garden/patio area with a view... More 

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

It is always a special treat when a regular guest continues to be pleased with what we do. The whole team try very hard to make sure that every guest - new friends as well as old - have a great time. Thank you More 

Norfolk, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped for lunch at this lovely Hotel and restaurant. A good menu with lots of choices. You can eat in the restaurant or in the garden, or in the comfortable chairs in the bar area. We had Steak & Kidney pie and were not disappointed. The menu states that for the pie there will be a wait but it's worth... More 

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

Thank you so much for your kind comments. The steak and kidney pie is justifiably one of our customers favourite dishes. It may be regarded as homely but when made using the best ingredients, as we do, there is nothing better. More 

Chipping Campden, United Kingdom
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70 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

This is a very special restaurant with rooms. If I say it's a brilliantly oiled machine, it makes it sound sterile! Ruth Watson and her team have managed to combine efficiency with a lovely relaxed and friendly atmosphere. The staff are excellent.Our second visit, so it was like coming home! Our room, a garden room, was light and airy (... More 

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

Thank you so much. We are honoured and very flattered to be praised by such an experienced traveller. I know it's a long way having made the same journey many times but we hope that you (and your doggy friend) will think that it is worth it. More 

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