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Crown Inn

191 High Street, Lewes BN7 2NA, England
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is no doubt that this old hotel is not quite what it used to be but thats not the land ladys fault, enterprise inns carry the blame there, however we were warmly welcomed and looked after superbly during our two day stay, the food was fine and the beers excellent, an intresting clientel but knowledgable about the lovely town... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This has to be the worst place we have ever stayed in. Our room was cold,very dirty(the cobwebs on the coving we big enough to be decorative features),in fact the room bore no resemblance to the Internet photographs.The carpet was dirty,even the brass nobs and bed frame were dirty.The whole place wanted a good clean,refurbishing and redecorating.This was not good.... More 

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014 via mobile

We visited on a soggy Wednesday lunch time. The landlady was very welcoming which we appreciated. The beer and wine were both very nice as was the BLT with chips we both had for lunch. Very reasonable prices. Just stayed in the front bar which was quite cosy and made for a simple but enjoyable lunch.

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Land lady nice and welcoming. ... tea and coffee and kettle supplied stayed in room 6 massive bathroom average size bedroom with double bed &2singles all beds comfortable. Clean. Good price as you get a nice breakfast too(lol would of liked a bit more though hahaha) Rooms have an old traditional feel. Overall it was good

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London, United Kingdom
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12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Having read the dreadful reviews here, we were very worried that we were going to find ourselves with nowhere to stay on the night of 27th September. Several phone calls to try and check that they had our reservation did not reassure. However, when we arrived Karen greeted us in a friendly manner and showed us to our room, which... More 

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We booked this and paid in advance we telephoned in advance to say we would be checking in at 7pm..yes that's fine they said, only to arrive and be told, by very rude staff we have no idea who you are and we are full! Strange they refunded the £80, I did feel sorry for the German couple who got... More 

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Plymouth, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Our experience was similar, having booked through bookings.com we were told by the landlady on the phone she had never heard of us and was quite within her right to sell the room on and that we should never us booking.com she was defensive to say the least, we turned up any way as were advised it up to her... More 

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ldsLondon, Manager at Crown Inn, responded to this review

These people turned up I knew nothing about them. Booking . Com take the booking I receive no details. I had no idea this couple were arriving. I phoned around and found them accomadation at someone I know bed and breakfast. There was no question of leaving them without accomadation, I get a lot of over bookings with booking companies.... More 

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Several weeks ago we booked this hotel on line (they took payment for this) for today (13/09/14). We discovered yesterday that they had cancelled the room with no explanation. We have a family celebration this weekend in Lewes and due to the bike race going through the town all hotels are full. We have a ruined weekend that we had... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Stayed with 3 friends in June in 2 double rooms. Our experience echoes all of the other reviewers. The photo's in the last review are spot on and tell their own story. I wonder whether this set up is actually a cheap scam. Despite years of damning reviews and dire reputation amidst the whole of Lewes, why has the management... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We booked through Booking.com, check out the mould picture we took of this hotel, these pictures were not on booking.com's website. We did not stay as we thought we would get ill due to the damp & the mould! We still were charged even though we did not stay, we wrote to booking.com they were not helpful and we did... More 

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Address: 191 High Street, Lewes BN7 2NA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Lewes
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 6
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