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Crown Inn

191 High Street, Lewes BN7 2NA, England
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Ranked #6 of 6 Hotels in Lewes
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
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    2 of 5 stars
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    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Extremely bad! We left after one night but had to pay the three nights we had booked although the rooms didnt meet the presentation made on the web site. Later, Karen Lloyd promised to refund for one night but that was a promise she did not fullfill. Do not stay at the Crown Inn, Lewes! Lars Svensson, Gothenburg, Sweden.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Where to start .. this is a disgusting place that looks like it's never been cleaned and never had a penny spent on the upkeep. Nothing about the crown inn even meets the very basic standards for hotels today. The poorly spoken, rude staff smoke downstairs before opening and after closing which obviously meets health and safety when fire exits... More 

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blackburn
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Stayed here 27th January. What can I stay! It's a pre - demolition excuse for an establishment. It has the potential to be an absolutely beautiful building after the furniture, fixtures & fittings have been skipped & the place absolutely gutted & modernised throughout. Let's hope someone with experience snaps this project up soon & make it in to what... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

This hotel/pub is a little run down for the reasons other reviewers have highlighted - it isn't the landlady's fault. However, if you want a cheap and centrally located place to stay in Lewes and you aren't too fastidious then this is a fantastic place to stay that is steeped in character. Karen the landlady is very welcoming and provides... More 

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

I was surprised when logging on to write a review to find such negative comments. I visit Lewes every couple of months and The Crown is always our choice for lunch despite the proliferation of trendy cafes and bars. It's a real pub. Decent beer, decent food, decent prices and a relaxed atmosphere. I really can't comment on the hotel... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

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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3 hotel reviews
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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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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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15 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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