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The Old Crown

2.5 of 5 Inn   |   188 High Street | Deritend, Birmingham B12 0LD, England (Harborne)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Jurong, Singapore
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34 reviews 34 reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel is very very old, built around 1368. There is a pub on the ground floor. Security, however, seems good, as they have installed an access alarm at the door leading to the rooms on the second floor. Our room was a hugh room for 4 adults (1 double, 2 singles) but the room was dim and the floor... More

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here with a friend after the cricket at Edgbaston (which is about 30 minutes walking distance away). For the price we paid I can't have any complaints - the bed was comfortable enough for one night and breakfast was a nice full English. The staff were also all very friendly. Sure, it has shared bathrooms but this was... More

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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223 reviews 223 reviews
23 hotel reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this pub because it is the oldest secular building in Birmingham the building didn't disappoint and we decided to have lunch I had the mini fish cakes with a bowl of skin on chips both were very good the staff are friendly and efficient

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Wales
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55 reviews 55 reviews
28 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here for 2 nights on a hen party in July. Pros - cheap, unique location, friendly staff, good shower, reaonsable cooked breakfast, spacious beer garden, cheap pub food Cons - shared bathroom (wasn't a problem for us as we had all but 1 room). Springy and uncomfortable beds. No aircon and rooms upstairs very hot, had to sleep... More

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Manchester
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Stayed here for just one night after a gig in Birmingham. Ate lunch from the bar and the food was fantastic, extremely tasty burger and good selection of beers. Our room was wonderful. We were lucky enough to get a lovely old four poster bed and the traditional style of the hotel runs throughout. We had a shared bathroom and... More

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Stone, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I had booked in for a few nights as on a business course, but after the first night I had to check out. The noise from the pub below wasn't too bad as was a Monday night, but the noise from the road outside was horrendous! Didn't get a wink of sleep. Great breakfast though and staff very accommodating

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

I appreciate that this is meant to be 'alternative' accommodation, with many of the original features of the old building making it different from the standard fayre. Indeed, the rooms do feel authentic in that regard and do provide something different. However, this is no excuse for the parts of the accommodation which should be modern and well kept being... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

I had booked one night accommodation here for thursday the 28 of last month and on arrival i was told sorry we are fully booked and was sent to another hotel called the Paragon hotel which was a 15 minute walk away and had to make my own way over there with my bags in the rain and i had... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The room was massive and full of history (well the whole pub is), I loved it! But....it's on a main road which is noisy, late night taxis etc... and I think there was a lock in at the pub coz it was so loud with music. The en-suite bathroom was lovely and the whole wonkiness of the room and hotel... More

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Islamabad, Pakistan
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I had a great stay here. The pub had great beer and food and the staff was very welcoming, friendly and helpful. The room we stayed in had a lot of character and was en suite. All in all, we were very happy with our stay!

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Address: 188 High Street | Deritend, Birmingham B12 0LD, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > West Midlands > Birmingham > Harborne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Old Crown 2.5*
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