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The Rose and Crown

3 High Street | Ashbury, Swindon SN6 8NA, England
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Ranked #21 of 40 Swindon B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015
199elizabeth Burford, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate and slept in this B&B...and It was an "experience". Firstly, the good news: they are kind, they have free wifi and wonderfully, accept dogs. For this reason, I give them 2 stars. Now the bad news: the room was dirty! Dust over the furniture, spider webs at the windows, limescale in the toilet. I suffer from dust mite... More 

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Myself and my boyfriend stayed in this 'B&B' the evening before a job interview he had in the area. We were welcomed by a lady who was pleasant enough who took us to our 'suite'. At a first glace this room was lovely... spacious, quiet and with en suite toilet. Once we began to settle and actually look around we... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

This was a sunday roast booking booked for group of seven, slow service despite arriving early and had to wait for nearly 40 mins for starter to arrive. Limited amout of vegetables on offer for main course, and as for the desert that was poor. Ordered a brownie, which was no bigger than a finger wide. Advertised price on the... More 

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Bishopstone, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Table booked for 2.15.Arrived 2.05 Ordered drinks. 2 other tables occupied, occupants seemed to have finished main course and were later served sweets. therefore not busy Ordered food 2.20 terrine and roasted pork. a small portion of terrine with 2 tiny and thin pieces of toast arrived 2.40. Ordered more drinks. 45 minutes later, still no no pork., at 3.25,... More 

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Burford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

When we arrived there was no record of our booking which had been made via e:mail and confirmed by 'phone. We had to wait for a table to be found in the restaurant. We ordered our lunch at 1.30pm and it arrived ............. at 2.40pm. We were not amused. The landlord said that lunch time is always very busy and... More 

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Ashton Keynes
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Unfortunately for us, we arrived for lunch at the same time as a walking group. The staff warned us there would be a wait of at least 20 minutes but that turned out to be nearly 45 minutes. We were offered complimentary bar snacks while we waited. When the food finally arrived it was hot and very good. When the... More 

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Shrivenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Sunday lunch at the Rose & Crown was delightful. The service was attentive without being over-bearing, but the real treat was the fabulous roast beef, thinly carved and pink in the middle. Yorkshire puds were light and airy and roast potatoes just crispy without being hard. Delicious gravy and perfectly cooked carrots. The roast pork was equally delightful with crackling... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

My wife and I booked the R&C and did an autumnal walk on the Ridgeway starting from the pub. Got the X47 Ridgeway Explorer bus back from Lettcombe Bassett right back to the pub. Got back to a lovely snug bar with fire and very nice restaurant area. Room (7) was great; clean and spacious with enormous bathroom. Dinner in... More 

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

My wife and i stayed here over Halloween weekend. There was a live band and a fancy dress competition on. The host did phone me a week earlier to let me know there would be live music and would this be OK. The hotel was quite busy downstairs which we enjoyed. The hotel and room was lovely and nicely decorated.... More 

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Swindon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Sorry for the delayed review. We visited in September, (a couple of months ago), and had Sunday lunch. I keep meaning to do a review to say how much we enjoyed the food and the service. We'd thoroughly recommend it and the free papers to read are a nice touch also.

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