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The Crown Inn

3.0 of 5 Inn   |   Foxhill Lane | Playhatch Nr Reading, Playhatch RG4 9QN, England
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Ranked #1 of 1 Playhatch B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Caversham, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Did not stay at the hotel..only visited the restaurant which has a good reputation locally. The restaurant looks cosy and inviting. Staff are efficient, friendly and helpful. All good until the food arrives. Our thai fishcakes did not live up to their billing. Our single fishcake lacked flavour of any kind....certainly no thai flavours evident. The wasabi mayonnaise was just... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A different review than usual, nevertheless I wanted to make it. I made quite a complex enquiry to The Crown, my dealings were through Nadia. She was amazing, very caring and patient so I can certainly recommend the service. I have not had the opportunity to visit yet, but hope to do so very soon.

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Putney, London
15 reviews 15 reviews
15 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to a friends party in Henley-on-Thames in early August, and were looking for somewhere to stay for the Saturday night. Henley seemed to be fully booked. We didn't want a "spare room in a house" type of B&B, so ended up booking a room at the Crown Inn in Playhatch, around 5 miles or £15 cab ride from... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice pub with great garden, decor and pleasant service. BUT!! When it comes to the food it is very disappointing. A strong South African influence that does not travel well that gives no insight Cape Malay cuisine.

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Coventry, England, United Kingdom
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16 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked to stay at the Crown Inn for one night through Secret Escapes and it was exceptionally good value for money. The hotel itself is a quaint country gastro pub but inside it has a good mix of old and new. The rooms are converted stables, our room was quite small but nicely decorated with enough space for a... More

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Portsmouth, England, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A fantastic weekend in a small but friendly hotel. The Bedrooms were converted stables but dont let that put you off they were much nicer than a normal hotel room and also included your own patio area overlooking a well kept garden. Meals were included in our deal and they were superb. It is only a 4 mile drive into... More

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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Six of us ( three couple) took advantage of a Secret Escape deal was was very good value and my husband and I tagged on an additional night at the normal rate at the beginning because we were in London on business and didn't fancy hacking back up to Leicestershire only to head back down to the Oxfordshire/Berkshire border the... More

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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 via mobile

This delightful inn consistently delivers on quality of food and service. We had a table for 5 and all had Sunday Carvery which was delicious. The meats were succulent and the vegetables were cooked perfectly. Deserts were good portions and with a South African flavour on some of them added a unique touch. On the downside the draught cider had... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Just had a night here in a lovely room, beautifully decorated in a simple style. Set at the back of the restaurant so no noise.Food was gorgeous and staff could not help enough. We will be back door more!

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Reading, England, United Kingdom
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14 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

The Hout Bay salad (both large and small) were main courses and both considered excellent. The Churchill Burger was tasty (burger plus egg, bacon and cheese) and the chips in particular were freshly cooked and large and succulent. Coffee was fine. We were seated outside in a courtyard with comfortable wicker seats, I'd recommend you find them. Lots of easy... More

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Address: Foxhill Lane | Playhatch Nr Reading, Playhatch RG4 9QN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Playhatch
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Crown Inn 3*
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The Crown is a 17th Century country inn with an excellent restaurant close to Reading and Henley on Thames. Set within the grounds of the Crown, the well appointed contemporary rooms offer a relaxing and peaceful nights sleep with the added advantage of an excellent renowned restaurant and bar just a few steps away. All rooms have full en-suite facilities and large flat screen televisions. ... more   less 
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