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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
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Reading, England, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The rooms here are lovely. Well decorated, quiet and big comfy beds. We slept very well and woke up to a perfect cooked breakfast in the morning. We know the area well so knew what to expect, but you shouldn't visit here without a car if you are expected to go out and see anything.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited The Crown for a birthday Sunday Roast for my brother today. There was about 20 of us and The Crown managed us very well. We all opted for the Carvery so I can only comment on this but wow it was amazing. £13 for the Carvery and a choice of 5 meats! You can have a mixture of... More 

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Crown Inn at Playhatch on the 23rd January 2015 for one night and it really was a pleasure all round. We were warmly welcomed and shown to our room. This was in a separate chalet type block. The room was modern, very clean, bright and comfortable. Dinner was in the charming and warm original building and... More 

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked through the secret escapes deal , worked out the evening meal alone would have cost more than the price I paid which included a nights stay in the hotel, three course meal and breakfast too! Super hotel and restaurant with a lovely atmosphere, was very quiet when we arrived but by the time we came back into the bar... More 

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Dorset
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our daughter and grandchildren live locally so we stayed a night in September on a dbb deal. Loved it so much we booked again when The same offer came up. The staff are truly welcoming on arrival, for the evening meal and again at breakfast and checkout. I agree with somebody's commenet about the pillows. They could do with being... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for two nights food was amazing staff were brill friendly room very good all round good trip got this of off secret escapes very good deal will look out for this one again easy to get too all round good weekend

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Berkshire
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31 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited here just myself and my husband. 1 night dinner, bed and breakfast. Night away without the kids for husband's birthday. Beautiful pub, stunning building with a log fire. From arriving and checking in to leaving this morning you could not ask for more. Great staff, good selection of local ales. Beautiful friendly relaxed bar area, the bedroom was amazing.... More 

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Wokingham, England, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been to the Crown during the summer and eaten great meals outside, so when a friend reminded me that they had a great menu, I took my daughter out for a meal last week. To be fair they were very full with a large party, and probably should have said "No room at the inn" however they were... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At first when we learned of the £75 price tag it sounded steep, and maybe a glass of bubbly at midnight may have been a nice addition but I absolutely cannot fault the food, the service, anything at all! In fact I have woken up the following morning wanting to eat it all again as it was so good. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend The Crown Inn for anyone looking for a relaxing break. We stayed for 2 nights (a Thursday and Friday) and ate in the restaurant both evenings. The room was lovely and the staff were friendly and efficient, but it was the food that really set it apart! The only minor negative thing worth a mention is that the... 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*
Number of rooms: 10
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