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The Crown Inn

Certificate of Excellence
Foxhill Lane | Playhatch Nr Reading, Playhatch RG4 9QN, England
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sittingbourne, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Booked this hotel purely for the fact it was super close to Reading Festival and it turned out to me so much nicer than expected. Food is so good, staff are friendly and rooms are super clean! I'd go back and recommend to anyone :)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Nice hotel, easy to find. Good size rooms within a separate part of the pub. Lovely decor and ambience. Food was amazing - best we have had in a while and no restrictions as part of our deal. Breakfast also good and service was attentive throughout our stay! Definitely recommend this place.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I haven't been to this pub/restaurant for quite sometime and it has undergone a huge refurbishment. Since my last visit the bar has moved, the conservatory has gone and it now has a huge 'barn' style room which is set aside as a dining area. There is also a very nice looking outdoor seating area. Another big bonus for The... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in Sandringham room which is located with the others in a separate area behind the hotel. Rooms are very attractive & clean. Our friends were next door so we were able to sit outside where table & chairs are provided & have a pre dinner drink. Looks out on gardens. 3 course meal very good & staff very... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at The Crown for 2 nights ( 2 rooms) while attending a friend's wedding. The rooms are converted stables, so they have some interesting and original features. The bathrooms were fine, but the beds are a problem. They are small. Small doubles, with headboards and foot rests, so if you're tall or large, it's not comfortable... and the... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked one night last minute on Secret Escapes at The Crown Inn. We were greeted straight away when we arrived by extremely pleasant and helpful staff. There are 10 rooms at the back and don't look much if I am honest from the outside, mind you it was raining heavily but inside they have everything you need in a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unprepossessing from the outside, and not as picture-postcard pretty as the Shoulder of Mutton nearby, but inside there is a assortment of dining and drinking spaces full of interest and character. The Reception desk is in the centre of the pub, with dining rooms to left and right, with access to the hotel rooms through a door behind Reception. The... More 

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south woodham ferrers UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for 1 night with Secret Escapes offer This included a splendid 3 course dinner Must give them full marks for food & service Our room was tastefully decorated & bed was very comfortable Lovely & quiet as well Wish we could have stayed another night! Many thanks for a lovely relaxing stay

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After driving around most of the Shires this weekend we arrived at the crown for a one night stopover. We needed to be watered fed and rested,and that is what we got. Nice accommodation, great evening meal and a fine breakfast . A nice end to fine weekend, so thanks to all the helpful staff .

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Reading, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

George was a waiter for the evening, very in tune with the evening and his customers. The food was exellent fillet steak was faultless pialla was very taste everything was just perfected and George was just great .The last time we visited was 2 years ago and it is even better now

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