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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 2 days ago
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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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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We are often in the Henley area needing overnight accommodation. We have tried practically every hotel and although some are excellent (with prices to match) others are not. Having spent a particularly noisy and uncomfortable night at a nearby pub we were recommended The Crown at Playhatch by a friend of the owners. I must have driven past this place... More

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30 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I enjoyed an overnight stay on Sunday and can not praise the service and accommodation we enjoyed. We were welcomed on arrival and take to our room that was situated in a quiet area behind the Inn. The room was very comfortable and furnished to a very high standard......the walk-in shower was fantastic !!! We enjoyed an... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We visit the crown quite regularly and always have a lovely meal. The staff are friendly and helpful although can be slow service for a normal meal. Today we had the Sunday carvery which I luckily booked online the day before as it was fully booked when we arrived. I had the beef and lamb which was perfectly cooked, accompanied... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We visit the crown a few times a year and always have a lovely time, friendly helpful staff, nice food, good drinks selection. Today we popped up last minute and though the restaurant was fully booked we sat in the garden and had the carvery, the meat was perfectly cooked, accompanied by a nice selection of veg with lovely big,... More

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

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
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7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks 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
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

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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110 reviews 110 reviews
17 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

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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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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