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Crown Hotel Motel

1 Prince Street | Clarence River, Grafton, New South Wales 2460, Australia
Crown Hotel Motel
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
25 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

For some reason, the Crown is the only hotel right on the Clarence river in this river town. The room and bars have been updated, though sitting on the wide wrap-around verandas, it still gives you the original late 1800's feel. The rooms are the typical basic pub affair, though are clean and quiet, with comfortable beds and ensuites. Great... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

A couple of my friends and I had planned to go to the Crown for lunch but after 20 minutes of waiting to order our food at the counter, we decided to leave. I don't know what the food would be like so can't comment on that, but the service was terrible, and it wasn't even very busy.

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Paradise Point, Australia
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Although it is an older Pub/Hotel which has excellent views, good location and a renovated pub the rooms are in need of renovation. Of course at $65 per night for an ensuite single room you cannot ask for much. However, new beds, fittings, carpets and bathroom upgrades are desperately needed. The reception staff when we checked in mucked up one... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This hotel has very small basic rooms. They all run off a huge verandah overlooking a 5 star view of the river. This certainly makes up for the accommodation. For $80 per night you get an en suite bathroom. Or you can use the shared facilities for less $$. If you want a clean bed and shower for the night,... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Had dinner here during the Jacaranda Festival. There were lots of people but service was good, food was ok. I was disappointed that what I wanted wasn't available. Ordered one of the specials instead but had to have chips and salad when I asked for veggies. I was told you can't change the specials. Wasn't a huge menu. Best part... More 

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Lapstone
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

The Crown in Grafton is quite an old hotel which is kept in good order and stands in an absolutely beautiful location overlooking the Clarence River and Memorial Park. There are separate Motel type units behind the hotel, most of which face the River which I am not reviewing in this instance. I stayed in the original building which has... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We were visiting the area and saw this beautiful old girl sitting by the Clarence River .... I mean the Crown Hotel! We just had to check it out, and were greeted by very hospitable staff .... had a coffee and lunch on the al fresco balcony overlooking the river. What a tremendously relaxing experience it was.

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Port Macquarie, Australia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Great place to stay on your own, with friends, family or a large crowd...wonderful friendly service that accommodated for us when the town was overflowing with people. The rooms are clean, cosy and big enough. Has the old pub charm with rooms opening onto the large balcony where you can sit at the end of the day and just soak... More 

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Tamborine, Australia
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Typical older country style pub with a motel section at the rear. Lovely atmosphere inside the hotel and a very good dining room with an abundant selection of hot and cold fare. Oldish motel rooms, but very neat and tidy and clean. Unfortunately no Foxtel on the tv. The surprise here was the next morning when we pulled back the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014 via mobile

I have stayed in these rooms often for work travel. They are spotless. It is just a basic motel room, room had microwave, staff are accommodating. If you aren't looking for anything fancy I recommend the crown.

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