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The Crown

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High St, Southwold IP18 6DP, England
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Ranked #2 of 4 Hotels in Southwold
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Stamford, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
6 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Visited the Crown for our wedding anniversary on the midweek dinner, bed and breakfast rate which is good value. The superior room was definitely worth it - lovely decor, good bed, brilliant bath and shower. Not a huge fan of the division between bar and restaurant downstairs. Is definitely more restaurant than pub, with little space to relax with a... More 

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Halesworth, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Turned up at 11.55. Were shown to a table quite quickly by a friendly chap. Our order was taken by a very quiet small girl, she clearly didn't pass on the order correctly as I asked for a burger to be completely plain for my son. When our food arrived over 30 minutes later it was full of salad and... More 

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Leicester
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235 reviews 235 reviews
39 hotel reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Disappointing start. No-one in Reception (arrived Sunday afternoon) and took sometime to find anyone. When being checked-in, I asked for a map of the area but the ones they had had been removed and they were waiting for the new ones. Was given a glossy map of various towns, including Southwold that included a basic map. Room 11 very nice... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely large room nicely appointed with good size bathroom. Bit of a corporate feel - lacking in individuality in terms of the decor. Nice meal in the evening and really lovely breakfast - great sausages - would recommend for a weekend away.

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AdnamsSouthwold, Manager at The Crown, responded to this review

Glad to hear you enjoyed your stay. Thank you. More 

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35 reviews 35 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We came here in a day trip to Southwold. It was lovely, and we had booked earlier that morning- glad we did because it was quite busy and it sounded as if they were turning customers away due to this so I would recommend to book first! The food was presented nicely, deceptively small-looking I think. My boyfriend had the... More 

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AdnamsSouthwold, Manager at The Crown, responded to this review

Hopefully on your next visit it will be great rather than just nice! Thanks for your review. More 

Deal
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85 reviews 85 reviews
73 hotel reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Stayed in March for 2 nights on a good bed, breakfast and evening meal deal. Had a lovely large room at the top of the hotel overlooking the car park. Room was very well decorated and had everything required for our stay. Bath robes and good quality toiletries provided. Everywhere was very clean and the bed was big and comfortable,... More 

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AdnamsSouthwold, Manager at The Crown, responded to this review

A lovely review all round, and I am pleased you highlighted our green policies – Thank you More 

Essex
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights in room 1 , up a couple of flights of stairs and over looking the high st . Spotless room and bathroom with modern decor and lots of space , big comfortable bed . Had inclusive breakfast deal and food was good and plentiful despite a little wait but all seems cooked fresh so worth... More 

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AdnamsSouthwold, Manager at The Crown, responded to this review

Great to hear that the staff contributed to your perfect stay. Thank you. More 

London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

It was our second time here and we had another lovely evening. Our room was comfortable, if a little on the warm side, and our restaurant meal excellent, particularly the steak and chips. Southwold is a beautiful town with lots of great walks nearby.

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AdnamsSouthwold, Manager at The Crown, responded to this review

Welcome back! Glad you enjoyed your stay once again, see you again. More 

Harwich, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

A good deal on dinner, bed and breakfast. We were meant to be in room 5 but the extractor in the kitchen was noisy, moved to another room very efficently. Food good, not exceptional. Service lacking a little in that we were not asked if we would like any condiments and at breakfast we did not receive toast until we... More 

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AdnamsSouthwold, Manager at The Crown, responded to this review

Thank for your review. Good tip about the sugar – I will get the team to think of this in future. More 

Suffolk, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Enjoyed an overnight stay in Room 3 at the front of the building which was spacious and clean. Unfortunately the windows are single glazed sash style so early Monday morning when the drayman arrived to deliver the barrels we were rudely awaken. However, other than this we couldn't complain. Evening meal was very good and I recommend you try the... More 

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AdnamsSouthwold, Manager at The Crown, responded to this review

Glad you had a lovely time overall. The draymen also deliver the Adnams Gin, so perhaps can be forgiven on this occasion?! More 

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