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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
Eric D Welwyn, United Kingdom
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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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Welwyn, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed here for one night and was fortunate enough to get room 4 which means you have a large suite on the first floor overlooking the high street. The positives are space, modern feel, a very comfortable large bed, separate walk in shower, roll top bath and a large comfortable separate sitting area with two sofas, freeview TV's and... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went this week with family of 7. Vegetarians loved the options and member of the party with an egg allergy was well looked after. Chicken terrine and vegetable soup starters were beautiful and I loved my trout main course. Been going now for 30 years and I just love the relaxed ambiance and the wonderful fresh food. Adnams make Southwold... More 

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Barry, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife surprised me with a trip to Southwold for my birthday and I literally cried when I saw our hotel room. Our room was room 14 and it was absolutely stunning. We had a separate bathroom down the hall and it was gorgeous. The food was also really great and the staff were lovely. I would recommend this hotel... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The back bar of The Crown remains an untouched joy with a lovely character and ambience of its own. Forget all the other teasy weasy nonsense in the town and head straight for this bar for a cool pint of Adnams - preferably Ghost Ship !!!

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london
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been going to southwold for over 30 years. Recently say, in the last 10 years the best treat was to go to The Crown to eat. We ate there during our last trip and the food has really changed, its awful! The meal cost approx £42 per head so not cheap! The starter was meant to be Cod... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A modern style room at the top of the hotel, up numerous staircases! An Adnams hotel - they seem to have a corporate style and everything is done to a good standard - bathroom, mattress etc. A good breakfast, although the quality of the staff and service were mixed. Unless on an expense account I would suggest you stay elsewhere... More 

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Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We managed to secure at the 11th hour what appeared to be the last hotel room available in Southwold! Mercifully the regular room rate of £185 had been reduced on Booking.Com to £99 for a double room with breakfast. Upon arrival we parked easily in the hotel car park and quite quickly found a member of staff to check us... More 

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Sudbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I stayed at the hotel recently as a last minute trip. We are so happy that we did. The room was huge, with an amazing large bed that would of fit 5 people. The bathroom was massive, no shower but an enormous bath. The staff were lovely and extremely friendly especially the bar staff who couldn't do... More 

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Rainham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Let me start by saying that we had a very enjoyable stay in Southwold which is, without doubt, a pleasant relaxing place to spend a weekend. The location of the hotel couldn't be better. Free parking behind the hotel means you can just leave your car keys behind and walk/amble as everything's in easy reach. We arrived early/mid afternoon (two... More 

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Margate, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

The Crown Southwold provides excellent food in a pub atmosphere rather than a hotel like The Swan.As a residential guest at The Swan we had to be transferred to the Crown for dinner for one night because of a large local dinner.It was not up,to,scratch in terms of the ambience and atmosphere of the Swan.The food was fine and staff... More 

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