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The Crown

High St, Southwold IP18 6DP, England
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Ranked #2 of 4 hotels in Southwold
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
JamesHacon Brisbane, Australia
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Rating summary
  • 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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Brisbane, Australia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
17 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A beautiful hotel in a stunning location. First time visiting Southwold since a child and hadn't realised what an amazing place it is. The hotel is perfectly situated close to the beach and all the shops. Great breakfast, room well devised with plug-points next to the bed, bathroom immaculate and all the nice little extras you hope for. I most... More

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Crown is a very welcoming hotel and the staff are happy to engage with the guests. It is a very old building and a bit quirky with lots of strange staircases to reach rooms which are comfortable and well equipped. The restaurant has a very informal atmosphere yet the food and service is extremely good. Always happy to go... More

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Farnham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been coming to Southwold for over 30 years and have always wanted to stay at The Crown, so were delighted to have the opportunity to take up one of the mid week offers. It really came up to our expectations. The room was comfortable and beautifully furnished. Thanks for homemade treats! The food and service were, due to... More

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is a real gem and the perfect place to stay for a little time away from home. In the centre of Southwold right on the high street this charming hotel is just minutes walk from the sea front. It is full of character and English charm. We stayed in a deluxe room on the dinner, bed and breakfast... More

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AdnamsSouthwold, Manager at The Crown, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer We are so pleased to hear the kind words you had to say about your stay with us. It’s always lovely to be able to share such positive feedback with our staff and customers here at The Crown. We very much hope to see you again soon. Yours Sincerely Jennifer Hay More

Stradbroke, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

We spent New Year's Eve and the following evening at The Crown as we had done the year before, and it wasn't as good, most people had dressed down for the occasion, and it lacked the "Special Occasion" feel. The hotel is comfortable,but what it lacks is a residents lounge, you are either in the bar or in your room.

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AdnamsSouthwold, Manager at The Crown, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your new years eve stay with us at The Crown. We have taken your feedback on board and will look into ways in which we can make this New Year's Eve feel a bit more special. I am also able to share some good news with you in... More

Norwich, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Having stayed in The Crowns sister hotel The Swan several times & as a regular visitor to Southwold we decided to give the much publicised "Renovated" Crown a visit. Yes, the standard room (no superior available) we had was quite nice but the veritable rabbit warren of a layout made getting to/from it a chore. Dinner was OK but we... More

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AdnamsSouthwold, Manager at The Crown, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Thank you for sharing your recent experience with us. We have taken your comments on board and I can assure you that we have already implemented procedures to ensure that if we have a function on then other guests staying with us are informed of this. I apologise that this somewhat tainted your experience and I really hope... More

Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014 via mobile

We came here under recommendation from friends and family. The rooms might look nice and the hotel oldy worldy but thats it. The hotel has potential just wish they would do something and decide what it needs to be whether thats old, modern and make there mind up about the menu it could he fantastic but just using the wrong... More

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AdnamsSouthwold, Manager at The Crown, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback. We always take our customer’s views very seriously and will see how we can improve based on what you have said. We hope that you will return and give us the opportunity to impress you next time around. More

London
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Last minute surprise break for partner back from a long trip back home. Weather was glorious, if not bitterly cold. Hotel is fantastic with our ropom (number 14) very quirky with exposed beams (some a little low!) in the roof on the top floor. Very comfortable and a great bathroom. Very freindly staff

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AdnamsSouthwold, Manager at The Crown, responded to this review

Fantastic to hear that you enjoyed your stay here in Southwold. We look forward to seeing you in the future. More

Suffolk, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014 via mobile

We have just returned home from our New years stay at The Cown hotel in the centre southwold.The staff were very friendly and efficient. Our room (number 14) is one of the more superior rooms at the hotel (hence the £200+ a night price tag) it was very comfortable and furnished to a good standard. The room is on the... More

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AdnamsSouthwold, Manager at The Crown, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your stay with us over new years. We are pleased to hear that overall your experience was a positive one and one which you enjoyed. I would like to reassure you that we have also addressed the negatives that you mentioned and thank you for bringing those matters to our... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

We enjoyed our stay at the crown Hotel, our room had been recently refurbished and felt homely and comfortable. Breakfast was lovely and the staff were friendly and helpful.

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AdnamsSouthwold, Manager at The Crown, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Thank you for your recent review. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your stay, we look forward to seeing you again soon. More

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Additional Information about The Crown

Also Known As:
The Crown Hotel Southwold
The Crown Hotel
Crown Southwold
Crown Hotel Southwold
The Crown Southwold, Suffolk
Address: High St, Southwold IP18 6DP, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Southwold
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free Parking Restaurant Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 4 hotels in Southwold
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
An exciting and intimate combination of small hotel, wine bar, pub and restaurant, Adnams Crown Hotel is always buzzing with a lively informality.The food is famously good and the wine list wonderful. You don’t have to take our word for it – The Crown is an award winning hotel and was named ‘Wine Pub of the Year’ by the Morning Advertiser, ‘Central & East Anglia’s Best Hotel of the Year’ by Les Routiers, ‘Suffolk Dining Pub of the Year 2009′ by the Good Pub Guide and recently Sussolk Best Small Hotel 2010.Situated on Southwold’s High Street in Suffolk, The Crown is at the heart of activities, and just a few moments away from the seaside. Relax before lunch or dinner in our snug ‘Back Bar’ with a pint of Adnams famous beer. ... more   less 
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