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The Crown & Thistle

Bridge Street, Abingdon OX14 3HS, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Merseyside
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars NEW

We stayed at The Crown and Thistle to break our journey to the Rye Scallop Festival. We booked for a Saturday night B&B. The hotel is old (from 1603 or so), not a straight line in sight, but lovely and quirky. We stayed in room 15 which was excellent. The floor sloped, the windows weren't level but it was warm,... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
20 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have had a meal here twice now. Both were excellant 1st was a group Christmas meal which was very good especially the ousted veg.the second was in January we had various starters mussels were great ,belly of pork was exceptional,wine list was very good.overall we had a wonderful meal.

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Crown_Thistle, Manager at The Crown & Thistle, responded to this review

Hi Lyn321, Thank you for taking the time to leave your review. It's really important for us to receive feedback and it's great to hear that you've enjoyed your meals at The Crown & Thistle. The Pork Belly is a very popular dish and so it's lovely to hear that this was one of the meals that you choose and... More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself and my husband came here from London as we got a secret escapes deal. We enjoyed our stay here and would return in the future! The room was absolutely perfect for us, just the right size. It was also quiet and the bath was beautiful! I tend to feel nervous staying away from home and usually don't get a... More 

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Crown_Thistle, Manager at The Crown & Thistle, responded to this review

We're so pleased you enjoyed your recent stay with us LRalton. We understand that it is often difficult being away from home and I am so pleased to hear that you were able to feel 'at home' at The Crown & Thistle. Thank you so much for your lovely words regarding the cleanliness of our hotel rooms, we have a... More 

Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
18 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked here because I wanted to take my hubby to Oxford for the weekend but hotels there were either poor or too expensive. I saw this one and thought it looked perfect. Which it was! Lovely room. Fantastic food. Great location and so easy to get into Oxford on the bus rather than drive and struggle with parking. Abingdon... More 

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Crown_Thistle, Manager at The Crown & Thistle, responded to this review

Hi SLJ69, We're so pleased that you chose to stay at The Crown and Thistle for your valentine's weekend away. It's great to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We also think that we're perfectly located for weekend's in Oxford and as you say it saves a lot of hassle being able to get the bus into the... More 

Abingdon, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have eaten many times with friends and family and have always had a great meal, I highly recommend the steaks!!! I also often drink in the bar where great cocktails are made (try the Espresso Martini!!). The drinks are a bit on the steep side (not so much the cocktails) but that helps keep the riff raff out. One... More 

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Crown_Thistle, Manager at The Crown & Thistle, responded to this review

Thanks for the lovely review Matt T. It's fantastic to hear that you have enjoyed your past visits to The Crown & Thistle and have made the most of both the restaurant and the bar. I'm particularly pleased to hear that you rate the steaks as we pride ourselves on sourcing high quality meat which i think shows, and by... More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful hotel full of charm and character. The decor is just beautiful, they really got everything spot on in the refurb. We had such a warm welcome and we were thrilled with our lovely room. The bathroom in particular is quite the feature, with a beautiful free standing bathtub. They provided complimentary water, milk, bathroom products and soft bath towels.... More 

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Crown_Thistle, Manager at The Crown & Thistle, responded to this review

Hi Jess, We're so pleased that you chose to join us for Valentine's weekend and that you had a lovely stay. Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a lovely detailed review for others that may be looking at The Crown & Thistle to see. I can only apologise that the service at meal times was... More 

Cumbria
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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I needed a hotel in the area at short notice and luckily for me The Crown and Thistle had a cancellation. It turned out to be a very old coaching Inn very tastefully renovated, warm comfortable and still retaining it's charm. My room had a big comfortable bed, mini bar and first class tea and coffee facilities (Real ground coffee... More 

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Crown_Thistle, Public Relations Manager at The Crown & Thistle, responded to this review

Hi BrassMonkey I'm so pleased we were able to accommodate you on your recent visit. It's so motivating to receive such positive reviews and I would like to thank you for taking the time to leave such a detailed review. It's great that you had a comfortable sta. We do hope we'll see you again soon, perhaps a weekend getaway... More 

london
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a brave decision to give this old location a major refit last year and the owners should be congratulated for carrying this off so well. We enjoyed a good stay- the room was comfortable albeit a little cramped and the breakfasts were enjoyable. The major problem is the restricted parking given that it serves the pub as well,... More 

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Crown_Thistle, General Manager at The Crown & Thistle, responded to this review

It's great to hear you liked the refurbishment RoamerLondon. It definitely took a lot of love but we're very proud of how it all turned out. Due to the age of the building some of the rooms are a little bit smaller than others so can be a little bit cramped but we have done our best to make the... More 

Rotherham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Stayed here on a business trip and must say I was delighted (once I found the car park)! Old building but modern and traditional feel at the same time. Room was spacious, staff friendly. Bar cosy and very comfortable. Restaurant food was excellent. Would definitely recommend.

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Crown_Thistle, Manager at The Crown & Thistle, responded to this review

Hi GBH, It's lovely to hear that you enjoyed your stay at The Crown & Thistle on your recent business trip and that you got to enjoy all areas of our business including dinner and the bar. We hope to see you again soon, perhaps this time for pleasure instead of business, a weekend exploring Oxfordshire is always lovely. The... More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Stayed one night at this hotel whilst walking the Thames Path. Very near the path so convenient for this. Good car park once you find it! Friendly staff and efficient reception. Room 15, twin room comfortable and quiet. Very dark even with all lights on, difficult to do make up. Individual bottle of red wine from mini bar ludicrous price... More 

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Crown_Thistle, Manager at The Crown & Thistle, responded to this review

Hi KimK, As I’m sure you know The Crown & Thistle is a very old building and unfortunately as a result some of the rooms are very dark and I can only apologise. Due to it’s Grade II listing we are limited to what we can do with regards to the lighting and have done our best to provide as... More 

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Address: Bridge Street, Abingdon OX14 3HS, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Abingdon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 18
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