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The Crown & Thistle

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Bridge Street, Abingdon OX14 3HS, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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brighton
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121 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Dating from 1600, the crown and thistle occupies a series of buildings close to Abingdon bridge. It is on the main road and was previously a coaching inn with a courtyard entrance, though now to access the car park requires a trip around the one-way system! The hotel was thoroughly modernised in 2013 and the rooms are individually decoratedin a... More 

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Zug, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have stayed in many hotels across the world and I must say this is one of the worst we've ever stayed in - it was really awful. We had booked two double rooms thankfully just for one night Already when we walked in the reception was dark and dismal, not at all inviting. The walk to the room was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Spent a lovely evening here.really quirky hotel room, clean and really tastefully decorated and nice touch to have real milk in a mini bottle for our tea in the fridge in the room -not those plastic tubs of UHT. An amazing bathroom-best bath ever -really big so my big h7sband could really relax in it.Especially good for my tired feet.the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Room lovely, comfortable. Staff lovely. Excellent food. I'm picky, could hardly fault it. Hope to visit again. I have to write more to be able to submit this review. (Why, Tripadvisor people, why????)

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Northumberland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

I booked this hotel as I had a meeting nearby. It was reasonably priced so wasn't sure what I was going to get. I was pleasantly surprised as the rooms were delightful with a roll top bath and separate shower and the best surprise was that the supplied Temple Spa toileteries. The rooms are all different but the attention to... More 

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Bournemouth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

I stay in quite a lot of reasonable hotels on business trips, not particularly fancy but not budget. Stayed at this hotel for a couple of days recently, and I thought that it was one of the nicest I'd been to for quite a while, mostly because they had really thought through the details that make a hotel feel great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Stayed here for 1 night while visiting the area. The hotel was really nice, good decor and provisions in the room and it was comfortable and clean. Had dinner in the restaurant which was really tastey and breakfast the next day all really good. The staff were friendly and helpful. I would definitely recommend this hotel and would definitely stay... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

We were booked into this hotel for my brothers wedding. A big imposing building with a very quirky feel. It has recently been modernised and looks fresh. Our room was on the second floor number 10, Thatcher room, a comfortable double bed and an extra large bathroom, the wallpaper was an insect repeated all over. The decor was nice and... More 

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Chicago, Illinois, USA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

We stayed only one night during our Thames Path walk. The building was obviously very old but had been nicely and recently renovated. We were greeted in a prompt and friendly manner and helped with our bag which had been forwarded on. Although our room, number 3, was right overlooking the busy road, I was pleasantly surprised to fing the... More 

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Amesbury, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Just had a lovely two night break at The Crown and Thistle. It was a bit of a struggle trying to find the car park. We phoned reception in the end and were guided to the car park which was situated at the back of the hotel. It has a different postcode to the actual hotel. The hotel has a... More 

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