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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bolton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After walking 10miles along the Thames path,just walked into reception and was offered a room by the 2 lovely girls in reception.very modern room good comfy double bed,air con in room.Smart TV,and towels,sheets and plenty of hot water for a long hot shower.The breakfast was excellent with plenty of choice again the lovely lady on breakfast served with a smile.A... More 

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

I'm so pleased we were able to accommodate you on your recent visit. It’s great to hear that you enjoyed the hotel, and we’re pleased that the service you received during your stay was up to our usually high standard. We’re delighted to hear that you had an excellent breakfast the next morning, perfect after completing a 10 mile walk.... More 

Norwich, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed last Friday night. We arrived early and check in was supposed to be 3pm the very helpful lady on reception went to see if they had a room ready and within 15 mins we had our room. The lunch was excellent, as was dinner and breakfast cooked to order. The room was very nice and the bathroom very... More 

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

We are so pleased that you had an excellent stay here at the Crown and Thistle. 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 always great to hear feedback from guests on both the hotel and restaurant sides and I'm so pleased... More 

Cwmbran, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stay here often with work, Rooms are always clean, Some have showers and others have baths. There are ipod docking stations in every room (lightning connector). Mini Bar (expensive but water is free) and tea/coffee faculties Food in the restaurant is very good and breakfast is cooked to order

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

Thank you for your lovely review. It is our aim to ensure all quest have a relaxing and comfortable stay. We look forward to seeing you on your next stay. The Crown and Thistle Team More 

Seminole, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I stayed 3 nights at the Crown and Thistle. I have to admit our first impression was not very good. We were shown to our rooms and we found them to be dark and somewhat dreary. I understand the theme that they are going for but we all thought the rooms could be brighter and more cheerful.... More 

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

Hi Kevin We're so pleased to hear that you had a lovely stay with us. Thank you for taking the time to leave such a wonderful review, it can be really motivating for the whole team to receive such great feedback regarding their hard work. It's fantastic to hear that you found the staff to be friendly and attentive (especially... More 

Didcot, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had our wedding at The Crown & Thistle this month and it was an absolutely perfect day. Pete and Jeremy the Manager/Assistant Manager did a wonderful job, the staff were fantastic and everything ran smoothly. The food was delicious and great portion sizes too! We were lucky to have a sunny day and having the opportunity to use the... More 

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

Firstly, a big congratulations! We’re honoured that you chose to spend your special day with us, and so pleased that you had a lovely time. Thanks for taking the time to leave your feedback! The Crown and Thistle Team More 

Marlborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

I've stayed here several times and I love it. Well situated in the middle of Abingdon with good car parking and easy access to Oxford. Rooms are all a little different and very well furnished if a little dark. The attached pub provides drink and the restaurant serves excellent food as well as a great selection of inclusive breakfasts. Would... More 

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We arrived quite late but the staff were incredibly helpful and welcoming. We had a delicious dinner served in the cobbled courtyard. The room is on a very noisy road, but there is good secondary glazing and thick curtains to block out noise and light, good & quiet air con was useful too. The room was great, comfy bed, great... More 

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Limpsfield
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16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Refurbished in 2013, this hotel is small but packs a huge punch ! Combines the historic building with its beams and character with modern elegance and style. Our room (3) wasn't large but very comfortable with a 4poster bed and loads of cushions. The green decor was quite dark but relaxing. Staff very friendly and pleasant in both the hotel... More 

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Oxfordshire, England
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We were dining quite early (1845 booking) and there was a party of three elderly people on table close by who complained about everything. We, on the other hand, had a delicious dinner and, although the service was pretty slow, the staff was all very pleasant and attentive when they did come over. The Complainers flounced out after one mouthful... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This is a genuine Old Coaching In, not a modern imitation which claims to be one. And just a genuine stone's throw from the River Thames. The original cobbled entrance still exists but this is now pedestrianised and cars have to approach from the back of the Inn - not too easy to find. But once there it is just... More 

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