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The Crown & Thistle

Bridge Street, Abingdon OX14 3HS, England
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Ranked #3 of 5 hotels in Abingdon
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I had wanted to find a nice pub to take my parents to for a Sunday roast. Apart from the very nice renovations of the restaurant, the food and service was terrible. Firstly, the menu misleadingly displayed all the roast options as coming with Yorkshire puddings, roast potatoes, and trimmings. After a long wait the food finally arrived and only... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in the family room (4),for two nights, room was clean and nicely decorated. Bathroom was huge with a full sized roll top bath and walk in shower, staff were very friendly and helpful, only gripe was breakfast, although excellent with a wide range of items, it took a long time to arrive when ordered. Will definitely be coming back!

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Abingdon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a meal for 16 in a private room for our 50th wedding anniversary . The manager was very helpful and accommodating and the organisation went very smoothly. The staff on the day were polite and helpful and everyone agreed the food was delicious.We were given a beautiful bouquet by the hotel and the whole event was pleasurable from... More

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London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whilst the grounds may be pretty (albeit in a fairly superficial way) the atmosphere of this place was something like a library crossed with a morgue. The staff were unpleasant, and entire experience not to be repeated. To add insult to injury, the wine is overpriced for the quality and the rooms were cold.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed a family evening on Friday night with an excellent meal followed by exciting live entertainment in a back bar by a local band The Undercovers. The Crown and Thistle has been known to the family for many years and were particularly impressed with the refurbishment. The icing on the cake was the very good service by staff in all... More

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Rochester, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is just the hotel if you want a nice short break, but don't want the price and hassle of Oxford. My partner and needed to get away for an impromptu break. Our usual Oxford hotel was fully booked and we came across this by chance and thought we would try. We were not disappointed. It has that charming, shabby... More

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

I travel to Abingdon quite frequently and the new Crown & Thistle is a gem. Right in the center of the village with a well appointed bar, restaurant, and meeting area. Rooms and the entire facility have been completely renovated and they are first rate. Sort of like a Westin but with more character and charm. And how about this... More

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Finally, a great hotel in the centre of Abingdon that hits all the right notes! The rooms are beautifully decorated with stylish furniture and top quality bedlinens, we loved the Welsh blankets! There were also some great goodies in the bathroom, melt in the mouth handmade biscuits, fresh milk in the fridge and cafetiere - all nice touches! The service... More

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New York City, New York
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51 reviews 51 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Just discovered this recently renovated Inn, restaurant and pub on my latest business trip. The staff are very friendly and welcoming… making you feel as you are entering their home. The rooms although a tad dark, are beautifully decorated with modern amenities such as flat screen TVs, Aircon, Wifi, etc. The full breakfast in the morning was a welcome treat... More

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Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

At the suggestion of a relative who lives in the area we made our booking. From the moment we entered the hotel it was very obvious that we had made the correct decision. The staff could not have been more friendly or helpful. Nothing was too much trouble and whilst attentive they were not intrusive. The bedrooms gorgious and recent... More

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Also Known As:
The Crown And Thistle Hotel
The Crown And Thistle Hotel Abingdon
Crown And Thistle Abingdon
Address: Bridge Street, Abingdon OX14 3HS, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Abingdon
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Suites Wheelchair access
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Ranked #3 of 5 hotels in Abingdon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Crown & Thistle has benefited from a £1.8m refurbishment and is a stunning restaurant, bar and rooms with character and elegance.Serving quality food and drink all day every day, from breakfast through to lunch and dinner, as well as a range of coffees, fine wines, cocktails, local real ales and international lagers, it is the perfect place to relax in comfortable surroundings.There are 18 beautiful en-suite bedrooms with luxury features and finishings, and a stunning function room, The Barn, for private celebrations, weddings and functions. ... more   less 
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