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4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Crown Road | Marnhull, Sturminster Newton DT10 1LN, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014
RobertHudson01 Dorking, United Kingdom
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  • Location
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Dorking, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

A lovely hotel in a wonderful setting. The staff were very friendly and the room was very well appointed. Lovely large bathroom, large bath with a shelf for drink! Only drawback was a charge for early registration. Excellent full English Breakfast. Will recommend and no doubt return.

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7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Well I received a warm welcome at this lovely Inn. My room was very nice. Spacious, well presented and spotless through out. The food was outstanding. I had the Chicken breast topped with chorizo and bre with a garlic mushroom sauce. This came with a nice side salad and the best tripple cooked chips I've tasted. Breakfast was to the... More 

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Sutton, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Initially the 6 of us were just looking for a relaxing meal out during our weekend away. We ended up staying for hours chatting to the friendly locals and owners, Darren and Matt. Great food, large portions and very welcoming. Would definitely recommend the bar and restaurant however we didn't stay there so can't comment on the accommodation. Well done... More 

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Gold Coast, Australia
13 reviews 13 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Saturday in England....mild but rather blustery showers ......perfect conditions for a pub lunch in the countryside (well all conditions in this country are good for a pub lunch in the countryside!!) After ringing my mum in Australia and doing the usual washing, changing bed linen, I started to get ready for lunch out at The Crown Inn at Marnhull, a... More 

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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Looking for somewhere between Blandford and Bath, this Inn appeared on the radar and looked just right - and it starred in all respects. Excellent accommodation, good food with chefs specials and a great breakfast. Also very good value. Traditional bar with a good range of beer and wine. Others have mentioned the road noise and this was a bit... More 

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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27 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We were booking at the last minute and scanning through various websites, this popped up. It wasn't expensive and at first sight it looked like any old village pub. The reviews suggested otherwise ... and they were absolutely right. This is a hidden gem of a place. The service was brilliant, attentive, and unobtrusive. It genuinely felt like they wanted... More 

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We had a great stay at the Crown if only more pubs were run like this one, we ate in the bar both nights and the food was great, the pub was busy both with locals and those like us you came from further afield . Our room was and bed were both comfortable if slightly noisy from the road... More 

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Jedburgh, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

I stayed at The Crown for 3 nights while attending Woofstock and I can't wait to go back. We were running a bit late for the 3pm check-in (the pub is currently closed between 3 and 5pm weekdays) but I phoned from the bus and they were waiting for us when we arrived so we didn't have to hang around... More 

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Lenham, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We stayed at The Crown on a cycling tour in the area. The staff could not have been more helpful, even opening breakfast early for us to get off on time. The menu had normal pub fare and some interesting other things and was all delicious. Our room was spotless and really comfortable. I couldn't recommend this place highly enough!

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

A very comfortable dining pub with rooms - in beautifully converted stable block. Room very spacious (Lucetta), though the barn-like architecture made it rather dark, with limited windows. The staff were friendly, and quick to rectify an error in the make up of the beds - they forgot to note it was a twin booking. Facilities good - particularly unexpected... More 

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Address: Crown Road | Marnhull, Sturminster Newton DT10 1LN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Sturminster Newton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — The Crown Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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