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Barnet, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our third stay (though first review) at a favourite bolt-hole for a couple of days 'away from it all'. As on previous visits, all the staff were ultra friendly and helpful and we thought the food, always very good, had moved up another notch from our last stay. This is very much a 'restaurant with rooms' not a full service...

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Props3, Owner at The Crown & Castle, responded to this review

Your review was really welcome, particularly the part about our being a restaurant with rooms, rather than a hotel. We also agree that our food is better than ever! (We would say that, but it's true.) We look forward to your fourth visit and hope we continue to live up to expectations. Thank you again.

Reviewed 1 week ago

I really don't know where to begin when reviewing The Crown and Castle, but this this time I'll start with the people, what a fantastic reception we always get from everyone, Tim, Stefan and all you wonderful people always make as feel so welcome. The room is so spacious and comfortable and the bathroom exceeds all expectations. And the food...

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Props3, Owner at The Crown & Castle, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to welcome you back Mr and Mrs S, and we are so happy that you found everything as good as ever. All your kind messages have been passed on. Thank you and we look forward to seeing you in December, if not before.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed recently for one night. Very friendly and hard working staff. In particular Stefan provided us with some excellent customer service so thank you. Lovely setting, lovely room (we got an upgrade too so that was an added bonus!) And the food and service in the bar and restaurant was fabulous. They also have a seperate vegetarian and vegan menu...

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Props3, Owner at The Crown & Castle, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your generous review, especially of Stefan – a marvellous asset for the C&C! We are delighted that you enjoyed everything from the free upgrade to the vegan menu. We try!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked a last minute two night break, staying in a garden room. We had several meals in the restaurant during our visit, every meal was delicious and the service was first class. The reason for the marking down in the rating of this hotel was due to the room, it was not as clean it should and quite easily...

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Props3, Owner at The Crown & Castle, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. We are delighted you enjoyed the food and service, and are distressed to hear about housekeeping not being up to snuff. Needless to say, when we read what you had said and went to check the room, the cobwebs had gone. But it is not acceptable for so many things to have been...

Kibworth Beauchamp, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have waited a long time to visit the Crown & Castle in Orford as I have heard so many great reviews of the hotel. The hotel is a beautiful 17th century building and in great shape, the inside is just as wonderful and you feel immediately at home, log fires and sofas to sink into, nice little bar and reception...

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Props3, Owner at The Crown & Castle, responded to this review

We are very grateful for your generous and full review of the C&C. Thank you for taking the time to write it – much appreciated. We do hope you will return at a future date and enjoy everything Orford and the C&C has to offer. Thank you again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We must admit to being biased. We have stayed at the Crown and Castle before… on numerous occasions. Previously with our two dachshunds, and this time on a three night stay for just the two of us for a change. We had a lovely time with some very nice weather thrown in free of charge ! As usual service was...

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Props3, Owner at The Crown & Castle, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write your kind review, Mr G. It's particularly appreciated when guests are very regular and might take what we do for granted! We look forward to seeing you again very soon.

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From start to finish everything here is perfect. The staff are friendly and attentive without being obsequious, the food is interesting and delicious with enough variety to suit every taste and to a standard worthy of any award. Highlights included a fantastic carpaccio and beautiful fresh fish (not unreasonable since we're at the coast!) The wine list is extensive and...

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Props3, Owner at The Crown & Castle, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your delightful review. We are so pleased you and Eddie enjoyed your stay. Even more pleased that you understand we try hard to make everything comfortable for everybody and that can involve some guidelines. We hope to see you again soon but can only provide fostering, not full-scale adoption, we regret!

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited today for lunch (Monday). It was cold and grey with some rain in the air, really not very pleasant. We (6 people) were booked in for lunch at 1230 and the Crown and Castle had taken a deposit from me of £120.00 against our arrival approximately three weeks ago (despite the fact that we were the only people...

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Props3, Owner at The Crown & Castle, responded to this review

Thank you for your appreciation of the food and service at the Crown and Castle. Our staff are indeed wonderful and I am glad your party felt well looked after. Regarding your early arrival, and your comment "it is a hotel for goodness sake", no, we are not, as every single bit of our marketing and signage makes abundantly clear....

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I needed a relaxing break and., following the recommendation of a friend, we booked four nights at The Crown and Castle. Over the four days we enjoyed a superb bedroom with a large and beautiful en suite with walk in shower and a separate bath, relaxing surroundings and a truly sensational restaurant - both for breakfast and...

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Orfordness, Owner at The Crown & Castle, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind comments. Very much appreciated and we look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recently spent one night with dinner with my husband which we had booked as a birthday celebration. On arrival we were very pleased to receive a free upgrade to one of the hotel main rooms which had a lovely sea view. The room was very nice. We later had a very pleasant pre dinner drink in front of an open...

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Orfordness, Owner at The Crown & Castle, responded to this review

Thank you for mentioning the free upgrade we offered you on arrival, which had a value of nearly £100 and allowed you to occupy the room you wanted but did not book. We are more than concerned, however, that you believe we were in some way to blame for your stomach upset. As you attribute this to local, freshly smoked...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about The Crown & Castle

Address: Market Hill, Orford IP12 2LJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Orford
Price Range: $172 - $316 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Crown & Castle 3*
Number of rooms: 21
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“All the rooms are fantastic, those on the rear have sea views, the garden rooms open onto the garden.”
 of 5 bubbles Chrisg0ufp, 1 week ago | Read review
“If you have dog ask for a garden room.”
 of 5 bubbles Russell02, Feb 14, 2017 | Read review
“Garden rooms for dogs”
 of 5 bubbles 771shaunl, Feb 5, 2017 | Read review
“Garden rooms very good for people with dogs. You can let them out straigh onto the garden”
 of 5 bubbles RalphB200, Jan 15, 2017 | Read review
“Room 3 was very good, no knowledge of the rest”
 of 5 bubbles StuartBowman598, Jan 6, 2017 | Read review
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