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The Crown

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were expecting a gastropub which seemed to be the case judging by the menu. We ordered many different things between us but no-one sang the praises of any particular dish. Several of us ordered the cod which was a good size but dry and overcooked. The service was amateur and uncoordinated - someone should have taken charge. We were...

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Lenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed in this great hotel for two nights in late November. Everything about the experience - from the friendly welcome at Reception to the beautiful (recently renovated) Room 11 was perfect. Every interaction with the team in the hotel was first-class. Do have a drink in the small bar towards the rear - before having a really good dinner. Fully...

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Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here in February 2016. Cold outside but hotel warm and cosy. Room at front of hotel overlooking main street. Food very good, both evening meal and breakfast. Good menu with a varied choice. Staff very helpful and efficient. Room was very nice, clean, spacious and well equipped.

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Dss
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked one night here following a tour of Adnams Brewery. The room was exceptional as we were upgraded to a premier suite with a separate lounge, huge bedroom containing a bath, plus a gorgeous en-suite shower room. The staff were very friendly and helpful, the evening meal was delicious and the breakfast was as good as you will get...

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Rye, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at the Crown recently for three nights: it was my second visit. It's a very comfortable hotel in a good location. The staff were friendly and helpful; the breakfasts were excellent. My room (no. 7) was slightly cramped, but with a spacious bathroom. The bed was very comfortable. There is no residents' lounge, but guests may use the...

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Great Bardfield
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Quirky, characterful and comfortable suite on the top floor. Bathroom separated by a small private landing (not a problem because you get an extra loo just off the bedroom itself). Nice furnishings and view out onto the high street of this lovely unspoiled town. The only letdown was breakfast. We both had the full English and the ingredients weren't as...

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Retired, West Sussex
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We used to stay at The Crown and The Swan some years ago for business and pleasure. We were in Suffolk for a weekend with family and decided to check if The Crown had any rooms available for the Sunday night, before travelling home to the South Coast. We were in luck and also got a very good discount. We...

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AdnamsSouthwold, Manager at The Crown, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your lovely review.

Reviewed November 4, 2016 via mobile

Spent 4 nights here in secret quiet room 11 on the 2nd floor. Well appointed with superb bathroom and luxurious touches like the locally hand made wool carpet. Superb dining in the restaurant with friendly efficient managers Richard or Darren in charge. Hake with garlic risotto a highlight. Low season half board tariff represents great value. Will return soon

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AdnamsSouthwold, Manager at The Crown, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words

Leicestershire, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 1, 2016

Perfectly located in the centre of Southwold High Street, this traditional style inn has been given a modern makeover in its guest rooms. The hotel and it's meals are slightly on the pricey side (but probably in keeping with the rest of the town). We had one evening meal during our two night stay, it was satisfactory but didn't blow...

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AdnamsSouthwold, Manager at The Crown, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay, we're all delighted you enjoyed your time with us and look forward to seeing you again.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

We haven't been here for sometime after disappointing experience, it was much improved, the food was very good. Must try the Cashmere IPA while it lasts. Thanks to Alex and Ben for looking after us. We'll be back.

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AdnamsSouthwold, Manager at The Crown, responded to this review

Thank you so much for visiting us again, and we are so glad that this time was a much more enjoyable.

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An exciting and intimate combination of small hotel, wine bar, pub and restaurant, Adnams Crown Hotel is always buzzing with a lively informality. The food is famously good and the wine list wonderful. You don't have to take our word for it - The Crown is an award winning hotel and was named Suffolk Dining Pub of the Year by the Good Pub Guide in 2013 and 2014. Situated on Southwold's High Street in Suffolk, The Crown is at the heart of activities, and just a few moments away from the seaside. Relax before lunch or dinner in our snug 'Back Bar' with a pint of Adnams famous beer. Free WiFi available throughout the hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Crown

Address: High St, Southwold IP18 6DP, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Southwold
Price Range: $227 - $259 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Crown 4*
Number of rooms: 14
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“Rooms at the front overlook main street, not sure of the others”
 of 5 bubbles nono323, 1 week ago | Read review
“Room 4 is brilliant”
 of 5 bubbles RogerEJ, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“This is a very old hotel/inn and the stairs are very steep and narrow to negotiate to the bedrooms,”
 of 5 bubbles gillyandkeith, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Front is on the High Street so could potentially have some noise, we were at the back, it was quiet but not scenic.”
 of 5 bubbles JohnSt999, Nov 1, 2016 | Read review
“Room 14 was charming and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles hazels693, Oct 7, 2016 | Read review
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