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Belper, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first visit to Southwold and spent 2 nights at the Crown hotel. The guest car park was strewn with litter and had to be careful where we walked. On arrival there was no greeting, eye contact or conversation with the receptionist. We were informed of room number, where to go and asked to sign on dotted line....

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AdnamsSouthwold, Manager at The Crown, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments regarding our food and your feedback on our hotel

Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We often visit Southwold, on this occasion we stayed at The Crown. We have also stayed at The Swan in the past, which is also very comfortable (sister hotels, I believe). We had a wonderful room which was very spacious. The staff were very friendly and helpful. On departure day, they allowed us to remain in the car park until...

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AdnamsSouthwold, Manager at The Crown, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 16, 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely few days away in Norfolk and then Suffolk ending up at Southwold .fabulous hotel .superb breakfast .only downside was the small bar.but would stay again .thank you for the hospitality . The nearby fish and chip shop was outstanding .

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AdnamsSouthwold, Manager at The Crown, responded to this review

Thank you for a lovely review.

colchester
Reviewed January 7, 2017

We went early January to the Gin distilling experience at Adnams Brewery and Distillery, stayed overnight to celebrate my husbands upcoming birthday. Unfortunately he started to come down with a Cold on the morning and that rather dominated the break. It was a beautiful morning and we enjoyed a lunch on the pier [ reviewed under the Boardwalk restaurant}. After...

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AdnamsSouthwold, Manager at The Crown, responded to this review

Thank you for a lovely review and we are so pleased you chose to celebrate such a special day with us.

Brentwood, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 3, 2017

Group booking for 2 nights over New Year, our second New Year visit. Dinner on New Years Eve was pleasant but beef generally over cooked and tough. Staff were friendly, helpful and attentive. Hats, streamers etc were provided generously. Next morning there was a delay of over an hour for my husband's porridge to arrive and much longer for cooked...

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AdnamsSouthwold, Manager at The Crown, responded to this review

Please accept our apologies for your recent experience with us.

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

We had a long weekend in Southwold staying at a rental property but enjoyed a celebratory breakfast and evening meal at The Crown. The breakfast was top class and lot's of variety to choose from, the service was impeccable and we were in undated with plenty of toast and tea/coffee. We returned in the evening as we were celebrating my...

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AdnamsSouthwold, Manager at The Crown, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 29, 2016

We have been going to The Crown in Southwold, on and off, for years. It has a lovely atmosphere, is a great location in the centre of the town, and the back bar is snug, but lovely for a quick drink. If we want a slightly more special meal - this is where we book. Last night we went with...

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AdnamsSouthwold, Manager at The Crown, responded to this review

Please accept our apologies that your recent experience was not up to our usual standards.

Brentwood, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 15, 2016 via mobile

Two night break in Southwold. Just love the atmosphere and great staff. Food: love Breakfast. Evening:Tasty fish mains - puds should include the breakfast yoghurt and compote as an option. and the cheese and biscuits? Water biscuits, three thin dried wedges of cheese, no butter. Loads of grapes though! Ok picky. Downside- lots of stairs and a high sided bath...

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AdnamsSouthwold, Manager at The Crown, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are pleased you generally enjoyed your stay with us. We will pass on your comments.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 8, 2016

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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AdnamsSouthwold, Manager at The Crown, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review, please accept our apologies for the issues during your stay, we hope it does not put you off giving us another try

Lenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 7, 2016 via 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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Thank you for your kind review!

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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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: $229 - $258 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Crown 4*
Number of rooms: 14
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“If staying longer than a couple of nights request a large room.”
 of 5 bubbles suffolkvisitor2311, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“They have a room with a lounge, which we found very useful.”
 of 5 bubbles Bernie_Norwich_UK, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Rooms at the front overlook main street, not sure of the others”
 of 5 bubbles nono323, Dec 2, 2016 | Read review
“Room 4 is brilliant”
 of 5 bubbles RogerEJ, Nov 16, 2016 | 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, Nov 6, 2016 | Read review
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