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The Crown & Thistle

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Berkshire, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter had her whole wedding day at this venue last weekend and we had such a lovely day from start to finish. The Barn was the ideal setting for her small ceremony and meal afterwards. In the evening more guests arrived and it was perfect for dancing and socialising as we also had the use of a smaller room,... More 

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Thank Sandra P
Crown_Thistle, General Manager at The Crown & Thistle, responded to this review

Hi Sandra It was a complete pleasure hosting your daughter's wedding and we're so pleased to hear that you and your guests enjoyed your day so much. It's a great review and I will certainly pass on your compliments to the team. We take great pride in the service we provide and it's so reassuring to hear that our guests... More 

london
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29 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Returned here after a year when I was impressed by the extensive renovation which had been carried out. 12 months later the hotel is starting to look a bit run down and the breakfast was not as good as I remembered. The car park is a pain- difficult to find and rarely any spaces. Like many locations which comprise a... More 

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Thank roamerLondon
Crown_Thistle, General Manager at The Crown & Thistle, responded to this review

Good morning It's disappointing to hear that your recent visit to us did not live up to your previous one. We pride ourselves in giving good service and we're sorry that you did not feel that this happened in your case. We hope you will consider giving us another chance in the future. More 

Sussex
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29 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here as part of an overflow from a conference at The Cosener's House nearby and this was a real surprise. Wonderful period rooms but with all modern/1st World "needs." Comfy bed, good shower with plenty of hot water; spacious room with air-con, inviting restaurant and bar. What more does a weary conference-goer need? Other than to head back again... More 

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Crown_Thistle, General Manager at The Crown & Thistle, responded to this review

And we think you're really rather nice too! Thanks for a great review and we look forward to you visiting again soon. More 

Preston, United Kingdom
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15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed 3 nights as we wanted to visit Oxford and Blenheim. Our room was on the top floor which is ok if you are fit and healthy as you have to negotiate 20 + stairs. Room was fine. Breakfast cooked individually which was excellent. The staff very pleasant and quick. The location was excellent as we used public transport into... More 

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Crown_Thistle, Manager at The Crown & Thistle, responded to this review

Hi Susan Thanks for leaving a review for us and we're pleased everything was to your liking. We hope you will consider staying with us again in the future. More 

Didcot, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very pleasantly surprised by the choice and quality of the menu. Staff were very friendly. Looking forward to going back. One minor negative, our table was situated in an area which wasn't lit well... But it didn't spoil our evening, we just asked for more candles.

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Crown_Thistle, Manager at The Crown & Thistle, responded to this review

Hi Angela Thanks for your review and we're pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit with us. We hope you'll pop in again soon. More 

Abingdon, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

a lovely hotel with charm. there're huge differences between the rooms, we had a large one with the bath and shower (although we couldn't figure out how the shower worked). we enjoyed our stay, the only difficulty was a air con and the temperature in the room on night time.

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Thank 469Sara
Crown_Thistle, General Manager at The Crown & Thistle, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to leave your review, We are happy to note that you enjoyed your visit with us, nest time just ask about the shower and we will be happy to show you how it works. See you again soon. More 

Sidcup, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

We wanted to stay in a nice hotel near to Oxford. This was the perfect choice. The front of the hotel really doesn't do it justice. The beautiful bits are behind the front walls, entered by a softly lit, old fashioned court yard. Abingdon is around a twenty minute bus ride into the heart of Oxford. The buses are available... More 

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Crown_Thistle, Manager at The Crown & Thistle, responded to this review

I'm so pleased we were able to accommodate you on your recent visit. It’s great to hear that you enjoyed the hotel, and we’re pleased that the service and food you received during your stay was up to our usually high standard. We look forward to welcoming you again in the future. More 

Greater London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

The hotel is in a brilliant location, very central to Abingdon and very near the river so convenient for walkers on the Thames Path. The only problem is you need to get the map or the post code for the hotel car park before you get there. The hotel and the town are old and full of character, that's one... More 

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Thank Lesley B
Crown_Thistle, Manager at The Crown & Thistle, responded to this review

Hi Lesley B Thanks for writing such a comprehensive review - it will be most helpful for our future guests. We're pleased to hear you had a good experience with us and will stay with us again in the future. More 

Preston, United Kingdom
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329 reviews
142 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 226 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

Stayed here 2 nights whilst walking in the area. The hotel is very well situated in the town. There is a pleasant courtyard entrance. The reception staff were friendly and very helpful. Our room was up a few stairs and corridors [characterful?] - no problem for us but worth considering for reduced mobility persons. The room was spacious and well... More 

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Crown_Thistle, Manager at The Crown & Thistle, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. We're pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay. I will pass on your kind comments to our team - they will be thrilled. We look forward to welcoming you again soon. More 

Queanbeyan, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

The hotel has been recently renovated and while it still has the old fashioned charm I love, it was also very opulent. The bed was so comfortable and full breakfast excellent. We stayed one night and loved it, will go again.

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Crown_Thistle, Manager at The Crown & Thistle, responded to this review

Hi _kjtreed We're so pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you again in the future. More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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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 

Additional Information about The Crown & Thistle

Address: Bridge Street, Abingdon OX14 3HS, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Abingdon
Price Range: $117 - $176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 18
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