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The Shaven Crown

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Bramhall
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting Blenheim Palace for Countryfile Fair ,Shipton Under Wychwood is the ideal spot for an overnight stay and the Shaven Crown is the best place for Dinner . The owners have only been there for a short while and are making great steps in bringing the Restaurant & Hotel back up to a very good standard. Both my wife and... More 

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Phil R, Owner at The Shaven Crown, responded to this review

Dear cheshire66, Thank you for your review. I am so pleased you enjoyed your meal and our little speck on the map! I do hope to see you again soon. Maybe you can come and stay? Kind regards, Evelyn More 

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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really lovely restored place with a great restaurant and very service-minded personel and leadership. Room was quite spacious with nice interior. Cost bar and reading area and a lovely graden/backyard with small tables and chairs. Great to use for exploring the Cotswolds or Oxfordshire.

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Thank Preben J
Phil R, Owner at The Shaven Crown, responded to this review

Dear Preben J, Thank you! I really appreciate you taking the time to write this lovely review. I hope you will come back to visit us one day. Kind regards, Evelyn More 

Wigan
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked a last minute break after reading the reviews for this hotel and we were very happy with our choice - from the moment we arrived the relaxed and friendly atmosphere of this hotel set the tone for our break in Oxfordshire - as the food had been praised we ordered as soon as we arrived and very glad... More 

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Thank TimBrad30
Phil R, Owner at The Shaven Crown, responded to this review

Dear TimBrad30, Gosh, Thank you! I am really pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. I will pass your comments onto the staff and chefs. I am sure that they will be just as happy as I am. Really hope to welcome you again in the near future. Kind regards, Evelyn More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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27 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, this has certainly undergone a glorious makeover since we last visited some 4 years ago! It is now slick,but not pretentious, bright,and clean. The service was really good, and a wine list with some very nice wines,including English which are really worth drinking.The food was amazing, probably in the top 3 meals we ate on a 5 week trip... More 

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Thank dmarbeck
Phil R, Owner at The Shaven Crown, responded to this review

Dear dmarbeck, Wow, Thank you for your brilliant review! We certainly try to make sure our food is up to scratch but, for you to say it is one of the 3 best meals during your visit, is a real feather in our cap. I will make sure to pass on your praise to our chef Jon. Kind regards, Evelyn More 

Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I am in love with the Cotswolds because of this hotel!!! The room was amazing ( so much larger than expected for a building of this age ) the food was amazing ( breakfast was wonderful ) and the staff/owners were amazing ( so helpful and obliging ) I was so sad to leave the place and hope that you... More 

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Phil R, Owner at The Shaven Crown, responded to this review

Dear 11cm11, Thank you for your brilliant review! It is easy to fall in love with The Cotswolds and i am pleased we played a part in it. Hope the rest of your trip was/is just as good. Kind regards, Evelyn More 

Wokingham
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

We booked into a standard room and were pleasantly surprised by how nice it was, full of character with a view of the courtyard garden and most importantly a really comfortable bed. The bar area, library and dining room have all been finished to a high standard and show off the buildings historic features. Breakfast was one of the best... More 

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Thank Celery01
Phil R, Owner at The Shaven Crown, responded to this review

Dear Cerlery01, I am really pleased you liked your room and the rest of our building. We have tried our best to retain some of the old features. I will tell chef that you thought it was one of the best breakfasts you have had which will please him to no end! Kind regards, Evelyn More 

Perth, Australia
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100 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

We booked into the Shaven Crown Hotel for a two night stay while exploring the Cotswolds . Great location as a base and a charming hotel with character and style making our stay very enjoyable . Breakfasts had a wide choice of cooked breakfasts served to you together with help yourself options of cereals , fruit, yoghurt . Peaceful courtyard... More 

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Thank Mariononholiday
Phil R, Owner at The Shaven Crown, responded to this review

Dear Mariononholiday, Thank you so much for your fab review. Very happy you enjoyed your stay with us and i really hope to welcome you again the near future. Kind regards, Evelyn More 

Newbury Park, California
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

We made our reservation after reading other reviews online and looking at the hotel website. We were not disappointed. The hotel is steeped in history and located in a charming Cotswolds village. The hotel has been through a superb comprehensive restoration making it incredible comfortable yet retaining its charm and character. There is a wonderful courtyard where you can sit... More 

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Thank Chris D
Phil R, Owner at The Shaven Crown, responded to this review

Dear Chris D, Thank you so much for your great review! I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. I will tell James that your loved his breakfast which, i am sure, he will be chuffed about. Hope to welcome you again when you are back in Blighty. Kind regards, Evelyn More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

From the moment we walked into the hotel it was obvious our stay was going to be good. We were welcomed by our hosts and nothing was too much trouble. The lunch and breakfasts were delicious with locally sourced ingredients. The 14th century building has been refurbished to a very high standard whilst retaining its character.

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Thank DavidnLouise
Phil R, Manager at The Shaven Crown, responded to this review

Dear DavidnLouise, Thank you for your lovely review. It is always brilliant to hear that our guests had a good time. Kind regards, Evelyn More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

Thoroughly enjoyed my evening at The Shaven Crown. My sister and I were given a warm welcome by the owners, Phil and Evelyn. Its interior and history is impressive and is what makes the hotel unique compared to other places to eat, drink and stay in the area. It might be a nice idea to produce some leaflets which inform... More 

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Thank RebeccaWardUK
Phil R, Owner at The Shaven Crown, responded to this review

Dear rebeccaaward2016, So pleased you enjoyed your evening with us! You are right! It is a good idea to have leaflets and we are working on those as we speak! See again real soon and thank you so much. Kind regards, Evelyn More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
DELIGHTED TO ANOUNCE THE WINDRUSH & EVENLODE ROOMS ARE NOW FULLY REFURBISHED AND HAVE BEEN UPRATED TO STANDARD DOUBLES. The Shaven Crown Hotel, which is situated in the heart of the Cotswolds, re-opened September 2014 after extensive refurbishment. The Hotel is one of the oldest inns in England and oozes character and atmosphere as well as lashings of Cotswolds charm. You will usually find a roaring log fire to welcome you in the Grand Hall and can guarantee an equally warm welcome from the staff. We have a an excellent restaurant, serving the highest quality locally sourced produce, a bar, which is open all day, and seven beautifully appointed en-suite bedrooms. Our basic room, The Crown Room, has new furnishings, however the en-suite and carpet are yet to be updated, we hope to do this in early 2017. We look forward to seeing you soon! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Shaven Crown

Address: High Street, Shipton under Wychwood OX7 6BA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Shipton under Wychwood
Price Range: $122 - $164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Shaven Crown 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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