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The Bildeston Crown

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Really attractive village centre hotel with an excellent restaurant. The building is an old merchant house with modern extensions, we had room 8 which was a superior room with a beautiful open fireplace. Comfortable bed and well equipped bathroom. Free bottled water, tea and coffee making facilities. Restaurant was top class for breakfast and dinner. The bar was slightly rowdy... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely hotel with excellent decor and such friendly staff. Very comfortable rooms, apart from the low door frames which could do with raising, or padding! Breakfast and dinner were also excellent, and staff were really helpful with a coeliac diet. I was disappointed the rooms didn't have nicer coffee given the quality of the rest of the hotel. Would definitely... More 

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Chippenham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a perfect find. Stayed overnight on my own. I was looking for somewhere with character and this didn't disappoint. Old timbered building that has been beautifully renovated with some delightful quirky finishes. On arrival there was ample car parking and I walked through a beautiful garden to a warm welcome by Hayley. A fresh jug of milk brought to... More 

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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed a short 3 day break at this charming hotel. Rooms are stylishly and individually decorated & maintained to a good standard of cleanliness. The restaurant & bar offer a relaxed and friendly atmosphere, staff were helpful and polite. The food was excellent, offering a good seasonal menu with plenty of locally sourced produce. Dishes were presented beautifully with a... More 

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Suffolk UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the best roast beef lunch in ages at the crown last Sunday - the food, service and atmosphere was really first class and I'm writing this because it was so enjoyable others should know !! All the staff were young and smiley. ~ we were given explanations of the different breads and lovely fresh not over cooked vegetables... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked into the Crown for the access local to where we were working. From the entry to exit the following morning. This place was a diamond find. Rooms. Brilliant with lovely features. Showers. Fantastic. Bar service was excellent and the food was well worth experiencing. I'd give more than a 5☆. It's will be a pleasure to stay here... More 

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Bildeston, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I recently went into the bar for a quiet drink, as we often do, and had a less than satisfactory experience due to a rather rude man behind the bar. We chose to sit outside as it was a pleasant evening but when my husband asked for an ashtray rather than flicking the ash etc all over... More 

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Sudbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Looking for a different coffee venue on a grey Sunday morning I took my wife on a drive through the countryside with the intention of stopping somewhere for refreshment. Driving through Bildeston we saw a music festival in progress and so we stopped and spent some time there before venturing down the street in search of somewhere to lunch. The... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here for meal with friends and have to say we survived only by keen eye for detail and nose for rotten food. Chicken dish arrived and once cut into it was pink and blood coloured. Steak requested medium rare however we noticed a bad smell and yes then we spotted something else was munching on my steak! I could... More 

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Thank Edward M
Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautifully done up 15th (?) century coach house - rooms have lots of character but all modern amenities. Within reach of Suffolk sights - Newmarket, Bury St Edmunds, Hadleigh plus lovely Suffolk countryside. Delightful staff and wonderful food.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Bildeston Crown is a 15th century former coaching inn set in a Suffolk village and owned by a local farmer/businessman and managed by Chris and Hayley Lee. The restaurant is one of only two in Suffolk with AA 3 rosettes and the hotel, with its 12 luxury en suite double/twin bedrooms, is rated AA 3 stars. Locally sourced produce is used whenever possible including Red Poll beef and lamb from the owners’ neighbouring farm. Accolades include “Taste of England” Gold in the 2010 tourism awards and representing Suffolk in “The Hairy Bikers’ Tour of Britain” 2009. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Bildeston Crown

Address: 104 High Street, Bildeston, Babergh District IP7 7EB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Babergh District > Bildeston
Hotel Class:3 star — The Bildeston Crown 3*
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
The Bildeston Crown Hotel Bildeston
Bildeston Crown Ipswich
The Bildeston Crown England - Suffolk
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