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“Great location & good service with outdated rooms!”
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The Crown Hotel
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Bawtry
Saffron Walden, U.K
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
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“Great location & good service with outdated rooms!”
Reviewed October 30, 2013 via mobile

I stayed at The Crown as I was attending a wedding about 10 miles away. The reception staff & breakfast team were very helpful, sorting out taxis with local firms for us & accommodating dietary requirements very well. However, while the bathroom was spacious & modern, the bedroom itself seemed old-fashioned (though perhaps it just wasn't to my taste!). The parking situation wasn't great; on arrival I had to park in the Pay & Display bays as the hotel's own, limited, spaces were full. This meant that I had to get up early to move my car / feed the meter again to avoid a ticket. The location was very good for Bawtry itself, just walking distance from shops, restaurants & bars but overall I felt that the two nights stay were overpriced! However, if cannot fault the staff!

  • Stayed August 2013
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Reviewed October 26, 2013 via mobile

I have stayed her many times, with family, friends, my other half and with children and each time the hotel and staff have been fantastic!

Rooms are well decorated and clean, any problems you may come across are dealt with quickly and efficiently! Room service is also a hit as when family was ill during one stay we all managed to eat restaurant food in our rooms! Perfect!

When needing a local hotel I won't choose anywhere else!

Stayed May 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed September 24, 2013

Had a meal with family last Friday. Little disappointed with the quality for the price. My wife asked for a side salad instead of chips and the waitress had to ask chef if this was ok. I asked for new potatoes instead of chips and again this was questions and chef would have to be asked. Why such an issue for a four star hotel?? Not really impressed for the price you pay with the lack of flexibility.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with family
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South Coast
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40 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed September 23, 2013

We stayed at the Crown Hotel in connection with a Wedding and were very impressed by everything about the venue and the way the staff all worked really hard to make everyones stay a pleasure.
We were able to check in early by phoning ahead and luckily no one had used our room the previous evening which was a bonus. The room was clean and of a good size with all the facilities you would need.
The public areas and the room for the wedding were all very nicely arranged and the food was fantastic, especially the breakfast which was full waiter/ress service.
Would definitely stay here again if the opportunity arose.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed September 22, 2013

stayed on 14th September room was booked as double although we were given a twin of course we called reception who advised us that there was no chance of changing the room and didn't offer us any form of compensation.I would describe the room as travel lodge standard we had 1 mug in our room which didn't really bother us as we didn't use them, but there should have been 2! you got wet just turning on the shower as you had to lean round a shower screen, so if you dont plan to wash your hair you are in trouble!
The breakfast was nice although the service was appalling, we were shown to our table and then left.. after 10 mins asked one of the waitresses who were stood chatting amongst themselves for a coffee, which took ages to arrive, were then left again and had to ask a waitress to take our order this level of service is terrible, the restaurant was by no means busy and the girls were just stood around chatting, very frustrating! wont be visiting again.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Derby, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed September 15, 2013

Bawtry is a very attractive small town and the Crown is situated at the heart of it. We had a family weekend there as part of a wedding and had a comfortable room and enjoyed excellent breakfasts. The shops, pubs and restaurants are all less than 5 minutes walk away.
The wedding and reception were in the hotel and the staff worked really hard to make it a success. The bar area is modern and serves good coffee. Real Ale is limited but the pub across the road has plenty.

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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed September 4, 2013

My husband surprised me with taking me to The Crown Hotel in Bawtry for valentines day. We ate there too couldn, t fault there dining system or the choice of food, we had breakfast loads of choice then had lunch which was excellent then dinner I was absolutely spoilt and loved every minute of it. Our room was beautiful too an amazing onsuite black toilet roll which i have never seen in my life, my husband was impressesd with the tv as it had his name subscribed at the top of it welcoming us to the hotel. We, ve been to quite a few hotels and was very impressed with this one definately will visit again.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about The Crown Hotel

Property: The Crown Hotel
Address: High Street, Bawtry DN10 6JW, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > South Yorkshire > Bawtry
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Bawtry
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Crown Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 76
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The four star Crown Hotel is located in chic and cosmopolitan Bawtry. The hotel has been transformed with a rustic and contemporary style, with 77 bedrooms including sumptuous executive bedrooms with mood lighting, photographic wallpaper and sunken beds. The Crown restaurant open all day offers a locally sourced menu including grills, fish, pasta and its famous sharing platters, whilst the bustling Crown bar also offers a fizz menu and has a great atmosphere with candle lit lanterns and music. Bawtry is also right on the hotel doorstep and is renowned for its independent boutique shopping, restaurants and wine bars. The Crown is the perfect location to stay while visiting Doncaster Racecourse, Keepmoat Stadium / Doncaster Rovers, Doncaster Dome or when flying from Robin Hood Airport just 3 miles away. ... more   less 
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Crown Hotel Doncaster
The Crown Hotel Bawtry, England

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