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The Crown Inn

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Wantage, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had a family party on Sunday and enjoyed an excellent carvery. Good sized car park that was pretty full on arrival and when we left completely full, so to be on the safe side, always book. Met by very friendly staff and escorted to our table. By 1300 hours the place was buzzing and obviously very popular for the venue...

Thank Nigel G
Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our first time to the area with our friends for a 3 night stay at The Crown Inn in Playhatch & what a great choice. The rooms are seperate to the Inn and were lovely, proper size tv, huge walk in shower, the best we have ever had I have to say, comfy bed & the rooms were very warm....

Thank Mimwas
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

What a fantastic gem in the countryside we found. The rooms were very clean and looked great and are far enough away from the bar to not hear anything but birds singing. The restaurant meal was absolutely fantastic, from starter to dessert we were impressed and left wanting to come back for more. The steak was cooked perfectly and was...

Thank C1ough
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We booked in for one night dinner bed and breakfast. We were met by charming staff who looked after us very well. The place is as lovely as it looks on the photographs. Our room was very nice and comfortable and our meal was excellent. Lots of choice and some interesting South African dishes. I had a Bobotie, a mince...

Thank Fred S
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I we're looking for a night away and were delighted with our stay here. It is a lovely old Inn and the staff are brilliant. The rooms are clean, pleasant and have very modern ensuite. They are separate from the main building which is good as there were guests sitting outside having a cigarette and drinking and...

2Thank Aljo70
Swindon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked a stay at The Crown for our anniversary. Booked with secret escapes for DB&B and got a very good price. Emailed before arriving and got a response. Arriving at The Crown was greeting by a lovely lady who showed us to our room and informed us of our dinner choice. Everything off the menu with a surcharge for fillet...

Thank joannabmireson1980
Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank you for a wonderful stay, the room was quiet the food great quality and the staff were superb. We will certainly come back when we are in the area. What else can I say about a superb hotel. Many thanks

Thank doyoukeepatroshin
Suffolk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very pleasant two night stay at the Crown Inn. The room was comfortable, clean and well furnished. Good size bathroom and shower. Rooms are in a block in the garden to the rear of the inn away from the road and the main buildings so are nice and quiet. Food is excellent with a good choice on the menu and...

Thank Trevor W
Wokingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very well appointed pub with all the appeal of oak beams and stone flag flooring. We were here for a family get together with 11 of us attending. We were seated in the barn area of the pub which is the banqueting section, situated in, yes, you guessed it, the old barn attached to the pub. This...

1Thank Neil D
Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Would have had 5 stars but was very disappointed with the trimmings that came with my £25 Fillet Steak! I understand that Sunday is a carvery day but if you offer the rest of the menu then it should be spot on. the garnish was wilted rocket with a few sprigs of red onion on top a sad very small...

Thank Edith H

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Crown is a 17th Century country inn with an excellent restaurant close to Reading and Henley on Thames. Set within the grounds of the Crown, the well appointed contemporary rooms offer a relaxing and peaceful nights sleep with the added advantage of an excellent renowned restaurant and bar just a few steps away. All rooms have full en-suite facilities and large flat screen televisions. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Crown Inn

Address: Foxhill Lane | Playhatch Nr Reading, Playhatch RG4 9QN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Playhatch
Price Range: ₹ 9,394 - ₹ 10,129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Crown Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Only used the restaurant but everything looked good”
 of 5 bubbles NigelG35, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms are very similar in a one story building at the rear of the pub/restaurant.”
 of 5 bubbles 574FredS574, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Did not stay”
 of 5 bubbles 520neildd, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms are in a separate block away from the hotel, so no preference.”
 of 5 bubbles greybhoy, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Only six to eight rooms all equal status warm and inviting”
 of 5 bubbles Powell8, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
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