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wigan
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17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Went last night with friends for the first time since the Crown became a Thai. The ambience is really nice, although it was very quiet for a Saturday night. Really good menu, service was probably a little slower than we would have expected for such a quiet night- but when it did arrive the food was really really good. Fresh,... More 

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1 Thank yellowdog555
Benson, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Was like being at a Thai restaurant in my own home. Salt and pepper squid was outstanding. Fantastically priced for the quality of food! After having a takeaway we intend on experiencing the same food delights at a table in the Crown. Whilst waiting for my Thai food I enjoyed a pint of Peroni, great pint, well looked after pipes!... More 

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3 Thank alexhugo201486
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

I stayed at The Crown Inn, Benson for 4 nights at the start of the month. I had such a wonderful stay, with myself and my partner. We had a lovely room with a comfy double bed. During our stay we were visiting the local area and some old friends. The location on the B&B is perfect there is a... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

I arrived and all looked well. However after a change out of business suit I went down to the bar for food only to be told that the chef had walked out with a bad back. It was only 20.20 and food is supposed to be served until 21.00. As a single female I did not want to venture out.... More 

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Llangammarch Wells, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

The Crown hotel has only one good point and that is the very helpful staff. It has just been refurbished or so we were told; if you call a lick of paint and a few new carpets you will understand our disappointment. Even the ceiling in the bathroom was covered in mildew and peeling.The electric heater in our room was... More 

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Southport, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 27 August 2016

We arrived at the property on a Monday at 1:15pm hoping for an early check-in (normally 2pm) but the whole place was shut! A member of staff arrived to 'do the lines' at 1:15pm and informed us that there is no food on Mondays so they do not open until 3pm. He did, however, advise us where we could get... More 

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2 Thank caty432
Wallingford, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2016

Went for Sunday lunch and was not disappointed. We were a party of 8 adults and 3 children and the friendly staff made us very welcome. The food was superb and plenty of it. We will definitely be going again.

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1 Thank quizers
OXFORDSHIRE
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28 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2016

This place has gone rapidly downhill since Tim & Germaine left in March 2016. Gone are the linen tablecloths and napkins to reveal tatty tables. Plastic sauce bottles and wrapped cutlery on table instead of being laid out or requested. Roast Sunday Lunch was a disappointment with soggy Yorkshire Pudding soaked with gravy. It used to be so good and... More 

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shrewsbury uk
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10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2016

We have just returned after a one night stay at The Crown Inn. The bed room was lovely and clean and a very comfy bed. We both had a lovely breakfast and will stay again. The owner and staff were very helpful and made the stay enjoyable

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London, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2016

A new manager has recently taken over this Inn and it has a friendly feel. Our room was fairly small, but well equipped; some improvements were required in the bathroom, but nothing serious. We did not have a very peaceful night, as they had a successful disco that did not finish until after 12.30 and then the traffic started before... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Crown Inn is a beuatiful village Inn whuch has been newly refurbished to a high standard with a restaurant specialising in fresh locally sourced ingredients, good British meals with a continental touch. We have boutique style all en-suite rooms recently receiving new showers and flooring. We have six rooms from a single to a triple family room and a king with a large bathroom. Our bar, terrace and garden are very popular with families. Dogs are welcome, with one of our guest rooms reserved for guests with dogs. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Crown Inn

Address: 52 High Street, Benson, Wallingford OX10 6RP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Wallingford > Benson
Price Range: $111 - $150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Crown Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Did not stay.”
 of 5 bubbles NIGEL927, 15 May 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the back would be quieter, as the Inn is right on the road.”
 of 5 bubbles JennyC299, 18 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Less traffic noise at rear. Listed building so probably not allowed to double or secondary glaze at the front - so there is some noise.”
 of 5 bubbles juandmike, 29 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Ask for one of their larger rooms!”
 of 5 bubbles I4495LHkatieb, 26 Jun 2015 | Read review
“As the main road is rather quiet, request a room on that side as the courtyard side could be rather noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles Rod194521, 10 Sep 2014 | Read review
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