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    The Crown Inn

    Foxhill Lane | Playhatch Nr Reading, Playhatch RG4 9QN, England
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    2017-08-06 2017-08-07
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    Overview
    • Excellent62%
    • Very good27%
    • Average7%
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    “the pub” (82 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Wheelchair Access
    Pool
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 610 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    This was our second visit and it was as good as the last time when we came in December, it was nice that the receptionist ( Sara) recognised us as we walked in, very observant .We used a Secret escapes Dinner, bed and breakfast deal...More

    Thank Larryp44
    Response from Ted D, Manager at The Crown InnResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you Larryp44 for taking the time to review your second visit with us, so glad you enjoyed everything and that Sara looked after you. Hopefully we get to see you again for your third stay. All the best from the team.

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Visited this restaurant before and the standard always the same....good value and friendly service. Steak pie excellent as was fish and chips, though batter had gone a bit soggy. One niggle was the barman seeming to more interested in talking to staff eating at the...More

    2  Thank exhotelier1942
    Response from Ted D, Manager at The Crown InnResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent lunch with us. I will certainly look into the points you have raised to ensure they don't get repeated. All the best from the team.

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We popped into here for lunch and to check the place out for a family function - it was ideal. Lunch was excellent and reasonably priced and the function rooms are perfect with ample parking and easy disabled access. The pub/restaurant is tastefully decorated and...More

    Thank broadside
    Response from Ted D, Manager at The Crown InnResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you so much for reviewing your recent lunch with us. I'm pleased that you enjoyed everything, hopefully we get to see you again soon. All the best from the team.

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    My husband and I recently stayed here for a random break. The hotel/pub is really lovely, great staff and very clean. We enjoyed a delicious dinner with great portions & lovely staff serving us. The rooms were spacious and modern. Our only criticism was the...More

    Thank Emily W
    Response from Ted D, Manager at The Crown InnResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you Emily W, I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. My apologies about the breakfast being cold! Hopefully we get to make up for it on your next visit. All the best from the team.

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    This is a little gem. The food is excellent , with a great South African lilt, great portions and enough choice, the excellent service and character , great atmosphere , relaxed , modern and comfortable. The accommodation is good but needs a few little things...More

    1  Thank Loubyloo156
    Response from Ted D, Manager at The Crown InnResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you so much for your kind review Loubyloo156, I'm glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for marking the areas of improvement, we will certainly look into these and see what we can do. Hope to see you again soon, All the...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$152 - US$163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 10
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    • Playhatch
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    Donna P
    14 March 2017|
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    Response from Linda W | Reviewed this property |
    Yes there is. At the front and back
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    Sue B
    12 March 2017|
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    Response from Ted D | Property representative |
    Reading and Sonning would be the closest - but a lot in very close proximity to us. Type in RG4 9QN into google maps and the type golf courses for the complete list. Hope this helps
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    Pam H
    20 July 2016|
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    Response from annjulied2016 | Reviewed this property |
    All the bedrooms are ground level.
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    "all rooms are great."
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    "just 10 single storey rooms in a row , slightly away from the pub, all with the same outlook onto grass and..."
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