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The Crown Inn

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  • Excellent62%
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  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
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“secret escapes”(52 reviews)
“the pub”(93 reviews)
“separate block”(13 reviews)
Free Wifi
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Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
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3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

Stayed at the Crown for Sunday night into Monday for my husband's birthday. He chose it because it looked like a proper old fashioned coaching inn, and it did not disappoint. The bedroom was absolutely beautiful, very spacious and comfortable with a lovely bathroom, the...More

3  Thank sacha p
Response from Ted D, Manager at The Crown InnResponded 20 September 2017

Thank you so much Sacha p for such a lovely review. I'm glad your husband enjoyed his birthday getaway. I will pass on your kind words to the staff, hopefully your husband brings you back for your birthday! All the best from the team.

Reviewed 17 September 2017

Good service but let down by below par food and expensive prices. Three of us had a main course of pork belly and it was very chewy and no crackling. 6 pounds for a pint of draught beer is expensive for a country pub like...More

2  Thank nkhome
Response from Ted D, Manager at The Crown InnResponded 20 September 2017

Thank you nkhome for taking the time to review, I'm very disappointed to see you didn't enjoy your meals on your last visit. I will certainly raise these points with the Chef and hopefully we can rectify these issues. All the best from the team.

Reviewed 14 September 2017

Reception staff were very friendly and took us to our room. I have to say I was slightly concerned when I was conducted to what appeared to be a collection of attached wooden sheds tucked away from the Inn itself. However........ The room itself was...More

Thank suzanne s
Response from Ted D, Manager at The Crown InnResponded 20 September 2017

Thank you so much for your lovely review Suzanne S, I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Hopefully you come back and see us again. All the best from the team!

Reviewed 11 September 2017

My husband and I stayed one night as we were going to a party nearby. We didn't have lunch or dinner but we did stay for breakfast the next morning which was included in the room rate. The staff were perfectly friendly and the room...More

Thank SarahLouiseBowers
Response from Ted D, Manager at The Crown InnResponded 14 September 2017

Thank you SarahLouiseBowers for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. I'm glad the staff were welcoming and friendly, however I'm disappointed you didn't enjoy everything while you were here. I have taken note of your comments and will rectify these straight...More

Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

The Crown is close to Sonning and Reading and has a very good food and wine menu, not huge but all nicely prepared fresh meals. If want a drink from the bar be prepared for a long wait as there normally only seems to be...More

Thank julianmorse
Response from Ted D, Manager at The Crown InnResponded 14 September 2017

Thank you so much julianmorse, I'm glad you enjoyed your visit, hopefully we get to see you again soon! All the best from the team.

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Free Parking
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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US$169 - US$179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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US$169 - US$179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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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 the same - not aware of any in the traditional buildings."
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"Hotel ratings buttons did not work on this feedback"
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"The only real noise was the from the foxes and the dawn chorus!"
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"try to get a table in the old barn area!"
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