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The Crown Inn

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Certificate of Excellence
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  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“the pub”(30 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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4 Star Hotel
A thatched 16th century traditional country inn located in the picturesque village of Marnhull & right in the heart of Thomas Hardy country! Steeped in history, with beautiful Dorset scenery, a warm welcoming atmosphere, luxury accommodation, award winning Dorset brewed Hall & Woodhouse...
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Crown Road, Marnhull, Sturminster Newton DT10 1LN, England
24.4 miles to Bournebouth Intl Airport
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1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A charming thatched pub situated deep in the Dorset countryside and staffed by an extremely helpful and cheerful team. Excellent choice of breakfast provided, but the thin and dry gammon steak dished up in the evening was probably not the kitchen’s best effort. The building...More

1  Thank Anglosearcher
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I visited this pub last year for a Sunday carvary, Having chosen the three meet option we had so much meet and veg we vowed if we returned we would go small. The meets were well cooked and there was a good...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were recommended here to stay overnight for a local house warming. Friendly welcome, after a long (hot) drive. Room was spot on, though the shower was a little temperamental. We didn't sample the restaurant in the evening but the breakfast on the Sunday morning...More

1  Thank Weloveskye
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here on our first night, after a long journey, to begin a weeks holiday in Dorset. We hadn’t booked, so it was very busy on a Friday night (always a good sign), but the friendly staff managed to get us a table. We...More

1  Thank guidinglight
Reviewed 10 June 2018

We really enjoyed our overnight stay here, the inn has lots of character. We stayed in a room with a double, a single and 2 large sofa beds, plenty of space for 5 of us. Downstairs, there was a lounge area and easy access to...More

1  Thank alik402015
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A thatched 16th century traditional country inn located in the picturesque village of Marnhull & right in the heart of Thomas Hardy country! Steeped in history, with beautiful Dorset scenery, a warm ...More welcoming atmosphere, luxury accommodation, award winning Dorset brewed Hall & Woodhouse Badger ales & great home cooked food served all day! Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair access
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites
Hotel class
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites
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dacmeyrick
10 December 2016|
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Response from GillDarren | Reviewed this property |
Not sure rooms seem to be on the 1st floor the room we had did have wooden floors, so perhaps they may allow it , they are permitted in the bar area and garden. We really enjoyed it there , food amazing and service 110%
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BSHRoW
1 March 2016|
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Response from Rob M | Reviewed this property |
The roomer had was a double and a single.
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stuartsomerset
16 January 2015|
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Response from SR-SHZJ | Reviewed this property |
I don't know for sure, but the folks who run the place seemed genuinely keen to help wherever possible, so just give them a call. I suspect if they can be flexible, they will be.
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