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Dss
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37 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked one night here following a tour of Adnams Brewery. The room was exceptional as we were upgraded to a premier suite with a separate lounge, huge bedroom containing a bath, plus a gorgeous en-suite shower room. The staff were very friendly and helpful, the evening meal was delicious and the breakfast was as good as you will get... More 

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Rye, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at the Crown recently for three nights: it was my second visit. It's a very comfortable hotel in a good location. The staff were friendly and helpful; the breakfasts were excellent. My room (no. 7) was slightly cramped, but with a spacious bathroom. The bed was very comfortable. There is no residents' lounge, but guests may use the... More 

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Great Bardfield
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30 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Quirky, characterful and comfortable suite on the top floor. Bathroom separated by a small private landing (not a problem because you get an extra loo just off the bedroom itself). Nice furnishings and view out onto the high street of this lovely unspoiled town. The only letdown was breakfast. We both had the full English and the ingredients weren't as... More 

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Retired, West Sussex
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58 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We used to stay at The Crown and The Swan some years ago for business and pleasure. We were in Suffolk for a weekend with family and decided to check if The Crown had any rooms available for the Sunday night, before travelling home to the South Coast. We were in luck and also got a very good discount. We... More 

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AdnamsSouthwold, Manager at The Crown, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your lovely review. More 

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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spent 4 nights here in secret quiet room 11 on the 2nd floor. Well appointed with superb bathroom and luxurious touches like the locally hand made wool carpet. Superb dining in the restaurant with friendly efficient managers Richard or Darren in charge. Hake with garlic risotto a highlight. Low season half board tariff represents great value. Will return soon

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AdnamsSouthwold, Manager at The Crown, responded to this review

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Perfectly located in the centre of Southwold High Street, this traditional style inn has been given a modern makeover in its guest rooms. The hotel and it's meals are slightly on the pricey side (but probably in keeping with the rest of the town). We had one evening meal during our two night stay, it was satisfactory but didn't blow... More 

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AdnamsSouthwold, Manager at The Crown, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay, we're all delighted you enjoyed your time with us and look forward to seeing you again. More 

London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We haven't been here for sometime after disappointing experience, it was much improved, the food was very good. Must try the Cashmere IPA while it lasts. Thanks to Alex and Ben for looking after us. We'll be back.

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AdnamsSouthwold, Manager at The Crown, responded to this review

Thank you so much for visiting us again, and we are so glad that this time was a much more enjoyable. More 

Loughborough, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

I wouldn't hesitate to recommend this hotel. We had a fabulous evening meal on arrival, the room was lovely and the breakfasts were outstanding. It is in a great location, right on the high street but with covered parking at the rear - which was very handy for loading the car in the pouring rain. Would definitely rebook.

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AdnamsSouthwold, Manager at The Crown, responded to this review

Thank you, we really appreciate your kind words. More 

Chelmsford
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19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

We have stayed at the crown on quite a few occasions and always been very happy with the whole experience. We have rebooked in December this year to make up for a slightly spoilt stay in September, the hotel and Adnams were very helpful and addressed our concerns very promptly and efficiently. We cannot recommend the hotel highly enough.

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Thank Hazel S
AdnamsSouthwold, Manager at The Crown, responded to this review

We are sorry for the issue in September, we hope you have a great stay as always in December. Thank you for your kind words. More 

Rochester, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Located in the main High Street it is perfect for exploring the wonderfully quaint town that is Southwold. Our room was at the end of a maze or corridors and stairs - didn't bother us, but people less able may find difficult. The room was clean and well furnished with lovely extras. Breakfast is included and there is an excellent... More 

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AdnamsSouthwold, Manager at The Crown, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words, please accept our apologies for the service you receieved. More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An exciting and intimate combination of small hotel, wine bar, pub and restaurant, Adnams Crown Hotel is always buzzing with a lively informality. The food is famously good and the wine list wonderful. You don't have to take our word for it - The Crown is an award winning hotel and was named Suffolk Dining Pub of the Year by the Good Pub Guide in 2013 and 2014. Situated on Southwold's High Street in Suffolk, The Crown is at the heart of activities, and just a few moments away from the seaside. Relax before lunch or dinner in our snug 'Back Bar' with a pint of Adnams famous beer. Free WiFi available throughout the hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Crown

Address: High St, Southwold IP18 6DP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Southwold
Price Range: £181 - £205 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Crown 4*
Number of rooms: 14
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“Room 4 is brilliant”
 of 5 bubbles RogerEJ, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“This is a very old hotel/inn and the stairs are very steep and narrow to negotiate to the bedrooms,”
 of 5 bubbles gillyandkeith, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Front is on the High Street so could potentially have some noise, we were at the back, it was quiet but not scenic.”
 of 5 bubbles JohnSt999, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 14 was charming and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles hazels693, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
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