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The Crown Hotel

07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is my fourth visit to The Crown and it appears this time the hotel has undergone a full full refurbishment. Decor spot on a lovely retro feel. Only downsides to our room were the housekeeping room was dusty and drawers had rubbish in them from a previous wedding party. Don't let this put you off its just an observation...

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Hall W, Manager at The Crown Hotel, responded to this review

We really appreciate your feedback; thank you for taking the trouble to post your review. We have taken your comments on board and do hope you will visit us again.

Ickenham
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Could not fault this hotel. Excellent value for money, staff were superb, room was lovely, clean and very comfortable. The food was amazing, although the pudding let down the meal as it was very small (spotted dick and custard). Breakfast was fit for a king with a delicious selection of pastries, cakes, cereals and fruit juices. Loads of toast and...

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Hall W, Manager at The Crown Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to post such a wonderful review on Trip Advisor. We are so pleased we delivered great hospitality and we look forward to seeing you soon.

Bakewell, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely bedroom awaited me at this hotel. Really nice decor, comfortable bed and great bathroom. Everything from the little bottles of shampoo to the hot chocolate sachets and tea were really good. I enjoyed the buzz of the bar and lounge area. I even took my laptop into the lounge to do some work. The hotel is in...

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Hall W, Manager at The Crown Hotel, responded to this review

We really appreciate your feedback; thank you for taking the trouble to post your review. We have taken your comments on board and do hope you will visit us again.

France
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Firstly, I have been to the Crown before and eaten very well. Also the staff are very good and enthusiastic. It's just that this time we had fish and chips and I wasn't greatly enamoured. The batter was a bit greasy and very dark in colour - I like to see a nice golden brown colour. The chips were quite...

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Hall W, Manager at The Crown Hotel, responded to this review

Please accept our apologies for giving you cause to post this review on Trip Advisor. We’d really like the chance to look into this matter further. We’d be very grateful if you could copy and paste your review, together with the Public House name and date of visit and email us at: guestfeedback@hall-woodhouse.co.uk

Blandford
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were invited to a function in the Sealy Suite so it made sense to stay overnight rather than face the long drive home. Our room was comfortable, with tea, coffee, biscuits etc and water, which is not always a given in hotels so a pleasant surprise. There was plenty to choose from for breakfast and it was all good....

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Camberley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Popped in for lunch with friends. The Crown Hotel is an imposing building and lovely inside. Staff are excellent and the food was lovely. This is a Hall & Woodhouse establishment and as such serves fantastic badger ale. Teas and Coffees are plentiful in choice, snacks and cream teas are nice too. You won't be disappointed here so pop in...

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Thank you so much for taking the time to post such a wonderful review on Trip Advisor. We are so pleased we delivered great hospitality and we look forward to seeing you soon.

Teddington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Keep it short and simple: • Conveniently situated right in the heart of town by the market. • Secure and extensive hotel parking (free). • Pleasant outdoor seating overlooking the river meadow, if the weather is nice • Extremely pleasant, helpful and friendly staff. • This Hotel was built in 1777 and after the refurbishments retains a wonderful Georgian feel,...

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Dorset, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Went in for Sunday lunch and sat in the bar area. The surroundings are lovely and fill you with hope for a classy dining experience but unfortunately we were a little disappointed. If sitting in the bar area you order at the bar which is fine but the staff are a little unresponsive and you are left waiting with not...

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We really appreciate your feedback; thank you for taking the trouble to post your review. We have taken your comments on board and do hope you will visit us again.

Bideford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Room very clean & comfortable,breakfast o.k not much of a selection of main meals in the restaurant,we reserved a specific table for dinner only to find it occupied when we arrived,a big downside for the hotel was the pub across the road,loud music very noisey crowd on the pavement shouting and generally noisey this went on until 2.clock in the...

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Yorkshire
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

A lovely hotel. Big room, lots of smellies, various teas and drinks on the room. Very comfortable. Free parking. Fab breakfasts. We ate in the restaurant the first night, taking advantage of the 'two courses for £12.95' offer. The choices were limited. Drinks expensive- it is a hotel. Dog friendly, which is great, but I was charged £10 per night...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about The Crown Hotel

Address: West Street | Dorset, Blandford Forum DT11 7AJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Blandford Forum
Price Range: RM361 - RM766 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Crown Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 31
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“Room 1 is opposite a pub, we were worried about the music, were assured the music would stop at a reasonable time and it did.”
FrancesLangton, 6 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for one with a river view”
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“Ask for a room at the back of the hotel”
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“Just stay here”
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“A room overlooking the main street could possibly be noisy from traffic but we were away from there and it was very quiet”
simonr181, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
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