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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good36%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“sister hotel”(13 reviews)
“front bar”(6 reviews)
“high street”(27 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Suites
Bar/Lounge
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

prime spot, lovely old building, very nice ambience etc. Friendly receptionist, very comfortable bed. A few minor glitches though - tables full of empty glasses, breakfast staff not very freindly and bathroom needs some maintenance. Sea gulls very noisy but should expect that I supppose....More

Thank tiff66
Response from Daniel A, Manager at The CrownResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for sharing your review of The Crown following your recent stay. We are delighted to hear that you were welcomed warmly by our reception team and that you found the beds very comfortable. We will feedback to the breakfast team your comments to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I booked the Crown Hotel thru Booking.com Price was £205 night inc breakfast First impression wasn’t good It’s an old coach house type building Car parking is free at the rear of the hotel Reception on first floor Decor on entry is fairly plain and...More

Thank RaynBrown
Response from Daniel A, Manager at The CrownResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your feedback following your recent stay at The Crown. We are sorry to hear that you were not impressed with the exterior of The Crown. Being one of the 'Grand Dames' of Southwold, we enjoy a rich history and therefore we are...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Crown is in perfect position in the centre of town with good private parking. The rooms are decorated in modern style and are a good size. We had a superior double which was spacious and an excellent en suite with shower, bath and two...More

Thank eagleeyed2015
Response from Daniel A, Manager at The CrownResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for sharing your feedback of your recent visit to The Crown. It is great to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that your room was nice and spacious. Our menu tries to cater to everyone featuring some classic dishes like Fish &...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A return visit to this lovely town and The Crown . I enjoyed steamed sea bream with perfectly cooked vegetables. My companion had cod in beer batter , hand cut chips , minted mushy peas and some delicious homemade tartare sauce . The desserts were...More

Thank Scatty21
Response from Daniel A, Manager at The CrownResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your wonderful comments on the food that you enjoyed at The Crown - our Chef will be delighted to hear of your feedback. We hope that we have the pleasure of welcoming you back again in the near future. Best...More

Reviewed 10 July 2018

Had a very pleasant overnight stay at The Crown. The rooms are pricey but in my opinion worth it if you want a little bit of decadence. They are very tastefully decorated and beautifully clean. I chose a package deal with breakfast and evening meal...More

Thank 284annemarie
Response from Daniel A, Manager at The CrownResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your review; we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your birthday treat at The Crown. We are very glad to hear that you found our guestrooms to be beautifully clean and tastefully decorated. Our Dinner, Bed and Breakfast package...More

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GreenLeaders Silver level
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$224 - US$307 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$224 - US$307 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (59)
Room & Suite (36)
Dining (11)
Pool & Beach (1)
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Tracey O
28 December 2017|
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Response from Tim B | Reviewed this property |
Not obviously so but there is a back entrance so public rooms could be avoided
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29 October 2017|
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Response from Tim B | Reviewed this property |
yes and on site
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Mike B
21 October 2016|
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Response from Norman L | Reviewed this property |
There was in our room!!
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Room Tips
"Room no. 9 overlooks back of hotel. Fairly quiet apart from delivery vehicles. (i.e. milk van at 2.30am)."
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"Room 10 can be set up as a twin; is 2nd floor and quiet away from car park and kitchen"
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"Note - no ground floor rooms"
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"Room 4 linked lounge area; could be coupled with another room for a family suite. Rooms to front (3 and 4..."
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