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The Shaven Crown

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08/05/2017 09/05/2017
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Newtownabbey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an excellent hotel which is dog friendly. Dogs allowed in bedrooms as well as the bar. Rooms are very comfortable with all essentials needed for a comfortable stay. It's a family run hotel and everyone, but especially the dogs, are made very welcome. The food in the restaurant is excellent and would hold its own against more upmarket...

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Phil R, Owner at The Shaven Crown, responded to this review

Dear Joby135, Thank you for your fantastic review. I am really pleased you enjoyed our food. I will make sure your comments will be passed onto the kitchen. I hope the rest of your holiday was wonderful too. Kind regards, Evelyn

Epsom, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent two nights at this lovely hotel (to us a Jewel in the Crown). Evelyn and Phil were brilliant hosts. Food and the room were excellent. We would highly recommend this historic place and hope to return in the near future.

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Phil R, Owner at The Shaven Crown, responded to this review

Dear brillpam, Thank you for your super review. It was really nice getting to know you and i do hope you will be back again very soon. Kind regards, Evelyn

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My sister and dog Sooty just spent a wonderful 3 night stay in this hotel steeped in history. The hosts couldn't have been more welcoming especially Evelyn whose customer service is 2nd to none. The food both breakfasts and dinner were quality and beautifully presented. Would highly recommend, both humans and especially Sooty could not fault the place and would...

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Phil R, Owner at The Shaven Crown, responded to this review

Dear Nikkijp, Thank you for your rather splendid review! I am really pleased you had a lovely time with us. Sooty is just a sweetheart and we are really looking forward to welcoming him, and you of course, again soon. Kind regards, Evelyn

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hostess was extremely jovial , helped me out with flowers & bubbly for my wife`s birthday. Extremely nice meal in comfortable surroundings. Loved the location & the owners are working hard to restore it to glory ! A little disappointed with breakfast (compared to the highly recommmended rest of stay); couldnt find a salt cellar with any salt in it,...

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Phil R, Owner at The Shaven Crown, responded to this review

Dear Andy W, Thank you for your 5 star review! I am pleased you enjoyed your stay but i am very sorry you do not rate our breakfast as high. I shall certainly take your comments on board. Kind regards, Evelyn

Reviewed 14 March 2017

Beautiful hotel and a really comfortable room, we enjoyed our weekend stay and so did our dog Bella who was thoroughly spoilt by the wonderful owners , lovely meal as well as breakfast and we would highly recommend.

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Phil R, Owner at The Shaven Crown, responded to this review

Dear Kelly M, Thank you so much for your lovely review. It pleases me to no end that you enjoyed our food and your weekend. Bella is a sweetie and i hope she, and you of course, will be back to visit us soon. Kind regards, Evelyn

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

The staff couldn't have been anymore accommodating and attentive. If anyone is staying in, looking to stay or casually passing by, I couldn't recommend this place any higher than I do now Little gem in the countryside

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Phil R, Owner at The Shaven Crown, responded to this review

Dear BernieBrown, Wow Thank you! Would love to welcome you again soon to our little corner of the world. Kind regards, Evelyn

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for a night on the drive up to Harrogate, this would have to be situated in one of the most beautiful parts of the world. The Shaven Crown is beautifully presented, the rooms are well appointed, exceptionally clean and retain an authenticity. The bar and dining room is very cosy and the meals we had served for dinner...

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Phil R, Owner at The Shaven Crown, responded to this review

Dear kylebarratt, Many thanks for your lovely review. You wouldn't believe it but it is actually a 14th Century Inn and the Church is a century older. They new how to build in those days!! I am really happy enjoyed your stay and would love to welcome again in the future. Kind regards, Evelyn

Oxfordshire
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Six of us met up at The Shaven Crown last night. None of us had been there for a long time. We had read a really good write up in the local Oxford Times so decided to try it. The food was really excellent. Each course that I had was excellent. The scallops were cooked to perfection. We all loved...

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Phil R, Owner at The Shaven Crown, responded to this review

Dear joodeoxfordshire, Thank you for your brilliant review. I am so pleased you enjoyed your meal and our little speck on the map. I really so hope you will come and visit us again very soon. If you have a dog please do bring it and he/she will get the blanket too! Kind regards, Evelyn

Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 March 2017

A large family party including three generations assembled for a Sunday lunch to celebrate a birthday and it all worked our perfectly. We gathered in the bar which we had to ourselves so there was plenty of room to spread out. The service was really friendly and very efficient and the meal, again in a room to ourselves, was very...

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Phil R, Owner at The Shaven Crown, responded to this review

Dear Polyolbion A, Thank you for your review. I am so pleased you enjoyed your lunch and your time with us. I am looking forward to seeing you again in the Summer time. Kind regards, Evelyn

Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 25 February 2017

It is difficult to know quite WHERE to place this small "review" as we had actually only called in to ask if they would mind us leaving our car in their parking lot while we viewed a flat for sale nearby (and also to ask if they could tell us WHERE the flat we were searching for was located!) The...

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Phil R, Owner at The Shaven Crown, responded to this review

Dear barbararitchie, What a lovely review. Thank you. I would love to welcome you again soon and goodluck with the house hunting. Kind regards, Evelyn

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
IMPORTANT MESSAGE Sadly, due to serious water ingress to our restaurant and kitchen, we are unable to provide food until further notice. Work commences on 26th April and is expected to take up to two months. The good news is the bar and bedrooms are unaffected and will operate as usual and we will be able to provide overnight guests with a continental breakfast. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause and thank you wholeheartedly for your continued support. Phil & Evelyn Roberts The Shaven Crown Hotel, which is situated in the heart of the Cotswolds, re-opened September 2014 after extensive refurbishment. The Hotel is one of the oldest inns in England and oozes character and atmosphere as well as lashings of Cotswolds charm. You will usually find a roaring log fire to welcome you in the Grand Hall and can guarantee an equally warm welcome from the staff. We have a an excellent restaurant, serving the highest quality locally sourced produce, a bar, which is open all day, and seven beautifully appointed en-suite bedrooms. Our basic room, The Crown Room, has new furnishings, however the en-suite and carpet are yet to be updated. We look forward to seeing you soon! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Shaven Crown

Address: High Street, Shipton under Wychwood OX7 6BA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Shipton under Wychwood
Price Range: RM510 - RM701 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Shaven Crown 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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