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Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed here in Dec on a last minute booking. The welcome was warm and the room was clean and tidy. The locals in the bar were very friendly. I do try and stay in establishments like this to support them, as they have so much more to offer than the Corporate Hotel Chains. I will be back to stay again.Thank...

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Wallingford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Some friends had said that the takeaway Thai food was very good, so the family thought we would give it a go... I have spent 25 minutes on and off trying to ring through and no reply. There is only one phone number, and it wasn't engaged, it just rang out for a minute to a minute and a half...

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1Thank sam g
York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 December 2016

The manager was very welcoming and friendly. Carried bags to the room and clear fire instuctions and where to find him if needed through the night. Bar staff a bit thrown by our arrival, they didnt know what to do. Eventually got there when they said 'would you like a drink whilst waiting as the Manager has popped out and...

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Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Have eaten in the Thai restaurant recently with friends and have had a take away from the restaurant . On both occasions the food has been excellent. Very tasty, fresh and good value. The staff are very friendly and helpful.

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Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Went last night with friends for the first time since the Crown became a Thai. The ambience is really nice, although it was very quiet for a Saturday night. Really good menu, service was probably a little slower than we would have expected for such a quiet night- but when it did arrive the food was really really good. Fresh,...

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2Thank yellowdog555
Benson, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Was like being at a Thai restaurant in my own home. Salt and pepper squid was outstanding. Fantastically priced for the quality of food! After having a takeaway we intend on experiencing the same food delights at a table in the Crown. Whilst waiting for my Thai food I enjoyed a pint of Peroni, great pint, well looked after pipes!...

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Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

I stayed at The Crown Inn, Benson for 4 nights at the start of the month. I had such a wonderful stay, with myself and my partner. We had a lovely room with a comfy double bed. During our stay we were visiting the local area and some old friends. The location on the B&B is perfect there is a...

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2Thank Rebekah M
York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

I arrived and all looked well. However after a change out of business suit I went down to the bar for food only to be told that the chef had walked out with a bad back. It was only 20.20 and food is supposed to be served until 21.00. As a single female I did not want to venture out....

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1Thank Deborrrrrrah
Llangammarch Wells, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 September 2016

The Crown hotel has only one good point and that is the very helpful staff. It has just been refurbished or so we were told; if you call a lick of paint and a few new carpets you will understand our disappointment. Even the ceiling in the bathroom was covered in mildew and peeling.The electric heater in our room was...

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Southport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 August 2016

We arrived at the property on a Monday at 1:15pm hoping for an early check-in (normally 2pm) but the whole place was shut! A member of staff arrived to 'do the lines' at 1:15pm and informed us that there is no food on Mondays so they do not open until 3pm. He did, however, advise us where we could get...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Crown Inn is a beuatiful village Inn whuch has been newly refurbished to a high standard with a restaurant specialising in fresh locally sourced ingredients, good British meals with a continental touch. We have boutique style all en-suite rooms recently receiving new showers and flooring. We have six rooms from a single to a triple family room and a king with a large bathroom. Our bar, terrace and garden are very popular with families. Dogs are welcome, with one of our guest rooms reserved for guests with dogs. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Crown Inn

Address: 52 High Street, Benson, Wallingford OX10 6RP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Wallingford > Benson
Price Range: €81 - €107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Crown Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Did not stay.”
 of 5 bubbles NIGEL927, 15 May 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the back would be quieter, as the Inn is right on the road.”
 of 5 bubbles JennyC299, 18 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Less traffic noise at rear. Listed building so probably not allowed to double or secondary glaze at the front - so there is some noise.”
 of 5 bubbles juandmike, 29 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Ask for one of their larger rooms!”
 of 5 bubbles I4495LHkatieb, 26 Jun 2015 | Read review
“As the main road is rather quiet, request a room on that side as the courtyard side could be rather noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles Rod194521, 10 Sep 2014 | Read review
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