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The Crown & Castle

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Overview
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Suites
Bar/Lounge
5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We stayed two nights in this hotel. Our room was spotlessly clean, cosy and comfortable and everything worked well, we looked out on the castle. Very nice bathroom. The food in the restaurant was very good and on both evenings the restaurant was completely full....More

Thank multitrippers
Response from Props3, Owner at The Crown & CastleResponded today

Thank you very much for your nice review. We are glad you enjoyed the comfort and cleanliness, not to mention food and service. You are right, Orford is very pretty and the walking is wonderful. Thank you again and we hope to welcome you back...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Out first trip to the Crown & Castle since Ruth and her husband sold their interest to the TA Group and nothing has really changed. Tim S still manages the place and the staff are still amazingly friendly. Reassuringly there are still the little notes...More

Thank PJD12345
Response from Props3, Owner at The Crown & CastleResponded today

Thank you very much for your review. It is nice to hear from regular clients after the change of ownership. We are glad you found little had changed, which is how we wanted it to be. Yes, the outside paintwork does need attention and is...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice Friendly Pub Lunch, excellent Location, eating outside and inside. Very good service, Good Food and great value for money. What a chill out place to be on a sunday afternoon. Parking at rear, great views

Thank gilliansawyer64
Response from Props3, Owner at The Crown & CastleResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your nice words but we're not sure you have the right place as we're not very near Harwich and don't serve lunch outside on Sundays. Please confirm!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Holidaying in Orford is great especially because of the Crown & Castle restaurant. We have never stayed here but eaten here many times. We have never been disappointed the food and service are just superb. We would highly recommend this place and cannot wait to...More

Thank Julie R
Response from Props3, Owner at The Crown & CastleResponded 2 weeks ago

Please do stay next time as our rooms are as good as the food you have so kindly praised. It does make for a very relaxing experience, being able to trundle off to bed after a good dinner, without a combustion engine being involved! Thank...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our stay at the Crown and Castle in Orford certainly came up to expectations. It is a very comfortable and relaxing place to stay. Our room was spotlessly clean, bed linen was so soft. The staff are very attentive and it’s the little things that...More

Thank 563susie
Response from Props3, Owner at The Crown & CastleResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much indeed for your 5-star recommendation. We really appreciate all your positive comments about the room and its facilities, breakfast and dinner. Oh, and those rather important people, our lovely staff. Thank you again and we hope to welcome you back soon.

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
US$204 - US$263 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$204 - US$263 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Traveller (120)
Room & Suite (56)
Dining (17)
Pool & Beach (1)
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grubgobbler
7 March 2018|
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Response from Props3 | Property representative |
Hello, there are five dedicated Garden rooms that are dog-friendly but dogs are not allowed in any other rooms. Whike this is absolutely the case, just mention your wife's allergy on booking (phone 01394 450205) and we will... More
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Christine W
3 September 2016|
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Response from Tedsterlondon_UK | Reviewed this property |
Yes! They have dog friendly rooms and a table in the bar area where the dog can sit with you while you eat.
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Brian B
14 January 2015|
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Response from Brian B | Reviewed this property |
Near Woodbridge, not Woodford. Sorry if I got you on the wrong map.
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Room Tips
"Garden rooms situated in the hotel grounds were quiet and very comfortable"
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"Get a room on the main building with a view."
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"Rooms at the front can be noisy"
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"I believe there is accommodation in the main building, but I can only vouch for my room which was very good"
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