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Crown & Crossed Swords

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

On arrival everything appeared well with friendly bar-lady handing over keys. However, on entering my room I discovered it had not been vacuum cleaned. There were socks, worn tights and about £20 in coins in a drawer, a worn plaster in the shower tray, hair on the sink and the tooth brush glasses on the sink still had tooth paste... More 

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Addlestone, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 October 2016

The rooms are clean and comfortable, but in need of updating. All of the rooms are upstairs. There is a nice restaurant and the full English breakfast is very nice. We also stayed for Sunday lunch, which was very nice and reasonably priced. There is a very friendly bar, where you can meet lots of the local friendly people. The... More 

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Castleside, England, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We often pop in here for sunday lunch or night time meal. Called today a bit late on, so the staff asked if we could be served and were told yes. We quickly chose our lunch and sat with a drink. One of the staff had her mobile in her hand texting 'lads' as i over heard 90% of the... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

We booked here as we'd travelled up from Stoke on trent for a friend's wedding. First impressions were that it was a bit shabby, but the room was clean. All the staff were very friendly and went above and beyond to make us Welcome. The lunch and breakfast were brilliant. For the price we paid could not fault this place... More 

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 July 2016

We stayed here for one night whilst cycling the C2C. Whilst first impressions are not great, don't let that out you off. The room was fine, loads of room and warm with a comfy 4 poster bed. The bathroom could do with a shower and the rooms are a bit tired but for the price it was fine. The evening... More 

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2 Thank tracymeakin
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4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 12 April 2016

Two of us had Sunday Lunch here on 10th April. Have used this pub many timed in the past for tea and also used the bar a good few times. Anyway - Sunday lunch - wife had the beef which she said was lovely, I had the pork which was fine. There were a couple of issues though. Sunday Lunches... More 

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1 Thank Ian J
Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
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14 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 7 April 2016

it was an emergency booking and we thought it would be ok. On arrival, I couldn't believe the state of the carpet in the entrance from the car park. The bar area was incredibly filthy- we stayed for a drink but went into the car park and booked another place. This place is possibly the dirtiest I've been in. My... More 

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Consett, United Kingdom
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14 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 29 February 2016

Popped here for a leisurely tea. Was very nice. Plenty of choice on the food menu all reasonably priced. There are also some specials on the board. Food is cooked to order. Portion sizes are good, food is fresh and hot and the staff are friendly. There isn't a wine list as such any you just get what's available. All... More 

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2 Thank Michelle P
Buxton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 23 February 2016

I have stayed many times at the Crown mostly a couple of nights several times a year I am always made very welcome great food bedroom I usually have room 10 because I like big bath, basic but very comfortable and well worth price of £ 30 night plenty car parking very friendly bar the cleaners have worked there many... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
Reviewed 11 February 2016

Restaurant is pleasant although no disabled access, (steps into the eating area). Food good value, Sunday lunch very nice, although pays to get there early as they sometimes run out of food or some items of food. Staff friendly and helpful. I will go back soon.

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Crown & Crossed Swords

Address: Front Street, Shotley Bridge DH8 0HU, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Durham > Shotley Bridge
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“I would not revisit unless they had a proper refurbishment”
  • Communal bathroom
  • Plaster from a finger in shower tray.
  • Hair and dirty glasses
 of 5 bubbles 779darren, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We stayed at the front on the first floor, with a pleasant view and overlooking the road, the road was very quiet at night.”
 of 5 bubbles 890valeriet, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“4poster room 5”
 of 5 bubbles alansS4542RF, 23 Feb 2016 | Read review
“we had the four poster bedroom at the front, great for us”
 of 5 bubbles lorraineh64, 5 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Ask on booking, what facilities does each room have, some have shared bathrooms. No.5 has its own en-suite.”
 of 5 bubbles 151Mike151, 14 Oct 2015 | Read review
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