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    The Crown & Thistle

    18 Bridge Street, Abingdon OX14 3HS, England
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    Overview
    • Excellent52%
    • Very good32%
    • Average10%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible3%
    Travellers talk about
    “roll top bath” (16 reviews)
    “car park” (28 reviews)
    “mini bar” (13 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The room was clean however, looking tired with decor, it was also very dark. Very small bathroom could not move!! Breakfast was very good lots of choice too. Waitress was very helpful. Did not eat Dinner there however it was clear they had updated the...More

    Thank souptonuts2015
    Response from OISite, General Manager at The Crown & ThistleResponded 1 week ago

    Hi souptonuts2015 Thanks for your review. We really appreciate your feedback on the room, we'll be sure to look into this. It sounds as though you enjoyed your breakfast and your service was good. Apologies about that particular member of bar staff - this is...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Myself and my wife had a fantastic time at the Crown and Thistle we had breakfast on both morning my wife had the traditional full English but I went for the Eggs Benedict as I don’t see it that often on menus Our room was...More

    1  Thank Justin C
    Response from OISite, General Manager at The Crown & ThistleResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi Justin C Thanks for taking the time to leave such a wonderful review. We're so delighted you and your Mrs enjoyed your stay for her Birthday treat. It sounds like you really treated her. We hope you'll be back for future occasions or just...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Hotel is centrally located within easy access of main thoroughfares although carpark is a bit tricky to find. My room was very nice and overlooked the main road but well soundproofed so no concerns there. Very good bar and restaurant areas serving good reasonably priced...More

    1  Thank MarkySparkyYorkshire
    Response from OISite, General Manager at The Crown & ThistleResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hi MarkySparkyYorkshire Thanks for the review. We're pleased you were a fan of your room and found the restaurant and bar to be good too. It sounds like your calzone was scrumptious. We look forward very much to your next visit. The Crown and Thistle...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    It is obvious that a lot of time and effort has been put into the fabric and theme of this hotel, but somehow it doesn't quite live up to expectations. The room was nicely decorated and clean but the toilet and shower area was challengingly...More

    Thank graham_swift1
    Response from OISite, General Manager at The Crown & ThistleResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hi Graham_swift1 Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We'll be sure to take on your feedback regarding the decor and the smaller bathroom - we hope this was mentioned to a member of staff at the time too. It's great to...More

    Reviewed 14 September 2017

    This hotel scores high for ye olde charm, I assume it was an old coaching inn with its cobbled courtyard and old wooden beams in places. There is a barn type of room for wedding receptions etc and a car park at the back. One...More

    Thank Prospero555
    Response from OISite, General Manager at The Crown & ThistleResponded 5 weeks ago

    Hi Prospero555 Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We really appreciate that you're aware of what we can and can't do as we are a listed building - therefore windows can't really be changed to double glazed. Unfortunately, this does mean...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$113 - US$189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 18
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    • Abingdon
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    elizabeth373
    5 September 2017|
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    Response from Goldens127 | Reviewed this property |
    There were lots of stairs and quite narrow corridors to the bedrooms, but there may be rooms on ground floor, not sure
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    louise12399
    30 July 2017|
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    Response from OISite | Property representative |
    Hi Cheryl, Our Parking facilities are located at the back of our Hotel and Restaurant.
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    Eclairhanc
    25 June 2017|
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    Response from OISite | Property representative |
    Our family rooms consist of a king size bed and a small sofa bed, therefore they are suitable for 2 adults and one child. Kind regards Caroline
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    "If you want a large bathroom do not choose Room 5"
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    "For a quiet night at the weekend avoid rooms overlooking the courtyard"
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    "just ask that they dont book you into Room 17 if you are a couple."
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    "Go elsewhere if you want a secure booking"
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