This former Georgian coaching inn located in the picturesque village of Great Chesterford, just off the M11 motorway, features a garden and free parking.

The comfortable rooms at The Crown House Hotel feature seating areas with flat screen TVs with free view and work desks. They also include hairdryers and tea/coffee-making facilities. Free WiFi is available to all guests.

A cooked full English breakfast is available at the property.

The Crown House is 2 miles from the market town of Saffron Walden. Great Chesterford Train Station is 200 yards away and has direct links to Cambridge and London Liverpool Street.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.7 for a two-person trip.

The Crown House Inn has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 4 Feb 2011.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.8)

Breakfast info

Full English/Irish

Free private parking available on-site


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-Historic building -Large Landscaped Gardens -Perfect for functions -Ground floor rooms -Wakes -Conferences -Weddings -Baby Showers -Parties -The Crown House is an excellent choice for travellers, a tranquil comfortable retreat. Well served by excellent travel links by road and rail. Popular with walkers, on The Icknield Way in a delightful Essex village. The Crown House is a non corporate, romantic hotel offering ensuite rooms, each with a flat screen TV . It easy to stay connected during your stay as free WIFI is offered to our guests. The hotel is nestled in beautiful grounds with comfortable outdoor furniture, in the gazebo or on the patio. Guests can enjoy sitting in the lounge, which is a popular choice among travellers visiting Great Chesterford. Room service is available,(chargeable) and you can order newspapers. For guests with a vehicle, we offer free on site parking. We do not serve evening meals. There are two pubs/restaurants in the village The Plough or The Crown and Thistle. We also have a delicatessen bakery serving snacks during the day, all a short walk away. We look forward to welcoming you to The Crown House!
The AA 4* rated Crown House Inn has a history of hospitality going back to King Charles II, rumored to have left his wife at Audley End, stopped off here to meet his friends before continuing on to Newmarket races. Easily accessible by both road and rail, situated in the village of Great Chesterford. We are close to the university city of Cambridge, National Trust properties of Ickworth, Anglesey Abbey, Wimpole Estate. Audley End, with its grounds, house tours and seasonal concerts and events is 3 miles away. We are also close to the medieval market town of Saffron Walden, with its street markets, historical walks, independent shops, mazes and restaurants. A small independently owned Inn, we are consistently highly reviewed for our friendly, helpful customer relationships. We are very proud of this grade II listed building with its history of famous guests, of secret tunnels and priest holes. The Crown House is perfect for getaways/corporate events. We love to share this historic building with our guests. Our breakfasts are also highly rated on review sites, we do not serve evening meals. Allergies catered for. Advance notice is appreciated.
This former Georgian fronted coaching inn located in the picturesque village of Great Chesterford, just off the M11 motorway, features a garden and free parking. Check in hours are from 2pm to 6pm, we are happy to arrange for check in outside these hours, please phone us as we are unable to process online bookings. The comfortable rooms at The Crown House Hotel all feature, en-suite bathrooms, seating areas with flat screen TVs with free view and work desks, hairdryers and tea/coffee-making facilities. Free WiFi is available to all guests. Our main building is the original 500 year old listed coaching Inn. Its history is apparent with the original beams, panelled room, hiding a priest hole, the rooms having the character that you would expect. The Old Stables is a more modern building , so we are able to offer a choice of room style. Our main values are comfortable beds, fabulous breakfast and we pride ourselves on our care of guests. We do not serve evening meals. There are two pubs in the village that serve evening meals. A cooked full English breakfast is available at the property. The Crown House is 2 miles from the historic market town of Saffron Walden
Language spoken: English
Property surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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What's nearby
  • Audley End House
    3.2 miles
  • Imperial War Museum
    3.2 miles
  • Imperial War Museum RAF Duxford
    3.5 miles
  • Wandlebury Country Park and Nature Reserve
    6.5 miles
  • Gog Magog Golf Club
    7.2 miles
  • Rosie Maternity Hospital
    7.9 miles
  • Addenbrooke's Hospital
    8 miles
  • School of Clinical Medicine, University of Cambridge
    8.1 miles
  • Homerton College
    8.8 miles
  • Nuffield Health, Cambridge Hospital
    9.2 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant The Plough
    0 miles
  • Restaurant The Crown and Thistle
    0.5 miles
  • Cafe/bar Days Bakery and Foodhall
    0.5 miles
Top attractions
  • University of Cambridge
    10.3 miles
  • Stansted Mountfitchet Station
    11.2 miles
Natural beauty
  • River Cam
    12.1 miles
Closest airports
  • Cambridge Airport
    10.2 miles
  • London Stansted Airport
    12.4 miles
  • London Luton Airport
    27.5 miles
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Facilities of The Crown House Inn
Bathroom
  • Towels
Bedroom
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
Outdoors
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Activities
  • Pub crawls
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking
  • Canoeing
  • Fishing
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Telephone
Food & Drink
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
Internet
WiFi is available in some hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not possible).
  • Accessible parking
  • Secured parking
Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • Business centre
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Room service
Safety & security
  • CCTV in common areas
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Fan
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
Languages spoken
  • English
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Check-in

15:00 - 18:00

Check-out

Until 11:00 hours

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Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

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Cot and extra bed policies

3 - 11 years
Extra bed upon request
£15 per child, per night

Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the room you choose. Please check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

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Smoking

Smoking is not allowed.

Parties

Parties/events are not allowed

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Driving Instructions: the Sat Nav may take you off the B1383, please do not turn off main road, please do not turn off this road. The Crown House Hotel is on the point where this road changes from The London Road to The Newmarket Road.

Please note that the restaurant in this property is now closed.

This property does not serve evening meals.

Please note that dogs can only be accommodated in the Superior Double or Twin Rooms and there are only 4 rooms that can accommodate dogs. Requests for dog-friendly rooms is subject to availability upon request.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service operating hours.

Spa and gym facilities at this property are unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

It is not possible to stay at this property for Coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

Please inform The Crown House Inn in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

FAQs about The Crown House Inn

  • Room options at The Crown House Inn include:

    • Twin
    • Double
    • Suite
    • Quadruple
    • Single

  • The prices at The Crown House Inn may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Check-in at The Crown House Inn is from 15:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • Guests staying at The Crown House Inn can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.5).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish

  • The Crown House Inn offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Pub crawls

  • The Crown House Inn is 550 yards from the centre of Great Chesterford.