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Boasting wonderful views across the Stour and Box river valleys, this privately owned inn is set on a hill in the picturesque village of Stoke-by-Nayland, on the Essex and Suffolk border.

With a passion for good service, food, wine and real ale, The Crown Inn offers a 2 AA Rosette award-winning restaurant. Using local produce, the kitchen prepares homemade food for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

With Colchester and Ipswich 15 minutes away, during your stay at The Crown Inn you can explore the wonderful surroundings, including the historic villages of Dedham, Lavenham, Kersey, Clare and Long Melford. The countryside is also ideal for walking and biking.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

The Crown Inn has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Apr 12, 2010

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)

Great Food: Meals here are highly recommended!

Breakfast Info

Full English/Irish

Free parking available at the hotel

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


Availability

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Room Type
Sleeps
 
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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.

4 reasons to choose The Crown Inn

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Is there a suitable room for me in a wheelchair/
    Our Standard Room 108 is a fully accessible room on the ground floor with a fully level wet room. Please book this room through us directly.
    Answered on December 18, 2020
  • Is there a kitchen in the room? I checked that the local shops/restaurants are quite far away?
    None of our rooms are equipped with Kitchens however there is a coffee machine in all rooms and a wonderful pub/restaurant on site.
    Answered on June 11, 2022
  • Do you accept small Dog - our cavalier is a gem
    Yes we accept dogs in most of our rooms
    Answered on May 28, 2022
  • Can I bring 1 dog
    Yes dependent on the room you book into
    Answered on May 28, 2022
  • hello I booked for my family from the 19th till 23rd. would you be able to provide us with a fan at least please?
    Yes, the rooms all have fans
    Answered on July 13, 2022
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Hotel area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
1 Restaurant On Site

    Restaurant

    Food: British

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Amenities of The Crown Inn
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Activities
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
Services
  • Pet bowls
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Baggage storage
  • Express check-in/out
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
General
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules The Crown Inn takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

3:00 PM - 11:30 PM

Check-out

6:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 4 years
Extra bed by request
Free
5 - 10 years
Extra bed by request
£20 per child, per night
11+ years
Extra bed by request
£30 per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

The maximum number of extra beds allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

Groups

When booking more than 4 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Solo American Express The Crown Inn accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

FAQs about The Crown Inn

  • The prices at The Crown Inn may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • The Crown Inn has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • The Crown Inn is 350 feet from the center of Stoke-by-Nayland.

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

    • Golf course (within 2 miles)

  • Room options at The Crown Inn include:

    • Double
    • Twin/Double

  • Check-in at The Crown Inn is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Guests staying at The Crown Inn can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.3).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish