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Reviews - Crown and Anchor

Self Classified Budget Hotel Ratings explained
545 king street Longton, Stoke on Trent, ST3 1HD
Situated in Longton the Crown and Anchor offers a no frills budget accomodation and is an ideal place to stay for business travellers with easy access to the M6, M1, A500 and A50 but with Alton Towers, Trentham Estates, The Potteries and Fenton Manor all close by is also a good location for leisure guests.

All of the bedrooms in this victorian building, which still boasts many of its original features, are located on the first and second floor and all come with ensuite bathrooms, TV with freeview and tea/coffee making facilities.

For football fans the hotel is situated just a 5 minutes drive from the Brittania stadium, home of Stoke City Football Club.

The hotel offers great value food served daily in its Sizzlers Steakhouse restaurant and bar. Breakfast is served daily with both cooked and lighter option available. Restaurant are 6pm-8:30pm, Monday to Saturday.
Breakfast is served Monday to Friday 7-9am and Saturday and Sunday 8-10am.


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Overall score Guest rating scores since February 2013 Customer recommendation
Guest Reviews Based on 187 reviews
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46% recommended this accommodation to a friend 49% would stay again
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You get what you pay for
Television broken (volume stuck on max). Light above bed not working only 1 light in room. Bed very uncomfortable. No hangers in wardrobe. Very thin blanket and cover on bed. Door wouldn't lock. Only paid a small amount for room and you certainly get what you pay for.

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C Pearce

From Liverpool, UK
Who stayed in January 2015

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As the owners have only acquired the hotel for a month I think it would be inappropriate to comment on the rooms as they have not had a lot of time to upgrade/renovate them. I believe that they will eventually get the standard they want and the hotel will become a hotel that has where people will be glad to return to. The staff were polite, very professional and knowledgeable, the receptionist could not do enough when asked where a certain place was, she went out of her way to get directions. The housemaids were very helpful and when asked for items for the room they went out of their way to assist,

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Allan Sheen

From Aberdeen, UK
Who stayed in January 2015

Family

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No better than a hostel
This place was the most run down and horrible place I've ever stayed. But the worst part was that I couldn't even get a good nights sleep as the mattress was completely shot and it felt like I was sleeping on bare springs to the extent that I was scraping myself on them any time I turned over!

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K Robinson

From Reading, UK
Who stayed in January 2015

Travelling alone

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Good value for money
If this is just a stop off then it is well worth the stay. Yes the whole place could do with a refresh but for what your paying you can't go wrong. It has a clean room with a squeaky bed and the shower did not work properly but overall would stay again if this was just a stop off

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ravi b

From London, UK
Who stayed in November 2014

Couple

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Disgusting "Hell Hole", dirty, rundown & everything you could ever dream up as a hotel nightmare. Do not pay any money in advance or contemplate stopping here. Laterooms you should be ashamed to advertise this place!!

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J Hopkinson

From UK
Who stayed in November 2014

With colleagues

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Cheap and cheerless
If you like architecture and history this building is for you. Beautiful bilding from yesteryear and no doubt full of memories. Unfortunately doesn't look like it has been updated or invested in since yesteryear. Rooms basic. Shower room miniscule. Cleanliness - no comment. Went down for breakfast in the morning and nobody had turned up to make breakfast so the night porter (who was very nice) had to turn us all away. A useful hotel for a stopover point but nothing more. Evening dinner cooked by a new cook - that was delicious and excellent value for money.

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Stephen G

From UK
Who stayed in November 2014

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Pretty Terrible
The room and particularly bathroom was dirty the beds were like camp beds. This was a cheap room at £38 but even then the level was not acceptable.

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Alan M

From Stirling, UK
Who stayed in November 2014

Couple

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great welcoming hotel

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rose wallace

From Launceston, UK
Who stayed in October 2014

Mixed group

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alton towers stay
the hotel was welcoming and convenient for alton towers theme park. exceptionally reasonably priced, but our room was a little grubby. the bedding was fresh and clean however.for one night it was fine, maybe not for a longer stay.we would book again if in the area, hopefully the carpets would be cleaner on our next trip. overall fine

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s cooper

From UK
Who stayed in October 2014

Family with teenage children

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The hotel was dirty and grubby, will definitely not stop again!!!!!

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Terry E

From Durham, UK
Who stayed in October 2014

Travelling alone

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