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Reviews - The Crown & Horns

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Compton Road, , , East Ilsley, RG20 7LH
The Crown & Horns is a beautifully renovated and refurbished country inn nestled in the heart of West Berkshire's racing countryside with Newbury racecourse only 11 miles away. Our 11 individually designed en-suite rooms (from £55 per room per night) are clustered around a kitchen courtyard, and with roaring log fires, oak beams, lots of real ales and simple, fresh, locally sourced food, The Crown & Horns is the perfect stop over for business and leisure travellers. Didcot town centre is 8 miles, Newbury 10 miles and Oxford 23 miles from the Crown & Horns Inn. Free on-site parking is available and the A34/M4 motorway junction is a 3 minute drive away. We are open all day every day from 12 noon, and serve food 12-3(ish) and 6-10(ish), although we always have sandwiches, sharing platter and pizzas available if you get peckish through the afternoon! So whether it's Mum's birthday, your wedding anniversary or you just fancy a couple of pints with friends, you'll be well looked after. Each of our 11 en-suite rooms is individually designed providing the style, charm and comfort you'd expect at prices you wouldn't. Every bedroom has all the things you really need and none of the things you don't - a piping hot power shower (some with baths), professional hairdryer, sumptuous linen, flat screen TV, free WIFI and mugs of tea and coffee. The village of East Ilsley, which can be traced back to the Domesday Book, is situated in the North Wessex Downs, in Berkshire, England in an area of outstanding natural beauty just off The Ridgeway. The village was historically noted for its great Sheep Fairs, and more recently for its horse-racing connections.
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98% recommended this accommodation to a friend 98% would stay again
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COUNTRY RETREAT
Excellent accommodation, great location, good value for money, lovely food & very friendly service.

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RUTH G

From UK
Who stayed in July 2013

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A hidden gem.
As a frequent traveller in the UK it is refreshing when you come across an establishment like this with a group of people intent on making your stay a positive experience. A tranquil location, high quality accommodation and fantastic food all adds to the overall value-for-money package.
Highly recommended for both business and leisure stays.

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Steven M

From Huntingdon, UK
Who stayed in July 2013

Travelling alone

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Great country inn
Lovely place to stay. I stayed on business for a night on a hot summer evening and loved being able to work in the courtyard on the free wi-fi and enjoy the real ales and good gastropub food. Great choice of fish dishes. Room cosy and well decorated but on the courtyard and therefore some noise until the pub closes.

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M Pitts

From Wrexham, UK
Who stayed in July 2013

Travelling alone

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Excellent

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Kevin Weston

From Mold, UK
Who stayed in July 2013

Travelling alone

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Excellent

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Kevin Weston

From Mold, UK
Who stayed in June 2013

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Paul and Gemma
The Crown and Horns was excellent value for money. The staff made you feel welcome and valued and the manageress Kim ensured our stay was what you would expect from any quality hotel.
We will definitely return to the Crown and Horns when next in the area

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P FURNELL

From UK
Who stayed in June 2013

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Good food & accommodation
Rooms are clean.
Hot water takes a while to come through but shower is good.
Food is a little higher priced than surrounding area but this balances out with the accommodation being cheaper than elsewhere

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Peter E

From UK
Who stayed in June 2013

Travelling alone

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Excellent

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Kevin Weston

From Mold, UK
Who stayed in June 2013

Travelling alone

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smart traditional inn
Really welcoming place and staff couldn't do enough to help you. I accidentally left a mobile charger and they sent it on without delay.

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Steven f

From UK
Who stayed in June 2013

Travelling alone

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Good Clean Accomodation
Nice rooms and good food

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A Bolton

From Bolton, UK
Who stayed in June 2013

Travelling alone

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