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Crown House Hotel


4.5/5 from 8 Reviews

100% Would Recommend


  • Wi-fi
  • Parking
  • Room service
  • Bar
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Crown House Hotel

(8 Guest Reviews)

Guest Ratings

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Review Summary

  • Rooms 4.5
  • Value 4.6
  • Friendliness 4.8
  • Cleanliness 4.6
  • Facilities 4.4
  • Service 4.8
  • Location 4.8

Review Overall Rating

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Crown House Hotel Information


-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.

Cleaning and safety

  • Professionally cleaned
  • Disinfected between stays
  • Hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing
  • High-touch surfaces disinfected
  • Linens washed above 60°C/140°F
  • Mattress and pillow protectors
  • Washable duvet covers
  • Masks for guests
  • Staggered check-in
  • Reduced occupancy
  • Common area doors left open
  • Request no staff entry to room
  • First aid kit
  • Staff trained in safety protocol
  • Socially distanced dining
  • Sanitised tableware


  • Bar
  • BBQ/Picnic area
  • Free WiFi internet
  • Lounge
  • Room service
  • Wakeup call
  • Weddings & private parties
  • Bike lock-up
  • Cleaning service
  • Newspaper service
  • Plug adapters
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Breakfast lounge
  • Housekeeping - daily
  • Express check in
  • Express check out
  • Designated smoking area
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Breakfast served in restaurant
  • Breakfast in the room/unit


  • On-site parking
  • Free parking
  • Secure parking
  • Accessible parking
  • Private parking

Children's Facilities

  • Children's books, videos, games
  • Highchairs

Business Facilities

  • Business facilities
  • Desk working station
  • Meeting rooms
  • Photocopying
  • Printing
  • Conference & events


  • Cooked breakfast
  • Breakfast
  • English/Irish breakfast
  • Healthy breakfast
  • Vegetarian options
  • Vegan options
  • Gluten-free options
  • Kosher options
  • Halal options
  • To-go breakfast

Activities and Experiences

  • Bird watching
  • Boating
  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Horse racing
  • Horse riding
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain biking
  • Art galleries & museums
  • Shopping
  • Antiques & fairs
  • Theatre
  • Walking
  • Wine tasting
  • Arts & crafts
  • Cinema
  • Concerts, music
  • History/science museums
  • Hunting
  • Pub crawl
  • Retreat
  • Team building
  • Train spotting
  • Wild life
  • Hiking


  • Check in
    15:00 18:00
  • Check out
  • Child Policy
    No preference
  • Smoking Policy
    No smoking
  • Parties Allowed
    Parties not allowed
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  • Train from Great Chesterford station (0.3 miles)

    Trains connecting to Liverpool street London within 1 hour or Cambridge city centre in 15 minutes

    And easy Access to the M11/A11.

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