The Crown Inn

Playhatch, Oxfordshire

Double room

Double room

A cosy boutique country hotel in the heart of Oxfordshire, with charming rooms and a gastropub-style restaurant – includes breakfast and three-course dinner

Set in the picturesque Oxfordshire hamlet of Playhatch, this award-winning 16th-century inn blends historic charm with a distinctly modern twist in a boutique country escape that’s both rustic and refined. Spend your days soaking up the tranquil pastoral bliss with scenic country walks along the river, or take in some sights with a jaunt to nearby Henley-on-Thames to see the beautiful 16th-century Greys Court mansion.

Most people come to The Crown to sample its excellent gastropub-style restaurant, but to the rear of the building you’ll also discover 10 exquisitely styled en-suite guest bedrooms with large, comfortable beds – ideal for flopping down on after a satisfying dinner. Located in a separate, low-rise outbuilding, each of the chalet-style rooms has its own private entrance and outdoor terrace, creating a private, luxury bolthole from which to explore the surrounding countryside.

Simple, stylish and extremely tasteful, The Crown at Playhatch is a quintessential country escape where guests can be sure of the very highest standards of dining and accommodation from breakfast until bed. It won itself a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence.

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Set in the picturesque Oxfordshire hamlet of Playhatch, The Crown Inn makes for the quintessential country escape. Reading is two miles from the inn, whilst Henley is only a 15-minute drive away. The Chilterns are also within easy reach - a large portion of which has been designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

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