The Crown and Thistle

Grade II listed historic coaching inn in Abingdon on Thames

Member since June 2019

1 to 14 night stays
From £55 pppn for a 14 night stay
to £75 pppn
£55 per night for a 14 night stay
to £75 per night
for a 1 night stay

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With a history dating back to 1605, The Crown & Thistle is a Grade II listed coaching inn comprising three individual buildings clustered around a cobbled courtyard, framed by 200-year-old wisteria. Sympathetically designed, many of the buildings' original features such as timber beams, open brickwork, and window frames that aren't square remain throughout.

  • Locally renowned restaurant & bar
  • Individually decorated bedrooms
  • Located in the centre of Abingdon
  • Original features throughout
  • Private cobbled courtyard
  • Perfect for visiting Oxford
  • Minutes from the River Thames

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Luxury Escape - Double Room

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Stay in a Double room and receive:

  • A welcome drink each in the bar on arrival (approximate value £4.95 pp)  
  •  Dinner for two on the first evening in the restaurant from the a la carte menu (£50 per couple allowance)
  • Full breakfast for two daily
  • Complimentary noon late check out (value £15)  

1 night stay

Package Price: £75 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £150 per room

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  • Saturday night premium of £17.50 per person£35 per room will apply

2 night stay

Package Price: £135 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £270 per room

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3 night stay

Package Price: £195 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £390 per room

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4 night stay

Package Price: £255 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £510 per room

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5 night stay

Package Price: £315 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £630 per room

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6 night stay

Package Price: £367.50 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £735 per room

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7 night stay

Package Price: £437.50 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £875 per room

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8 night stay

Package Price: £490 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £980 per room

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9 night stay

Package Price: £550 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £1,100 per room

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10 night stay

Package Price: £610 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £1,220 per room

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11 night stay

Package Price: £670 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £1,340 per room

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12 night stay

Package Price: £730 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £1,460 per room

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13 night stay

Package Price: £782.50 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £1,565 per room

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14 night stay

Package Price: £852.50 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £1,705 per room

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Luxury Escape - Executive Room

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Stay in an Executive room and receive:

  • A welcome drink each in the bar on arrival (approximate value £4.95 pp)  
  •  Dinner for two on the first evening in the restaurant from the a la carte menu (£50 per couple allowance)
  • Full breakfast for two daily
  • Complimentary noon late check out (value £15)  

1 night stay

Package Price: £82.50 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £165 per room

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  • Saturday night premium of £17.50 per person£35 per room will apply

2 night stay

Package Price: £150 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £300 per room

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3 night stay

Package Price: £217.50 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £435 per room

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4 night stay

Package Price: £285 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £570 per room

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5 night stay

Package Price: £352.50 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £705 per room

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6 night stay

Package Price: £412.50 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £825 per room

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7 night stay

Package Price: £490 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £980 per room

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8 night stay

Package Price: £550 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £1,100 per room

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9 night stay

Package Price: £617.50 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £1,235 per room

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10 night stay

Package Price: £685 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £1,370 per room

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11 night stay

Package Price: £752.50 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £1,505 per room

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12 night stay

Package Price: £820 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £1,640 per room

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13 night stay

Package Price: £880 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £1,760 per room

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14 night stay

Package Price: £957.50 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £1,915 per room

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Luxury Escape - Character Suite

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Stay in a Character suite and receive:

  • A welcome drink each in the bar on arrival (approximate value £4.95 pp)
  •  Dinner for two on the first evening in the restaurant from the a la carte menu (£50 per couple allowance)
  • Full breakfast for two daily
  • Complimentary noon late check out (value £15)

1 night stay

Package Price: £92 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £184 per room

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  • Saturday night premium of £17.50 per person£35 per room will apply

2 night stay

Package Price: £169 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £338 per room

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  • Saturday night premium of £17.50 per person£35 per room will apply

3 night stay

Package Price: £246 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £492 per room

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  • Saturday night premium of £17.50 per person£35 per room will apply

4 night stay

Package Price: £323 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £646 per room

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  • Saturday night premium of £17.50 per person£35 per room will apply

5 night stay

Package Price: £400 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £800 per room

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  • Saturday night premium of £17.50 per person£35 per room will apply

6 night stay

Package Price: £469.50 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £939 per room

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7 night stay

Package Price: £556.50 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £1,113 per room

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  • Saturday night premium of £17.50 per person£35 per room will apply

8 night stay

Package Price: £626 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £1,252 per room

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  • Saturday night premium of £17.50 per person£35 per room will apply

9 night stay

Package Price: £703 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £1,406 per room

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  • Saturday night premium of £17.50 per person£35 per room will apply

10 night stay

Package Price: £780 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £1,560 per room

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  • Saturday night premium of £17.50 per person£35 per room will apply

11 night stay

Package Price: £857 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £1,714 per room

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  • Saturday night premium of £17.50 per person£35 per room will apply

12 night stay

Package Price: £934 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £1,868 per room

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  • Saturday night premium of £17.50 per person£35 per room will apply

13 night stay

Package Price: £1,003.50 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £2,007 per room

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  • Saturday night premium of £17.50 per person£35 per room will apply

14 night stay

Package Price: £1,090.50 per person per stay (based on two sharing) £2,181 per room

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  • Saturday night premium of £17.50 per person£35 per room will apply


All of the above prices include all taxes / service fees.

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Facilities at The Crown and Thistle

From the Rainforest Alliance certified coffee to the beer bought locally from Loose Cannon Brewery, the extensive and varied drinks menu can be enjoyed in the stylish dining room or the bar area, complete with fireplace and comfortable seating. Weather permitting, the cobbled courtyard provides an ideal setting for alfresco dining. Completing the stunning property are 18 en-suite bedrooms that blend the character of the coaching inn with the comforts of a luxury hotel.

Please note that there is complimentary on site parking, however due to the one way system the post code for the car park is OX14 3JD.  

The Crown and Thistle
The Crown and Thistle
  • 18 Bedrooms
  • Children Welcome
  • Internet Connection in Rooms
  • Dogs by Prior Arrangement

Good to know

  • Hotel check-in time: 3:00 PM
  • Hotel check-out time: 11:00 AM

Parking Facilities

Complimentary on site parking is available at the back of the hotel.

Please note that the car park is not accessible from Bridge Street, the entrance  is via Abbey Close. If you follow the signposts for Guild Hall once you are in Abingdon-on-Thames, the hotel's driveway is adjacent to the Guild Hall on Abbey Close.

Disabled Access

As the propery is Grade II listed there are no suitable rooms available

History of the hotel

With a history dating back to 1605, The Crown & Thistle on Bridge Street re-opened its doors in 2013, following a £1.8m restoration. This Grade II listed coaching inn comprises three individual buildings clustered around a cobbled courtyard, framed by 200-year-old wisteria. Having been sympathetically designed, many of the buildings' original features, such as timber beams, open brickwork, and window frames that aren't square, remain throughout the restaurant, extensive bar area, elegant function rooms and 18 boutique-style bedrooms.

Child Policy

Children are welcome, additional beds are available upon request in selected rooms.  A charge of £15 per child per night is applicable for bed and breakfast.  For families, they offer a bespoke children's menu with accompanying activity pack.

Dogs Policy

Small or medium dogs welcome in standard rooms only at additional cost of £20 per stay.  Please contact us before booking. 

The Rooms at The Crown and Thistle

Double room

Individually designed in boutique-style, en-suite bathroom.

Finished to a superb standard, every bathroom contains a range of luxury toiletries and a power shower. In addition to a kettle and selection of speciality teas, you'll find a smart HD TV, iPod docking station, hairdryer, and a well-stocked minibar. The convenience of an iron and ironing board is provided, while free superfast WiFi and a tempting room service menu complete the package.

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Double room, The Crown and Thistle

The Crown and Thistle - Double room

Twin or King room

Individually designed in boutique-style, en-suite bathroom. 

Finished to a superb standard, every bathroom contains a range of luxury toiletries and a power shower. In addition to a kettle and selection of speciality teas, you'll find a smart HD TV, iPod docking station, hairdryer, and a well-stocked minibar. The convenience of an iron and ironing board is provided, while free superfast WiFi and a tempting room service menu complete the package.

Twin or King room, The Crown and Thistle

The Crown and Thistle - Twin or King room

Executive room

Individually designed in boutique-style, with iPod docking stations, flat screen televisions, mini bars, air conditioning and tea and coffee making facilities. Luxury bathrooms feature walk-in showers and a beautiful roll-top bath.

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Executive room, The Crown and Thistle

The Crown and Thistle - Executive room

Character suite

Beautiful, bright, comfortable suite with four poster bed, open plan roll top bath. En-suite bathroom with double shower cubicle.

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Character room, The Crown and Thistle

The Crown and Thistle - Character room

Family room

Individually designed in boutique-style, with iPod docking stations, flat screen televisions, mini bars, air conditioning and tea and coffee making facilities. Luxury bathrooms feature walk-in showers and a bath.

Family rooms can sleep up to 2 adults and 2 children

Family room, The Crown and Thistle

The Crown and Thistle - Family room

The Restaurant

Here you'll find a seasonal menu inspired by Mediterranean flavours. Within an open kitchen, chefs prepare dishes made using quality produce, traceable from farm to fork. Meat, poultry and free-range eggs come from British farms, while fish is responsibley sourced and delivered daily.

Whether you're tempted to try a Neapolitan pizza, freshly prepared by one of the hotel's trained pizzaiolos and cooked in the wood-fired oven, or one of the dishes cooked to order in our charcoal-fuelled Josper grill, you'll find something to appeal to your taste and dietary requirements.

For families, there's a bespoke children's menu with accompanying activity pack.


Opening Times

Food Service times
Monday - Thursday: 7am - 10pm
Friday: 7am - 10.30pm
Saturday: 8am - 10.30pm
Sunday: 8am - 9pm
 


The Restaurant restaurant, The Crown and Thistle

The Crown and Thistle - The Restaurant restaurant

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The Crown and Thistle Location

Map & Directions

Address

18 Bridge Street
Abingdon on Thames
Oxford
OX14 3HS

Complimentary on site parking is available at the back of the hotel.

Please note that the car park is not accessible from Bridge Street, the entrance  is via Abbey Close. If you follow the signposts for Guild Hall once you are in Abingdon-on-Thames, the hotel's driveway is adjacent to the Guild Hall on Abbey Close.


How to get here

Please note that the car park is not accessible from Bridge Street, the entrance  is via Abbey Close. If you follow the signposts for Guild Hall once you are in Abingdon-on-Thames, the hotel's driveway is adjacent to the Guild Hall on Abbey Close.

The best postcode to use with your Satnav is OX14 3JD  

The best postcode to use with your Satnav is OX14 3JD

 


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Location & Local Attractions

The Crown and Thistle is Centrally located in the historic market town  Abingdon.  Just a couple of minutes walk to the enjoy the River Thames or the boutique shops.

From here it is less than 20 minutes to the heart of Oxford, browse the Bodleian Library or admire the architecture of the prestigeous universirty and colleges dating back to the 12th century.

Blenheim Palace is only 12 miles or perhaps Notley Abbey or simply relax in the historic and stylish surroundings of the hotel.