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The Crown at Playhatch

Self Assessed
Playhatch, Reading, Berkshire, RG4 9QN, United Kingdom


4.2/5 from 109 Reviews

92% Would Recommend


  • Wi-fi
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
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The Crown at Playhatch

(109 Guest Reviews)

Guest Ratings

  • 58
  • 33
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Review Summary

  • Rooms 4.3
  • Value 4.2
  • Friendliness 4.6
  • Cleanliness 4.4
  • Facilities 4.2
  • Service 4.5
  • Location 4.3

Review Overall Rating

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The Crown at Playhatch Information


Welcome to The Crown. NOW FEATURING ON-DEMAND TV AND HI SPEED WIFI IN ALL GUEST ROOMS. A charming 16th century Country Inn with an excellent newly refurbished restaurant and luxurious modern accommodation. Set in the picturesque hamlet of Playhatch, nestled between the Thames and the Chilterns area of outstanding natural beauty, yet conveniently close to Reading, Henley-on-Thames and Maidenhead with high-speed rail links to London, the West and North. The Crown is known for its excellent food and friendly service. Our varied menu ranges from the simple and expertly made 'Steak and Brakspear ale' pie to more adventurous and modern English dishes and is complemented by an extensive but reasonable wine list with many wines available by the glass.


  • Bar
  • Books, DVD, games
  • Free high speed internet
  • Free WiFi internet
  • Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • High speed internet
  • WiFi internet


  • On-site parking
  • Free parking

Children's Facilities

  • Highchairs

Business Facilities

  • Desk working station
  • Meeting rooms


  • Continental breakfast
  • Cooked breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Activities and Experiences

  • Bird watching
  • Boating
  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Fine dining
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Mountain biking
  • Art galleries & museums
  • Nightclubs
  • Polo
  • Shopping
  • Antiques & fairs
  • Tennis court - outdoor
  • Walking


We have one bedroom with the facilities to accommodate guests restricted mobility. We also have ramps to and from the restaurant area, we also have toilet facilities for guests.


Check in: 15:00 till 23:00
Check out: 11:00
Late check-out available on request
Child Policy: No preference
Smoking Policy: No smoking
Pets: No pets
Accommodation type: Restaurant with rooms
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  • Road from Reading (4.0 miles)
    Head east on Kings Rd toward Abbey Square and turn slightly left at Forbury Rd/A329. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Vastern Rd/A329. At roundabout, take the 4th exit onto George St/B3345. Turn right at Gosbrook Rd/B3345. Turn left at Briant's Ave/B3345. Turn right at S View Ave/B3345. Turn right at Henley Rd/A4155. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit The Crown, is on you left.
  • Road from Henley-on-Thames (6.0 miles)
    Head north on Duke St/A4155 toward Market Place. Take the 1st right onto Hart St/A4130. Take the 1st right onto Thames Side. Turn left at Reading Rd/A4155. At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit. The Crown is on the left.
  • Road from Oxford (25.0 miles)
    Head west on High St toward St Aldate's. Turn left at St Aldate's. Slight left to stay on St Aldate's. Continue onto Abingdon Rd/A4144. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Southern Bypass Rd/A4074 heading to Ring Rd/London/A40/M40/Reading/Henley/Cowley. Slight left to stay on A4074. Slight left to stay on A4074. Slight right to stay on A4074. Slight left at Church Rd. Take the 3rd left onto Prospect St/A4155. Continue to follow A4155. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit. Arrive The Crown

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