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The Crown and Castle

Special Offers

Reasons to be Cheerful 2-night offer

Thanks to the popularity of our original Reasons to be Cheerful package we have extended the 2-night dinner, bed and breakfast offer for another three weeks, so you can book from now until Thursday, 29th March.

If it weren’t enough that a burgeoning spring offered many Even More Reasons to be Cheerful, head chef, Rob, and his talented posse of young chefs, are all champing vat the bit to cook you platefuls of gorgeous food. In the run up to Easter, come and joyfully fritter away a couple of days in splendid fashion but at modest cost.

As well as all the delights below, we have thrown in an extra discount on our already low winter rates. The offer includes …

a 2-course a la carte dinner on both nights with free choice of dishes
full cooked-to-order breakfast each morning
a generous package of Pinney’s smoked fishes to take home with you
a voucher for a Pump Street Bakery sourdough loaf*

The rates per room per couple for the EMRTBC offer are:
Good House 400
Better House, Garden and Courtyard 450
Best House and Terrace 550
Suite rate is negotiable with Tim – he’s in a generous mood …

SMALL PRINT
*Pump Street Bakery is not open on Monday and Tuesday, so we regret the voucher will not be issued to guests departing on those days. If you would like a third course at dinner it is charged at a flat 8.00
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Easter 3-night package

The Easter weekend bridges the end of March and beginning of April this year. It really is a splendid time to be in Orford. Our 3-night Easter package is ‘choc’ full of nice things to eat and great places to explore – and, needless to say, it’s two-thirds sold out. Here’s what’s included:

Good Friday – 30th March
welcoming tea with toasted hot X buns and
Black Velvet cake
a 2-course a la carte dinner with free choice of dishes

Easter Saturday – 31st March
full English breakfast
free tickets for Orford Ness *
a 2-course a la carte dinner with free choice of dishes

Easter Sunday – 1st April (yes, April Fool’s Day but only lovely surprises)
full English breakfast including Buck’s Fizz
a very special 500g hazelnut Easter egg
find Peter Rabbit and win a bottle of champagne
a 2-course a la carte dinner with free choice of dishes

Easter Bank Holiday Monday – 2nd April
full English breakfast
a little box of Betty’s beautiful fondant fancies to take home

The rates per couple per room for the complete package are:
Good House  750
Better House, Garden and Courtyard  870
Best House and Terrace  1,020
Suite  1,250

SMALL PRINT
*Dogs are not permitted on the Ness so if you are coming with your beloved canine(s) we can swap the tickets for a free trip on the riverboat, Regardless, which welcomes them on board. A £250 deposit per room is payable at the time of booking and is non-refundable. For bookings made after 8th March the full package rate will be charged and is only refundable or part refundable if the booking can be re-sold in full or in part.

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May Bank Hols Long Weekends

Just to clarify – because it’s always a bit of a mystery – the first May Bank Holiday Monday this year is on the 7th May and the last one is on the 28th May.

We offer our very popular 3-night weekends, the first from Friday, 4th to Sunday, 6th May and the other from Friday, 25th to Sunday, 27th May. In both instances, departure is on the actual Bank Holiday Monday. The weekends includes lots to do and lots to eat, as below:

FRIDAY
a welcoming pot of tea with home-made Black Velvet cake
a 2-course a la carte dinner with free choice of dishes

ANYTIME OVER THE WEEKEND
a 20.00 allowance to spend on a light lunch or any doughy delights at the fabulous Pump Street Bakery*

SATURDAY
full English breakfast
two free tickets for the riverboat, Regardless**
a 2-course a la carte dinner with free choice of dishes

SUNDAY
full English breakfast
a 2-course a la carte dinner with free choice of dishes

BANK HOLIDAY MONDAY
full English breakfast
a generous package of Pinney’s Orford-smoked fishes to take home with you

The 3-night package per couple per room
Good House  735
Garden, Better and Courtyard  855
Best House and Terrace  995
Suite  1230

*The Pump Street Bakery allowance of £20 can be spent on any service or products at the Bakery but no change will be given if the amount is not fully utilised nor may the allowance or part allowance be deferred to any other dates.
**Regardless is an open-top boat that sails down the river, past Havergate Island and back again. Dogs are welcome on board. If the boat cannot sail for any reason, tickets can be swapped for free entrance to Orford Castle but no financial remimbursement will be given.
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3, 5 and 7-night holidays 2018

For those of you wanting to plan a short or longer break away this year why not take advantage of our price-conscious 3, 5 or 7-night packages. Not only do they incorporate varying discounts on our normal rates but you can also take them anytime you wish until Saturday, 28th October, including weekends.

For stays between 11th February and 31st March 2018 please deduct £20 per night from the rates below. Weekends are included in the offer but NB 30 March – 3 April 2018 are excluded.

Whether you just want to rest, eat, and drink or indulge in a gentle diversion, there’s something for everyone. For example, there are brilliant rambles through our fabulous forests or along the river Ore. Then there’s Snape Maltings where you can buy anything from a perfect soup bowl to a packet of fudge and where the brilliant Aldeburgh Music concerts also take place. There’s also bird-watching or walking at RSPB Minsmere near Dunwich beach or a visit to Sutton Hoo.

The packages below are designed for two people sharing a room and include a 2-course a la carte dinner with free choice of dishes on your chosen evenings*** and full English breakfast each morning. As ever, your stay will be enhanced by very comfortable Hypnos beds (all super king-size except for the Good House rooms with have 5′ wide beds), a full complement of stylish Arran Aromatic toiletries, Shortbread House Sweet Oatie biscuits, high quality teas and coffee as well as fresh milk in your room, walking guides and maps, and a terrific, up-to-date DVD collection if you don’t want to go out.

3 night stay* with 2 dinners (including a 5% discount on normal rates)
Good House  575
Better House, Garden & Courtyard  690
Best House & Terrace  830
Suite  1050

5 night stay* with 3 dinners (including a 10% discount on normal rates)
Good House  885
Better House, Garden & Courtyard  1065
Best House & Terrace  1300
Suite  1625

7 night stay* with 5 dinners (including a 15% discount on normal rates)
Good House  1210
Better House, Garden & Courtyard  1450
Best House & Terrace  1745
Suite  2190

Smallprint: *please choose which evenings you would like to eat at the time of booking as the restaurant does get very busy and and it’s advisable to secure a table for the time you want. If you are staying over a weekend then one dinner must be taken on the Saturday night.

Useful links to some of what’s on in Suffolk:
Minsmere
Aldeburgh Music
Orford Ness
Orford Castle
Sutton Hoo

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