Sister Hotels

The Crown and Castle is part of The Hotel Folk

The Hotel Folk Limited is a group of six distinctive and privately-owned hotels, situated on the coast and in the countryside of the beautiful county of Suffolk. Our portfolio comprises of:


The Brudenell Hotel

Our 44 bedrooms are all decorated to a very high standard in calming colours, where you can watch the sun rise from our beautiful sea view rooms or watch it set across the marshes of the River Alde. Dine alfresco in the warmer months on the sea-facing terrace, unique to Aldeburgh, or in the relaxed and informal two rosette restaurant with panoramic views out to sea.

Simply sit back and relax in the comfy sofas of the newly refurbished sea-facing lounge.


The White Lion Hotel

Situated opposite Aldeburgh’s shingle beach, The White Lion Hotel combines traditional values with contemporary comfort and style. With its log fires, glorious sea views, fabulous food and warm Suffolk welcome, The White Lion Hotel provides the perfect base from which to discover Aldeburgh and the surrounding area.


The Swan at Lavenham Hotel & Spa

The Swan Hotel is a 4 red star 15th Century English country hotel and spa with beams, open log fires and four posters and suites. Based in the centre of Lavenham, the Swan is the perfect location for discovering the wonderful countryside of Suffolk. Weave in a little me time at the newly open Weavers’ House Spa with over 30 skin, body & soul treatments to choose from.

The Swan Hotel & Spa, High Street, Lavenham, Suffolk, CO10 9QA


The Crown at Woodbridge

The Crown at Woodbridge offers all that is great about escaping to the country, with all that is good about staying in a wonderful market town. With old fashioned inn keeping in a modern setting, the former 16th Century coaching house boasts ten magnificent boutique bedrooms, a bustling bar and a real Suffolk food experience. Open for breakfast, brunch, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner, head chef Luke Bailey showcases all that is great about the county’s local produce, reflected in a food offering which includes a mix of rustic and refined dishes, with simple, high-quality ingredients coming alive on the plate. Their bustling cocktail bar serves everything from local beers and ciders to the latest trend cocktails, all alongside an extensive and well-balanced wine list


Thorpeness Golf Club & Hotel

Situated in a peaceful location next to the Meare, our Thorpeness Hotel has one of the most picturesque and enjoyable golf courses in Suffolk. Set amongst the Suffolk coastal heathland, the golf course offers a tough challenge for all levels of player. Designed by James Braid in 1922, this mature Suffolk golf course winds through silver birch, pine trees, gorse and heather.