The Crown, Worcester
The Crown, an old coach house and inn, can almost be considered a return to the building’s history and heritage.
Worcester is an attractive and historic city, situated right on England’s largest river, the River Severn.
The 12th-century Worcester Cathedral towers over the city, providing a unique landscape for all to enjoy.
From £60 per night
Crown Passage, Worcester, Worcestershire, England, WR1 3LL
Eighteen en suite rooms, including one accessible room, provide guests with unlimited free Wi-Fi, Freeview television and digital temperature control.
The friendly and inviting adjacent pub makes The Crown an outstanding stay for leisure or business.
- room_service24-hour reception
- showerBath and shower
- child_friendlyChildren welcome
- showerEn suite
- more_timeExpress check-out
- family_restroomFamily rooms
- live_tvFreeview TV
- ironIron and ironing board
- accessibleStep-free access
- local_cafeTea and coffee facilities
- wifiUnlimited free Wi-Fi
- person_offUnmanned reception
- usbUSB ports
The last battle of the English Civil War took place here, and the city also has historic ties with the great British composer Edward Elgar.
The city also boasts quaint shops and high-quality restaurants.
Worcester has an excellent racecourse and cricket club, both with fixtures throughout the summer.
The River Severn is the largest river in England, and it cuts right through the city – perfect for rowing and summer boat trips. The source, in Plynlimon (Wales), and the mouth filter into the Bristol Channel. The combination of the river and cathedral can provide some fantastic photography opportunities.
The Malvern Hills can be seen from many parts of Worcester city. They incorporate fantastic geological and archaeological history, as well as providing outstanding views of the Worcestershire county and surrounding areas, along with great walks.
There are two train stations, with regular services to Birmingham, Cheltenham and Gloucester, as well as various other localities.
There is a large bus station, with multiple services to surrounding towns and attractions.
Local taxis are also available.
Being in a pedestrianised area in the middle of town, the hotel does not provide on-site parking.
However, it is affiliated with Crowngate multistorey car park (postcode: WR1 3LX), just a four-minute walk from the hotel.
Guests should validate their car-parking ticket (they use numberplate recognition) by requesting an invoice on departure.
This will need to be taken to the Crowngate shopping centre’s management office, signposted on the way to the car park.
That office will then process the ticket for guests, so that they pay £6 for a 24-hour stay.
Directions from Foregate Street train station
Turn left out of Foregate Street station onto Foregate Street. Continue along Foregate Street, past McDonald’s on your right, until you reach the junction of Broad Street, St Swithin’s Street and the High Street. Turn right onto Broad Street and continue for approximately 50 metres, until the Crown Passage is on your right, just after The Crown pub. Turn down the passage and you will see the hotel’s reception on your left.
Directions from Shrub Hill train station
Turn left out of the station and follow the road round until you reach Shrub Hill Road. Turn left and then turn right onto Tallow Hill. Continue along Tallow Hill, across the first roundabout, with ASDA on your right. At the second roundabout, follow the road to the right and cross over at the crossing. Continue straight on into town until you reach The Crown pub, on the right, on Broad Street. The hotel’s reception is situated in the Crown Passage, immediately after the pub.
Directions from the bus station
From the bus station, leave through the east exit and immediately turn right. Continue straight, with Boston Tea Party on your right, and then turn left onto Broad Street. The Crown Pub will be on your left, and hotel reception is down the Crown Passage, just before the pub on the left.
Directions from the M5 motorway
Leave the M5 at junction 7 and take the first exit at the roundabout. At the next roundabout, take the second exit, following the A44. At the next roundabout, take the first exit straight across and the second exit at the next roundabout, which is also straight across. Continue along the A44/London Road, passing the cathedral on your left. At the one-way system, just before the river, keep right and follow the road, keeping the river on your left. Just before the traffic lights, filter into the middle lane and follow this lane through the next set of lights – the car park will be signposted on your left.
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