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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having read some of the reviews on here I kind of didn't know what to expect. However I found the place ok, there was parking. The hotel itself looked dated and there was some obvious refurbishment going on, but I got upgraded from a single en suite to a double which was great. The room itself was clean and tidy...

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Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Have stayed in several hotels in my time and this is by far and away the worst ever I have visited. Everything from the parking to the accommodation, firstly if you want to park at the back of the premises, do not arrive on anything wider than a pushbike or else you might struggle. To the room, what can I...

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1Thank Scott O
Bournemouth
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Very cheap, does the basics, friendly staff, Rooms are fit for purpose, en suite bathroom, all worked fine. Breakfast was poor, some sort of compressed meat replaced bacon, can't imagine they are saving much but it was awful. Still It's a basic B&B very cheap and that's what you get. The big bonus though is the location, walking distance to...

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Thank R1Geezer
Reviewed 12 September 2016

It is a place very easy to find, not far from the main route getting to Ipswich. About 10-15 minutes walk from center, nice surrounding. Often lodgers are labour workers for temporary accommodations. Prices low according to the market. The breakfast is great, according English standard. Wi-fi, internet discontinuous, building structures or any possible reason.It is not of my kind...

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Thank EnricoCE
Cirencester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 September 2016

What can I say? I was only there one night, I arrived late and left early. The bed was comfortable, the room was clean, the wifi was very fast and just worked without any stupid portals or logins. I got a good night's sleep and it was quiet on a Saturday night. I didn't stay for breakfast. Although there was...

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Thank Lauren G
Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Not fancy, but it's a B&B, you get a bed and you get breakfast, en suite bathroom is great, but you mainly stay for the location. It's near where some of my family live which is handy, but for everyone else, it's right next to the town center. There's a Tesco near by, a very nice cafe which does takeaway,...

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Thank Andy T
Athens, Greece
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Honestly, the entire staff was more than friendly, they treated you like family. They cooked a full English breakfast for you each morning (vegetarian option available) and made you feel like home. I liked the personal touch about it, especially when you're in a foreign country. It's modest and I am sure some people have higher standards than I do,...

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Thank Arisquella
Christchurch, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 July 2016

The hotel is centrally placed for ease of access to the town centre. The hotel could do with a major refurbishment of rooms and en-suite facilities. The TV was the old box (crt) type minute with a poor picture which hummed and made watching very difficult. The staff were friendly and helpful. The parking was good. The breakfast was very...

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Thank 4DGs
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 June 2016

We were reminded on arrival that this was a family run hotel. How right they were. Normally family run hotels or B&B's are better run than the corporate hotels and certainly have a friendlier atmosphere. When I walked into my room, I was greeted by twin beds which looked flat and lifeless, well, I found out that they were not...

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Hadleigh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 May 2016

This family run hotel is a home away from home. All staff were very friendly, the breakfast was lush, with all manner of food on the menu, table service too. I could not fault the cleanliness of the room, I stayed for six days and it was spotless on my afternoon return, they even folded the toilet roll!!! The TV...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about The Carlton Hotel

Address: 41-43 Berners Street, Ipswich IP1 3LN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Ipswich
Price Range: €55 - €89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Carlton Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 18
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“Go somewhere else!”
 of 5 bubbles 911scotto, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Go for the First floor”
 of 5 bubbles AndyT531, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Opt for the shared bathroom the en-suite isn't worth having.”
 of 5 bubbles 4DGs, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Avoid room 17!!!!”
  • Postage stamp size TV!!
 of 5 bubbles mikef_adi, 14 May 2016 | Read review
“Ask for an ensuite room, if required, as some rooms have use of shared facilities”
 of 5 bubbles Smallbooner, 5 Mar 2016 | Read review
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