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The Orwell Hotel

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May 7 May 8
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I were given a voucher for an afternoon tea at this hotel, and were very disappointed. the sandwiches were O.K. on the bottom tier, but on the second tier were 4 FRUIT SCONES! 2 were O.K. the other 2 were very much over baked and covered with icing sugar to try to hide it! The top tier...

Thank John K
Luton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Went for the upgraded hotel room, which at only £20 more was outstanding. The room was clean, tidy, modern and spacious, with a really nice bathroom and shower. The hotel is a really stylish place, with lots of character. The food package was really reasonable and although the menu did not change much each day, the food was of a...

Thank John F
Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was a terrible mix up on arrival (entirely my fault) The gentleman on the front of house could not of been more helpful in saving my embarrassment by sorting everything out, and even offering us a free upgrade to a suite. The Room was lovely the service fantastic and the breakfast superb. we are returning on the 30th of same...

Thank Andrew E
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had promised ourselves lunch in this beautiful old hotel for ages and finally went for lunch. We were served in the "Buttery",a beautiful lead light and oak panelled room.I had the asparagus,poached egg and hollandaise sauce to start,it as just perfect only missing some extra bread to mop up the yolk and sauce,very bad of me I had to...

Thank susangM4533HW
St Albans, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent one night at this hotel, as we were visiting family. We stayed in the orginal part of the building. Our room was lovely and modern. There was ample parking. The breakfast was lovely, as was the dining room. The whole building was very clean and tidy, also the staff were friendly and attentive. We had a lovely stay...

Thank mini427
Torquay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is very nicely situated, very close to the railway station and very close to the town centre. We have stayed at the Orwell Hotel on a number of occasions over the years and have found very little changes on our return visits. The Hotel is quite dated and seems to have quite a high turn over of staff,...

Thank Chappellsford
Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

How do you compare hotels? This is not a 4* as a big Hilton or Hyatt would be 4*. But for friendly local hotels that offer comfortable accommodation, friendly service and good food its' right up there. Check-in experience was very smooth but expect to pay for your accommodation on arrival not departure. Dinner menu had plenty of choices and...

Thank 666awy2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just spent another very nice stay at The Orwell and it is still very good value for money, it has good food ,breakfasts and restaurant for evening dining, close to rail station and the centre of the town.

Thank david120541
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent room, spacious, very clean. Heated bathroom floor, great shower. Had a very comfortable night. Had dinner in the hotel, food was lovely, and breakfast good too with varied menu. Excellect value for money.

Thank VivienJoy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Six of us booked a table here for dinner. The food was ok nothing special and reasonably priced. However the service was lacking. The staff really don't seemed to have much experience. One waitresses actually said "you want water?" Not much etiquette here I'm afraid. The interior is lovely but needs freshening up and the smell is a bit like...

Thank DJHIpswich

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
For short breaks or longer holidays, the Orwell Hotel offers comfortable accommodation, excellent cuisine, fine wine, great service and a friendly atmosphere all provided by our highly trained staff. Felixstowe, a family seaside resort, with a Victorian atmosphere. Bathing huts, seafront gardens and red shingle beach with pier. Close to Felixstowe's town centre is the Orwell Hotel, a Victorian house dating back to 1898. The spacious public areas are traditionally decorated and have a wealth of charm and elegance. ... more   less 

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Address: Hamilton Road, Felixstowe IP11 7DX, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Felixstowe
Price Range: €64 - €111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Orwell Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 55
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Elizabeth Orwell Hotel
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“Pay for the upgraded room”
johnfJ1927XO, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Most rooms are very nice and the suits are luxurious”
Chappellsford, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room that's undergone the recent refurb”
666awy2015, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“all rooms are equally good.”
david120541, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We were in the modern wing overlooking the car park but it was pretty quiet.”
VivienJoy, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
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US$72* /night
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