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Riga, Latvia
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I travel a lot because of the nature of my job and as a rule I don't stay in the same hotel/guest house whenever I get to visit a place again. Life is all about not crossing the river twice, as it were. But for The Norfolk, it is always sweeter the second time, the third time, ad infinitum, around....

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TheNorfolk, Owner at The Norfolk Guest House, responded to this review

What a lovely review. Thank you so much for your heartfelt words which we truly appreciate. It is always a pleasure to have you stay with us, and enjoy reading about your globe-trotting adventures. We look forward to seeing you again next month.

North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We have just returned from a delightful stay at the Norfolk Hotel with the lovely Rob and Dee who made our stay so special. It was a delight to meet them both and they were the perfect hosts - very friendly and accommodating to our needs. The room was very clean and we looked forward to Dee's "towel arrangements" when...

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TheNorfolk, Owner at The Norfolk Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words which are very much appreciated. We offer a homely welcome and try to anticipate our guest's needs to make their stay in our guest house as comfortable as possible whilst away from home and glad you found this to be the case. We look forward to seeing you again sometime.

Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

I've stayed with Rob and Dee here for years and it's like a second home. Warm, friendly, clean and tidy. They take pride in what they do and how they present the Norfolk. From a business point of view I tend to stay in hotels rather than B&Bs but the Norfolk is my happy exception

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TheNorfolk, Owner at The Norfolk Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your warm and friendly words, a review like this makes all our efforts worth while. We are so pleased you feel like you are in your second home when here, we try our best to give that extra feeling of homeliness and look forward each week to seeing you.

Maryland
Reviewed 21 July 2016

We just had our 4th stay with Rob and Dee at the Norfolk, and it feels like coming home. They are both so friendly, and make our stay so special. Dee even remembered the places we visited on our last trip! The breakfast is delicious. The rooms are super clean, and they have everything you could need. Highly recommend!!!

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TheNorfolk, Owner at The Norfolk Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your amazing review, it was lovely to see you both again, wonderful guests, and great to have you staying here while you celebrated your birthday with your family. We look forward to seeing you both again sometime.

Farnborough, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 June 2016

We arrived at the guest house to be introduced to the owners, who gave us keys, and showed the room. There on the bed were the towels, twisted into the shape of swans - so cute. The tiny en-suite was well laid out, and perfectly adequate for a few days stay. The bed is comfy, although I'm not a huge...

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TheNorfolk, Owner at The Norfolk Guest House, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for your wonderful review of our guest house. It is amazing to think just how much you noticed and are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. We pride ourselves on letting our guests know that during their stay with us their needs are important to us and we will do all we reasonably can...

staffordshire
Reviewed 18 May 2016

We returned this year to the Norfolk Guest House, for a short break and found the same very warm welcome, excellent food, clean bright decor, and comfort which had so impressed us on our previous visits and it is obvious that Rob and Dee continue to put a great deal of time and effort into the personal touches which do...

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TheNorfolk, Owner at The Norfolk Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Cath and Tony, It is lovely to have you both return year after year. We know you love Room 10 and really appreciate your warm words, they make it all worth while. We look forward to seeing you again later this year. All the best Rob and Dee

Harwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 May 2016

We stayed just one night at this lovely B&B and would most definitely do so again. We were greeted on arrival and shown up to our room which although not huge, was beautifully decorated and immaculately clean. Lots of little touches that will definitely please the ladies, towels made into swans, chocolates on the bed, tea and coffee making facilities...

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TheNorfolk, Owner at The Norfolk Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words. We try hard to make your stay as comfortable as possible and appreciate it very much when this is recognised. We look forward to seeing you again next time you are visiting Felixstowe. All the best, Rob and Dee

Tonbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

We booked this B&B after finding the Castle Guest House had closed and reading up on TripAdvisor as usual. On arrival we parked right outside. The street is quite narrow but allows parking on both sides with room for a Transit van to pass if necessary. We were greeted warmly by our host and hostess, shown the breakfast room and...

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TheNorfolk, Owner at The Norfolk Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review of our guest house albeit we feel the rating given of ‘three’ doesn’t reflect the praise you have given us. We would like to give our response in respect of the points you have raised which led you to give your rating. We are sorry you found the shower not to your liking, we...

Horsham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 April 2016

Thank you for making our stay so comfortable. The rooms were spotlessly clean with the added daily novelty of towel animals. The breakfasts were freshly cooked and delicious - they set us up for the day . There was ample free parking and we were within view of the sea. We felt very welcome .

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TheNorfolk, Owner at The Norfolk Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Susie and Becky, Thank you for your wonderful review and the beautiful card you sent to us. It really does make all the difference when we hear such feedback. It was lovely meeting you both and are so pleased with Becky's chosen vocation, we wish her well with it. We look forward to seeing you again if ever you...

Rome, Italy
Reviewed 25 March 2016

We stayed for two lovely nights at the Norfolk Guest House. The hosts Rob and Dee went out of their way to make our stay enjoyable, relaxed and easy. They were able to accommodate two adults and two children which is rare in a B&B and maintain such lovely attention to detail in all the elements of the stay. The...

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TheNorfolk, Owner at The Norfolk Guest House, responded to this review

Wow, what a fantastic review. We are so pleased you all enjoyed your stay with us. Your girls were wonderful. We will refer to 'Rice Krispies' by the name of 'Rice Bubbles' for all time, thank you girls :) We tried to make you feel as much at home as possible and from your warm and kind review we think...

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Amenities

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  • Free Internet
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A homely, warm welcome for all guests at our Visit Britain 4* Silver Award winning quality accommodation. Just 25 metres from the seafront and a short stroll along the promenade to Felixstowe town centre. There's free secure Wi-Fi internet access. All rooms are either en-suite or have a private bathroom, each is comfortably furnished, has fluffy white towels and has Freeview TV, a hospitality tray etc. A guests lounge is available for your use throughout the day. No smoking throughout. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Norfolk Guest House

Address: 1 Holland Road, Felixstowe IP11 2BA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Felixstowe
Hotel Class:4 star — The Norfolk Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Would recommend an en-suite room, well worth paying the extra money”
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