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The Brudenell Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   The Parade, Aldeburgh IP15 5BU, England
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Ranked #2 of 5 hotels in Aldeburgh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Peter W Frinton-On-Sea, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ipswich, England, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Sat on the quaint and thriving town of Aldeburgh, one of the main hotels is the Brudenell. Following on from my arrival all first impressions are pleasing, however this soon turned to dislike. We sat at a table clearly available for public unreserved use only to be told on request of the menu's a good TEN MINUTES after sitting down... More

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Frinton-On-Sea, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The restaurant at the Brudenell produces very good food and has the benefit of a beachfront location. The terrace and dining room both make the most of the view and make the dining experience relaxing and pleasant. Food is very well prepared and of a high standard. Costs are higher than average for the town but the quality warrants the... More

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We only ate here as we were staying elsewhere. The food was generally good but the service was not. I got the feeling that regulars and hotel guests receive priority. We waited quite a while for our mains and the waitress then swished by asking if everything was ok without actually stopping to check that it was (it wasn't) or... More

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Halesworth
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77 reviews 77 reviews
31 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Although I live locally and visit Aldeburgh frequently, I have always wanted to stay at the Brundenell overnight. My husband booked this for my 50th Birthday. We stayed on the second floor overlooking the sea. The room was lovely with a huge sofa right in front of the sea with coffee table. Bed was huge and the room was very... More

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Harrow, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good hotel, good food and ideally situated over-looking the sea. Rooms well furnished. Dining room is a bit of a disappointment as an odd mix of modern, nautical and casual in appearance with the bar part of dining area. One big disappointment is the lack of nearby available parking (not the hotel's fault as Aldeburgh is a small and busy... More

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An overnight stay and treat from our daughter and her partner. One of the best hotels we have stayed at, Good service, pleasant staff and excellent food, We had the cream tea, A La carte dinner and full English breakfast and awarded full marks for everything. We arrived a few hours before check in to drop off our luggage but... More

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Four of us ate here in August and had a superb meal, lovely catch of the day and Quinoa, ordered extra Norfolk potatoes to make sure we were full up. Service, cleanliness and atmosphere all excellent - lovely staff. There are a lot of nice pubs to eat at in this area but this restaurant makes a nice change. If... More

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BrudenellGManager, General Manager at The Brudenell Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Thank you for your kind comments and visit the Seafood & Grill at The Brudenell. We are proud of our homemade dishes and locally sourced produce and I am pleased you enjoyed it so much you ordered extra. Kind regards Peter More

Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I decided to go for a short break to Aldeburgh and I'm so glad we chose to stay at the Brudenell. It is in an excellent position overlooking the sea and down the less busy end of the sea front. We managed to get the last space in the car park, which was fortunate as the car... More

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BrudenellGManager, General Manager at The Brudenell Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest We do have an envious secluded location in Aldeburgh and I am pleased you enjoyed this and had a wonderful stay. We look forward to welcoming you back Kind regards Peter More

Norfolk. UK
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I consider the rates charged at this property to be very high, and, as such the hotel Management must expect some criticism from customers with understandable high expectations. We were able to park our vehicle in the Brudenell Garage only a few yards walk from the entrance, for which there is no charge. The welcome from the receptionist was very... More

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BrudenellGManager, General Manager at The Brudenell Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you for your kind comments on the team and cleanliness of the hotel. We provide fans in all the rooms so please to let us know if you can’t find it or require extra fans and the team can bring more up. I hope we managed to resolve the issues with the cleaning when you were here... More

Stevenage, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed one night in early Aug14 - wish we could have stayed longer. Fantastic location overlooking the beach. Very nicely decorated hotel with a great room at the front (303). Lots of very friendly and attentive staff but it did seem to take a long while for the drinks/breakfast/lunch that we ordered to come. Price was very high but I... More

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BrudenellGManager, General Manager at The Brudenell Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mark Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback, I am pleased to read you had a lovely stay with us. It is extremely busy during the summer months and we have recruited more team members to meet the demand. We look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards Peter More

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Address: The Parade, Aldeburgh IP15 5BU, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Aldeburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Brudenell Hotel 4*
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Situated in an idyllic seaside setting, just a pebble’s throw from Aldeburgh’s shingle beach, the privately-owned Brudenell typifies all of the elements of a luxury four star seaside hotel. Following a complete refurbishment in 2010, it has been awarded 4 AA stars, a merit score of 85%, two rosettes and the coveted VisitBritain Gold Award. Our decadent bedrooms are distinctly decorated, incorporating vibrant colours so often associated with Aldeburgh and Suffolk. Enjoy soporific sea views, as well as beautiful views of the River Alde and the surrounding countryside. We are passionate about providing you with the very best service and a warm Suffolk welcome awaits you the minute you walk through the new doors of this fabulous hotel. So uniquely Aldeburgh. WiFi is available throughout the hotel for the convenience of our guests, the password for which can be obtained from reception. A stay at The Brudenell is perfect for those looking for a luxurious short break in Suffolk. ... more   less 
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