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The Thorpeness Hotel and Golf Club

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Lakeside Avenue | Thorpeness, Aldeburgh IP16 4NH, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Me and my husband came here last Sunday to eat in the golf club bar as my Mum and Dad had previously stayed at the hotel and recommended it. We both had the Burger and home made chips (as recommended by my Mum as the best burger she has had in her life) and I have to agree got it... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Unfortunately if you're not, there is not much to recommended it. Rooms need a paint though very clean. Basic facilities in rooms, large very comfortable bed. Large walk in shower but they have placed hot towel rail next to toilet, so you have to be careful you don't burn your leg. Walls very thin and could hear other people running... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have stayed and played at Thorpeness for a number of years. It is a fair and challenging course maintained to a high standard, and importantly is playable throughout the year. Unfortunately the hotel continues to be in decline. In previous years standards were high whether you were arriving as individuals or part of a golfing group. The hotel has... More 

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Ajay A, General Manager at The Thorpeness Hotel and Golf Club, responded to this review

Dear Hugh19, Thank you for your review and I very disappointed that we have not offered you the same great service & experience which you had in February. Since your last stay with us we have recruited a new Head Chef and have replaced our Bars Manager in order to see our service quality, consistency & standards maintained and improved.... More 

Windsor, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our weekend away here with the family. Ok it's not perfect and could do with a revamp but the staff were all really nice, food good, and our rooms were made up early. The bathroom was good and rooms spacious. Everything was clean. Thin walls and a few springs in the mattress but overall a good trip... More 

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Ajay A, General Manager at The Thorpeness Hotel and Golf Club, responded to this review

Dear Portugal611, Thank you for your review regarding your recent stay with us and I am delighted that you had a great stay. I will pass your compliments on to my team, who I know will be very proud & grateful for the comments you made. Thank you again for your very kind review and I look forward to welcoming... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On arrival at the hotel we were shown to our room to discover that it had not been made up, this was 4 in the afternoon and very surprising, we were asked to wait in the bar and a complementary drink was supplied, staff were very apologetic and when we were shown back to the room it was very good,... More 

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Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

27 of us from my golf club had a 2 night break at the hotel and golf in Thorpeness. We played 3 rounds of golf. The course was interesting, well maintained and looked particularly attractive with the broom out. There was heather in the fairways. Water on one hole, the 7 th, which made for an interesting par 3. The... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This pleasant Hotel set in the quaint village of Thorpeness is a perfect spot for exploring the surrounding countryside and beach. This is a most relaxing place although the hotel mainly caters for golfers it is comfortable and clean. My only criticism is the reception is poorly run with limited staff trying to answer phones and deal with guests.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Booked this via booking.com website as birthday treat. On arrival the location looked great, lovely village with the lake etc as expected. Reception staff bright and friendly but room was a big disappointment. I thought I'd booked a superior room with balcony and views of the lake or golf course. What I got was a clean but tired room with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015 via mobile

Visited on March 2015 was with group of ladies who had come down from coggeshall for a day of golf and walk by the beach. The reception was friendly and informative, the staff went out of their way to make our day enjoyable. Since it is a yearly trip we were pleased to see changes both at the golf course... More 

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Canvey Island, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Have been going to Thorpeness for many years. Its our yearly golf trip. Sadly been going down hill over a period and this year, to quote one of the party " it was the pits ". Service poor, food poor and golf etiquette was a farce.Everyone on the course told the head pro there were 5 balls playing and did... More 

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