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1 Eastgate Street, Bury St. Edmunds IP33 1XX, England
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
13 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have just spent a night at the Fox Inn. The bedrooms are in a converted barn and it was the most amazing room that I have ever stayed in. Unfortunately, at night there is a brightly lit emergency exit sign over the inside of the bedroom door which makes the room so bright you do not need to put... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to have a few days in Suffolk and booked this hotel without any idea of what it would be like. We couldn't have done better! Accommodation is described as luxurious and, although it may not appear so from the outside, it absolutely is. Every need catered for and a wonderfully comfortable bed. Food is great. We ate here... More

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We got married at the atheneaum (registry office) photos in abbey gardens and walked through to have lunch at the fox with 37 guests! Mushroom soup, roast beef dinner and cheese cake for dessert! All courses fabulous! Tracey was amazing in the planning and very helpful! All ran very smoothly! Lots of compliments about the food! Super job at accommodating... More

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Berkshire England
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23 reviews 23 reviews
20 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here in July for 2 nights, wonderful. The room was lovely and spacious and the air conditioning was a bonus particularly as it was 30 degrees outside. Huge comfortable bed and bright bathroom for putting make-up on. Easy parking right outside the door of the room. Also there was a safe in the room. All capped off with a... More

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Redhill, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed 2 nights at The Fox as we were going to a wedding reception in a nearby village and it was our wedding anniversary too. Unfortunately things got off to a bad start when as we checked in I fell and went sprawling across the floor of the bar making a grand and rather embarrassing entrance! I can`t blame... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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111 reviews 111 reviews
13 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here twice recently. Once with friends and when we forgot to sort out our discount, which was swiftly resolved when we contacted the manager on our second visit. There is a pretty wide menu offering all sorts of options for dining. Service is good, sometimes slower when it's busy, but worth waiting for. It's a good place to... More

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bury st edmunds
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was pleased to be able to book a table for eight on the day here last Friday, but it was a mistake to go at 1pm. The food was OK but the service very lacking. My grandsons, who did not have starters, ended up eating at 1.20. There seemed not so much a lack of waiting staff (my husband... More

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Leigh on sea
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stayed for 1 night with my partner as had a wedding close by. Was greeted and shown to our room of which was clean and beautifully decorated. The room was well equipped also with a large kings size bed. The shower was very powerful and the bathroom had few added extras if forgotten to pack in your bag. We had... More

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West Midlands, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

When we arrived, young lady very attentive but not overpowering, allowing us as long as we liked before being shown our room, more drinks the merrier was probably what she was thinking because we had room 2 the only one, in what appears to be a mainly wooden structure, with a room above it. Room 2 very nice apart from... More

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We spent a very pleasant Saturday night in Room 2. Good base opposite Abbey gardens and short walk into town centre. Room was spacious, comfortable, clean and modern. Aircon a bonus. Staff friendly with a nice bar. Not the cheapest hotel but good value and will use again next time we are in the area.

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Address: 1 Eastgate Street, Bury St. Edmunds IP33 1XX, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Bury St. Edmunds
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The Fox is a friendly family run 500 year old inn with a contemporary fresh food restaurant and large luxury boutique hotel rooms converted in an ancient barn - complete with Hayloft Suite.Nestled next to the Abbey Gardens and yet only 5 minutes walk to the town centre in the historic town of Bury St Edmunds, with Newmarket and Cambridge close by. An ideal venue for business or pleasure. Open all day, every day with an emphasis on quality and friendly service. Fresh food served from 7am weekdays and 8am at weekends and bank holidays prepared by our team of chefs using only the best qulaity local ingredients. Free Parking & WiFi. Our Air conditioned rooms include: Hand made super king beds with natural hand stitched mattresses for a good nights sleep. Hand made oak furniture & room fittings, luxury stone tiled bathrooms with natural French toiletries, flat screen TV, Fair Trade tea & coffee, spring water, safe, steam iron, cosy underfloor heating. ... more   less 
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