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4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   35 Southgate Street, Bury St. Edmunds IP 33 2AZ, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Shanghai, China
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Backstory: I booked the Abbey for exclusive use - I was getting married nearby and had a lot of guests coming from out of town (mostly the States), who didn't have cars and were more budget-sensitive (especially with the dollar-pound exchange rate). I was looking for something not crazily expensive, within walking distance of Bury St Edmunds attractions (Angel Hill/The... More

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Colchester, Essex, England
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On arrival we waited 40mins to even get in the building after arranging our check in previously I paid nearly £100 for an executive room which turned out to be nothing more than a standard size room There was a broken chair leg which my wife fell off causing great distress She then found out that there was hardly any... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Lovely place, spotless, quality beds, free wifi, fantastic breakfast. Couldn't do enough for me. Would definitely return and recommend. Breakfast fresh and very well cooked and served. Nice garden, some of the building is work in progress but don't let that put you off.

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West Midlands
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

The Abbey Hotel is a real gem and totally unique character. Located very close to the main centre, a pleasant walk to all the local attractions and shops, but not on the frustrating one-way system! The on-site parking was very welcome. Our room, number 6, was quirky but none the less charming and very clean. There was amazingly fast wi-fi... More

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Sheffield, England.
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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Two nights at the Abbey Hotel, the buildings date back to 1390 and this is evident with exposed beams and low ceilings. A friendly welcome from Quentin who explained the history of the hotel. This is not a bland chain establishment, this hotel exudes character, family owned and run the Abbey is an ideal base for exploring East Anglia. If... More

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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44 reviews 44 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

We had walked past the Abbey Hotel a number of times when visiting family in Bury St. Edmunds, so it was the first place I looked when booking a hotel for a few days over my wife's birthday. After checking out the rooms on line, I booked St. Botolph's Cottage, Room 10. I knew that my wife would appreciate the... More

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

We paid £97 for a room that had only a hand held over bath shower! creaky wardrobe which kept flying open in the night! it was a workout and balancing act trying to get up to the room as staircase was so thin and narrow, and without carpet, we were very disappointed for the cost of the room.

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Alford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

If you are after modern boutique hotel, little bottles of fancy shampoos, then this isn't the place for you. If you want a comfortable bed, friendly service, and a great breakfast, all in a building (or buildings) oozing charm and character then this is the place for you. Ideally situated to explore Bury by foot, being only a short walk... More

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

A party of 29 of us booked exclusive use of the hotel for a family gathering over the Bury Xmas Fair weekend (end Nov/beg Dec) & it was perfect for our needs & we all thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. The owner went out of his way to help in every way he could. The breakfasts were excellent, with plenty of food... More

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Braintree, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Just a one night stay and we thought the building was lovely, the staff friendly and would have liked to have taken the bed home with me. The best nights sleep I have had in ages. The room was clean and the linen spotless. I had a lovely mirror for doing my makeup with a light over and a convenient... More

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Address: 35 Southgate Street, Bury St. Edmunds IP 33 2AZ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Bury St. Edmunds
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Abbey Hotel 4*
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