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Ivy House Country Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Ivy Lane | Oulton Broad, Lowestoft NR33 8HY, England
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Ranked #2 of 8 Hotels in Lowestoft
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Freddy_Fruitbat Sheffield, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    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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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A comfortable and friendly hotel. The new bar is a welcome addition and provides a more relaxed option for an evening meal. The atmospheric Crooked Barn restaurant was a great place to eat as always but the food there was slightly disappointing - possibly due to the number of large groups having Christmas meals. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to the Christmas party night on 5th December. We had a fabulous night, all of the staff were attentive, smartly dressed and polite. The food was excellent the venue is stunning and intimate we all thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Thank you, we will be back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We felt so welcomed table booked for meal set up unexpectedly and pleasantly and above expectations - three course meal highly recommended. Waitress Louise, efficient, friendly and sense of humour - just a great dining experience in lovely surroundings - especially decorated for Christmas.

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46 reviews 46 reviews
23 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent one night here while visiting the area. Unusual approach to the hotel - we arrived in the dark and you feel like you are about to end up in a farmer's field when suddenly there is the hotel. The check in was very friendly and efficient, receptionist kindly booked a taxi to take us out in the evening. She... More 

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Andover, United Kingdom
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78 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This accommodation is in a beautiful natural area in Lowestoft. It feels like it is family owned, the staff was very friendly. The rooms are separate from the reception building. Room was very well heated, spacious and well equipped. It had a nice snack and tea and coffee making facilities as well as anything else one could need during their... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As we got close to Ivy House, I was a little put off by the long dark private driveway which had no lighting and a lot of potholes, now puddles due to the rainfall we have had recently. The car park upon arrival didn't have a lot of lighting either which I think is much needed for guests arriving in... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We have stayed here a number of times over the years and think that the fairly recent alterations were much needed and have improved the hotel considerably. But, and it's a big but, the prices have gone up and nice spot that it is, we will be looking elsewhere on our next visit. On all our visits, we have upgraded... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Unfortunately we only had time for a brief visit and not at a time when we could take in a full meal; thankfully we did have time to take in afternoon tea in the conservatory. The surroundings are elegant, modern and well thought out and the grounds natural and peaceful. Thanks to the young bar tender (Paul) that served us... More 

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New York, NY
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190 reviews 190 reviews
52 hotel reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

The hotel is super convenient to Lowestoft, but it's just set far enough off the road that it feels like you're completely in the country. The room was spacious, the bed comfortable, and the shower pressure good. And the few issues I had during my stay were promptly fixed when I spoke with someone on the staff. There was a... More 

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Saxmundham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014 via mobile

we took my elderly mother in law for an overnight stay for her birthday, it was almost perfect we had beautiful rooms next to each other all ground floor, and no steps to the restaurant . Which was perfect as mum is disabled. Dinner was very good but would have preferred to have been able to mix menus and to... More 

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Address: Ivy Lane | Oulton Broad, Lowestoft NR33 8HY, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Lowestoft
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Ivy House Country Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 19
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