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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 #4 of 8 hotels in Lowestoft
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
DaveOwl Sheffield, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The venue was very nice but the afternoon tea was very disappointing. We drank tea in small coffee cups, no tea pots or coffee pots on the table. There were no 3 tiers cake stands with sandwiches, scones or cakes on the table. There were only plain scones. The sandwiches were left for people to help themselves in the next... More

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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With a group of friends I'd looked forward to afternoon tea at Ivy House, hoping that under new ownership it would have improved from the time they went before. But it was bleak and lacked finesse. I've never had afternoon tea anywhere before where we had to queue up for sandwiches instead of having a platter on the table! And... More

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Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful venue but unfortunately the afternoon tea left a lot to be desired. I have had many afternoon teas which have all been beautifully presented at other places but this particular tea was more like a Sunday School outing. Crusts were not removed from sandwiches and the scones were huge. I understood that afternoon tea should be bite size... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The main rationale for choosing the hotel was its location and the disability room for my sister. Both our rooms were large and very well furnished with particulary big bathrooms. Rooms could do with being a bit better soundproofing as a TV somewhere kept me awake from 6am. Food, both breakfast and the evening meal, was excellent and the service... More

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Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Room was spacious and bathroom was also a good size, both were very clean (always a bonus). I have stayed in quite a lot of hotels recently and I have to say the bed at Ivy House was quite possibly the most comfortable I have slept in for a very long time. The cooked breakfast was simple and very tasty.... More

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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Having seen the recent press announcements covering the new ownership and mod's to the Ivy House and given that we are always looking at somewhere "new" for dinner we booked for dinner last Saturday. We were very impressed as the location, gardens, staff and food were all excellent, the only downside being the price of the meal which was slightly... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Lovely hotel, food quite good, rooms can differ in quality, staff very helpful and friendly , happy to help with your individual requests. Ensure everything works in your room as TV and shower not always working very well, staff will put it right but can be a bit of a nuance.

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Fort William, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Loved my stay, place was quiet as early in season but service and quality was better than i had expected. Client paid so not sure about room cost but it was a good room, hot water and all that. I would bring wife here for short break. I am working wind farm here soon so plan extended stay.

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northampton
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Stay for one night paid £155 felt it was overpriced good location 10 mins from beach lovely for dogs restaurant over priced served us wrong meal . Sheets were dirty and found spider in the bed ! Would I stay again ? Not for that price

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London
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57 reviews 57 reviews
42 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

I know I have written quite a few reviews, and may have said this before, but this hotel is near enough perfect. It is located in serene countryside close to Oulton Broad. The rooms are so comfy; the bed gave me the best night sleep in a long time, which was wonderful. The staff were so friendly and gave us... 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*
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Ivy House Country Hotel Lowestoft, Suffolk

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