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

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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103 reviews 103 reviews
78 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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32 reviews 32 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Norwich
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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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Potton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I took my elderly mother to the Ivy House for a long weekend. Many good things to say about this hotel - very friendly, knowledgable and courteous staff, truly lovely grounds from which Oulton Broad itself is easily accessible in less than a minute, clean and spacious rooms, and mum's room, adapted for use by the less mobile, was just... More

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Essex, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Service was great, rooms were nice, food was tasty and breakfast was lovely, polite staff very pleased we stayed here. Cannot fault anything about the hotel or bar. the grounds are beautiful and its very peaceful.

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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

One Night to enjoy the lovely Norfolk Broads. The location could not be better. The welcome was good and the room was very comfortable. We booked a table in the restaurant and liked the look of the menu. Maybe I'm spoilt living in Cornwall but the crab cakes are definitely something to avoid, very bland and seemed to be made... 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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