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The Orwell Hotel

Hamilton Rd, Felixstowe IP11 7DX, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pleasant 3 night weekend break. Room nice and spacious, décor all a bit tired, though did have a very comfortable bed. Can't comment on evening menu in the restaurants as we ate out in the evenings. Breakfasts, lots of choice, cereal, fruit, pastries etc. Slightly disappointing hot food at breakfast variable on different days, from just about ok to delicious.... More 

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HENLEY-ON-THAMES
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

,The Orwell Hotel was ideal for us for a short break,the staff were very friendly and helpful,food in both restaurants were excellent, this is a hotel I would recommend to all age groups lifts to all floors ,bedrooms were very nice and spacious, will certainly visit again

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A chance decision to try lunch at the Orwell. Delicious food, exemplary service, and a live pianist. We had beef (from the trolley) and pork loin. Followed by hot deserts (although having seen the desert trolley think I'd ask for this next time). All Presented immaculately. A perfect relaxed Sunday lunch.

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Leicestershire
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Over the years we have stayed at this hotel many times and it never fails to satisfy. We enjoy its rather old world charm - with full modern facilities - and the helpful staff. The only advice I would offer is to ask for a quiet room if you are sensitive to traffic noise, not that its a particularly busy... More 

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Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our second stay at the Orwell, although dated in places, it retains its charm. Very helpful staff members, with a smoked haddock breakfast that was an utter delight. We will be using this hotel again.

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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22 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is in a very convenient location being just 15 minutes from Trinity Park (home of the Suffolk Show and other events). This is a historic building and it has amazing potential to be a really lovely hotel, BUT they are in the process of renovating the guest rooms. My room was very dated, but was clean and functional... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Must be the best hotel in the area both for 1st class service and fabulous food.Had a brilliant stay and have booked again for July.What a classy looking place.Felixstowe and the surrounding areas are very nice, with lovely small villages and decent inns for meals.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Had my wedding here in 2014 which was lovely, only we couldn't have the honeymoon suite as it was already booked out for the time of our wedding. We didn't mind and had a recently refurbished room. For my first wedding anniversary I thought it would be nice idea to book the same room we had that night. I went... More 

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OrwellHotel, Public Relations Manager at The Orwell Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Rachael, I'm so sorry you felt you had to write a damming review on Trip Advisor when you could has just called me personally before hand and I would have booked your room with a preferential rate as one of our brides. I will also be speaking to our reservations team to ensure this does not happen again to... More 

Felixstowe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Have just returned from a lovely evening meal at The Buttery Orwell Hotel. The hotel is lovely, very quiet but feeling quite grand with panelled walls and lovely sofas in the lounge. The food was delicious, well presented and served with quiet efficiency. The set menu was varied with plenty of choice. The waitress was informative and very pleasant. The... More 

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Birchanger, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We stayed here for 2 nights as part of a dance weekend and were most impressed with it. Unfortunately, we did not get a room that had already benefited from being refurbished (unlike some others in our party) but we had no real issues with it. It was spacious, clean, and comfortable. We look forward to coming back next year... More 

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