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The Orwell Hotel

Hamilton Rd, Felixstowe IP11 7DX, England
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  • Location
    4 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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St.Albans, Hertfordshire
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57 reviews 57 reviews
21 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Well done to the Management and staff of the Orwell Hotel, Felixstowe. I visited last weekend with a party of 60 American Square dancers. We have used this hotel before as it has a lovely ballroom and delightful Edwardian public rooms. Having visited over a number of years it is a pleasure to be able to say that despite its... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
20 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We attended a family wedding held here and decided to stay the night to make the most of the whole day and were very glad we did. The Hotel is a very impressive building with a large car park and has been tastefully refurbished. The staff at Reception were very welcoming and extremely helpful, informing us of the location of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff are very friendly and make you feel very welcome, considering the age of the hotel it is in very good condition, the bedroom was great, very large,and lovely and warm (stayed Jan 3rd). The breakfast is amazing with a great choice of food. The evening meal was well presented and at a reasonable price. Will defiently be staying again.

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location, very close to the train station and also the main shopping street. All the public areas were very impressive and at the time I stayed, were beautifully decorated for Christmas. On arrival, the receptionist whom i had previously spoken to, was extremely helpful and very friendly. Having found my room, i was, a bit disappointed in the outdated... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took family and friends to a few functions over the Christmas period and we all had an excellent time. Great menu choices and the duck was exceptional (4 of my guests commented). Dancing to great music until my feet and legs hurt! (Barry White tribute singer was brilliant). Some of my guests stayed overnight, one of them loved their... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After such a lovely stay in the summer for business I decided to return for Xmas with my family. We stayed on the Christmas package, and again, i can not fault the hotel. the atmosphere was lovely, the food delicious and the staff attentive. From a brass band playing carols on christmas eve to the panto trip on boxing day,... More 

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night at the end of December, the hotel is perfectly located for Felixstowe town centre. The hotel is a lovely old building and the room we had was very spacious and comfortable with a large bathroom. The shower could do with a little more power but other than that I couldn't fault the room. Tea... More 

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suffolk
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Just terrible. We have been to the Orwell many times before,usually O K. Christmas day lunch was a complete rip off,Just like going to a low budget club function.Food was inedible they had just crammed in too many people. The starter was a slice of spam like substance.Fish course ,was tasteless,The mains turkey was a disgrace,potatoes were hard,sprouts were like... More 

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Holland-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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80 reviews 80 reviews
16 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

The old grandeur can still be seen and a good attempt of brightening up Christmas has been made. Most of the rooms are comfortable although tired. Ceilings need attending to, windows need replacing in several areas, although everywhere clean, The main entrance area still looks impressive ,although room areas need some attention. The overall value is good with no doubt... More 

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England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

I had stayed at this hotel many, many times over the years. I remember when it was a high class, upmarket hotel. Not any more though. It is now jaded bordering on dirty. In On an evening, staff are conspicuous by their absence. Many of the rooms are very small and the shower heads barely function. A colleague became trapped... More 

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Address: Hamilton Rd, Felixstowe IP11 7DX, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Felixstowe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 55
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Also Known As:
Elizabeth Orwell Hotel
The Orwell Hotel Felixstowe, Suffolk

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