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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 3 weeks ago

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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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the restaurant today for a family meal to celebrate my birthday. The meal was superb (the scallops are to die for), the staff very attentive but not in your face at the same time, all set in very nice surroundings. Two courses for £11 (plus an additional £2 for the scallops) is amazing value and we will most certainly... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We had a lovely relaxing family weekend at the Orwell, the food was fabulous and the service was friendly. The pianist added a unique feel to the dining experience and there are many of Felixstowe's attractions within walking distance.

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Heybridge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

What can I say about the Orwell hotel! Our car broke down and our phone was out of charge no phone boxes (apart from emergency only) So we called into the Orwell hotel and asked the receptionist if we could use their phone to get in touch with our breakdown service. The receptionist would not hear of our paying for... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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15 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

The lunches are remarkable value. Yesterday I think was the best ever!! Starter beautifully cooked scallops served with crispy bacon, black pudding and pea puree, this was followed by battered cod, the batter so crispy I ate it all, mushy peas and excellent chips. As if this were not enough pudding was an individual bakewell tart with such crispy light... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We attended a wedding here so decided to stay the night. Room 218 Standard room was spacious, quiet, with double size comfy double bed, plus tea making provisions, trouser press & the wardrobe had enough hangers & a hair dryer provided, kept inside it. Clean bathroom with bath & overhead shower. Sadly we found (too late to do anything) only... More 

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Harwich, England, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

I have visited here many times now on my holidays in Felixstowe. The staff are very friendly and helpful. The library and snug under the staircase are charming. I have always had a delicious pot of Assam tea on my visits which you get plenty of for the money. On my first visit this holiday I decided to have a... More 

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