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The Orwell Hotel

Hamilton Rd, Felixstowe IP11 7DX, England
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The owner of the hotel was an absolute pleasure to meet. He took on any constitutive criticism and made our stay perfect!! Cannot fault this hotel at all. We will be back within the next few months :)

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9 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been staying here since 1992- it is true that the Hotel needs to be upgraded in areas but I hear that it is being done. Our suite was lovely and spacious and kept very clean by the staff- no problems there. All the staff are professional and friendly and actually take the time to speak to you like... More

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8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Business stay for 1 night Very nice hotel, very clean, lovely staff. My room was very warm, I'd have loved air conditioning. Don't hesitate to book here, nicely positioned with the railway station, town centre, sea front just a few mins away. No hesitation of giving this place a thumbs up...

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Southampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my 3rd business stay at this hotel and I love it. Room are large - could do with an upgrade in furniture but despite that you get little extras such as biscuits, bottled water and hot chocolate. Bed were comfy and the room was very clean. The food is extremely good value for money, (2 courses for £10)... More

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4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's always good to come back to the Orwell, feels like home. The service as always was very good, especially the lovely young man at the bar, who looked after me despite all the rowdier people demanding drinks. Maybe it was the grey hair! All the staff are very patient and tolerant of us 'racing folks'. The new breakfast layout... More

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4 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we arrived on Friday 20th of june in the late morning ,the hotel allowed us too park and check in was from 2pm onwards so we decieded to walk into town we arrived back at the hotel at 3pm our room we had booked was with booking.com I must make it clear before I go on that I have no... More

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Douglas, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Hotel is dire need of a lot of TLC and a maintenance schedule to revamp the whole hotel is required as it is very dated. In most of the areas of the hotel, including the bedrooms there is a need for a lot of cleaning to be done. For instance, the bathrooms extractor fans which do not work need... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second visit to the Orwell Hotel and I am sorry to say that it was not at all like our first visit. We had to book a suite on the second floor as there were no other rooms available because there was a wedding on that weekend. The decor and appearance was very tired but the room... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014 via mobile

We stayed for just one night as we were in Felixstowe for a wedding. Me, my husband and our two children had a suite on the second floor. As in stated in previous reviews, the rooms are a little dated but the room, bedding, towels and bathroom were clean and that's the main thing. We were allowed to check in... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

The hotel communal areas are lovely and take you back the the victorian era of elegance and opulence. Unfortunately our double room on the first floor was dated and in need of decorating and updating. We booked a deluxe room as it was our 30 wedding anniversary, not sure how much worse a basic room could have been. Huge area... 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): $$
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Also Known As:
Elizabeth Orwell Hotel
The Orwell Hotel Felixstowe, Suffolk

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For short breaks or longer holidays, the Orwell Hotel offers comfortable accommodation, excellent cuisine, fine wine, great service and a friendly atmosphere all provided by our highly trained staff. Felixstowe, a family seaside resort, with a Victorian atmosphere. Bathing huts, seafront gardens and red shingle beach with pier. Close to Felixstowe's town centre is the Orwell Hotel, a Victorian house dating back to 1898. The spacious public areas are traditionally decorated and have a wealth of charm and elegance. ... more   less 
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