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18 North Parade, Southwold IP18 6LT , England
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Avondale Guest House
Ranked #12 of 19 Southwold B&B and Inns
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Norfolk, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

My partner and I stayed for 2 nights. Decor a little dated, but spotlessly clean.Position on the seafront is perfect, just a short walk in one direction to the pier and in the other direction to the town. Hosts very helpful and friendly. Breakfast excellent. Would definitely use this B&B again and would recommend it.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
6 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This is my preferred place to stay when visiting Southwold for a long weekend. The rooms are bright and comfortable, the location fantastic, and the owners could not be nicer or more helpful. Some people may feel it is a little old fashoned, and it possibly is, but int he nicest possible ways. It has everything I look for in... More

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Derby
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

I stayed here for two nights and found Jo & Vincent to be the perfect hosts,my room was clean comfortable and with a sea view,what more do you need. Breakfast was freshly prepared to order & service was very attentive,I would definitely recommend staying here.

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London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
16 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Myself and three hiking buddies stayed at the avondale recently and found it most agreeable. Jo was professionalism personified. Its true that the decor is swirly carpets and wallpaper but immaculately presented and clean. I guess in modern times you don't expect a sink and shower in the room but I dont think it detracted overall. Maybe if ee had... More

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Chelmsford
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Returned to the Avondale for a second stay - once again very welcoming and friendly. Rooms are airy, spotlessly clean and comfortable. Breakfast was delicious; cooked to order. If you are going to Southwold this is the best place to stay!

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East Anglia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

We really enjoyed our one night stay here while on a walking holiday. The Guest House is very attractive and the room with ensuite was roomy and comfy, and very good value for money. Jo was very pleasant and helpful and she cooks a great breakfast too. Would highly recommend!

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Scotland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

Spent the weekend here and this guesthouse surpassed all my expectations. The rooms were very clean and the guesthouse was right by the beach. Jo was fantastic, she readily answered all our questions and made us feel so welcomed. She also makes a great breakfast. I travel a lot and Jo's breakfast was one of the best I ave ever... More

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rochester kent
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

My Husband I stumbled on this by accident , We actually decided to book once we spoke to the lady proprietor warm and friendly and nothing was too much trouble. Although a review states this place is a little dated thats the beauty of the place why change something that's right. It's clean , tidy and the food is excellent... More

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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
12 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

A nice small guest house on the sea fron and if you choose a front room a good view over the sea and to the pier. Breakfast is good and the hosts welcoming. parking on the road may be difficult in season but other times probably OK. easy reach to the town and its Restaurants and the pier is just... More

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Chelmsford
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

Stayed here April 2013. Very welcoming hosts, excellent service when booking over the phone and at all times during our stay. The Guest House could not be cleaner; bedding was fresh, rooms very cosy and spotlessly clean. Breakfast delicious - perfectly cooked and served in the bright breakfast room. Perfect location for exploring Southwold Town; free parking right outside; shops,... More

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Additional Information about Avondale Guest House

Address: 18 North Parade, Southwold IP18 6LT , England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Southwold
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Avondale Guest House Southwold, Suffolk

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