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Avondale Guest House

18 North Parade, Southwold IP18 6LT , England
Avondale Guest House
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Uckfield, United Kingdom
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147 reviews 147 reviews
24 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for two nights one weekend, we were only going to stay for one but found the B & B very comfortable and the owner very friendly and helpful. Good location on the seafront with only a short walk to the main attractions. Good breakfast in pleasant surroundings. Would definitely stay again when in the area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We arrived at Avondale about 6pm in the evening and was warmly welcomed. We were shown to our room and were told to ask if we needed anything. We were given advice on where to eat. The room was spacious and clean, had tea and coffee/hot chocolate etc.the bed was comfortable, there was a separate toilet and sink and a... More 

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San Francisco, California
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9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We had an absolutely terrific time at Avondale Guest House! We had the lovely room in the front with the bay window overlooking the ocean and there was nothing in the world like waking every morning to that view. So peaceful! Jo and Vincent were also great - they gave us some excellent tips that made our weekend in Southwold... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Just had my second visit to the Avondale. Jo and Vincent as always the perfect hosts and nothing is too much trouble, A wonderland clean, tidy and peaceful B and B. The rooms are excellent, breakfast is cooked to your order and is delicious, and service is prompt. Its a short walk for the town and the pier, I would... More 

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Norfolk, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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69 reviews 69 reviews
6 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014 via mobile

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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54 reviews 54 reviews
19 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 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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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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