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The Old Rectory

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103 Yarmouth Road, Thorpe St Andrew, Norwich NR7 OHF, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Suffolk
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36 reviews 36 reviews
10 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I have stayed here a few times now and have always been impressed. The owners and staff are friendly and helpful and I am always impressed with the attention to detail in every aspect of the experience. The restaurant menu gives you a choice of 4 dishes for each of the courses which is enough to be... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I needed accommodations in Norwich for a few days and were delighted to be guests in this handsome, impeccably maintained Georgian house. Our host could not have been more welcoming or helpful. Our room had wonderful garden views and was very quit for being so close to Norwich. The cuisine is excellent, beautifully plated and generous portions.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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63 reviews 63 reviews
7 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

...with good friends. Very attentive service, and elegant surroundings in a beautiful Georgian house. Especially appreciated the Harrods bear collection, as my wife is also a collector! Presentation and quality of food very good, and drinks reasonably priced.

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Stanmore, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
18 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

This small "restaurant with rooms" is just on the outskirts of Norwich and as such is well placed for Norwich itself, the Broads, and the East and North Norfolk coasts. We were personally greeted by the owner Chris, which is a good start. The room was spacious and comfortable, and quiet at the top of the house. We stayed for... More 

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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We took advantage of a two night offer and could not be more pleased. We had a very warm welcome from owner Chris, he lit the log fire going in the drawing room and made us tea on our arrival. Our room was beautifully furnished and spotlessly clean. The included three course dinner was superb and very high standard of... More 

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Chesham, UK
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80 reviews 80 reviews
31 hotel reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

My wife and I had to spend a night in Norwich and, based on the previous Tripadvisor reviews we chose the Old Rectory. What a delight. A warm greeting from Chris, the owner, on arrival. A lovely comfortable bedroom I'd be happy to have at home, the roaring log fire in the lounge, the excellently prepared and served dinner. My... More 

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Bielefeld, Germany
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Stayed here with a group of friends for the second time, and it really is a lovely setting for get together of around a dozen. Each room is very comfortable and well appointed. The beds are so comfortable I would happily stay there all day. The staff are very friendly and nothing is too much trouble. The breakfasts in particular... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

I stayed here whilst on a business trip in February. I thought it was fantastic. I had sea bream for dinner, beautifully presented and cooked. I never sleep particularly well in hotels but slept through until the morning here. Staff were so welcoming and friendly. Very comfortable rooms, homely drawing room and a delicious breakfast in the morning. I am... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Having stayed here for a couple of nights 3 years ago & now living in the area, we decided to go back here just for a meal on our recent wedding anniversary. The small restaurant is open to non residents. We found everything exactly as it had been in 2012. I agree the interior could do with some updating but... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We stayed here last weekend with a group of friends and everything was perfect. We are looking forward to our next visit. The food and service were excellent. Nothing was too much trouble. The hotel is well located on the edge of the city and has real character.

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