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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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Playford, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lovely hosts. Very helpful with luggage and tips on local transport and eating places. Great facilities with a beautiful outdoor area. Fantastic location with easy bus transport in and out of Norwich at the front of the premises. Clean and tidy room with free wifi. Great breakfasts served in the restaurant. Would recommend having at least one evening meal in... More 

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Bromsgrove
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28 hotel reviews
179 helpful votes 179 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The only reason it took us the best part of ten years to pay a second visit to The Old Rectory is that we haven't had occasion to visit East Anglia since. However we decided to put that right this year and had no hesitation as to where we should stay. It's still under the same ownership with friendly and... More 

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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We didn't know where to stay in Norfolk but were delighted we chose here for a 6 night stop. There is so much to see and we were given lots of helpful advice by Chris the proprietor. It is handy for Norwich but we didn't have to get held up in the traffic which we would have if closer to... More 

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Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I was only disappointed that we could not have stayed longer at this lovely hotel. We were made to feel most welcome on our arrival after a fraught journey and served with a delightful meal in the dining room. We had a lovely double room overlooking the beautiful gardens and swimming pool, and the bathroom was particularly nicely laid out... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on a "memory lane" tour and booked to stay at the Old Rectory for three nights. We were met by Sally who could not have been more welcoming. Our room was very comfortable with a lovely view. The menu for the evening meal was varied and all the food was of a high standard. After dinner drinks were... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited The Old Rectory for one night. The owner was very welcoming and showed us to our room which was large, with its own terrace and with pretty views over the gardens. The bedrooms and public rooms are all tastefully decorated. Dinner and breakfast were excellent with fresh local and seasonal ingredients. The service was exemplary. Overall an excellent experience..a... More 

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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I came here expecting no more than the service, food and accommodation of a chain business hotel. My word. was I pleasantly surprised. In summary, very personal service by the hosts, fabulous food. (dinner and breakfast) comfortable and well appointed room. Real home away from home for me

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Suffolk
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35 reviews 35 reviews
10 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

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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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

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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8 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 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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