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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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Rating summary
  • 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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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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31 hotel reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Chose to stay at The Old Rectory for our Ruby Wedding celebration along with two other couples. No point repeating what other posted have already said but just wanted to say a very big thank you to Chris and the staff for making our stay so enjoyable. What sets this place apart from others is it has owners who care... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Spent one night rooms are well equipped, clean and everything you need, good wi-fi staff all helpful and friendly, breakfast was excellent, didn't have time to sample dinner, maybe next time. A nice quiet hotel, tucked away but extremely close to the river, and Norwich

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Singapore, Singapore
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

My wife and I spent one night there during our recent trip to Norfolk. We had a warm hearted late night welcome by Chris after a long car ride from Devon and enjoyed a drink in the drawing room before retiring to our room (no. 3). After a good night's rest we enjoyed our full english breakfast before moving on.... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

After a visit to the Lotus car factory and museum at Hethel we stayed at nearby Norwich for two nights. This gem exceeded all my expectations. The host, Chris, was marvelous. We had the deluxe double in the Old Coach House which was comfortable and warm. There was wifi and good privacy. We had breakfast and dinner each night and... More 

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