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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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Acle, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Didn't stay here - but chose to go for dinner! Excellent! Welcoming host. Aperitifs in the beautifully furnished lounge where our orders were taken and then through to the dinning room, airy and personal. Waiter was brilliant and very knowledgeable about the menu. All courses cooked to order, so no hurry and beautifully presented. Please see photos. Could not find... More 

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a gem!! This hotel was the most wonderful place, the room was excellent, large spacious with a wonderful view. Quite location and wonderful hooting owl at night. In easy reach of everything in Norfolk. The breakfasts were wonderful every morning and I simply can't fault anything. Staff all lovely, everything spotlessly clean just a wonderful holiday!

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't often give 5 but this hotel was superb. We stayed 2 nights and booked a deal with evening meals in the restaurant. The room was spotless, beautifully furnished and great view of the garden and beyond. The ensuite contained a bath and a shower and lots of space. The only problem we noticed was that the water in... More 

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Playford, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

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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