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The Cedars Hotel

3.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Needham Road, Stowmarket IP14 2AJ, England
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Ranked #5 of 8 Stowmarket B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
Discernman Manchester, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very dated bit of a mish mash of rooms dotted around staff more than made up for the very hot rooms breakfast was ok drink was reasonably priced food was okay wouldnot stay again as a bit isolated location near industrial units and busy dual carriageway

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A bit dated in places perhaps, but clean, good bar and restaurant. The staff were helpful and provided a friendly service. Room was fine, having everything I needed with an excellent stand alone shower

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Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I had my wedding reception here in mid June 2014. From the day we booked, the staff were really helpful, and very flexible with times, food options and rooms. On the day, they were very patient with us interrupting them setting the room up so we could decorate the tables! On arrival, they had everything sorted - the room looked... More

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Tony C, Owner at The Cedars Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your very positive review. We are pleased to have been able to help make your wedding day memorable More

Agnes Water, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

A nice friendy hotel with character. I found it very comfortable - bedding was definitely cream not yellowing! Helpful staff, extensive unpretentious menu, lovely bar. All in all, excellent value for money.

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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
26 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Very old fashioned hotel, decor needs TLC and fast! Smelt like damp everywhere. Large rooms, comfy bed, clean. Shame about the decor. Helpful & polite staff. Very good prices in the bar (1 round of 14 drinks came to only £28!). Thought £76 was steep for this hotel!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

We stayed at the Cedars for a short trip to visit relatives, having travelled from Edinburgh. From the outset the service we experienced was outstanding. All the staff were very friendly and nothing was too much trouble. Our room was very comfortable and clean and although there were functions on in the hotel both nights, we were not disturbed at... More

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Mansfield, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

On arrival to this hotel, it was soon apparent that this was a very run down hotel in need of much refurbishment. My room (22) smelt damp. The covers were sent to be white but were yellowing. The food was served in the bar among gossiping staff and was average pub grub. Room 22 is near to reception and you... More

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Tony C, Owner at The Cedars Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are always open to constructive criticism and endeavour to make improvements where possible. I must take exception to your comments about the bedding however as all our bedding is cream coloured! More

Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Cheap cheerful and to the point. I booked late and had a really nice time. The room was clean and tidy. I was a little dubious of the pics i saw on line, but gave it a go anyway. The staff were friendly and helpful. One minor complaint, there were some workmen in the bar, using bad language and the... More

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Essex
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014 via mobile

Food was good and waitresses were helpful but receptionist wasn't, the alarm clock went off at 7 am on a Sunday which woke me and my wife up on our only day off, I then took the alarm clock to the front desk where no body was available after waiting for 20 minutes the receptionist finally arrived, the shower water... More

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Invergordon, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

friendly staff must have had days off, we arrived from scotland and on checking in receptionist was busy getting disco ready for that night so no ''hello,how are you''unfortunately for us our room was a few feet away from disco so not much sleep till about 1 30am,my husband slept past breakfast time so nothing for him,not a ''good morning''... More

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cedars, Owner at The Cedars Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the hotel and I am very sorry to hear that your experience at The Cedars was disappointing. I accept that at the time of your arrival, the staff were fully stretched following a lunch which had over-run but this is in no way an excuse for an unwelcoming greeting. Please accept my... More

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Address: Needham Road, Stowmarket IP14 2AJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Stowmarket
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Cedars Hotel 3*
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Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
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The Cedars Hotel in Stowmarket is a privately owned, family run 3 Star Hotel which takes pride in offering a warm welcome and a personal service to every visitor, holidaymaker and business traveller alike.The oak beamed bar with its large open fireplace is an ideal place for a relaxing drink or to enjoy a meal from the varied selection of bar food which is available. In the restaurant, which is also open to non-residents, guests may choose from an a la carte menu which offers a wide range of food at reasonable prices.The hotel benefits from excellent conference and wedding facilities. We take pride in helping to make your special day run smoothly and like clockwork!The Cedars Hotel is situated in the heart of East Anglia on the edge of the Suffolk market town of Stowmarket. The Stowmarket hotel has good road access and excellent parking facilities for up to 75 cars. We look forward to welcoming you soon ... ... more   less 
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