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The Castle Hotel

3.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   High Street, Downham Market PE38 9HF, England
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for 2 nights whilst on business in Downham Market. Perfect position in the centre of town, rooms are basic but comfortable and clean, breakfast was lovely and the owners and staff were friendly and helpful, nice little lounge bar with pub prices.

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Poole, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Having to travel to East Anglia recently we found accommodation fairly limited in the specific area we were to visit. Then we came across this establishment and frankly it's not an easy one to review. On entry to the hotel it became clear there was some refurbishment was going on and that is good news. The greeting from this privately... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014 via mobile

Stayed for 3 nights in this well positioned and historic hotel. Always great service and nothing was too much trouble for the friendly owners. Was made to feel at home from the start. The only even slight negative was the work being done in the lobby but that didn't spoil my stay. Highly recommended and will use again.

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Thrapston, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We were 2 male mates staying overnight in order to visit WWT Welney very early on a Sunday morning. The hotel is in a very good location in the centre of this nice Norfolk market town and only 20 mins from WWT Welney. We had booked a twin room through Booking.com but the 'twin' part of the message hadn't got... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

My wife and I recently stayed here and found it a great little place. The reviews did say that it was tired which I must say parts of it was but in some ways it also added to the character of the historical pub/hotel. Our room had just been decorated as did smell of fresh paint a little but a... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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15 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Having been recommend several hotels we picked the Castle Friendly & helpful staff. Clean & comfortable rooms. Good ale & wide choice of Malts. Good food albeit the menu is stuck in a time warp, but very good quality & plenty of it! An excellent base for touring this part of Norfolk.

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Linlithgow, United Kingdom
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19 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

I have stayed here many times on business and once with my wife. Always a great welcome. The rooms are all comfortable and the food is good - breakfast in particular. It's situation in a reasonably small market town is also a plus. Well worth a visit.

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I stayed here for one night when on business in the area. It's a small place, little more than a pub with rooms, but very welcoming and comfortable. Some might consider the rooms a bit dated but the decor and furnishings are what you would expect from this type of property. The bar is well stocked and serving good quality... More 

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We tayed here as a group of 7, the staff were very helpful and pleasant. The rooms were good & the beds very comfortable after a long day on our feet (we'd come from ly by foot - 20 miles!) We ate at the hotel in the evening - the food was good and plentiful, breakfasts next morning were equally... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

I stayed at the Castle because my football club were playing in the town. The hotel looks quirky rather than tired but it really is fine. The room was very clean and everything worked well. The hospitality tray was generous and the bed comfortable. The food, especially the breakfast, was well-presented. The service was good. I would stay at the... More 

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Address: High Street, Downham Market PE38 9HF, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Norfolk > Downham Market
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Parking Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 8 B&Bs / Inns in Downham Market
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Castle Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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