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“Northcliffe” 5 of 5 stars
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20 North Parade, Southwold IP18 6LT, England   |  
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Ranked #3 of 19 Southwold B&B and Inns
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“Northcliffe”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Northcliffe. It's perfectly placed on the front near the Pier and we had a sea view room with two arm chairs in the bay window to enjoy the view.
Our hosts, Karen and Nigel, were very friendly and welcoming and the house is beautifully appointed, spotless and comfortable. Excellent breakfasts to keep you going most of the day!

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

My son and I went to Southwold as we had never been to East Anglia before and it sounded really idyllic. We found Northcliffe from great TripAdvisor reviews, and I am happy to say we are adding to that tally today! Firstly, Nigel and Karen warmly welcomed us, along with gorgeous golden retrievers Harriet and Lily. We stayed in the twin room, The Lighthouse, and it was quiet, comfortable and cosy, with a lovely large shower in the en-suite. Breakfast was superb, with delicious locally sourced ingredients, and the Suffolk honey was divine! The doggies were adorable, and we had a lovely play with them every morning. The guest lounge was particularly welcoming, and we watched a DVD after returning from a meal one evening. It was just like being at home - relaxing and peaceful. All in all, we had a fantastic stay, and would definately recommend it to anyone. Thank you Nigel, Karen, Harrie and Lily!!!

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013 via mobile

We have just spent a lovely two nights staying in this very comfortable B&B. Nigel and Karen are great hosts and provide a warm welcome in their lovely home.

Breakfast was lovely, neither of us are big breakfast eaters, but what we did have was perfectly cooked and there is plenty of choice. The ability to make your own toast is a great idea, avoids the toast rack full of cold toast!

It was our first visit to Southwold and hopefully we will be back and would definitely stay here again.

Stayed April 2013
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

We stayed at Northcliffe at the beginning of March. Karen and Nigel were the perfect hosts. The rooms were very clean and comfortable and a lovely breakfast was served. We stayed in The Sunrise room which had a lovely sea view. Our friends stayed in The Pier room and The Beach Hut room and they were also very happy. Pefect!

Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

We stayed in Northcliffe Guesthouse over the Easter Bank Holiday.

The Lighthouse Room, as well as the rest of the place, was spotlessly clean and had all the nice extra touches.

Karen and Nigel were very welcoming hosts. The breakfast was the best I’ve had in a while, cooked with fresh local produce, to order. Enough to keep you going all day!

Harriet and Lily are their well behaved and friendly golden retriever dogs. You wouldn’t know they were there unless you wanted to say hello.

Highly recommended.

Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

my wife kirsten and i stayed here for easter 2013 and had a tremendous stay. The rooms are of high standard, the house in a top location on the sea and close to town and the breakfasts are to die for.............all in all a top spot

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

Arrived on a bitterly cold night in March but given a very warm welcome by Karen and Nigel. We stayed in a well appointed room (the Sole Bay) on the 2nd floor overlooking the sea which was very clean and comfortable but, probably because of its distance from the central heating boiler, decidly cool. The bed was extremely comfortable though and a good quality duvet ensured a good night's sleep. The bathroom was very small with a tiny shower and, although it didn't bother us, some people might find its size uncomfortable. The breakfasts served are outstanding and all the produce is locally sourced and of a very high quality. Generous portions ensure that a good start is made to the day. Interestingly, the dining is communal with one large table, which dispels the silent embarrassment often felt at breakfast and encourages conversation at the start of the day.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 20 North Parade, Southwold IP18 6LT, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Southwold
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Ranked #3 of 19 B&Bs / Inns in Southwold
Number of rooms: 6
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Northcliffe Bed & Breakfast Southwold, Suffolk

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