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Address: Clarice House Bramford Road | Clarice House, Bramford, Ipswich IP8 4AZ, England
Phone Number:
+44 1473 463262
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

Exclusive health club and boutique day spa in Ipswich, Suffolk However you...

Exclusive health club and boutique day spa in Ipswich, Suffolk However you choose to relax, Riverhills (formerly Clarice House Ipswich) is the perfect retreat. Conveniently located just off the A14 in Ipswich, Suffolk, our classic country house offers a unique ambience, worlds apart from everyday concerns. Featuring an exclusive Health and Fitness Club, Day Spa and Health and Beauty Salons as well as a Hair Salon.

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Birthday voucher.

We had a lovely day using my voucher had a facial, back massage and manicure. The staff were all fantastic, friendly and out to please at all times, there were a few organisation... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bronwyn W
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited here as there was an offer on for an hours aromatherapy massage for half price. I booked my friend and I in and on arrival they seemed very disorganised, my friend got taken in first only to come back ten minutes later and for us to be put into a double room (not what I asked for), thus... More 

Thank Loupo22
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely day using my voucher had a facial, back massage and manicure. The staff were all fantastic, friendly and out to please at all times, there were a few organisation issues but they were resolved speedily and we were offered complimentary drinks! Really recommend for a fun day out, we left feeling so relaxed and chilled out!... More 

Thank Bronwyn W
Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter and I visited Riverhills for a spa day and I was very impressed. From the time we arrived (9am) until the time we left (4.30pm) everything was perfect. The staff were friendly and attentive; the food tasty; the treatments (massage, facial, manicure and pedicure) all good, the swimming pool, steam room and changing rooms all spotlessly clean. I... More 

Thank Mary S
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Trying to book is impossible staff are always too busy they answer the phone, but always say "someone will call you back as I cant take bookings! " Even though I pressed the number 1 selection for 'Spa' they never call back ..... Tried over 5 times to book a day [in June !!!!!] and still cannot find anyone who... More 

1 Thank Kemiveb
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71 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I usually go to the Colchester Bannatynes (former Clarice House), but this time, I decided to go to Riverhills for the Ultimate Spa Package. We asked for our treatments as late as possible so that we could make full use of the spa facilities, this was followed through by the staff, which was great. The pool is nice, but a... More 

Thank KristinaB18
Norwich, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A group of us all had been treated to spa day with afternoon tea. On arrival looked lovely very pretty surroundings, welcomed by lovely helpful staff. The pool & spa area was nice although one steam room was out of order. Had a very nice facial and beauty therapists very professional. The beauty rooms were located up a lot of... More 

Thank kazd1967
London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First impressions were great, the spa was located in a lovely setting and the staff were welcoming on arrival. However, we were unable to use the swimming pool for an hour and half with two aqua fitness classes back to back and the steam room was broken, therefore we decided to relax outside on the sun loungers but was joined... More 

Thank emma-elizabeth123
Colchester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter treated me for a day spa and I enjoyed the time spent with her but unfortunately not the spa. The swimming pool area must be the nicer around for this part of Suffolk but the sun loungers were hard and uncomfortable. You are given a small lookers for two and the bathrobes and towels seen better days. Two... More 

1 Thank cth6616
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 20, 2017 via mobile

My partner brought the couples package for us for my birthday, he had never been to a spa before. On arrival, it wasn't the nicest Spa I have been to, but I wasn't about to judge it right there and then. We checked in and had a hot drink while we chose our lunch, locker keys and appointment time reminder... More 

Thank Jo-Anne W
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 14, 2017

My wife and I were given a Spa day at Riverhills for a Christmas present, entitling us to use of the facilities, a massage and a facial and pedicure / manicure. In advance I contacted Riverhills and arranged an alternative foot and leg massage to the facial manicure for myself. Upon arrival, it looked nice from the outside, but inside... More 

1 Thank Gareth S

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