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Best Western Gatehouse Hotel

Certificate of Excellence
Situated with a rural outlook on the northern edge of Ipswich, the hotel can be easily reached from the A12/A14. The regency style building is refurbished to very high high standards of comfort with sumptiously furnished bedrooms. The hotel's facilities include; colour TV, free wireless internet connection, tea making facilities, etc. Breakfast and an excellent dinner menu are served in the small intimate restaurant. The Gatehouse Hotel is the perfect place for a relaxing stay.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Wheelchair access
Self-Serve Laundry
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
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Full view
Getting there
Stansted Airport40 mi
Southend Municipal Airport40 mi
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My first visit and yes I will return. A good deal direct for my meals and stay.
Pleasant greeting from Marianna, very helpful throughout this stay. Susan,Heather and Head chef can't remember his name and the rest of the crew here very obliging.

I spoke to other guests over the
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Stayed here on business for two nights. The staff were very friendly and breakfast was freshly cooked and delicious.
The restaurant food was very tasty and good value and the Addams beer in the bar was most welcome
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what a charming hotel, oak panneling in the public rooms . clean through out and cared for. have stayed several times in different rooms in the main house and all have had a comfortable bed and refurbished bathrooms. evening meals off the bar menu are excellent and reasonable pri
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Response from Claydon I, Manager at Best Western Gatehouse Hotel
Responded Oct 25, 2018
Thank you for your review, it was a pleasure to have accommodated you at Best Western Gatehouse Hotel and we look forward to your return hopefully sometime in the further. I will pass on your compliments to Marina Yours Sincerely Frankie Manners - Operations Manager
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Arrived late and the staff waited up for us (felt a bit sorry for her as she was waiting to go to bed). Very welcoming. I could not fault any of the staff in anyway but the room we had (an outside annexe) was very tired indeed. The bed was clean and comfortable but the room was v
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My mum and I enjoyed an extremely pleasant overnight stay at The Gatehouse Hotel. We were impressed with the interior of the hotel including dinky bar area and oak panelling throughout. Our bedrooms were immaculate and finished to a most desirable standard. The bed and linens spo
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Response from Claydon I, Manager at Best Western Gatehouse Hotel
Responded Oct 10, 2018
Wonderful; delighted you enjoyed your stay; I will commend the team for their hard work and we hope you will return in the future. Many thanks. Kind regards Frankie Manners - Operations Manager
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Bright lights. A revelation in hospitality.
Biscuits - you dont even get this at the hilton anymore.
Proper fireplace
Nice comfy bed with a bit of a squeak
Thank you for your response to my review. I beg to differ from the remark that the Hotel was very busy. There were only a few tables laid for breakfast and we only saw two other couples and some businessmen, so I fail to see why we could not at least be given a better room.
"I was happy with room 9 ground floor. Quiet road."
"any in main house"
"Ideal for a couple of nights stay or just coming through ipswich."
"Back of the hotel is quieter"
"One over the garden is nice."
$61 - $92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United KingdomEnglandEast AngliaIpswich
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