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Suffolk, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A weekend billed as an entertaining weekend away celebrating Xmas early. In effect it was quite a let down. The food was of good quality and buffet style. But the entertainment was sadly lacking. Together with this the amenities promised did not come up to standard. The bar next to the restaurant was only open when they had staff. Which... More 

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Hertfordshire england
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30 reviews
15 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I booked a 2 bedroom classic chalet. What we got was a dirty 1 Bedroom chalet with 2 single beds put in the kitchen area. The fridge, kettle and sink were touching the end of one of the single beds. There was a pair of trainers under one of the beds !. As well as loads of dust ! The... More 

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4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited Pontins, Pakefield for The Wildest Cats weekend which we have been here for several times previously. Upon arrival we found new parking areas which were brilliant eliminating the inevitable issue of finding somewhere to park. We were 2 couples and had a chalet for 4 adults. We were put in chalet 257. The chalet was conveniently located in... More 

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4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked Pontins with no expectations, a 3 night turkey and tinsel weekend and we had a great time. The chalets were basic but lovely and clean, the staff work bloody hard to ensure we have a good time. The cabaret Saturday night was a bit ropey but we still had a giggle, next time Pontins don't bother with Scott... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this place 7-13 of November 2016. This was a week of Tinsel and Turkey as was advertised. Went with a friend and travelled with a coach party. Where I have been before Mon was Xmas eve Tuesday was Xmas day Wed was Boxing Day and Thursday was New Years Eve. The food was not nice with the same menu... More 

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Enfield, England, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
12 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not expecting much from a Pontins resort - how wrong was I! Hanging my head in shame! We had a clean, tidy, good condition, recently renovated 1 bedroom chalet with a full size fridge and hot drink making facilities. There was plenty to do for my active 6 year old grandson and nanna enjoyed not having to worry about mealtimes.... More 

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PakefieldManagement, General Manager at Pontins Pakefield Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your fantastic 5 star review and for your lovely comments about the park and staff. So please to read you and your granddad son had such an enjoyable stay with us in August and enjoyed all our facilities and even the gorgeous beach we are so lucky to have on our doorstep. We all look... More 

Essex
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22 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ok, first off yes it is very basic but still really good value. £119 half board for 4 nights for two people, that's £15 per night each. Food is plentiful 2 nights ok 2 nights good Chalet clean and warm, tv's now updated to flat screens. Obviously money has been spent although still more could be done. This was the... More 

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PakefieldManagement, General Manager at Pontins Pakefield Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thank you for a great review and its so lovely to read you had such an enjoyable stay. I'm pleased you have noticed all the work we have been doing around the park which is still on going. I hope you picked up a bargain for you next break away with us before you left. If not call our friendly... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very enjoyable 4 day break. Food and accomodation very good. Staff friendly and helpfull. Two shows were performed by your own Bluecoat team. One Christmas show and one tribute to Beatles both were excellent. Well done to the hard work and dedication of the girls and boys. Ron & Marian Pointer. Ipswich.

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PakefieldManagement, General Manager at Pontins Pakefield Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a great review. So pleased to read you both had an enjoyable stay for our Turkey & Tinsel break. The Bluecoats have been working very hard to get these new shows up and running and I think their hard work has paid off. We hope to see you back at Pakefield very soon. More 

Spilsby, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we went to pontins sail away event but only stayed two nights as my wife had medical appointments that we had to keep As stated before there was mainly bingo sold from 6 30 games started at 7 30 we did not go to the main hall till 8 30 pm and it was still being called although there was... More 

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PakefieldManagement, General Manager at Pontins Pakefield Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Sorry to hear you had trouble finding a seat in the restaurant, we do try and advise our guests to not go when the restaurant first opens as this is the busiest time. We did trial doing 2 sittings like you suggested but this caused too many complaints but we... More 

Bedford, United Kingdom
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15 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room was clean ,with fresh bedding ,the bed was unmade . We only stayed for one night to see what it was like £30 for 2 of us dinner Bed and breakfast. Dinner was like a school canteen people where pushing in everywhere . Had soup (ok) Jacket potato with beans cheese and salad (fine you cant go wrong... More 

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PakefieldManagement, General Manager at Pontins Pakefield Holiday Park, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a very fair review. Like you say it is good value for money, We do try and offer a little something for everyone. I do hope we have the pleasure of entertaining you again in the near future. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Long established, friendly holiday park with many amenities for both young and young at heart. please note all rooms are non smoking for our guests' comfort. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pontins Pakefield Holiday Park

Address: London Road Pakefield, Lowestoft NR33 7PF, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Lowestoft
Price Range: $36 - $130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Pontins Pakefield Holiday Park 2*
Number of rooms: 513
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“club apartments are supposed to be better.”
 of 5 bubbles JoAnthony, 4 days ago | Read review
“book Club class not classic. ( Reserved car parking) Take a sharp knife - the vegetables are very undercooked. .”
 of 5 bubbles SiancLowestoft, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“don't stay there”
 of 5 bubbles kymB504, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“All rooms are ground floor .”
 of 5 bubbles OLIVEKent, Oct 26, 2016 | Read review
“Park is compact so most are near facilitis”
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