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Cambridge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We chose The Ickworth Hotel for our wedding on 15 November 2016 because it provided everything we needed. We only had six adult guests and a two year old but the Library was a lovely relaxed setting for the service and the Conservatory was perfect for the celebration lunch afterwards. We were even lucky enough with the weather to be... More 

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a lovely building, with nice rooms, great facilities for children, a lovely pool and in a beautiful setting. We had a good break, but I did expect something much better and it wasn't good value for money. The company running the Ickworth is called Luxury Family Hotels and the prices are at the higher-end but not ridiculous. But... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our 4th time here - same excellent, relaxed service and family friendly facilities, this time we brought friends who loved it too. Great quality of food and lots of fun to be had. We will be back again soon.

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Thank MrandmrsP1511
Scott-OpsManager, Manager at The Ickworth Hotel, responded to this review

Dear MrandmrsP1511 We are delighted to receive your review and really happy you enjoyed your stay with us at The Ickworth. We certainly look forward to welcoming you again. More 

London, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed on a Secret Escapes deal. DBB. This, once again is a difficult review. It's a beautiful building but the hotel seemed understaffed all the time. No sign of a manager. Waited an hour for our starters in Frederick's restaurant and then as soon as we finished it the main course arrived. We were told this was because of... More 

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scott e, Manager at The Ickworth Hotel, responded to this review

Dear WindsorHillsPad Firstly thank you for your review. I am pleased that you highlighted Adam with regards to his service and will pass on your comments. I am also dismayed to read your additional comments and it is clear that we must do better especially with regards to your experiences in Fredericks. The comments with regards to your room have... More 

Bedford, United Kingdom
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269 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was fortunate enough that a friend treated me to a short break at The Ickworth Hotel. Not having chosen the venue myself I was not sure what to expect but I have to say I was very pleasantly surprised and had a lovely time. On arrival signage was a little lacking with the sign giving direction to the hotel... More 

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scott e, Manager at The Ickworth Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sharpe26 I would like to take this time to thank you for your review. We have taken your comments on board and you for taking your time to let us know. The reason we draw the curtains at breakfast time is to maintain the heat due to being an old building. I do agree that this takes away the... More 

Suffolk,
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80 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our 2nd visit, previous one being 2 years ago. This time I had been gifted a overnight spa break voucher. Intially difficult to book. On first call I was told no rooms available on a weekend this year unless I upgrade. On calling back to enquire about upgrade price, a room managed to be found with no mentions of needing... More 

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Scott-OpsManager, Manager at The Ickworth Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Hanl29 We would like to thank you for your feedback, and take on board your comments. I have passed your comments to our Food and Beverage Manager who will in turn feedback and discuss with his team. We do appreciate every piece of commentary we receive as it helps us continuously improve. Thank you. More 

Malmesbury, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was wonderful to be able to combine a visit to the National Trust house and grounds with an overnight stay in this lovely hotel, located in a wing of the house. We took advantage of a Secret Escapes promotion and enjoyed an excellent meal in Frederick's restaurant, where we were so well looked after by Adam, who welcomed us... More 

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scott e, Manager at The Ickworth Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Judith B Thank you for your review and the fantastic feedback concerning your stay and with regards to Adam. We certainly look forward to welcoming you back in the future. More 

Brisbane, Australia
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39 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took my gran for her birthday, she is 90 after all and my 18 year old daughter are too. The high tea was lovely, all felt and tasted fresh from the cucumber sandwiches to the little mushroom pastry thingys. I personally find that most high teas are too much sweet stuff compared to savoury so we didn't eat much of... More 

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scott e, Manager at The Ickworth Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Denise C Thank you for your kind comments and that your Granny had a great 90th. I hope you enjoyed the cakes when you got home. We look forward to welcoming you back to Ickworth in the future. More 

Hitchin, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were not sure where to book for my wife's 70th birthday treat as we wanted to bring our close family along, three sons, spouses & five grandchildren 4-12 years old, two dogs! We chose well! The hotel is rambling but interesting and well appointed. Various lounges, quite or child friendly. The cooked breakfasts were great, it is not fast... More 

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scott e, Manager at The Ickworth Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Milano691 We would like to thank you for your comments and pleased you enjoy your stay and read your review with great interest. We take on board your comments regarding the drinks range, we pride ourselves in our wine list with our range of interesting and small batch wines from around the world. Currently, we are reviewing our Beer/Lager... More 

Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were looking forward to a stay in this beautiful building but were a little wary as some of the reviews were poor, just thought people were fussy. They weren't. This is described a 4 star luxury so you would expect your bags to be taken to your room, no, we were just told where it was and we had... More 

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Dear A N, Thank you for reviewing your experience of The Ickworth. I would be grateful if you could contact the hotel at your earliest convenience to discuss this with me in person. Kind regards, Faye More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The East Wing at Ickworth was home to the Hervey family before it passed to the National Trust. The surroundings are as grand as ever but the idea that “children should be seen but not heard” has gone right out of the hundred or more windows. Where else can you go that offers luxurious surroundings, outstanding facilities, exquisite cuisine and family friendly activities? Ickworth is unique. It's also one of the finest luxury family hotels in the UK.we have recently added a Cinema room to our facilities and show children's films every day. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Ickworth Hotel

Address: Horringer, Bury St. Edmunds IP29 5QE, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Bury St. Edmunds > Horringer
Price Range: $146 - $493 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Ickworth Hotel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 27
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The Ickworth Hotel Horringer, UK - Bury St. Edmunds
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“We did not stay at the hotel”
 of 5 bubbles pgamlin, 3 days ago | Read review
“Lodge rooms are bigger but we prefer to be in the main house”
 of 5 bubbles MrandmrsP1511, 1 week ago | Read review
“Overlooking garden rather than car park. Make sure you don't get Amelie”
 of 5 bubbles 778an, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Our room was called SANDY which had a beautiful of Ickworth House grounds”
 of 5 bubbles 155jackyb, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Lodge rooms are huge - with dogs the ground floor is very helpful.”
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 of 5 bubbles svfoster, 4 weeks ago | Read review
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