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Woodham Ferrers, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

From the moment we arrived the staff were very friendly and helpful. We had bikes which the staff allowed us to store in one of the function rooms and we were able to access the bikes when we wanted to, without fuss. The food is outstanding, I was blown away by how good it was. Me and my girlfriend have...

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Suffolk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We attended the 2016 New Year's Eve party at the Thomas Paine and had an absolutely wonderful time! Drinks flowed freely, food was delicious and the atmosphere was warm and welcoming. The staff were attentive and professional, despite being busy and having to spend their New Year's Eve working watching everyone else enjoying themselves. The entertainment was superb and the...

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A colleague and I booked a single night here, each of us having a superior double. On arrival, we found it was easy to park, there's an off road car park right outside the front door. The hotel is a big old house with bar & restaurant downstairs, accommodation up. Checking in was simple, very efficient lady booked us in...

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Thank Mark R
Thetford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We live locally so did not stay over however we had a fabulous time, the food was well presented and there was plenty of choice for a veggie and a meat eater. There were crackers and poppers on each table and the staff were extremely helpful and polite The music was really good. Lots of dancing and more importantly they...

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Thank JFlocal
Gez C, Owner at The Thomas Paine Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your wonderful comments, it's always appreciated by all our staff and management that their efforts have been recognised. Everyone had a most fantastic night and all enjoyed our traditional approach to the end of the year. We all enjoyed your company and look forward to seeing you again. Happy new year.

Thetford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good morning, I am writing to complain about our Christmas experience with the Thomas Paine, after searching through many menus in the local area we decided that the Thomas Paine looked the best for the best value of money, we then phoned to book and came down as per below to pay our deposit, we also had a meal at...

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Gez C, Owner at The Thomas Paine Hotel, responded to this review

We thanks you for your comments and appreciate your feedback , we take all comments seriously so have analysed all you have said and here is our response. All details we taken with great effeciency and copied back to you, it quite clearly said on the menu that beet bourguignon was cooked with organic beetroot which is quite clear that...

Peterborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely traditional afternoon tea with my friend. Both vegetarians and so had a selection of cheese and egg sandwiches. Cakes were lovely and fresh and even the scones were warm. Staff were very friendly and kept asking us if we needed anything and of course topping up our tea. Lovely fire going as we sat in the lounge/bar...

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Thank MrsH0711
Kent, UK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stayed here in December, with our son and his wife. The rooms were spacious, warm and well maintained. Bed was comfy. Shower in our room (Abraham Lincoln) was not particularly good. When we arrived we were told that the bar and restaurant were shut as they had a private party. This wasn't an issue to us...

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Thank Ade1964
Reviewed December 12, 2016 via mobile

I stayed here on my own. The room was really big with double bed and window seat. And everything fit the character of the hotel. Just how I like it. And the hotel is enchanting and full of history. Excellent modern large walk in shower. Sumptuous bed. Staff were so friendly and courteous. Made me feel I wasn't alone Cooked...

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Thank business1966
Thetford, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 12, 2016

From my very first contact to the very last goodnight when we left after the party the Thomas Paine staff were polite, helpful and attentive, without being overboard. The food was excellent and I've received lots of positive feedback on how much our staff enjoyed their party. The disco was provided by Mindy and he had everyone up dancing very...

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Thank JaxMerryweather
Wales
Reviewed December 1, 2016 via mobile

Just returned from a weekend stay in Thetford at the Thomas Paine hotel and can't fault it. We had a huge room with an equally big bathroom and it was really comfortable. The food was excellent and the staff were really attentive to our needs. We enjoyed it so much that we're returning again next year and will be booking...

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Gez C, Owner at The Thomas Paine Hotel, responded to this review

Always fantastic to hear great comments about our hotel and staff, we train all the time to get further and enjoy guests like yourselves who appreciate what we do. We are always striving to better and better, whist everything is not always perfect to get nearer is our goal. You have helped tremendously for our self esteem and thank you...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
FREE WIFI througout the hotel in all of our totally refurbished bedrooms.If you want excellent local meats and seafood then you should visit this ambient restaurant and boutique hotel,our new sizzling dishes tantalite all taste buds, whether you want indian,Chinese or Mediterranean its all here,efficient and friendly service, good local ale and fabulous surroundings you’ll experience this hotel. Recently totally refurbished and under new management, The Thomas Paine Hotel offers a new level of comfort and service. Situated within walking distance of many of the town's attractions, it makes an ideal base for exploring the area or for the businessman needing a good night's sleep. Steeped in history having been the birthplace of Thomas Paine who wrote the Rights of a man, come visit history in its making. Only 30 minutes from Cambridge and 20 minutes from Newmarket excellent for the races. Plenty of free car parking. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Thomas Paine Hotel

Address: 33 White Hart Street, Thetford IP24 1AA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Norfolk > Thetford
Price Range: $59 - $93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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Historical Thomas Paine Thetford
The Thomas Paine Hotel Thetford, Norfolk
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“This is just a dinner review but the whole place seems friendly and excellent .”
 of 5 bubbles Bygones1066, Oct 16, 2016 | Read review
“Can only recommend the Superior Rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles mrharryb, Oct 12, 2016 | Read review
“Used only for meals. Have not stayed.”
 of 5 bubbles beenplacesSuffolk, Aug 13, 2016 | Read review
“Room 1 is a little more expensive but worth it - a large corner room. Good bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles murray482016, Jul 11, 2016 | Read review
“The superior doubles were a good choice, very spacious”
 of 5 bubbles mogardner, Jul 10, 2016 | Read review
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