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“Perfect bolthole”
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Waldringfield beach looking towards the sailing club
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Waldringfield beach looking towards the sailing club
Our Lounge with an open fire for a cosy winter evening
Master bedroom
Garden room
Ivydene is on the left
The well equipped kitchen
Looking from the Garden room to the car park at the back.
South facing garden
Ivydene is on the right
The bunk room
Looking from the terrace of the Maybush Inn
View from the waterside walk
The Tide Mill Woodbridge
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Woodbridge, Suffolk, East Anglia, England

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M G
Manchester, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Perfect bolthole”
Reviewed August 8, 2017 for a stay in August 2017

Lovely house, especially kitchen-diner leading onto garden. Waldringfield is a sleepy village with good walks and close to local amenities/places to visit (e.g. Woodbridge). The only small negative is that smoke alarm in kitchen goes off regularly when you use & open the oven, but would 100% recommend and stay again!

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Nbucksey
Rochester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Another wonderful stay”
Reviewed July 27, 2017 for a stay in July 2017

Had another wonderful stay at this very comfortable cottage. This is such a lovely place to have a weeks holiday. Very relaxing and the cottage was as ever very clean and very well equipped. Thank you for a lovely holiday.

Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Jul 27, 2017
Very glad you again enjoyed Ivydene and the beautiful Waldringfield surroundings.THANKS
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VernonB84
London, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
“Well appointed and clean base on the Deben estuary”
Reviewed June 23, 2017 for a stay in June 2017

Ivydene is a 2-bedroom small house in a row of cottages along the road running down to the harbour. We found it very clean with all the kitchen and other equipment one might want, and the garden was well-maintained. The patio is a suntrap, well suited for a meal out.
The Maybush Inn is about 75 yards away but although busy, didn't seem to be heard in the house to any extent.
The only reservation is that the main bedroom faces the road. It's not a busy road because it is a dead-end at the harbour edge, but if you are sensitive to noise and have the bedroom window open, there may be some disturbance.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Jul 12, 2017
Dear Vernon
Thank you for your feedback. What you say is very fair and something we can do nothing about. We too enjoy the patio being a sun trap and we often eat breakfast outside something that never happens at home!
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Samuel F
1 review
“Fantastic cottage, great location”
Reviewed November 3, 2016 for a stay in October 2016

I stayed here with my wife and dog for 3 nights in October 2016. On arrival we were both very impressed with the location, presentation and cleanliness of the cottage.

It's a charming, well thought out and very comfortable cottage located in Waldringfield which is a real hidden gem of a location. We couldn't find a fault in the cottage and it had everything that we needed.

Waldringfield is perfectly located, near enough to Ipswich, Woodbridge and Aldeburgh for day trips, but secluded enough so that you can escape the hustle and bustle of every day life. There are plenty of picturesque walks nearby and a very good pub in the Maybush Inn which is situated with a brief stagger from Ivy Dene.

We were both very impressed during our stay and would highly recommend Ivydene to anyone looking to stay in this beautiful part of Suffolk.

Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Nov 4, 2016
We set out to furnish the cottage as "Home from Home".
Your kind comments confirm that this has been achieved, Thank you.
Dudley and Liz
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Janet C
Ipswich, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Lovely modernised cottage with charm and comfort”
Reviewed March 29, 2016 for a stay in March 2016
1
person found this review helpful

Very enjoyable stay, cosy cottage with open fire and only ten paces to the nearest pub. All mod cons and surprisingly quiet.

Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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karendave...
Woodbridge, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Home from Home”
Reviewed February 19, 2016 for a stay in January 2016
1
person found this review helpful

Ivydene was the perfect place for our long winter break the cottage was fully equipped, cosy and comfortable. The location is perfect right near the river Deben which you can view from the main bedroom and the pub is a few steps away The Maybush is a beautiful pub and the breakfasts were delicious with a river view too. We enjoyed our many walks around the surrounding countryside and the location is very peaceful and quiet. We would recommend this lovely cottage to anyone and hope to stay again in the future.

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: Nothing
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Management Response
Feb 24, 2016
Dear Karen and Dave. Thank you. Best wishes for the future.
Dudley and Liz
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Maria0107
Rayleigh, United Kingdom
1 review
“Lovely cottage and beautiful village”
Reviewed December 1, 2015 for a stay in November 2015

Truly lovely cottage clean and well equipped. Beautiful village, loads of lovely walks and views. Such a relaxing place to stay you feel all the stress leave as soon as you look at the lovely views of the river. A real chill out peaceful break.

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Liked best: lovely location
Liked least: going home
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Families with young children People with pets
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Management Response
Feb 22, 2016
We totally agree, that's why we brought the cottage.
Thanks for the review.
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