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Northcliffe Bed & Breakfast
Ranked #4 of 19 Southwold B&B and Inns
Reviewed May 16, 2013

We spent 3 nights at this B & B last weekend. Comfortable, clean and very good breakfasts. Karen & Nigel are perfect hosts, nothing was too much trouble. The B & B is in an ideal spot - close to the town and the pier. Would recommend highly.
Dee

  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed May 15, 2013

This place is fabulous. The hosts are extremely friendly and very easy to talk to. The two dogs are gorgeous. The room was awesome with an exceptional view over the ocean. Luckily we had a 22 degree day so could leave the bedroom window open and listen to the ocean though the night.
Breakfast to cooked to your liking and cooked well too!
I only wish we could have stayed longer, as this place was ideal.

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  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled as a couple
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Karen Nigel B, Owner at Northcliffe Bed & Breakfast, responded to this reviewResponded November 23, 2013

We are pleased you had a fabulous time during your short visit from Australia. We hope to be able to welcome you back to Northcliffe in the future.

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Reviewed May 14, 2013

Had a lovely relaxing short break away. Nigel and Karen are great hosts. Their dogs Harriet and Lily are a welcome pet for those that have left theirs at home. The room (we had the Lighthouse) was perfect. Ideal for a person with reduced mobility because it had a walk in shower, albeit the room is up stairs but a second handrail has been thoughtfully put in place. Beautifully appointed rooms and a lovely lounge room to use to snuggle into their enormous gold squashy sofas to chill after a busy day. Ideally located for the pier and the High Street (both for eating and shopping) The lounge looks straight out to sea. Luckily we had really good weather although windy (when it tipped down where we had come from). Will definitely return!

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  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed May 13, 2013

Very good B&B but could not rate Excellent because the room and en suite was a bit cramped and seemed a bit pricey (probably ok for Southwold) Breakfast beautifully cooked. Wonderful location on the sea front.

  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed May 12, 2013

We have not left Southwold yet bit we are so impressed with Nigel and Karens B&B we just had to rate it for everyone.
They are the perfect hosts. The B&B is so beautifully furnished and very clean and spacious.
So basically if you are looking for a lovely place to stay in Southwold and love food this is it.
Best wishes Phil & Karen

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Karen Nigel B, Manager at Northcliffe Bed & Breakfast, responded to this reviewResponded November 23, 2013

We are pleased you had an enjoyable stay, we hope to see you again next year.

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Reviewed May 7, 2013

Highly reccommend Northcliffe B&B for your stay in Southwold. Great location facing the sea and beaches, close to the renowned pier, and delightful town. Karen & Nigel manage to attain that elusive art of managing a well run business, while maintaining a calm,friendly laid back atmosphere, great hosts. The house is immaculate & inviting, and our room 'The Lighhouse', was charming, with coastal theme decoration, comfy beds, and well equipped for our needs. Apart from that, the well mannered house dogs Harriet & Lilly, were an added bonus - pretty 'gals' golden retriever's, who are very much part of the Northcliffe exprerience........ Lasting memory for me, tripping down the stairs to breakfast, catching the waft of breakfast cooking........ front door open, hearing the shore beckoning, and sitting on the bench opposite the house taking in the glorious fresh morning sea air - waiting eagerly for 0830... breakfast served! Doesn't get much better than that folks

  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled with friends
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Reviewed May 2, 2013

We stayed in the room called the Lighthouse. This was at the back without a sea view. However,this was not a disadvantage as the room stayed nice and cool during a warm day but was lovely and bright in the afternoon. It was possible to have the window open without noises disturbing us. The room was adequate in size with good facilities which were spotless. It had very comfortable beds so we slept really well.
We cannot speak highly enough of Karen and Nigel. They gave us a warm welcome, were very well organised and interesting to talk to. They clearly enjoyed their job. Breakfasts cooked by either of them were just 'top hole', we've never tasted better.

  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled as a couple
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Address: 20 North Parade, Southwold IP18 6LT, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Southwold
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Ranked #4 of 19 B&Bs / Inns in Southwold
Number of rooms: 6
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