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The Oaksmere

Hotels.comUS$142*
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#1 of 1 Hotels in Eye
Certificate of Excellence
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$142*
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Colchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

My sister and I took my mum here for a birthday lunch on a Tuesday. We opted for starters, but asked if they could be increase it to a main portion size, which they happily obliged. When the food arrived, it was nothing special, and two of the starters were increased by just 50%, but we were charged double. I...

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Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Met my mum for a chat and coffee. It was very quiet and relaxing. The staff were very friendly and we were made very welcome. Thank you. There are a number of improvements happening to the building. I would like to return at a later date for a meal.

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Colchester
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis. We were a little bit disappointed that the cocktail bar and restaurant were not open and we had to eat in the bar - I think this should be stated on the website. We were aware of the renovation works but this didn't affect us as it...

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Lowestoft
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took my partner here on a Sunday for my partner birthday. We stayed in the Cornwallis suite and the front of house lady was lovely. They had a fine dining section, a pub section and a cocktail conservatory. On Sundays in the evening their dining section wasn't open so it's pub only side, still very nice but different menu. Their...

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Felixstowe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really enjoyed our stay here the staff were very friendly the food was excellent and our room that we stayed in was just luxurious Our family joined us the next day for Sunday lunch everyone had a really good time. The Manager Kevin and his team are a credit to the Hotel We look forward to our next visit in...

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Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Now the Oaksmere has been done up again for the second time, I think it was even better. The food was spot on and the staff were very attentive. I haven't one bad word to say about my visit this time around and I look forward to many more trips to this restaurant!!

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Management response:

Dear Sir/Madam, Thank you for kind review and your appreciation of our standard of food and positive comments on the service you received. We are excited to hear you are looking forward to the launch of our brand new restaurant which will be open in late May. I look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit and showing...

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A last-minute booking, the Oaksmere was a bit of a gamble, but what a pay off. The hotel's rural setting is wonderfully quiet and peaceful. The staff were courteous and attentive, showing us to our modern and technology-rich bedroom within minutes of arrival. Dinner in the hotel's restaurant was fantastic. My partner and I were over-whelmed with the quality of...

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Management response:

Dear Sir, I’m so glad to hear that your short stay with us at The Oaksmere was such a great experience and thank you for your wonderful comments. The building of our new restaurant is due to open late May. Our new menu will be extended further with local provenance at its heart. I personally look forward to welcoming you...

Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights in room 10. It is a gorgeous timber beamed room right at the top of the tudor wing. Not the biggest room but that is not a complaint. It was clean, comfortable and beautifully presented. I could spend all day in the fantastic shower. The food was excellent as was the service. The staff are...

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Dear Amanda, It’s wonderful to read your complimentary review and that you had such a delightful stay with us over the Easter weekend. Major changes are underway and our new kitchen and restaurant are due to open in late May. It’s great to hear that the food you chose was excellent. We are committed to using the best produce that...

Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful, relaxing stay at the Oaksmere & will definitely stay again in the future & hopefully for longer. Despite the website clearly stating the builders were still in for renovation we didn't hear them at all, in fact the birds were louder! We look forward to seeing the renovation to the restaurant as we were pleased with...

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Dear Sir/Madam, Thank you for your review and appreciation of the measures we have taken to ensure our guests are not disturbed during their stay while the extensive building project we have is underway. We aim to launch our new restaurant, kitchen and reception area in late May. I personally apologise for the missing items in your room on arrival...

West Sussex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Stayed for a night on business. It didn't start well as the hotel had no record of my booking through Hotels.com despite this being confirmed. In fairness to the manager being a Wednesday after a 30 minute wait he did manage to find me a room. The room was okay but not really what I wanted. The bathroom had a...

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Dear Sir, I apologise that on arrival a room was not reserved for you even though you had a hotels.com confirmation. This can occasionally happen when you book through a third party site and we cant always have a room reserved if we have not been notified that the booking is made. However, I believe on your arrival we made...

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  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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The Oaksmere
The Oaksmere
Cuisines: Bar, British
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We have ten distinctive boutique style bedrooms waiting to be discovered, luxuriated in and enjoyed. Our elegant rooms are individually designed and fabulously equipped. You'll find generous Hypnos beds, Nespresso coffee machines, large SkyHD televisions and even digital audio systems that will play your own music. Relax with a selection of Elemis cosmetics, super-soft bathrobes and fluffy towels. At The Oaksmere many of our boutique hotel rooms have impressive whirlpool baths, some sited in the bedrooms. You'll also be treated to large rain head showers with plenty of space to splash. It's somewhat unexpected for an old listed building, which is why we've gone to such lengths to make your stay with us a memorable one. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Oaksmere

Address: Rectory Road | Brome, Eye IP23 8AJ, England (Formerly Cornwallis Hotel)
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Eye
Price Range: £107 - £172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Oaksmere 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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Also Known As:
Cornwallis Hotel Brome
The Oaksmere Eye, Suffolk
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“Room 8 didn't have the best of views”
Rysterman, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ground floor courtyard family room was great.”
mrscole2015, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
“When I return it'll be to room 7”
Pete7-62, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All room are great, stayed in most”
nicholase851, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are great but room 3 I am told has a large jacuzzi bath by the window.”
janecG9153DK, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
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