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Best Western Gatehouse Hotel

Traveller (67)
Room & Suite (28)
Dining (9)
Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
Situated with a rural outlook on the northern edge of Ipswich, the hotel can be easily reached from the A12/A14. The regency style building is refurbished to very high high standards of comfort with sumptiously furnished bedrooms. The hotel's facilities include; colour TV, free wireless internet connection, tea making facilities, etc. Breakfast and an excellent dinner menu are served in the small intimate restaurant. The Gatehouse Hotel is the perfect place for a relaxing stay.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room service
Free parking
Non-smoking hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair access
Room features
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
Good to know
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Traveller rating
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  • English
Popular mentions
Booked this at this hotel at last minute as needed to visit Ipswich at shirt notice. Thought the place would be deserted as it's in a dead end on the outskirts of town - how wrong was I! Hotel was busy and most people appeared to be dining in, probably because nowhere else
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Staff were friendly and helpful. Food was very good value and plentiful. Everywhere was clean and tidy . Room a little bijou but was big enough for me. Easy access to A14 and central Ipswich. Will stay again!
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Response from Claydon I, Manager at Best Western Gatehouse Hotel
Responded 3 days ago
Thank you for taking the time to review the hotel, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay and hope you will use our services again in the future. Kind regards Frankie Manners Operations Manager
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Last week I stayed for 3 nights along with a colleague (who had made the reservation) and 3 clients. We were all impressed and would be happy to return. My room (8) was spacious and attractive, with a feature sleigh bed. The mattress may have been firm for some tastes but was
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Response from Claydon I, Manager at Best Western Gatehouse Hotel
Responded 4 weeks ago
Wonderful; we are overjoyed and delighted you and your guest enjoyed there stay; I will commend the team for their hard work as specially the wonderful Marianna. We hope to see you again some time in the future. Many thanks. Kind regards Frankie Manners - Operations Manager
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We stayed here for two nights with friends in rooms 1 and 2. We had a warm welcome from Marianne and we were given room 2. Whist it was a large room the old sash windows are in desperate need of repair. They were both open ( a hint of damp smell in room) and were incredibly
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Response from Claydon I, Manager at Best Western Gatehouse Hotel
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thank you for your review, as we did not meet with all your expectations, please accept our sincere apologies. We have take note of the issues raised and hopefully on your return we can arrange for a complementary up grade. We will however pass on your compliments to the team and we look forward to seeing you again soon. many thanks. Yours sincerely Frankie Manners – Operations Manager
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My first time stopping at this hotel while in the area on business for three nights. The staff are very friendly, a welcoming smile and happy to spend a few minutes having a chat. Breakfast is cooked to order which is always a plus. Evening meals in the restaurant was
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Response from Claydon I, Manager at Best Western Gatehouse Hotel
Responded 26 Jan 2019
Thank you for the great review; lovely to receive positive feedback,we look forward to your return, many thanks. your sincerely Frankie Manners Operations Manager Property 83676
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Bright lights. A revelation in hospitality.
Biscuits - you dont even get this at the hilton anymore.
Proper fireplace
Nice comfy bed with a bit of a squeak
"Apart from rooms in the main house also have purpose built outside rooms with all modern conveniences"
"I was happy with room 9 ground floor. Quiet road."
"any in main house"
"Ideal for a couple of nights stay or just coming through ipswich."
"Back of the hotel is quieter"
US$62 - US$107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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