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Best Western Gatehouse Hotel

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“small hotel”(11 reviews)
“quiet road”(5 reviews)
“western hotels”(3 reviews)
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Free Wifi
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Breakfast Buffet
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3 Star Hotel
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...
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799 Old Norwich Road, Ipswich IP1 6LH, England
39.8 miles to Southend Municipal Airport
13 restaurants are within a 1 mile radius
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had the dinner, bed and breakfast deal and we wasn’t disappointed. The hotel was in a large old house with lots of parking and away from the centre, but easy to find and access in the car. The room was big with everything we needed....More

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Response from Claydon I, Manager at Best Western Gatehouse HotelResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review, I will pass on your compliments to all the staff, may I take this opportunity to thank you for your business and we look forward to your return, many thanks. Kind regards. Frankie Manners- Operations Manager

Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

We’ve spent a lot of time in Ipswich hotels over the last few months as we work on the boat in a near by marina... this was the best experience to date. Great reception from the staff, the food was delicious and complimented the wonderfully...More

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Response from Claydon I, Manager at Best Western Gatehouse HotelResponded 29 May 2018

Hi Olly, Thank you for your review, I will pass on your compliments to all the staff, may I take this opportunity to thank you for your business. I hope you will look forward to coming back to stay us, many thanks. Kind regards. Frankie...More

Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Opted to stay at this characterful and friendly little hotel during a weekend break in the area. Located some 2-3 miles from the centre of Ipswich first impressions aren't too inspiring, externally the Gatehouse is a little tired and the reception area is approached by...More

Thank Steve J
Response from Claydon I, Manager at Best Western Gatehouse HotelResponded 29 May 2018

Thank you for your review, we are delighted you had a pleasant stay; we hope you will continue to support us in the future and we look forward to your return. Kind regards Frankie Manners Operation Manager

Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

We stayed overnight on our way home from Europe, and were very comfortable. The room (ours was in the annex) was well provisioned and of a good size. The main hotel building is a grand old country house with lots of character, and the large...More

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Response from Claydon I, Manager at Best Western Gatehouse HotelResponded 29 May 2018

Thank you for your review, it was a pleasure to have you stay with us; we look forward to your return hopefully in the futhure Yours Sincerely Frankie - Operations Manager

Reviewed 14 April 2018

Georgian period and a credit to the Best Western brand. Excellent staff. Excellent food and bar (worth exploring). Quaint old world rooms. Awesome breakfast. Will definitely reuse. In a quiet area of Ipswich with occasional horses going past. Particular thanks to the team who stayed...More

Thank MikeTittensor
Response from Claydon I, Manager at Best Western Gatehouse HotelResponded 29 April 2018

Thank you for taking the time to complete the customer review survey. We were thrilled you enjoyed your stay and appreciate your loyalty to our brand; please look forward to a warm welcome back in the future. Thank you again. Yours sincerely Frank Manners -...More

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Certificate of Excellence
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
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Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Wheelchair access
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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US$83 - US$127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$83 - US$127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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"One over the garden is nice."
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"Can only comment on our room, sorry"
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"Room 1, quiet and a lovely size."
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"Don't bother"
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