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The Ickworth Hotel

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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“national trust”(83 reviews)
“swimming pool”(71 reviews)
“afternoon tea”(85 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Pets Allowed
Spa
Meeting Rooms
Dry Cleaning
Tennis Court
4 Star Hotel
The East Wing at Ickworth was home to the Hervey family before it passed to the National Trust. The surroundings are as grand as ever but the idea that “children should be seen but not heard” has gone right out of the hundred or more windows. Where else can you go that offers luxurious...
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Location and contact
Horringer, Bury St Edmunds IP29 5QE, England
20.2 miles to Cambridge Airport
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1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I have just returned from a two night stay at the Ickworth with my wife and baby daughter. First and foremost we had an enjoyable break and were blessed with beautiful weather. The hotel is in a beautiful setting and first impressions were good. Check...More

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Reviewed yesterday

it didn't start well - i rang to ask if they did breakfast for non residents (midweek) - and after two people couldn't answer that simple question, they went off to ask the chef. Breakfast was in a noisy conservatory .... with a hot buffet...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a great hotel for families, but doesn't quite hit the mark as romantic retreat for couples. However, If you want somewhere to explore the English countryside with the bonus of a quirky and unique country house, then the Ickworth Hotel is worth a...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Had a voucher from buyagift.com and so had a most enjoyable afternoon tea. A pleasant, light conservatory and a peaceful atmosphere overlooking the gardens. A generous spread with a variety of sandwiches, attractive cakes, excellent scones and cream. Great care was taken with the gluten...More

Thank PDB-Cam
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

For my mother's birthday I decided to take her to ickworth house and hotel for an afternoon tea and use of the spa facilities. On arrival we were very excited by the exterior of the buildings and it's grandeur, however we were met quite coldly...More

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Spa
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Room Service
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Babysitting
Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Tennis Court
Heated pool
Indoor pool
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Price range
US$147 - US$446 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$147 - US$446 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Glo2591
13 July 2018|
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Response from ickworth2017 | Property representative |
Hi, you can check in from 3pm. Thanks
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5 July 2017|
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Response from norfolk621 | Reviewed this property |
We stayed in a room called Amelia. It was a lovely room with a window seat over looking the Italian garden. I'm sure you won't be disappointed with any room you get. It's a lovely place with lovely staff. Enjoy your stay.
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wraighty
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Response from Cattx8 | Reviewed this property |
When we were there they offered picnics. We took ours down to the walled courtyard areas by the river. Picnic was great, good value. I've also done a food shop before going along for lunches and kept stuff in the mini fridge... More
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"A room at the back will provide a view of the Italian garden."
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"Only 27 rooms, all named. Ours, Herbert, was on the second floor at the front, overlooking parkland. Lovely..."
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"Family rooms are very good."
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"make sure you stay in the main house. Our room was Belle Isle"
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