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“The Great Grape Escape 2014”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of The Angel Hotel

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The Angel Hotel
Ranked #4 of 11 Hotels in Bury St Edmunds
Eye, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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“The Great Grape Escape 2014”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2014

Overnight stay with dinner & breakfast inspired by the Christmas gift of a luxury afternoon tea.

Staff at the hotel are ALL exemplary - Attention to detail and quality of service some of the best we've ever experienced in the UK.

Dinner, breaksfast and not least of all the 'Splendid Afternoon Tea' were all of very high quality and superbly presented.

Hotel room spotlessly clean and warm - Well appointed with all required bits and bobs.
Newspaper of choice delivered to door free of charge was a very nice additional touch.

Hotel bar in what was presumable old wine and ber cellar - Quirky decor in quite different surroundings. Staff again attentive whilst remaining in the background.

Valet parking and return also part of standard service.

Location perfect for centre of town with everything easily within 5 minute walk.

Unhesitating recommendation - watch out for the special deals continually on offer for additional value.

Tip - Ask for room overlooking the Abbey Gates - beautiful view from front of hotel. Some of rooms are enclosed with limited view but this in no way detracts from quality of appointment.

RECOMMENDED :-)

Room Tip: Tip - Ask for room overlooking the Abbey Gates - beautiful view from front of hotel.
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  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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LynnCowan, Manager at The Angel Hotel, responded to this review, 12 February 2014
Dear Gary

Thank you for your feedback on The Angel Hotel and taking the time to write a review. It was lovely reading your comments and I am so glad that your time with us was enjoyable.I hope we can welcome you back to The Angel Hotel in the near future.

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Whitchurch, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2014 via mobile

My stay at the Angel was as always very enjoyable, this stay I asked for a room overlooking the Abbey and the main road. The views at night with a floodlit Abbey and grounds are spectacular, my room was clean warm and well equipped ie tea and coffee making facilities and a nice flat screen television.
The hotel is situated in an ideal location for choice of eateries bars and night life with the local theatre just a five minute walk away.
The welcoming log fire situated in the comfort area in the reception is always lit and gives an ambiance of calm and tranquility .
Eating in the hotel is a pleasure to the taste buds and breakfast is of a high quality.
I am already looking forward to my next stay.

Stayed January 2014, travelled on business
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LynnCowan, Manager at The Angel Hotel, responded to this review, 10 February 2014
Dear Guest

It was lovely to read that your stay at The Angel Hotel was enjoyable and I look forward to welcoming you back to The Angel Hotel in the near future.

With Kind Regards
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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2014

I stayed at the angel for the first time and have to say it was well worth it service was excellent and food was great especially the breakfast which was hot and freshly cooked and just how I like it a credit to your team of chefs and hotel is well suited in the surrounding area and I will definitely come back

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LynnCowan, Manager at The Angel Hotel, responded to this review, 6 February 2014
Dear Guest

Thank you for your lovely comments on your stay at The Angel Hotel. I was happy to read that you enjoyed your stay and I will be passing you comments along to my team. I hope we can welcome you back to The Angel Hotel in the near future.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2014

We had a two nights' stay at The Angel Hotel back in December 2013, so this review is long overdue!. Our room was a lovely suite and overlooked one of the town's squares. Nevertheless, it was very quiet and extremely comfortable. We had dinner at the hotel both nights. The food was excellent; a lot of local people eat there, which is a good sign. The car was taken care of by a solicitous member of staff. In fact, all the staff were amazing; friendly, professional and nothing was too much trouble. Breakfast was excellent too; food was freshly prepared and there was a wide variety. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and hope to return as soon as we can. We highly recommend a stay at The Angel Hotel. One of the best we have stayed at.

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  • Stayed December 2013, travelled as a couple
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LynnCowan, Manager at The Angel Hotel, responded to this review, 4 February 2014
Dear Guest

I appreciate you taking the time to leave a review on your stay at The Angel Hotel. It was lovely to read that you had a wonderful time with us and we hope we can welcome you back in the near future.

With Kind Regards
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Enniskillen, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2014

I have stayed often in the Angel and it is extremely handy for exploring the town. The staff are friendly and late night ordering from the bar is never an issue. The rooms are all different as it is a very old hotel but they are all extremely comfortable. Parking is a bit of a pain as there is only a small car park. However there's a large public car park right outside which is free from 6pm to 8am so if you are only using the hotel between these hours it is perfect. Breakfast is extremely good.

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled on business
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LynnCowan, Manager at The Angel Hotel, responded to this review, 4 February 2014
Dear John

Thank you for your feedback on The Angel Hotel and taking the time to write a review. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay and I hope to be welcoming you back to The Angel Hotel again.

With Kind Regards
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2014

Right in the heart of Bury St Edmunds is a lovely old fashioned hotel where service enhances the lovely setting of this special place. From the moment they parked my car till checked out the service was great. Nothing was too much trouble and I was one of 32 in a group.
The restaurant served excellent freshly prepared food, my pigeon followed by roast cod hit the spot. A limited by quality wine list covered everything from the cheaper end to the flash wines of the world. A lovely breakfast , a meeting,and then Bury and the lovely area to explore.
Perfect spot for a short break.

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled on business
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LynnCowan, Manager at The Angel Hotel, responded to this review, 4 February 2014
Dear Martin

I am glad to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for taking the time to leave feedback. I hope we can welcome you back to The Angel Hotel in the near future.

With Kind Regards
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Beccles, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2014

We stayed here for one night as a Christmas gift to see "Morecombe & Wise Tribute" at the local theatre. We had a beautiful room, very spacious. Front of house staff all very helpful, our bags taken straight up to our room, car parked for us, all staff very attentive & welcoming. Breakfast was fresh & tasty. We had a good break & the tribute show was excellent. We will go back again to see a bit more of the surrounding area.

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
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LynnCowan, Manager at The Angel Hotel, responded to this review, 4 February 2014
Dear Guest

I appreciate you taking the time to leave a review on your stay at The Angel Hotel. It was lovely to read that you had a wonderful time with us and we hope we can welcome you back in the near future.

With Kind Regards
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Property: The Angel Hotel
Address: 3 Angel Hill, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1LT, England
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Region: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Bury St Edmunds
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 11 Hotels in Bury St Edmunds
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — The Angel Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 78
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
This Georgian ivy clad 4 star boutique hotel and restaurant in Suffolk surprises with a twist of urban chic. Our Suffolk hotel is right in the heart of Bury St Edmunds town centre and everything is just a step from here. Explore winding, cobbled, shop filled streets and a plethora of ancient architecture on the doorstep. Once inside, The Angel Hotel is a curious contrast of comfy contemporary design with touches of exotic grandeur. Warm leather sofas vie for your company in the lounge, which is filled with curiosities, pop art, eccentric oddities and cool vintage furniture. It is a hotel of many different aspects all artfully blended together into an exciting package and the bedrooms are no exception. The Angel Eaterie has a great reputation and dining here is a culinary treat. Take the steps down into the decadently curious Wingspan Cocktail Bar & Lounge located in the 12th Century vaults under the Hotel. Wingspan is the perfect location to meet with friends, for pre-dinner drinks, or simply to relax after a long day. ... more   less 
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