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Premier Inn Ipswich South Hotel
Ranked #9 of 18 Hotels in Ipswich
Certificate of Excellence
Chichester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
“Just the ticket!”
Reviewed 27 March 2012

We were visiting the Royal Hospital School at Holbrook, and had been given a few names of B & B's locally to the school. However, some of them weren't available any more, some of the numbers didn't work, and some of them I couldn't even get an answer from! I googled local places to Holbrook, and Premier Inn came up as closest. I loved the location, right by the water, and the drive to Holbrook was very scenic. The stay was lovely, restaurant staff were very accomodating, and the food was pretty good too! Receptionist was a little glum on our arrival, but she had probably had a long day, but she soon warmed to my mother and I, and was friendly when we left. Price was ok, but you never seem to get those really low prices advertised!! I plan on staying there again in November, and was quite happy with overall experience. I would definitely recommend this Premier Inn to others.

  • Stayed March 2012, travelled with family
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2012

We were visiting friends over the road so location perfect but it's a short drive if you needthe town centre. They are close to finishing their refurbishment. We had a recently doneup room which was excellent considering he price of 39 pounds. Family rool with extra bed and cot. Big TV, tea coffeef facilities clean and functional bathroom. Good value breakfast and kids under 16 eat free.

  • Stayed February 2012
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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2012

Shame about all the refurbishment going on but I didnt hear any noise from it when in my room. On entering room window was open (not very welcoming to be hit by a frosty reception) Heaters whilst the thermo went up to 23, the heater kept cutting out when it reached 17.5 and did not come back on until you reset it - this was a shame as it was the coldest night of the year. Lots of plug sockets always a bonus and refurbished room was at a good spec. There was free WIFI throughout my stay (not sure if this is a bonus whilst refurbishment is ongoing). The oyster restaurant was good, beer was good, food was nice and tasty at reasonable prices although the bottomless chips were a little under-cooked. Breakfast was fine although I always find this over-priced at £8 (maybe its just my personal view).

One disgraceful item was no-one had put any salt down at the reception entrance and it was an accident waiting to happen. Shameful prem inn!!

Room Tip: Room 23 was fine (needs double glazing upgrade)
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  • Stayed February 2012, travelled on business
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 6 February 2012

Excellent room location for us as we wanted a room overlooking the rear car park, and this was met. Helpfull & friendly staff. Refurbed rooms were to an excellent standard. Good value & service at the Oyster Reach, table was booked by text and verified by Staff when we arrived.

  • Stayed February 2012, travelled with family
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Bexley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 31 January 2012

Miserable girl on reception who could barely muster the effort to give us a key, then when we got to the room it seemed as if nobody had been in to clean from the previous occupant.

Dirty coffee cups, bed not made and dirty towels.

  • Stayed January 2012, travelled as a couple
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Kelly L, Social Media at Premier Inn Ipswich South Hotel, responded to this review, 6 February 2012
Thank you for your review. At Premier Inn it remains our main objective to deliver a high standard of and service in a relaxed and comfortable environment, I sincerely apologise that on this occasion we failed to do this. Please be assured your comments have been noted and will be followed up with the Customer Service Team at our Head Office. Thank you
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Reviewed 29 January 2012

A half hour wait for breakfast, no room at dinner in the restaurant. It's the little annoyances that make paying a little bit more elsewhere worth the cost. Still you get a clean room.

  • Stayed January 2012
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Hove, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 January 2012

Firstly the member of staff at reception was very welcoming,polite,efficient and was eager to make my stay
as comfortable as possible.
The room was very clean and comfortable.And the adjacent restaurant served very tasy food and were quick to serve.
I would highly recommend this branch of Premier Inn.

Room Tip: Any room seems to be in excellant condition
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  • Stayed January 2012, travelled solo
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Additional Information about Premier Inn Ipswich South Hotel

Property: Premier Inn Ipswich South Hotel
Address: Bourne Hill | Wherstead, Ipswich IP2 8ND, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Ipswich
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #9 of 18 Hotels in Ipswich
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Premier Inn Ipswich South Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 40
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
In a serene setting beside the sweeping River Orwell, close to the town centre and Woolverstone Hall. ... more   less 
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Premier Inn Ipswich South Hotel Suffolk

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