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Pontins Pakefield Holiday Park
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 July 2013

we spent a pleasant 4 days at Pontins Pakefield.People of varying ages and all mixed in. Meals were self service but plenty of them; staff friendly and very helpful.Drinks very reasonbly priced. Chalet was clean and more than adequate for our needs.Grounds clean and well kept.

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Reviewed 22 July 2013

I paid a very small amount of money for this holiday via a groupon deal. I really can't complain about the expreience at all - I even got a free bottle of quite reasonable wine when I arrived. the chalet was small, but clean. the park was attractive with nice bars and cafes. the beach nearby was fine. The food in the restaurant was canteen style, plenty of it and to a fair standard. staff were very friendly and helpful. I could complain about minor things, but if you want a basic fun park holiday this does what it says on the tin.

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  • Stayed July 2013, travelled solo
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 July 2013

just spent a 4 day break at Pontins Pakefield and would recommend it to anyone. It caters for people of all ages and families. My wife and I travelled with a party of 3 coachloads from Liverpool (150 adults) and from the moment of our arrival we were welcomed with both humour and efficiency by the very helpful staff. Our chalet was newly refurbished with fridge, microwave and everything that we needed. The bed was comfortable and clean as was the furniture and bathroom. Food was plentiful and caters for all tastes. Evening entertainment was varied and at times was too children oriented...but there are three bars and adult entertainment was provided in one of the other bars. The Bluecoats all appeared to really enjoy their jobs, they certainly had bags of energy with some of them being very talented. The location was excellent for visiting Great Yarmouth, Norwich or the Norfolk broads, etc. but we were very lucky because we had really good weather. Thanks to all concerned including our organiser Marilyn Vaughan

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  • Stayed July 2013, travelled with friends
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 July 2013

I went to Pontins with a group last week. 8th - 12th July. Wasnt sure what to expect!!! How pleased were we when we arrived. The park and gardens are beautiful. The chalet was really nice. Everything we needed and very clean. The food at breakfast we excellent and hot. Dinner had a surprising choice, all self service but good quality. The staff were so friendly everywhere and the blue coats very good especially ROBERT. He was hilarious!!! People who have written a bad review....I am baffled. Dont hesitate to book your break here. Lovely part of the country too.

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Ipswich, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 July 2013

We only managed to stay one night because the "apartment" was filthy the curtains were hanging off the wall, there was no cold water even after running Bing it for fifteen mins, the staff were rude, there was mould on the ceiling, bathroom was full of timescale everything was very dirty and broken quite frankly I have seen better homeless units ! There is no oven so you are forced to upgrade to half board and the food is rank ! I will never be returning and will be contacting the sun newspaper to alert them that they have somewhere so terrible on there holidays for £15 offer.

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We have just returned from the best 3 days for entertainment ever .Great bands superb planning everything an old rocker could want . Richie Gee certainly knows how to do it . Will be looking forward to next year .

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 July 2013

We found the food good and the chalet fine. Having a fridge was useful. Was very quiet and relaxing and our two year old loved the parks, swimming, and dancing during the children's entertainment in the evening.

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Property: Pontins Pakefield Holiday Park
Address: London Road Pakefield, Lowestoft NR33 7PF, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Lowestoft
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 9 Speciality Lodging in Lowestoft
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2 star — Pontins Pakefield Holiday Park 2*
Number of rooms: 513
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Long established, friendly holiday park with many amenities for both young and young at heart. please note all rooms are non smoking for our guests' comfort. ... more   less 
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