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“Superb place to stay”
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Fen House
Ranked #1 of 1 Pakenham B&B and Inns
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“Superb place to stay”
Reviewed 8 September 2012

We had an absolutely lovely stay at Fen House. The room was immaculately clean and tastefully decorated with an extremely comfortable bed. The attention to detail made a very good B & B into an exceptional one. The garden is lovely, the hosts are too - nothing is too much trouble and they are very welcoming. Pay no attention to the review from MartinC - apparently this guy was haggling to get money off from before booking and throughout his stay and was complaining about everything. I honestly can't imagine what he could find to complain about: the breakfast, including the sausages, was excellent, and so was everything else. Very highly recommended, and well worth every penny.

  • Stayed September 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 2 September 2012

The term B&B doesn't do it justice! This is a wonderful place to stay with great rooms, amazing gardens and welcoming hosts, who clearly put a huge effort into making their guests feel at home from home. We have stayed here a number of times and would highly recommend. Love the breakfast, and it's great that they use all local, quality produce. We were even given home made cake on our arrival! :o)

  • Stayed August 2012, travelled with family
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Reviewed 29 August 2012

Comfortable bed & well-equipped room, but at breakfast the sausage was just appalling - half-raw and entirely gristle & fat. Yuk!! I spat the first bite out onto my plate in disgust. When I mentioned this (after I had paid my bill), the owner rather arrogantly told me it was my personal taste that was at fault. I work & stay all over the UK, and I'm not overly fussy - but this was probably the worst breakfast sausage I've ever had!

  • Stayed August 2012
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Harrow, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 6 July 2012

My husband and I only stayed at this excellent B&B for two nights, but wished it could have been longer. If you need to find a B&B in the area of Bury St Edmunds make sure you stay at Fen House, Pakenham.

Room Tip: We had Room 1 - double ensuite on the ground floor.
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  • Stayed July 2012, travelled as a couple
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 June 2012

What can we say!!!!!!! A wonderful place to stay shame we were only there one night.
A real credit to the warm and welcoming owners.
Home from Home and great breakfast too!!!!!!!!!!!!

Room Tip: They are all good rooms.
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  • Stayed June 2012, travelled with family
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St Bees, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 June 2012

We couldn't ask for more from a bed and breakfast. Lovely, spacious, comfortable room with memory foam mattress and beautiful bathroom (room 1), a peaceful and picturesque setting with a fantastic garden filled with birds, and all the extra little frills that really make the difference - tasty breakfast with a vast array of choices, dressing gowns in the room, fresh milk for tea and coffee, and being greeted on arrival with home-made scones. What really made this bed and breakfast stand out though was the attentive and accommodating nature of the owners - when we asked about a taxi to take us to a family party, Lynn drove us there herself and even offered to pick us up when the party finished! We would highly recommend Fen House to anyone, and would definitely stay there again when we're next in the area.

Stayed June 2012, travelled as a couple
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Rutland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2012

We spent just one night, but wish we had been able to stay longer. The room we stayed in was scrupulously clean, modern, amazingly comfortable bed ( memory foam mattress) and with all the facilities you may have needed (even a sewing kit!). The shower was good (always important to us!) the B &B is on a quiet tranquil lane, about 10 mins drive from Bury St Edmund. But the 3 best things about this B&B are the owners who were lovely interesting people;the gardens which are beautiful and which we didn't have as much time as we would have liked to enjoy them and the breakfast. We would most definitely recommend this place

  • Stayed June 2012, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Fen House

Property: Fen House
Address: Fen House Fen Road | BURY ST EDMUNDS, Pakenham, Bury St Edmunds IP31 2LP, England (Formerly Fen House B&B)
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Bury St Edmunds > Pakenham
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 B&Bs / Inns in Pakenham
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — Fen House 4*
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
5 star rated self catering holiday home with 3 double bedrooms, 2 with King Beds and 1 with double bed, large lounge/diner, fully equipped kitchen including washer/dryer,dishwasher,double oven/hob, fridge/freezer, microwave.The large lounge has French doors opening onto private patio and access to landscaped gardens.Free WIFI.Children are welcome and ample parking on private driveway. ... more   less 
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