A short 3 night stay at this hotel surpassed our expectations. We had known the hotel through dining with people staying there and decided to become residents.
The hotel itself is a bit of a step back in time but that is not a negative for us, in fact it is a plus!! With a large lounge complete with board games and reading materials, provides plenty of space to sit and read in comfy armchairs and sofas.
The bar area, is not overpriced and carries good products (great draught beer!) even if not a vast range. It is a little on the dark side to my taste with seating aimed at those eating more than comfy drinking, but with the lounge just round the corner this is not an issue.
The rooms are ok, reasonably furnished, a little more attention to the bed and I would have made this a full five star location. I suspect that our bed was probably due to be replaced as it was very different to one in another room we used.
The restaurant was for both of us the highlight of our stay. We stayed on a deal basis which included breakfast and dinner. The set three course dinner had enough variation and choice to make selection from the al la Carte menu irrelevant. Dishes were beautifully conceived, cooked and served, accompanied by a generous serving of a variety of vegetables.
Breakfast menu was again broad and used good products.
Would we stay again? Certainly!! Looking at dates for Spring!!!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Blakeney Manor Hotel is a traditional, privately owned hotel based on a 17th century manor house with surrounding grounds and flint barns that have been converted into comfortable and attractive accommodation. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Manor Hotel, Blakeney Hotel Blakeney
- Blakeney Manor Hotel Norfolk