Best Western Cedars Hotel

Needham Road, Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14 2AJ, England
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Best Western Cedars Hotel

A lovely spot in Suffolk

Best Western The Cedars Hotel & Restaurant is a real home away from home. A 15th Century building perched on the edge of the Cedars Park and close to the A14 for easy access to anywhere you'd like to go. With Stowmarket as your base you have your pic show more

Please Note until further notice the onsite Restaurant will be closed and Breakfast will be a Continental option only.
Bars, Free WIFI, Pets Allowed, Restaurants, No Lift
There is free parking available onsite.
Pets accepted
Free WIFI available throughout the hotel
Check-in & Check out15:00 | 10:00

Restaurants & Bars

Good food and drink are essential ingredients for any getaway and our hotel restaurants and bars don’t disappoint. From brekkies that leave you raring to go, to evening meals with the wow factor we’ve got all your culinary needs covered. Tuck in.

Chef Peter Bulkeley
  • Cedars Restaurant
  • Cedars Bar and Lounge

Available

Cedars Restaurant

Offering a host of freshly cooked English dishes every day, our menu is as pleasant as our surroundings at the Cedars Restaurant. We can seat up to 60 guests, and when youre one of them you can choose from three courses of sumptuous traditional English dishes, including 'Proper' puddings such as Spotted Dick.

Opening hours
Breakfast: 07:15 - 09:30
Lunch: 12:00 - 14:00
Dinner: 18:30 - 21:30
Weekend times may vary

Cedars Bar and Lounge

The 15th Century Oak beamed Cedars Bar is all about serving up local beers and beverages in a welcoming atmosphere - with real ales to enjoy (from the Greene King Brewery at Bury St Edmunds just 9 miles away) and open fires in colder months. A bar snack menu is available every day and our Traditional Sunday Roast is very popular too.

Opening hours
11:00-23:00
Weekend times may vary

Weddings

Whether youre planning a small intimate wedding or large wedding for up to 100 people, we have the facilities you need to guarantee big smiles on your big day.

The large Gainsborough suite is an ideal location for weddings with its private bar, entrance and cloakroom and doors leading to the beautiful gardens surrounded by Conifers. The suite can be dressed to impress, and a range of options are available including a traditional wedding breakfast menu, canapes, hot and cold fork and finger buffets. Discos, Bands, Magicians, Toastmasters, Guitarists, Singers and Comedians are available too, so please ask our events co-ordinator. For photos, the rear gardens are perfect as is our very own love bench.

  • Wedding Service & Reception Venue

For any enquiries please call Sharon Haynes on 01449 612668

Wedding Receptions at Th Cedars Hotel

Golf

Whether you’re dedicating your full getaway to the green or just want to sneak in a few holes in between sightseeing, we’ve got you covered. Just don’t forget to pack your lucky club…

  • Stowmarket Golf Club
  • Woodbridge Golf Club

Stowmarket Golf Club

Course information

  • Pro shop golf facilities
Course type

Standard

Location

On Site

Holes

18

Par

69

Distance

6114 Yards

Handicap

No handicap required

Prices

9 holes Yes
18 holes £36.00
Trolley hire Yes
Club hire Yes
Buggy hire Yes

Woodbridge Golf Club

Course information

  • Driving range
  • Putting green golf facilites
  • Pro shop golf facilities
Course type

heath / forest

Location

On Site

Holes

18

Par

70

Distance

6299 Yards

Handicap

Handicap required

Prices

9 holes £10.00
18 holes £15.00
Trolley hire Yes
Club hire Yes
Buggy hire Yes
Driving Range Yes

Meetings & Events

Our well-equipped and welcoming hotel is perched on the edge of the cedars Business Park and attracts a lot of conferences for the large corporations in the area by day (our largest suite holds up to ...

For any enquiries please contact events on 0844 387 62 40

Our well-equipped and welcoming hotel is perched on the edge of the cedars Business Park and attracts a lot of conferences for the large corporations in the area by day (our largest suite holds up to 120 people) as well as community meetings and functions by night. The Gainsborough Suite is a light, high ceiling meeting and function room with its own traditional wooden bar facility - and can be split into three separate function rooms. It also has its own entrance to avoid the hustle and bustle of busy Reception areas.

Available Room Set Ups

  • Banquet
  • Boardroom
  • Classroom
  • Theatre
  • U shape
Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Gainsborough 160 60 40 40 100
Constable 20 12 12 14 14
Restaurant 0 0 0 0 50

Reviews of Best Western Cedars Hotel

Traveller Overview:
4.0 Rating: 267 reviews
Excellent 39%
Very Good 25%
Average 16%
Poor 8%
Terrible 9%
Rating

Steve D, wrote review 07/03/2020

Cosy pleasant stay

Enjoyed a 2 night winter saver break, great value for money, room 7 was a cosy quiet welcoming room. Ensuite although compact was lovely and smart, furnishings in room were new plenty of drawer space... more

Owner Response
Reception Cedars Hotel, Guest Services / Front Office at Best Western The Cedars Hotel, responded to this review
Thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback, it is very important to us and when we've done something that's right: it's even nicer to read you response! Looking forward to welcoming you back again. Kindest regards Reception.
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Excursion516542, wrote review 22/02/2020

Value for money.

We wanted a good value overnight handy for a gig at the John Peel center in Stowmarket. The room was fine, clean, had everything we needed for an overnight. Staff were very helpful , friendly and effi... more

Owner Response
Reception Cedars Hotel, Guest Services / Front Office at Best Western The Cedars Hotel, responded to this review
Thank you for your review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay. Looking forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kindest regards Reception.
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mw102020, wrote review 24/01/2020

Half an hour wait for breakfast

If the hotel was refurbished it could be very nice. Good location and clean room let down by dated decor, poor heating and a terrible breakfast service. The evening meal was good but I would not reco... more

Owner Response
GemmaA621, Manager at Best Western The Cedars Hotel, responded to this review
Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review. We are indeed going to be completely refurbished this year; starting in May. Hopefully you will consider coming back, and enjoying our beautiful hotel having had it's complete and well needed face lift. I am glad you enjoyed your evening meal.
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Mags186525, wrote review 04/01/2020

Mrs

Stayed 4 nights over new year to visit family. Have stayed before and think it is good value for money. On this occasion we were very lucky and had a large room with patio doors to patio area,would ha... more

Owner Response
GemmaA621, Manager at Best Western The Cedars Hotel, responded to this review
Thank you for thoughts, yes we are getting completely refurbished; this is due to start in May. Looking forward to welcoming you back and showing off our 'new' hotel! This will include the gardens and patio areas. Glad that you enjoyed your breakfast.
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tpamies, wrote review 03/01/2020

not what we expected

Staff was very friendly and helpful, but the place was really rundown (and we stayed on a superior room - I don’t want to imagine how the standard looks like). We will not stay there again - it needs ... more

Owner Response
GemmaA621, Manager at Best Western The Cedars Hotel, responded to this review
Thank you for your review. We are being completely refurbished in May 2020, this will see the old building knocked down, save for the beautiful Grade 2 listed original hotel. We are then building a modern, light extension that will sit sympathetically with the original hotel: this will add many more rooms, a fantastic area for larger functions and will renovate the remaining areas accordingly. Please do come and visit us again in the future. Thank you for being so kind about our staff: they are a very important part of our hotel.