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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 pick of places to visit nearby, and yo'ull have the luxury of returning each evening to traditional English cuisine in our 60 seater Restaurant and a drink in the rustic oak beamed Cedars Bar.

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Needham Road
IP14 2AJ
For enquiries or to make a reservation please call 01449 612668


Bars, Free WIFI, Pets Allowed, Restaurants, No Lift
Free internet available throughout the hotel
There is free parking available onsite.
Pets: Accepted
Check-in & Check-out
15:00 | 10:00


Dining and Bars

Chef Peter Bulkeley


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

Weekend times may vary


Stowmarket Golf Club

Course information

Course Type: Standard
Location: On Site
Holes: 18
Par: 69
Distance: 6114 Yards
No handicap required


Pro shop golf facilities


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

Woodbridge Golf Club

Course information

Course Type: heath / forest
Location: On Site
Holes: 18
Par: 70
Distance: 6299 Yards
Handicap required


Driving range
Putting green golf facilites
Pro shop golf facilities


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


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 Receptions at Th Cedars Hotel


Registry office:

For any enquiries please call Sharon Haynes on 01449 612668

Location and Attractions

Getting there.

Sat nav users: type IP14 2AJ

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Nearest motorway: A14, J50, 1.00 miles
Nearest train station: Stowmarket, 1.40 miles
Nearest airport: Norwich, 39.00 miles
Free parking on site (90 spaces)
On site disabled parking (5 spaces)

Needham Road
IP14 2AJ

What's nearby?


  • Stowmarket Town Football Club (1.6 miles)

  • Ipswich Town Football Club (13 miles)

  • Stowmarket Rugby Union Football Club (2.3 miles)

  • Mid Suffolk Leisure Centre (2 miles)

  • Mid Suffolk Showground (7 miles)

Cities & Attractions

  • Museum of Anglian Life (1.5 miles)

  • Mid Sufolk Light Railway Museum (13 miles)

  • Rattlesden Gliding Club (1 miles)

  • PLayworld Ocean Adventure (3 miles)

  • Suffolk Owl Sanctuary (6 miles)


  • Ipswich (12 miles)

  • Bury St Edmunds (17 miles)

  • Norwich City Centre (38 miles)

  • Colchester (27 miles)

  • Cambridge (46 miles)

Meetings, Conferences and 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 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

U shape

Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Gainsborough 100 60 40 40 100
Constable 20 12 12 14 14
Restaurant 0 0 0 0 50
Have an enquiry?
Contact events on 0845 620 0506


TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 230 traveller reviews
Rating: 5 103
Rating: 4 60
Rating: 3 34
Rating: 2 17
Rating: 1 17

Works Christmas meal

17/12/2018 Jooney216, Suffolk UK

Appalling service 30 minute wait at the bar to get drinks, slow service serving food we had booked for 7.30pm our main meal didn't arrive until 8.50pm. Am not blaming the staff they worked hard to kee... more


Christmas Party

11/12/2018 Susie T,

Attended a Christmas Party on Saturday, 8 December 2018. Food was served on HOT plates, don’t get that very often and was lovely. Staff welcoming. Disco very good, all groups were up & dancing very qu... more

Owner Response
Michelle198237, Front Office Manager at The Cedars Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Susie T Thank you for your review of your Christmas Party at the Cedars Hotel. We are so happy that your group had a good time and that you enjoyed the food. I hope that we can look forward to welcoming you back next year. Kindest regards

Dated hotel

10/12/2018 MaureenScrivener, Stowmarket, United Kingdom

This was a cheap stay but still the same price a Premier Inn. The decor was dated and the room was musty and drab. Bulbs missing from fixtures and shower not working properly. Luckily we didn't need t... more

Owner Response
Michelle198237, Front Office Manager at The Cedars Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Maureen Scrivener Thank you for staying with us and taking the time to post a review. I'm sorry to hear that that there were issues with your room and that breakfast items and cutlery were not ready. This is not our normal standard and we will be looking into it. We do appreciate that the hotel is a little tired but it is due for a major refurbishment in the New Year and we hope that you will come and see us once this has been completed. Kindest regards

Staff rying very hard to please.

25/11/2018 Alison G, Perth, United Kingdom

We arrived soon after 3 PM and found our room clean and well equipped. Surprised that it was easy to sleep for few hours without the usual banging of doors that often happens during the afternoon. It... more


Had a super stay

21/11/2018 Dottyplanet, Diss, United Kingdom

Hotel is a little difficult to find, the signage could be better. We had a lovely room, small but had everything we needed and was very clean. Meals served in the bar were lovely, well presented and t... more

Owner Response
Michelle198237, Front Office Manager at The Cedars Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Dottyplanet Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay at the Cedars Hotel. We are happy to hear that you had such an enjoyable time with us and I really do hope that you will come back and visit us in the future. Kindest regards