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Best Western Claydon Hotel

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Best Western Claydon Hotel.

Enjoy an idyllic break near Ipswich.

The Best Western Claydon Hotel is handily situated off the A14 only 5 miles west of Ipswich town centre. A perfect venue for business trips and stopovers. Small enough to ensure individual attention, yet spacious enough for a comfortable stay. A mixture of rural charm and modern convenience with a delightful Victorian dining room and additional function room for larger gatherings. Excellent road links to Norwich, Colchester and Cambridge make the hotel a great place to do business. You will have all that you need on site and will never be far from the areas recreational attractions.

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16-18 Ipswich Road

For enquiries or to make a reservation please call 03330 034094
AASilver CSR award from Green Tourism.


Bars, Free WIFI, Golf Nearby, Restaurants, No Lift
Free internet available throughout the hotel
Pets: No Pets accepted Guide, hearing and assistance dogs only
Check-in & Check-out
14:00 | 11:00


Dining and Bars

Chef Luke Bearne

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Crystal Room

Our restaurant is a delightful combination of traditional and modern styles, our cooking reflects British trends and has a European influence acknowledging the passing seasons.

Opening hours

Breakfast: 07:00 - 09:00
Lunch: 12:00 - 14:00
Dinner: 19:00 - 21:30
Weekend times may vary
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Main Bar

Our residents bar is a welcoming informal area which borders onto the conservatory. Perfect for taking a break or relaxing after a days meeting or networking!

Opening hours

Weekend times may vary


Fynn Valley

Course information

Course Type: Parkland
Location: Off Site
Holes: 18
Par: 70
Distance: 0 Yards
No handicap required


5 miles away in Witnesham, Ipswich


9 holes Yes
18 holes £32.00


If you are looking for the perfect wedding venue, the Best Western Claydon Hotel is the one. Whether you are planning a traditional reception or a civil service, you will have a team of experts to help you every step of the way.

Wedding service and reception venue

We have a number of contacts, from DJs to live bands, which must be music to your ears! Whatever you want us to organise, we'll make sure your evening entertainment gets a great reception.


We'll give you plenty of food for thought when the time comes to choose your wedding food. From simple buffets to 3 course meals, we can cater for up to 120 without compromising on quality!

Honeymoon Suite

After your vows, it's time for the wows! Our exquisite, newly refurbished honeymoon suite with canopy bed and large flat screen TV is the perfect place to spend your special night.


Registry office:
Gipping & Hartismere Register Office
Milton House, Milton Road South, Stowmarket, IP14
01449 612054

Get in touch with Frankie Manners on 01473 830382

For any enquiries please call Frankie Manners on 01473 830382

Location and Attractions

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16-18 Ipswich Road

Meetings, Conferences and Events

Most of our guests are here on business. However, our meeting rooms and conference suites make working out of office a real pleasure!

Available room set ups

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Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Crystal Room 1 30 30 20 24 20
Crystal Room 2 30 30 20 24 20
Gipping Valley Suite 1 100 30 40 40 100
Oak Room 25 15 20 20 20
Gipping Valley Suite 2 30 16 16 16 20
Gipping Full Suite 130 40 40 40 100
Have an enquiry?
Contact events on 0844 387 62 40


TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 319 traveller reviews
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An average hotel

01/09/2019 Emma844, Amsterdam

Stayed here last night due to a family party. It was just me and my husband (kid stayed with g/parents) The room itself was pretty decent and had everything you needed for a pleasant stay. Im not a pi... more


A bit tired and rundown

30/07/2019 PaulC9217,

Stayed here last night and left feeling as tired and run down as the hotel. Very tired looking and carpets seen better days. Floors creaked and there was a lot of noise transfer from adjoining rooms. ... more



28/07/2019 Ruby T, Margate

Staff members decidedly scruffy in appearance, even the duty manager looked as though she had slept in her clothes and a hairbrush was a foreign object. Fairly efficient check in but the room was poke... more


Great location, very clean, fantastic friendly staff, amazing breakfast, good value for money.

28/07/2019 Seaside781654,

My wife and I booked a weekend stay, we could not fault anything from the moment we checked in till we checked out, the room was clean and all the basics available, the staff were really friendly and ... more


A very warm welcome and relaxing stay

18/07/2019 Nicholas_Pearkes, Ipswich, United Kingdom

I checked into the hotel for one night on the 17th July 2019. Without going into too much detail, I just needed somewhere to get my head down and process some difficult things that are currently going... more

Owner Response
Claydon I, Manager at Best Western Claydon Hotel, responded to this review
Hi Nicholas, Thank you for your review, I will pass on your praises to Maria, she is very special to us; may I take this opportunity to thank you for your business. we look forward to your return in the future, many thanks. Kind regards. Frankie Manners-Operation Manager