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Best Western Gatehouse Hotel

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Best Western Gatehouse Hotel.

Ideally located in Ipswich.

The Best Western Gatehouse Hotel is a charming and secluded country house retreat on the outskirts of Ipswich. A real hidden gem, built in the Regency style, the hotel offers peace and tranquillity in over three acres of beautiful, mature gardens.

A small yet perfectly formed hotel, our home away from home is perfectly placed to offer a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. The surrounding conservation area certainly adds to the air of relaxation! On the edge of town, the Best Western Gatehouse Hotel is ideal for a weekend getaway in the heart of Suffolk.

The small, friendly nature of the hotel, with its extensive gardens, also offers the perfect venue for those guests wanting to stage intimate weddings or private celebrations!

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Location

799 Old Norwich Road
Ipswich
Suffolk
IP1 6LH
England
For enquiries or to make a reservation please call 0844 387 6264*
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Summary

Bars, Free WIFI, Restaurants, No Lift
Free internet available throughout the hotel
There is free parking available onsite.
Pets: No Pets accepted Guide and hearing dogs only
Check-in & Check-out
14:00 | 11:00

Facilities

Dining and Bars

Chef Frankie Manners

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Gatehouse Restaurant

Come in, make yourself at home. The relaxed and sociable atmosphere in our restaurant inspires our Chef to create dishes full of flair and imagination - not to mention award-winning flavour!

Opening hours

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

Weddings

This beautiful hideaway hotel is set in 4 acres of gardens and is perfect for the smaller wedding.

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Wedding service and reception venue

However you want to celebrate your big day, we'll help you arrange the entertainment. You can even provide your own if you prefer!

Catering

We'll cater for up to 50 guests, with fine dining and a number of buffet options on the menu!

Registrar

Registry office:





For any enquiries please call Heather Billing on 01473 741897

Location and Attractions

Getting there.

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Nearest motorway: A14, J53, 2.00 miles
Nearest train station: Ipswich, 4.00 miles
Nearest airport: London Stansted, 40.00 miles
Free parking on site (20 spaces)
On site disabled parking (1 spaces)

Address
799 Old Norwich Road
Ipswich
Suffolk
IP1 6LH
England


What's nearby?

Sports

  • Ipswich Football Club (2 miles)

  • Ipswich Speedway stadium (3 miles)

  • Norwich Football club (30 miles)

Cities & Attractions

  • Christchurch park and mansion (2 miles)

  • Ipswich waterfront development (3 miles)

  • Ipswich museum (2 miles)

  • Suffolk ski slope (4 miles)

  • Aldeburgh Suffolk coastal town (28 miles)

Shopping

  • Ipswich Shopping Centre (3 miles)

  • Bury St Edmunds (25 miles)

  • Norwich (30 miles)

Our meeting room is situated in the grounds of the hotel. It's suitable for small boardroom style meetings, so you and your colleagues are more than welcome to join us here in Ipswich.




Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Have an enquiry?
Contact events on 0845 620 0506

Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 189 traveller reviews
Rating: 5 63
Rating: 4 81
Rating: 3 26
Rating: 2 14
Rating: 1 5
Rating

Awful

26/10/2017 ,

The hotel was like faulty towers. Dirty rooms, various hairs found in and throughout bathrooms. Old used plasters found in room that had clearly been there for a long time. Shower units tired and warn... more

Owner Response
Claydon I, Manager at Best Western Gatehouse Hotel, responded to this review
Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We apologise that you occurred problems during your stay, in particularly issues with the cleanliness of the bath room. I would like to assure you our rooms are maintained to the highest standard however I appreciate problems occurring from time to time, I do hope you will give us another chance if you are in the area again and I would be pleased to offer you a complimentary dinner in the hotel restaurant should you choose to do so. On behalf of our entire team, I would like to apologize for not exceeding your expectations. Your satisfaction is important to us and we will be using this feedback you gave us to implement improvements to ensure we offer a better experience for guests in the future. If I can provide any assistance, please don't hesitate to contact me directly at 01473 830382. Sincerely Frankie Manners Operations Manager
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Best Hotel I Have Stayed At For A While

23/10/2017 Alva H, London, United Kingdom

Only stayed for one night but could not fault the staff, cleanliness, the beautiful dinner and full English breakfast. We received an excellent rate and a wonderful all round experience. Well done t... more

Owner Response
Claydon I, Manager at Best Western Gatehouse Hotel, responded to this review
Many thanks for taking the time to review the hotel; we are delighted you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Yours sincerely Frankie Manners, Operations Manager
Rating

Clean ,quiet and lovely staff

08/10/2017 tweettub63,

Stayed for just 1 night unfortunately wish we stayed longer. The room was large , very clean and well presented. The surroundings are beautiful and tranquil. Staff are a real asset to the hotel as the... more

Owner Response
Claydon I, Manager at Best Western Gatehouse Hotel, responded to this review
Thank you for your review, your comments are of great value to us, I will pass on your compliments to the staff, and we look forward to seeing you again in the future, many thanks. Kind regards Frankie Manners Operations Manager
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Lovely hotel, quiet location

27/09/2017 _christiespetcare, Ipswich, United Kingdom

Only stayed at this hotel for one night but I would definitely recommend it to others and go back myself again. The staff were very friendly and always gave a smile when walking past. It's a small ho... more

Owner Response
Claydon I, Manager at Best Western Gatehouse Hotel, responded to this review
Thank you for your review, your comments are of great value to us, we look forward to seeing you again in the future, many thanks. Kind regards Frankie Manners Operations Manager
Rating

Great time

23/09/2017 sprodway, Grays Thurrock, United Kingdom

Visited the Gatehouse Hotel in September.The room was excellent and the staff hard working and helpful.The evening meal was of such good quality we did not go any where else.A 5 star experience The br... more

Owner Response
Claydon I, Manager at Best Western Gatehouse Hotel, responded to this review
Thank you for taking the time to fill in the response review; it’s great to receive positive feedback we look forward to receiving you again in the future, many thanks. your sincerely Frankie Manners Operations Manager