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Best Western The Hatfield Hotel

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Fall in love with Lowestoft at Best Western The Hatfield Hotel.

The warmest welcome and the loveliest location lies in wait when you book a short break or longer stay at Best Western The Hatfield Hotel in Lowestoft. The hotel is just a seaside stroll away from the magnificent beach and really does provide a delightful place for a little R&R. Following a recent refurbishment program, the hotel is able to offer a unique blend of contemporary, modern style and traditional features. The hotel has two bars, which both face the sea and offer traditional ales as well as home cooked food. Here's to seeing you soon!

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The Esplanade
NR33 0QG
For enquiries or to make a reservation please call 03330 035258


Functions most Fri/Sat nights and there may be noise disruption. The hotels lift is currently out of order until further notice, rooms all require access by stairs. For guest who park in the onsite car park, upon check in you will be required to register your vehicle on the touch pad and the duration of stay. New Year Eve Party 2019 will be a ticket event only, this will include all residents that stay in the hotel on New Years Eve, guests will need to purchase a ticket locally. Some rooms will be affected by the noise. All music will finish at 1am. There will be a Light Festival on the Beach on 22nd June for 24hrs. There will be some noise which is outside the control of the property.
Bars, Free WIFI, Restaurants, Twenty Four Hour Service, Lift to all floors
Free internet available throughout the hotel
There is free parking available onsite.
There is parking available nearby.
Pets: No Pets accepted Guide, hearing and assistance dogs only
Check-in & Check-out
15:00 | 11:00


Dining and Bars

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LT1 Fish and Chips & More

Delicious food, a relaxed environment and passionate staff - the core values of LT1 Fish and Chips & More. The bar and restaurant area have full sea views and you can always move a little closer and use the sun terrace. Menus are designed to offer homely dishes and reasonable prices using local produce.

Opening hours

Breakfast: 07:00 - 10:30
Lunch: 12:00 - 17:00
Dinner: 17:00 - 21:00
Weekend times may vary
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The Terrace Bar

The Terrace bars faces the sea and offers traditional ales.

Opening hours

Weekend times may vary


Rookery Park Golf Club

Course information

Course Type: Parkland
Location: Off Site
Holes: 18
Par: 72
Distance: 6714 Yards
Handicap required


4.2 miles away in Lowestoft


Driving range


9 holes £8.00
18 holes £35.00
Driving Range £10.00


With beautiful beachy views, charming reception rooms and a selection of delicious menus, Best Western The Hatfield Hotel makes a perfect seaside setting for your special day. Our wedding suites are ideal for intimate ceremonies or lavish celebrations, whilst the coastal scenery also provides a stunning backdrop for those all important photos.

With a licence to perform wedding ceremonies and civil partnerships, our wedding packages offer great value choices and our team can tailor your wedding to ensure all needs are met.

We are more than happy to organise a range of entertainment options to compliment your wedding package.

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Registry office:
Lowestoft Registration Office
2 Canning Road, Lowestoft, NR330EQ
0345 607 2700

For any enquiries please call Karina Hammersley on 01502 565337

Location and Attractions

Getting there.

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Nearest motorway: M11, JA14, 93.00 miles
Nearest train station: Lowestoft, 0.50 miles
Nearest airport: Norwich, 30.00 miles
Free parking on site (25 spaces)

The Esplanade
NR33 0QG

What's nearby?


  • Great Yarmouth Race Course (10 miles)

  • Great Yarmouth Stadium, Dog racing (10 miles)

  • Beccles Golf Course (10.1 miles)

  • Rookery Park Golf (3.7 miles)

  • Bannatyne Sport Centre (2 miles)

Cities & Attractions

  • Africa Alive (4.2 miles)

  • Pleasurewood Hills (4.1 miles)

  • Marina Theatre Lowestoft (0.5 miles)

  • Norwich Theatre Royal (27.2 miles)

  • Bewilderwood (29.1 miles)


  • Britten Shopping Centre (1 miles)

  • Market Gates (Great Yarmouth) (12.6 miles)

  • Castle Mall, Norwich (26.8 miles)

  • Chapelfields, Norwich (26.8 miles)

Meetings, Conferences and Events

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Meetings at Best Western The Hatfield Hotel are a wonderful proposition. Our Library room offers stunning sea views, and our other versatile rooms are well suited to hosting a variety of events ranging from 20 to 200 delegates. Our ability to work closely alongside you ensures not only that we meet but also exceed your expectations; negotiating any challenges that present themselves along the way.

Available room set ups

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Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Ambassador Suite 110 46 36 46 100
Regency Suite 40 18 20 24 40
Library Room 40 16 20 24 32
Have an enquiry?
Contact events on 0844 387 62 40


TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 768 traveller reviews
Rating: 5 267
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Rating: 1 81

Poor service

15/09/2019 white d,

We booked through a.very poor site called travago....who would not let us book breakfast for 2 people just one person so on arrival in the morning we told the receptionist we need breakfast for 2 ie o... more


Review of LT1 restaurant

11/09/2019 pomaus, Norfolk UK

Just went here today with my other half and sister for Fish and Chips Lunch and it was appalling. In fact, I would go as far to say that it was the worse cod and chips that I have ever had. The cod wa... more


BEWARE high level noise from the weekend disco's this hotel runs can affect your room and stay!!

09/09/2019 redbux, London, United Kingdom

Terrible experience at this hotel at the weekend. Picked this hotel due to the sunrise view!! Hoping for a quiet night by the sea! this hotel does not provide this. Base levels from 80's disco and D... more


80s night

08/09/2019 Martinjully, Colchester, United Kingdom

The 80s night was actually very good would go again but don’t understand why they charge £8 each on the door that’s very expensive £5 if buy early tickets. If they had a normal local DJ it could easil... more


80s night out

08/09/2019 kaffrinette,

Had a fun night out here last night. 80s fancy dress and music. Friendly staff. Good vibes and was easy to call up beforehand and book tickets that we collected upon arrival. £5 for the night out, wha... more