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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. 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. 13th Dec, the Bar/Terrace and Restaurant will be closed due to a private function, meals will be served in the Regency from 6pm to 9pm, Some rooms may be affected by the noise. We are offering table service at dinner for drinks or free room service. Halloween Party 25th October, Rob Chandler 80`s night 23rd November All free to residents. Restaurant will close at 6pm but a pop-up restaurant in our Regency Suite until 9pm. Please be aware some rooms will be affected by the noise. Property will be undergoing refurbishment work until February 2020, this will be painting and decorating only. Please be advised there will be a fresh paint smell in rooms once decorating has been completed.
Bars, Free WIFI, Lift to all floors, Restaurants, Twenty Four Hour Service
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

U shape

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 785 traveller reviews
Rating: 5 272
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Lunch with a friend

16/11/2019 Zezebear,

Excellent service and highly recommend the open sandwiches and who ever thought to put banana fritter on the deserts your a genius, visited last week as well and the mussels on the specials board are ... more


LT1 fish restaurant

12/11/2019 Inspiration677117,

The fish restaurant is within the hotel, food and drinks were ordered at the bar. The staff were pleasant and quick. As for the fish and chip meal we had ,the best that we have had this year anywher... more


First time Lowesoft

06/11/2019 James D, London, United Kingdom

Although Lowesoft is not one of the nicest place about,we really liked the Hotel. We had a nice clean room with a sea view. The staff are really friendly. There is also a really decent bar below with ... more


Average hotel at best.

05/11/2019 81StuartM81, Darlington, United Kingdom

The decor in the public areas and room I stayed in was poor at best. This hotel is in need of a deep clean & revamp as the furniture in the bar & restaurant is dated and the carpet in the room I stay... more



27/10/2019 Trudie E, Scottish Highlands, United Kingdom

Thank you so much for your hospitality...you couldnt have been more welcoming...what lovely friendly helpful staff...you really made it for us..great room...all brand new and really spotless..so clean... more