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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 0844 3876288*


Functions most Fri/Sat nights and there may be noise disruption.
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
Check-in & Check-out
15:00 | 11:00


Dining and Bars


Mortons Restaurant

Delicious food, a relaxed environment and passionate staff - the core values of Morton's Bar & Grill. 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

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.



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


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 0845 620 0506


TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 546 traveller reviews
Rating: 5 161
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Rating: 2 50
Rating: 1 65

Lovely hotel but let down by a few issues

13/11/2017 Sarah D, North London

The hotel is modernized in places and the bar is particularly nice with a fabulous decking area overlooking the sea. We were lucky enough to catch some live entertainment by a local artist and we wer... more


4 day winter break.

07/11/2017 Linda D, Worksop, England, United Kingdom

Another visit to our favourite hotel in Lowestoft. We always book a sea view room, lovely to be able to see and hear the sea. Decent sized room with t.v. tea and coffee making facilities. Breakfast ... more

Owner Response
Fay C, Manager at Best Western The Hotel Hatfield, responded to this review
Dear Linda D, Thank you for such a glowing review! It is always lovely to hear that our guests have enjoyed their time with us. We hope to see you again soon Kindest Regards Fay Connolly Assistant Manager

Sunday lunch

06/11/2017 Jenny4774, Lowestoft, United Kingdom

We had a carvery lunch, the meats were very well cooked, there was a good selection of vegetables, most of which were fresh with gravy and sauces. This venue was a very popular choice with many family... more

Owner Response
Fay C, Manager at Best Western The Hotel Hatfield, responded to this review
Dear Jenny4774, Thank you for your recent review of Best Western The Hatfield Hotel. It is great to hear that you had an enjoyable meal at the hotel. It is always great to hear such positive feedback. We hope to welcome you back to the hotel in the near future. Kindest Regards Fay Connolly Assistant Manager

Lovely Sunday Carvery

06/11/2017 Cindy H, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom

I have now been here twice for Sunday dinner with my Mum who lives locally. We have really enjoyed the Carvery on both occasions. The beef was excellent and really good quality and cooked perfectly. T... more

Owner Response
Fay C, Manager at Best Western The Hotel Hatfield, responded to this review
Dear Cindy H, We appreciate you taking the time to review the Mortons Restaurant. Feedback for the team is so important and it is always lovely to hear when people have enjoyed their visit. We do agree our Carvery is very tasty. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Kindest Regards Fay Connolly Assistant Manager

Not the mot enthusiastic welcome!

05/11/2017 Lawyer6538, Bournemouth, United Kingdom

I checked in here late afternoon on the day. The in-house receptionist was training a new employee. If she intended to set a good example she failed dismally. She was curt, unwelcoming and quite hone... more

Owner Response
Fay C, Manager at Best Western The Hotel Hatfield, responded to this review
Dear Lawyer6538, We appreciate you taking the time to provide us with your measured review. It is disappointing to hear that you experienced these issues on arrival of your stay. I have discussed your points with the relevant departments and we are putting in place measures to ensure that this does not happen again. Kindest Regards Fay Connolly Assistant Manager