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$207 & up – 2-Nt England Escape incl. Meals, Save 61%

Ivy House Country Hotel
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Why We Love This Deal

The AA calls Ivy House Country Hotel in Suffolk a "charming hotel in a peaceful setting". Save up to 61% on a gourmet mini break at this rural retreat in the Broads National Park, with this 2-night package from less than $104 per person

What's Included

  • Two nights' accommodation in a Courtyard Double or an Executive Room
  • Daily full English breakfast for two
  • A 2-course dinner per person from the à la carte menu on the first evening (up to a value of $45 each)
  • It's $155 for a 1-night stay with breakfast and dinner or $271 for a 3-night stay with the extra night on B&B

97%
"Gardens, walking trail, friendly staff. Spacious comfortable bedrooms with good showers. nice public rooms, old barn was beautiful. Cafetiere in the room was a great feature"
Peter
Apr 21, 2019 - New Malden, United Kingdom
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Why We Love This Hotel

  • The hotel sits in 21 acres of gardens, lawns, ponds and marshes within the Broads National Park
  • The 2-AA-Rosette Crooked Barn Restaurant is in a converted 16th-century thatched barn on the banks of Oulton Broad
  • Popular seaside towns Southwold and Great Yarmouth are less than 30 minutes' drive away

Overview

Ivy House Country Hotel is close to the coastal town of Lowestoft, and sits on the banks of Oulton Broad. Its 21 acres of grounds include gardens, lawns, ponds, marshes and a thatched barn.

The hotel is in the Broads National Park, and you can stroll into the town of Oulton Broad directly from the hotel's gardens. The park is full of scenic waterways and wildlife, and has plenty of walking and cycling routes, or you can travel through it by boat and moor up to explore the nearby villages and waterside pubs.

The hotel is a 10-minute drive from Lowestoft's promenade, and beyond that the sandy beaches south of the town offer plenty of options for coastal walks. Local attractions Africa Alive!, Pleasurewood Hills and the seaside town of Southwold are within 25 minutes' drive. The coastal resort of Great Yarmouth and the Suffolk Coast National Nature Reserve are less than 30 minutes' drive away.

Eve's Bar & Lounge has panoramic views over the gardens, ponds and over to the Broads. It's a great spot for a cream tea, a pre-dinner drink or a bar snack. You can also order a hamper to enjoy at one of the many picnic tables within the grounds.

For fine dining, head to the Crooked Barn Restaurant, which holds two AA Rosettes. Head chef Keith Parton serves a menu of local and seasonal ingredients in the characterful 16th-century barn. 

All guests get homemade biscuits on arrival.

Amenities

General

  • Bar
  • Restaurant

Room amenities

  • Coffee / tea-making facilities

Internet

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel

Bathroom

  • Hair-dryer

Parking

  • Complimentary parking

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible meeting room
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair accessible

Policies

Check-in: Standard Time is 2pm.
Minimum age required to check in: 18.

Checkout: Standard Time is 11am.

Children and additional guests: Breakfast for children is included
Breakfast for adults is included
Please use the Special Request field to confirm the age of the third guest.
Supplements are not included automatically in the total price and will be charged directly by the hotel. See room descriptions and rate policies for information about room occupancy and prices.
Extra guest charges will apply as follows:
£15 per night for children 10 and under.
£25 per night for children 11 to 15.
£35 per night for older children and adults.

A limited number of infant's cots/cribs and extra beds are available, on request only.

Pets: Pets are allowed on request and will be charged at £15 per pet per stay.
Supplements are not included automatically in the total price and will be charged directly by the hotel.

Pets are allowed in Courtyard Double Rooms only.

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Up to 61%

$103 / night

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When You Can Go

Apr 15-Jun 30; +$13 Jul 1-Aug 31

Getting There

Parking is free. Lowestoft station is a 15-minute drive from the hotel, and Oulton Broad South station is less than five minutes' drive away. A taxi from either station to the hotel will cost around US$7-10 (GBP 5-8), each way. The hotel is five minutes' drive from the A12.

Have a Question? Contact Travelzoo.

Customer service available Monday - Friday 9am - 6pm GMT + 8.

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

Please note: Some amenities and services may not be available in all rooms or may incur an additional charge. All prices stated have been verified at the time of publication and may vary at the discretion of the hotel.

97%
Enjoyed This
(277 Member Ratings)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for Ivy House Country Hotel over the past 15 months.
4.3 Ambiance
4.5 Location
4.4 Rooms
4.5 Quality of Service
4.6 Value for the Money
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Enjoyed Most
Gardens, walking trail, friendly staff. Spacious comfortable bedrooms with good showers. nice public rooms, old barn was beautiful. Cafetiere in the room was a great feature
Other Comments
The offer was great value for money, however if I was to go back and pay full price I think my expectations would be higher eg, the staff were very nice and friendly but, some feedback 1). Being told that last dinner orders was 8 pm due to staff wanting to leave on time to enjoy their bank holiday is not something I would expect a high end establishment to mention... this did not impact our experience but i think put the focus on the staff rather than the guest. 2). Restaurant prices are high end and the food itself was up to expectations ( though bread and even possibly an amuse Bouche would have added to it) but the service was ok rather than excellent and the attention from the staff mostly disappeared toward the end of the evening as they were clearing up and setting up for the next day. We even had a blast of music during dessert which made me think they were trying to hurry us along. Again if you charge these prices then the service needs to match. Breakfast was good, though the yoghurt had run out by 9.15 am when breakfast was between 8.30 -10 am which is unexpected. I really did like the place and location and would really like to recommend this to a relative for wedding but hope the service meets expectations.
Peter Apr 21, 2019 New Malden, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The gardens and the walks
Other Comments
It was very relaxing and all the staff were very professional
Richard Apr 20, 2019 Bury St Edmunds , United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
On arrival we were made very welcome and also our little dog. Everything one could want was in the room even a blanket water bowl and biscuits for the dog.
Other Comments
We had the option of eating in the restaurant but also a table was reserved in the bar restaurant if we wished to bring the dog in. Everything was superb.
margaret Apr 19, 2019 Orpington, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Location and grounds of the hotel are stunning, together with a very comfortable room and good food, we had a lovely break.
Julie Apr 18, 2019 Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
It’s setting
Other Comments
The room was lovely, the food was great but there was no ambience or atmosphere and apart from one evening waitress who was brilliant, the young staff appeared to have had no training whatsoever
Sandra Apr 18, 2019 Huntingdon, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
We booked a dog friendly room and were very pleased with it, and there are plenty of walks right on the door step
Other Comments
A particular shout out to Angie who checked us in and was also working in the dining room on both nights we ate there
Heather Apr 16, 2019 Isleworth, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The room was comfortable and clean.
neil Apr 16, 2019 HUDDERSFIELD, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The relaxed atmosphere and grounds
Other Comments
The staff were all helpful cheerful and friendly
Jackie Apr 13, 2019 Basildon, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Clean spacious rooms and very friendly helpful staff
Gillian Apr 13, 2019 Basildon, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Lovely location.
Other Comments
The Ivy House Hotel has been converted from old farm buildings and is located on the edge of Oulton Broad and is very clean and tidy throughout and all of the staff were very helpful and polite during our stay.
STEPHEN Apr 08, 2019 Mitcheldean, United Kingdom

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