$134 & up – Suffolk country house stay with meals, save 59%

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". You can now save up to 59% on a gourmet mini break at this rural retreat in the Broads National Park, with an overnight stay from $134.

What's Included

  • Overnight accommodation in a Courtyard Double or an Executive Room, with full English breakfast, for two
  • A 2-course dinner per person from the à la carte menu (up to a value of $58 each; there is a $4 supplement for the Surf Turf and Cheese Board, and a $7 supplement for the steak)
  • It's $188 for a 2-night stay with daily breakfast and dinner on the first night or $255 for a 3-night stay with the extra night on B&B
  • It's an extra $27 to stay in September

"Great stay at an exceptional hotel in a great location."
Aug 21, 2019 - Dunmow, United Kingdom
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Why We Love This Hotel

  • This Suffolk 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


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 and have a picnic 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.



  • Bar
  • Restaurant

Room amenities

  • Coffee / tea-making facilities


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout


  • Hair-dryer


  • Complimentary parking


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


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 59%

$134 / night


When You Can Go

1 Oct-22 Dec; +$27 1-30 Sep

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 £5-£8, each way. The hotel is five minutes' drive from the A12.

Have a Question? Contact Travelzoo.

Customer Service available Mon-Sun, 9am-9pm ET

Winner: People's Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite Customer Service

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.

Enjoyed This
(402 Member Ratings)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for Ivy House Country Hotel over the past 15 months.
4.3 Ambiance
4.5 Location
4.3 Rooms
4.5 Quality of Service
4.5 Value for the Money
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Enjoyed Most
Great stay at an exceptional hotel in a great location.
Pat Aug 21, 2019 Dunmow, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Lovely hotel, beautiful grounds, food was excellent although service at breakfast time was poor and very slow.
Marion Aug 20, 2019 Telford, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Great food, staff very pleasant and helpful. Had a problem with water but resolved quickly.
Other Comments
Delicious food x
Stephanie Aug 20, 2019 Cambridge, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Staff very friendly and attentive. Excellent evening meal in the Crooked Barn Restaurant. Certainly will look to come back.
Other Comments
Location is very quiet and peaceful. Short walk to Oulton Broad via the river side path.
Philip Aug 17, 2019 Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Very nice hotel for a relaxing stay. Food excellent and staff very helpful.
Byron Aug 16, 2019 Lavendon, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
This hotel is in a lovely location with the opportunity for plenty of walks around the broads. Set in beautiful grounds with reasonable facilities. Room was comfortable and food although a little pricey was good quality. This hotel is ideal for couples that want a quiet relaxing break. We would happily return to Ivy House Country Hotel. This deal with travel zoo was great value for money.
Gary Aug 11, 2019 Ashford, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Good quality hotel. Restaurant more like 5* . Nice and quiet with lots of walks from hotel grounds. Handy for Broads and Coast
Linda Aug 10, 2019 Aylesford, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
A very pleasant and relaxing experience as usual. Even more so this time due to a complimentary upgrade.
Richard Aug 09, 2019 Hastings, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Great food, friendly helpful staff, thoroughly enjoyed my 39th wedding anniversary break.
Other Comments
Would most definitely return.
Jacqui Aug 08, 2019 Romford, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Friendly and helpful staff with very good food. We were in one of the Courtyard rooms that was slightly disappointing.
Paul Aug 08, 2019 Petersfield, United Kingdom

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