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Lowestoft

Ivy House Country Hotel

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Why We Love It

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

98% (487 Member Ratings)

"Very dog friendly in a very attractive site."
James
Jul 22, 2017
New Milton, United Kingdom

Map & Directions

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. Parking is free. 

Rooms & Rates

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Overview

Ivy House Country Hotel is close to the coastal town of Lowestoft, and sits on the banks of Oulton Broad within 21 acres of gardens, lawns, ponds, marshes and thatched barns.

The hotel is in the Broads National Park, and you can stroll into the village of Oulton Broad directly from the hotel's gardens. Full of scenic waterways and wildlife, the national park also 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 promenade and sandy beaches to the south of Lowestoft are a 10-minute drive from the hotel, with plenty of options for coastal walks. Local attractions including 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.

An extensive refurbishment programme was completed in 2014 with the addition of Eve's Bar, which 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 picnic hamper to enjoy at one of the many picnic tables within the grounds.

For fine dining, head to the Crooked Barn Restaurant, which has held two AA Rosettes since 2004. 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.

From the press:


  • "The kitchen makes excellent use of the region's produce in some eclectic dishes" -- The AA Restaurant Guide 2017

  • "The attractively decorated bedrooms are housed in garden wings, and many have lovely views of the grounds to the countryside beyond" -- The AA Hotel Guide 2017

Amenities

General

  • Bar
  • Restaurant

Room amenities

  • Coffee / tea-making facilities

Internet

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout

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

Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.

Policies

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

Checkout: Standard checkout time: 11am

Children and additional guests: A limited number of infant's cots/cribs and extra beds are available on request: £15 per child, per night, for children aged 10 and under. This includes breakfast.
A limited number of extra beds are available on request: £25 per child, per night for children aged 11-15; £35 per person, per night for older children and adults. This includes breakfast. Please confirm the age of the third person.
Supplements are not included automatically in the total price and will be charged directly by the hotel.

Pets: Pets are allowed on request: £15 per stay, 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.

Additional details: For guests booking the Travelzoo Deal and the Travelzoo Deal - 2-Night Package, dinner must be booked in advance directly with the hotel during the following times: Monday-Thursday 7.00-9.30pm; Friday and Saturday 6.30-9.30pm or Sunday from 12.30pm-7.45pm. Please phone the hotel directly on +44 1502 501353 as soon as possible after booking to confirm your dinner time.

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Customer Service available 24 hours

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

The room rates listed are for double occupancy per room unless otherwise stated and exclude tax recovery charges and service fees.

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98% Positive
(487 Member Reviews)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for Ivy House Country Hotel over the past 15 months.
4.6 Ambiance
4.5 Location
4.4 Rooms
4.7 Quality of Service
4.5 Value for the Money
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Enjoyed Most
Setting
Other Comments
Friendly staff, nice rooms
Dawn Jul 22, 2017 Horsham, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Very dog friendly in a very attractive site.
James Jul 22, 2017 New Milton, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The Quite Rooms
Other Comments
this is a nicely presented hotel in a very well set out grounds. it appears to be well run and easy to use.
mark Jul 10, 2017 peterborough, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
everything
Other Comments
as it was very hot a pedestal fan would be very welcome in the rooms.
gary Jul 09, 2017 Bexleyheath, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The room was excellent - spacious and clean. The meals in Eve's bar were excellent value.
Other Comments
Really enjoyed the whole experience. Staff very welcoming.
John Jul 12, 2017 Woodstock, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Friendly and helpful staff and nice surroundings.
simon Jul 09, 2017 Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The location, the accommodation and the helpfulness of all the staff
Elizabeth Jun 29, 2017 Banbury, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
All of it
Other Comments
The ambience was all that wehadhoped for. Lovely breakfast, great evening bar meals, good choice of drinks , very comfortable room, beautiful grounds to look at and to walk through.
Janet Jul 02, 2017 Northborough, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Set in beautiful grounds. Spacious rooms with everything you need. Very good breakfast with very good service.
Corinne Jun 24, 2017 Gillingham, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Beautiful setting.
John Jul 06, 2017 Maldon, United Kingdom

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