£89 – Suffolk Country-House Stay with Breakfast, Was £170

Ivy House Country Hotel
Claire Stapleton
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The Deal

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Save up to 47% on an overnight stay at Ivy House Country Hotel in the Suffolk Broads. Now £89, this offer includes:

  • Accommodation in a Courtyard Double or Executive Room, with full English breakfast, for two
  • It's £129 for a 2-night stay and £179 for a 3-night stay

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


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 hotel is a 10-minute drive from Lowestoft’s promenade, and beyond that the sandy beaches south of town offer 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, and included 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



  • 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

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


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.

£89 / night


When You Can Go

1-31 Jul; 1-30 Sep; +£10 1-31 Aug

98% (451 Member Ratings)

"All of it really!"
20. Jun 2017
Margate, United Kingdom

Getting There

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. 

Have a Question? Contact Travelzoo.

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.

It is the responsibility of the hotel chain and/or the individual property to ensure the accuracy of the photos displayed. Travelzoo is not responsible for any inaccuracies in the photos.

98% Positive
(451 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
All of it really!
Other Comments
It was very hot and the only outdoor seating were wooden picnic tables no umbrellas either It would have been nice if there had been something more comfortable to sit and read our papers We did eventually find 2 chairs which we took to the garden Also the flower beds looked very neglected which was a shame as the grounds with not too much effort could have been stunning A few hanging baskets and pots would have made all the difference
Sutcliffe 20. Jun 2017 Margate, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The ambience, the accommodation, the setting,
Other Comments
Friendly reception staff and booking in made easy. Our excellent rooms, cleanliness and fittings, comfortable bed. No complaints at all, brilliant.
Roy 15. Jun 2017 Dartford, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Beautiful hotel.Wonderful surroundings,very peaceful,superb restaurant,great food,wonderful breakfast cooked to order.Very friendly staff,superb bedroom very clean.
Helen 12. Jun 2017 Ramsgate, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The food and also the beautiful setting
Other Comments
Its a lovely hideaway
Norma 11. Jun 2017 Bedford, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The room was superb, the staff were excellent, so was the food.
Other Comments
The surrounding grounds were beautiful. The whole place was well kept, and the dog was made very welcome.
geoff 10. Jun 2017 West Byfleet, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Beautiful peaceful location with plenty of walks direct from hotel. Clean and very comfortable spacious room.
Other Comments
One minor point. After having a beautifully cooked steak one evening I ordered a vegetable moussaka the next day thinking it would be wonderful but was disappointed when it turned out to be more like an Italian tomato based mix with just a couple of slices of mozzarella on top. Not a hint of nutmeg or cinnamon or the lovely creamy white sauce which make this dish so tasty. But I still ate it!!
Marion 09. Jun 2017 Dunstable, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Relaxing in the sunshine in the beautiful gardens.
Other Comments
Super hotel with beautiful grounds and very friendly staff.
Jill 06. Jun 2017 Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Arrived for a one night stay with parents. Booking in very easy and staff always on the desk. Staff very friendly and accommodating. Rooms extremely comfortable and ours had a lovely wood beam ceiling. Bathroom was huge and compleat with soft towels and plenty of toiletries. Kettle and cafeteria were a lovely touch and came complete with a picture of fresh coffee along with tea hot chocolate ect and some homemade biscuits. The grounds are lovely although we felt something could be done with the lake as it was a little smelly with the stagnant water. We sat in the summerhouse and enjoyed a drink (perfect). Although we never ate in the restaurant we had breakfast there which I can highly recommend. The poached eggs are to die for (well done chef). A wonderfully weekend thank you.
Other Comments
Location is great with a lovely harbour about a 3 min drive. Here you can enjoy the water and boats while having a drink or coffee as there are plenty of eating places. There is also a lovely park to walk around and has a free museum.. A great hotel in a great location.
Christine 05. Jun 2017 Billericay, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Food service and ambiance was excellent
Other Comments
A few negative things - tv remote didn't work the whole time - I asked for a replacement but didn't receive one - I think there should have been some sort of handle over the bath to assist getting in Unfortunately reception wasn't very professional in handling problems but they tried.
TEGWEN 03. Jun 2017 AMERSHAM, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Clean comfortable room - well maintained grounds - excellent food - all the staff were friendly and helpful.
Leslie 02. Jun 2017 Milton Keynes, United Kingdom

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