Ivy House Country Hotel
Why We Love It
- 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
Map & Directions
Rooms & Rates
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.
- "The kitchen makes excellent use of the region's produce in some eclectic dishes" -- The AA Restaurant Guide 2019
- "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 2019
- Coffee / tea-making facilities
- Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout
- Complimentary parking
- Accessible bathroom in some rooms
- Accessible meeting room
- Accessible parking
- Accessible path of travel
- Accessible restaurant
- Wheelchair accessible
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 A limited number of infant's cots/cribs and extra beds are available, on request only.
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 or 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 are allowed on request and will be charged at £15 per pet per stay. Pets are allowed in Courtyard Double Rooms only.
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.
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