Orwell Hotel - Ipswich

Hamilton Road, Ipswich, United Kingdom, IP11 7DX  show map
 3 stars
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Orwell Hotel - Ipswich

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking
 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge area

 Meeting facilities

Conference room

 Wheelchair access
 Air conditioning

Overview

The 3-star Orwell Hotel boasts close proximity to The Ipswich Hospital, Forum Amusement Centre and Felixstowe Museum just 1.9 km away. Orwell Hotel has been welcoming guests to its luxury rooms since 1898. It features dry cleaning, 24-hour reception and ironing service as well as a safe deposit box, free parking and an elevator.

London Southend airport can be reached in 65 minutes by car from Orwell Hotel.

Rooms

Orwell Hotel offers 60 rooms fitted with a dining area, heating, a wardrobe, ironing facilities and satellite TV for a comfortable stay in Ipswich. They come with coffee/tea makers and an electric kettle as well as bathrooms with a shower, a bathtub and free toiletries.

Eat & Drink

The elegant restaurant serves light meals. The hotel invites guests to the Buttery bar to relax with a drink.

Services

Guests are offered to rent cars at Orwell Hotel to discover the sites of Ipswich.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible at a location nearby.

Number of rooms:   60.

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Facilities

General

  • Internet access in public areas
  • Indoor parking
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Elevator
  • Wheelchair access

Services

  • Room service
  • Laundry
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Conference room
  • Projector

Leisure facilities

  • Garden area

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer

Kitchen facilities

  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 2. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Orwell Hotel - Ipswich Ipswich location
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Hotel Address:

Hamilton Road, Ipswich, United Kingdom, IP11 7DX

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City Center
  • Ipswich
    17.0 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Ipswich Station
    17.1 km
  • Bus stop
    3.6 km
Restaurants
  • Westerfield's at the Orwell Hotel (cuisine: English)
    10 m
  • Abigail's Buttery (cuisine: British)
    10 m
Beaches
  • Felixstowe Beach Holiday Park
    1.3 km
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    60

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            How to reach hotel

            hotel Orwell Hotel - Ipswich Ipswich location
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            Hotel Address:

            Hamilton Road, Ipswich, United Kingdom, IP11 7DX

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Ipswich
              17.0 km
            Airports
            Train Stations
            • Ipswich Station
              17.1 km
            • Bus stop
              3.6 km
            Restaurants
            • Westerfield's at the Orwell Hotel (cuisine: English)
              10 m
            • Abigail's Buttery (cuisine: British)
              10 m
            Beaches
            • Felixstowe Beach Holiday Park
              1.3 km
            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  11 am
            • Number of rooms:
              60

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            UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedIpswichOrwell Hotel

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            What's nearby

            Amusement

            • Ugc Cinemas - 900 m

            Local attractions

            • Manning's Amusement Park - 1.7 km
              Sea Road, Felixstowe
            • Port of Felixstowe - 2.2 km
              Port of Felixstowe Road, Felixstowe
            • Woodbridge Art Club Gallery - 13.9 km
              15 Tide Mill Way, Woodbridge
            • Forum Amusement Centre - 1.9 km
              Sea Road, Felixstowe
            • Felixstowe Museum - 3.4 km
              Viewpoint Road, Felixstowe

            Near the hotel

            • Seafront Gardens - 1.0 km
              Undercliff Road West, Felixstowe
            • Felixstowe Beach Holiday Park - 1.3 km
              Sea Road, Felixstowe

            Restaurants nearby

            • Westerfield's at the Orwell Hotel - 10 m

              Address: Hamilton Road
              Phone: +44 8701162715

              70% likes this, based on 28 reviews
              Cuisine: English
              Price Range: GBP 12 - GBP 39

            • Grosvenor - 590 m

              Address: 25-31 Ranelagh Road
              Phone: 01394 284137

              76% likes this, based on 37 reviews
              Cuisine: English

            • Bounty Fisheries - 630 m

              Address: 115 High Road West
              Phone: 01394283356

              75% likes this, based on 19 reviews

            • Abigail's Buttery - 10 m

              Address: Hamilton Road Felixstowe
              Phone: 1394285511

              Cuisine: British

            • Cafe Kitsch - 590 m

              Address: 46 Hamilton Road

              65% likes this, based on 31 reviews

            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  11 am
            • Number of rooms:
              60

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            Orwell Hotel Reviews

            Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Orwell Hotel

            Average guest rating

            7.2out of 10
            Very good
            Based on 200 reviews

            Rating by category:

            Location
            7.0
            Rooms
            7.0
            Service
            8.0
            Value
            6.5

            Guest reviews

            • Group of friends
              6.2

              Good value for money. The meals were very good and the staff friendly.

              The bedrooms were a little 'tired' and out of date. The toilet seats didn't fit properly. A spruce up would make the world of difference. Overall, the staff were very friendly, but lacked 'guidance' in their procedures.

            • Single
              6.6

              Bathroom far too small, shower virtually useless

            • Older travelers
              10.0

              All aspects of our stay were impeccable & great value for money

            • Older travelers
              9.6

              Good parking,good size twin room and bathroom,clean,very good breakfast.Nice and quiet,a good nights sleep.

              Shower difficult to control temperature,but not a major problem.

            • Older travelers
              6.2

              The location of the hotel was good, for sea front and shops, the staff were helpful and friendly. On the first night we had a very good meal in the resturant served by friendly staff.

              Not the best of rooms for location, as we looked out on to the back of the fire escape stairs, the room was clean and tidy, with tea/coffee facilities available, but the bed was lumpy and not very comfortable. There was only one bath and hand towel when we got to the room, even though the room was booked to two people, had to ask for extra at reception, which we received promptly. The overall interior appearance of the hotel seemed quite dull and dark. Ok to stay for a couple of nights, would not have wanted to stay longer.

            • Older travelers
              6.6

              The food was to high standard ,just a nice place to stay

            • Older travelers
              5.0

              The hotel has the potential to be much better.The gardens and exterior are well kept.The foyer and Reception areas are furnished traditionally and there is a comfortable lounge to sit and talk/read in.The bar and restaurant were comfortable and the service was good.The meal was of a good standard and I enjoyed the live piano music.

              Whilst I appreciate that the hotel has been taken over by new owners and is in the process of being refurbished,we were extremely disappointed with the room that we were allocated.We particularly requested a twin room,as we have previously stayed in a double room and found it very small.The wallpaper was peeling off the wall.The carpet was old and looked dirty,although it had been vacuumed.The base of the divan bed was dirty.One of the mattresses had springs protruding.The curtain linings were ragged and dirty.The toilet had a limescale ring around the water line.We did complain and were shown two alternative rooms.One had been refurbished and was vastly improved but small.The other was similar to the one we were in,but slightly better,but situated over a function room,where there was a weddding celebration.We stayed in the allocated room,but it felt nothing like it should be.I have never stayed in a room in such a poor state of decoration.It would not cost the owner much to redecorate and replace worn mattresses and curtains,even if it is not possible to do a full refurbish.It could probably be brought up to an almost acceptable standard for the price we paid for the room.

            • Single
              7.4

              Evening meal was excellent.

              Wifi was available but I was unable to connect in Room 108

            • Single
              8.8

              I was lucky enough to get the bawdsey suite , a large bedroom with lounge, walk in wardrobe and bathroom/shower. The oak panel surroundings of the hotel give a very elegant feel and the bar lounge area is very relaxing.

              The staff were not the most attentive and quite often you had to search them out to get bar service, reception service or even meal service. Not unfriendly just never there!

            • Single
              7.0

              The hotel staff were friendly, we had a family meal in the Buttery in the evening that was good. We were disappointed with the breakfast, the bacon was fatty and rashes stuck together in the container no fried eggs there was tiny bit of runny srambled egg left the beans container was empty, I asked for more but was told they had'nt got any more. It was ten past nine the staff were closing the doors, we heard residents approaching the doors saying they had been told breakfast was untill half past nine which of course it was. We felt they wanted to close and thats the reason the containers were empty.

            • Older travelers
              8.8

              The building has great character, the staff were very helpful and friendly. Breakfasts were excellent, as was the dinner we had there and the service was very efficient with old-fashioned dignity.

              Decor in the rooms is getting a little tired and needs a bit of investment. On a busy corner but traffic noise not really a problem.

            • Family with children
              6.6

              Nice rooms and polite staff all facitlities you'd needFood was nice - tho rather inconsistent breakfasts

              Chimney outside my room for boiler - noisy and hot.Annoying key cards kept not workingDidn't have a room service menu in my room. Didn't realsie you could eat in bar instaead of restaurant.

            • Older travelers
              8.8

              Closeness of shops and beach. Lovely decor. Very good food. Helpful employees.We have already rebooked for August.

              Hotel bed bit hard, nothing else we didnt like.

            • Older travelers
              8.8

              The night porter let us in at 2am and was very friendly. The breakfast was very good with a good choice.

            • Single
              9.2

              Reception Staff very friendly, polite and customer focussed.

            How to reach hotel

            hotel Orwell Hotel - Ipswich Ipswich location
            Show big map »

            Hotel Address:

            Hamilton Road, Ipswich, United Kingdom, IP11 7DX

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Ipswich
              17.0 km
            Airports
            Train Stations
            • Ipswich Station
              17.1 km
            • Bus stop
              3.6 km
            Restaurants
            • Westerfield's at the Orwell Hotel (cuisine: English)
              10 m
            • Abigail's Buttery (cuisine: British)
              10 m
            Beaches
            • Felixstowe Beach Holiday Park
              1.3 km
            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  11 am
            • Number of rooms:
              60

            Hotel Awards

            UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedIpswichOrwell Hotel

            According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
            Hotels Recommended by Guests in United Kingdom

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