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Novotel Ipswich Centre Hotel

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Greyfriars Road, Ipswich IP1 1UP England
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
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#7 of 18 hotels in Ipswich
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The Novotel Ipswich is ideally located in the thriving town centre of Ipswich. Offering 101 newly refurbished rooms including 10 Executive and 15 Superior rooms, the hotel is perfect for a business trip or conference in Ipswich with a business centre, Six meeting rooms as well as Free high speed WiFi Internet access. At the end of an eventful day, relax in the hotel bar and enjoy a meal in our Elements restaurant, which also offers 24 hours room service. Onsite pay parking for your convenience.
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Property amenities
Electric vehicle charging station
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Baggage storage
Paid private parking on-site
Parking
Wifi
Restaurant
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary instant cofffee
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Air conditioning
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Safe
Flatscreen TV
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Non-smoking rooms
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English
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Nicholas F wrote a review Yesterday
Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom12 contributions6 helpful votes
A dreadful first impression, greeted by an unwelcoming reception member who said there was no parking as last night's guests left their cars on site whilst at the football match. Asked where else I could park for 24 hours I was told there was nowhere. We would need to try and park when the match finished. We paid £10 to park offsite and then later when we found a space at Novotel we're told that we had to pay for 24 hours there too. Very distressed at all the time wasted over this, finally a duty manager agreed to waive the fee. Such a shame because otherwise we thought the hotel standards were excellent.
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Date of stay: October 2021
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Jon S wrote a review 15 Oct
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Didn't use this hotel, but did use the public electric car charging point. When those vultures called ParkingEye wanted to fine me £100 for parking illegally (whilst charging my car!!), and after my direct appeal was unsuccessful, I called this hotel and Susan provided a fantastic prompt service and ensured my fine was cancelled. Thank you Susan for resolving an unnecessarily stressful situation for me - very much appreciated.
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Date of stay: August 2021
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patB3597NY wrote a review 13 Oct
London, United Kingdom1 contribution
I had stayed in different Novotel hotels before and not have any issue with cleanliness but until I got into my room at Novotel Ipswich Centre, it seemed like no one have stay in that room for a long while or the housekeeping had not done a upto standard job. Hair on the bathroom wall and floor, dust around the ventilation valve above the toilet, black dots and dust on the beddings and bath towels. When I read the letter which the receptionist handed to me during check-in, I noticed one line `During your stay we will only be serving your rooms on request this can be arranged at reception the evening before.' So if you only stay one night that you will have to arrange your room to be serviced the evening before you check in or else will get a room like what I got ???
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Bathwickdave wrote a review 11 Oct
Leicester, United Kingdom88 contributions57 helpful votes
I’ve stayed here a few times and keep coming back because the staff make it. I have to pay credit to Carla, Monica, Ben, Susan, Shaun and others who all make the stay feel very warm. The manager is often around checking things so he clearly runs the place well. Rooms are clean and comfortable so I love going back. My only complaint is that the bedroom doors slam shut so if you’re a light sleeper you can be woken early. Parking is £6 a night but it is in a prime spot so not surprising. Thanks for looking after me.
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled on business
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Judi C wrote a review 6 Oct
Lowestoft, United Kingdom28 contributions11 helpful votes
Excellent check in, nice hotel but bath needs better cleaning, very grubby and tiles old and in need of replacing. Evening meal ok and breakfast very good with something for everyone. Tables well spaced Thank you Novotel. Good experience.
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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PRICE RANGE
US$67 - US$113 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United KingdomEnglandEast AngliaSuffolkIpswich
NUMBER OF ROOMS
101
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Frequently Asked Questions about Novotel Ipswich Centre Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Novotel Ipswich Centre Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Escape Ipswich (0.4 km), Ancient House (0.4 km), and Arcade Street Tavern (0.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Novotel Ipswich Centre Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at Novotel Ipswich Centre Hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at Novotel Ipswich Centre Hotel?
Yes, paid private parking on-site and paid public parking nearby are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Novotel Ipswich Centre Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Ocean Fish Platter, Takayama, and Mariners.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Novotel Ipswich Centre Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness centre during their stay.
Is Novotel Ipswich Centre Hotel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.7 km away from the centre of Ipswich.
Are any cleaning services offered at Novotel Ipswich Centre Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Novotel Ipswich Centre Hotel?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Novotel Ipswich Centre Hotel offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Are there any historical sites close to Novotel Ipswich Centre Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting St Peter's by the Waterfront (0.08 km), Pykenham's Gatehouse (0.6 km), and Jean Ingelow House and Archway (0.4 km).