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Abbey Guest House

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107 Hatfield Road, Ipswich IP3 9AG England
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#24 of 33 B&Bs / Inns in Ipswich
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(Owner) Rosemary would like to give you a very warm welcome to their establishment. We try to cater for everyone's needs, in an effort to make their stay with us as comfortable as possible. Situated on Hatfield Road, our friendly, detached Edwardian home, which retains some of its original features, provides all the modern facilities you need for an enjoyable stay. We are just a few minutes’ walk from the town centre and are ideally located for anyone who is visiting Ipswich, either for business or pleasure.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Budget
Languages Spoken
English, Indonesian
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Wayne S wrote a review Sep 2017
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Stayed here for a week for work. The bins in the room didn't get emptied all week and we had to use the same towel all week too. The owner doesn't really make an effort to make you feel welcome. Breakfast was poor hence the reason I had it once on the Monday and didn't bother the rest of the week. It says there is a longer bar too??? Never saw that. All in all its a poorly run bed and breakfast I would say don't bother going.
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Date of stay: September 2017Trip type: Travelled on business
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Mat F wrote a review Mar 2017
Elsenham, United Kingdom9 contributions4 helpful votes
The man who greeted me (Paul, a Scot I think) did his job but I wasn't made to feel overly welcome. Room I had the door didn't close properly and the decor was 'tired'. I had to leave early through sickness and was told that the card machine was broken and I had to pay cash. Later that day (after I promised to return with the money), I was marked as a "no show" via the web-site I booked on so I guess I wasn't trusted to come back with tI did return and paid in full despite having no breakfast on either day and leaving a day early - they looked shocked to see me!!). There are better places for cheaper in the area
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Date of stay: March 2017
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jamie f wrote a review Dec 2016
Rotherham, United Kingdom10 contributions4 helpful votes
I needed to stay a night in Ipswich for an early start the following morning. On arrival at around 5pm I was warmly welcomed by the gentleman who runs the place. I would normally take my shoes off if the guest house is nice, but this was far from it. The carpets in the hallway were thin, wrinkly and dirty. They were the same in the room. Everything about the (single) room was exactly what you don't want in a room. Grubby walls. Cheap uncomfortable mattress. Crappy furnature. The window overlooking the main road was rattly and drafty. The curtains were thin and cheap. Not too much of a problem in the winter, but come the summer light will come flooding through them. The only one redeeming feature of my whole, all be it short stay, was the breakfast.It was top notch. But not good enough to raise my rating from 1 to 2 stars. I really don't know what the other reviewers are basing their review on. I travel around the country a fair bit contracting, and that is why I think an honest review is important to people like myself. For £45 a night in a single room it is an absolute ripp off. I wouldn't sleep there again for free. You have been warned!
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Date of stay: December 2016
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gemmatyrrell wrote a review Mar 2016
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Stayed here for two nights could of stayed longer rosie the host was great at everything making a full English for us at 07:30 every morning and it was huge nice bedrooms were clean and warm stayed in other bnb in ipswitch and nothing as a patch on this just pay the extra 5 pounds and u will not be dissapointed
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Date of stay: March 2016Trip type: Travelled on business
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LLockwood wrote a review Aug 2015
Sheffield, United Kingdom33 contributions13 helpful votes
A last minute booking for a budget overnight stay- incredibly warm welcome, good sized clean rooms, freshly cooked breakfast, tea and coffee and decent tvs. Shared bathroom reflects low price and it was clean and always available.
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Date of stay: August 2015Trip type: Travelled with family
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Frequently Asked Questions about Abbey Guest House
Which popular attractions are close to Abbey Guest House?
Nearby attractions include Ipswich Transport Museum (1.1 km), Holywells Park (0.5 km), and Partyman World of Play (1.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Abbey Guest House?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and free parking.
Is parking available at Abbey Guest House?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Abbey Guest House?
Conveniently located restaurants include Kenny's Cafe, Nacton Road Fish Bar, and Bay Of Bengal Takeaway.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Abbey Guest House?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Are pets allowed at Abbey Guest House?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Abbey Guest House?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Indonesian.
Are there any historical sites close to Abbey Guest House?
Many travellers enjoy visiting St Peter's by the Waterfront (2.1 km), Pykenham's Gatehouse (2.3 km), and Jean Ingelow House and Archway (2.5 km).