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bari
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

we choose the old times guest house after seeing it on trip advisor and we confirm all positive on it . the room is nice and large and also the bathroom . the bed comfortable . the window on the back of the guets house . the breakfast good and Kelly always gentle .

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Cognac, France
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was hard to find fault with this doggy friendly accommodation. From the friendly welcome to the complimentary bottles of water in our clean and comfortable room. My husband had the cooked Full English breakfast, and it arrived piping hot with everything cooked to perfection. Would definitely recommend this B&B and would definitely stay here again.

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KellyLkL, General Manager at The Old Times Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing us and finding the time to write such lovely comments. We are delighted that you had an enjoyable stay, we love having such well behaved doggies stay with us. So glad your husband had the cooked breakfast and enjoyed it. Hope to see you again soon.

St Helens, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The title says it all really. We stayed for 1 night with our little dog and were happy with everything. The bed was really comfortable, the room was clean and well decorated and despite it being on a main road we slept really well. We opted for the cooked breakfast and we were not disappointed, the eggs were cooked to...

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KellyLkL, General Manager at The Old Times Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us. Really pleased you had a great stay we look forward to you coming back, happy travels.

LONDON
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I travelled from London after work so didn't arrive until after 6-30pm and then went to the football, then bed, and had to leave at 6-45 am for work the next day, so maybe I am not best qualified to comment, but I got a genuine warm and efficient welcome (despite booking the last room at short notice) and the...

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KellyLkL, General Manager at The Old Times Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you fir your review glad you had a pleasant stay. Hope to see you again some time.

Wetherby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoyed my stay and the staff were friendly and helpful. My bedroom was spotlessly clean and the facilities were good. I felt it was good value for money with a genuinely welcoming atmosphere. I would definitely stay here again. Location - near all the places I wanted to visit. Best - the friendliness, worst - the wi-fi didn't always...

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KellyLkL, General Manager at The Old Times Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Rosie So glad you came to stay with us. Pleased you had a pleasant stay I should have the Wifi coverage better by the time you come back. Thank you for spending the time to review us.

Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

After looking for something last minute, but not wanting to pay the premiums for the likes of the premier Inn and travel lodge, we came across The Old Times. The reviews looked good and they were right. The place is warm and welcoming and the rooms were exceptionally clean. Towels and shower gels provided as part of the booking along...

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KellyLkL, General Manager at The Old Times Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review my business. It is great to tick all the boxes, these positive words motivates my team and myself during this not so busy time of the year. I hope to see you again. Happy Travels hope to meet you again.

Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 February 2017

On the outskirts of Ipswich city centre,this guest house is, in fact a pub with rooms.Friendly welcome and good pub grub. My room was comfy with a new en suite and very quiet. Worth paying £7.50 for the full English, which also includes cereals,fruit and good filter coffee.

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KellyLkL, General Manager at The Old Times Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review my business. It is great to tick all the boxes, these positive words motivates my team and myself during this not so busy time of the year. I hope to see you again. Happy Travels hope to meet you again.

Reviewed 12 February 2017

Our twin room was spotlessly clean, very comfortable beds, excellent night's sleep. Breakfast was great with everything you could want on offer, cooked breakfast, cereals, toast, yoghurt, fruit etc. Bonus that the immaculate bar downstairs sold fish and chips so on arrival (on a cold and snowy evening) we could stay in the warm, have our dinner and order a...

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KellyLkL, General Manager at The Old Times Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review my business. It is great to tick all the boxes, these positive words motivates my team and myself during this not so busy time of the year. I hope to see you again. Happy Travels hope to meet you again.

cannock
Reviewed 1 February 2017

In some 40 years of travelling around the UK on business this Guest House is the top of my list and I shall be returning frequently. I particularly appreciated the informal self service continental breakfast with all you could wish for. The room, "Pete's" ,was most comfortable with a superb bathroom, in fact it was so comfortable I went to...

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KellyLkL, General Manager at The Old Times Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review my business. It is great to tick all the boxes, these positive words motivates my team and myself during this not so busy time of the year. I hope to see you again. Happy Travels hope to meet you again.

Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 January 2017

This place has got everything good manners good service good food and home comforts,kelly and staff run a very well organised B & B ! we always have our birthday events here,the place has a bus stop which is ideal if you want to go to town,and lots of local shops in the area co-op, butchers, betting shops, barbers,and there...

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KellyLkL, General Manager at The Old Times Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words we love what we do and we are building a great team at the Guest house. looking forward to 2017. Happy New year to you and family.

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Has just been refurbished and modernised with new en-suite bathrooms, large double showers. Was a pub now a tranquil Guest House offering the Home from Home experience. Has a bar and a traditional pub menu with some lovely comfort food, family run, warm and friendly. Nice Place, Nice People. Dog friendly £15 per stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Old Times Guest House

Address: 213-215 Cauldwell Hall Road, Ipswich IP4 5AS, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Ipswich
Price Range: RM310 - RM456 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Old Times Guest House 3.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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