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Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for 1 night as I was working nearby and had an early start. The Holiday Inn is very conveniently located with easy access off the A14 and has plentiful car parking. On arrival it's nice to see a building with some character, especially against the Premier Inn situated across the roundabout. The reception area is welcoming and...

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Jason S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Ipswich-Orwell, responded to this review

Dear UKJammin, Thank you for your review of our hotel. I am pleased that you found the staff to be great although obviously I am disappointed you were not given an upgrade as per your IHG status. I will investigate this with my Front Desk Manager and ensure this does not happen again. I will also speak to our chef...

Félines-Minervois, France
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were late arriving in Ipswich the first night. Ransome's isn't the prettiest part of town, but that didn't put us off. The Saturday night disco was in full swing, right alongside Reception, and that made us wonder a bit... Once registered, we made our way round a corner and along the corridors, and peace reigned - we wouldn't have...

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Jason S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Ipswich-Orwell, responded to this review

Dear Elizabeth J, Thank you for taking the time and trouble to review our hotel. I am really pleased you liked the new bathrooms and you found the food to be good for both breakfast and dinner. I am very proud of the fact you described our staff as charming as we strive to provide a home away from home...

Ellon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked to join the 'New Years Eve family celebration night. Didn't really know what to expect but was pleasantly surprised. The starter was very small in portion size, but the carvery main course and desert made up for it by not only being better portion sizes but delicious also. The DJ disco afterwards was exactly what it said on the...

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Jason S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Ipswich-Orwell, responded to this review

Dear tjc334, Thank you so much for your kind review of our hotel. I am really pleased you enjoyed the New years eve celebration at the Hotel. Delighted you enjoyed the food and the disco. I have noted your comments regarding the starters and we will soon be planning for next year so will take your comments on board. Thanks...

Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the pleasure of going to this venue for work Xmas meal and disco. some of the party stayed overnight and not only were rates good but excellent rooms, service and facilities. My only feedback for advice is that we donated to a raffle for the local children's hospice but none of us heard the results so assumed this...

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Jason S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Ipswich-Orwell, responded to this review

Dear Tracey W, Thank you so much for your 4 star review of the Hotel. I am pleased you enjoyed your Christmas party at the Hotel and liked the rooms and service. I have noted your comments regarding the raffle regarding the Charity raffle we did for "Greenfingers" our nominated charity. We did announce the winners every evening through the...

Long Stratton, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a quite simple friendly hotel which served me very nicely for an overnight stay after an Xmas party in Ipswich. It is not central so it cost me a £7.50 cab ride to get here, but it worked well as my Wife had her Xmas party in this hotel (and very good that was too by all accounts...

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Jason S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Ipswich-Orwell, responded to this review

Dear Paul H, Thank you for your 4 star review and kind comments regarding your recent stay with us. I am delighted you found the team to be friendly and you enjoyed the room. I am also pleased your wife enjoyed her Christmas party at the Hotel. I have noted the points you raised relating to breakfast and will discuss...

Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We attended the Holiday Inn for a Christmas dinner. And it was AWFUL. We sat down and the waitress took our drink order. Twenty minutes later they took our order again because they'd forgotten we wanted drinks. Nobody offered any water and we had to go ask for our own bread. This is in a room with about 20 people...

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Jason S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Ipswich-Orwell, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time and trouble to review our hotel regarding a Christmas meal. I would like to apologise for the issues you encountered during your meal here at the hotel. I am however surprised as we have received really good feedback throughout the Christmas period. I will of course investigate the points you made. To...

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

The actual hotel is in need of a refresh but the staff are tremendous. The general manager has a super sense of humour and he also upgraded my wife and I to a larger room. The shower room looked as if it had very recently been refurbished and was excellent. We had dinner and breakfast in the hotel and found...

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Jason S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Ipswich-Orwell, responded to this review

Dear Paul StuartA13, Wow, on behalf of the team here at the hotel we are all delighted to read such an outstanding review. Really pleased you liked the room and and enjoyed the food. We are very proud you found the team to be friendly as we aim to provide a home away from home experience for all our guests....

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 December 2016

Large hotel near too main routes of various towns looks a bit old fashioned from outside but warmer inside all ways get room right at end of corridor a bit of traffic noise in hotel room very clean large bed funny only one bedside table or light only on left hand side nowhere to put drink or read on right...

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Jason S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Ipswich-Orwell, responded to this review

Dear ChristineLangton Thank you for your 4 star review of our hotel. I am pleased you found your room to be very clean and you found the staff to be pleasant. I have noted your comments regarding the room and we aim to put that right in the refurbishment we are due to have in 2017. Thank you again for...

Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Myself and 23 of my colleagues had a Christmas lunch on the 7th December. It was only £10 for 3 courses so we were not sure what to expect. arranging it all was really easy and the event staff were very helpful and answered emails and calls. On the day we had a brilliant meal. The food was excellent and...

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Jason S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Ipswich-Orwell, responded to this review

Dear Millskatherine, Thank you for an outstanding review of our hotel. I am delighted to read that you and your guests had a brilliant meal. I will pass on your thanks to the team here who, I am sure will be as thrilled and proud as I was to read your comments. We hope we have the opportunity to welcome...

Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 December 2016

At first glance the Hotel looks in desperate need of some attention, especially to the window frames. This all paled to insignificance when greeted by the very professional and friendly reception staff, they could not have been more attentive, courteous and obliging. My room (no. 34) was clean comfortable and quiet. The additional extras where a welcome surprise such as...

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Jason S, General Manager at Holiday Inn Ipswich-Orwell, responded to this review

Dear r0e1, Thank you so much much for your outstanding review of our hotel. I am really pleased you found our reception team to be professional and friendly, they are a great team and they will be delighted to read such high praise. I have made sure Rex has read your review and he was really proud to see your...

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Amenities

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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Banquet Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Holiday Inn Ipswich-Orwell Hotel is ideally located at Junction 57 on the A14, only 10 minutes from Ipswich Town Centre, 15 minutes from the Suffolk Coast and 5 minutes from Trinity Park the home of the Suffolk Show.The Hotel boasts extensive free car parking and a selection of Queen Double and King Double/Twin Bedrooms some with sofa beds for families. A further 6 Executive Rooms are the ideal business choice with mini bars and laptops safes, in addition 2 open plan Suites add the final touch of luxury for those special occasions.The Hotel offers a range of dining experiences, The Priory Restaurant, Bar and Lounge offer informal modern dining with a large choice of food and drink options complimented with daily specials to suit the needs of both the Corporate and Leisure Guest. The Holiday Inn Ipswich-Orwell Hotel has a range of conference and banqueting rooms, with Wi-Fi access available in these and also the public areas, whilst wired access is available in all bedrooms.The Hotel offers an onsite Gym and within walking distance, a state of the art Full Leisure Complex is available to guests at a small nominal charge.The Holiday Inn Ipswich-Orwell Hotel, close enough to access the business districts and Adastral Park, whilst still being the ideal base to enjoy the rest of East Anglia and all that it can offer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Ipswich-Orwell

Address: 2 The Havens, Ipswich IP3 9SJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Ipswich
Price Range: RM258 - RM534 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Ipswich-Orwell 3*
Number of rooms: 60
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