The Ickworth Hotel
(Bury St Edmunds)
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- Stay min 4 nights and receive afternoon tea for 2 people on 1 day.
- Valid 18 Jan 17 to 22 Dec 17 weekround when staying at least 4 nights
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- 4 Nights for 3
- Available 18 Jan 17 to 31 Mar 17 when staying 4 nights
- 5 Nights for 4
- Available 01 Apr 17 to 14 Jul 17 when staying 5 nights
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Surrounded by 1,800 acres of National Trust parkland, the luxurious and historical Ickworth House Hotel is the perfect destination for a short break in Suffolk.
Famous for its stunning coastline and delightful countryside, the area surrounding the hotel is perfect for hiking, bike rides, country walks and family picnics. And given that the hotel is also just 2 hours from London, all of the capital’s world-famous sights are all well within your grasp. The hotel is easily accessible via the A14 and the Bury St Edmunds train station is just a 15-minute drive away.
All of the rooms at Ickworth House Hotel are designed with the comfort of your short break in mind. Each of the hotel’s unique rooms come equipped with an en-suite bathroom, comfortable bedding, tea and coffee making facilities and free Wi-Fi internet access.
For a wide range of delicious breakfast, lunch and dinner options, the hotel has various dining options for you to enjoy. The Conservatory and Frederick’s Restaurant both offer delicious food for all the family, while the Chinese Room is an ideal option for private dining parties of up to 10 people. The hotel also features excellent leisure facilities, including an indoor swimming pool and relaxation treatment rooms. The Ickworth House Hotel is a family friendly hotel ideal for a short break away with the kids; it provides a whole host of services tailored to make your stay perfect.
Stay for 4 nights or more and receive a complimentary afternoon tea for 2 on 1 day of your stay.
Hotel Facilities & Services
- Lift to all Floors
- Room Service 24hr: Yes
- Non Smoking Rooms
- Direct Dial Telephone
- Parking at Hotel Free: Yes
- Indoor Pool Free: Yes
- Treatment Rooms
- Tennis Free: No
- Name: BURY ST EDMUNDS
- Distance: 6 kilometres
- Name: STANSTED
- Distance: 60 kilometres
- Cots/Cribs Free: No
- Baby Listening
- Baby Sitting
- Interconnecting Rooms
Bar and Restaurant
Breakfast served from
- Saturday/Sunday: 07:30
- Monday to Friday: 07:30
Breakfast served to
- Saturday/Sunday: 10:00
- Monday to Friday: 10:00
- Bar in Hotel
- Restaurant in hotel
- Children's Menu available
- Pets Allowed Cost: £7.00 per stay
- Nearest Rail Name: Bury St Edmunds Distance: 6 kilometres
- Nearest Airport Name: Stansted Distance: 60 kilometres
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SuperBreak Customer Rating
- Overall: SuperBreak Overall Rating: 3.7 out of 5 based on 3 reviews
- Sleep: SuperBreak Sleep Rating: 4.0 out of 5
- Breakfast: SuperBreak Breakfast Rating: 3.3 out of 5
- Staff: SuperBreak Staff Rating: 4.3 out of 5
- Location: SuperBreak Location Rating: 5.0 out of 5
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating
- Overall: based on 593 reviews
- Sleep Quality:
Amazing value for money
Stay Date: 22/05/2016, a customer aged 25-44 from GB who stayed in this hotel wrote this review.
This break was outstanding, it's a family rather than spa hotel but this really added to its warmth. The staff couldn't do enough for us and it was wonderful. See more
This break was outstanding, it's a family rather than spa hotel but this really added to its warmth. The staff couldn't do enough for us and it was wonderful. Collapse
Overall Hotel Rating: 5 out of 5
- Destination: 5 out of 5
- Sleep: 5 out of 5
- Breakfast: 4 out of 5
- Staff: 5 out of 5
- Frederick's at Ickworth : 5 out of 5
- Voujon Bury St Edmunds : 5 out of 5
- Cafe at Ickworth House: 5 out of 5
Stay Date: 27/06/2015, a customer aged 45-64 who stayed in this hotel wrote this review.
Fantastic Hotel, attentive staff, excellent food. You don't need to go anywhere else, but in the grounds, as there is plenty to do and see. See more
Fantastic Hotel, attentive staff, excellent food. You don't need to go anywhere else, but in the grounds, as there is plenty to do and see. Collapse
Overall Hotel Rating: 5 out of 5
- Destination: 5 out of 5
- Sleep: 4 out of 5
- Breakfast: 5 out of 5
- Staff: 5 out of 5
- Ickworth House: 5 out of 5
- Maybush Near Woodbridge: 5 out of 5
Not a Good Start
Stay Date: 16/02/2013, a customer aged 45-64 from HALSTEAD who stayed in this hotel wrote this review.
Arrived at the hotel to be told room was not available because of problem with shower. We were told we could upgrade to another room but was fifteen minute walk to a separate block which was old, tired and in need of a lot of tlc, so we opted to take… See more
Arrived at the hotel to be told room was not available because of problem with shower. We were told we could upgrade to another room but was fifteen minute walk to a separate block which was old, tired and in need of a lot of tlc, so we opted to take the room with the broken shower. Room was comfortable, had a nice bed with good quality bedding but was not told when booking about renovations at hotel which were ongoing. Evening meal was good and staff were pleasant and knowledgeable. Breakfast was very poor, disorganised and lacking in leadership. Was not told it was buffet style, which ordinarily would not have been a problem but food was supposed to have been available from 07.30 and was more like 08.00 with lots of families with young children waiting for the rest of the hot food to be put out. Was not asked if we wanted toast or bread and they only just managed to ask if we wanted tea or coffee! We booked and paid in advance and on check out I was expecting some sort of recompense for being without a shower but was offered nothing, indeed, we were asked to pay in full. I explained we had already paid but it took a while for the receptionist to work it out even though I had our booking paperwork with us! would not recommend this hotel to any one ever and reading the TripAdvisor comments would not have booked it save for a recommendation from a work colleague. Collapse
Overall Hotel Rating: 1 out of 5
- Destination: 5 out of 5
- Sleep: 3 out of 5
- Breakfast: 1 out of 5
- Staff: 3 out of 5
The Ickworth - a hotel for all
Stay Date: 02/2017, John M wrote this review.
If you want a 5 star hotel with great facilities and especially welcoming children, look no further. Great walks, swimming pool, spa, etc, brilliant food and sparkling service. A bit pricy but so worth it
If you want a 5 star hotel with great facilities and especially welcoming children, look no further. Great walks, swimming pool, spa, etc, brilliant food and sparkling service. A bit pricy but so worth it Collapse
Stay Date: 02/2017, Critical wrote this review.
We have just returned from a two night half term stay at The Ickworth Hotel with our 5 year old granddaughter. It is an impressive building but it's a bit careworn and the puddled forecourt does not create a luxury image on arrival. However our stand… See more
We have just returned from a two night half term stay at The Ickworth Hotel with our 5 year old granddaughter. It is an impressive building but it's a bit careworn and the puddled forecourt does not create a luxury image on arrival. However our standard family room was fine and perfectly adequate for the 3 of us. Our room had a virtual freestanding bath. It looked very impressive but when will interior designers realise that practicality is more important than looks? Access was difficult for my wife and the taps were less than user friendly. First night I had a really poor main course to my dinner. The chunky chips were hard and uncooked in the centre. The fish was ok but the batter was very dark and over cooked. The local chippy would have made a better job. I pointed this out to the head waiter when asked if the meal was ok and another guest on an adjacent table joined in to say that his meal was the same! This is basic cooking and the chef should not get it wrong. To be fair my steak the following night was superb and it was then my turn to compliment the (different) chef on the quality of the meal. The pool area is now looking a bit tired with stains on the ceiling boards and crumbling copings to the outside walls. More important it did not appear to have been hoovered during our stay with particles and debris in the corners of the pool. Fortunately the water was very clear and the temperature just right. The provision of cycles available on request without booking is a great feature and we made full use of this facility. My only thought is that every time we collected a cycle it was clagged up with mud. How long would it take to pressure wash them all once a day? So that's the criticism over and the rest is all good. The creche is brilliant and my granddaughter loved it. The staff are all so friendly and helpful and the sitting rooms have a lovely ambience. The grounds are wonderful and the clientele all seemed to be really nice people. Yes, it is child orientated and I am not sure I would go back without my grandchildren. As it is, when they all reach a certain age I will be back with them, one at a time. It's a great character hotel. Collapse
Another splendid stay
Stay Date: 02/2017, JaneNorwich wrote this review.
This hotel never fails. We booked 4 rooms, for 8....including one baby and one dog. All enjoyed the overnight stay and would return happily. The staff were knowledgable and caring. Just super. All the bedroom were clean and beautifully furnished.… See more
This hotel never fails. We booked 4 rooms, for 8....including one baby and one dog. All enjoyed the overnight stay and would return happily. The staff were knowledgable and caring. Just super. All the bedroom were clean and beautifully furnished. The swimming pool was heated to a lovely 30 deg. Collapse
Stay Date: 02/2017, Martyn C wrote this review.
We booked this as a last minute treat for our wedding anniversary as we got an excellent deal via Hotels.com and were not disappointed. We were greeted on arrival and checked in quickly, whilst being given all the information we required regarding l… See more
We booked this as a last minute treat for our wedding anniversary as we got an excellent deal via Hotels.com and were not disappointed. We were greeted on arrival and checked in quickly, whilst being given all the information we required regarding layout of hotel, choice of restaurants for dinner, leisure facilities etc. After being directed to our room, we went for dinner in the main restaurant. This was the child free option, as opposed to the Conservatory, which is more family friendly. After a welcome drink in the lounge, we were shown to our table by the excellent restaurant staff, who couldn't have been more pleasant. The Head Waiter was very helpful with his recommendations and the Venison I had was excellent, as was the cheese board afterwards. Nothing was too much trouble and as there is no bar as such, I asked for a drink to take to the room and again, this was no trouble. In the morning, we had breakfast in the conservatory, which was delicious. Fresh, local bacon, sausages and fresh, extremely yellow eggs. Couldn't have been better. We are familiar with Ickworth House, as we live locally but this was a joy and has made us want to go back to both the hotel and the excellent grounds, which are very family orientated. Whilst we stayed as a couple, I would not hesitate to bring my family back, as the hotel is clearly very child friendly, with ample toys, books and even a cinema. Collapse
Great Family Getaway
Stay Date: 02/2017, 123awaywegonow wrote this review.
We have just returned from our trip to The Ickworth, we had a fantastic time. I travelled with my husband, one year old daughter and our Labrador. This hotel caters so well for children and pets. Our one year old loved the toy trunks located on every… See more
We have just returned from our trip to The Ickworth, we had a fantastic time. I travelled with my husband, one year old daughter and our Labrador. This hotel caters so well for children and pets. Our one year old loved the toy trunks located on every floor, it was also great that we could relax in the library with a drink or snack whilst she played with the train set and numerous other toys there is on offer. The indoor swimming pool is also a great place to spend your time, it is lovely and warm and very clean. The staff were excellent, very helpful and enthusiastic. The drink prices are high but in line with what you expect to pay in a luxury hotel. My husband was disappointed with the fact there was no draft beer, only bottles but this is only a small negative. We will definitely return and will look into other hotels in the chain to visit. Would highly reccomend to a young family, especially if they have a dog. The hotel itself is beautiful and the family history of the building and grounds is very interesting, it made the stay more unique and memorable. The walks are amazing, we ordered a picnic from reception on one of the days and enjoyed sitting under a tree in the winter sunshine half way round our 2 hour walk. Fantastic! Collapse
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