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116639 1

Best Western Gatehouse Hotel

AA rating

About this rating

Rated from 1 to 5, a higher number of stars indicates a better quality, range of services and facilities with an emphasis on 6 key areas – cleanliness, service, food, bedrooms, bathrooms and hospitality.

The merit score for this hotel is 82%. This helps you to compare quality between hotels of the same star rating.

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Customer rating 8 / 10
Based on 235 reviews

Countryside aspect on the northern outskirts of the town

AA Inspector

At a glance

Family rooms
Wheelchair accessible

A Regency-style property set amidst three acres of landscaped grounds, on the outskirts of town in a quiet road just a short drive from the A14. The spacious bedrooms have co-ordinated soft furnishings and many thoughtful touches. Public rooms include a smart lounge bar, an intimate restaurant and a cosy drawing room with plush leather sofas.


  • En-suite rooms: 15
  • Family rooms: 1
  • Ground-floor rooms: 6
  • Broadband available
  • Wi-Fi available
  • Freeview TV in rooms

Opening times

  • Open all year


  • Outdoor parking spaces: 25


  • Steps for wheelchair: 1
  • Accessible bedrooms: 1
  • Walk-in showers


  • Children welcome

Getting here

A14 junction 53, A1156 signed Ipswich, left at lights into Norwich Road, hotel on left.

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