Where to stay in Norfolk: The top ten hotels on TripAdvisor
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Looking for somewhere to stay during a break in Norfolk? Here are the ten best hotels in the county according to reviewers on TripAdvisor.
• Beechwood Hotel, North Walsham
Beechwood is a country house hotel close to the North Norfolk coast, which has been visited over the years by big names such as Agatha Christie, creator of Poirot and Miss Marple. The hotel, which has won a Gold Award from Visit England, has 18 bedrooms, modern facilities and just shy of 500 excellent reviews online. TripAdvisor user JanePeterborough who recently stayed at Beechwood said: 'We try to never go back to the same place, as there are so many places to see, but this visit was our third! You are treated so well, the hotel is so beautiful and the food is some of the best I've ever eaten'.
• Andover House Hotel and Restaurant, Great Yarmouth
This family-run hotel and restaurant in Great Yarmouth has 20 bedrooms and is currently working to expand to 27. The hotel is ideal for business guests and couples seeking a quiet weekend break, due to it being exclusively for those aged 13 and over - no young children allowed! Mike M from Darlington had this to say about the hotel on Tripadvisor: 'It is about a year since I was last at this wonderful establishment, and it only gets better with the march of time.'
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• The Norfolk Mead Hotel, Coltishall
With over an acre of private grounds, a private lake, individually appointed rooms, suites and cottages, and a spa, The Norfolk Mead Hotel has a lot to offer its guests, who according to the 501 excellent reviews on TripAdvisor have been charmed by the boutique country hotel. Paul A from Norwich had some very pleasant thoughts to share about his stay: 'We shall return. For a touch of peace, elegance and, dare one say it, a touch of romance, this fine establishment will take some beating.'
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• Potters Resort, Hopton on Sea
Potters Resort is a five star holiday village on the Norfolk coast that is bursting with events and activities to keep guest entertained, from rally kart racing to a call of duty experience. The hotel offers a range of different breaks to suit their visitors, including weekend with friends packages, family breaks and midweek leisure breaks. Reviewer 1stCelia from Kent said: 'We had a great time here but you must take advantage of activities to get the full value.'
• The Lodge Inn, Old Hunstanton
Located in the heart of Old Hunstanton, only 500 yards from the beach is The Lodge Inn, a Norfolk pub with 16 rooms, self-contained cottages and a restaurant. TripAdvisor users have been very vocal about their love of the Lodge Inn's facilities, especially the walk in showers, jacuzzi baths and four poster beds, Jean-Richard from Birmingham was a big fan of the place, giving it a five star review and commenting that, 'We stayed at the Lodge for a couple of nights at the beginning of May. It's a very busy pub and restaurant with lovely, comfortable rooms. There is a great atmosphere and the staff are friendly and efficient.'
• Premier Inn, Great Yarmouth
North River Road's Premier Inn in Great Yarmouth ranks at sixth on the top ten best hotels in Norfolk with 237 reviews, 177 of which are excellent. The hotel boasts a range of rooms, featuring mostly king size beds, free Wi-Fi and freeview TV and a family-friendly Brewers Fayre restaurant. TripAdvisor user, Steve Y from Alfreton thinks the Premier Inn is a refreshing change from Yarmouth's many caravan parks, he said, 'it's near enough to the town to have a gentle walk to the market place and centre, with ample parking and some undercover with a good place to have breakfast next door. Rooms are fabulous'.
• The Crown Hotel, Wells-next-the-Sea
A former coaching inn, The Crown retains many of its historic features and has 12 bedrooms, each with an en-suite, flat-screen television and DVD player, some rooms even allow for pets to stay. Louise C from Cambridge described the hotel as being 'fantastic' and said, 'it felt very relaxed and we were very well looked after' while Hils1305 from Southwell added, 'the food and service is a first class experience'.
• Congham Hall Hotel and Spa, Grimston, King's Lynn
Set within 30 acres of parkland and gardens, with grazing horses and carpets of flowers, Congham Hall offers guests a traditional stay in the Norfolk countryside. The hotel also boasts a swimming pool, sauna, hot tub, spa, putting orchard and tennis court. Vicki Y from Manchester said: 'We booked for a get away from kids. Congham hall lived up to expectations. Some spa hotels with higher star ratings and prices don't get it this right'.
• Morston Hall, Holt
Morston Hall is a 17th century country house hotel located two miles from Blakeney on the North Norfolk coast which comes highly recommended due to its three AA red rosettes, Michelin Star award and 252 excellent reviews on TripAdvisor like this one by SBSevenoaks from Sevenoaks near Kent, 'excellent in every way. Lovely room, superb staff, very friendly and helpful'.
• The Pheasant Hotel, Kelling
This four-star country hotel has 30 bedrooms, four of which are dog friendly, a large restaurant, bar and orangery, and is located only five minutes from Holt. TripAdvisor reviewers have raved about the hotel's afternoon tea and high standard of service, with ssp1994 from Essex stating, 'the hotel as a whole was beautiful and the staff are friendly. Breakfast was absolutely lovely and the dining room layout was gorgeous. 100% recommend to anyone who wants a little break away even if it's just a night.'
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