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Bridge Guest House
2 out of 5
4-6 Ancaster Road, Ipswich, England
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The price is $46 per night
0.65 mi from city center
3.7/5Good! (429 reviews)

"The site is very near to the train station. Clean and easy car park"…"

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2020

Bridge Guest House
The Station Hotel
3 out of 5
2 Burrell Road, Ipswich, England
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The price is $53 per night
0.53 mi from city center
2.4/5 (189 reviews)

"Superbly convenient for train station and good sports pub, good value for money. This is a basic hotel but for the price that's OK. Room and en-suite were clean but corridors very tired and scruffy. Breakfast was excellent."…"

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2019

The Station Hotel

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Retreat East
4.5 out of 5
Brick Kiln Farm, Sandy Lane, Ipswich, England
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5.5 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (12 reviews)

"Quiet location, really able to get away from it all. Beautiful barns"…"

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2019

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Salthouse Harbour Hotel
4 out of 5
1 Neptune Quay, Ipswich, England
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The price is $121 per night
0.48 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (416 reviews)

"The property was high quality and quirky! The staff were extremely helpful and attentive. The location was excellent next to the marina with parking next to the hotel."…"

Reviewed on Jun 27, 2020

Salthouse Harbour Hotel
Hintlesham Hall Hotel
4 out of 5
Hintlesham Near Ipswich, Hintlesham, Ipswich, England
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4.85 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (123 reviews)

"We took our dog. Excellent for them as there is plenty of walks, a secured patio which allowed her to roam freely and was also able to eat in the lounge with her with us. Ideal place for your dog and very clean. Loved the break and surroundings."…"

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2020

Hintlesham Hall Hotel
The Marquis
4 out of 5
Upper Street, Ipswich, England
The price is $156 per night
8.13 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (21 reviews)
Fantastic Stay

"Very stylish hotel in amazing grounds."…"

Reviewed on Feb 15, 2020

The Marquis
Best Western Ipswich Hotel
4 out of 5
Old London Road, Copdock, Ipswich, England
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The price is $43 per night
3.67 mi from city center
3.7/5Good! (408 reviews)

"My stay was just out of the lock down period so difficult to give opinion on the 'normal' for this hotel. Everything was clean but lack of public area facility and guests distancing gave it a lack of atmosphere. No bodies fault. Grateful to hotel staff for their efforts and I'd like to thank them ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2020

Best Western Ipswich Hotel
easyHotel Ipswich
3 out of 5
3-5 Northgate Street, Ipswich, England
The price is $26 per night
0.17 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (327 reviews)

"Once again a quick / easy/ friendly/ polite check in procedure . Room was great comfy / clean ."…"

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2020

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Holiday Inn Ipswich
4 out of 5
London Road, Ipswich, England
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The price is $63 per night
2.16 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (565 reviews)
great stay

"Nice place, breakfast was good, overall happy with everuthing👍"…"

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2020

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Visiting Ipswich

History buffs will enjoy exploring Ipswich, and visitors give high marks for the top-notch restaurants. Culturally-rich and welcoming, this city will delight tourists with its theaters, entertainment choices, and sporting events. A top sight in the area is Colchester Zoo.

  • There are 68 hotels and other accommodations in Ipswich
  • The closest major airport is in London (STN-Stansted), 39.6 mi (63.8 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Cambridge (CBG), 42.7 mi (68.8 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Ipswich

Well known for its theaters, the city's cultural venues include Ipswich Film Theatre, Cornhill, and New Wolsey Theatre. The city is notable for its historic sites and landmarks like Ancient House, St Mary at the Elms, and St Mary-le-Tower. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Ipswich Museum and St Peter's by the Waterfront.

In Ipswich, you'll find 68 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have ample places to choose from for your holiday getaway. These are top ones based on our user reviews:

  • Innocence Rooms East - With a stay at this 3-star guesthouse, guests can enjoy access to free parking and self-service laundry, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its overall value and helpful staff.
  • Riverside Cottage - Our customers like the breakfast at this B&B. With a stay at this 3-star bed & breakfast, guests can enjoy access to an outdoor pool and concierge services, along with an in-room coffeemaker.
  • The Old Times Guest House - This 3.5-star guesthouse features a restaurant, free WiFi, and a bar. Expedia customers like its bar and breakfast.

One of the top places to see in the surrounding area is Colchester Zoo, located 19 mi (30.6 km) from the city center.

Getting Around Ipswich

If you'd like to explore more of the area, hop aboard a train from Ipswich Station, Derby Road Station, or Westerfield Station. Ipswich might not have many public transportation choices so consider a car rental to maximize your time.

Dressing for Ipswich

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 51°F during the day and 33°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 68°F, while the average at night is 38°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 71°F with nighttime averages of 48°F
  • In October-December, you can expect daytime averages of 61°F and nighttime averages of 36°F
  • About 0.83 inches of rain falls on Ipswich each year
  • Usually August and July are the hottest months with an average of 69°F, whereas January and February are often coldest, averaging 35°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Ipswich?
The Railway is a favorite property for Expedia customers. This 3-star inn offers a restaurant and free WiFi. Reviews from our site also recommend Hillbrow Farm B&B and Lattice Lodge Guest House as top choices for your trip.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Ipswich, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most hotel reservations are fully refundable as long as you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before check in. If you have a non-refundable reservation, you may still be able to cancel and get a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to get the top deals on offer in Ipswich.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Ipswich?
For more details about updating your trip to Ipswich or cancelling it, go to https://www.expedia.com/service/.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Ipswich?
Based on reviews, Bridge Guest House is a popular 2-star guesthouse for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other good choices for your budget-friendly stay include Novotel Ipswich and Innocence Rooms East.
What's the best hotel for a family vacation to Ipswich?
Salthouse Harbour Hotel is a top 4-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and laundry facilities. Other choices for your family trip include Bentley Tower Hotel and Muthu Belstead Brook Hotel. Attractions like Jimmy’s Farm and Suffolk Leisure Park are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best accommodation for a couple going to Ipswich?
Novotel Ipswich is a favorite 4-star hotel for couples, and features rainfall showerheads and LCD TVs. Other good options for a stay with your sweetheart include pentahotel Ipswich and Holiday Inn Ipswich Orwell.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation in Ipswich?
Novotel Ipswich is a top hotel for people traveling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and free WiFi for its human guests. Two other good options for you and your pet include Salthouse Harbour Hotel and The Old Times Guest House.
Where is the best hotel to stay near Chantry Park?
The Mermaid by Marston’s Inns is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 4-star inn offers a restaurant and free WiFi. It’s located just a short 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Chantry Park. Other good options within a short distance include pentahotel Ipswich and Holiday Inn Ipswich.
What about the best place to stay close to Ipswich Waterfront?
One of the top choices for your stay is Salthouse Harbour Hotel, located next to Ipswich Waterfront, and this 4-star hotel offers a restaurant and free WiFi. EasyHotel Ipswich and Novotel Ipswich are other good choices nearby.
What's the best luxury place to stay in Ipswich?
Salthouse Harbour Hotel is a 4-star hotel with a restaurant and a bar, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travelers looking for a pampering stay. Holiday Inn Ipswich and pentahotel Ipswich are two other upscale options for your stay.
What's the best boutique hotel in Ipswich?
Salthouse Harbour Hotel is a favorite 4-star hotel with Expedia travelers looking for a stylish accommodation, featuring a restaurant and a bar. If you want to stay at a boutique hotel, you might also want to look at Hintlesham Hall Hotel.
What's the best place to stay if I'm looking to play golf in Ipswich?
Lattice Lodge Guest House is a 4-star guesthouse featuring free WiFi and in-room washers/dryers, and it’s a top choice for golfing nearby. Other good options to stay near a golf course include Hintlesham Hall Hotel and The Station Hotel. Visit Fynn Valley Golf Club, Rushmere Golf Club, or Bramford Golf Centre to perfect your golf swing.

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