Holiday Inn Ipswich Orwell  3 stars

The Havens; 2;Ransomes Europark, Ipswich, United Kingdom, IP3 9SJ  show mapSave
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The 3-star Holiday Inn Ipswich Orwell is located within a short drive to the scenic beach. The elegant hotel serves as an example of international architecture in Ipswich.

The property is located within a 20-minute ride from Portman Road, Ipswich Museum and Burgh. Ipswich city center is 6km away.

Close to restaurants and bars, this hotel also offers a leisure center and a golf course on site.

Fast access to London Southend airport within 65km is provided.


The property comprises 60 airy rooms equipped with a writing desk, air conditioning, Wi-Fi, cable TV with on-demand movies and satellite TV. Guests can make use of private bathrooms with a hairdryer and a bathtub available in all guestrooms.


The modern restaurant offers light seasonal meals.

A continental breakfast is served at the price of GBP 13.95 per person per night.  The hotel offers a full english breakfast at the price of GBP 13.95 per person per night. 


The hotel offers daily newspapers, a business center and a photocopier and helpful staff.


Beauty treatments, treatment room and manicure are available on-site. The hotel boasts a fitness center with fitness classes and a gym.


Wireless internet is available in public areas and the rate is GBP 4.95 per hour

Wireless internet is available in public areas and the rate is GBP 12.95 per day

Guest Parking

Free Public hotel parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms   60.


City Center Ipswich - 3.4 mi
Airports London Southend (SEN) - 38.5 mi, London Stansted (STN) - 42.8 mi
Bus stop - 400 ft
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  • Free parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • Currency exchange
  • Elevator
  • Bus parking
  • Coffee shop
  • Shoe shine stand
  • Storage space
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Front desk
  • VIP room facilities
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • Vending Machines
  • Trouser Press
  • Bell staff/porter
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
Dining facilities
  • Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant
  • In-room breakfast
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Business center
  • Fax/photocopying
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Meeting room
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Fitness center
  • Exercise gym
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • Heating
  • Tea and Coffee Facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Hair dryer
  • Rollaway beds
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Telephone
  • TV



from  2 pm


until  12 pm

Children and extra beds
  • One child under the age of 19 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets are not allowed.

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      What's nearby

      Tourist attractions
      • John Russell
        2.8 mi
      Places of interest
      • Bridge Ward Social Club
        2.9 mi
      • Neptune Snooker Club
        2.8 mi
      • Orwell Leisure Lounge
        3.0 mi
      • Barque Picton Castle
        2.7 mi

      Local Attractions

      • Port of Felixstowe
        6.3 mi
        Port of Felixstowe Road, Felixstowe
      • Woodbridge Art Club Gallery
        6.4 mi
        15 Tide Mill Way, Woodbridge
      • Sutton Hoo
        7.1 mi
        Tranmer House, Woodbridge
      • Manning's Amusement Park
        7.4 mi
        Sea Road, Felixstowe
      • Seafront Gardens
        7.4 mi
        Undercliff Road West, Felixstowe

      Holiday Inn Ipswich Orwell Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Holiday Inn Ipswich Orwell

      Average guest rating

      out of 10
      Based on 37 reviews

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      Individual guest reviews

      • Single

        It was conveniently placed and comfortable and we had a good meal. Very good value for money. Thank you.


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      • Older travelers

        Waitress in restaurant lovely only one

        Expensive lack of information in the rooms no menu for restaurant or bar although instruction for tv covered in food. Old tv could not see full screen pic . Bathroom dirty no air con and this was an superior room ?

        • Average rating
      • Couple

        everything , this was are third stay here and will keep going back

        • Average rating
      • Older travelers

        it was close to the a14 and was easy to get where we wanted to be

        • Average rating
      • Single

        Nice staff food was quite good. I think it the reception area could do with a spuceup as its looking dated.

        • Average rating
      • Older travelers

        The free pass we got to the David Lloyd Sports centre nearby - good way to start the day!

        • Average rating
      • Older travelers

        Convenient for a meeting we had

        No heating on in room and asked twice for it to be turned on or to be given a separate freestanding heater - the receptionist said he would get the heating turned on but it didn't happen. Also quality of food in restaurant was very poor.

        • Average rating
      • Single

        The facilites of having skysports and a gym

        • Average rating
      • Older travelers

        At £36.00 a night it was a steal. It would still be good vfm at £50.00 pn, any more and it would lose its competetive edge.

        Only one bedside table.

        • Average rating
      • Older travelers

        We did not like waking up the next morning and find a bill pushed under the door, the bill they wanted to charge us for was using the phone three times to the value of £32 when we checked out we pointed this out to the person on the desk they said dont worry and cleared the bill, my point is how many guiest dont look at the bill and pay the bill for phone calls that they have not made. this is the first time it has happend to us , i would not like it to happen to other people. we will be using you again to make a booking

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      • Single

        On the whole my stay was good. Room was comfy and staff polite.

        I didn't have the breakfast as £13.95 is ridiculously expensive.

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      • Older travelers

        Overall good value for money.For one night stay, comfortable room, friendly staff and easy access.

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      • Older travelers

        Good breakfast and friendly staff.

        Steam from poorly ventilated room and bathroom made the room windows run inside with condensation and they were covered in mould. The double bed was made up of two singles which had a lump in the middle! The left side had no bedside table for light or placing glasses.

        • Average rating
      • Older travelers

        Convenient to explore Suffolk, good links to the motorway. Good size room. No noise experienced.

        Limited restaurant food choice, staff busy coping with wedding and birthday party and neglected hotel guests who wished to eat. Location not exactly picturesque. Located on industrial park. Only hotel available on a late booked weekend needing to be near Ipswich.

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      • Older travelers

        Breakfasts were from 1950's, very mediocre buffet. Friday breakfast order taken by waitress, we were one of only 2 couples in restaurant, ordered bacon & eggs. But it took over 15 mins on cold plates. Saturday, was only a buffet, with very tired food some items had run out. Menu price was an incredible £13.95 each. It costs so little to give good quality fresh piping hot breakfasts

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