Hintlesham Hall Hotel
“Grade I listed building and Former WWII Red Cross hospital” - AA Inspector
- Social distancing and safety measures in place
- Follows government and industry guidelines for COVID-19
- Signed up to the AA COVID Confident Charter
Pre -arrival guest will receive a letter detailing what to expect, how things have changed and what the new procedures are. Staff will have regular training in covid secure cleaning.
Our Inspector's view
Hospitality and service are key features at this imposing Grade I listed country house hotel, situated in 175 acres of grounds and landscaped gardens. Originally a manor house dating from the Elizabethan era, the building was extended in the 17th and 18th centuries. It was a Red Cross hospital in World War II, and has been a hotel for nearly 50 years. Individually decorated bedrooms offer a high degree of comfort; each is tastefully furnished and equipped with many thoughtful touches. The Hintlesham Spa has three treatment rooms (including one for couples), a sumptuous relaxation area, nail bar, and enclosed outdoor area with hot tub. The spacious public rooms include a series of comfortable lounges, and an elegant restaurant which serves fine classical cuisine based on top-notch and, where practical, local ingredients. WiFi is offered throughout. A helicopter landing area is also available.
Facilities – at a glance
- En-suite rooms: 32
- Family rooms: 0
- Bedrooms Ground: 9
- Free TV
- WiFi available
- Hearing loop installed
- Children welcome
- Laundry facilities
- Ironing facilities
- Cots provided
- High chairs
- Children's portions or menu
- Croquet Available
- Spa Available
- Weekly Entertainment
- Christmas entertainment programme
- New Year entertainment programme
- Night porter available
- Outdoor parking spaces: 60
- Accessible bedrooms: 2
- Walk-in showers
- Single room, minimum price: £95
- Double room, minimum price: £135
- Open all year
- Maximum number of guests: 110
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About the area
Suffolk is Constable country, where the county’s crumbling, time-ravaged coastline spreads itself under wide skies to convey a wonderful sense of remoteness and solitude. Highly evocative and atmospheric, this is where rivers wind lazily to the sea and notorious 18th-century smugglers hid from the excise men. John Constable immortalised these expansive flatlands in his paintings in the 18th century, and his artwork raises the region’s profile to this day.
Walking is one of Suffolk’s most popular recreational activities. It may be flat but the county has much to discover on foot – not least the isolated Heritage Coast, which can be accessed via the Suffolk Coast Path. Southwold, with its distinctive, white-walled lighthouse standing sentinel above the town and its colourful beach huts and attractive pier features on many a promotional brochure. Much of Suffolk’s coastal heathland is protected as a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and shelters several rare creatures including the adder, the heath butterfly and the nightjar. In addition to walking, there is a good choice of cycling routes but for something less demanding, visit some of Suffolk’s charming old towns, with streets of handsome, period buildings and picturesque, timber-framed houses.
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