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The Best Western Ipswich Hotel and Spa is located in the quiet countryside, but is also just a stone’s throw from the A12 and A14, meaning easy access to all the major routes without the hassle of parking in town and looking that one and only parking space.

All our guest rooms are furnished to a high standard, with our latest refurbishment having been completed in February 2017. Each bedroom is equipped with a very generous 40-inch television, a desirable hot drinks station fluffy towels and comfy beds.

The hotel has an 80 seat restaurant with views overlooking the well-groomed lawns. The retro style bar serves food throughout the day and offers Sky satellite television for your pleasure.

There are eight fully equipped conference rooms that can cater for a wide variety of events. The Suffolk Suite our 'one stop shop' has everything you need for a large banquet or conference and is one of the largest venues in East Anglia. Free high-speed Internet access is also provided for your leisure.

Our dedicated team of professional staff members is here on hand to help ensure your stay is a memorable one.

Hotel Amenities

Because We CareSM

Cleaning Standards

Industry-Leading Cleaning Standards

Modified Breakfast

Breakfast Service & Selections 

Low Rate Guarantee

Low Rate Guarantee

Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
Pets allowed with restrictions, on request
Child Policy
Up To Two Children Free (Age 12 And Under) For Every Two Paying Adults In Existing Bedding. Meal Charges May Apply.


Hotel location and the surrounding area

Nearby Attractions

Area Business

  • 2.5 mile(s) from Thomson & Morgan, one of the United Kingdom's largest mail order seed and plant companies.
  • 5 mile(s) from Fairline Yachts Ltd, one of the most prestigious boat and yacht makers in the world, based in Ipswich.
  • 7 mile(s) from Mediterranean Shipping Company, MSC is one of the biggest global container shipping companies based at The Havens in Ipswich.
  • 7 mile(s) from BDO LLP, this firm operates from 18 offices in the UK and in over 154 countries globally. Covering all major business centers, across the country, employing 3,500 people offering tax, audit and assurance, and a wide range of consulting and advisory services.
  • 13 mile(s) from BT Group plc, Adastral Park is home to BT's Global Research and Development Headquarters.


  • 2.8 mile(s) from Jimmy's Farm, a fabulous day out for all the family. A huge winner for the Children. Visit the animals on the much loved family run farm with shop and restaurant.
  • 4 mile(s) from Ipswich Waterfront, enjoy strolling along the waterfront area, surrounded by shops and boats.
  • 4.5 mile(s) from New Wolsey Theatre, offers some great shows throughout the year
  • 5 mile(s) from Christchurch Park, enjoy a wonderful walk around the Christchurch Park and Lake area. It hosts music events in the summer.
  • 5 mile(s) from Christchurch Mansion, a magnificent museum sporting one of the largest John Constable collections
  • 8 mile(s) from Baylham House Rare Breeds Farm, visit this small livestock farm with rare breeds on show. A great day out with the kids.
  • 9 mile(s) from Ipswich Transport Museum, bygone transport and engineering museum. 90 historic vehicles such as local buses, trams and emergency transport plus engineering displays.
  • 16 mile(s) from Felixstowe Beach and Docks, whether visiting the docks of the Stowe or the famous shingle beach and seaside town you are sure to have a fun day out here.
  • 18 mile(s) from Colchester Zoo, take a ride on the lost Madagascar Express and roam the zoo's enclosure with many wonderful species. Including Komodo Dragons, Giraffes, Ostrich and Sealions. Over 50 displays daily.


  • Wolsey Suite, on premises, full service, International, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • Wolsey Bar, on premises, bar/lounge, International, open for: lunch, dinner


  • 5 mile(s) from Suffolk New College, This town centre location college is perfect for commuting students with easy access from the train station and a reliable bus service. It also enables to create relationships with local employers which opens up huge opportunities for its students.
  • 6 mile(s) from University of Suffolk, Based at the beautiful Waterfront in Ipswich.
  • 12 mile(s) from Eastern and Otley College, A self-contained campus located 9 miles outside Ipswich, Otley caters for a wide range of courses in a number of specialist buildings, many of which have been recently refitted and refurbished.
  • 14 mile(s) from University of Essex, Colchester campus
  • 50 mile(s) from University of East Anglia, UEA is part of one of the largest scientific communities in Europe and our research regularly makes headlines - and a real-world impact - all around the globe.

Nearby Cities

  • 17 mile(s) from Felixstowe
  • 29 mile(s) from Diss


  • 4.5 mile(s) from Portman Road, Home to Ipswich Town Football Club.
  • 53 mile(s) from Norwich City FC, Home to the Canaries.


  • 5 mile(s) from Ipswich, Located in the centre of Ipswich you will find the Buttermarket, Sailmakers and Eastgate Shopping Centre - great for a day out and retail therapy.
  • 14 mile(s) from Colchester, Located conveniently close you will find the Lion Walk, Culver Square and St Johns Walk Shopping areas in Colchester.
  • 30 mile(s) from Bury St Edmunds, Enjoy shopping in the beautifully floral town of Bury St Edmunds. Its hosts a fantastic range of Boutique shops as well as High Street retailers.
  • 49 mile(s) from Norwich, In the main town centre you will find the Castle Mall and Chapelfield shopping centre, as well as walks of unique small shops.


  • 44 mile(s) from London Stansted Airport
  • 51 mile(s) from Norwich Airport
  • 0.2 mile(s) from Elm Lane 93
  • 5 mile(s) from Ipswich Train Station
  • 5 mile(s) from Ipswich