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Featured Ipswich Family-Friendly Hotels

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Novotel Ipswich
Novotel Ipswich
4.0 out of 5.0 Greyfriars Road, Ipswich, England
4.2/5 (789 reviews)
£56/ night for 2 guests

Nice spacious room, but having the loo some distance from the bathroom was inconvenient. Hotel is well positioned close to the historical waterfront and easy to find, but parking at £7 a day came as a bit of a shock. Breakfast was an additional £10 per person, which would have been OK if my wife ...

Reviewed on 7 Aug 2019
Visitengland 5 Star Gold C15th Cottage In Kersey, Hadleigh, Suffolk, England
Visitengland 5 Star Gold C15th Cottage In Kersey, Hadleigh, Suffolk, England
5.0/5 (20 reviews)

This is a stunning old timber-framed cottage which has been beautifully and tastefully decorated to create a gorgeous holiday home. The furnishings (curtains, upholstery) are lovely and complement the characterful old building. Excellent bedding and thoughtful extra touches including dressing gowns ...

Reviewed on 2 Apr 2019
Salthouse Harbour Hotel
Salthouse Harbour Hotel
4.0 out of 5.0 1 Neptune Quay, Ipswich, England
Free cancellation
4.6/5 (327 reviews)
£119/ night for 2 guests

Our room 204 was lovely, with a view across the marina. Quirky meets rustic, love the bunny mugs. Comfy, colourful and delightful room. We have booked again in the 13th Sept.

Reviewed on 6 Aug 2019
Best Western Ipswich Hotel
Best Western Ipswich Hotel
4.0 out of 5.0
Free cancellation
3.7/5 (313 reviews)
£41/ night for 2 guests

The hotel was beautiful with lovely gardens and the staff were amazing. We lost our key and required extra toiletries, nothing was too much trouble. The desk was manned all night which was great because we returned early hours of the morning and had lost our key, we were able to get a new key. The ...

Reviewed on 30 Jul 2019
Holiday Inn Ipswich
Holiday Inn Ipswich
4.0 out of 5.0
4.0/5 (483 reviews)
£47/ night for 2 guests

Breakfast was very good. Do not like mugs at breakfast, prefer cups.

Reviewed on 20 Aug 2019
pentahotel Ipswich
pentahotel Ipswich
4.0 out of 5.0 Ranelagh Road, Ipswich, England
Free cancellation
3.9/5 (790 reviews)
£54/ night for 2 guests

Hotel is very modern good ambience. Downside - poor parking. I have stayed here before and parked at Matalan 6/7 minutes up the road.

Reviewed on 21 Jul 2019
Holiday Inn Ipswich Orwell
Holiday Inn Ipswich Orwell
3.0 out of 5.0
Free cancellation
3.8/5 (186 reviews)
£47/ night for 2 guests

Access & quietness …………………………………………………………………………...

Reviewed on 22 Jun 2019
Carlton Hotel
Carlton Hotel
2.0 out of 5.0 41-43 Berners Street, Ipswich, England
3.3/5 (79 reviews)
£60/ night for 2 guests

Great service, good breakfast, good value, would stay again

Reviewed on 16 Jun 2019
Riverside Cottage
Riverside Cottage
3.0 out of 5.0
4.7/5 (25 reviews)
£85/ night for 2 guests

We booked for one night at the last minute and were amazed to be given the downstairs flat which had a full kitchen and living room plus bedroom and large wet room. We had a really enjoyable stay as the bed was very comfortable and there was no noise whatsoever. Great Bricett is a small hamlet in ...

Reviewed on 7 Apr 2019

Where should we stay in Ipswich?

You may want to consider the historic destination of Ipswich if you've been thinking about a trip for the whole family. The entertainment, parks and sporting events are just some of the things that make this an interesting destination for family trips. Take to the air and fly into London (STN-Stansted), which is located 39.6 mi (63.8 km) from the city centre. Ipswich offers 15 child-friendly hotels and other types of accommodation so you'll have a variety of options when you're choosing where to stay.

Families on holiday have good things to say about these places to stay:

Holiday Inn Ipswich: Offers an indoor pool, a restaurant and free parking. Guests like the overall comfort and central location at this 4-star hotel.

Novotel Ipswich – Features a restaurant, free WiFi and a playground. The overall comfort and clean rooms make this 4-star hotel popular with guests.

When should we visit Ipswich?

You're likely hoping for good weather for your family trip. Use these tips to plan when to pack up the children and head to Ipswich.

  • Hottest months: August, July, June and September, with an average temperature of 21°F
  • Coldest months: January, February, March and December, with an average temperature of 1°F
  • Driest months: September, March, February and January, with an average rainfall of 1.25 inches
  • Rainiest months: January, June, October and May, with an average rainfall of 2 inches

What should we see and do in Ipswich?

While you and your family are visiting Ipswich, you may want to explore some child-friendly attractions such as Ipswich Film Theatre and Cornhill. Make sure that you have lots of time for activities such as New Wolsey Theatre and Ipswich Museum.

Ipswich is also well-known for its:
  • Historical sites
  • Cultural attractions
  • Theatre
  • Entertainment
  • Sports
  • Parks

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 transport choices so consider a car rental to maximise your time.