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Top Ipswich Family-Friendly Hotels

Salthouse Harbour Hotel
4 out of 5
1 Neptune Quay, Ipswich, England
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The price is £156 per night from 1 Nov to 1 Nov
4.5/5 Wonderful! (484 reviews)
"It was right on the quay side and close to the town"

Reviewed on 21 Sep 2021

Salthouse Harbour Hotel
The Old Times Guest House
3.5 out of 5
213 215 Cauldwell Hall Road, Ipswich, England
4.5/5 Wonderful! (45 reviews)
"Pleasant stay at The Old times guest house. Clean, warm and lovely place. Thank you."

Reviewed on 9 Mar 2020

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The Old Times Guest House
Novotel Ipswich
4 out of 5
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The price is £54 per night from 21 Nov to 21 Nov
4.2/5 Very Good! (972 reviews)
"Breakfast was great. Staff at breakfast were lovely. Room ok but some lights were out in the bathroom. Room was not cleaned in our 2 night stay due to Covid which is odd because we have stayed in other hotels and this was not the case! Think they are trying to save money. One side of the bed didn't ..."

Reviewed on 1 Oct 2021

Novotel Ipswich
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Holiday Inn Ipswich
Great for families
4 out of 5
Fully refundable
The price is £53 per night from 26 Nov to 26 Nov
4/5 Very Good! (644 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, extra beds/cots, laundry
Travellers say...
"All of the staff were helpful and friendly"

Reviewed on 13 Sep 2021

Holiday Inn Ipswich
Bentley Tower Hotel
4/5 Very Good! (30 reviews)
"Nice private hotel, a must for "old movie buffs" as there's some great memorabilia around the place, and in the room. Breakfast good and cooked to order. Parking good and friendly owners."

Reviewed on 1 Sep 2018

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Bentley Tower Hotel
pentahotel Ipswich
Great for families
4 out of 5
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The price is £69 per night from 4 Nov to 4 Nov
3.9/5 Very Good! (934 reviews)
Families like: games room, extra beds/cots, laundry
Travellers say...
"Really nice and laid back, friendly staff and very up to date hotel. Would recommend"

Reviewed on 28 Jul 2021

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Holiday Inn Ipswich Orwell
Great for families
3 out of 5
Fully refundable
The price is £51 per night from 7 Nov to 7 Nov
3.8/5 Good! (275 reviews)
Families like: extra beds/cots, laundry
Travellers say...
"Nice room. Good staff. A few people had problems with the keycards - eventually resolved"

Reviewed on 2 Oct 2021

Holiday Inn Ipswich Orwell
Muthu Belstead Brook Hotel
Great for families
3 out of 5
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The price is £56 per night from 28 Nov to 28 Nov
3.8/5 Good! (736 reviews)
Families like: kids' swimming pool, laundry
Travellers say...
"Average hotel. Staff were friendly, pool is good. The room let it down - it was ground floor so very dark and it had a conjoining door which lets you hear every word spoken next door. Plus there were people chatting in the corridor in the middle of the night, though that’s more their appalling manners ..."

Reviewed on 7 Sep 2021

Muthu Belstead Brook Hotel
Bridge Guest House
2 out of 5
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The price is £44 per night from 29 Oct to 29 Oct
3.7/5 Good! (455 reviews)
"Basic but functional accommodation. The owner was super polite and accommodating. For what you are paying, don't expect luxury, but if you want a basic and clean room for a couple of nights, you can't go wrong."

Reviewed on 4 Oct 2021

Bridge Guest House
Best Western Ipswich Hotel & Spa
4 out of 5
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The price is £58 per night from 1 Nov to 1 Nov
3.7/5 Good! (473 reviews)
"Enjoyed the stay. Hotel was busy. It seemed well managed."

Reviewed on 15 Sep 2021

Best Western Ipswich Hotel & Spa
Carlton Hotel
2 out of 5
The price is £66 per night from 8 Nov to 8 Nov
3.3/5 (84 reviews)
27/2/2020
"Upgraded to a refurbed room but a twin, the double was freezing so no choice really but it was free and a much nice room. The window had a gap and on a road so not the quietest or warmest, the shower was cold and they served turkey rashes instead of bacon for breakfast, beef sausages fine but come ..."

Reviewed on 28 Feb 2020

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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.

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