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Flat-screen TV, Netflix
Flat-screen TV, Netflix
Premium bedding, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, linens
Premium bedding, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, linens

Guest reviews

4.6/5 Wonderful
12 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Pet Friendly
  • Spa
  • Restaurant


Explore the area

Popular LocationFynn Valley Golf Club12 min drive
Popular LocationChristchurch Mansion13 min drive
Popular LocationIpswich Museum27 min drive
AirportColchester (CLB-Colchester Bus Station)28 min drive

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  • The Roost

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 926 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 King Beds
    More detailsThe Roost
  • The Granary

    Room amenities

    • 667 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsThe Granary
  • The Cow House

    Room amenities

    • 1238 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 King Beds
    More detailsThe Cow House
  • The Piggery

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 624 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsThe Piggery
  • The Hayloft

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 732 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsThe Hayloft
  • The Stables

    Room amenities

    • 775 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 King Beds
    More detailsThe Stables
  • The Burrow

    Room amenities

    • 947 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 King Beds
    More detailsThe Burrow
  • The Den

    Room amenities

    • 441 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsThe Den
  • The Nook

    Room amenities

    • 441 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsThe Nook
  • The FarmHouse

    Room amenities

    • 3229 sq ft
    • Sleeps 8
    • 3 King Beds and 2 Large Single Beds
    More detailsThe FarmHouse
  • The Sett

    Room amenities

    • 947 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 King Beds
    More detailsThe Sett

About this area


Located in Ipswich, Retreat East is in a rural location. Orwell Country Park and Suffolk Coast and Heaths reflect the area's natural beauty and area attractions include Blakenham Woodland Garden and Helmingham Hall. Suffolk Owl Sanctuary and Jimmy's Farm are also worth visiting.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Fynn Valley Golf Club - 12 min drive
  • Christchurch Mansion - 13 min drive
  • Ipswich Film Theatre - 13 min drive
  • Chantry Park - 14 min drive
  • Ipswich Museum - 27 min drive

Getting around

  • Needham Market Station - 7 min drive


  • Little Chef - 5 min drive
  • The Lion - 6 min drive
  • The Rampant Horse - 7 min drive
  • Needham Chippy - 7 min drive
  • Needham Market Wongs - 7 min drive

About this property

Retreat East

Luxury country house with free breakfast and restaurant
This smoke-free country house features a restaurant, a health club and a bar/lounge. Free continental breakfast is provided, as well as free WiFi in public areas, free self parking and a free manager's reception. Additionally, coffee/tea in a common area, massage/treatment rooms and a garden are on-site. All 10 rooms feature kitchens with fridges, ovens, hobs and microwaves. Complimentary wireless Internet access and Netflix are standard, as are flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Limited housekeeping is available.
Retreat East offers 10 forms of accommodation with coffee/tea makers and complimentary bathrobes. Beds feature premium bedding. Accommodation at this 4.5-star country house has kitchens with fridges, hobs, microwaves and kitchenware and utensils. Bathrooms include a shower with a rainfall showerhead, slippers, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels and Netflix. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and fans. Housekeeping is provided on a limited basis.

Recreational amenities at the country house include a health club.

Property amenities


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

Free self parking

Food and drink

Free continental breakfast available daily 9 AM–11:00 AM
1 restaurant
1 bar
Free daily reception
Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

Fitness centre
Private picnics
Spa services

Family friendly



No lifts

Guest services

Front desk (limited hours)
Housekeeping (limited)
Luggage storage

Languages spoken


Business services

Meeting rooms


Picnic area


2 treatment rooms
Couples treatment room(s)
Massage - deep-tissue
Massage - hot stone
Massage - swedish
Massage/treatment rooms


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
In-room accessibility
Wheelchair-accessible parking
Wheelchair-accessible path of travel


Couples dining
Romance packages available
Smoke-free property

Room amenities


Premium bedding


Free toiletries
Rainfall showerhead
Toilet paper


TV channels
Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

Champagne service
Coffee/tea maker
Electric kettle


Iron/ironing board



Check-in between 3 PM and 9 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 15


Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets stay for free
Food and water bowls are available

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

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Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
    Safety features at this property include carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit.

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

Retreat East Ipswich
Retreat East Country House
Retreat East Country House Ipswich

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Retreat East and receive a full refund?
Yes, Retreat East offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Retreat East cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is this property pet-friendly?
Yes, pets are allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Retreat East?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at this property?
Check-in is from 3 PM to 9 PM. After-hours check-in is not available.
What time is check-out at Retreat East?
Checkout is at 11:00 AM.
Where is Retreat East located?
Situated in a rural location, this luxury country house is within 6 miles (10 km) of Bramford Golf Centre, Brooke House and Blakenham Woodland Garden. Ipswich Waterfront and Helmingham Hall are also within 9 miles (15 km).

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Retreat East

5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition


  • Liked: Cleanliness

Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2019

5/5 Excellent

    This traveller didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness

    Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2019

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Quiet location, really able to get away from it all. Beautiful barns

    Stayed 3 nights in Jul 2019


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      Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2019