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Newmans Hall
3 out of 5
The price is £80 per night from 25 Oct to 26 Oct
4.58 mi from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (16 reviews)

"Very comfy bed, spacious room with good quality furnishings"…"

Reviewed on 4 Mar 2020

Newmans Hall
The Crown Hotel
3.5 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £65 per night from 25 Oct to 26 Oct
0.98 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (27 reviews)

"good size clean room though bed a bit soft for our liking. Staff very friendly and welcoming. Ha e eaten here many times and the food is always excellent but unfortunately this time due to a power cut we had to eat elsewhere. Staff very apologetic though obviously not there fault at all."…"

Reviewed on 11 Sep 2020

The Crown Hotel
Long Melford Swan
5 out of 5
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The price is £100 per night from 25 Oct to 26 Oct
1.04 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (68 reviews)

"Really lovely stay :) gorgeous room and staff your fab x"…"

Reviewed on 6 Sep 2020

Long Melford Swan

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Rectory Manor Hotel
The price is £120 per night from 1 Nov to 2 Nov
3.79 mi from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (65 reviews)
Calum M.

"Everything we could have expected! Beautiful and stunning house , it was truly exceptional, Would wholeheartedly recommend, Cannot fault a thing , and cannot wait to return ! Thank you so much 😊"…"

Reviewed on 18 Dec 2019

Rectory Manor Hotel
The Bay Horse
3 out of 5
The price is £40 per night from 6 Nov to 7 Nov
2.13 mi from city centre
3.7/5Good! (200 reviews)

"Room was too hot the addition of fans could help in the hot weather. Basic room but very clean. No extractor or window in the bathroom. Great location. Lively pub. Lots of outdoor tables and chairs. I will definitely stay again 😁"…"

Reviewed on 14 Aug 2020

The Bay Horse
Greyhound Cottage
3.5 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £89 per night from 25 Oct to 26 Oct
2.2 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (7 reviews)

"Fantastic Room and charming cottage with a lovely garden. Plenty of attention to detail in all respects, creating a 5 star stay. Would highly recommend."…"

Reviewed on 19 Oct 2020

Greyhound Cottage
George Inn
4 out of 5
The price is £80 per night from 28 Oct to 29 Oct
0.82 mi from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (83 reviews)

"Amazing! However would have loved a cooked breakfast this morning. But food was spot on"…"

Reviewed on 13 Sep 2020

George Inn
Bulmer Tye House
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3.68 mi from city centre
3.5/5Good! (6 reviews)
what a horrible place

"what a horrible hotel, weird people that run it and come to your bedroom in there night gown ??? no kettle in room, no kettle or coffee in room, no heating in room no TV in room...... just a horrible place to stay Its not a guest house its a big house with old people owners that try and make a few ..."…"

Reviewed on 17 Feb 2020

Bulmer Tye House
The Mill - Long Melford
4 out of 5
Hall Street, Long Melford, Sudbury, England
The price is £115 per night from 8 Nov to 9 Nov
1.18 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (23 reviews)
excellent 5 stars

"Very friendly and helpful. Top quality accommodation with great breakfast. Would not hesitate to recommend the Mill to anyone wishing to stay in this area, I will be returning!"…"

Reviewed on 14 Jul 2020

The Mill - Long Melford
The Bull Hotel Long Melford by Greene King Inns
3 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £60 per night from 25 Oct to 26 Oct
1.08 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (175 reviews)
pleasant stay, good value

"All good value and an interesting historic hotel, very central for suffolk and essex and would make a great base to tour the surrounding areas, breakfast staff very helpful and pleasant...."…"

Reviewed on 18 Mar 2020

The Bull Hotel Long Melford by Greene King Inns
Long Melford Grade II Listed Meadowview Cottage
Little St Mary's, 11, Sudbury, ENG
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0.7 mi from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (50 reviews)
Perfect stay in Long Melford, Suffolk

"A 5 nights stay at in Long Melford. The cottage was spotless and very comfortable. We chose this cottage because of the location. I wanted something close to a number of tourist activities and where I didn't need to drive anywhere in the evening. There are multiple pub/restaurants, Chinese take away, ..."…"

Reviewed on 5 Oct 2020

Long Melford Grade II Listed Meadowview Cottage
The Swan Hotel
4 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £128 per night from 12 Nov to 13 Nov
4.94 mi from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (252 reviews)

"Fantastic stay in this hotel full of history and character. Service and food was amazing. Really felt spoilt staying here."…"

Reviewed on 27 Sep 2020

The Swan Hotel
The Black Lion, Long Melford
The price is £77 per night from 22 Nov to 23 Nov
1.43 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (41 reviews)

"Great place to stay but on a busy corner. Service was excellent and so was dinner"…"

Reviewed on 29 Jan 2020

The Black Lion, Long Melford
The George and Dragon Inn
The price is £63 per night from 25 Oct to 26 Oct
0.81 mi from city centre
3.4/5 (54 reviews)

"We have had a really good time at The George and Dragon Inn. We stopped for 4 nights. The room was very spacious and the On suite was nearly as big as the main room. Time hosts were very friendly and would always have a conversation with you to make you feel welcome. The food was very good and a ..."…"

Reviewed on 7 Aug 2020

The George and Dragon Inn
Lavenham Priory
Water St, Sudbury, England
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4.88 mi from city centre
Lavenham Priory
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Visiting Sudbury

History buffs will enjoy exploring Sudbury, and visitors give high marks for the lively bar scene. Welcoming and cosy, this city attracts tourists with its spas and riverfront. Around the area, top sights include Colchester Zoo, Chelmsford City Racecourse and Chantry Park.

  • There are 33 hotels and other accommodation options in Sudbury
  • The closest major airport is in London (STN-Stansted), 22.4 mi (36.1 km) from the city centre
  • The next closest is in Cambridge (CBG), 24.3 mi (39 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Sudbury

Cultural venues in the city include Gainsborough's House, Long Melford Heritage Centre and Kentwell Hall. The city is notable for its historic sites and landmarks like Melford Hall, Holy Trinity Church, and Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul. The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the rivers and Clare Castle Country Park.

As you plan your holiday getaway, you'll find 33 hotels and other lodging options to pick from in Sudbury. Here you'll find top ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • The Case Restaurant with Rooms - With a stay at this 4-star inn, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and a restaurant, along with in-room LCD TVs. It's a favourite with Expedia travellers for its dining options and breakfast.
  • The Swan Hotel - Our customers like the bar and breakfast at this hotel. With a stay at this 4-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to a full-service spa and 2 restaurants, along with free WiFi.
  • The Black Lion, Long Melford - This 4-star inn features a restaurant, free WiFi and free parking. Expedia customers like its helpful staff and comfortable beds.

Popular places to visit outside the city include Colchester Zoo, 15.4 mi/24.7 km from the city centre, and Chelmsford City Racecourse, which is 17.6 mi (28.4 km) away.

Getting around Sudbury

If you want to explore the larger area, hop on a train at Sudbury Station. Sudbury may not have many public transport choices so consider renting a car to explore the city.

Dressing for Sudbury

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 11°C during the day and 1°C at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 20°C, whilst the average at night is 3°C
  • July to September has daytime averages of 22°C with night-time averages of 9°C
  • Between October and December, you can expect daytime averages of 16°C and night-time averages of 2°C
  • About 21 millimetres of rain falls on Sudbury each year
  • Usually August and July are the hottest months with an average of 21°C, whereas January and February are often coldest, averaging 1°C

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Sudbury?
The Mill - Long Melford is a favourite with Expedia customers. This 4-star B&B offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Other top choices based on reviews include George Inn and Newmans Hall.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Sudbury, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most hotel bookings are fully refundable if cancelled before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of check in. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, you might still have the option to cancel and get a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Add your dates and click on “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to review the top deals on offer in Sudbury.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Sudbury?
Based on reviews, The Bay Horse is a popular 3-star inn for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking.
What's the best hotel for a family holiday in Sudbury?
The Mill Hotel is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and free WiFi. Other good choices for your family trip include The Bay Horse and The Bell Hotel. Also, attractions in the area such as Colchester Zoo and National Stud are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best hotel for a romantic holiday to Sudbury?
The Swan Hotel is a favourite 4-star hotel for couples, and features 24-hour room service and flat-screen TVs.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Sudbury?
The Bay Horse is a top dog-friendly inn and offers a computer station for its human guests. Two other good options for you and your pet include The Swan Hotel and The Black Lion, Long Melford.
What's the best luxury accommodation option in Sudbury?
Long Melford Swan is a 5-star guest house with a restaurant, and a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for a luxurious stay. Rectory Manor Hotel and The Swan Hotel are other upscale choices for your trip.
What's the best boutique-style accommodation in Sudbury?
Long Melford Swan is a favourite 5-star guest house with our travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features 3 guestrooms, a restaurant and free breakfast. If you’d prefer to stay at a boutique hotel, you can also take a look at Rectory Manor Hotel.
Where's the best place to stay in Sudbury to absorb the local history?
Based on our travel expertise, The Swan Hotel is a top 4-star hotel for history seekers booking on Expedia, and it offers 2 restaurants and free WiFi. A couple of other options to soak up the local history include The Mill Hotel and Rectory Manor Hotel. Also, notable landmarks to visit include Gainsborough’s House, Melford Hall and Holy Trinity Church.

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