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The Great House Hotel and Restaurant
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4.91 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)

"Great hospitality from the staff. Breakfast was good but a little overpriced for a basic continental spread. I would have expected the continental breakfast to be included with the room rate. Dinner in the restaurant was fabulous! I would love to dine there again. When I got my final bill for my ..."…"

Reviewed on 21 Jul 2019

The Great House Hotel and Restaurant
The Bull Hotel Long Melford by Greene King Inns
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1.08 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (181 reviews)

"Just a couple of nights in this old inn. Beds were very comfortable. The hotel coped well with Covid measures."…"

Reviewed on 28 Sep 2020

The Bull Hotel Long Melford by Greene King Inns
The Angel Hotel
3.5 out of 5
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4.91 mi from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (16 reviews)

"Very nice stay and meals helpful friendly staff great location"…"

Reviewed on 21 Dec 2018

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Newmans Hall
3 out of 5
The price is £80 per night from 24 Jan to 25 Jan
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 George and Dragon Inn
The price is £79 per night from 24 Jan to 25 Jan
0.81 mi from city centre
3.4/5Good! (56 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
The Crown Hotel
3.5 out of 5
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0.98 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (32 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
Rectory Manor Hotel
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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
Long Melford Swan
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1.04 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (71 reviews)
Would highly recommend

"Fantastic stay. Lovely room. Delicious food."…"

Reviewed on 29 Sep 2020

Long Melford Swan
The Mill - Long Melford
4 out of 5
Hall Street, Long Melford, Sudbury, England
The price is £119 per night from 24 Jan to 25 Jan
1.18 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (25 reviews)
Great short break in Suffolk

"From the email we received a couple of days before our stay with tips on where to eat, to the warm welcome and the excellent service during our stay, I can’t fault The Mill. There are some great restaurants in the village, all a short stroll from the B&B. Breakfast was amazing with some great choices, ..."…"

Reviewed on 18 Oct 2020

The Mill - Long Melford
The Bay Horse
3 out of 5
The price is £40 per night from 29 Jan to 30 Jan
2.13 mi from city centre
3.7/5Good! (201 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
George Inn
4 out of 5
The price is £80 per night from 4 Feb to 5 Feb
0.82 mi from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (85 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 13 Sep 2020

George Inn
The Bridge Street Historic Guest House
2 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £55 per night from 25 Jan to 26 Jan
3.26 mi from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (13 reviews)

"The Garden suite was a garden shed at the end of the driveway with a minute bathroom and constant noise from the busy road. Certainly not worth the money we paid. We were then moved to the Forge suite which was located through a cluttered kitchen and a very untidy overgrown garden. Less noise but ..."…"

Reviewed on 16 Jun 2019

The Bridge Street Historic Guest House
The Black Lion, Long Melford
The price is £119 per night from 21 Feb to 22 Feb
1.43 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (42 reviews)

"Really friendly staff; great care being taken over Covid. Food excellent. Great location, too; very peaceful."…"

Reviewed on 12 Oct 2020

The Black Lion, Long Melford
The Swan Hotel
4 out of 5
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4.94 mi from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (263 reviews)
1 night stay

"lovely place to stay food was great staff very friendly wish we could have stayed longer may be next time definitely"…"

Reviewed on 13 Oct 2020

The Swan Hotel
Hill Lodge Hotel
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2.62 mi from city centre
4/5Very Good! (42 reviews)

"Not far from town, good size rooms, friendly staff, also you can use the garden although we didn’t, great coffee at breakfast time."…"

Reviewed on 20 Aug 2020

Hill Lodge Hotel
The Bell Hotel
3 out of 5
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5.1 mi from city centre
4/5Very Good! (95 reviews)

"its virtually closed down. we arrived and told that the booking could not be allowed & that they only took over the day before. No rooms were available as they had no linen for any beds. No appolies, no refunds & just did not care even after reading the confrimation emails. The phone is cut off & ..."…"

Reviewed on 6 Oct 2019

The Bell Hotel
3 Tudor Cottage - One Bedroom House, Sleeps 2
3 Tudor Cottage, Hall Street, Sudbury, ENG
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0.91 mi from city centre
3 Tudor Cottage - One Bedroom House, Sleeps 2
The retreat log cabin
Brick Kiln Hill, 8/10, Sudbury, ENG
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7.77 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (4 reviews)
Sunset Cabin

"We had a lovely relaxing weekend in the beautiful sunset log cabin. We would definitely stay there again."…"

Reviewed on 13 Jan 2020

The retreat log cabin
A romantic retreat for two, nestled in a historic medieval village.
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4.96 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Lavenham weekend treat

"This was a real treat staying in this charming cottage. There were nice touches, with a hamper and essentials in the fridge, that made such a lovely welcome. The cottage has been very thoughtfully set-up by the owners including a lovely garden. Thank you."…"

Reviewed on 27 Oct 2020

A romantic retreat for two, nestled in a historic medieval village.
Stone Farm - Six Bedroom House, Sleeps 12
Stone Farm, Brent Eleigh Road, Sudbury, ENG
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5.04 mi from city centre
Stone Farm - Six Bedroom House, Sleeps 12
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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 Newmans Hall and Rectory Manor Hotel.
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 Bell Hotel is a top 3-star inn on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and free parking. Other good choices for your family trip include The Bay Horse and The George and Dragon Inn. 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?
Rectory Manor Hotel is a 5-star B&B with a bar, and a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for a luxurious stay. Another upscale choice for your holiday is The Swan Hotel.
What's the best boutique-style accommodation in Sudbury?
Long Melford Swan is a favourite 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 Rectory Manor Hotel and The Bell Hotel. Also, notable landmarks to visit include Gainsborough’s House, Melford Hall and Holy Trinity Church.

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