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The Angel Hotel
The Angel Hotel

3 Angel Hill, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1LT

4.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (140 reviews)

Located in the heart of Bury St Edmunds, this hotel is steps from The Abbey Gate, The Athenaeum, and St Edmundsbury Cathedral …

£108
The Bushel
The Bushel

28-29 St Johns Street, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1SN

3.0 out of 5.0
4 out of 5 (1 reviews)

Situated in Bury St Edmunds, this inn is within a 10-minute walk of Moyse's Hall Museum, Bury St Edmunds Art Gallery, and The …

£80
Ravenwood Hall Hotel
Ravenwood Hall Hotel

Rougham, Bury St Edmunds IP30 9JA

3.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (21 reviews)

Situated in Bury St Edmunds, this hotel is 1 mi (1.7 km) from Rougham Control Tower Aviation Museum and within 6 mi (10 km) o …

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Highwaymans Rooms and Self Catering
Highwaymans Rooms and Self Catering

Risby, Bury St Edmunds IP28 6QP

3.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (35 reviews)

Situated in Bury St Edmunds, this bed & breakfast is within 9 mi (15 km) of Bury St Edmunds Art Gallery, The Abbey Gate, an …

£80
Drinkstone Park Bed & Breakfast and Gardens
Drinkstone Park Bed & Breakfast and Gardens

Park Road, Bury St Edmunds IP30 9ST

4.0 out of 5.0
5 out of 5 (9 reviews)

Situated in Bury St Edmunds, this bed & breakfast is within 9 mi (15 km) of Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds Abbey, and St …

£85
The Boltons
The Boltons

Badwell Ash, Bury St Edmunds

2.5 out of 5.0

Situated in Badwell Ash, this bed & breakfast is within 6 mi (10 km) of Wyken Vineyards, Pakenham Watermill, and Ixworth Abbe …

£80
The Bell Hotel Thetford
The Bell Hotel Thetford

King Street, Thetford IP24 2AZ

3.0 out of 5.0
3.6 out of 5 (83 reviews)

Situated in Thetford, this inn is steps from Ancient House Museum of Thetford Life and Charles Burrell Museum. Dad's Army …

£65
Long Melford Inn
Long Melford Inn

Rodbridge Hill, Sudbury CO10 9HN

2.5 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (12 reviews)

Situated in Sudbury, this guesthouse is within 3 mi (5 km) of Melford Hall, Holy Trinity Church, and Gainsborough's House. …

£58
Grove Flock Farm
Grove Flock Farm

The Common, Diss IP22 1LH

3.5 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (7 reviews)

Situated in Botesdale, this bed & breakfast is 10.9 mi (17.5 km) from Banham Zoo and within 20 mi (32 km) of The Abbey Gate …

£60
Bays Farm Country B & B and Kitchen
Bays Farm Country B & B and Kitchen

Forward Green, Stowmarket IP14 5HU

5.0 out of 5.0
4.8 out of 5 (9 reviews)

Situated in a rural location, this luxury bed & breakfast is within 9 mi (15 km) of Suffolk Owl Sanctuary, Cotton Mechanica …

£80
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Pocket Guide: Bury St Edmunds The Athenaeum Hotels

One of the finest historic landmarks in Bury St. Edmunds, the Athenaeum is a picturesque Grade I-Listed building and a popular private functions venue. It's conveniently located close to numerous hotels that offer everything from luxury accommodation in Georgian mansions to value-for-money contemporary rooms perfect for an overnight stop.

More About the Athenaeum

The building dates back to the early-18th Century and was originally used as Assembly Rooms where local residents would mingle, gossip, and play a few games of cards. Today, the Athenaeum has six spaces that can be hired for different occasions, from small business meetings to large parties, and is also ideal for exhibitions thanks to its inter-linking rooms.

Just moments away from the Athenaeum is the Angel Hotel, a delightful four-star hotel offering immaculate rooms and superb fine-dining. Ideal for romantic breaks and business events, this Georgian boutique establishment offers elegantly designed contemporary rooms, some of which have private balconies and luxury four-poster beds.

Opposite Bury St. Edmunds' Beautiful Abbey Gardens

One of the main advantages of staying at a hotel near the Athenaeum is that you will have easy access to Bury St. Edmunds' magnificent abbey complex. This comprises the remnants of what was one of England's most powerful monastic centres, and the ruins and gardens are open to visitors throughout the year. Admire its impressive Norman Tower, see where Saint Edmund, the Anglo-Saxon martyr and king, was buried, and observe the grand medieval gatehouses.

Visit St. Mary's Church

Another must-see if you're interested in medieval religious architecture, St. Mary's Church is estimated to be one of England's biggest parish churches. It dates back to at least the 12th Century, and was partly restored in the Gothic Revival style in the 19th Century.

Hotels with Flexible Check-In/Check-Out Times

To ensure your trip runs as smoothly as possible, some hotels near the Athenaeum may offer early check-in or late check-out options in case you're arriving early or need to stay well after the standard check-out time. Many hotels also provide left luggage services so you won't have to worry about carrying suitcases and other heavy items while you have a few hours to spare in Bury St. Edmunds.

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