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Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 3 nights as a pre-Christmas get away. From the moment we arrived we were made to feel so welcome and even treated to a cup of tea and scone - just what you need after a long drive. The room was awesome - clean, comfortable and lovely views over the garden which are fantastically maintained. The breakfast...

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Waterlooville, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 October 2016

We stayed for two nights and on arrival the welcome we received was second to none. The house was full of character, with a beautiful well-kempt garden. An excellent selection for breakfast was on offer. The rooms were spacious with tea, coffee and biscuits. Fresh fruit was left in the room on arrival. We have no hesitation to recommend this...

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Julie L, Owner at The Old Rectory B&B, responded to this review

Hello to you all and thank you so much for your great review. It was a pleasure to meet you and we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us is beautiful Suffolk. hope that we see you again in the future. Best wishes, Julie x

Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the old rectory for three nights whilst attending a family wedding. I do not generally stay in a bed and breakfast but this was the only place available and close to the wedding venue. Well what an absolute pleasure. The old rectory is charming with lots of character and the family that run it could not be...

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Julie L, Owner at The Old Rectory B&B, responded to this review

Hi Martin, hope you are both well. I just wanted to say thank you for your great review and we are really pleased that everything worked out well and that you enjoyed your stay at The Old Rectory while you were here for the wedding at Benacre. It was lovely to meet you all and I hope that we see...

Horley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We were very pleased with The Old Rectory as a place to stay for a relaxing weekend on the Suffolk coast. Julie our host was so welcoming and helpful; we felt very much at home. The house is full of character and attractively furnished, and the gardens are stunning. Our room was quiet and very comfortable, with extra little touches...

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Julie L, Owner at The Old Rectory B&B, responded to this review

Hi Heather, thank you so much for your lovely review and we are so pleased that you enjoyed all the aspects of your stay with us! I have always believed that you never have a second chance to make a good first impression.....so I love that you felt that my cream tea was the best welcome you have ever received...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 August 2016

From the moment we arrived to the moment we left we were made to feel so welcome and at home. Beautiful home, location, great food, comfortable room - we couldn't have asked for more! Julie and Michael are great hosts and provide a wonderful home-from-home base from which to enjoy this lovely area. Thanks Julie! We hope to be back...

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Julie L, Owner at The Old Rectory B&B, responded to this review

Hello! Thank you very much for your very kind words and it always makes me smile to know that our guests feel so at home here and having lovely guests makes it all worthwhile! We are really pleased that you enjoyed your stay and exploring this lovely part of the world! Hope to see you again. Best Wishes, Julie x

Bishops Stortford
Reviewed 6 August 2016

This is the second time that we have visited the Old Rectory, and it was just as good this time as the last. Lovely gardens, wonderful room, great breakfasts and a real star in Julie. We have already booked our next visit.

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Julie L, Owner at The Old Rectory B&B, responded to this review

Hi David, thank you so much for your lovely words and sorry it has taken me so long to reply! We are really pleased you enjoyed your second stay with us at The Old Rectory and look forward to seeing you both again next year! Love, Julie x

Buckingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 August 2016

We stayed two nightts here and from arrival to departure everything was excellent. A warm welcome, cream tea served in the garden ( beautiful scones), helpful local information, large comfortable room and bathroom, well furnished and with garden views. Set back from the road, its a peaceful and quiet location. Breakfast was excellent, lots of choice, very good coffee. Freedom...

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Julie L, Owner at The Old Rectory B&B, responded to this review

I love your review!!! Thank you so much for all the kind comments and I hope that some of the seeds have been productive!!! The garden has been a picture and everything seems to have lasted so well. We still have roses in full bloom and Evening Primroses still giving a new flower each day! Best wishes to you both...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 July 2016

We had such a fantastic few nights staying here. We were in the area for a friends wedding in Benacre, and Julie couldn't have made us more welcome. The old Rectory is a beautiful house, the gardens are stunning, and the rooms are immaculate and very spacious, the pictures don't do them justice Breakfast was really yummy and the scone...

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Julie L, Owner at The Old Rectory B&B, responded to this review

Hi Tilly, the year has raced past and I am sorry for not replying sooner to your lovely review. Thank you so much and we are glad that you all enjoyed your stay with us and that the wedding was so lovey too! The garden has kept us busy all year and we still have a rose bush in full...

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Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

My husband I stayed at the Old Rectory B & B last weekend as a Birthday surprise for my husband. Julie and Michael were amazing hosts and ensured we were happy and comfortable with our room. Everything was explained and I can't praise them enough. We stayed in Room 1 and the pictures do not do the room or the...

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Julie L, Owner at The Old Rectory B&B, responded to this review

Hi Gaby, thank you so much for your lovely and detailed review and I am so sorry for the late response! We are really pleased you enjoyed your special surprise birthday weekend for your husband and that you found your room spacious and comfortable and the breakfasts fantastic! Meeting lovely guests is one of the best aspects of owning a...

Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Beautiful place to stop can't wait to stay again!Accommodation and food fantastic.Breakfast was very good.Very relaxing our bedroom was the large room very nice.Owners are so welcoming,lovely being welcomed with a cream tea.Very quiet place to stop😀

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Julie L, Owner at The Old Rectory B&B, responded to this review

Hi Joana, thank you so much for your lovely review and we are glad you enjoyed a relaxing break with us here at The Old Rectory and thank you also for describing my breakfasts as fantastic!! I am sorry my response is so late!! Hope you continues to enjoy the warm summer and that we see you again one day.Best...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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Additional Information about The Old Rectory B&B

Address: 157 Church Road, Kessingland NR33 7SQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Kessingland
Price Range: $162 - $188 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Old Rectory B&B 5*
Number of rooms: 3
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“The Twin Bedroom is at the front of the house overlooking the beautiful gardens and it received the afternoon sunshine”
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