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Miami, Florida, United States
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Huge property with acres of a picturesque garden & small lake. Like travelling back in time to centuries of history. Fireplaces... Piano… Antique furniture. Rooms are spacious with traditional canopy beds & decor, preserving its medieval ambiance, yet with modern bathroom facilities. The property is within walking existence to this village's historical attractions. Ruby & Jonathan are lovely & the...

Thank Jo G
London, uk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had such a wonderful stay at Lavenham Priory! We soaked up the history and charm of this stunning place and was made to feel extremely welcome by the wonderful Ruby and Jonathan who were the most perfect hosts! This is a special place and we are planning a return visit!

Thank luv2travelbugz
Jonathan H, Owner at Lavenham Priory, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review, and we are pleased you enjoyed your stay. We are very privileged to be celebrating our first anniversary as owners of Lavenham Priory. We greatly appreciate the wonderful feedback we have received from all our guests over the past year who have taken the time to leave TripAdvisor reviews.

Chipping Campden, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Spent two nights in The Priory Suite at Lavenham Priory, a very special place. Interior decorated to a very high standard, beautiful garden, and Jonathon and Ruby made us feel very welcome. It is classed as an intimate cottage, and it is perfect for a romantic break. No oven ..... you don't go there to cook, you go there to...

Thank Linda C
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Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Fabulous stay at the priory. Totally blown away by this place. Beautifully kept by ruby and Jonathan who are also the most fantastic hosts and could not have done more for us. Well worth a visit! We will definitely be back.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Our stay at the Lavenham Priory around the weekend of 30 July 2026 was just a dream come true. Their warm hospitality and the state of the rooms was par excellent. Every comfort was taken care of by Ruby and Jonathan and they gave us their undivided attention to direct us what we should see and explore in this wonderful...

Thank Shernaz1
Auch, France
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

We were sad to leave our extraordinarily fine accommodation in the Priory Suite at this superb B&B - Lavenham Priory. All I can say is 'wow - just wow!' What character and charm! Although stepping back in time, we nevertheless thoroughly enjoyed luxuriating in modern, home comforts - I particularly liked the large bath towels (I cannot bear postage stamp...

Thank gribella
Harvey, Australia
Reviewed 22 August 2016

What gorgeous accommodation with everything one could desire in the beautifully-appointed rooms. The 14th century priory is absolutely charming and the gardens are magnificent. Our host, Jonathon made us feel extremely welcome. The village of Lavenham had some lovely places to eat as well as a delightful historic main street. Our stay at the priory was a wonderful experience in...

Thank claireroach8
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 August 2016

We could not have been made to feel more welcome. Beautiful accommodation and delightful owners for whom nothing was too much trouble. We were very pleased with are stay and would highly recommend this accommodation. Fantastic.

Thank davidcarewhopkins
Reviewed 14 August 2016

My husband Steve and I stayed overnight for our wedding anniversary and was welcomed by ruby a very accommodating and friendly lady e had champagne in our room waiting and the most fantastic room wi four poster bed. The bed was so comfortable and fresh and clean. The whole experience was wonderful, and would highly recommend. Ruby's husband told us...

Thank ralph148
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Wow! We were asked to hold a meeting at JONATHAN and Ruby's place in Lavenham The Priory and stay over. This village is unique but The Priory goes above and beyond This Sixteenth century ex Priory is unique. The rooms have been done up beautifully, the character of the place is unmatched and the comfort ....,.,.. Just what a tired...

Thank pervin

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Luxury self catering accommodation at an affordable price. Graded 5 Stars with Gold Award. Winner of the AA's guest accommodation of the year award and twice winner of The Which Hotel's Beautiful B&B. Lavenham Priory a "Grade 1 listed" medieval house offers unique and unforgettable experience. The Priory Suite (sleeps 2) - an intimate small self catering cottage ideal for couples, comprising on the ground floor a spacious sitting room with small dining area. A magnificent hand carved oak spiral staircase leads up to the bed chamber and an opulent en-suite bathroom. The bed chamber features a beautiful 4 poster bed, antique furniture, subtle lighting, TV and free Wifi. (Please note - the Priory Suite has basic catering facilities including kitchen sink and microwave, but no cooker) The Dairy Wing - (sleeps up to 6) - ideal for families or large groups, this property is perfect for weekend or longer stays. First floor accommodation comprises: 3 double bedrooms (one with en suite bathroom) and a separate family bathroom - all offering maximum flexibility for up to 2 families or large groups. Downstairs the real feature of the house is a beautiful beamed sitting / dining room with wood burning stove and patio doors leading out to an enclosed private patio garden. The house has a brand new fully equipped kitchen and includes a spacious entrance hall and bathroom. An abundance of space and high quality fittings and furnishings throughout the property create a special experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lavenham Priory

Address: Lavenham Priory Water Street, Lavenham, Babergh District CO10 9RW, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Babergh District > Lavenham
Price Range: $66 - $83 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
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“The Priory Wing is wonderful and could accommodate two couples.”
 of 5 bubbles luv2travelbugz, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The Priory Suite for 2 - 4 people. More people book The Dairy.”
 of 5 bubbles LindaC09, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are quiet, but the back suite overlooks the gardens”
 of 5 bubbles claireroach8, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Any room would be lovely”
 of 5 bubbles ralph148, 14 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The Priory Suite sleeps two and is very private.”
 of 5 bubbles 624nigelw, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
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