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The Thomas Paine Hotel

33 White Hart Street, Thetford IP24 1AA England
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  • Average9%
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Certificate of Excellence
FREE WIFI SUPERSPEED FIBRE downloads of upto 76 mb throughout the hotel in all of our totally refurbished bedrooms. Extremely popular being a pet friendly property so you don't have to leave your best friends at home, if you want excellent local produce and seafood then you should visit this ambient restaurant and boutique hotel, our fantastic local cuisine with efficient and friendly service, good local ale and fabulous surroundings you’ll experience this hotel. Recently totally refurbished and under new management, The Thomas Paine Hotel offers a new level of comfort and service. Situated within walking distance of many of the town's attractions, it makes an ideal base for exploring the area or for the businessman needing a good night's sleep. Steeped in history having been the birthplace of Thomas Paine who wrote the Rights of a man, come visit history in its making. Only 30 minutes from Cambridge and 20 minutes from Newmarket excellent for the races. Plenty of free car parking.
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Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Historic Hotel
Full view
82Good for walkers
Grade: 82 out of 100
42Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
11Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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All reviews afternoon tea wonderful hotel cooked to perfection scones good size lovely room function room sunday lunch room was large stayed here for one night pleasant stay food was lovely wedding reception two night stay excellent stay comfy bed old building
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Today my husband & I had afternoon tea at The Thomas Paine Hotel, Thetford and it was absolutely lovely. The staff were friendly, welcoming and the service was very good. The afternoon tea itself; well my husband & I have had the luxury and pleasure...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Came here on a sunday lunchtime with 3 other family members. Staff were not attentive, disapeared for ages so no one to find when we were ready to order. Half hour wait for starter, which was soggy prawns from frozen and watered down soup. Main...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very relaxed evening great ambiance, Jess& Rosie make you very welcome will definitely go back. We had a great New Years last year also so we are going to return this year great food and atmosphere would recommend

Thank Keith M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I hardly write reviews but had to so that I can share the awesome hospitality and wonderful stay at the Thomas Paine. This was the most memorable as I was visiting friends and family and they hosted a lovely dinner service and had very cozy...More

Thank Deepankar_M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Booked dinner on a Sunday, with no prior knowledge of the place – what a find! Extremely pleasant interior, very welcoming. I was suspicious, because the place was empty, on Sunday lunchtime. Heaven knows why it was! The service and food were first class –...More

Thank Robin H
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March 20, 2017|
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Response from Jazzygez | Property representative |
Good evening there is plenty of parking for hotel guests no problem
March 3, 2017|
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Hi sir Sunday lunch is £9.95 one course £12.95 two course and £14.95 three course hope that helps let us know if you would like to book a table also this Sunday we have a singer too at no extra cost.
Room Tips
"Bring your appetite."
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"Quiet rooms with good views"
4 weeks ago
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"Noisy if the windows are open"
Oct. 11, 2018
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"The Lincoln Room is the best, we booked it both weekends. Looks out over the front and side of the hotel,..."
Oct. 2, 2018
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US$62 - US$121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United KingdomEnglandEast AngliaThetford
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