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Hot Tub - new for 2020
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Overview
13 bedrooms
12 bathrooms
26 guests
2 nights minimum
Manor House
A unique and exciting opportunity to exclusively hire a magnificent 15th Century Grade II* listed, Medieval House for your own personal use. The Old Neptune offers luxurious and spacious self catering accommodation in a spectacular setting. Steeped in history and painstakingly restored over recent times, the interior decor has been stylishly updated to complement the historic architecture. The house features superb entertaining space together with 13 double bedrooms (several featuring Indonesian teak 4 poster beds) and 12 bathrooms, all set around a beautiful Italianate courtyard within yards of the thriving Ipswich Marina. Further details can be found on The Old Neptune website.
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Full bath, 11 Attached (ensuite)
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About the Owner
Peter C
Languages spoken:English, Italian
Response Rate:43%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:March 2009
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Reviews (56)
Georgina L
Georgina L
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I am writing this on behalf of my partner who booked as it was for my 30th birthday celebrations. The house looks impressive in the photos but in the flesh it is just every bit that more special. It is the perfect setting to have the privacy we all want and the space to be together also. Since being back whenever I see my friends who attended, we all just talk about how we wish we could be back in that cosy sitting room by the fire, or in the hot tub living the life. I hope someday something else huge needs celebrating because I can’t wait to book this place again. Thank you so much to the amazing host who made the whole booking and weekend beyond easy. You won’t regret booking this home for a stay.
Visited October 2022
Written November 2, 2022. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Excursion67483578183
Excursion67483578183
1 contribution
Beautiful old house very well restored with all mod cons.2 minutes walk to the waterfront but with a secluded courtyard giving privacy and security.The children loved the hot tub.A wonderful place for a break where all the family can enjoy themselves.
Visited August 2022
Written September 14, 2022. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Val C
Val C
Hastings, United Kingdom4 contributions
We booked Old Neptune to celebrate our 50th Wedding Anniversary with family and friends. The age range was from 2yrs to 87 yrs and it was perfect for everyone. The children loved exploring the "hidden" staircases and everyone liked their quirky but comfortable bedrooms. All but two have ensuite facilities and although those two share a bathroom, that was no problem at all. The location is fabulous, right by the marina on the River Orwell of which we took full advantage with a boat trip, walks and coffee stops. The photos make it look like somewhere in the South of France! Host Luisa met us on arrival to explain everything about the house. Everything was in good order with plenty of cooking space, dishwashers, crockery, cutlery etc. The games room, lounge and dining hall were all fantastic although we were blessed with such good weather that the courtyard was in constant use. All in all we had a wonderful three days and I can't think of anywhere better to have celebrated
Visited August 2022
Written August 31, 2022. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Antonette E
Antonette E
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The Old Neptune is honestly such a beautiful house I don't think words can accurately describe it's beauty - it's something you need to see in person! The house comprises of a beautiful kitchen, living area, games room and 13 bedrooms. Each bedroom is unique in its own way and I love how each had different decor and some even had themes which was so cute! There is also a hot tub which is such a great bonus to the house and we all loved it so much! The house itself is located literally a few steps away from Ipswich harbour and you honestly think you're abroad! This house is perfect for a large group get-together with many shops, pubs and restaurants nearby and within walking distance. Honestly highly recommend this house for large groups especially if you're planning any parties/celebrations - have nothing to fault with it!
Visited June 2022
Written June 30, 2022. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Vacation06991980067
Vacation06991980067
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The Old Neptune is a unique large house by the harbour in Ipswich. It is a 15th century house and full of character. With 13 double rooms it works really well for a larger group of friends to meet up and spend time together. Our group have now been on a number of occasions for various celebrations.The hosts are highly responsive and helpful and have set things up to ensure a great experience for their guests. Being in the heart of Ipswich there is ready access to shops and other amenities.
Visited May 2022
Written June 8, 2022. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Susan B
Susan B
2 contributions
Absolutely brilliant stay, could not fault anything. Peter was very welcoming nothing was too much trouble. Hubby had a very memorable 70 birthday surprise. Location is beautiful the marina is beautiful and peace full. Plenty of places to eat. Would definitely stay again. The rooms all have a theme they are all different and lovely. Very very clean,beds all comfortable beautiful clean sheets all fresh and crisp, just cannot fault. The open fire in the lounge is amazing and so cosy and warm. Hot tub was an extra treat. Absolutely loved it could go on for ever amazing.
Visited October 2021
Written November 4, 2021. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Voyage169904
Voyage169904
Průhonice, Czech Republic2 contributions
I booked this venue for a long weekend with a large goup of friends, 18 of us in total. It was wonderful. Very clean and every single bedroom and bathroom was well decorated. All the bedrooms were so different and interesting. The kitchen was very well equipped. Lots and lots of glasses, plates, saucepans plus plenty of fridge space. The linen and towels provided were lovley. Hot tub and sounds system were also amazing Peter was very helpful and gave us a great tour of the venue at the beginning. The location is great too... a stones throw away from the docks and all the bars and restaurants there. It is also 5 minute walk into the town centre. It was a really wonderful weekend and we were very sad to leave.
Visited October 2021
Written November 2, 2021. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Joanne K
Joanne K
1 contribution
We had the best time here, nothing was too much trouble for Peter, he made everything so easy. Would really recommend this place, fantastic for group fun
Visited July 2021
Written July 27, 2021. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Anne P
Anne P
1 contribution
Stayed at this amazing house for 3 nights, and what a house it is. It is very well thought out, with everything you need in the well stocked kitchens, large dining room with fab sound system and comfy large sitting room. Every bedroom is different but all are a very good standard, very comfortable beds, good quality towels and all but 2 have en-suite facilities. The courtyard has plenty of space, seating area and a great hot tub, a lovely area to relax in. The house is in a great location within close proximity of the marina and great restaurants and bars. You can easily walk into Ipswich or drive to Old Felixstowe, where we found a lovely small Sandy beach, what a surprise! A fabulous house, in a great location, highly recommended.
Visited July 2021
Written July 24, 2021. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Sunit1964
Sunit1964
London, United Kingdom2 contributions
The Old Neptune is a fantastic property, close to waterfront, spacious and great for a group holiday. The property is clean and well maintained. The Hot Tub is an added bonus. Enjoyed our stay!
Visited July 2021
Written July 16, 2021. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Game Room
Highchair
Internet Access
Business Travel
Hot Tub
Kettle
Business Travel
Microwave
Parking
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Sauna
Stereo System
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Watersports Nearby
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About the neighbourhood
The Old Neptune is in the heart of the picturesque Marina in Ipswich where many luxury yachts and power cruisers are moored and the excellent bars and restaurants give it a ‘St Katherine’s Dock’ type feel.
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Old Neptune

The Old Neptune is able to accommodate up to 26 guests. See all property details.

The Old Neptune has 12 bathrooms available. See all property details.

The Old Neptune has 13 bedrooms available. See all property details.

Stays at The Old Neptune must last at least 2 nights. See all property details.