Tudor Christchurch Mansion, Ipswich

Tudor Christchurch Mansion, Ipswich

Ipswich Waterfront & Marina

Ipswich Waterfront & Marina

Historic centre Ipswich has a distinct market town feel and this Suffolk capital is also a chic and lively centre with cutting edge museums and galleries and a spectacular heritage waterfront lining the River Orwell.  Ipswich also makes the perfect base for touring nearby Constable Country just to the south around Dedham Vale. Christchurch Mansions in the heart of the town centre is home to one of Britain's best collections of John Constable's artwork so you can browse this premier collection before heading off into Constable Country. Ipswich accommodation includes a wide choice of hotels, from modern budget chains to unique waterfront hotels around the stunning waterfront. Heritage pub B&Bs also feature around the centre. Alternatively opt for a holiday cottage in surrounding countryside or a budget hotel just off the A12/A14 near Ipswich.

The town centre won't fail to wow any first time visitor with its wealth of ancient and modern architecture including what has to be one of Britain's most spectacular Victorian town halls situated in central Cornhill Square and the ground breaking Grade listed modern marvel the Willis Building designed by architects Foster & Partners and featuring a roof top garden.

Relax in a waterfront inn, chic cafe or fine restaurant around Neptune Marina. You can pick up boat trips here and soak up heritage buildings like the old Custom House dating from 1845. Entertainment is also plentiful including a large 11 screen cinema, a cutting edge waterfront Dance Centre and discover great shopping in Ipswich centre with its diverse mix of Cornhill markets, unique specialist shopping around Tavern Street and stylish modern shopping centres Buttermarket and Tower Ramparts.

Ipswich also boasts great transport links including fast train links to London Liverpool Street via Stratford. Nearby international ferry services are at Harwich and Stansted Airport is a mere 50 miles to the south west. Find a place to stay in Ipswich and book accommodation now.

Accommodation in Ipswich Town Centre

  • Ipswich   (7.1 miles from the centre of Ipswich)
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    £25
    Per person B&B (2 sharing)
    TripAdvisor traveller rating from 65 reviews
    Rating from 65 reviews
    Well known budget hotel near Ipswich with free parking, Little Chef & Burger King restaurants, petrol station & WIFI. Book online for great advance rates.
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    Rating from 65 reviews
  • Higham   (9.9 miles from the centre of Ipswich)
    Sleeps 2
    Prices from
    £410
    Per week (seasonal) sleeps 2
     
    Beautifully restored one bedroom Suffolk cottage ideal for exploring Constable Country. Use of outdoor pool in the summer & tennis court. Bike storage & parking. Pet friendly.
     
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  • Capel St Mary   (6.4 miles from the centre of Ipswich)
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    £25
    Per person B&B (2 sharing)
    TripAdvisor traveller rating from 119 reviews
    Rating from 119 reviews
    Budget family friendly hotel near Ipswich & half a mile from Capel St Mary with free parking, Little Chef Restaurant & WIFI service. Online booking available
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    Rating from 119 reviews
  • Ipswich   (0.4 miles from the centre of Ipswich)
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    £41
    Per room per night
    TripAdvisor traveller rating from 223 reviews
    Rating from 223 reviews
    Modern Travelodge hotel in Ipswich with ensuite double & family guest rooms. Limited free parking, bar/ cafe, optional early check in/ late check out. Chargeable Wi-Fi.
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  • Ipswich   (0.6 miles from the centre of Ipswich)
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    £93
    per night
    TripAdvisor traveller rating from 92 reviews
    Rating from 92 reviews
    A complimentary English breakfast is served daily in the dining room.
    TripAdvisor traveller rating from 92 reviews
    Rating from 92 reviews
  • Ipswich   (1.9 miles from the centre of Ipswich)
    Prices from
    £50
    Per Room
    TripAdvisor traveller rating from 112 reviews
    Rating from 112 reviews
    Just 2 miles from Ipswich centre, Innocence Rooms offers luxury accommodation with free Wi-Fi access. The boutique guest house is a 5-minute drive from the historic Waterfront a...
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  • Barham   (5.1 miles from the centre of Ipswich)
    Prices from
    £28
    Per Person, Per Night (B&B)
    TripAdvisor traveller rating from 79 reviews
    Rating from 79 reviews
    Great pub in Barham on the outskirts of Ipswich, great for families, offering comfortable B&B accommodation with pets welcome. On-site play area. Free parking.
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  • Henley   (4.1 miles from the centre of Ipswich)
    Sleeps 6
    Prices from
    £245
    Per Week (Seasonal)
     
    4 star rated self catering cottages in Henley near Ipswich, in Suffolk countryside. Sleeps 1 - 6, or larger groups. Family friendly, dogs & horses welcome. Games room.
     
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  • Ipswich   (1.9 miles from the centre of Ipswich)
    Prices from
    £40
    Per Room
     
    Ipswich accommodation offering a combination of luxury hotel and self-catering facilities, with a 24-hour kitchen, stylish rooms and well-lit parking. WiFi available.
     
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  • Layham   (9.3 miles from the centre of Ipswich)
    Sleeps 4
    Prices from
    £386
    Per week (seasonal), sleeps 4
     
    This single storey old milking parlour is set amidst 300 acres of arable farm. Amble along the many paths around the farm and in the area. A canoe and kayak for guests use (at t...
     
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