Suffolk offers a full range of accommodation options for singles, couples, families or groups of friends on holiday or enjoying a short break.
Below, you can read our Guide on accommodation in Suffolk – or you can click the link below to filter through a range of places to stay in Suffolk.
A great home-away-from-home accommodation option is to hire your own cottage. Suffolk Cottages range from the tiny and quaint, to the large and luxurious.
If you want to experience how it feels to live here in our lovely county, hiring a cottage for a holiday is a great choice as you will immediately feel a part of the community. There are several professional agents to choose from so you’ll be spoilt for choice –
Best of Suffolk offer a wide range of stylish holiday cottages and apartments along the Suffolk Coast and countryside. All details of Best of Suffolk’s self-catering cottages can be found by visiting their website by clicking on the link above.
Suffolk Secrets are a well established family owned firm with a reputation for offering a friendly, professional and personal service to holidaymakers. Their holiday properties are located in some of the finest locations across the county, including Southwold, Walberswick, Aldeburgh or Thorpeness on the coast, as well as Woodbridge and Westleton & many more, so check them out here – self-catering holiday cottages from Suffolk Secrets
Cottages.com offer 270 cottages in Suffolk so you can be in no doubt of finding one that meets your requirements! On the Cottages4You website you can use their easy search for cottages in Suffolk, check up-to-date availability, view virtual tours and book online, so take a look at cottages.com & see what’s available now.
Two other top UK self catering agencies with a large portfolio of self catering cottages in Suffolk are Sykes Suffolk Cottages who offer the ‘finest handpicked cottage holidays’ and holidaycottages.co.uk who can offer a wide range of Suffolk holiday properties. Both agencies have real time online availability and booking options.
Letheringham Water Mill Cottages offers five magical places to stay all nestled in the grounds of the historic Letheringham Water Will. A beautiful location in the heart of rural Suffolk and close to the Suffolk Heritage Coast make this a perfect place to relax and unwind. It is also the perfect venue for fido too as they have won a host of top dog friendly accommodation awards and there is plenty of space for four legged friends.
Suffolk Bed and Breakfasts
As you’d expect from a rural county like Suffolk we offer a range of friendly B&B’s, from the deepest countryside to the seaside, and the luxurious to modest budget B&Bs. Here’s a sample –
Willowtree Cottage B&B on the outskirts of the village of Kelsale offers delightful and modern accommodation set in a mature orchard. The cosy cottage with light and airy double ensuite is just 20 minutes drive from the coast, and close to Saxmundham, Snape and Aldeburgh – a private and perfect base for your stay. Snape Maltings and RSPB Minsmere are also just a short drive away. Enjoy breakfast on the terrace, overlooking the orchard in the summer months. For more information, see Willowtree Cottage B&B
Situated close to the Suffolk Coast between Southwold and Aldeburgh The Farmhouse at Kelsale is a Victorian farmhouse set in 8 acres offering a warm and friendly welcome. There are 3 ensuite bedrooms available so take a look at The Farmhouse, Kelsale for more info.
Red House is a wonderful 16th century farmhouse situated in the Alde Valley. There are 6 acres of meadowland, 2 horses, 2 pet Hebridean sheep, ducks and chickens who provide free range eggs for breakfast! There is one double room with private adjoining bathroom and one twin with ensuite.
For more information please see: Red House Farm B & B, Saxmundham
Wroughton Lodge is located 2 miles from historic Lavenham in a quite village location. It is an attractive house with large gardens, an out-door swimming pool and hard tennis court.
Offering spacious Bed and Breakfast accommodation with full English breakfast with rooms that are delightfully furnished with full en-suite facilities.
For more details and booking, please see: Wroughton Lodge, Nr Lavenham
The Old Rectory Country House is a peaceful retreat between Lavenham and Sudbury. It is a delightful house, steeped in intriguing history, with extensive gardens, pool and tennis court. For more information or to make a booking please click on The Old Rectory Country House, Great Waldingfield
Field End B&B, Leiston is a close to the town centre and ideal for family holidays. In addition to having all the facilities one would expect from a traditional Suffolk bed and breakfast, there are also a number of games, cards, jigsaws and a radio in the lounge/dining room for your entertainment, plus this room is directly below the Family Room and is equipped with a baby-monitor, making it ideal for parents of small children in the evenings.
An excellent base from which to explore Suffolk is Bridge House, as it is located in Earl Soham – a lovely village found between Stowmarket and Yoxford, with Woodbridge and Framlingham also close by. In additional to breakfasts, packed lunches, afternoon teas and evening meals can also be arranged.
Another chance to break away from the hassles of everyday life comes from Mill Lane B&B, Butley. Situated at the head of Butley Creek and surrounded by acres of reed beds, forests and farmland, you will find yourself relaxed before you know it!
Suffolk offers many fabulous Hotel options with very few Hotel chains, so you’ll find individual Hotels with plenty of character, often run by their owners. So you can be assured of a high standard of customer care in Suffolk!
Considered to be the finest venue of its kind in East Anglia, The Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf And Spa offers luxury hotel rooms.
These Luxury Suffolk Hotels offer first-class restaurants and many have Golf Courses and Spa and Health facilities too for those in need of a pampering break.
To find out more about all kinds of Suffolk Hotels, please visit us at the Suffolk Hotels Guide.
Suffolk Restaurants with Rooms
You’ll also find accommodation in Suffolk provided by some of Suffolk’s finest restaurants, such as The Great House, Lavenham, The Long Melford Swan and The Bell at Sax
Find more on our Suffolk Restaurants with Rooms feature.
Suffolk Pubs with Accommodation
This is a great option for those who want to enjoy a few local beers, or some wine in a friendly, relaxing atmosphere, and not worry about driving to their accommodation. No need to argue over whose turn it is to drive!
The Old Cannon Brewery, Bar, Brasserie and Bed & Breakfast in the heart of Bury St Edmunds offers a very warm welcome. The Brewery Rooms provide bed & breakfast guests comfort and style in a warm, friendly and relaxed environment, rounded off with a delicious Suffolk breakfast.
For more information and booking, see: The Old Cannon Brewery
Suffolk Youth Hostels
Youth Hostels are a popular option as they offer great value accommodation offer in the heart of the countryside, and give the traveller a good opportunity to meet fellow explorers over the breakfast table!
Suffolk Campsites and Caravan Parks
If your budget is a bit stretched campsites are a popular option with many offering a good range of facilities for family holidays. We have many sites in Suffolk to choose from, from the large to the small, from coast to the peaceful countryside – please see our Full List of Campsites in Suffolk.
Suffolk Log Cabins
Log cabins are cosy accommodation option, perfect for large groups or family holidays who want to experience their own rural retreat. However many lodges in Suffolk are luxurious so your rural retreat doesn’t have to mean a compromise on creature comforts! Here’s a selection followed by a link to all Lodges and Log Cabins listed on the Guide –
Windmill Lodges, Saxstead, offer seven authentic, luxury log cabins in the heart of a former strawberry field set around a small lake. Each lodge features its own private outdoor hot tub, decked veranda with patio furniture, open fireplace, underfloor heating, and all main bedrooms have an ensuite bath or shower room and the majority have four poster beds. Please click on the link above for more information and to enquire.