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Want to book a last-minute summer break in Norwich? Well, there are plenty of hotels in Norwich and Norfolk with availability left for the summer months. Whether you want a romantic hideaway or a countryside retreat. Read on for our recommendations!
The Assembly House, Norwich, from £170 per night – Limited dates available in July and August for short breaks
An elegant Georgian Townhouse, right in the heart of Norwich. With sophisticated rooms and stunning architecture, The Assembly House is the perfect place for fans of Bridgerton and those after a classic, romantic break. With four poster beds, secret courtyard gardens and lavish bathrooms with roll top bathtubs available, you’ll be spoilt for choice.
Book your decadent escape now and make use of their luxury tea-fizz-sleep-breakfast offer, available up to September 1st. Book any room an any applicable night and you’ll receive a bottle of fizz and a sumptuous afternoon tea for two as well as breakfast in the morning. At only £199 for one night!
Maids Head Hotel, Norwich, from £105 per night – Dates available for stays in July and August
Known to be the oldest hotel in the UK, the Maids Head has character aplenty. With rooms overlooking the Cathedral, and its beautiful Inside Out courtyard restaurant, decked in wisteria and perfect for al fresco dining, it’s a great choice for a relaxing, couples break.
Planning a weekend away? Opt for their Ultimate Romantic Break package. You’ll get a 2-night stay in a room decorated with swans and petals, a chilled bottle of Prosecco on arrival, a Chef’s tasting menu including paired wines in their 2 AA Rosette restaurant, traditional afternoon tea and full English breakfast on both mornings of your stay. All this from only £208 per night.
Stower Grange, Norwich, from £120 per night – Dates available for short stays in July and August
Set in its own beautiful grounds, and only 4 miles from the centre of Norwich, Stower Grange is the perfect place to go to really relax after a busy day exploring the city. The individually decorated bedrooms are all charming, and there’s even one with an incredible eight-foot-high oak four-poster bed, for those wanting to experience something special. And to top it off, you can finish a stay here by dining in the hotel’s AA-Rosette restaurant.
Barnham Broom, Norfolk, from £145 per night – Dates available for stays in July and August
A four-star hotel in the Norfolk countryside, perhaps Barnham Broom’s biggest draw is its stunning 300 acres of countryside to enjoy. Plus, it has its own luxury spa and breath-taking golf course, which you can take full advantage of when booking their couples retreat package.
From only £141 per person, you can book an overnight stay for two, a three-course evening dinner served in their award-winning Brasserie, breakfast, one round of golf for one guest, and a 50-minute treatment in The Spa for the other. Plus, use of the hotel’s health and fitness club. There’s lots of packages available throughout the year, so check the website for more.
Fielding Cottages, Norfolk, from £330 for a 3-night stay – Limited availability for stays in July and August
Located on a small, working farm, Fielding Cottages provides a true and authentic rural escape. Within driving distance to the city, the broads and the coast, it’s an ideal base for intrepid explorers. Bright, clean and cosy cottages that sleep between two and four people are available, with everyone on site having access to a well-equipped communal games room, laundry room, and toilet and shower room.
Park Farm Hotel & Leisure, Norwich, from £105 per night – Dates available for short breaks in July and August
A blissful retreat just on the outskirts of Norwich, you forget you’re so close to the city when revelling in the 200 acres of countryside the hotel is set in. Most rooms at Park Farm Hotel & Leisure overlook the beautiful, landscaped gardens, and all are tastefully decorated. And why not spend some time at the spa during your stay? Step into the sauna, steam room, or even the bubbling hydrotherapy bath for some much deserved ‘me time’. Or if you’re a bit more athletic, swim some lengths in the luxurious swimming pool, or head to the hotel’s gym.
Kett Country Cottages, across Norfolk, prices vary – Limited dates available in July, dates available in August
The thought of a cosy little cottage to escape to for a few days is one that’s hard to resist. Whether you want to enjoy the coast, countryside or the broads, head to Kett Country Cottages for a hand-picked selection of delightful places to stay. There are options with pretty gardens, hot tubs, open fires and more – so whatever you’re after, there will be something for you. Plus, there’s a range of dog-friendly cottages too for those who can’t imagine a holiday without their canine pals!
Surlingham Lodge, Norfolk, from £113 per night – Limited dates available for short breaks in July and August
Fancy a stay in an unspoilt village on the Norfolk Broads? Well, Surlingham Lodge is the answer. Two cottages surrounded by peaceful countryside and right in the heart of nature reserves and the RSPB sanctuary, it’s the place to go to connect with nature and enjoy a slower pace of life. And with three riverside pubs and restaurants walking distance from the property, what more could you want?
Holiday Inn Express, Norwich, from £100 per night – Dates available in July and August
With so much going on in Norwich this summer, you may just want a comfortable and affordable base to retire to for a good night’s sleep, and a solid breakfast in the morning. If that’s the case, Holiday Inn Express is ideal. Only a short drive or bus ride from the city, and with complimentary parking, it’s the top choice for a straightforward getaway.
Reedham Ferry Complex, Norwich, from £16 per night – Midweek dates available in July and August
For a budget stay that’s a bit more adventurous, book a pitch at the Reedham Ferry Inn and enjoy a camping holiday in the most gorgeous surroundings. Soak in the sunshine while experiencing uninterrupted views across local marshes, devour some delicious food using the BBQ area, or treat yourself to a hearty meal and drink at the Inn. It’s also a great spot to take trips into the city from or to coastal areas like Great Yarmouth.
Gothic House, Norwich, from £105 per night – Dates available in August
A Grade II listed Regency property, this charming B&B will make for a unique stay close to the city centre. Situated in a pretty gated courtyard, Gothic House offers two stylish and spacious rooms with separate, but private, bathrooms. Your stay will also include a delicious continental or full Norfolk breakfast, served in the elegant dining room.