Pentahotel Ipswich

ex. Ramada Encore Ipswich

Ranelagh Rd, Ipswich Ip2 0Ad, Ipswich, United Kingdom, IP2 0AD  show map
 3 stars
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Pentahotel Ipswich

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Golf course

Cycling

Billiards/Pool tables

Darts

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

Continental breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge area

Overview

The 3-star Pentahotel Ipswich lies within 17.6 km from Forum Amusement Centre, Clacton Pier and Manning's Amusement Park. Featuring innovative architecture, the hotel is welcoming guests since 2009.

The hotel is nestled in the heart of Ipswich, steps away from Ipswich train station. A 20-minute walk to the center of Ipswich.

Quick access to restaurants and bars is provided.

Pentahotel Ipswich can be reached in 65 minutes by car from London Southend airport.

Rooms

Pentahotel Ipswich offers 126 guestrooms appointed with individual climate control, high-speed internet, satellite TV, a safe and ironing facilities with all the sights of Ipswich within easy access. The modern rooms feature the city view. They are fitted with an electric kettle and coffee/tea makers as well as private bathrooms with a roll in shower, a hairdryer and a power shower.

Eat & Drink

Every morning a healthy continental breakfast is served. The hotel features an informal restaurant serving American cuisine. The award-winning bar serves a selection of cocktails and coffee.

A full breakfast is served at the price of GBP 9.95 per person per night. 

Services

The great value hotel offers computers, a meeting room and a catering service.

Relax

Guests with children can use cribs, a mini club and a playroom available on site. Active guests will enjoy a gym and a fitness center as well as bowling, cycling and darts.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site at GBP 8 per day.

Year renovated:   2011.  Number of rooms:   126.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid on-site parking
  • Handicap parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Children are welcome
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Vending machines
  • Coffee shop
  • Wine cellar
  • Currency exchange
  • Fireplace
  • Luggage storage
  • Exterior corridors
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Cycling
  • Golf course
  • Billiards/Pool tables
  • Darts
  • Fitness center

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge area
  • Catering service
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Game room
  • Kids club

Leisure facilities

  • Barbeque grills
  • Sun terrace
  • Television in lobby

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Connecting rooms
  • Separate sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Sofa bed
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers

Bedroom

  • Pillow top mattress

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Telephone
  • Free local telephone calls
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Parquet floor
  • Blackout curtains

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Ranelagh Rd, Ipswich Ip2 0Ad, Ipswich, United Kingdom, IP2 0AD

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City Center
  • Ipswich
    1.4 km
Airports
  • London Southend (SEN)
    61.6 km
  • London Stansted (STN)
    64.8 km
Train Stations
  • Ipswich Station
    400 m
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of rooms:
    126

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Rooms and availability

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Retro Double Room
Bed type: Double bed
Size: 22 m²
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    Premium Room
    Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds
    Size: 22 m²
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    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Air conditioning
    • Bathtub
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      Standard Double Room
      Bed type: Double bed or 1 Super King-size bed or 1 Twin bed
      Size: 22 m²
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      • Air conditioning
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        Luxury Room
        Bed type: King-size bed or Twin beds
        Size: 22 m²
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        • Air conditioning
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          How to reach hotel

          hotel Pentahotel Ipswich Ipswich location
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          Hotel Address:

          Ranelagh Rd, Ipswich Ip2 0Ad, Ipswich, United Kingdom, IP2 0AD

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Ipswich
            1.4 km
          Airports
          • London Southend (SEN)
            61.6 km
          • London Stansted (STN)
            64.8 km
          Train Stations
          • Ipswich Station
            400 m
          • Bus stop
            100 m
          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  2 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  12 pm
          • Year renovated:
            2011
          • Number of rooms:
            126

          Hotel Awards

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          Best Family Hotels in United Kingdom

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          What's nearby

          Tourist attractions

          • Eyestorm - 800 m
          • Enterprising Art - 900 m
          • John Russell - 1.4 km
          • Christchurch Mansion & Wolsey Art Gallery - 1.4 km

          Popular areas

          • City Center - 1.3 km

          Places of interest

          • Bridge Ward Social Club - 1.0 km
          • Ipswich Institute - 1.1 km
          • University Campus Suffolk - 1.7 km
          • The Ipswich Hospital - 4.0 km

          Train stations

          • Ipswich Station - 300 m

          Amusement

          • Rileys American Pool & Snooker Club - 300 m
          • Gala Clubs - 500 m
          • Showboat - 900 m
          • Mecca Bingo - 1.1 km
          • Joywheel Amusements - 1.2 km
          • Orwell Leisure Lounge - 1.3 km
          • Neptune Snooker Club - 1.4 km
          • Bdbco No 803 Ltd - 1.9 km

          Museums

          • Ipswich Museum - 1.0 km
          • Barque Picton Castle - 1.6 km

          Parks

          • Portman Road - 400 m
          • Holywells Park - 2.2 km
          • Orwell Country Park - 3.2 km

          Theaters

          • The New Wolsey Theatre Co Ltd - 900 m
          • The Corn Exchange - 1.0 km
          • The Ipswich Regent - 1.5 km
          • Regent Theatre - 1.5 km

          Local attractions

          • Mistley Place Park Animal Rescue Centre - 12.9 km
            New Road, Mistley
          • Sutton Hoo - 14.4 km
            Tranmer House, Woodbridge
          • The Sir Alfred Munnings Art Museum - 15.2 km
            Castle House, Castle Hill, Dedham
          • Woodbridge Art Club Gallery - 13.1 km
            15 Tide Mill Way, Woodbridge
          • Dedham Art & Craft Centre - 14.3 km
            Brook Street, Dedham
          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  2 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  12 pm
          • Year renovated:
            2011
          • Number of rooms:
            126

          Hotel Awards

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          • Holland-on-Sea hotels - 28 km
          • Claydon hotels - 6 km
          • Sudbury (Suffolk) hotels - 29 km
          • Clacton-on-Sea hotels - 30 km

          Pentahotel Ipswich Reviews

          Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Pentahotel Ipswich

          Average guest rating

          8.0out of 10
          Fabulous
          Based on 660 reviews

          Guest reviews

          • Single
            7.0

            The room was very warm. If I opened the window to let in a breeze it was too noisy to sleep. I was on the front of the building so had road and rail noise to contend with.

          • Older travelers
            3.2

            There seemed to just be skeleton staff on during this period. Only one staff member on over breakfast which was disgusting. I had asked for a fried egg but scrambled egg came including shell with salty bacon and dry croissants ! I would not want to stay again !!!

          • Couple
            10.0

            Location and price

            Car park was small and you were not able to book a space

          • Couple
            9.2

            The size, cleanliness and price were excellent. This was matched by the friendly and helpful staff. I would definitely recommend it.

            I really can't think of a thing. Perhaps the signage leading to the hotel could have been better. We were also worried a little about the type of area it was in (looked a bit run down and "possibly" not safe late at night).

          • Older travelers
            7.0

            Very clean hotel with friendly helpful staff

            On site parking, but we were not informed that we had to pay for it, until after we had booked.

          • Group of friends
            8.2

            Very nice comfortable room with good facilities good size tv screen

            The parking facilities for the hotel were very very poor I did not appreciate having to walk to and from a car park at night in what appeared to be not very nice part of town I definately would not stay in this hotel again because of the parking and the car park charges although I have no complaints about the hotel itself If the car park problems could be sorted out I would consider staying again although I don't expect that Ramada will take the slightest bit of notice about my complaint and don't expect to hear from you again but you may surprise me !!

          • Older travelers
            9.2

            Contemporary moderrn room - also good lounge and restaurant.

            Observations - helpful to communicate that 'limited' parking is available but [secure] alternative is NCP adjacent to BR station.

          • Couple
            10.0

            This hotel was fantastic. Great value for money. We arrived quite late at the hotel but the reception staff was really polite and helpful. Our room was clean and tidy. Then at breakfast the choice was immense. We both really enjoyed our stay. Thank you

            The only downside to this hotel is the parking. There is only a small carpark for quite a big hotel We was lucky as we managed to get the last parking space but people were coming in after us saying there was no room and they was being told they would have to park down the road.

          • Family with children
            9.2

            everything really - you could come and go as you liked without suspicion but service was there if you wanted it.great clean room and food.

            a bit of a walk from the centre. a shuttle bus would be good.

          • Single
            9.6

            Central location to walk into town to eat. Gym, although only has a bike and two running machines. Enough for me! Close to railway station.

            Small car park you are lucky to get in and you pay £6 for the privilege.

          • Couple
            9.6

            It was a pleasent experience which I hope to replicate at the Ramada Encore in the future.

            My only fault was with two members of staff on the front desk. when I arrived the female staff member didnt seem to know what she was doing, the same can be said for the member of staff on the desk of my departure. Other than this I am more than happy to return someday soon. It would be nice if these problems can be rectified by the time I return.

          • Older travelers
            8.8

            Very nice hotel extremely friendly staff nice rooms and lovely breakfast !

            No car park space had to park otherside of the river and £5 for a g&t at the bar !

          • Single
            7.0

            Staff were very helpful. Keen to help with limited parking facilities, taxi bookings, directions advice, and friendly when I was dining alone.

          • Couple
            7.4

            That i had pay another £30 pounds when i arrived to cover possible bills i get the money back two days later was not happy with this.

          • Group of friends
            7.8

            Convenience for Ipswich, bridge to walk into Ipswich adjacent to hotel.

          How to reach hotel

          hotel Pentahotel Ipswich Ipswich location
          Show big map »

          Hotel Address:

          Ranelagh Rd, Ipswich Ip2 0Ad, Ipswich, United Kingdom, IP2 0AD

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Ipswich
            1.4 km
          Airports
          • London Southend (SEN)
            61.6 km
          • London Stansted (STN)
            64.8 km
          Train Stations
          • Ipswich Station
            400 m
          • Bus stop
            100 m
          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  2 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  12 pm
          • Year renovated:
            2011
          • Number of rooms:
            126

          Hotel Awards

          UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedIpswichPentahotel Ipswich

          According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
          Best Family Hotels in United Kingdom

          Use Badge