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Marlborough Guest House

22 Stracey Road, Norwich NR1 1EZ England
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#17 of 93 B&Bs / Inns in Norwich

Everyone needs a place to lay their weary head. For travelers visiting Norwich, Marlborough Guest House is an excellent choice for rest and rejuvenation. Well-known for its charming environment and proximity to great restaurants and attractions, Marlborough Guest House makes it easy to enjoy the best of Norwich.

Guest rooms offer a flat screen TV, and Marlborough Guest House makes getting online easy as free wifi is available.

In addition, guests can enjoy free breakfast during their visit. As an added convenience, there is free parking available to guests.

Close to some of Norwich's most popular landmarks, such as Tombland (0.6 mi) and Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell (0.7 mi), Marlborough Guest House is a great destination for tourists.

Norwich has plenty of Indian restaurants. So when you’re here, be sure to check out popular spots like Cosmo Norwich, The Merchants of Spice, and Namaste India, which are serving up some great dishes.

There is no shortage of things to do in the area: explore popular historic sites such as Cryptic Escape, Norwich Cathedral, and History Mystery Norwich.

Marlborough Guest House is sure to make your visit to Norwich one worth remembering.

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Luv2travel wrote a review Oct 2020
32 contributions19 helpful votes
Only just writing this as I thought my hubbie had done it and he thought I’d done it, anyway, stayed here for our anniversary. I’ve stayed before on girlie weekends and as we wanted to stay over in Norwich I suggested here. As always, warm welcome and everywhere spotlessly clean. Owners are so friendly and it is a lovely place to stay. Had a little surprise in our room from the owners for our anniversary when we came back that evening . Such a lovely gesture. Due to COVID there was no cooked breakfast which is understandable but they do offer a breakfast bag which we had then finished off for lunch. Thanks again and we’ll definitely be back.
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Sjdj D wrote a review Sep 2020
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The hotel isn’t right in the city centre but only a short walk away from nightlife/restaurants etc. The owners and staff obviously care a great deal about their hotel as it’s recently been decorated and everything was spotless. Breakfast wasn’t on offer (due to Covid) but I was told this before hand so it wasn’t a problem. I’d definitely stay here again when visiting the beautiful city of Norwich.
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Traveled solo
Vicky J wrote a review Aug 2020
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We were very impressed with the cleanliness and the hospitality shown to us by Maxine, Robert and Sandy. Maxine was incredibly accommodating, managing to fit us in at 7pm on the evening we wanted to check-in, after we'd had a terrible experience at a (not cheap, chain) hotel nearby. We left that hotel and Maxine was as reassuring on the phone as she was in person, that we would be happy with the cleanliness. I was bowled over by how clean and spotless Marlborough Guest House was and in these times especially so, relating to Maxine and Robert's commitment to their COVID-19 provisions. We felt well and truly looked after by the team, with quite simply, excellent service from the owners - from when Maxine personally welcomed us and showed us to our room, to Robert greeting us in the morning and Sandy opening the door for us in the evenings. It felt like VIP treatment! Maxine, Robert and Sandy really go over and above to make sure you are happy. Sandy was incredibly helpful to us, offering us local knowledge for where to eat, places to go and things to do! Even giving us tips on the best beaches and parking! The location was walking distance to restaurants at The Riverside and the city centre, providing a wide range of options for nearby evening meals. Quite simply, we had the best time, which totally compensated for the rocky start elsewhere. Thank you Maxine, Robert and Sandy - we will definitely be back and hope to see you soon!
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Date of stay: August 2020
Response from Maxine Harvey, Owner at Marlborough Guest House
Responded 23 Aug 2020
Thank you for your fantastic review, it was our pleasure and we are delighted you had the best time .. we look forward to welcoming you back!
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SotonUK1990 wrote a review Aug 2020
Southampton, United Kingdom70 contributions28 helpful votes
We were due to stay here back in February for a football match, but this was sadly postponed. The owners were very flexible and accommodating and allowed us to rebook for later in the year once restrictions were lifted. Upon arrival and throughout our stay, we were impressed with the hygiene measures in place due to COVID. The room was spotless and everything was to a high standard. We would highly recommend.
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Date of stay: July 2020
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Melissa Compton wrote a review Jul 2020
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I stayed in room 6 for roughly 5 months which in Norwich for business, I stayed so long because, this is a friendly family run guesthouse with excellent hygiene standards, I was initially attracted by the great rates, with regular housekeeping, one of the things that impressed was the freshness of the carpets. The rooms are spacious and very comfortable with plenty of power sockets. The guesthouse does have social distancing measures in place and these are clearly documented through-out reception and the dining room with hand sanitiser available, clean towels are also available from downstairs. The property is large enough that there is plenty of room for social distancing, my stay was very pleasant and I am yet the find the high standards of this guesthouse anywhere else. The owners clearly go above and beyond to ensure your stay is a pleasant one. Located behind the rail station and near the stadium and retail park an excellent location for exploring the city.
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Date of stay: February 2020
Trip type: Traveled on business
Room Tip: Downstairs rooms are bigger, and one has a bath,
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US$109 - US$129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Marlborough House Hotel
United KingdomEnglandEast AngliaNorfolkNorwich
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Frequently Asked Questions about Marlborough Guest House
Which popular attractions are close to Marlborough Guest House?
Nearby attractions include Norwich Train Station Building (0.3 km), Carrow Road Stadium (0.4 km), and Odeon Cinema (0.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Marlborough Guest House?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Marlborough Guest House?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Marlborough Guest House?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Marlborough Guest House?
Conveniently located restaurants include Gem of Norwich, Bella Italia, and Chiquito - Norwich.
Are there any historical sites close to Marlborough Guest House?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Cryptic Escape (1.0 km), History Mystery (1.1 km), and Norwich Cathedral (0.9 km).