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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What can I say... a stunning property, beautifully furnished and the views from my room overlooking the autumn leaves on the trees was beautiful. Only to be topped off by walking around the grounds, peaceful and the perfect way to unwind from a busy life. Such wonderful memories and promise to be back.

Thank Dominique B
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

... who refused to leave she loved it so much. "I want to stay here" she whined down the mile long drive. We had a lovely, large family room with stunning autumnal views over the estate. The rooms were warm, the beds clean and comfortable and the hosts (owner, kids and pets) more than welcoming. We'll be back.

Thank Marc S
Lyon, France
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a find, this place is awesome... We had 4 nights here, the bed was comfy, the bedding, room & bathroom lovely and clean. The setting is beautiful, we took lovely walks around the grounds & were not disturbed by anyone, well only the odd pheasant or two! We really enjoyed our visit & will definitely come again to this... More 

Thank EttieneLoire
somerset uk
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15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Owner has been abandoned to run place on her own and appears to be over whelmed.you may go on a good week or as we did , on one of her meltdown periods.We had nobody there to greet us on arrival, no hot water at all , temporary emergency breakfast staff who gave us seemingly what they could find including... More 

Thank Lunchinparis
Juliet F, Owner at Highwaymans Rooms & Self Catering, responded to this review

Dear Guest - Thank you kindly for your review - we do get very happy guests - it is unfortunate that you experienced all you did. Rest-assured - we do have hot water & I am sorry about the milk situation. Dear Future Guest - Due to immensely tragic, unforeseen and devastating events of recent months, leaving me single handed... More 

Ingleby Barwick
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Great acccomodation for a short stay! Fantastic grounds.our Labrador loved it too. Handy for local pubs and easy access to Bury St Edmunds. I would recommend this unique and beautiful location and accommodation!

1 Thank sharonp66
Rye, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Highwaymans is set about a mile from the road along a laid track that takes one through a beautiful peace of farmland. I was greeted upon my arrival, paid the £50 (only!) for a room that was big enough for a family, including an adjoining room that had bunk beds. The room overlook a wonderfully kept garden. Downstairs there is... More 

2 Thank Weazer61
Leicester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We stayed at Highwaymans Guest House for one night at we were visiting friends. It was very clean and the grounds that it is set in are beautiful. The only thing I would say is that we didn't see the owner Juliet at all while we were there, which surprised me, we thought we may see her in the morning... More 

2 Thank Jane H
Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 August 2016

I have stayed at many hotels in the past due to business commitments and must say this is one of the better ones. From the quiet surroundings to the beautiful sunset I was met with on arrival, was equally impressed by the owners hospitality. The room was spacious & very clean and had a great night sleep. Would highly recommend... More 

1 Thank Dave B
Dingwall, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016

We found the Highwaymans on the internet when we were going to a celebration at Bury St Edmunds. We had no idea what to expect but were delighted with what we found when we arrived. Set in acres of arable land and woodlands this home offers great comfort, cleanliness and facilities for cooking if you wish to do self-catering. There... More 

1 Thank AliB365
York, United Kingdom
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109 reviews
90 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016

This stay, with Juliet, was for just one night. The stay's clean, tidy, relaxing, very quiet & I do enjoy the experience. I'm happy with the change from catered breakfast to kitchen access to cereal & toast. This could be a place to stay for business or pleasure.

1 Thank JohnTravelsLots

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A family run Self Catering Guest House. Perfect for the traveler requesting privacy and own access. Holiday homes available. All self catering. Communal kitchen if required during your stay. No meal options. At check in & check out - staff may not be available - keys and payment will all be informed. Please do contact Highwaymans directly for any further communication and questions. Many Thanks - Juliet Owner/Manager Please NOTE - *Family Home - Children and Pets onsite* *Self Catering Guest House, No meal options available - there is use of kitchen* *Owner not always available for check in ... more   less 

Additional Information about Highwaymans Rooms & Self Catering

Address: Highwaymans Vineyard Cavenham Lane, Risby IP28 6QP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Risby
Price Range: $126 - $199 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Highwaymans Rooms & Self Catering 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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“We stayed in Room 2 it was perfect, super view.”
 of 5 bubbles EttieneLoire, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs is best”
 of 5 bubbles JohnTravelsLots, 14 Aug 2016 | Read review
“I had room 5 - lovely big room upstairs with view over looking the garden.”
 of 5 bubbles HBryan_12, 3 Feb 2016 | Read review
“The "superior" room has 2 double beds and a patio overlooking the garden”
 of 5 bubbles E514MIstevew, 11 Aug 2015 | Read review
“The coach House has a beautiful terrace and is a great place for a family”
 of 5 bubbles 507kirstenr, 7 Jun 2015 | Read review
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