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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

I worked on a film in the area and most of the cast and crew stayed at the penta. I was not sure what to expect by outside appearances but on the inside it's sheer beauty and class is revealed. Staff were happy to help, some drinks are pricey, however, what a nice place to relax in utter class and...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

It's a bit quirky, with the reception being a bar and the old style dial telephone and some odd lights in the room, but overall it was pretty good. The arcade machine in the room was brilliant - although the only way we could get it to change between games was turning it off and on again... Room was clean,...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice hotel with friendly staff Comfortable night sleep Room good and shower good Food good and nice selection of breakfast eats Located a few mins from the train station Overall a really good experience Will be back

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I always wanted to stay at a Pentahotel because the interiors look so fun! Bed was comfy, hotel was quiet, free films in the rooms was a huuugeee plus! We watched two. Only bad thing was whoever the receptionist was checking us in did not smile and was acting really moody. In fact most of the staff we saw seemed...

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operationsipswich, Operations Manager at pentahotel Ipswich, responded to this review

Dear sickgirl, Thanks for the review of your stay with us at pentahotels. I am sorry that we didn’t get things quite right for you, we are always striving for perfection and I am sorry that your experience with us didn’t quite reach this level. Please be assured that we will share your feedback with the team, who is not...

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived 3hrs early and were met by Emma at the bar reception who couldn't have been more friendly or helpful. She checked us in early and gave us a huge amount of information. The bar/reception area is a brilliant idea and more hotels should adopt this. It means that someone is always there in case you have any questions....

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operationsipswich, Operations Manager at pentahotel Ipswich, responded to this review

Dear WanderlustOz, Thanks for taking the time to post your review of your stay with us on TripAdvisor. I am pleased that we got things right for you & even more so, that you published your experience with pentahotels. Of course I have shared your comments with the team and especially Emma. I hope that you will be a regular...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 March 2017

I have stayed at the Pentahotel on business on a number of occasions with colleagues as the location is great for us and the price is reasonable for the size and comfort of the rooms. The rooms are very comfortable and clean and the breakfast (although expensive) is superb. The hotel is clean and the staff are friendly. However, the...

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operationsipswich, Operations Manager at pentahotel Ipswich, responded to this review

Dear Steph, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel and I would like to apologise for the issues you experienced during your stay. Our dedicated team takes pride in working to ensure our guests enjoy their experience of our hotel and I will highlight your comments with our staff to ensure we improve our service. Please be...

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 March 2017

I have been staying at the penta for over two months, all I can say is that it has been a great experiece and very fifferent to all the other hotels that I have stayed in Ipswich. All the staff have been superb and have gone out of there way to make my stay a wonderful experience. The hotel is...

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operationsipswich, Operations Manager at pentahotel Ipswich, responded to this review

Dear Hayden, Thanks for taking the time to post your review of your stay with us on TripAdvisor. I am pleased that we got things right for you & even more so, that you published your experience with pentahotels. We love having you guys here and I guess we could say that you definitely have been penta'd :-). As always...

Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Went on business for the first time to Ipswich. I booked this hotel based on reviews and I was positively surprised. 5 min from train station and 10 min from Downtown, very fun casual place to be. Bar and reception is the same thing which is confusing at first but fun anyway. Superb breakfast and great speakers. Watched football there...

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operationsipswich, Operations Manager at pentahotel Ipswich, responded to this review

Dear Ricardo, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience of your stay with us here at pentahotel Ipswich. It was really good to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us, the team and I are always thankful of hearing that we have got things right! I hope that we will see you back again soon! Very...

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Reviewed 16 March 2017

This hotel is just across the road from Ipswich station and a short walk from the football stadium. The nearest bars and restaurants are around a twenty minute walk away. I didn't eat or drink at the hotel because I found it a bit too expensive. I used the takeaway kebab/pizza/burger place just across the road. Great food. I loved...

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operationsipswich, Operations Manager at pentahotel Ipswich, responded to this review

Dear hoopiesgirl, Thanks for the review of your stay with us at pentahotels. I am sorry that we didn’t get things quite right for you, we are always striving for perfection and I am sorry that your experience with us didn’t quite reach this level. If we can tempt you back to stay with us again I am sure that...

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Reviewed 16 March 2017

Just returned from a weekend away staying at Pentahotel. Overall we had a lovely stay and would stay here again if we needed to be in Ipswich. The bar area and restaurant is cool, relaxing and unique with pool table and x box machines. In the evening the dim lighting and candles change the atmosphere and It's a great place...

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operationsipswich, Operations Manager at pentahotel Ipswich, responded to this review

Dear lovestotraveluk, Thank you for the kind words following your stay with us here in Ipswich. I am pleased that you enjoyed your experience of pentahotels, it certainly is an exciting chain of hotels! I hope that we will see you back with us very soon. Very best regards Janine

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  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
From an ideal location on Ranelagh Road, pentahotel Ipswich really is the perfect base for a relaxing stay, business meeting or conference as well as being a great launch pad for exploring loads of many local attractions or historic nearby towns like Colchester or Felixstowe. We're just five minutes on foot from Ipswich's central rail station, Ipswich Town Football Club and Ipswich Town Centre as well as the award-winning Water Front Marina and its busy bars and restaurants being close by too. ... more   less 

Additional Information about pentahotel Ipswich

Address: Ranelagh Rd, Ipswich IP2 0AD, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Ipswich
Price Range: $82 - $159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — pentahotel Ipswich 4*
Number of rooms: 126
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Also Known As:
Ramada Encore Ipswich Hotel Ipswich
Pentahotel Ipswich Suffolk
Hotel Style:
#2 Business Hotel in Ipswich
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