We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

The Carlton Hotel

Show Prices
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
Professional photos
The Carlton Hotel
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

94 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 91: English reviews
Start your review of The Carlton Hotel
 Click to rate
Bedford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent location, very helpful friendly staff lovely clean room and plentiful breakfast early check in was a real bonus and we were even allowed to leave the car parked at the hotel the next day. Great value for money a real find

 Report
Helpful?
Thank 328rose
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 January 2017

This was my 2nd time visiting Ipswich and I did not want to fork out too much for a cosy hotel (stayed at the hip Pentahotel before) so decided to try this hotel instead. It's quite good -- you get what you pay for. The person at the reception helped carry my bags upstairs to my room. The bathroom was...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Safiyyah A
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Having read some of the reviews on here I kind of didn't know what to expect. However I found the place ok, there was parking. The hotel itself looked dated and there was some obvious refurbishment going on, but I got upgraded from a single en suite to a double which was great. The room itself was clean and tidy...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Michaelpaulhorlock
Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Have stayed in several hotels in my time and this is by far and away the worst ever I have visited. Everything from the parking to the accommodation, firstly if you want to park at the back of the premises, do not arrive on anything wider than a pushbike or else you might struggle. To the room, what can I...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Scott O
Bournemouth
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Very cheap, does the basics, friendly staff, Rooms are fit for purpose, en suite bathroom, all worked fine. Breakfast was poor, some sort of compressed meat replaced bacon, can't imagine they are saving much but it was awful. Still It's a basic B&B very cheap and that's what you get. The big bonus though is the location, walking distance to...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank R1Geezer
Reviewed 12 September 2016

It is a place very easy to find, not far from the main route getting to Ipswich. About 10-15 minutes walk from center, nice surrounding. Often lodgers are labour workers for temporary accommodations. Prices low according to the market. The breakfast is great, according English standard. Wi-fi, internet discontinuous, building structures or any possible reason.It is not of my kind...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank EnricoCE
Cirencester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 September 2016

What can I say? I was only there one night, I arrived late and left early. The bed was comfortable, the room was clean, the wifi was very fast and just worked without any stupid portals or logins. I got a good night's sleep and it was quiet on a Saturday night. I didn't stay for breakfast. Although there was...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Lauren G
Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Not fancy, but it's a B&B, you get a bed and you get breakfast, en suite bathroom is great, but you mainly stay for the location. It's near where some of my family live which is handy, but for everyone else, it's right next to the town center. There's a Tesco near by, a very nice cafe which does takeaway,...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Andy T
Athens, Greece
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Honestly, the entire staff was more than friendly, they treated you like family. They cooked a full English breakfast for you each morning (vegetarian option available) and made you feel like home. I liked the personal touch about it, especially when you're in a foreign country. It's modest and I am sure some people have higher standards than I do,...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Arisquella
Christchurch, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 July 2016

The hotel is centrally placed for ease of access to the town centre. The hotel could do with a major refurbishment of rooms and en-suite facilities. The TV was the old box (crt) type minute with a poor picture which hummed and made watching very difficult. The staff were friendly and helpful. The parking was good. The breakfast was very...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank 4DGs

40 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (40)
Viewed
Dining (4)
Viewed
Room/Suite (11)
Viewed
View from Room (2)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (1)
Viewed
Bathroom (4)
Viewed
Other (18)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Ipswich hotels
1.2 km away
pentahotel Ipswich
pentahotel Ipswich
#6 of 18 in Ipswich
440 reviews
0.9 km away
Novotel Ipswich
Novotel Ipswich
#4 of 18 in Ipswich
790 reviews
1.3 km away
Salthouse Harbour Hotel
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
1.1 km away
Premier Inn Ipswich Town Centre (Quayside) Hotel
1.6 km away
Shipwrights Arms Hotel
Shipwrights Arms Hotel
#16 of 18 in Ipswich
60 reviews
3.3 km away
Belstead Brook Muthu Hotel
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about The Carlton Hotel

Address: 41-43 Berners Street, Ipswich IP1 3LN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Ipswich
Price Range: $77 - $97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Carlton Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 18
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Priceline, Travelocity and Hotels.com so you can book your The Carlton Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
The Carlton Hotel Ipswich, Suffolk
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from The Carlton Hotel staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“We were in room 7 which had recently been refurbished it was excellent”
 of 5 bubbles 328rose, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Go somewhere else!”
 of 5 bubbles 911scotto, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Go for the First floor”
 of 5 bubbles AndyT531, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Opt for the shared bathroom the en-suite isn't worth having.”
 of 5 bubbles 4DGs, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Avoid room 17!!!!”
  • Postage stamp size TV!!
 of 5 bubbles mikef_adi, 14 May 2016 | Read review
5 of 5