The Suffolk Coast has all kinds of accommodation, from mud-and-wellies campsites to five-star stately homes fit for (and once even home to) royalty.
Kesgrave Hall is without doubt towards the luxury end of the scale. This stunning boutique hotel in Kesgrave, near Ipswich, has 23 en suite bedrooms, each of which has been coolly and beautifully designed to transport the guest to a state of complete relaxation. All rooms come with the trappings of luxury expected from a hotel of this calibre: beds of the utmost softness, fluffy towels, well-stocked minibar, satellite TV and wifi. The principal rooms are particularly grand, with capacious walk-in showers and standalone bathtubs.
The rooms are complemented by expansive, sweeping lawns and a stunning outdoor terrace, where guests can relax on a summer’s evening. For cooler nights, the large and lazy lounge has armchairs aplenty to while away the hours in.
As you might expect, dining at Kesgrave Hall is very enjoyable. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, the 100-seater restaurant at Kesgrave Hall offers diners a theatrical experience, with the open-plan kitchen allowing them to see their food being prepared. Head Chef Stuart Oliver runs the show, supported by a team of excellent chefs. Suffolk produce forms the staple of the menu, with seasonal foods coming and going on the daily specials board.
Kesgrave Hall is not just for holiday guests, either. The hotel has several elegant, purpose-designed conference and meeting rooms for up to 24 delegates. All the rooms are fitted with audio-visual equipment, fully stocked fridges and fresh coffee machines. Delegates are able to wander the breathtaking grounds, enjoy the superb food and even take part in away-day activities such as archery and laser clay pigeon shooting.
For large events, Kesgrave Hall also has The Hangar, a 320m2 exclusive venue that accommodates up to 300 people. Complete with full audio-visual equipment, this ‘blank canvas’ can be adapted for all kinds of event, with the dressing service provided by Kesgrave Hall. A team of staff will provide outstanding service, meaning you can relax and enjoy your event.
To book or find out more about Kesgrave Hall you can visit the Milsoms’ website, or call 01473 333741.