No. 33

Hunstanton, Norfolk

A stroll from the seafront, a bay-fronted house has been transformed into a B&B by Jeanne Whittome, with a strong emphasis on customer care. More

Good Hotel Guide Review

A stroll from the seafront, a bay-fronted house has been transformed into a B&B by Jeanne Whittome, with a strong emphasis on customer care. Tea and cake await new arrivals. The bedrooms have bespoke furniture, pale paint finishes, perhaps a wall of Zoffany ‘Verdure’ or ‘Gondolier’ wallpaper, a very Marie Antoinette white bombe chest. ‘The bold contemporary design is not necessarily to everyone’s taste,’ one visitor commented, ‘but it all seemed to work.’ Extra touches include a cafetière and biscuits. Spacious Room 3 has a modern four-poster, a balcony with a distant sea view, a bath and drench shower. Room 5, on the ground floor, has a walk-in shower, a bath, and access to a small courtyard. There are bigger, pricier suites down the road at a sister enterprise in Thornham, above a deli and licensed café. Breakfast, in the dining room (or in bed), brings locally sourced juices, home-made granola, smoked salmon and cream cheese bagels, pastries and cooked dishes. A concierge service helps with restaurant bookings, bike hire, walking, sailing, birdwatching or what you will, and you can order a hamper for a picnic.

Hotel details

Address

33 Northgate
Hunstanton
Norfolk
PE36 6AP
England

Telephone

01485 524352

Bedrooms

5. 1 on ground floor.

Open

all year.

Facilities

small sitting room, breakfast room, in-room TV (Freeview), small garden.

Background music

radio during breakfast.

Children

well-behaved children welcomed, Z-bed for children under 14 (max. 1 per room), cots and high chairs available.

Dogs

allowed in bedrooms, max. 
1 per room (£5 per night), not in dining room.

Credit cards

MC, Visa.

Prices

per room B&B double (Hunstanton) £95–£190, suites (Thornham) £140–£205, single occupancy discount £10 a night, third person £30, infant £10.