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Your stay and the COVID-19 Coronavirus

Here at The Abbey Hotel your safety during your stay is important to us. Therefore, we have implemented a set of procedures and policies as advised by H.M. Government, Public Health England, the NHS and UK Hospitality to help ensure you feel safe whilst staying at the Abbey Hotel. Read Details...

Hotel Facilities

When you stay at the Abbey Hotel, you not only do you get your well appointed room but also use of the other hotel facilities such as our guest lounge, garden and breakfast room.

The Drawing Room

Relax and enjoy the comfortable sofas and chairs. Peruse the daily papers and magazines on offer or browse the library shelves. The drawing room is the ideal place to meet friends and colleagues. Tea and coffee is always available on request.

The guest lounge at the Abbey Hotel, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

The Garden

The garden at the Abbey Hotel, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

If the weather is ameanable why not take a few minutes to unwind in our garden. Benches and chairs are available or just browse around the well tended flower beds.


The car park at the Abbey Hotel, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
Electric car charging point at the Abbey Hotel, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

We have off-road parking in our courtyard, well away from passing traffic. The entrance is between the Tudor and medieval buildings leading to the courtyard car park. This is equipped with a ROLEC EV fast charging point providing up to 7.4KW.

Communal Kitchen

In the basement we have a communal kitchen. This is fully equipped with microwave oven, hot plates, toaster, kettle, crockery, glassware and cutlery - everything you need to prepare an eat meal or just use it to dine on a take away from one of the many restaurants who provide delivery services.

The communal kitchen at the Abbey Hotel, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk - for the use of all our residents
The communal kitchen at the Abbey Hotel, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk - for the use of all our residents

Breakfast Room

The Abbey breakfast will set you up for the day ahead. Choose your drink and begin with something from the buffet while our wonderful cook freshly prepares your hot dish, chosen from the menu.

  • English Breakfast Tea
  • Special teas
  • Cafetiere coffee
  • Hot chocolate
  • Appple and Orange juice
From the Buffet
  • A selection of breakfast cereals
  • Bread for toast
  • Tiptree conserves
  • A selection of fruit and nuts
From the kitchen
  • Creamy porridge
  • American style pancakes, served with maple syrup and fruit
  • The ’Full English‘: free range egg, locally smoked back bacon and sausages, served with tomatoes, mushrooms and baked beans
  • The ’Abbey breakfast sandwich‘: free range fried egg, smoked bacon, sausages, on white or brown bread
  • Bacon omelette
  • Tomato and mushroom omelette
  • Boiled eggs with “soldiers”
  • Scrambled eggs on toast
  • Poached eggs on toast
  • Baked beans on toast
  • Lowestoft kipper


The dining room at the Abbey Hotel, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk The dining room at the Abbey Hotel, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk The Abbey Hotel's Breakfast Buffet


  • On-site Parking

    We have on-site off-road parking available to our guests.
  • Bag Drop/Early Arrival

    If you arrive early and your room isn't ready we're happy to look after your bags and can even offer use of a shower to freshen up.
  • Adult Oriented

    Due to the nature of the hotel we are unable to accommodate children under 10 years old.
  • EV Charging Point

    High Speed Electric Vehicle charging point
  • Complimentary WiFi

    Complimentary high-speed internet is available to all guests throughout the hotel.
  • Group Bookings

    We are able to offer group bookings for part or exclusive use of the hotel and all its amenities.
  • Gift Vouchers

    We can supply gift vouchers for that special treat. Just contact us.
  • Breakfast

    We offer an extensive breakfast menu from our buffet and cooked to order.
  • Central Location

    The hotel is located only a few minutes walk from Bury St Edmunds historic town centre.
  • Bring your own

    Just want a quiet night in? We're happy for you to bring your own drinks or call for a take-away - we'll even provide glasses, plates and cutlery.

From our guest book

  • Lovely stay in the cottage. Very comfortable and felt welcome. Thank you.
    H Family, Stoke-on-Trent

  • Great night's stay in the cottage! Lovely breakfast!
    Emma C, Herts

  • Beautiful place. Fab Hosts, Thanks :)

    Ian & Lesley M, Derbyshire

  • Warm welcome! :) Thank you for a great stay.

    Carl, Salhouse

  • Beautiful Room. Great Breakfast. Helpful Staff.

    Mr & Mrs C Williams, Herts

  • Wonderful place, full of character, looking forward to next visit.

    Peter S, Cumbria

  • A very pleasant place, would definitely recommend.

    Connie J, Rutland

  • Nice place & helpful, welcoming staff. Very good.

    Pat C, East Yorkshire

  • Very relaxing and comfortable stay - lovely lady doing breakfasts!

    Julie & Roy S, Norwich

  • Lovely as usual

    Matt, Essex

  • Lovely rooms, Lovely food & geat hospitality. Thank you.

    Ian & Linda H, Kent

  • Delightful staff and superb breakfasts. Look forward to our next visit! Thank you!

    Keith & Lesley, East Sussex

  • Made to feel very welcome, lovely food & lovely town.

    D & T Hunn, Bedford

  • What a wonderful find. Really friendly welcome & very much like being home.

    Margaret & John H, S

  • Delightful accommodation, delicious breakfast & friendly service.

    Alastair & Rosemary D, Southampton

  • A wonderful, cozy, well maintained, clean place to stay. Lovely staff, will definitely come back again.

    Alia E, Ottawa, Canada

  • Thank you, so much enjoyed my stay, food was fastastic!

    Anne M, Nairobi, Kenya

  • We have been so well looked after. Many thanks for a delightful stay during pendragon run. What a lucky find.

    Brian & Caroline P, Perth, Australia


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