Some of the Best Hotels in North Norfolk
Published date: May 2019
A popular holiday destination, north Norfolk is an ideal location for a short break, weekend away or a summer holiday, whatever time of year, and there is a fantastic range of excellent hotels from which to choose.
North Norfolk has many delightful towns and villages, wide blue skies, stunning unspoilt coastline with award-winning sandy beaches, desolate salt marshes and beautiful countryside with stately homes, museums and many cultural and historical places of interest. Visit the Norfolk Broads and its nature reserves and see the wealth of wildlife, birds and flora that call north Norfolk home. Explore north Norfolk’s picturesque towns and villages and quaint seaside resorts steeped in history. Discover north Norfolk pubs, restaurants and cafés and sample local produce and head to farmers’ markets, local stores and farm shops for the region’s finest locally produced food and drink, including local meat, vegetables, seafood and locally produced beer, gin and wine.
Take your pick from a wide range of luxurious hotels and boutique hotels in north Norfolk offering spas, gyms, fine dining, beautiful grounds and even a cinema. Stay in one of the region’s country hotels, located in the stunning north Norfolk countryside, or close to the beach, in one of north Norfolk’s seaside hotels. For those who are after a pampering break, choose a sumptuous spa hotel or for leisure breaks, north Norfolk has an excellent choice of hotels with superb golf courses. Many of the hotels have award-winning restaurants offering fine seasonal menus using locally sourced ingredients. Whatever your needs and requirements, north Norfolk has many luxury hotels – here are some of the best..............
Morston Hall is a stunning 17th-century flint and brick country house hotel and restaurant owned by acclaimed chef Galton Blackiston. The Michelin Star awarded restaurant and beautiful accommodation is located two miles from Blakeney, on the north Norfolk coast and is recognised for its outstanding cuisine and superb boutique guest accommodation. Select from charming country house style bedrooms of the main house, or one of the spacious open-plan pavilion garden rooms at Morston Hall, all of which offer guests peace, tranquillity and luxury.
Enjoy breakfast, lunch, dinner, afternoon tea or private dining at Morston Hall and sample some of the regions’ finest food, much of which has been locally produced and sourced, whilst staying at this idyllic north Norfolk hotel.
Morston Hall, The Street, Morston, Norfolk, NR25 7AA
Tel: 01263 741041
Heacham Manor Hotel
Located 1½ miles from Hunstanton, a Victorian seaside town on the north Norfolk coast, this Grade II listed country house has its own spa, 18-hole golf course and award-winning restaurant. Stay in the hotel’s opulent 4-poster suites and enjoy luxury and relaxation from the moment you arrive. Close to stunning north Norfolk beaches, nature reserves and the Sandringham Estate; HRH Queen Elizabeth II’s country residence, Heacham Manor is ideally located to explore the region.
The Mulberry Restaurant in Heacham Manor Hotel serves fresh seasonal dishes using locally sourced produce from local farmers wherever possible. Their 18-hole golf course was opened in 2009 and was very quickly praised as "Norfolk’s most exciting new club" by UK magazine Club. The Mulberry Spa is the perfect place to escape, relax and unwind and offers a wide range of treatments.
Heacham Manor Hotel, Hunstanton Road, Heacham, King’s Lynn, Norfolk, PE31 7JX
Tel: 01485 536030
A stone’s throw from the beautiful north Norfolk coast, Titchwell Manor is a stunning boutique country retreat that also offers guests fine dining. Owned by Margaret and Ian Snaith since 1988, the elegant former Victorian farmhouse combines contemporary chic accommodation with traditional values and offers uninterrupted views of the beautiful north Norfolk coast. Located on the main coast road, Titchwell Manor is an easy walk to the salt marshes, coastal footpath and the RSPB Titchwell reserve. It is a short drive from the picturesque seaside village of Brancaster and the beautiful ‘Burnhams’.
The bedrooms are delightful, all with their own unique style and in-room treatments are available to guests. Titchwell Manor also offers hot tub rooms with French doors that open onto an enclosed private terrace with a wooden hot tub. Fine cuisine courtesy of Head Chef Eric Snaith and his team have earned Titchwell Manor a reputation for exquisitely presented, innovative, modern European food. Using the finest local ingredients whenever possible and cutting edge-techniques have won the hotel three AA Rosettes and Eric himself won Eastern Daily Press Norfolk Food and Drink Chef of the Year in 2012.
Titchwell Manor, Titchwell, Near Brancaster, Norfolk, PE31 8BB
Tel: 01485 210221
Situated on the north Norfolk coast, The Grove is a beautiful family run hotel that offers a range of exquisite en-suite bedrooms in a stunning Georgian house. Their contemporary Orchard Rooms are away from the main house and overlook their lovely landscaped gardens. Their award winning 2 AA Rosette restaurant serves breakfast, afternoon teas and dinner that is seasonally inspired, using locally sourced Norfolk produce wherever possible.
Facilities include a heated indoor swimming pool, table tennis table, 4 acres of garden, children’s play area, tree house and their very own private path through beautiful woodland to Cromer beach. The Grove is just a short walk from Cromer town centre and within easy reach of many beautiful north Norfolk towns and villages.
The Massage Hut at The Grove Cromer offers guests a range of treatments designed to promote relaxation.
The Grove - 95 Overstrand Road, Cromer, Norfolk, NR27 0DJ
Tel: 01263 512412
The Hoste Hotel
The Hoste is a luxury boutique hotel and spa in north Norfolk, in the pretty village of Burnham Market. The village has many independent shops, including beauty salons, galleries, butchers, delis, shops selling stylish accessories for home and garden, paintings, unusual and unique coastal artwork, clothing and books. It has a traditional village green and The Hoste is only a couple of miles from the stunning north Norfolk coastline, designated an area of outstanding natural beauty.
Experience timeless elegance and modern features at The Hoste and have a truly relaxing and peaceful stay in their individually designed bedrooms and beautiful bathrooms that have been decorated and equipped to the highest standards. Enjoy fine dining and live music at The Hoste, a sheltered walled garden, fitness centre, beauty spa and luxury 20-seat cinema. Named by The Guardian as one of the 10 best country hotels in the UK in 2018, The Hoste in Burnham Market takes some beating.
The Hoste, The Green, Burnham Market, King’s Lynn, Norfolk, PE31 8HD
Tel: 01328 7387778
A stunning boutique hotel housed within a Georgian townhouse, extravagantly furnished with antiques and luxurious fabrics in the beautiful north Norfolk village of Burnham Market. With weekend butler bar service, complimentary glasses of champagne when dining, turn down service and petit fours on arrival, guests can also take advantage of the award-winning restaurants, spa and cinema based in The Hoste Hotel, just a minute’s stroll across the village green.
Vine House, The Green, Burnham Market, King’s Lynn, Norfolk, PE31 8HD
Tel: 01328 854453
Congham Hall Hotel
This 26-bedroom privately owned Georgian manor is located close to King’s Lynn and is set within 30 acres of parkland. Its extensive gardens set in the heart of the beautiful Norfolk countryside offer a haven for relaxation and Congham Hall blends traditional luxury with modern facilities. Close to the Queen’s Sandringham Estate, north Norfolk coastline and many pretty north Norfolk villages and towns, Congham Hall has a luxury spa, pool and acclaimed restaurant.
Congham Hall Hotel, Grimston, King’s Lynn, Norfolk, PE32 1AH
Tel: 01485 600250
Blakeney Hotel is a well-located seaside hotel situated on the quayside in one of north Norfolk’s prettiest villages. Offering guests breath-taking views across the estuary and atmospheric salt marshes to Blakeney Point, this is a traditional hotel in a stunning location that has recently undergone significant refurbishment.
Having served as a hotel since 1922, The Blakeney has undergone several makeovers during this time, the most recent seeing dark colours replaced by more muted shades. Hardly cutting edge, but the results are stylish yet still in keeping with the hotel’s traditional feel. With over 60 bedrooms, 2 spacious lounges, a bar, restaurant, billiard and games room, swimming pool, spa bath, steam and sauna room and mini gym, the Blakeney Hotel has excellent facilities and has been awarded 4 AA stars.
Blakeney Hotel, The Quay, Blakeney, Norfolk, NR25 7NE
Tel: 01263 740797
The Crown Hotel
The Crown Hotel in the north Norfolk seaside town of Wells-next-the Sea is elegant, tasteful and full of character and the perfect place to stay and relax and explore the region. With luxury en-suite bedrooms, each uniquely and individually decorated to a very high standard and with excellent facilities, the Crown Hotel is sure to tick all your boxes.
Their bar and restaurant serves food prepared to order using only the freshest, seasonal ingredients, sourced locally from farmers, fishermen and local producers, wherever possible.
The Crown Hotel, The Buttlands, Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk, NR23 1EX
Tel: 01328 710209
Felbrigg Lodge Country Hotel
Felbrigg Lodge Country Hotel is in north Norfolk in seven acres of mature woodland and close to Felbrigg Hall, a National Trust property. Many beautiful wooded walks are accessible from the end of their driveway and the hotel is close to the stunning north Norfolk coastline, including Cromer, Sheringham, West and East Runton, Weybourne and Overstrand.
Owned by DeeDee and Philip Lomax, they have been welcoming guests to Felbrigg Lodge Hotel for over ten years and have created the perfect environment to de-stress, relax and unwind. With an indoor heated pool, hot tub and sauna, guests can enjoy this tranquil retreat and book a range of treatments in the Beauty Lodge. The hotel’s restaurant is run by proprietor and Head Chef Philip Lomax, who creates an ever-changing menu that uses local and seasonal produce wherever possible.
Felbrigg Lodge Country Hotel - School Road, Aylmerton, Norfolk, NR11 8RA
Tel: 01263 666010