Strattons Hotel

Strattons is an independent family run hotel secluded in the historic Market town of Swaffham, located in the unique and beautiful Brecks landscape stretching across Suffolk and Norfolk.

About

Background

Strattons is an independent family run hotel secluded in the historic Market town of Swaffham. Owners Vanessa and Les Scott met at Great Yarmouth Art College and began restoring old properties before purchasing Strattons in 1990. The site has developed from a rundown private listed building into a quality award winning hotel with a reputation for strong environmental ethics. It now boasts 12 sumptuous bedrooms and suites, 2 one bedroom self catering apartments, a 40 cover restaurant and an onsite café deli.

Hotel

Each of the 12 bedrooms and suites is a unique haven with luxurious private baths and showers. From the Red Room, with its carved four-poster bed, open fire and sumptuous fabrics, to the Opium suite in tranquil creams and whites where the freestanding bath sits at the end of the bed with room for two, to the quirky Linen room, open plan with a theatrical touch and huge decked balcony. There is a blend of comfort with beautiful things collected and loved; an environment that is glamorous, yet immediately puts people at ease. Family rooms and pet friendly rooms are available.

Self catering

The slick Print rooms, were formally a printing workshop owned by local printing family the ‘Coes’, now there are two stylish one bedroom apartments complete with kitchen, dining area, lounge, cinema screens and surround sound.

Restaurant

Strattons award winning restaurant is open every evening from 6.30pm and every Sunday for Lunch. The kitchen has a committed philosophy to use the plentiful and abundant seasonal produce on its own Norfolk doorstep. Everything is made on the premises from the very best produce the local suppliers bring to the kitchens, as well as eggs from the hotels hens and fruit from the orchard. The menu features dishes such as potted Kings Lynn brown shrimps and roast partridge in red wine braised pearl barley & chesnut mushrooms. Local asparagus, strawberries, cheeses and game are on the seasonal menu, alongside food found in the wild; mushrooms from the fields, sloes from the hedges, horseradish from the verges.

CoCoes café deli

'CoCoes' café deli is open daily and offers fresh, wholesome, nourishing and delicious food using local producers and suppliers. Pop in for great coffee, triple alliance teas, organic wine, local beers, homemade cakes & cookies, light bites and tasty take out. The daily changing blackboard features dishes such as grilled tian of butternut squash, courgette, local goats cheese, with fig and ginger chutney, and Norfolk fish cakes with fennel slaw. In line with the hotel's environmental ethos the menu has a strong regional identity, sourcing from the Brecks, a rich and diverse area, which has long been associated with agriculture and food production. Take home freshly baked bread, organic & bio-dynamic wines, scrummy cakes, Norfolk cheeses and freshly prepared dishes from the menu.

Location

Swaffham is a thriving and bustling Norfolk market town located in the fascinating and historic Brecks; 370 square miles of forest, heath and farmland. It is a truly unique landscape whose origins go back to the ice ages. Swaffham remains the elegant architectural gem it was in its Georgian heyday, with many Georgian and Victorian façades concealing the medieval originals. Strattons sits in a quiet, concealed yet central private close in the town, an ideal base from which to explore Breckland, Norwich, King’s Lynn and the coast –if, that is, you can tear yourself away from the hotel with its luxurious tranquility and delicious food.

Price

From around £120.00

Facilities

  • Parking
  • Children Welcome
  • Dogs Welcome
  • Tea/Coffee
  • Secure Bike Lockup
  • Clothes Washing
  • WiFi
  • Garden
  • Credit Cards
  • Breakfast
  • Evening Meals
  • Licensed Bar

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Location

4 Ash Close, Swaffham, PE37 7NH

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Rooms

1x En-Suite Twin

9x En-Suite Double

4x En-Suite Family

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