Where To Stay In Norwich, UK: 10 Hotels & Holiday Homes - Updated 2021

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Norwich, England is a city in East Anglia, about 100 miles (161 km) northeast of London. Located on the River Wensum, it has historically been known as a city of art, literature, and publishing. Norwich was home to the first provincial library in England, which opened in 1608, and the Norwich Post, first published in 1701, was the first provincial newspaper outside of London. Today, Norwich is a popular city break destination. Attractions include the Norwich Cathedral, Norwich Castle, Norwich Market, and the Forum, which houses the most visited library in the UK.

When you’re not exploring the city’s historic buildings or shopping in the market, you’re going to need a place to rest and relax. Read on to see our top ten places to stay in Norwich, which includes hotels, Airbnbs, and VRBO vacation rentals.

1. The Maid's Head Hotel (from USD 165)

Starting off our list is the Maid’s Head Hotel, which is set in a 13th-century building. The rooms have modern bathrooms, satellite TV, WiFi, and tea and coffee. Some of the hotel’s rooms retain period features. There are two bars and one restaurant, with the restaurant having an extensive wine selection.

The location of the Maid’s Head is fantastic. It’s in the city centre, in the Tombland neighbourhood. The Norman Cathedral sits opposite the hotel, and the castle is nearby as well. This is a beautiful location, perfect for exploring Norwich.


The Maids Head Hotel

Address: Tombland

First aid kit available Bar Free parking Thermometers for guests provided by property Non-smoking rooms Physical distancing in dining areas Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed Non-smoking throughout

2. Designer house in central Norwich (from USD 132)

If you like clean, modern design, you’ll want to check out this house. It has a Nordic style kitchen, meaning you can cook up a storm with all the amenities you’d need, as well as some basics like salt, pepper, and oil. The double bedrooms have an en-suite shower room, complete with Egyptian cotton bedding and fluffy towels.

The living room has an L-shaped sofa, perfect for getting cosy in front of the TV. It also converts into a double bed. The house is located on a quiet mews but is near the city centre. It’s the best of both worlds: a quiet place to rest while remaining within walking distance of the city’s sights. The hosts also provide guides and tourist leaflets, so if you’re unsure of what to do, have a flick through those for some ideas. The home has excellent reviews, so you can’t go wrong with this hip, modern home.

Central Location to Norwich City. Home for up to 4 guests. Free parking.
13 reviews
House 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfy bed and comfy sofa bed were great for sleeping
bathroom was nice and large with a good shower
Cleanliness:
very clean and well maintained unit
Location:
perfect location for exploring norwich
good location literally 10 min
property ideal size for us and very quiet
there are plenty of places to eat locally and in the city (would recommend zizzy’s by cathedral gate)
an ideal location to explore norwich on foot without the aggrevation of traffic jams & parking
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3. City centre house with car parking (from USD 142)

You can’t get closer to the heart of Norwich than this! This home is located just 100 yards (91 metres) from the Theatre Royal, the Forum, and the market.

The house has two bedrooms: one with two single beds and one with a double. The kitchen is fully functional, so you have the option to cook in the house should you want to. There’s a 4K TV in the living room, for relaxing in front of your favourite shows in the evening.

Beautiful House Norwich City Centre with Parking
Norwich, England, United Kingdom
98 reviews
Entire townhouse 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the kitchen is well equipped making it easy to cater for yourself if you wish
the beds were very comfortable and the house had anything we might have needed
the welcome was warm and we felt comfortable
the room was lovely and an overall great value
as a welcoming we had chocolate cake and a breakfast for the next day
Cleanliness:
all was spotlessly clean
sympathetically decorated spotlessly clean and wonderfully comfortable
the house was clean warm and cosy
everything is very tidy and clean
the apartment is very clean and very light and airy
Host:
georgina was a perfect host
georgina was the perfect host
georgina is a wonderful host
georgina was a very caring and friendly host
georgina is the perfect host
Location:
this is the ideal location for visiting the fine city of norwich
a wonderful house in the ideal location
it’s a beautiful house in a great location - really close to the city centre
fantastic central location minutes away from the shopping area and historical places
what a lovely little house in a beautiful quiet location right in the heart of the city
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4. Central Norwich house with cathedral views (from USD 127)

Next on our list is this Victorian townhouse in the historic part of the city. You’ll be close to all of the city’s attractions, as well as a number of restaurants and shops. The home was built in the 1850s and retains some of its historic charm. You’ll find wooden sash windows, a steep stairway, and period features.

Six guests can sleep here as there are two double bedrooms and a sofa bed. There’s also a secluded outdoor area, with a table and chairs. There’s a flat-screen TV, and the hosts provide a selection of board games, books, and DVDs for nights you want to relax and stay in.

CENTRAL CITY NORWICH - CHARMING HOME with 2 DOUBLE BEDROOMS
14 reviews
House 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
property was good clean and comfortable although a bit chilly at times
had a great long weekend clean well equipped and with warm comfortable beds
Host:
owners were very helpful and friendly
graham and collette were very helpful before and during our stay
Location:
very central location ideal for a city break
location good for access to the city
it is also very well located and you can walk easily to visit the centre town
lovely and well- equipped home in a great location with a short and pleasant walk into central norwich
car parking was easy with a secure multi-storey car park nearby
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5. The Assembly House (from USD 243)

The Assembly House is another hotel in Norwich, just a stone’s throw from the attractions of the city. In just a few minutes, you can walk to the cathedral and castle. The rooms are equipped with flat-screen TVs, private bathrooms, and free toiletries. Some rooms offer separate seating areas and/or balconies.

There’s an on-site restaurant, and WiFi is offered throughout. The hotel is highly rated and guests love the large beds, comfortable sheets, fluffy towels, and the coffee and tea available in the room.


The Assembly House

Address: Theatre Street

Facilities for disabled guests CCTV outside property Non-smoking throughout VIP room facilities Family rooms Heating Golf course (within 3 km) Meeting/banquet facilities

6. Chic Norwich city apartment (from 119 USD)

Finishing off our list is this apartment, which can accommodate four people. It offers two bedrooms with king size beds and includes Egyptian cotton bedlinen and towels. The kitchen is fully functional, and there’s a 40" 4K Curve TV. The apartment is just a ten-minute walk into the city centre, so you’ll easily be able to explore the attractions, grab a bite to eat, or go shopping.

Chic Norwich city apartment

Price: from 119 USD

Number of Guests: 4

7. Beautiful apartment In Norwich city

This apartment is located on the first floor of a former parish hall, originally built in 1891. Some original features have been retained, including arches and sloped ceilings. There’s one bedroom with a double bed, and a sofa bed in the living room. The kitchen is fully functional.

It’s located in the heart of Norwich, so you won’t have to go far to explore all the city has to offer. The train station is just a five-minute walk away and the cathedral and castle are less than 15 minutes away.

Beautiful apartment in Norwich City Centre
Norwich, Norfolk, United Kingdom
485 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable double bed and sofa bed was easy to convert for a group of 3
wonderful hosts beautiful apartment with excellent amenities and very stylish decor
the blackout blinds in each room meant they slept very well and the rooms were just perfect temperature
jimmy and nicole's apartment is absolutely stunning
attractive two-room apartment with bathroom and well stocked and modern kitchen alcove
Cleanliness:
very clean and comfortable beds
sparkling clean and lots of funky touches
the apartment was spotlessly clean and very quiet
it is beautiful clean and quiet
clean beautifully furnished and good communication from host
Host:
excellent hosts who were very responsive
very friendly host and beautiful apartment
great space and responsive hosts
hosts were great and responded very quickly to emails
jimmy and nicole were the perfect hosts
Location:
really great location near the riverside and station
fantastic location in a beautiful apartment
really close to the station but has parking as well
location was great for the station and we enjoyed the riverside pub nearby
the apartment was in an ideal spot; just a few minutes walk from norwich station
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8. St Giles (from USD 170)

38 St Giles has fabulous reviews! With a friendly staff and a delicious breakfast, guests love the welcoming environment. The hotel offers free WiFi throughout, a shared lounge area and some rooms include a flat-screen TV. The hotel is perfectly situated, so you won’t have to travel far to explore Norwich’s attractions. It is also just 900 yards (823 meters) from the cathedral.

On top of all this, if you’re a lover of tea time, this hotel is for you. You’ll get fresh milk for tea and cake each day. Stop in for a relaxing cuppa when you need a break from exploring Norwich!


38 St Giles

Address: 38 St Giles, Norwich, Norfolk

9. Riverside boathouse

If you like unique spaces, you’ll want to check out this riverside boathouse. The boathouse has an open plan design for the kitchen, dining area, and bedroom. There’s a separate restroom, and underfloor heating throughout the house.

Best of all, there are French doors, which lead out to the river. There’s also decking and mooring, which will be exclusively yours. What a lovely space to relax and enjoy the river! The home is just a short walk from riverside pubs and very near the city centre.

The Boathouse, Norwich
Norwich, Norfolk, United Kingdom
140 reviews
Entire cottage 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
netflix was included along with very good wifi
the boathouse is like having a 5 star hotel room with a direct view onto the river
the boat house was amazing the quality of the furniture kitchen bathroom was top notch
the bed was super comfortable with a great tv that swings right in front of it
Cleanliness:
the boathouse was a delightful venue clean relaxing and amanda could not have been a better hostess
sparkling clean and great hospitality
the river cabin is very cozy tidy and clean
another great stay with amanda efficient service spotless and lots of lovely little extras
wonderful setting beside the river sparkling clean finished to a high standard and everything you could need
Host:
super host and super place
amanda is a great host
:) amanda is a fantastic host and made us feel at home straight away
amanda is an amazing host
amanda greeted us as an exceptional host to her lovely boat house
Location:
the location is great
great location and homely touches
the location of the boathouse is great
a very special place surprising close to the city
the location on the river is perfect and yet also convenient for the city
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10. Quiet city duplex apartment

This apartment sits at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac, on the edge of Norwich. It has a modern design, with a fully functional kitchen, office, and a bedroom and seating area on the first floor (second floor for the Americans). The apartment has underfloor heating, a waterfall shower, and a large illuminated mirror in the bathroom.

It’s located up a hill on the edge of the city. It’s a pleasant walk downhill to explore all Norwich has to offer. You will have to walk uphill to get back home, so you may want to look into taxis or buses if you’re too tired after a day of exploring!

No.15 a modern quiet city duplex with free parking
35 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed

Stay in Norwich city centre

Whether you’ve come to walk along the river, explore the castle, or do some shopping, there are plenty of places to stay that are right smack in the middle of it all. From Airbnbs to hotels to vacation rentals: Norwich has it all! Get ready to explore this historic city, and book your accommodation today.

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Nicole is an American expat living in London, England. When she moved from the midwest to London in 2012, it was her first time leaving the US. She has traveled steadily since then, making trips...Read more

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