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.
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
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
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.
Top guest reviewscomfy bed and comfy sofa bed were great for sleepingbathroom was nice and large with a good showervery clean and well maintained unitRead more reviewsperfect location for exploring norwichgood location literally 10 minproperty ideal size for us and very quietthere 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
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 ParkingNorwich, England, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsthe kitchen is well equipped making it easy to cater for yourself if you wishthe beds were very comfortable and the house had anything we might have neededthe welcome was warm and we felt comfortablethe room was lovely and an overall great valueas a welcoming we had chocolate cake and a breakfast for the next dayall was spotlessly cleansympathetically decorated spotlessly clean and wonderfully comfortablethe house was clean warm and cosyeverything is very tidy and cleanthe apartment is very clean and very light and airy
Host:georgina was a perfect hostgeorgina was the perfect hostgeorgina is a wonderful hostgeorgina was a very caring and friendly hostgeorgina is the perfect hostRead more reviewsthis is the ideal location for visiting the fine city of norwicha wonderful house in the ideal locationit’s a beautiful house in a great location - really close to the city centrefantastic central location minutes away from the shopping area and historical placeswhat a lovely little house in a beautiful quiet location right in the heart of the city
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
Top guest reviewsproperty was good clean and comfortable although a bit chilly at timeshad a great long weekend clean well equipped and with warm comfortable beds
Host:owners were very helpful and friendlygraham and collette were very helpful before and during our stayRead more reviewsvery central location ideal for a city breaklocation good for access to the cityit is also very well located and you can walk easily to visit the centre townlovely and well- equipped home in a great location with a short and pleasant walk into central norwichcar parking was easy with a secure multi-storey car park nearby
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.
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
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 CentreNorwich, Norfolk, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewscomfortable double bed and sofa bed was easy to convert for a group of 3wonderful hosts beautiful apartment with excellent amenities and very stylish decorthe blackout blinds in each room meant they slept very well and the rooms were just perfect temperaturejimmy and nicole's apartment is absolutely stunningattractive two-room apartment with bathroom and well stocked and modern kitchen alcovevery clean and comfortable bedssparkling clean and lots of funky touchesthe apartment was spotlessly clean and very quietit is beautiful clean and quietclean beautifully furnished and good communication from host
Host:excellent hosts who were very responsivevery friendly host and beautiful apartmentgreat space and responsive hostshosts were great and responded very quickly to emailsjimmy and nicole were the perfect hostsRead more reviewsreally great location near the riverside and stationfantastic location in a beautiful apartmentreally close to the station but has parking as welllocation was great for the station and we enjoyed the riverside pub nearbythe apartment was in an ideal spot; just a few minutes walk from norwich station
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!
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, NorwichNorwich, Norfolk, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsnetflix was included along with very good wifithe boathouse is like having a 5 star hotel room with a direct view onto the riverthe boat house was amazing the quality of the furniture kitchen bathroom was top notchthe bed was super comfortable with a great tv that swings right in front of itthe boathouse was a delightful venue clean relaxing and amanda could not have been a better hostesssparkling clean and great hospitalitythe river cabin is very cozy tidy and cleananother great stay with amanda efficient service spotless and lots of lovely little extraswonderful setting beside the river sparkling clean finished to a high standard and everything you could need
Host:super host and super placeamanda is a great host:) amanda is a fantastic host and made us feel at home straight awayamanda is an amazing hostamanda greeted us as an exceptional host to her lovely boat houseRead more reviewsthe location is greatgreat location and homely touchesthe location of the boathouse is greata very special place surprising close to the citythe location on the river is perfect and yet also convenient for the city
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
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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