With unobstructed sea views and a prime seafront position, this magnificent Victorian townhouse is the birthplace and family home of composer Benjamin Britten. Following total renovation in 2007, Britten House exudes a Victorian elegance complete with modern comforts and conveniences. Small and family-run, you will receive a warm welcome, personal service.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.6)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Free Parking Available On Site


Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
1 twin bed
and
1 queen bed
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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
7.5
Facilities
8.0
Cleanliness
8.7
Comfort
8.8
Value for money
8.1
Location
9.6
Free WiFi
10
High score for Lowestoft
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Suzette
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Fantastic room with all comforts, sea view! Beautifully decorated. Lovely bathroom.
  • Sonia
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Checked out, thank you for a lovely stay, we go away to lots of different hotels for football and short breaks and this is the cleanest we've come across. Lovely hotel 10/10 😊
  • Attyjoh
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    The hotel was at a nice location. It was clean and tidy. We will definitely book again next year. Thank you!

Host Info

7.5
7.5
Host Review Score
Host Review Score

Welcome to Britten House  This magnificent Grade II listed  Victorian town house is the birthplace of composer Benjamin Britten and his family home for 21 years. We are situated in a prime location overlooking Lowestoft's award winning Blue Flag Beach with uninterrupted sea views from selected rooms.  Britten house has been fully renovated by the present owners to an extremely high standard complementing the original Victorian features such as the fireplaces, stained glass windows and doors that define this lovely buildings rich heritage.  The furnishings throughout the house combine quality and comfort while our lovely large and  spacious high ceilinged rooms all have en-suite. We also provide fluffy towels, complementary toiletries, tea, coffee, filtered water and biscuits to enhance you stay.  Breakfast is served in our lovely dinning room overlooking the sea.  Choose from our menu of locally sourced produce (where possible) and we will cook your breakfast to your requirements. Nothing is too much trouble. We also provide a selection of fresh fruit, cereals and juices, served buffet style for your convenience.  LATEST OFFERS: Book 2 or more nights with us direct and we...
Ideally situated for easy access to our award winning blue flag sandy beach, lined with pretty beach huts and lifeguard station, to the lovely Kensington gardens with bowling greens, tennis courts and a boating pond. There is an abundance of eateries from exotic cuisine to traditional pub grub, Sunday lunches t traditional fish dishes. Shops, theatres cinemas and parks, all within a few hundred yards. you will find convenience stores, cute cafe and cash points. Near or far its all here.
Language spoken: English

Area info

Amenities of Britten House
Great facilities! Review score, 8

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Beachfront
  • Non-smoking rooms
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Guest bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Wardrobe or closet
Outdoors
  • Beachfront
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Activities
  • Beach
  • Water sports facilities on site
  • Mini golf
  • Diving
  • Cycling
  • Windsurfing
  • Karaoke
  • Fishing
  • Tennis court
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
Internet
WiFi is available in some rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not possible).
  • Street parking
General
  • Smoke-free property
  • Carpeted
  • Heating
  • Fan
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules

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Check-in

From 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Check-out

Until 10:00 AM

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Mastercard Visa Cash Britten House accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking

Smoking is not allowed.

Parties

Parties/events are not allowed

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

FAQs about Britten House

  • The nearest beach is 500 feet from Britten House. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Room options at Britten House include:

    • Double
    • Family

  • Check-in at Britten House is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • The prices at Britten House may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Britten House offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Tennis court
    • Karaoke
    • Mini golf
    • Windsurfing
    • Beachfront
    • Beach
    • Water sports facilities on site

  • Britten House is 1 miles from the center of Lowestoft. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.