On Harwich High Street, The Goodlife Guest house offers modern accommodations in the town center, less than 5 minutes' walk from the train station. It has a bar, free parking and WiFi.

Each room has a flat-screen TV, desk, wardrobe and tea and coffee facilities. Rooms are on the first floor, have an en suite shower, and some offer views of the nearby park.

The town's award-winning beaches are around 650 feet from the guest house and can be seen from most of the rooms. Guests are able to enjoy the on-site wine take-out restaurant ‘Deano’z Eat'z’ which offers a range of cuisine.

Felixstowe is 34 mi from the property while both Colchester and Ipswich are within 40 minutes’ drive.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.2 for a two-person trip.

The Goodlife Guesthouse has been welcoming Booking.com guests since May 7, 2014

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.3)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Gluten-free

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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4 reasons to choose The Goodlife Guesthouse

  • Prices you can't beat!
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  • The staff speaks English
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Host Info

9.1
Host Review Score

The Goodlife Guesthouse offers an ideal location for the onward traveler or someone who just wants to have a few days break. Each room has a flat-screen TV, desk, wardrobe and tea and coffee facilities. Rooms have an en suite shower, and some offer views of the nearby park. We are situated in the center of town next to many shops and restaurants, with the mainline train station just 100 meters away.
We overlook a beautiful park that rolls down to the award winning Dovercourt beach and the sea 150 meters away. From most rooms you can ship-watch the European Ferries and Cruise Ships coming into port 3 km down the road. (5 mins by car) Stanstead International airport is just over an hour by car from the Goodlife. The historic town of Colchester being a mere 30 mins away. Central London by train can be reached in approx. 90 mins.
Language spoken: English
Area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Adastral Park
    8.4 miles
  • The Ipswich Hospital
    9 miles
  • University Campus Suffolk
    9.5 miles
  • Ipswich Institute
    9.9 miles
  • Portman Road
    10 miles
  • Sutton Hoo
    11 miles
  • Flatford
    11.2 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Peking Chinese
    0.1 miles
  • Restaurant Joi Indian
    0.2 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Ocean/Sea Dovercourt Bay
    0.1 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Felixstowe South Beach
    2.3 miles
  • Felixstowe North Beach
    3.1 miles
  • Walton-on-the-Naze Beach
    6 miles
Public transit
  • Train Ipswich Station
    9.8 miles
Closest Airports
  • London Southend Airport
    35.5 miles
  • London Stansted Airport
    43.6 miles
  • Cambridge Airport
    50.8 miles
How to get to The Goodlife Guesthouse from London Stansted Airport
    Car
    Free parking is available.
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Amenities of The Goodlife Guesthouse
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Activities
  • Fishing
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Radio
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Kids' meals
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
Services
  • Grocery deliveries Additional charge
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Express check-in/out
  • Room service
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages Spoken
  • English
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules The Goodlife Guesthouse takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

6:00 AM - 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 of all ages are welcome.

Children 6 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Maestro Mastercard Visa The Goodlife Guesthouse accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking

Smoking is not allowed.

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 10:00 PM and 8:00 AM.

Pets

Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

The fine print

Breakfast is available at a surcharge. Full menu is available upon check-in.

Guests are able to use a secure bike-parking area by prior arrangement.

Well behaved pets are allowed on request, at an extra fee. Pets are not allowed to be left unattended in the rooms and they must be kept on a lead in all common areas.

Please note all rooms are nonsmoking, and guests who does not comply with this rule, will be charged an extra fee.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform The Goodlife Guesthouse of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about The Goodlife Guesthouse

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to The Goodlife Guesthouse by:

    • Car 1h 10min

  • The Goodlife Guesthouse is 2,950 feet from the center of Harwich.

  • Check-in at The Goodlife Guesthouse is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Guests staying at The Goodlife Guesthouse can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.9).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Gluten-free
    • À la carte

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

  • Yes, The Goodlife Guesthouse is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • The Goodlife Guesthouse offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Fishing
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)

  • Room options at The Goodlife Guesthouse include:

    • Double
    • Family
    • Twin
    • Single