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WE ARE OPEN FOR THOSE GUESTS WHO ARE PREMITTED TO MAKE ESSENTIAL JOURNEYS, OFFERING ROOM SERVICE OF BOTH FULL ENGLISH BREAKFAST AND SUPPER

Sending warmest wishes for a happy, healthy and safe 2021 from all the team at the Maids Head

Following the latest Government announcement on Wednesday, 23rd December, we will continue to stay open to support all those guests who are permitted to travel for essential purposes. For the comfort of our guests, we will also be providing room service of both full English breakfast along with a hearty supper menu, all delivered safely to your bedroom door. Call 01603 272007, or email reservations at [email protected] if you have any concerns, or if indeed if you would like to make a reservation. We will keep you updated and let you know as soon as we are able to throw open our doors once more.
Rest assured we have put into place all the Government’s COVID-19 Secure health and safety measures to ensure the well being of all our guests and staff.  We have also been awarded the Good to Go mark. We are continuously updating our risk assessments as the Government guidelines change.

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Room Service

Enjoy a full English breakfast and our hearty supper menu delivered safely to your bedroom door

Supper Menu

We are open for essential travellers

Following the latest Government announcement on Wednesday, 23rd December we will continue to only stay open to support all those guests who are permitted to travel.

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Paston Suite at the Maids Head Hotel

Maids Head Suites

We have four beautiful, individually designed suites to choose between

Paston Suite
Head Chef Magic in WinePress Restaurant

2 AA Rosette WinePress Restaurant

Head Chef, Magic, finalist in the Craft Guild of Chef's National Chef of the Year competition

Magic's Story
The Filby Suite at the Maids Head Hotel

Maids Head Junior Suite

We have eight beautiful, individually designed junior suites to choose between

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Afternoon Tea in WinePress Restaurant at Maids Head Hotel

Traditional Afternoon Tea

Enjoy our award winning afternoon tea in the comfort of our lounges. Takeaway afternoon tea available on Valentine's weekend and Mothering Sunday

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Our new Executive double rooms

Contemporary bedrooms

All 84 ensuite bedrooms have their own unique charm and character

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Welcome to Maids Head Hotel

Following the latest Government’s announcement we are staying open for those travellers whose journeys are essential. Please read our Blog page for full details. We are proud to deliver Norfolk’s finest for hospitality and for the comfort of our guests, we will also be providing room service of both full English breakfast along with a hearty supper menu, all delivered safely to their bedroom door

The award winning Maids Head Hotel is known to be the oldest hotel in the UK, dating back over 800 years. Perfectly located in the centre of Norwich with it’s own large car park, this independent, AA 4 star silver hotel, boasts charm and an abundance of character. Walk through its doors and embrace the welcoming splendour of a traditional and historical hotel which today boasts contemporary elegance. Providing excellent service, the hotel is ideally located with the whole of the fine City of Norwich on our doorstep. The Hotel also provides the perfect base to explore Norfolk.

Over the past six years, the Maids Head Hotel has embarked on a multi-million pound investment with our guests at the heart of every decision made, this has currently included all our 84 bedrooms, along with our Reception, comfortable lounges and the addition of our brand new Bentley Showroom

In March 2019 the Maids Head won both Best Independent Hotel and Investing in the Future at the EDP Norfolk and Suffolk Tourism Awards

Our 2 AA Rosette restaurant, the WinePress, will delight you with mouthwatering dishes using seasonal produce sourced from local producers, combined with our extensive wine list. Head Chef, Magic, finalist in this years Craft Guild of Chef’s, National Chef of the Year competition.

Step back in time and sample a local beer, wine, gin or even vodka in our Jacobean bar, a beautiful oak lined bar and delightful Snug which is believed to be one of the oldest bars in the area, or kick back and relax in one of our contemporary lounges. Alternatively, indulge in a treatment offered by our onsite beauty salon, Best Beauty.

Visit the Hotel which features in CJ Sansom’s latest novel, Tombland, which again features his Lawyer, Matthew Shardlake, who “stays” at the Maids Head during his investigations at the time of Kett’s Rebellion and fully embrace the Fine City of Norwich.

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Luxury Suites

Junior Suites

The Rooms

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Our guests are at the heart of everything we do and the focus of our future. We pride ourselves on providing excellent customer service, fantastic food, exemplary rooms and attention to detail in all aspects of our hotel that will make you want to return again and again.

These are just a few of our most recent reviews on tripadvisor. Visit our page on Tripadvisor to find out more.

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The WinePress Restaurant

The WinePress Restaurant proudly achieved it’s second AA rosette in April 2016.

As well as the a la carte menu, we offer a pre-bookable 5 course tasting menu. Each dish is paired with a complementary wine from our extensive list to offer a delightful dining experience.

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Weddings

The Maids Head Hotel offers a unique setting for the perfect wedding. With beautiful reception rooms, mouth watering catering, caring, attentive and professional wedding planners. We provide the key ingredients to make your perfect day, the most memorable and special occasion.

Our qualified wedding planner will help plan and arrange every aspect of your wedding day. With our experience and attention to detail, we can tailor make your day according to your bespoke requirements.

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Meetings and Events

Our location – right in the heart of Norwich – makes The Maids Head Hotel the ideal venue to host your event. Our 8 versatile event rooms offer great flexibility enabling the hotel to cater for everything from intimate private dinners in our Snug, through to corporate events and black tie balls.

Each room has its own charm & character and is equipped with the latest technical facilities. All event rooms benefit from natural daylight and air conditioning. The Maids Head has ample complimentary car parking on site and is ideally located for a wide variety of events, including exhibitions, product launches, interviews, auctions as well as meetings, conferences and breakfast meetings, lunches, dinners as well as weddings.

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The Blog

From Boxing Day we will stay open for all those with permitted reasons to travel

23rd December 2020

We are staying open to support all those who need to travel for permitted reasons, see the Government website for full details. This includes those guests who are travelling for business related purposes, or to attend wakes, elite sporting athletes. Please do get in touch with us if you are unsure, 01603 209955 and we will be happy to advise, or email [email protected] Read more »

Best Beauty

Best Beauty Pamper Package

Best Beauty provide a full range of beauty treatments in a contemporary, chic and welcoming space. Located at the Hotel, the Salon offers a variety of treatments, ranging from those designed to relax and nourish you, to the more everyday essential treatments. Sophie and Leanne offer some of the very best treatments in Norfolk, including massages, facials, manicures, pedicures & waxing.

To make a booking, or to find out more, call 01603 628840, or email [email protected]. Alternatively visit their website bestbeautynorwich.co.uk.

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