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Thank you so much for all the love and support you have shown us and we very much look forward to welcoming you all back

As Government guidelines change on Monday, July 19th, we wish to reassure you that we will be continuing with all the excellent measures we have put into place over the past year to help keep both out fabulous guests and fantastic staff safe and well

A massive thank you to everyone who has supported us over these last months, we are incredibly grateful. We are thoroughly enjoying welcoming our guests back to stay and to dine with us and getting back to doing what we all love to do best.

The wellbeing of all our guests and staff are our priority and we will continue to be committed to rigorously updating our risk assessments in order to provide that all important peace of mind.

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Newly Refurbished Rooms Opened During English Tourism Week

Christine Malcolm , General Manager, Maids Head unveils the newly refurbished rooms with the Lord Mayor of Norwich, Councillor David Fullman and Sheriff of Norwich David Walker.

During English Tourism Week in March, we opened a series of newly refurbished rooms in the oldest part of the hotel and unveiled a photograph of our late Victorian owner, Walter Rye.

General Manager, Christine Malcolm was joined by the Lord Mayor of Norwich, Councillor David Fullman and the Sheriff of Norwich David Walker to declare the refurbished rooms open for business.

The rooms feature the innovative capillary mat heating system, which has so far been added to 46 rooms. The temperature is controlled using the Ipad’s which feature in every room.

Peter Rye and the Lord Mayor of Norwich, Councillor David Fullman, with the photograph of Walter Rye

We also welcomed Peter Rye and his wife Julie to the hotel. Peter is greatgrandson of Walter Rye, owner of the Maids Head from 1889-95 and Mayor of Norwich from 1908-09. Walter Rye was key to securing the future of the most historic parts of the hotel like the courtyard, snug and bar, but also acquired property on Tombland and expanded the hotel, giving it a firm footing opposite the Cathedral.

Peter Rye unveiled a photograph of Walter Rye,  located in reception. The photograph shows Walter in his Mayoral robes. Walter was the last Mayor of Norwich. His successor became Lord Mayor of Norwich, a title gifted to the city by King Edward VII.

 

 

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