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The historic Maids Head has sadly had to close it's doors

It is with a very heavy heart that we announced the closure of The Maids Head Hotel following the Government advise on Tuesday, 24th March, for what potentially is the first time in the Hotel's incredible 800 year history. We will initially remain closed until the end of April, but we will keep you updated as soon as we have some good news to share. Find out more in our blog post.

Norfolk First for Maids Head Hotel Guest Services

Norfolk First for Maids Head Hotel

Guests at the Maids Head Hotel now have the latest iRiS guest services paper free app in their bedrooms. The iPad based system, a first for a hotel in Norfolk, gives guests the opportunity to reserve a table in the restaurant and order their meal, order drinks at the bar, book taxis, check airport departure boards, browse the internet, get the latest information on events and culture in Norwich and days out in Norfolk and much more.

The app will also soon include the environmental control switch for bedrooms in the older part of the hotel, when the new heat pump based heating and cooling system is commissioned.

Christine Malcolm, General Manager, the Maids Head Hotel said: “We are very excited about our new iRiS guest services app. The old information folders have been removed from the bedrooms and guests now have the latest technology to plan their stay at the hotel, and order food and drink and other guest services from the comfort of their room. We are proud of our heritage and claim to be the oldest hotel in the UK, but are very keen to meet the expectations of guests in the 21st century. The iRiS app, combined with our new heating and cooling system in the old part of the hotel, bathroom refurbishment in the newer part of the hotel, and improvements to our public lounges and toilets is all part of ensuring that the hotel combines a contemporary feel with it’s wonderful heritage.”

“We’re very happy to be working with the Maids Head Hotel on this project to bring cutting edge hospitality technology to the oldest hotel in the UK. Our solutions will enable guests to enjoy the hotel’s unique surroundings in the most modern and convenient way.” said Felicia Nekmouche, Account Manager at iRiS Software Systems.

Photograph: Linzi Rawson, Sales Manager, Maids Head Hotel with an iPad demonstrating the new iRiS system.

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