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Hootinerary Favourites: Gable End Hotel in Great Yarmouth

Team Hoo
16th July 2021

In the quieter part of Great Yarmouth, you will find the Gable End Hotel. With many flocking to this seaside town for fun, thrills and excitement, this hotel is close to all of it and allows you to have the best of both worlds, both busy and peaceful. 

Gable End Hotel

Spread out over three floors, providing 16 guest rooms to choose from, the Gable End Hotel faces the sea in Great Yarmouth giving the perfect views to wake up to. Having been built in 1902, the Gable End Hotel is situated in the quieter part of Great Yarmouth. It boasts access to the beach and is close to Great Yarmouth Horse Racing and is across the road from acres of park, which is home to Venetian Waterways. 

The Gable End Hotel interiors

Gable End Hotel feels like an old-fashioned English inn with large bay windows and original old wooden ceiling beams. Taking you back through history, while decorated with a fresh and contemporary style, using rich wood and blue walls accent each room as it brings warmth and life to the place. 

A family previously ran Gable End Hotel for several years before it changed hands in 2019 and is now part of the Formosa Groups. The friendly service and comfort remain true to this day. The staff at the Gable End Hotel wish to make all of your stresses fade away. 

Because it is far away from the hustle and bustle, you’re guaranteed peace and relaxation, whether you wish to retire to your room or sit downstairs in the restaurant and bar. With home comforts and family favourites on the menu, and a wide range of drinks, having a quiet night in doesn’t have to seem like a struggle. 

The Gable End Hotel in Great Yarmouth

Prices per night range from £50 at the Gable End Hotel, with deals for those wishing to stay for more consecutive nights if booked through the hotel. 

Amenities of Gable End Hotel 

All rooms have en-suite with shower rooms, televisions with Freeview channels, and hospitality trays at the Gable End Hotel. Upon request, guests can have hairdryers, travel costs, mini-fridges and alarm clocks. Daily newspapers are available, as well as family rooms and suites with daily housekeeping. 

Throughout Gable End Hotel, there is Wi-Fi available, and there is also car parking available onsite and street parking if this is full. Downstairs, the pub and restaurant offer home-cooked meals in the evening, and all guests can receive a full English breakfast in the morning. 

English Breakfast at the Gable End Hotel

It currently has a good rating and is rated highly for comfort and value, popular amongst couples, singles and families. 

What’s Close By To Gable End Hotel

If you're wondering what is around Gable End Hotel, here are some of the closest and best places to visit in Great Yarmouth. 

The Waterways

The Waterways in Great Yarmouth

Just across the road are The Waterways, comprising of the Venetian Waterways. Having been set up in 1919 to help relieve the distress caused by the war, it is still a popular place for wildlife and nature conservation. While popular with ducks and birds, it is a tranquil place you can visit, choosing to either wander, enjoy the greenery or take a ride on the water. It has an onsite café, making it the perfect place for a cup of tea and a cake.

Great Yarmouth Race Course

Great Yarmouth Race Course is a historical racing venue on the Norfolk coast that hosts events all year round. The first recorded race happened more than 300 years ago in 1715, and to this day hosts family days, race days and festivals. It is only a 4-minute drive from Gable End Hotel and, through the summer, hosts regular events. 

The Pleasure Beach

Pleasure Beach in Great Yarmouth

Just a short walk from Barons Court, Great Yarmouth’s Pleasure Beach has rides and thrills for all. Having always been a firm favourite for generations, it has the famous Pleasure Beach Rollercoaster which provides views of the beach and town and favourites such as dodgems, cups and saucers. Dog-friendly and rides for all ages, it’s a fun-packed day out for all and a must-visit when you’re in Great Yarmouth. 

Hippodrome Circus

The Hippodrome Circus in Great Yarmouth

Only a 19-minute walk away, Hippodrome Circus puts on world-class shows all year round. From Christmas specials to Pirate Live up to Summer Circus and Water Spectacular. This historic hippodrome is one of Britain’s last remaining total circus buildings, having been built in 1903 and has become a monument in Great Yarmouth. 

Great Yarmouth Beach

Great Yarmouth beach

With 15-miles of beach to explore, the Great Yarmouth Beach is a must-visit and right at the end of the street of Barons Court Hotel. This sandy beach has been a favourite for many brits throughout the years—a great place to relax, dip into the sea and right on the hotel's doorstep. 

Joyland Children’s Fun Park

Perfect for families, young and old, Joyland Children’s Fun Park was opened in 1949 and has brought joy to lives since. Rides include the world-famous snails and tyrolean tub twist, as well as other favourites. In 2003, an American themed eatery opened called Diner, allowing views of the seafront. Currently, there are even more continuous developments and refurbishments going on. 

Great Yarmouth has been the place to be for years, decades even. With the seafront and piers standing the true test of time, as well as the quaint Gable End Hotel. A stay at this hotel guarantees a quiet night’s sleep while still providing access to the busy seafront, making it the perfect choice if you’re after a stress-free, peaceful and relaxing break with views of the sea and the water gardens.


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