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About us.

The Maids Head Hotel in Norwich is a jewel which many a City might covet for its crown. With its long history of famous guests and tradition of service to the local community, the place is filled with character that sets it apart.

As an independent hotel we pride ourselves on excellent service, attention to detail and flexibility, making our guests feel welcome and at ease whilst staying with us.

Our knowledgeable team are at hand to highlight the best places to visit whilst in Norwich and can even tell you about the history behind our fantastic hotel.

We appreciate that all our guests stay for different reasons whether business or leisure and we will be happy to assist with special requirements to make your visit more memorable.

Our beautiful hotel was originally built for the Cathedral adjacent the hotel for Bishops travelling to the area, along with noble men and influential characters of the time. Being situated by the Norman Cathedral the hotel would have played a big part in local events of the area in its earlier history and was even used as a court for local hearings. Throughout its history the hotel has been a meeting place not only for the citizens of Norwich and travellers but for political groups, civic dignitaries, Masonic lodges, clergymen’s gatherings and theatrical figures, many of which have continued to this day.

Our Chefs understand that every guest's needs are different and whilst creating our mouth-watering menus of local produce they will be happy to look after any dietary request. Our restaurant and bar staff are on hand to recommend the perfect wine to match your meal and will do so by course as required.

In addition to our bedrooms and restaurant the hotel also has 8 event rooms which can cater for up to 200 guests for weddings, banquets, and conferences. All of our event rooms have individual character, combining this with our flexible approach to events we can tailor bespoke events to match our customers’ needs.

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Free Electric Car Charging Station

Free Electric Car Charging Station

The Maids Head Hotel are pleased to announce that they have installed an electric car charging station, demonstrating the hotel’s commitment to sustainability!

All guests are welcome to use this for their electric or hybrid car.