Maids Head Historic Hotel, Norwich

Maids Head Historic Hotel, Norwich

The Maids Head Hotel is an AA 4 star hotel in the English city of Norwich within the county of Norfolk in the United Kingdom. The hotel has been a Grade II* listed building since 26 February 1954.

The Hotel dates from the 13th century and is amalgamation of at least 6 buildings. The main façade faces on to intersection of three streets, Tombland, Wensum Street and Palace Street. The hotel has a total of 84 bedrooms all of which are en-suite. The hotel also has a mixture of meeting and conference room facilities. There is also a restaurant which is called The WinePress @ Wensum. The hotel has two bar areas. The Maids Head Bar features Jacobean Oak panelling and has been reputedly frequented by guests such as Horatio Nelson and Edith Cavell. There is also a second bar which is called the Yard Bar.

Queen Elizabeth I of England was said to have slept at the hotel in 1587. It is reportedly haunted by the ghost of an elderly man, believed to be the former mayor of the city who has been seen shaking his head in the courtyard and the ghost of a former maid, whose presence can be detected by a distinct musty lavender odour.
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Sight Name: Maids Head Historic Hotel
Sight Location: Norwich, England (See walking tours in Norwich)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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