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Photo of Felix Hotel

Felixstowe Felix Hotel

also traded as as: Galleon Bar

historical era: mid 20th century

opened 1897?

closed 1952

Cobbold Rd

grid reference TM 307 346

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last updated 12/03/2017

The Felix Hotel Closed in 1950 or 1951. However part of the building was opened up as the Galleon Bar in 1952 and that lasted until 1966. The rest of the building was used as offices and conference facilities and is now called Harvest House.

It appears on the 1902 OS map as the Balmoral Hotel. Apparently this was what it was originally going to be called, but at the last moment it got called the Felix Hotel instead.

The 1904 Woodbridge licensing records show that the Felix's license was issued in 1897.


(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)

(** historic book information from Bob Mitchell)