A Peaceful Setting

Overlooking the River Waveney and Gillingham Marshes, the Waveney House hotel is conveniently situated in the historic market town of Beccles, Suffolk, just minutes away from Waveney Memorial Park & Crematorium, and many local churches.

Our experienced and attentive team will take care of all the arrangements for your funeral reception. Whether you want a quiet, reflective occasion or a celebration of life, our dedicated team will ensure every detail is attended to.


Function Rooms

We have a selection of 3 beautiful function rooms which offer an inviting and peaceful setting for friends and family to come together, share memories and mark the passing of a loved one.

The Waveney Suite

The Waveney Suite is the largest of our function rooms, offering a maximum capacity of 150 guests, it boasts its own private bar and lounge area.

The Waveney Lounge

Adjoining the main suite, the Waveney Lounge can be hired separately for more intimate functions of up to 25 guests. This room features its own private bar, which can be booked for a small additional fee.

The Staithe Suite

Our river-facing Staithe Suite is available for up to 60 guests. This light and airy room has direct access to the riverside terrace.


Additional Facilities

  • Private parking onsite for guests, subject to availability

  • Disabled access to all function rooms
  • Fully licensed bar

  • White linen tablecloths

  • Presentation tables and easels for memories/photographs

  • Jugs of water and glasses on all tables

  • PA system with microphone

  • Complimentary guest Wi-Fi

  • A dedicated events team to ensure everything runs smoothly

We can provide a variety of buffet menus and catering options prepared in-house on the day by our dedicated team of chefs. If you have any particular requests, we would be happy to discuss these with our head chef. Dietary requirements can also be catered for.

To ensure a memorable occasion, we also offer a number of extras such as arrival drinks, toast drinks, tea and coffee stations, pre-authorised bar tabs, projector and screen hire.

For guests travelling a distance, we can also offer up to 12 luxury bedrooms, all with en-suite bathrooms and each individually styled.

We will endeavour to ensure all your needs are catered for, and for all other requirements, we are happy to recommend local and reliable suppliers.

For further information please call us on 01502 712270 or email A member of our team will be happy to meet you, show you around the available rooms and discuss all your requirements.