According to reports, 14 fire engines were called to Breckland Lodge in Attleborough after the alarm went off at 9:20am.
Paul Seaman, Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service, said: “Unfortunately, Breckland Lodge will be closed for some time. It is a tragic loss for the area and hopefully we will see it being rebuilt for the future.”
“Bookings for our restaurant, coffee lounge and hotel for the next month have been immediately cancelled with an update going forward to be given over the next few days.
We will contact as many of you with bookings as possible as soon as we can.”