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Maidstone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great to see that the present landlord and landlady have really turned this business around since the previous owners left and developed a well run and inviting establishment. The food is excellent and the ambience terrific. Well worth a visit.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Such a beautiful building, cosy and welcoming. We had a wonderful meal during which we enjoyed live music. Helen and Eric were warm and friendly, we very much felt at home. The room was spacious, clean and beautifully decorated. Breakfast was excellent with plenty of choice and superbly cooked. I most definitely would visit again.

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a wonderful place. I went here for a Sunday Lunch and, despite never having been here before, received a very warm welcome, almost as if I was an old friend. Architecturally, this is an ancient building with references to circa 1614. The food was excellent and I was tempted into three courses when I would usually settle for two....

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Six of us booked for Sunday lunch last week. The dining room is fabulous, service exactly right, neither rushed nor too long between courses, waiter very helpful - and good sense of humour! We all had three courses and the food was excellent, all of a very high standard. Lovely surroundings for a special occasion or just a really good...

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Folkestone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 November 2016

We had two for one offer at Abbots fireside hotel for Sunday lunch , I must say very impressed with location. On arrival we were shown to our table extremely well laid out , we were treated extremely well drinks plenty to chose from , I had mushroom and tarragon soup omg it was the best , wife had prawn...

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Thank dave c
Canterbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Visited for a local event wiyh a gret tasting menu.and wines very good value for money. Certainly worth a visit for food. Cannot comment on accommodation as did not stay. Good service and a lovely dog In attendance!

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Barham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The Abbot's fireside is not only a lovely little hotel it is also an excellent restaurant. myself my wife and two friends enjoyed the most wonderful evening there. The building exudes atmosphere, the staff are great and the food was delicious. Give it a try and i guarantee that you will want to return, James Stewart

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Hastings, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We were looking for a weekend away with a trip to Canterbury. I found this beautiful 15th century Hotel. I cannot recommend this enough. The staff greeted us by opening the door on arrival. Nothing was too much trouble. The Hotel was so interesting with a lot of history. The rooms were so delightful, each one very different and big...

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Thank sueday100
Kent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Beautiful place and lovely hosts. We stayed for one night in the Richmond room, which was full of charm and character but with all mod cons. Dinner in the restaurant was superb and we made the most of the late September sunshine and had our delicious breakfast served outside. We were really impressed with the welcome and service we received...

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Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

After visiting several venues in the area looking for somewhere to get married, we decided upon the newly re-opened Abbot's Fireside. From the moment we booked the, Helen listened to what we wanted and created a tailor made package for us. I stayed at the hotel the night before the wedding and enjoyed a lovely breakfast before our girls and...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service

Additional Information about Abbot's Fireside Hotel

Address: High Street, Elham CT4 6TD, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Elham
Price Range: ₹ 4,983 - ₹ 11,195 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Abbot's Fireside Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Avoid the attic on a hot summer night. (Nelson room)”
 of 5 bubbles PennySMitchell, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Front rooms over the High Street and opposite the pub,(noisy on turn-out.) Bus stops outside at 7am!! But I did have my window open.”
 of 5 bubbles helenmR6253LL, 6 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Lovely ex-RAC club beds, always good to see where these things turn up!”
 of 5 bubbles 88RickyT, 3 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Lovely hotel, but if you have problems with mobility I would not stay as the ceilings are low and the stairs narrow and floors uneven.”
 of 5 bubbles 538beckyt, 22 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Stay in Canterbury centre!!”
 of 5 bubbles ursulaSidcup, 20 Jul 2015 | Read review
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