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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sean and Corinna are excellent hosts and extremely welcoming. When we arrived they had left us fresh bread, coffee and home-made marmalade, and continued to provide us with fresh bread (also home-made and delicious) for the entirety of our stay. The accommodation itself is cosy and beautifully presented, and set in Sean and Corinna's equally beautiful garden. We were looking...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived last-minute at Godwin House and without a booking. Regardless, the proprietor Sean fitted us in with good humour and little effort, all the while providing helpful information about sites to visit and eats in the area. The self-contained accomodation was a lovely mixture of rustic charm and modern convenience, and breakfast was sensational, including home-made bread! We couldn't...

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Budapest, Hungary
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We hugely enjoyed our two days in Sean and Corinna's beautiful and elegant cottage. Thank you for the homemade bread, tipsy marmalade and charcuterie breakfast. You are the most thoughtful and generous hosts and we very much appreciated the taxi service option on Friday night. Thank you both for making everything so special.

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Sean H, Owner at Godwin House, responded to this review

We enjoyed having you here and thank you for your kind words. We look forward to seeing you again- we need to finish our interesting discussions.

Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Wonderful hosts, Sean and Corinna and a beautiful setting. The Garden House was very clean, very homely and stocked with breakfast bits and a loaf of Sean's home-made bread each morning. A range of local walks and excellent pubs. Highly recommended!

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 January 2017

My wife and I spent a blissful, child-free weekend at Godwin House in January. We stayed in the garden cottage which was superb - spotlessly clean, beautifully furnished, with a roomy bathroom, a great serve-yourself breakfast which included home made bread and delicious home-made marmalade, and very comfortable bed. It's situated in a lovely corner of Kent, ideal for exploring...

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Southwell, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Visited Godwin House at the beginning of October with friends. All of us felt that we had made a good choice. The two rooms were contrasting but both excellent in their own way. We were in the Oast House which had lots of character and history which Sean described very interestingly when we arrived. Our friends were in the Garden...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 September 2016

We recently returned from 4 nights and this lovely country B&B, staying in the garden cottage room. We were welcomed with tea and cake in the stunning garden and an offer to book us a local recommended pub for food that night. The place is astonishingly well equipped with every last detail thought through. Great selection of teas and cafetiere...

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Geilenkirchen, Germany
Reviewed 18 July 2016

We came to Kent for a short break and booked the Oast House for our accommodation. It is a great place to sleep, decorated great and the owners are a wonderful couple. We were greeted upon arrival and were shown the Oast house. It is nothing we had ever seen or slept in before... It turned out to be a...

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 July 2016

We had a lovely weekend away staying in the Oast House which is a integral part of the history of the area. Sean and Corina were wonderful hosts providing freshly baked bread each morning. The garden is beautiful and the area very pleasant for walks.

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Liphook, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 June 2016

I recently stayed for 2 nights in the lovely Garden Room at Godwin House with my mother. The room is very comfortable, full of character and excellent attention to detail. There were fresh flowers on the table, super-comfy beds and a spacious and cosily warm bathroom. The breakfast was delicioius and we were very impressed with the home-made marmalade and...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
You are invited to bed and breakfast at our Tudor home in the heart of the Weald of Kent. Godwin House, is an Elizabethan farmhouse built in 1580 and, set in lovely grounds minutes from ancient Cranbrook and Sissinghurst. You can choose between two luxurious en suite rooms - stylish Garden Cottage or our beautiful, unique Oast House, the oldest in England, a 16th Century building rebuilt in 1740. Garden Cottage with its peg tiled roof and weatherboarding is pure Kentish style. Exposed beams and antique furniture create a welcoming and interesting space, relaxing and private. Godwin’s Oast House is special. There’s nowhere like it. You are in the heart of Kent’s history and rural life but with en-suite comfort,fine furnishings, king sized sleigh bed and mod cons. Breakfast is the best of local produce with home baked bread fresh on the day served in our Tudor Morning Room in the house overlooking the views in this designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Godwin House

Address: Godwin House Tenterden Road, Cranbrook TN17 3PA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Cranbrook
Price Range: ₹ 7,884 - ₹ 8,050 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
Also Known As:
Godwin House Cranbrook, Kent
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“The garden cottage is roomier than the Oast House, but the latter is probably more characterful. Both are fantastic places to stay.”
OliverS784, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
“family hosted accommodation (B&B) offers highest level service, hospitality and attractivity of surrounding environment.”
W3968BDroberts, 5 Aug 2015 | Read review
“The Garden Room was perfect for the two of us, in our seventies.”
janpH8921BZ, 17 Jul 2015 | Read review
“The Garden House has romantic views on the garden”
ellicks, 21 Jun 2015 | Read review
“We were in the Oast House; there was a Garden Room as well.”
PeterDesmond, 27 May 2015 | Read review
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