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Dartford
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 11 November 2012

This was our second visit to Church Gates, a lovely night away to celebrate our wedding anniversary. It gives you everything you could wish for in a Kentish village B&B, a quaint and homely stay in the centre of Cranbrook. Joe and David are fantastic hosts, making you feel very welcome and happily imparting knowledge or where to visit and... More 

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Hilversum
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38 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2012

We had the 'suite' and although we find it difficult to shower in the bathtub and the warm water supply was a tiny stream, we really enjoyed our stay. The bed was big and comfortable, the breakfast all you can eat and wish for. The hosts are very friendly, the location is good. Parking just around the corner. The George... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2012

We stayed in the twin room with the lovely bath room attached. The welcome was friendly and our charming hosts David and Joe did everything they could to make our stay comfortable. We hired them for a guided your around both Sissinghurst and The Great Dixter gardens. We learned a lot and filled our cameras with all the beauty! They... More 

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surrey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2012

Lovely old house, with a super en-suite room. Charming hosts, friendly, welcoming, and helpful. Tilly, their rescue cat added to the charm. Breakfast was excellent. Not easy to find as their website has not been updated, and there are no parking facilities, but free parking just up the road. Thoroughly recommended.

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Oslo
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Reviewed 10 November 2011

Stayed with a friend for 2 nights in April some years ago (2008). Lovely old house. Our bathroom had an old oak-floor, and my friend decided that was excactly what she would have on the floors in her own house. Nice breakfast. Nice hosts. We went for a walk to Sissinghurst gardens, and our host made us a little hand-made... More 

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Leamington Spa
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Reviewed 9 November 2011

I stayed for work but this would make an amazing B&B for a romantic weekend away. Really beautiful rooms. Very friendly staff and very helpful. I left something in the room which they were more than happy to post back to me. Excellent costumer service.

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Apollo Bay, Australia
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Reviewed 28 October 2011

We had a lovely three nights at Church Gates. Joe was a wonderful host and provided the most delicious breakfasts of fresh fruit, cereals and cooked breakfasts if desired. The house itself is delightfully old and creaky, filled with lovely antiques and books. Our room had a very comfortable large bed and the deep bathtub in the bathroom was a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2011

We spent two nights here, in the en-suite room with a very large and comfortable bed and a fabulous library of gardening books to peruse. I also loved the spacious bathroom with a lovely deep tub to soak in. Beautiful situation in the middle of Cranbrook with a wonderful view of the church. Breakfast was magnificent, with local fresh fruit,... More 

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5 Thank janice-garden-lover
Troy, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2011

Joe and David are wonderful hosts! The room was comfortable and both Joe and David are such friendly, inviting people. I loved the fact that Joe was willing to make me fabulous blueberry pancakes since I do not eat eggs. Cranbrook is a lovely village and as an American, my father and I felt very welcomed to the UK by... More 

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Worcester
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23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2011

Cranbrook is an ideal location to visit Sissinghurst and Great Dixter, plus a raft of other tourist sites. Church Gates is very homely and Joe provides a warm welcome. The house is beautiful, full of charm and character. The rooms are comfortable. The breakfast was excellent.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Church Gates is a charming 16th Century historic listed house in the heart of Cranbrook. Joe and David will spoil you with their renowned hospitality, local knowledge and wonderful breakfasts served on Spode china by the inglenook fireplace. Bedrooms have a bohemian air with antique furnishings and views out to the floodlit church tower and medieval Stone Street. Church Gates is conveniently located in the middle of Cranbrook, within walking distance of lively cafes, great restaurants, traditional pubs and speciality shopping. Set in the leafy High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Sissinghurst and Great Dixter Gardens and many other historic attractions are just a short drive away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Church Gates

Address: Church Gates Stone Street, Cranbrook TN17 3HA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Cranbrook
Price Range: ₹ 4,736 - ₹ 7,319 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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Church Gates Cranbrook, Kent
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“All rooms are very nice!”
 of 5 bubbles M00nchild, 8 Jun 2015 | Read review
“There are two rooms and they're both beautiful but my fav is the room with the roll top bath!”
 of 5 bubbles Clemclom, 3 Nov 2014 | Read review
“The guest house was very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 535carolef, 27 Aug 2014 | Read review
“The ensuite room overlooks the church yard and is bigger but both are lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles Sue_Allen2, 27 Apr 2014 | Read review
“En-suite recommended for traditional bathing experience!”
 of 5 bubbles DaveH784, 11 Nov 2012 | Read review
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