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The Salutation

Knightrider Street | Kent, Sandwich, England
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  • The Secret Gardens of Sandwich
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  • 4 star hotel
  • Free Parking
Reviewed 14 December 2016
Stunning house in a beautiful town
We stayed for one night but wished we had stayed for longer... more
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Chalfont St. Giles, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A birthday treat turned nightmare. We were not informed at point of booking or in the long run in-between booking and stay that the restaurant was closed. Having booked particularly to experience the hotel in particular a meal out in the local pub was not what we had driven over 2 hours for. The receptionist was understanding and agreed that...

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jonl70, Guest Relations Manager at The Salutation, responded to this review

Thankyou for taking the time to post your comments . Since 1st December 2016, a new management team has been in place at The Salutation and a full scale refurbishment is also underway. We are extremely disappointed to hear that your experience here in back in October did not meet your expectations, and that you did not enjoy your birthday...

Essex, England
Reviewed 14 December 2016

We stayed for one night but wished we had stayed for longer. Having read some unfavourable reviews we were a little concerned as to what we might find but we were thrilled with our whole experience. We stayed in William which we understand was the best room in the house overlooking the lovely gardens, and it didn't disappoint with its...

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London
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed in knight rider cottage with my partner and friends, such a treat. The views from the cottage are beautiful, we looked on to the frosty gardens and the church in sandwich. Knightrider cottage is stunning, and worked well for us as a group. We went out to eat in sandwich, a lovely town. And had drinks afterwards in the...

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london
Reviewed 12 December 2016

We had a big family visit, and chose to recommend the Salutation to them (12 in total!) for their 3 night stay. We knew it would be hard to find somewhere that could accommodate everyone in one place, but the Salutation didn't disappoint. The whole group were thrilled with their rooms, especially the ones in the main house. My brother...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 December 2016

My husband and I stayed for 2 nights last week. Beautiful house, stunning gardens and we met and chatted to Steve the gardener, who was so knowledgeable. Stayed in "Henry" room, which had a lovely view, and thoroughly enjoyed drinks in the bar both evenings.The hotel is under new management, and they couldn't have cared more about our stay or...

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Amersham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

This was a delightful experience, Sandwich is a delightful little town with a lovely restaurant nearby in the George and Dragon. The hotel is historic yet beautifully kept, the Henry room was spacious and characterful with a massive bathroom and the breakfast was very well executed and served with professionalism. A great short stay!

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Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Where do we start ? ..... my daughter booked me a one night stay as a birthday present , she paid over £200 for the st Michaels room as I am a huge gogglebox fan . Steph and Dom apparently haven't lived here for over 3 years now and the place is run by very young and inexperienced staff ,...

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Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

It's a beautiful grade 1 listed building. So bucket loads of charm . Our room ' Edwin ' was spacious , clean and comfortable. It even overlooked the gardens. The staff were great not checking up on you every 5 mins . The Salutation doesn't have a restaurant at the moment so it just provides breakfast. Though local eateries are...

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Reviewed 17 October 2016

We stayed here for two nights, the whole place looked like it hadn't been cleaned, the oatmeal on the floor of the dining room was there when we arrived and still there when we left; as were the full ashtrays on the table on the terrace. Our room was a nice size but there was mould in the shower and...

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Waihi, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Its such a shame, had this place in my favourites to visit.Visited end of Sept end of our holiday from NZ & wished we hadn't. Room really dirty, torn bed linen, shower that wouldn't drain away, open tea bags, instant coffee & not cheap.Bad internet & noisy rooms. The staff are friendly but very young & have no idea of...

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Salutation is perhaps one of the finest places to stay in Kent. With eight new beautiful bedrooms in the Salutation manor house and nine beautiful bedrooms within three charming self-contained cottages which feature a fully-fitted kitchen, spacious living areas and a complimentary bar, The Salutation accommodation provides a truly bespoke, relaxing and eloquent stay. Every room is furnished with duck down pillows and duvets and sumptuous Egyptian cotton sheets for a relaxing night's stay, and many overlook the glorious three-and-a-half acres of Lutyens and Jekyll gardens. Expect nothing but the highest standards and exceptional service when staying at any one of the properties and enjoy full access to The award-winning Secret Gardens of Sandwich, located to the rear of the main house. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Salutation

Address: Knightrider Street | Kent, Sandwich, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Sandwich
Price Range: ₹ 10,919 - ₹ 28,663 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Salutation 4.5*
Number of rooms: 17
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“Henry room is lovely”
 of 5 bubbles jennotwork, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Check which floor your on.”
 of 5 bubbles carolv91, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Choose somewhere else until new management in place.”
 of 5 bubbles Josh049, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“as far away from the main house as possible”
 of 5 bubbles travelgirl2007_7, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Henry room was beautiful but a bit dirty and could hear everything in the lounge area”
 of 5 bubbles annac500, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
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