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Colchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed here for one night after visiting Rochester Xmas market, excellent location for Rochester. House is extremely nice and Alison made us most welcome with her friendly personality. The room was,like the rest of the house, very clean and fitted out to a very high standard. Very nice walks around the nearby fields. Breakfast was very good with plenty of...

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Redhill, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great B&B with a brilliant host, Alison who couldn't do enough for you. Fresh cooked breakfast and a lovely bedroom with the most power shower that I have experienced in a B&B and even some hotels. It is a little remote, but it didn't take long to drive into Rochester and I would rather be outside of a town. Alison...

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Ashby-de-la-Zouch, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely stay, great location for the Christmas market in Rochester and for London. We had a great breakfast and couldn't fault the cleanliness of the room. The Dvd collection was vast and the breakfast was awesome. I would thoroughly recommend North Downs Barn for families and couples. Alison was also a lovely host and very friendly we...

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfectly located for North Downs Way walkers, right on the path and at a logical end-stage point, the Barn is aptly named. From the outside it is architecturally stunning and the inside is even better with a huge two-storey hall and upstairs lounge for guests in the gallery space. The lounge even has a piano. The bedrooms are spacious, comfortable...

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Thank Julie K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful gem of a place which is excellently priced, well decorated and worth the booking. Set on a narrow countryside road you feel like you are secluded even though you're 15 mins from Gravesend. The whole place is well presented and decorated and the big comfy beds give you a restful nights sleep. A warm friendly welcome...

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Thank Emanuel H
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Me and my boyfriend stayed at North Downs Barn at the beginning of October and we didn't want to leave. We had the double room with a beautiful view of the countryside and stables below. Alison was so friendly, she even gave us a lift to the station as it was tipping it down with rain when we were just...

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 October 2016

This barn is a hidden gem on the edge of a very busy commuter belt. Nothing is too much trouble. Peaceful location, extremely large airy room, very comfortable bed with super bed linen and the luxury of twin sinks in the bathroom. Wonderful hostess and super breakfast. One little comment is that the room no doubt has energy saving light...

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Amazing place! We arrived much later than planned ( due to a family emergency) but this was not a problem and we were given a really warm welcome. Rooms are absolutely beautiful, spotlessly clean and very tastefully decorated. All in room amenities are there for your comfort on- suite, tea, coffee facilities, hair dryer, Tv, bathrobe etc Breakfast is served...

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Croydon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

I stayed at North Downs Barn the night before my wedding at cooling castle. Myself my mum and bridesmaids we're delighted with the venue and Alison was so helpful and welcoming. The barn and its grounds are absolutely beautiful, it was the perfect venue for photos of the bridal preparations and I got some amazing photos in my dress at...

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Thank 90lorraine
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Love it! Alison's lovely. She let us order takeaway and provided plates and cleared away. Delicious breakfast. Rooms incredible. Everyone should go to this place. Alison was also kind in letting us in so late.

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Additional Information about North Downs Barn

Address: North Downs Barn Bush Road | Cuxton, Rochester ME2 1HF, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Rochester
Price Range: ₹ 6,585 - ₹ 7,196 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“All rooms are first class”
 of 5 bubbles Dreams28, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room 1, you will be surprised at its size.”
  • The large bedroom 1 with door to bathroom
  • The comfortable bed in room 1
  • The large bedroom 1
 of 5 bubbles DerekB866, 31 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Only one of the room has no door on bathroom but you do have a door from the bedroom which is much the same. All the rooms I have seen which is four are excellent”
 of 5 bubbles Carol635679, 22 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Just try you won't regret I had a small double but Was comfortable for a couple. I would say any of the rooms are good.”
 of 5 bubbles carolw284, 5 Jun 2014 | Read review
“They're all good! But in the Gun Room you wake up to look at the horses ( outside the room!)”
 of 5 bubbles nucleartraveller8, 23 Feb 2014 | Read review
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