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Dog & Bear Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   The Square, Lenham ME17 2PG, England
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Ranked #2 of 3 Hotels in Lenham
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
barrythom Shaftesbury, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Shaftesbury, United Kingdom
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13 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Perhaps, unusually, I arrived by train, just 33 mins from London's St Pancras International on the HS1 to Ashford International where a slow train was conveniently waiting on the adjoining platform to take me back 2 stops (10 mins) to Lenham station and a leisurely 10 min stroll to the Dog & Bear in the village centre. (By car, Lenham... More

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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36 hotel reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a really tradtional old beamed inn with cosy bar areas. The bedrooms are comfortable and quite spacious, including both bath and shower. The room was very quiet at night. There is a large free car park at the back. The staff were solicitous and efficient. The breakfast was copious with lots of choice. My only complaint was that... More

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57 hotel reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Decent pub that has rooms. Don't go in 21. Though as there is a water pump in a cupboard behind it that is very loud and once hear it you will find it hard to sleep. Clean rooms with nice decor, food in restaurant ok and good choice for breakfast. Free Cloud wifi.

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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

didn't read enough reviews before booking so writing this review whilst the revellers in the bar downstairs talk into the evening. Not ideal for business meetings the next day. The rooms are clean but smelt very musty, the pillows in the room were most unpleasant and smelt as if they had not been washed for a while, the same as... More

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Dartford, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for 1 night for a wedding in Lenham, most of the hotel was booked out to the wedding party. Greeted within seconds on arrival and directed to room. Rooms spacious and plenty of tea and coffee. Furniture could do with update to match modern wallpaper but slept well and room had everything needed. Breakfast was lovely, choice of cooked... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We recently stayed here on route home from the Eurotunnel. We were booked elsewhere but we stayed 'elsewhere' on the way down 5 days earlier and following a bad nights sleep we decided to try and find another place. Lenham itself is a nice village and the dog and bear is pretty much in the middle . There is a... More

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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36 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

That is the question you will have to ask yourself if you wish to stay overnight in led ham . This hotel in on the Main Street, and pub visiting locals sit in the lounge underneath some of the bedrooms talking and playing snooker etc till around 11pm. There are rooms to the rear so ask for one if you... More

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8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 via mobile

Stayed for just one night to attend a wedding in the area. Lenham is a lovely small village which has retained old worlde charm. Dog & Bear right in the middle of the square was easy to find, free parking at the rear. Spotlessly clean with friendly team of staff. Lovely spacious room, tastefully done also spotlessly clean, comfy bed,... More

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Gilsland, United Kingdom
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81 reviews 81 reviews
28 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We've eaten at the Dog & Bear previously and really enjoyed it, so when we needed to stay in the area we chose to go back. As ever, the food was superb - freshly cooked and gorgeous even though we ordered about 3 minutes before the kitchen closed! The manager is friendly and helpful (other bar staff less so). Our... More

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Forster, Australia
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16 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

We were given a warm welcome and shown to our smallish but comfortable room on the first floor. The room was over the main bar entrance off the Square and, as such, we, again inadvertently, became passive smokers. To be fair, our request for an electric fan to alleviate this and the near heat-wave conditions we experienced while there, was... More

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Address: The Square, Lenham ME17 2PG, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Lenham
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Dog & Bear Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 24
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