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Ratling Farmhouse B&B

Ratling Road | Aylesham, Canterbury CT3 3HL, England
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Ratling Farmhouse B&B
Ranked #13 of 71 Canterbury B&B and Inns
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

We stayed here recently having travelled to Kent for a family funeral. I'd asked for a "late supper on arrival" and expected a bit of soup and bread - we were treated to hearty homemade soup & rolls, with pears poached in red wine to follow - really excellent cooking going on there..as was the case with breakfast. Perfectly poached... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014 via mobile

Chris and Dave are first class hosts, food surroundings and company are second to none. The farmhouse makes for a cosy and sumptuous stay. They even roast their own blends of fresh coffee which we took away with us. Well done both of you can't wait to return!!

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

We spent three mid week days at Ratling Farmhouse and I would highly recommend giving it a try. With David you have got the perfect host, you get a warm welcome when you arrive and help with your bags and during the stay he would always go the extra mile to make you feel at home. We found that the... More

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da Casarsa della Delizia-Pn
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

We stayed at Ratling Farmhouse B&B last September. We can say that home and landlord were amazing. Room was lovely, bathroom very comfortable and breakfast to remember (with mostly local food). Any way, all the interiors are really so pleasantly furnished and decorated: a feast for who (like us) love vintage and antiques. You would not go away. Unfortunately we... More

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

We have now stayed at Ratling Farmhouse two times and loved every minute of both visits. David is an excellent host and made us feel really welcome. On our most recent trip he greeted us at the door, helped bring the cases up to the room and then made us feel right at home with a welcome pot of tea... More

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Sydney, Australia
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6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

We hired the self-catering cottage and had a wonderful week. It is beautifully and comfortably furnished, sparkling clean with everything you need supplied, except food but the farm shop down the road has that, and more. Make sure you visit the farm shop as soon as you arrive - you won't believe how lovely it is. Have your breakfast in... More

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Amsterdam
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11 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013

We stayed here in March 2012 in the cottage (as opposed to the B&B). The location is beautiful and very quiet and tranquil. The farmhouse and cottage are set in beautiful gardens, complete with pond, fruit trees, ducks, chickens and geese. The cottage its self is very cosy, with a high standard of fixtures and fittings. The fully fitted kitchen... More

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Winchester, England
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18 reviews 18 reviews
18 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2012

This is simply the best - in all aspects Ratling Farm House meets or exceeds what you might wish for in a B&B. The farmhouse is lovely, and you are made very welcome. It is clean, comfortable, in an ideal location for visiting east Kent, and your host, David, produces food to die for, much of it being home grown... More

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Lambourn, Berkshire
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

From the moment I booked 2 nights over the August Bank Holiday weekend to the moment we left, our stay was absolutely perfect. The location, room and cake on the lawn when we arrived were all superb.....with the home cooked breakfast being one of the best I have ever tasted......our hosts were wonderful and have created a superb place to... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2012

We stayed here overnight on our way to France (only 20 mins drive to the Eurotunnel terminal) and it was a wonderful start to our holiday. The farmhouse was warm and cosy and we were particularly appreciative of the roaring fire in the living room on what was a wet and windy Jubilee weekend! Our room was luxurious, beautifully decorated... More

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Additional Information about Ratling Farmhouse B&B

Address: Ratling Road | Aylesham, Canterbury CT3 3HL, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Canterbury
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Ranked #13 of 71 B&Bs / Inns in Canterbury
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Ratling Farmhouse is a 14th century farmhouse set in undulating Kentish farmland, yet close to the Cathedral city of Canterbury and Channel Tunnel. All rooms have private bathrooms, are heavuly beamed and enjoy delightful rural views. Guests have a private sitting room and library with a wood burning stove. Full English breakfast included and Dinner by arrangement in the lovely dining room. ... more   less 

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