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Bijou Abode - Chaucer House

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15 The Friars, Canterbury CT1 2AS, England
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

We stayed for one night (Sat 5th Sept) to celebrate our anniversary. I had read previous trip advisor reports. I must report I experienced no problems at all. We enjoyed the cream tea on arrival and also the breakfast the next morning. Its a lovely well decorated house in a great location. Quiet but very central. No complaints at all.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Overall we had a great one night stay in the Upper Circle room of this lovely house. The house is old so expect a few creaks and a very slight air of dampness common to all these very old properties (not helped by the fact that you can't open the bedroom window). Bed extremely comfortable, nice linen, bathroom really has... More 

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Thank NerjafanUk
London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

I booked this for our anniversary back in April. I have a confirmation number and turned up around 5pm to check in. The owner had double booked us and informed us that there was no room for us. He said he had tried to contact us, however no emails or phone records have been found. He obviously took a higher... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Stayed in the Circle room for 1 night..... The house is at the end of a terrace of about 3 properties, right opposite, and I mean Bang opposite the steps to the Marlowe Theatre. The key code to open the door worked as instructed at 1445. It felt like you were walking into someone else's house. A nice entrance hall... More 

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Thank SRands78
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

My parents booked this for my husband and I on our wedding night last September. We arrived with our door code to find it didn't work. Rang the contact number we were given to be told we had no room booked! My husband explained that we had the confirmation email with door entry code and the name of room we... More 

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Telford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015 via mobile

Great location, lovely house. Room at first glance looked amazing, nice big bed, lovely furniture & bathroom had the wow factor! Until you look at details :-( as we unpacked we found some clothes left by the previous occupants of the room & when lay on bed there was an unpleasant smell. The bedding whilst looked clean had a musty... More 

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2 Thank Donna S
Kent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Stayed one night as a birthday treat. We stayed in the circle room on first floor after having it changed from upper circle room due to previous occupants having a late check out. On arrival keypad entry worked and we were impressed with the whole house. Room was large and bed was huge and very comfy! The bathroom had the... More 

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1 Thank Sarah M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 via mobile

We stayed in the Upper Circle room which we loved it hits sumptuous bed and roll top bath. The location is great, really central and parking is no problem. Would stay again and recommend it to friends.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Stayed for one night to enable us to attend a performance at the Marlow Theatre, perfect location able to nip back in the interval! Slight hiccup on arrival as pin pad initially did not work and the ordered parking permit not in room as arranged, fortunately we did take the owners telephone number with us and things were sorted. As... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Unmanned means the period house is not as welcoming as warm as it could a have been but is good to relax in the whole house if you book 2 rooms. Love the touch of a cream tea left in the fridge and that you can help yourself to tea and coffee in the kitchen. Period house but with modern... More 

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