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Sylvan Cottage

Nackington Road, Canterbury CT4 7AY, England
Sylvan Cottage
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015 via mobile

I felt compelled to write a review with the hope that some of my feedback may be taken on board. Firstly, room was absolutely beautiful and the house itself lovely. Secondly, breakfast was cooked to a very high standard. Cottage too far away from Canterbury if you are planning on easily visiting the sites/shops. Now to the main issue, our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We have stayed at the cottage a couple of times. In fact my nervous husband stayed there the night before our wedding with the nervous groomsmen. Lovely living space. Very high quality breakfast. Lovely owners. My husband says it's a home from home

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Wirral, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

This guest house is situated on a busy B-road, with a 40mph speed limit (but which most drivers think reads 70mph) on the outskirts of Canterbury, within walking distance of Kent cricket ground, a Sainsbury's local store, some pubs and the city centre. Arrived to find the obvious parking area had space for 3 cars and was currently occupied by... More 

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sylvanc0ttage, Owner at Sylvan Cottage, responded to this review

We are only a very small B&B but are fortunate to have enough parking space for 6 cars. We know that parking in an unfamiliar space can be difficult, so deliberately never hassle guests to move their car unless requested by other guests. On this occasion the reviewer’s car was unknowingly parked across the enclosed back garden entrance, where bikers... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Stayed here in july 2014 for a week. The cottage itself has all the amenities you can think of. All three main bedrooms have their own badroom. The kitchen is well equiped with dishwasher, washing machine, oven/microwave. Wifi in the whole house and in spatious garden. Canterbury is within walking distance although we took the bus back after diner. We... More 

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Tadley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We were attending a wedding nearby and stayed there overnight. We were made to feel very welcome and we appreciated being allowed to check in a bit earlier so that we could change into our wedding clothes. it was very clean and comfortable and had everything we possibly needed. A lot of thought and caring has gone into what they... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I stayed there for 4 nights recently whilst on a course nearby. The room was clean, comfortable and contained everything i could hope for - even down to a new sealed-packet toothbrush! The location is very quiet and peaceful with good off-road parking. There was an impressive range of breakfast options and the owner was happy to arrange a cooked... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed here for 3 nights over the bank holiday weekend. We chose it as it had space for our bikes and being slightly out of the centre enabled us to both escape for rides, as well as being in walking distance to explore the city. The room was perfect, really nicely decorated with first class amenities... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Very accomodating while we were down for a wedding. Even gave us a lift to the train station when we checked out, how many places would do that? Room was very comfortable, and we were even able to get a vegan cooked breakfast Easily the best B&B I have ever stayed at

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

Pretty much the worst thing about this B&B is the website which just doesn't do it justice at all. The property is located on the east side of the road, not the west as google leads you to believe and it is indeed a white house right next to the road. Location is pretty good, easy access, ample parking and... More 

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

My partner and I usually avoid stopping in B&B's after a few unpleasant experiences. I am pleased to say this was not the case at Sylvan Cottage. The quality of the accommodation was as good as any hotel we have been to and the friendliness of the owner was exceptional. I would have no hesitation in recommending a stay here... More 

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