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Number One Guest House

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   1 Castle Street, Dover CT16 1QH, England
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Number One Guest House
Ranked #27 of 43 Dover B&B and Inns
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

We found this B&B on the Internet for a short stay during the summer. It is very centrally located, easy walking distance to the castle. The room we had was a little on the small side, but excellent value and had a private entrance onto the back garden. Breakfast served in the bedroom was a little unusual at first, but... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

We stayed at Number One Guest House in mid-August 2013 for 2 nights. We found the proprietors to be friendly and helpful, providing us with directions, recommendations for places to eat, information about the history of Dover. The landlord even gave us a lift up the road to the castle. The breakfasts were tasty and accommodated a vegetarian diet. It... More

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Immingham
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

Stopped here on the way and back to Euro Disney, Margaret made us feel so welcome and took a shine to our grandkids as they did the same to her lovely little walled garden for them to play in, breakfast served in rooms made it feel special, made use of the secure garage parking they offer as it gives peace... More

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Harrogate
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012

Very nice B&B, pleasant owner. The house is charming, both inside and out, Listed building. Breakfast was nice - no porridge but tradition English breakfast and some good vegetarian options. We stayed for one night after returning from the continent. Very nice overall. One caveat - Some reviews mention a damp or cold room. They are referring to room number... More

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Gawler, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2012

After touring the UK for 3 months, I can honestly say that we have voted this as being the best B&B that we stayed in. (And we stayed in quite a few) We stayed for 3 nights. It was clean and comfortable and had the most wonderful olde worldy charm about it. I loved the gorgeous breakfast area of our... More

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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012

Excellent service, a truly lovely garden, own entrance, comfortable bed... what more could we ask for? We spent a single night in Dover to explore the town, the cliffs and the castle and this was a perfect spot which ticked all our boxes. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend it!

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Lincolnshire
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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2012

Margaret and John are the most welcoming couple ever. Our stay (along with another couple) was for only one night on 3 May prior to going over on the ferry. We first stayed there 20 years ago when John's mother was running it. I was so pleased that this delightful B&B had not changed. Everything is provided - much the... More

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Newcastle Under Lyme
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2012

John and Margaret have one of the best B/Bs in Dover.Over the years I have stayed in several guest houses in the Dover area,as I travel to France on a regular basis.I have stayed in the garden room on two occasions the second time was by my request as it ticks all the boxes.Most comfortable bed tv tea and coffee... More

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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2012

We have been staying overnight here, usually on our way to catch a morning ferry, for many years. Over that time we have never found any of the facilities lacking, and the owner Mrs.Reidy has always been friendly and most helpful to us whatever our needs. On occasions this has included staying open for us until well after 11pm so... More

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Twickenham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2012

We love staying at this friendly guest house, the location is perfect to catch a ferry from Dover. We are always made very welcome, the rooms are clean and tidy and well cared for. I love the thick towels! The showers are not the biggest, but do the job very nicely. Breakfast is great and always served on time and... More

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Address: 1 Castle Street, Dover CT16 1QH, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Dover
Hotel Class:4 star — Number One Guest House 4*
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Number One Guest House Dover, England, UK

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