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Tea Garden Lane, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN3 9JH, England
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The Beacon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014
Natasha W West Malling, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Although the views are very beautiful and we were lucky to have nice weather the food is very average and totally over priced. We went on Sunday looking for a nice country pub, we travelled about an hour and could have not been happier when we arrived as it was such lovely view. Three adults and a child, we ordered... More 

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West Malling, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

First off I can't account for the rooms as we only had lunch there. The Beacon is easily found as it is signposted of the main road but is set down a quiet lane with two car parks for easy parking. The restaurant and bar is downstairs and is tastefully decorated to a high standard. The bar leads out to... More 

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Arundel, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

A disappointing pub/restaurant/hotel. The building is shabby with peeling paint, broken roof tiles, moss and plants growing from gutters. The rooms are equally in need of some 'tlc' and better lighting. The food in the restaurant is of reasonable quality but significantly over-priced and the service is quirky.

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Edenbridge Kent
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12 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

It was a warm sultry afternoon when we rolled up with Molly the Dog and my wife in tow. We had booked and although we were late the welcome could not have been more warm. Now I am one of these difficult customers who restaurants really dislike , while the menu looked wonderful, my wife and I decided we would... More 

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thebeacon, Owner at The Beacon, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, it was a pleasure to see you, especially Molly. Our staff and ourselves try extremely hard to make The Beacon approachable, welcoming place, but with good quality food and drink and it is very special to us when this is appreciated. More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014 via mobile

I had booked The Beacon for my son's Christening celebration on 11th May. It was by no means a small celebration (around 50 people were due to attend) and having had a few nice meals in the past my husband and I thought it would be the perfect location. On a sunny afternoon in April I took my son, who... More 

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Tunbridge wells
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014 via mobile

We often go up The Beacon and as usual we were not disappointed , the staff and food were lovely, a wonderful menu and a lovely special's board. The Beacon is in such a lovely setting which just adds to the whole experience ! Thanks to The Beacon for a lovely evening.

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014 via mobile

Lovely room and great service. They couldn't do enough for us. Wanted to take my husband our for his birthday so I decided on the beacon as it was romantic and ideally away from the town. Breakfast was lovely. Loved it so much, we have decided to have our renewal of vows there.

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London, United Kingdom
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14 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

I recently booked 1 night's stay with my young daughter and whilst the bedroom (Georgian room) was ok it was not cheap and not the best value and we had some issues with opening the main windows in a boiling hot room and only found out how to properly open the window in the morning. Having said this the bath... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013 via mobile

We recently stayed here as we were going to a wedding. We had dinner in the restaurant which was one of the best meals I've eaten in a very long time. The rooms are spacious and very very comfortable, the only reason I gave the room 4 Marks out of 5 is because of the swing style doors to the... More 

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

We recently stayed at The Beacon and had an amazing time, John and Dianne, the owners were very welcoming and couldn't do enough for us, including booking taxi's for us! We checked in and had a lovely lunch, amazing food and better than some top restaurants we have been to in the past. We booked to stay in the Georgian... More 

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Address: Tea Garden Lane, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN3 9JH, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Royal Tunbridge Wells
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 3
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