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Thurnham Keep Bed and Breakfast

Castle Hill | Thurnham, Maidstone ME14 3LE, England
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Thurnham Keep Bed and Breakfast
Ranked #1 of 24 Maidstone B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have just returned, from having a wonderful night stay, at Thurnham Keep. Amanda and Mark are the most gracious hosts. Thank you for the delightful scones and shortbread. Breakfast was delicious well done Mark! The house is gorgeous with fabulous rooms, it is a real pleasure to stay in such a lovely home. Everything was perfect! We will definitely... More

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Princeton, NJ
3 reviews 3 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You know that feeling when you turn in to the driveway of a hotel or a B&B and wait for your heart to sink because it doesn't match the pictures? Thurnham Keep surpassed every possible expectation. It is a GORGEOUS house with fabulous rooms and a breathtakingly beautiful garden which guests see from their bedroom windows. There are wonderful walks... More

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New York City, New York
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34 reviews 34 reviews
30 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thurnham Keep near Maidstone is one of my favorite B&Bs on our whirlwind tour through the UK. Amanda and Mark, our gracious hosts, were immediately welcoming and engaging, in spite of their preparations for a party to meet the parents of their daughter’s fiancé. Not missing a beat, Amanda served refreshing drinks for us to savor in their sitting room.... More

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived after a longer than expected journey to a very warm welcome and a glass of wine and nibbles, I was well impressed. Our room was delightful with view over garden. Tea and coffee available in room with television and internet access. Bathroom was fab, for shower lovers you will have to enjoy the experience of a luxury soak... More

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San Francisco, California
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

This lovely home is where Amanda spent her childhood. She and Mark started renovating in approximately 16 years ago. The property containing rose bushes, peonies, box, lavendar, and many other scented flowers is enchanting. There are bee hives that allow Amanda and Mark to produce their own honey; chickens where Amanda gathers fresh eggs every morning for omelettes. This is... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Spent two wonderful days and can't wait to stay again! Amanda and Mark were great hosts, nothing was too much trouble. Fantastic food. Idyllic surroundings. The perfect hideaway!! Can't recommend enough!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014 via mobile

But only so it won't be booked up the next time I want to stay. Beautiful building in idyllic settings. Hosts are so friendly and knowledgeable and Mandy's baking is to die for! Perfect romantic getaway!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Three beautifully decorated rooms in a gorgeous house and garden, stunning views, welcoming hosts, sumptuous bedding and bathrooms, homemade cakes and biscuits, tea on the terrace with the whole of Kent stretching before you, filling breakfasts, friendly dogs, peace and relaxation with a great pub at the end of the drive - what more could you want on a short... More

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East Anglia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Spent our 2nd wedding anniversary at this beautiful location. We were welcomed by Amanda with ease and felt very cared for. There is a good choice at breakfast, the roll top bath is fabulous to relax in and there is a lovely 1 hour walk around the keep to liven the soul. A really great place to stay for a... More

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Ware, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014 via mobile

Amanda has quite simply made her family home a hidden gem to be enjoyed . The linen is luxurious as is the furnishings . The warmth of her welcome was only shadowed by the glowing fire in the great hall . We can't wait to return !

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Address: Castle Hill | Thurnham, Maidstone ME14 3LE, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Maidstone
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
Thurnham Keep Hotel Maidstone
Thurnham Keep b&b
Thurnham Keep Bed And Breakfast Maidstone, Kent

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Thurnham Keep is a beautiful Edwardian country house, surrounded by 7 acres of gardens, enjoying stunning views out over the Kent countryside. Located 3 miles from Maidstone in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the house sits just below the site of Thurnham Castle and the crest of the North Downs. There are many nearby places of historic interest including Leeds Castle. With the M20 and M2 nearby its an ideal stopover for cross-channel travellers. ... more   less 
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