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4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   Crete Road West, Folkestone CT18 7AA, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

After lots of looking for a quick trip to France I came upon Crete Down. Booking was really simple and friendly which after an hour of trying to find somewhere this was a nice treat. Crete Down was easy to find, parking was spacious and the room was excellent and most of all comfy. Wifi was speedy and easy to... More

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

My husband myself and my step daughter have just returned from a night at this lovely guest house. we only stayed one night as we went to the War and Peace revival on Satirday and didn't want to travel back, late in the night. The house was so welcoming and the furniture very elegant and fitting in the home. Our... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

A delightful, quiet house B&B with great views of the sea (in front) and a lovely garden yard (in back). The hostess was most kind and obliging, with excellent breakfasts every day. She brought us tea each afternoon and asked about our day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We stayed here on Saturday 28th June & Henryka made us so welcome from the moment we arrived. She is such a lovely person that we felt like we were staying with a favourite Aunt in her lovely peaceful house. The house is set in beautiful gardens & the back garden, which seems to go on forever, is also a... More

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Walnut Creek, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We stayed here July 16i. We had the suite which had a great view of the extensive garden. The host is delightful to chat with - she's very knowledgeable about the area. Also quite accommodating. Had a shared bath. We didn't mind as there were no other guests. Highly recommended

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014 via mobile

Stayed 3 nights in June. Enjoyed room 4 on the first floor which was en suite and had great views across the town to the sea (and France). Very handy for walks along the Downs and sufficient free parking on site. Breakfast cooked to order and was comprehensive and plentiful. Henryka is a friendly hostess who is very eager to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

We enjoyed our 4 night stay at Crete Down which is located on a quite street overlooking Folkestone. Henryka is a wonderful host and she gave us many tips on places to visit and eat around the area. The Jackdaw in Denton being our pick. Our room was clean and well appointed. Bed was comfy and shower was great. Breakfast... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

We had stayed there before and liked it. It is conveniently situated a few minutes drive to the Channel Tunnel shuttle, which was our reason for staying there, to catch it early the next morning. We had the pink room upstairs and although spacious and clean, the bed was extremely uncomfortable, and we kept slipping towards the middle. Not a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

we stayed at this lovely b&b for one night only ....but could have stayed forever ,we found henryka a lovely person who opened up her home for us , the bed was like sleeping on a marshmellow lovely and soft bed linen and very clean , beautiful breakfast and plenty of toast, beautiful gardens , and plenty of birds to... More

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Ramsgate, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

On arrival we were greeted by a lovely lady, Henryka who invited us to take tea with her in her beautiful huge garden, where we sat in the sunshine chatting. Our room was the Wedgewood Double en-suite, I have to say I have never slept in such a large bed, and my husband who is well over 6' appreciated the... More

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Address: Crete Road West, Folkestone CT18 7AA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Folkestone
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Crete Down 4*
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Welcome to our 4 star guest house which is situated in the beautiful countryside on the North Downs Way in just outside Folkestone (Kent) and very close to the English Channel Ports and EuroTunnel. Situated in the heart of the Garden of England, "Crete Down" is the ideal base from which to explore all aspects of Kent or serve as an excellent stay for your onward journey to mainland Europe or further afield in the UK. ... more   less 
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