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Downsview GuestHouse

4.0 of 5 Willesborough Road | Kennington, Ashford TN24 9QP, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had to overnight in Ashford as my partner had an evening hospital appointment followed by an early appointment the following morning. Downsview is well situated for the hospital, town centre and main road to Canterbury. The room was far better than we had anticipated for the £55 we paid. It was large, clean, well appointed and cosy and warm.... More 

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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We were visiting William Harvey hospital for tests for me and initially chose to stay here for its location. It also looked very homely However we were surprised by the way we were accommodated by Shaun, the owner, as we were offered an upgrade to a bigger room as the twin room we had booked was not available. This was... More 

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Lucca, Italy
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

The exterior of this hotel give an ominous impression of what is to be expected. We were greeted with a sort of 3rd degree of inquisition. The place smelled stale. Our room was just OK however we discovered that the lavatory had not been properly cleaned. We tried to connect to the internet, we could not. Eventually we were told... More 

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Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 via mobile

I arrived at 8 . 30 in the evening and received an extremely warm welcome from the owner. The room (no11) was spacious and very clean with lots of useful amenities like a hairdryer, iron and ironing board! A fan and plenty of toiletries. Although I didn't eat here- I am on a special diet - the breakfast looked and... More 

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Berkshire
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Surprised to find such a shabby room with dirty mugs for tea and toothmugs that were filthy. Even worse were the hairs from previous occupants on the bathroom floor. And no shower gel - don't they clean or check the rooms? Continental breakfasts usually have more than one croissant per person and even the one delivered was small and crushed... More 

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Overijse, Belgium
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I stayed with my two daughters on the way to a family funeral. We had booked a large room with 3 singles; on checking in, this was no longer available. But the owner quickly gave us a double and a twin instead (same rate). Although the guest house had taken a deposit on my booking, we were charged the full... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

The staff were welcoming, the room was clean and very comfortable, the location was good for Ashford International. It was good value for money, in quiet, pleasant surroundings and I would definitely stay again. Only minor gripes - the shower was insipid, no water pressure, and the long quilt covers on the beds were too heavy and were a tripping... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

good location, private parking, very good pub 5 min. walk (The Conningbrook) clean and spacious rooms, clean bathroom shower is a disaster. you can shower with cold or scalding water. nothing in between. impossible to wash my long hair, my partner had to help me with a jug! breakfast ok, coffee aka brown water tasted like instant coffee. they have... More 

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Arnac-Pompadour, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Hotel was spotlessly clean with spacious rooms and large bathroom. Good private parking. Booking in was difficult and after 10 minutes of owner trying to decide which room to put us in we were finally given a double bedded room although we had requested a twin on the original booking. Website advertises rooms with hairdryer and small fridge - ours... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We were warmly welcomed by the lovely owner Sean. It was a very spontaneous decision to go to 'Downsview', we just were on the search for a b&b. Anyway it was no problem to get a lovely and clean room, comfortable and quiet as well. We got a bright and spacious room, the beds were cosy. The stuff were all... More 

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Address: Willesborough Road | Kennington, Ashford TN24 9QP, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Ashford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Downsview GuestHouse 4*
Number of rooms: 14
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