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Royal Oak Hotel

5 High Street, Sevenoaks TN13 1HY, England (Formerly Brook Royal Oak Hotel)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Shockingly tatty hotel. First room we were shown in attic was smelly unbelievably shabby and with a bathroom from the 1920's. Room we ended up in , in the equally tatty annexe, not much bètter and freezing. Great shame as the bar and dning room look perfectly presentable and the staff were fine. Needs a very major overhaul. To be... More 

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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I got put in a single room in the roof, it was very narrow and pretty shabby. The reception area and bar are fine and have been updated, its a pitty all the rooms haven't. Sevenoaks is nice but don't think I'd stay here again.

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Barking, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in the executive suite for one night. It is a really big room, well heated too. I thought the carpets were a little stained but when you have a couple of cheap car mats to wipe your feet on, I suppose it won't stay clean for long. It certainly isn't enough to put us off though, as we... More 

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

Came in for Mothers Day lunch.Dining room was the ideal size for this quaint hotelAttended to straight awayThe.Food was excellent.Service was great.Thanks Natalie!!!Nothing was to much trouble.Great value to.You shall be seeing us again very soon!!Top draw basically

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

Checking in a nightmare, apparently my booking was cancelled, (by booking.com?) 'luckily' they had a spare room. Stayed two nights in a claustrophobic attic room. Peeling wallpaper, sloped ceilings, rattling wooden windows, old springy mattress. Poor value for money. Website states iron & hairdryer in the rooms but I had to go to reception for these, (phone in the room... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

I have just come back to home to Eastbourne having stayed a few nights here. The staff in the hotel were very welcoming and friendly. I unfortunately had a seizure, the staff were immediately on hand to help and although I would normally feel embarrassed, they immediately put me at ease which I am very grateful for. I want to... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I was a little apprehensive about staying here, having read previous reviews, but it was actually OK. I probably wouldn't stay here again as I think I could get much better value for money. I was offered a biscuit on arrival by a friendly receptionist (I did not have to pay on arrival), before making my way up to my... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

The hotel is over priced for the standard. There is very little choice in Sevenoaks so they can get away with it. Payment taken on arrival which is unusual. My room was over the bar and the music did not go off until 5.30 am - also very noisy along the corridors and shabby. The rooms away from the main... More 

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Stayed for 1 night in November. Full payment taken up front upon arrival. Booked an executive room, given a family room with heavily stained carpets and marks up the walls...to top it all no central heating or hot water whatsoever. Complained on the hotels own website, didn't even get a reply, although the email has been read. This was a... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Stayed for one night on what seemed to be the busiest night of the year for them due to the many xmas parties going on. Room was pretty shabby and very dated. Beds very uncomfortable. When we ordered food we were told 30 min delay which was fine with us. After an hour we asked how long it would be... More 

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