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The Bowl Inn

Egg Hill Road | Charing, Charing, Ashford TN27 0HG, 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Clairvaux-les-Lacs, France
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Great stopover pub with B&B not far from Eurostar. We previously stayed in Spring and returned because of the location and the dog friendly room with private garden. This time we found it had improved a lot, the room had had a makeover and the food menu vastly improved. The staff gave us a warm welcome and it was lovely... More 

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Echt, The Netherlands
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Great B&B Inn with good value for your money. Friendly staff, clean rooms and good food. The breakfast is also super, with everythin on it. We stayed here during our motorcycle tour through Kent in June 2014. Unfortunately there was no parking around the back for our bikes. But hey, nobody would steal it from the front of this lovely... More 

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Aldridge, United Kingdom
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

To be honest we just wanted a decently priced overnight close to relatives in Canterbury and so hadn't expected to end up somewhere we're now keen to return to. We had a beautiful four poster room, really comfortable, individual and charming. In the bar there was a good choice of real ales but the big surprise was the amazing pie... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 hotel reviews
1,247 helpful votes 1,247 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Booked this room last minute for one night. Arrived and couldn't have been more pleased with welcome from all staff members. The room was lovely with a four poster bed and jacuzzi bath and for the money was brilliant. Had a drink in the garden then an inexpensive but wonderful evening meal. Had breakfast and once again was excellent and... More 

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London
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14 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We've just come back from staying for three nights at The Bowl and had a great time. It is excellently located for a whole range of daytrips out and much of Kent is within 45 mins drive. We were made to feel welcome from the very start and nothing was too much trouble for the staff. We had a charming... More 

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

from a local has gone down hill,beer flat what landlord never there,shame as it was one of the best as past reviews tell,Barry and Kate.We have been going to bowl for 25 years and this lot seem hell bent on ruining a great buisiness.They own pubs in canterbury aparently but this is not canterbury with little passing trade. It relies... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

After spending eight weeks at the Bowl Inn it was easy to feel part of the furniture. A beautiful pub/B&B tucked away in the North Downs, myself and my colleague, Captain Slow, were made to feel right at home. From the ambient setting to the warm welcome received from the long standing Landlord Alan and Landlady Sue, and the rest... More 

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East Grand Rapids, Michigan
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

The Inn is a little difficult to find but well worth the effort. The rooms have been recently updated and very tastefully decorated, large bathroom, great shower. The staff are very accommodating and friendly and the mostly local patrons in the pub give your stay a homey feeling. This is a terrific place to stay, I will be going back... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
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153 helpful votes 153 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Saw a little sign just off the road and felt thirsty after my drive. Off along a narrow winding road to the top of the scarp and found this gem. Event thought hey knew we were just passing thru they greeted us like long lost family and engaged in friendly banter while recommending us to sample some of the local... More 

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Tenterden, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

Stayed here with my partner in late October having booked last minute deal online. Nice location (although we didn't venture out because the weather was grim!) about 5 miles from Charing. Hosts were friendly and helpful. I was impressed with the comfy, well decorated rooms particularly the four poster bed! The room was warm, spacious, had a huge television and... More 

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