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Tenterden Road, Cranbrook TN17 3PA , England
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Godwin House
Ranked #1 of 18 Cranbrook B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

We spent a very comfortable four nights in the Garden Cottage at Godwin House. Sean welcomed us with tea and homemade carrot cake which was delicious. This was the start of an excellent stay. Each morning we were treated to a very tasty full English breakfast (the sausages were divine) and lovely homemade bread and preserves. Both Sean and Corinna... More

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Sean H, Owner at Godwin House, responded to this review

We think the sausages are brilliant too. They come from a local farm and the thing is you have to come back for more because they have quite a number of different ones. I know you like to escape at this time of year but it would be great to have you back in sunnier times. It is always beautiful... More

Southminster, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

We stayed this week in the midst of much rain and windy weather but the garden cottage was so cosy and comfortable. Delicious carrot cake and tea on arrival and at breakfast there were home made preserves to accompany wonderful home made milk bread as well as a marvellous selection of fruit, cereals and a "full English". Corinna and Sean... More

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GodwinHouse, Owner at Godwin House, responded to this review

It was really lovely to have you here and we're glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. I'm sorry that we couldn't change the weather for you - this rain never seems to stop! Nothing quite like enjoying the beach in gale force winds to blow away the cobwebs! And so happy that you enjoyed your meal at Apicius.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

We only say that Corinna & Sean are the perfect hosts as well as having a lovely house with a cottage accommodation that is worthy of being named the best in Cranbrook ! Not only is the accommodation first class but the little touches such as fresh flowers, fresh milk & biscuits. Even the offer of a Gin & Tonic!... More

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GodwinHouse, Owner at Godwin House, responded to this review

We're so pleased that you enjoyed your time at Godwin House B & B. It was a real pleasure to have you and we hope that you will return one day. Thank you so much for your lovely review - it means a lot to us. Hope the doggies are feeling better! More

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

We had the pleasure of staying at Godwin House over a weekend. The accommodation is split into two, the smaller oast house, apparently the oldest in England, and the slightly larger garden room. Both are beautifully furnished and there are plenty of thoughtful touches such as the alarm clocks with iPod docks, WiFi and small sweet treats to be enjoyed... More

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Sean H, Owner at Godwin House, responded to this review

We really enjoyed entertaining the entertainers and having your talented family as our guests. It's what makes our business fun. Thank you for highlighting the details which we think are really important in making for a memorable visit but which can often be overlooked. We work on the principle of making it how we would like it to be if... More

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

A fascinating and atmospheric place full of history . We had a wonderful weekend celebrating my birthday. I would agree with the other reviews that you are treated like family and I would recommend this to anyone interested in staying somewhere with real character.

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Sean H, Owner at Godwin House, responded to this review

The history and the atmosphere of the whole area rubs off on us. We think we're very privileged to live here and we did enjoy sharing it with you for your birthday. You're right about the Oast House being unique. It is a very special place so you must come back since you can't get it anywhere else - though... More

croydon
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

We stayed at Godwin House in mid October for a weekend away to celebrate my wife's birthday. Sean and Corinne our hosts could not have made us feel more welcome on arrival and throughout our stay. The oast house room is completely unique and like nowhere we have ever stayed before, it has so much character and it took no... More

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Sean H, Owner at Godwin House, responded to this review

It was fun to share your birthday celebrations with you and great that the Oast House added to your enjoyment. It is a special space and puts you right in touch with the essence of Kent we think. If your friends and relatives do come we can promise them the same experience. Of course you are very welcome to come... More

stowmarket
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

Just returned from a lovely stay in the garden room of this beautiful tudor property. The hosts Corinne & Sean treat you like family. Everywhere in the accommodation is of the highest standard and so comfortable you just can't fault anything. The attention to detail plus little things like fresh milk and bottled water in the fridge makes this special.... More

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Sean H, Owner at Godwin House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to say these nice things. We always appreciate it when guests notice the details. It's our strong belief that they are what makes a visit special. We've tried to make it the way we would like to have things if we were staying and we're quite fussy. We look forward to you coming back... More

Zutphen, The Netherlands
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

We had a Lovely stay at the Garden Room with a perfect breakfast overlooking the beautiful garden. Sean and Corinne were very welcoming and have helped us on our way to explore the area. We visited Sissinghurst and have walked in the buautiful area. This B & B is highly recommended for everyone!

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Sean H, Owner at Godwin House, responded to this review

Dank u wel for your kind words. You have seen the sights here in the best way - by walking. We're lucky to have such lovely places so close at hand. Having said that it means you do need to come back and walk some more because you can't get it all in on one trip. We look forward to... More

Perth, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

The unique oast house accomodation made our stay truly memorable. It is a very well-appointed room with all the modern amenities of a five star hotel, in a sensitively restored 16th century building. The hosts were so welcoming, recommended local pubs and restaurants and even made the reservations. Breakfast was wonderful - served in the morning room of the Tudor... More

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Sean H, Owner at Godwin House, responded to this review

We like "perfect" especially from such a well travelled couple.Thank you very much. We enjoyed seeing your talent as an artist and the sketch of the Oast House is itself perfect. It captures the sense of it exactly. It's always fun to reflect with Australian that the (European) country didn't begin for another two generations after the Oast House was... More

Deutschland, Bayern
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5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

it was such a pleasure to stay at this B&B! We enjoyed it so much to be there! Our hosts were so helpful, were so emphatic for all our needs (we had lost our camera at Sissinghurst shop) and were so friendly to assist us in any way enjoying our stay at this area. Living in the Oast house is... More

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Sean H, Owner at Godwin House, responded to this review

We agree that the Oast House is a special place particularly if you have a feeling for the past and the traditions of an area. Oast houses are almost the symbol of Kent so you very definitely get Kentish style when you stay in this one - the oldest of all. Thank you for your kind words - we're glad... More

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Address: Tenterden Road, Cranbrook TN17 3PA , England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Cranbrook
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 2
Also Known As:
Godwin House Cranbrook, Kent, England

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