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The King Charles Hotel

Brompton Road, Gillingham ME7 5QT, England
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Ranked #2 of 3 Hotels in Gillingham
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
CDC340 Camberley, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Camberley, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The King Charles is a budget hotel that I used the last time I was working in the area. Having not stayed here before I wasn't sure what to expect. I was pleasantly surprised. The hotel is looking a little dated (I think it was originally a NAFFI in the 1940’s) but is spotlessly clean. The rooms are equally clean... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Been coming for the last 2years as our Daughter is on the Medway university campus, only just down the road. Breakfast is excellent and all the staff are friendly. The bar menu is good and very reasonable.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After reading some of the reviews we were worried. We didn't need to be! Yes the hotel is looking dated but it is a three star not five. Our room had obviously been repainted recently, the bed was a five foot king-size very clean, well stocked with tea, coffee etc. The towels are on the thin side but they're adequate.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well, arrived last night, checked in fine then walking towards my room down the hall way and there's ducktape on the door frame (know it's going to be bad just from seeing that). The room, although double is horrendously small, no air-con either, so during the summer months it's best to avoid this hotel. 99.99% of hotels offer a Kingsize... More 

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Crowland, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Was so surprised at this hotel. It was spotless and has been refurbished to a high standard. The staff were friendly and couldn't do enough to make us and our dogs more welcome. Will definitely be going again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for 3 nights whilst working locally. Arriving early evening we were greeted by a very friendly receptionist who was very helpful. Stayed in a triple room which was spacious and clean with very comfortable beds and spotless linen. We ate at the hotel twice and the food was good and very reasonably priced. Can't understand some of the negative... More 

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Ware, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Let me get the positives out of the way: 1) the staff are lovely, every person we spoke to was friendly and helpful. 2) they have big function rooms so you don't have far to go if you're attending a party there. 3) breakfast is decent. Okay, I had literally THE worst night in our room. There was SO much... More 

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Melbourne
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 2 nights on different sessions as a stopover on our way to and from Belgium while hooking up with a group of friends to travel with who live in Chatham. The hotel itself is huge, like a conference centre. It is very drab though and has seen better days. The first room we stayed in had... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After my stay at the King Charles I am wondering if I stayed at the same hotel as some of the other "excellent" reviews? On arrival it looks very uninviting with the tired building and smokers in the doorway... and then it got worse. On arrival I wasn't greeted, not told breakfast times or wifi code or where the bar... More 

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our stay at this Establishment was very unpleasant: 1. On arrival we had to negotiate 20 or so "Smokers" who the hotel permit to smoke 2 meters from the reception door. This continued throughout our stay and Standing in reception on every occasion was a health hazard due to fumes blowing in and through the hotel lounge. Legality??? 2. The... More 

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