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High Street, Tenterden TN30 6BD, England
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Ranked #4 of 11 Tenterden B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I can honestly say I have never experienced such friendly polite service in a pub before. I was visiting Tenterden (from London) for the first time, staying with a friend. We were served by 5 people in total and all of them were really friendly, helpful and charming. Unfortunately my friend is moving away but I am determined to go... More

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Northampton, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in the Bodiam room, a large, comfortable room over the entrance. Lots of space, sitting area, a comfortable bed and a fan was provided. On a warm weekend when we wanted to keep the windows it was quite noisy but otherwise this is a good room. There are plenty of rooms away from the front of the hotel.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was back from Australia for a holiday and took my parents here for a break. From the moment we arrived until we left we enjoyed fantastic service, wonderful food and a great location. Will definitely be back. If you travel with people who struggle with stairs make sure you get a room on the first floor. We needed to change... More

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Stayed here for 2 nights on business. Arrived late at night just before pub was closing, roger (the manager) gave me a warm welcome after driving 5 hours and helped me up to room with bags and gave me fresh milk. Stunning rooms & very comfy beds. Was a really hot night so the fan in the room was great... More

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Well ..The boat couldn't have been pushed out any further. So we needed somewhere to stay as a friend will insist upon having parties in Tenterden. This attractive pub exceeded our expectations, the recently refurbished rooms are large and equipped with everything you need - including straighteners - bed is exceedingly comfortable. We re-visited on another occasion to sample the... More

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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15 hotel reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We were going to the CAMRA Kent & East Susses Steam Railway Beer Festival so we booked here as it it slap bank right in the heart of the town. We booked in and was shown our room, our room was very nice sort of 'shaby chic' everything was very clean and well furnished with nice little touches like sweets... More

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Falmouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We stayed at the White Lion on our way to the Channel Tunnel, it was a lovely surprise. Well appointed, beautifully clean bedroom and excellent food in the bar downstairs. We arrived early and the staff were most helpful, taking our bags and making sure we had the right card for the car park. We would stay there again. Truly... More

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Rochester, kent
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

First stay here but certainly won't be the last. Friendly staff, lovely food, clean and comfortable room. What more could you want for a weekend away!

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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63 reviews 63 reviews
20 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Stayed last weekend and really enjoyed ourselves. Lovely people and relaxed friendly welcome plus nice room and fun pub to drink in. Overall only let down by the lack of standing room under the shower which was true for both of us - 5ft 6in and 6ft 2in. A nice example of the quality pub with rooms.

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Milnthorpe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Booked our room at short notice with not much research and hit the jackpot. Great friendly staff who had time to make you feel special even though the pub and restaurant were packed. The room was spacious and very clean and the breakfast was out of this world. Would defiantly stay again and recommend it very highly

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Address: High Street, Tenterden TN30 6BD, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Tenterden
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Following a stunning recent refurbishment the White Lion Hotel now gracefully combines ‘olde world’ charms with a contemporary look and feel. All of the rooms (including family and superior rooms) have been delightfully re-furbished to provide guests with flat screen TVs displaying over 40 digital channels, hairdryers, tea and coffee making facilities and new luxurious beds and bedding. Guests can also make use of the function and conference facilities, complimentary WiFi and the restaurant, serving quality fresh food sourced from the best suppliers. The pub remains the heart and soul of the White Lion Hotel and food is our specialty. The enhanced environment, combined with a fantastic new fresh food offer, allows guests to enjoy either a meal in our bar, or for more of an occasion dine in our restaurant. Diners and drinkers alike can also enjoy one of our many real ales or wines selected from around the world. The town itself has been described as ‘the Jewel of the Weald’, with wide tree lined streets, historic buildings, inns and a host of specialist shops. Out and about there are picture postcard villages to explore, manor houses and gardens, and of course, Leeds Castle, set in 500 acres of parkland. ... more   less 
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