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The Carpenters Arms

Three Elm Lane, Tonbridge TN11 0AD, England
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Ranked #1 of 6 Tonbridge B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
maestro127 Bristol, United Kingdom
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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 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a country pub with rooms above but no ordinary 'rooms above'. My room 9 had been modernised to the highest spec possible down to every last detail giving me the best night's sleeping a strange bed ever! Sumptuous double bed, immaculately clean throughout and spacious bathroom. Faultless - perhaps 'no'! The room was quite stuffy from the heat... More

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was looking for accommodation in the Kent area to use as a base. I wanted a place that would provide a clean comfortable room with good quality food. The Carpenters Arms surpassed my expectations. The room was clean with a comfortable bed and had everything we needed. The shower in the en suite is worth a special mention. I... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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68 reviews 68 reviews
16 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

A deservedly very popular country pub surrounded by fields and with front and rear beer gardens. We stayed here for for two nights in a comfortable, recently renovated room overlooking the garden. Staff made us feel very welcome and found a table for us the first evening, despite not booking in for supper. Breakfast is charged separately but was excellent.... More

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England
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

We stayed at The Carpenters Arms last Wednesday and Thursday and had a lovely stay, we stayed in Room 9 which was the Delux room, everything was brand new and the roll top bath was so relaxing and my husband loved the power shower. The staff were so friendly and helpful, we had dinner both nights in the restaurant and... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Countryside location just outside Tonbridge with free parking. Good sized bedrooms with shower and a quiet nights sleep. Good pub restaurant food on site, but nothing much else around within walking distance. No lift to the rooms.

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altrincham
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12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

Our 2nd visit wasn't quite as successful as the first. Same bedroom, bed still wonderfully comfortable, bathroom great, but didn't appreciate the early Sunday morning noise from the room upstairs. I understand from another review that this was probably staff getting up for work. The noise then transferred downstairs - lots of movement and coughing! It wouldn't stop me staying... More

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United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

Great meal in restaurant, friendly & efficient service. Room 5 was lovely, huge bath & shower. Very comfortable & spotless. Did not have breakfast had to go early. Staff live above room 5, so some noise after pub closed till 3am. Would book another room next time.

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Dartford, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

Stayed last Saturday the 9th November. We had also booked a table for 10. Food was good and the service was too. The staff are very friendly. We often eat here and like it a lot. Room 5 was a decent size and the bathroom is clean and modern. The only bum note was when we went down for breakfast... More

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Guildford
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

The Carpenters Arms is not cheap but the room and service were excellent. When I needed a wireless connection the staff were helpful, they were very flexible with meal times and they were in no hurry to get us out of the hotel on Saturday morning. Was a very relaxing stay. The atmosphere is the bar and restaurant was friendly... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 via mobile

Booked in as part of a party for a family funeral. Meal was okay but lacked those little touches the price charged should have included. Ordered pint of cider, waited 15 mins, then went to the bar and got it myself. Paid the £70 a room charged but bar shut at 11 o clock, no difference for residents. My wife... More

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Address: Three Elm Lane, Tonbridge TN11 0AD, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Tonbridge
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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