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The Carpenters Arms

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Three Elm Lane, Tonbridge TN11 0AD, 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 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Chorley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I was really pleased with the Carpenters Arms and the accommodation. The food served was very good and the resteraunt and bar area was very comfortable. The outside areas are very pleasant and as the pub is in the countryside it has a nice feel and relaxed atmosphere. You are tied to the pub unless you wish to drive elsewhere.... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We needed a suitable location in the Tonbridge area for an overnight stop prior to staying in a holiday cottage nearby with extended family. It proved perfect in terms of the comfort and cleanliness of the rooms and the very welcoming staff. We also thoroughly enjoyed a delicious evening meal. Our only gripe was the fact that the room rate... More 

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Used to come here quite a lot but haven't been since our local (The Poacher) has re-opened. Thought we would go for a change but wish we'd stayed with the Poacher. I'm not sure if it's under new management since our last visit. Menu looks good and presentation is good. But that's where it ends. Obviously too much focus on... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We know this place quite well as we live close by, and have had a few friendly conversations with the landlord, who is lovely. We ordered drinks and food at the bar, with a friendly barman, paid and waited for our food. Slightly niggled when the waiter turned up with food and pointedly said we'd moved tables, which we hadn't.... More 

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Cranbrook, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called in at 14.00 on a walk in the area for a snack and a pint and were not disappointed. Choice of menu and beers was extensive and the service swift, friendly and good value. They also have rooms and do a full menu so a good place to stop if you are In the area

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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

The room itself was lovely but for £100 a night I would expect the light in the corridor to be working. It's a lovely pub with nice gardens but very expensive for what they offer, personally I don't think having a bath in the bedroom warrants charging more!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

A lovely pub for some decent food at reasonable price. Really nice outdoors setting to have dinner and in the colder months inside doesn't let it self down either. Just outside the hussle and bussle of town in a nice location.

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Maldon, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Everything was fine, but I did assume that we had booked Bed and Breakfast for our £190 two night stay as I don't know of anywhere that DOESN'T include breakfast (I do now though) The service and staff really were great, although I have to give 4 stars because our banoffee pie took an hour to arrive on the first... More 

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Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Comfortable,welcoming small hotel. Young happy staff eager to please . Twin bedded room was fresh , clean and up to date with excellent shower. Food was locally source and of very good standard - shown by numbers of people eating at lunch and dinner. We would certainly return for another break to visit the many National Trust properties in the... More 

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margate
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

We stayed here,on our daughters wedding night,the room was wonderful,the breakfast was great,my wife mentioned the coffee was a bit cool for her liking the young man went off made fresh coffee,come back with hot cups and was really nice without being over friendly,all the staff we met were very curtious, Thank you all for a great stay.

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