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The Carpenters Arms

Three Elm Lane, Tonbridge TN11 0AD, England
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Ranked #2 of 6 Tonbridge B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lovely decorated pub with a good atmosphere, we went for a family meal and they managed to serve us (13 people) three courses and coffee within 2 hours!!! staff and owner were extremely friendly and actually looked like they enjoyed working there. The food was presented well and cooked to perfection!!! If you don't mind waiting that little bit longer... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Staying here was a lovely experience. The bed was sooooooooo comfortable. The room and bathroom beautiful and very well designed. All perfect really.The gardens really pretty and the breakfast good. I could not have asked for a better place. But the real topper was the kindness of the people. I arrived for a wedding , having got lost on the... More

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Llanfechain, United Kingdom
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20 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

And I have a nice home. I've been staying at the Carpenters Arms every month or so for awhile now when I've had business in Tonbridge. I am generally wary of pubs pretending to be hotels, or pubs pretending to be gastro pubs for that matter. The Carpenters Arms is a revelation. The rooms have a real boutique hotel feel,... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

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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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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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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39 reviews 39 reviews
19 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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12 hotel reviews
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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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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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Address: Three Elm Lane, Tonbridge TN11 0AD, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Tonbridge
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 18
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