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The Inn on the Lake

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Shorne, Gravesend DA12 3HB, England
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Ranked #4 of 5 hotels in Gravesend
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Brighton, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Whe booked a twin room for an over night stay on a bank holiday weekend the room was spacious and clean and the breakfast which was included in the price was not mind blowing but was fine .We couldnt really see the Lake as we were road side but as a stop over hotel to cut a journey or go... More

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Manningtree, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent four nights and found it good value for the money. the bed was comfortable and the water was hot. Our first impression was terrible as we were given room 2 which has no closing drawers and a small cupboard though it has a couch and a writing desk. We found someone else's suit hanging in the cupboard when... More

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A very nice 2 night stay. Although a little dated, the hotel was very clean. The rooms are a very good size, with comfortable beds. Views from the room are beautiful to wake up to. The food was excellent and the staff were friendly and helpful.

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40 reviews 40 reviews
28 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall, I would say that this hotel is an adequate 3 star, considering I only paid £50 for a double room for one night with breakfast, not bad for that area. I would say that this hotel standard is somewhere in-between a Travel Lodge and a Premier Inn and even though this hotel is bang next to the M25, it... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for a night away after I got married. Didn't book the bridal suite as liked the idea of the doors opening onto the lakes in the downstairs rooms. We arrived to a group standing at the reception that looked us up and down until one of the receptionists decided to help us and was actually very friendly. We... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff are very rude, the rooms are very dated probably last done in the early eighties. We were there for a wedding and the bar shut at twelve with no provisions for guests? The breakfast room was a shambles! We arrived into a room with seventy percent of the tables full of filthy plates just left there. (This was... More

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Kevindemicoli, Manager at The Inn on the Lake, responded to this review

First and foremost, I would like to apologize. I was truly astonished when I first noticed your comments on trip advisor, I don't believe that your comment should be published especially about the receptionist its not right and she was trying to explain to you that she is not allowed to give you any kind of refund . I would... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is in a beautiful location. Our room looked out over the grounds and lake and was fantastic to look out on. The hotel itself, although a little dated was exceptionally clean and in very good order. The food was really good and a great range offered. I cannot praise the staff enough. They were friendly, helpful and very... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for a wedding, bearing in mind there were all the wedding guests plus all the usual visitors and guest at the hotel, there was only one person behind the bar for most of the time and it was taking ages to get served. In the morning when we went to the bar they had to get someone... More

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41 reviews 41 reviews
13 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

I recently celebrated my 50th birthday at this hotel, first of all i want to thank all of the staff for a great weekend, i had many family and freinds staying, and all of them were really impressed with the location, rooms, food supplied for the party, bar staff even the freindly cleaners who came in at the end to... More

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

On arrival the receptionist was welcoming,informative about the hotel and very efficient. My room,although a little tired in decor,was very clean and had most things needed for a flying visit.If I had to be picky,then a larger t.v. would be nice. The public areas were clean and the bar staff ok. Breakfast was interesting with antique,well used toasters that need... More

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Address: Shorne, Gravesend DA12 3HB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Gravesend
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Hotel Class:3 star — The Inn on the Lake 3*
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Set in 12 acres of woodland, the Inn on the Lake Hotel offers a friendly and comfortable stay in a modern, family run establishment. With excellent transport links to London, the Channel Ports and the Medway Towns, as well as the M2, M20 and M25 motorways, the stunning views across the two lakes are surprisingly tranquil and relaxing. The Inn on the Lake has 80 comfortable guest rooms (many of them with direct access to the 2 beautiful lakes and surrounding woodland) offering en-suite bathrooms, colour satellite television, direct dial telephone, tea & coffee making facilities and hairdryer. The hotel also boasts a fully licensed bar and restaurant, conference facilities and a unique banqueting room with a 180 panoramic view of the lakes and fountain. ... more   less 
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