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29 Medway Bridge Marina | Manor Lane, Rochester ME1 3HS, England
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Sovereign
Ranked #3 of 17 Rochester B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our stay here. The hosts were very friendly and welcoming and the boat was very interesting. The room was spotlessly clean and the breakfast very appetising. We walked from the boat into Rochester along a pleasant path and enjoyed a meal in one of the many restaurants in this really lovely town.

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Ventura, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Sue & Bob are great hosts! Staying on a boat was great fun, the rooms were clean and airy, the bed was comfortable and the nights were quiet. The breakfast was amazing, they were a little alarmed that we weren't eating enough, but we left the table stuffed every morning!

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Chesham, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

A lovely experience to spend a few days away on this boat moored on the Medway. Bob and Sue are very welcoming hosts and Bob provides a hearty cooked breakfast. I can recommend this b and b to anyone visiting the area who would like to try something just a little bit different.

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Cheshire
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

This was our second stay at the Soverign as a group of friends touring the area. Big welcome and cuppa on arrival. Rooms clean and comfortable. Location quite unique. Sue and Bob are great hosts and have worked hard to convert this lovely boat into a successful B&B. Cooked breakfast was man size and set us up well for the... More

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Bishops Itchington UK
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

For a B & B with a difference this is strongly recommended. Don't expect a marina like Monte Carlo (it is more mud flats and some rotting 'hulks') but obviously very nautical - great views of the Medway and at high tide the B & B does float! Sue and Bob are the perfect hosts and nothing is too much... More

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Gosport, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

My Husband and I had a two night stay in the Yellow Cabin and it was perfect, we only wish we had longer to spend on the Sovereign . All your needs are looked after by Bob and Sue and we were made to feel like part of the family. Always a cuppa on hand and a smashing breakfast that... More

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Hinckley, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Delightful b+b in Rochester at Medway Bridge Marina. Lovely experience watching the river and the boatyard activities. Bob and Sue most welcoming - after minutes of meeting we felt we'd known them for years. Couldn't do enough for us. Hope to be back sometime and will definitely recommend to friends visiting the area.

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Emsworth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

A warm welcome, mugs of tea, comfortable room, hearty breakfast - what more could you want in a B & B? We would definitely stay there again. Warning to shower users (in Blue room) - you'd hit your head if taller than average - however, corner bath more than compensates - plenty of horizontal room!

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

Lee says now that the b+b boat on the isle of wight is no more, a genuinely unique experience. run by the friendliest of people and most comfortable at a reasonable price, i'll be back (tomorrow), also can't wait to stay here in summer.

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Sevenoaks
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

My husband and needed 24 hours of piece and quiet! The perfect place we stayed in the blue room it was lovely and clean and lovely view ( lots to watch passing boats and rowers ) the breakfast was hearty and fab cups of tea always on offer. Bob and Sue were so welcoming we hope to return before they... More

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Address: 29 Medway Bridge Marina | Manor Lane, Rochester ME1 3HS, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Rochester
Also Known As:
Sovereign Rochester, Kent

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