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Kings Head Hotel

58 High St, Rochester me1 1ld, England
Kings Head Hotel
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Chichester
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely my worst hotel experience ever. Even Greece and Spain make these guys look BAD. After phoning in the day to book, I arrived, and experienced a 20 minute check in at a Pub bar. The girl was young and inexperienced, couldnt find our booking, computer down , etc etc. After eventually being shown 3 floors above to our room,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great hotel good comfortable clean rooms friendly staff and perfect location will certainly return again. The night porter who lets you in is a really friendly guy who has worked there for many years I'd say an asset.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Brilliant carvery. One of the best I've had. The staff are very helpful and friendly. The manager was welcoming and made sure we didn't wait for anything. The food was excellent with 4 different meats. Good size slices. The vegetables were nice with a good selection. I highly recommend the kings head. Highly recommended

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Mount Vernon, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

My boyfriend and I stayed at this inn for one night. The room was clean and simply but stylishly decorated with a black & white theme, a black chandelier, fresh white paint, and elegant wall paper. That's the good part. Now for the bad, and I will go in chronological order: First, our room was en suite, and the toilet... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

We came up from London for the night and had never been to Rochester before and didn't know anything about the area,we found this place accidentally and so glad we did, the food was so amazing and so much of it, the staff where so friendly and polite. I would definitely recommend this pub to have anyone, love the old... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We didn't stay in the hotel, we went in for lunch. The food was very nice and reasonably priced. We have 2 young children. The children's menus are also colouring sheets for the kids to do. As the colouring pencils didn't work on the coated sheets, the staff went out and purchased colouring pens for the kids to use. Outstanding... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

Stayed at this hotel last week and was disappointed, to say the least. I was 'welcomed' by being told that I didn't have a reservation and must be in the wrong place. I had to show my call list history in my mobile to prove I'd actually called. (The person who answered the phone did seem quite busy and clearly... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We turned up at this pub after driving 160 miles down south for a family members party. We were then greeted by a mocking tone on 'here they are!' and immediately knew something was up. Then we were greeted by the manager (who we were later told was a new one at that) who proceeded to inform us that one... More 

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Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014 via mobile

I stayed here for 3 weeks while working in Rochester, rooms were pleasant, the cleaner made the beds every day, food downstairs was excellent and wasn't to pricey, bar staff were friendly and helpful, I would defiantly stay here again!

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Herne Bay, Kent
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

I went with a small party to the King's Head in Rochester yesterday. Everyone in our party agreed that the food was excellent, the beer and other drinks were good and reasonably priced, and the staff were all friendly, efficient and highly professional. All in all therefore it proved to be a most enjoyable experience, and I would certainly recommend... More 

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