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The Gordon House Hotel

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2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   91 High Street, Rochester ME1 1LX, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Richmond-upon-Thames, United Kingdom
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123 reviews 123 reviews
29 hotel reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped for lunch at the Gordon whilst walking about Rochester for the day. The feeling of the dining room is extremely old and I dare say that the wooden panels on the walls are late 19th century as are the paintings on the wall. And the could do with some restoring!The carpet and rest of the restaurant, including cutlery,... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Four of us arrived at the hotel on Tuesday afternoon where we were warmly welcomed. I immediately took to the place. Yes, it could do with a bit of a face lift but couldn't we all? I really enjoyed my stay - I slept like a log and if I go to Rochester again my first port of call would... More 

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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

This hotel is the tattiest shabbiest hotel we have ever stayed in and we go away a lot! We only stayed for one night so didn't have time to go elsewhere unfortunately. This is nothing that I can say that is complimentary about this hotel, I could write pages about the bad things but don't feel it necessary as it's... More 

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Rochester, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 via mobile

Tried the young chefs specials of Wild Boar ragu, followed by mango ice for pudding. Really yummy and perfect autumnal food. Window seats overlooking the historic High Street and Rochester Cathedral. Good food

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
6 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Quirky old hotel. It is a little like being in a weird fawlty towers episode. The staff are very friendly and get everywhere. I say this as we eat down the road at the Thai. The same staff. owned by same lady, who sat and chatted with us until 1am. It looks dirty and messy and could put people off.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

We stay there recently and enjoyed it so much we went back again !!!! The staff were the friendliest we've ever met. Breakfast was delicious. The staff went above and beyond to help us out in a few situations. We will be pre booking this hotel in the years to come. Dennis and Laura :).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

The kangaroo steak is better then beef :-) a must try !! The chef is very talented & dedicated to food. Even his chips are amazing. The waiting staff are very polite & really give you the sense of being inna quality restaurant :-)

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Don't let the grand exterior fool you. We popped in for lunch, and the waiter was nowhere to be found. Once the receptionist located him, we sat and ordered. Despite only 4 people dining in the whole hotel, service was slow. Some of the cutlery was sticky, bread came in horrible plastic baskets, and the food was devoid of all... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We booked the hotel without reading any of the reviews and after reading the reviews I was tempted to cancel our reservation. We only needed to stay there for one nightso we decided to give it a try and I really don't see what all the negative reviews are about. It's a 2 star hotel so people cannot expect too... More 

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

This is the worst hotel i've ever stayed at! It cos £75 to stay for a night in a double room however the room itself was very unclean and there wasn't any hot water for a shower in the morning. When we arrived the staff were rude and they even called us early in the morning to tell us to... More 

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Address: 91 High Street, Rochester ME1 1LX, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Rochester
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — The Gordon House Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 25
Also Known As:
Gordon Hotel Rochester
The Gordon House Hotel Rochester, Kent

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