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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My son in law and I stayed here for a night, and wow what a lovely surprise. Greeted very warmly as soon as we walked in by a very pleasant Lady. We were then shown to the quaintest room's we have ever stayed in. Had a meal there later in the evening, not only did the Chef cook our steaks... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed one night only on a B & B basis, on family business. Very impressed with the room "Hayes". Bed very comfortable. (Quirky floor levels)The breakfast was ideal. Loved the entire interior. Great place to stay. Enjoyed every minute. Thanks.

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Thank Trevor O
Worthing, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The building is beautiful, the potential is great - nice people, good food, comfortable bed... but on a busy evening the flaws showed. Why were there no extra staff to help ? - long waits for food and signs of standards slipping, with no apparent apology to the French guests gulping down their late food to rush to the Shuttle.

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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Let's start with the reasons that you need to visit the Abbott's Fireside, and later we'll deal with the reasons why it might not be for everyone. Reason 1: If you love, "Olde Worlde", anything "Tudoresque", or you are an American tourist seeking an authentic taste of Old England, then you need to come and see this amazing building. A... More 

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Thank Steve M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

We had a wonderful room up in the roof overlooking some beatific countryside. All beautiful wooden fittings and a nice modern bathroom with shower. Complimentary toiletries and tea coffee and biscuits were a nice touch too. The bed was so cosy that it was only the call of the delicious full English breakfast that got me out of the room!... More 

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Essex, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

THis 15th Century Inn nestles inthe Vale of Elham inth heart of Kent. it feels like its a milion miles from anywhere, but in fact you are only 20 minutes from Canterbury and 15 minutes from Dover! narrow country lanes abound, twisting and turning, with grass inthe iddle, yet always managing to deliver you to your destination! THe Abbots Firside... More 

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Thank Helen M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

We spent two nights at this friendly & cosy hotel. The history of the inn can be found in a folder by the fireside, and directs you another treasure of the hotel. We ate there on a Saturday night. There was a good choice on the menu, which included 2 fish dishes for starters & mains. Desert wines were also... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

From the outside, this building is picture perfect. From the inside, it's quirky and quality. We stayed here overnight when walking the Elham Valley way, and it was a luxurious treat for tired feet. Our room was on the top floor which was up very creaky old staircases with low beams, creating a sense of occasion. Definitely mind your head!!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

We were looking for a hotel near Folkestone and found this gem by accident. Our first impressions were confirmed when we entered what appeared to be an inn from the middle ages, to be greeted by the most efficient and friendliest staff. The rooms were tastefully appointed and reflected the age of the building with even floors that were not... More 

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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

Came here for dinner with a friend. Firstly - it was a nice surroundings. Nice bar and friendly staff. Bad stuff..... Only one beer on offer. Measley offering with regards to nibbles (3 pieces of bread for 2 of us) I chose the £26 beef fillet. The potato fondant was raw, and when I informed the waiter he just said... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
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Additional Information about Abbot's Fireside Hotel

Address: High Street, Elham CT4 6TD, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Elham
Price Range: $122 - $157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Abbot's Fireside Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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