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Worcester
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A review of two parts one good, one not so good. Arrived at The Royal Oak late afternoon and checked in without problem. The, assumed east European, member of staff gave me the room key and directed me upstairs to room 14. Please note that this room is not suitable for anyone over the height of 5 feet, unfortunately I... More 

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Thank tridymite
Nikki_Podak, General Manager at The Royal Oak, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. Unfortunately we cannot change the ceiling height, if you'd ask a member of staff I'm sure we could of changed your room without any problems. We are glad you enjoyed your meal with us. More 

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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

There was a genuine welcome, and nothing was too much trouble for this excellent team. The food was amazing and quickly served, and the restaurant and bar were well furnished with beams and comfy seats. The room was a little tired but cleanliness was excellent - I think some refurbishment is in the offing.My stay was really enjoyable.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

This is a review on the food. I went for a birthday meal with my family. Two of my family had chicken skewers. When they arrived there was only one skewer with 4 tiny cubes of chicken. This was priced at £15. We said to the manager and she was less than accommodating. We asked for a reduction in price... More 

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Thank Deano243
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016 via mobile

The food was truly amazing! I had the linguine pescatore which was beautifully creamy with loads of fish, prawns and Scallops. My husband had a steak which was cooked to perfection! Wonderful range of beers and ales. Really fantastic and attentive staff always on hand to explain a dish or recommend a beer. Can't prais this place enough! Thanks Nikki... More 

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Nikki_Podak, General Manager at The Royal Oak, responded to this review

Thank you for your glowing review Elle. Always nice to know the locals choose our pub. More 

Cranbrook, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016 via mobile

I visited the restaurant yesterday lunchtime, we had not booked a table, but they accommodated 3 of us. The food was excellent, service very good. Staff were friendly and kind. I will definitely be back soon. Thanks for a really pleasant afternoon.

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Christow, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015 via mobile

Travelled here to visit family. We got the box room which was ok, as we came for a family party so really needed a room. Breakfast was nice. However, I didn't once see a member of staff smile. We also weren't made aware of all the information like the wifi code or the code for the door to get in... More 

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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

Lovely staff,great restaurant.... fine dinning...pleasant outlook onto the small garden.over all a very enjoyable stay for two nights.bar staff helpful and the waitress service was good a smile always makes you feel welcome.good breakfast choice .between 7-00-9-30am.

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London, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

We paid £99 for two nights plus a main meal, this was a special deal with Groupon. I wouldn't have wanted to spend anymore than this as it was quite basic, we had a fair size room with tea/coffee making facilities and good size bathroom. I think our room was above the kitchen because it was so hot in our... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Visiting area for a family function, so did not expect 5star accommodation. This is a pub that is well supported by the local community and offers a variety of food and drink. the rooms are adequate,bed comfortable and tea making facilities. bathroom lacked a hand rail in the bath. Clean towels and usual shampoo,gel etc.

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Sinnington, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Arrived without a reservation on a Monday evening and got a room OK. Up some rickety stairs to a front bedroom. Somewhat taken aback by the decor, but it was clean and comfortable although I did get locked in the bathroom and had to be rescued by my husband. Hope they fix that soon as it was quite disconcerting to... More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about The Royal Oak

Address: Rye Road, Hawkhurst TN18 4EP, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Hawkhurst
Price Range: $96 - $146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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