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Hotel du Vin & Bistro

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Geneva, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Been here twice now and the first time was ok but more recently we went for dinner with friends during the week and the waiter was super unfriendly and almost seemed to be hurrying us out of the place. We had to call them over for drinks and the food was pretty average. Disappointing.

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Maidstone
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37 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A really cool hotel as most DuVin's are. Great service from the moment you arrive. We were offered an upgrade and shown to our beautiful room. The cocktail bar was very good and if the weather's fine there's a nice terrace to sit outside. We've stayed here a few times and always enjoyed it. Dinner options are good but for... More 

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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Revisited the restaurant after a disappointing meal, however, what a difference a day makes. Beautiful food, great wine and fantastic service. We had a lovely family meal, and look forward to coming back soon. Recommend to all. Thanks again.

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London, United Kingdom
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15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited for my wife's birthday yesterday and enjoyed a superb Sunday lunch ! Excellent value for very well prepared food, the market table is a definite plus. Good selection of wines, very good service from attentive French waiting staff. An impressive building with attractive garden, a treat for that special occasion. Well worth a visit !

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Thank Robbomc
Nikki D, General Manager at Hotel du Vin & Bistro, responded to this review

Dear Robbomc, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave your 5 star review of our Sunday brunch and grand building. It is always a pleasure to read such positive feedback of our service and I will certainly pass on your comments to all the team here. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards Nikki Dorkings... More 

London, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In theory this could be an excellent hotel, but it lacked in several areas. We paid £220 for one night and were given a tiny room, that you could barely negotiate as a couple(for a single person, perhaps it was adequate). There was nowhere to 'get ready', no dressing table with mirror - just the small mirror in the bathroom,... More 

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Nikki D, General Manager at Hotel du Vin & Bistro, responded to this review

Dear FaithAveryFox, Many thanks for taking the time to leave your review regards your recent stay. I am so disappointed to read your feedback regarding your room and I am very grateful to you for bringing this to my attention. I have in turn dealt with the matter personally and as a matter of urgency to ensure that this does... More 

Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As always a fantastic meal in a lovely setting Sunday brunch Five out of five market table absolutely fantastic Service also tops and the garden fab for the children A must if you are in Tunbridge Wells Also look at offers on other days Especially the châteaubriand offer

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Nikki D, General Manager at Hotel du Vin & Bistro, responded to this review

Dear deanwjm, Many thanks for taking the time to leave a 5 star review of our Sunday brunch. It is such a fantastic offering that proves to be very popular! I do hope you will have the chance to return in the future to enjoy our other offers. With kind regards Nikki Dorkings - General Manager More 

Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Sunday lunch with friends. We especially enjoyed the French market area: lots of choices of starters here! The salmon was certainly very tasty! Also, the house wine (both red and white) was good value.

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Nikki D, General Manager at Hotel du Vin & Bistro, responded to this review

Dear crazymddancer, Thank you very much for leaving your review of our Sunday brunch offering, I am delighted that you had a lovely time with us and do hope that you will return in the near future. With kind regards Nikki Dorkings - General Manager More 

Pembury, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here for my husband's birthday. We both love seafood and I booked the table online the same day. When we arrived, the Maitre D did not have our booking but made room for us outside, which is where we wanted to sit. We had to ask for the special menu but instead of a choice of three items... More 

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Nikki D, General Manager at Hotel du Vin & Bistro, responded to this review

Dear gmppr_12, A sincere thank you for taking the time to leave your 5 star review of our seafood platter offer in our bistro. It is proving very popular in the summer sunshine and we only seem to be missing the sea air to go with it! I do hope you will return to enjoy some of the other delights... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a beautiful welcome we received for our honeymoon night. The staff made us feel so special, including upgrading our room. The food was excellent and the service great. A beautiful garden area and the room was lovely as well. Highly recommended.

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Nikki D, General Manager at Hotel du Vin & Bistro, responded to this review

Dear Stuart H, First and foremost, many congratulations on your recent wedding and thank you for choosing Hotel du Vin Tunbridge Wells for your honeymoon! I am delighted that we were able to upgrade your room and that the staff made every effort to ensure you had a wonderful stay - I will certainly pass on your comments personally to... More 

Harpenden, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very important that you make sure what room you are getting. They had a wedding party and we were hived off with a small single room or possibly a large cupboard with a double bed levered in it. As you can see from the photos the TVs was shoved against the window Over £200 for one night. Bathroom was ok.... More 

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Nikki D, General Manager at Hotel du Vin & Bistro, responded to this review

Dear dolyon, Many thanks for your recent review. I am only sorry that we did not reach your expectation during your visit to us. Our grand listed building has a variety of rooms available which we would be happy to discuss with any guest before booking. I only hope that you will consider returning. With kind regards Nikki Dorkings -... More 

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  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Bistro Du Vin
Bistro Du Vin
Cuisines: French, European, British
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel du Vin Tunbridge Wells is set in one of the town's architectural landmarks, a Grade II-listed sandstone mansion built as a private residence in 1762. We have retained its authentic detail carefully, adding our unique touch to the 34 bedrooms with antiques and memorabilia. Guests can enjoy a game of boules, dining on the garden terrace with its wonderful views across Calverley Park, or a wander through the hotel's very own vineyard. BEDROOMS: Housed within this impressive building are 34 timelessly styled bedrooms and stunning suites, all featuring luxurious handsprung mattresses, fine Egyptian linen, deep baths and powerful drench showers, plasma TVs, DVDs and air conditioning. BISTRO: Open all week, and under the tutelage of head chef Daniel McGarey, Bistro du Vin is at the heart of our hotel, a classic, French styled, elegant and informal setting for lunch, dinner, to meet, celebrate or simply pass the time. Dine on the finest produce the Kent has to offer from local heroes such as herbs and seasonal vegetables from local nursery chef's herbs, meat from Woodlands Farm and fish from Chapman's of Sevenoaks. These are only a handful of the suppliers included within our homegrown & local philosophy. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel du Vin & Bistro

Address: Crescent Road, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN1 2LY, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Royal Tunbridge Wells
Price Range: $140 - $298 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel du Vin & Bistro 4*
Number of rooms: 34
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