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Welcome to our 4 star guest house which is situated in the beautiful countryside on the North Downs Way in just outside Folkestone (Kent) and very close to the English Channel Ports and EuroTunnel. Situated in the heart of the Garden of England, "Crete Down" is the ideal base from which to explore all aspects of Kent or serve as an excellent stay for your onward journey to mainland Europe or further afield in the UK.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Room Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair access
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • English
We stayed one night here and although the bed was comfortable and the room was pleasant, it was not an experience that I would repeat. When we arrived the lady was out so we went for a walk. I really didnt mind being asked to take my shoes off, but in the bedroom was a list of
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Response from cretdown, Owner at Crete Down
Responded Aug 15, 2016
I am sorry you did not enjoy your stay. An overwhelming majority of my other customers have been very happy as can be seen in other online reviews. With regards to the various points mentioned; I ask for guests to leave the keys in the house just in the same way in a classic hotel (i.e.hotels without key-are encoded cards) and only done for security purposes. I am always here to make sure your valuables are safe and naturally, your room will be kept locked at all times. Regarding the 'rules' naturally, conversations are allowed (!) After all, there is a television in each room. I only ask for guests to take into cosideration other guests since many of them wake-up very early for their ongoing trips to the continent or further into UK. Majority people prefer to pay cash to avoid bank charges which is beyond my control and not credit cards. We are open from 4pm and I arrived one minute or so before. If guests wish to arrive earlier, they simply request via email or telephone. Online bookings are subject to commission charges which are naturally included in the prices. I also recommend a good quality local pub-restaurant where a 20% discount is given for my guests I merely offer it in order to add value to the stay of our guests.
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We spent two nights here in July. The owner couldn't have been more welcoming and helpful. Situated on a hill side above Folkstone with great views. The rooms was clean and well-appointed with very comfortable beds. The cooked breakfast was perfection.
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Could not have asked for more. Host helped us out with a problem and went above and beyond. Room had all we needed and expected. Great Breakfast and conversation. Leafy area and great views. Will return one day. Thanks for everything.
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We have just come back from a lovely stay at Crete Down B&B, oh my goodness, Henryka was the best host and such a friendly warm welcome upon arriving. Our bedrooms (had 2 as we had our children with us), were clean & spotless, both rooms had en-suite which again very clean,
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My husband and I stayed here on Saturday 27 June. We had a lovely room which was very clean and comfortable. Henriyka was delightful and very welcoming. The breakfast was cooked fresh and extremely good. Plenty to eat here! Would definitely recommend.
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rose suite
Rose bedroom
view from front rooms
the garden
"There is some road noise - which is not intrusive when the double glazed windows are shut. Rooms at rear might be even quieter."
"If you want a view of the magnificent garden, choose the room with the sitting area. It was spaciousness, with lovely furniture and a view to die for!"
"If you prefer ensuite there are two to choose from. The Rose room at the back has a bathroom for this room,s exclusive use but is not ensuite."
"Other rooms have ocean views but are a little smaller. Not small but we had a sitting room"
"every room is good x"
United KingdomEnglandFolkestone
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