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Lower Halstow, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

First call - very welcoming staff, who explained hotel was under going refurbishment (no problem with this as I was aware of situation) . My single room was clean and comfortable, and the bed was a dream to sleep on. Hotel staff polite and helpful. Convenient location for a family wedding 1 mile away, and no problems coming in late... More 

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Kent
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed in a refurbished room which was newly decorated fresh and immaculately clean. Room quite small but totally adequate for 2 persons. Booked room several months ago and there was a slight problem with booking confirmation last week but soon rectified once the email conversations were checked and original price quoted was honoured. The breakfast was excellent,good quality and nicely... More 

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Thank AP59
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is without a shadow of a doubt the worst UK hotel I have stayed in and one of the most expensive I have had on a business trip. For the first time in my life I checked out early. I emailed the hotel management with complaints but I have not heard back from them. Just avoid it if you... More 

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Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

We were in Seven Oak for a school open day and had to be on site for 9am on a Saturday morning. Coming from London, we wanted to take it easy and the Royal Oak, being just across the street from the school, it was the perfect choice for this. We had a complementary coffee tea machine in the bedroom.... More 

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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 8, 2016

Arrived for a coffee at c.0945 , which we could reasonably expect from a hotel. It was served rather slowly and of average quality. No biscuits but a croissante offered , so got a KitCat from the car. Cold room , not a good smell and they couldn't raise a bill as the machine wasn't open but eventually , after... More 

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Reviewed October 6, 2016

I recently arranged a large booking for my wedding guests, to stay at this hotel. At the time I was informed that the hotel was under development but the rooms would be ready. Guests since phoned to make bookings, some bookings were taken and others told that bookings for weddings were no longer being made. It took 3 phones calls... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 4, 2016

This is a lovely hotel with friendly and helpful staff. Reception staff were brilliant at both check in and check out. One member of staff made a personal journey to fetch my morning newspapers form the local newsagents. There is no lift in this hotel. My room was well illuminated and had plenty of storage space. The bed was very... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed September 12, 2016

After travelling far we were greeted, via the bar,reception was locked, with "are you paying cash or credit card" then did we want to book dinner. I would like to have seen our room. We were told it was on the 2nd floor, no lift, very steep stairs. We had to find it ourselves, carrying our own luggage. Room was... More 

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Redhill, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

We went to a wedding and stayed here last night, had lots of fun when returning from the wedding, our group met a lovely man from Canada at the bar who stayed up and partied with us!!! Rooms are ok but do the job. The breakfast looked very nice. Staff very friendly but the could do with a better selection... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 4, 2016

I have stayed here many times I the laa12 years, at here my company puts us so we have to put up with it.. Well this year was different, currently being refurbished and I was lucky to have one of the upgraded rooms, has a better wow factor. If the rest of the refurb follows then it will be great.... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
As of April this year The Royal Oak Hotel has entered a new era, it is about to undergo a full and tasteful refurbishment of the property.This 18th-century coaching inn is 500 metres from the town centre and a mile from Sevenoaks Rail Station. It offers free parking and good access to central London and Gatwick Airport. Queen Victoria stayed at the Brook Royal Oak when she visited nearby Knole House and deer park. The individually decorated en-suite rooms mix original charm with modern comforts. All rooms have TVs, radios, hairdryers, ironing facilities and tea/coffee. Hotel Rooms: 41 FREE WIFI throughout the hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Royal Oak Hotel

Address: 5 High Street, Sevenoaks TN13 1HY, England (Formerly Brook Royal Oak Hotel)
Location: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Sevenoaks District > Sevenoaks
Price Range: $139 - $156 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Royal Oak Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 41
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“Refurbished rooms are fresh, clean and tastefully decorated”
 of 5 bubbles AP59, 5 days ago | Read review
“Best to ask for a room at the back, away from the main road.”
 of 5 bubbles dominicp41, Oct 4, 2016 | Read review
“No Lift, steep stairs. ask to see your room first.”
 of 5 bubbles londondel100, Sep 12, 2016 | Read review
“I stayed in 110”
 of 5 bubbles ShirleyP109, Sep 4, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the coach house quieter”
 of 5 bubbles Spreadeagle2014, Aug 14, 2016 | Read review
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