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Birling House B & B

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

We stayed at Bob's B and B for a wedding held locally. We were in the double room which was very comfortable and equipped with everything you could wish for. Although the shower room was across the way it had lovely views and a powerful shower with lots of hot water! Bob was a star, driving us to the wedding... More 

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Bob A, Owner at Birling House B & B, responded to this review

So happy that you enjoyed your stay here and that you made the time to post such a great review. The Kent Breakfast Award Scheme encourages use of our excellent local produce (including the eggs from the adjacent farm) The "wedding in the woods" venue is just a few minutes away by car so I am happy to help with... More 

Basingstoke, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

We were attending a wedding at Whetsted Farm and Bob very kindly ferried 4 of us to the venue. He also picked us up at 11:00 pm when a taxi company (Express cabs - never use them!) let us down. The B&B was ideal for our purpose, very well appointed with comfortable, well provided bedrooms and two immaculately well appointed... More 

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Bob A, Owner at Birling House B & B, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write such an encouraging review, I really appreciate it. I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay here and that the "wedding in the woods" went so well. Glad I was able to "rescue"you when the taxi let you down, I hope you have given them a very tough time! More 

Belfast Northern Ireland
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230 reviews
85 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

Very enjoyable stay here at this B&B and Bob was a great host. He offered good recommendations for things to do in the local area - there are many lovely properties to visit and one that Bob kindly highlighted was Ightham Mote. I stayed in a spacious and comfortable double room. The house is lovely and the garden is so... More 

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Bob A, Owner at Birling House B & B, responded to this review

In this busy world it really is so encouraging when guests take time out to post a review - especially when they have had a great stay! Locally we have excellent food, neighbours who make preserves or keep chickens and ducks (so the eggs are really fresh), plus sausages and bacon from local farms , farm shops and farmers markets,... More 

Walt Disney World, Florida
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

This has been so far the best B&B i ever been around UK and calling it a B&B could low it a bit because the hospitality and kindness of BoB are outstanding! I only took a short time stay there but since i will go there again i will manage to be there earlier to enjoy the great area around... More 

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Bob A, Owner at Birling House B & B, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such a lovely review! I was concerned that your travel plans seemed a little vulnerable to late night transport, inclement weather, and a venue destination in the middle of nowhere! Fortunately all was well and you were able to relax here, enjoy a good breakfast and arrive for your activity day suitably refreshed. I look... More 

London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016 via mobile

Birling House has to be one of the classiest B&Bs in Kent. The host, Bob, is genuine, welcoming and accommodating and his beautiful house is a secluded haven from main roads and bustle. I have stayed here twice now for business, multiple nights each time, and will be booking again. The rooms are tastefully decorated, very comfortable and provide everything... More 

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Bob A, Owner at Birling House B & B, responded to this review

Wow, thank you so much for taking time out of your very busy schedule to write such an encouraging review! This is a lovely part of Kent, with so many places of interest to visit, but even more importantly, it is possible to find an oasis of calm close to the hurdy gurdy of Tunbridge Wells and Tonbridge. Great produce... More 

Much Wenlock, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

My husband was working in Kent for a week, so I decided to go with him and have an exploration of the area while he was busy in the day. We chose Birling House B&B because it was close to where my husband needed to be, and it looked good on the website. It was actually much better than good,... More 

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Bob A, Owner at Birling House B & B, responded to this review

Wow, thank you both so much for such a motivating and complimentary review! I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay here, and found the "comforts of home" that I strive to provide. I am so lucky to live in an area that has excellent local produce, great pubs / restaurants and plenty of Historic Houses and Gardens to visit... More 

Cambridge, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

This is our second visit to Birling House and the best B & B we have ever stayed at. Bob is a fantastic host and we can highly recommend his cooking. We had such varied breakfasts each day. Nothing is too much trouble for Bob and there is everything to make your stay a pleasant experience. The bedrooms are very... More 

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Bob A, Owner at Birling House B & B, responded to this review

Returning visitors are the ultimate complement for a hospitality provider - no matter how big or small the business. Thank you Joy for such a lovely review - so good to know that you were comfortable during your stay, and even better that you will be back! The Kent Breakfast Award Scheme encouraged me to start using some of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015 via mobile

My family and I stayed for three delightful nights at this B & B in Kent. We wished we could have stayed longer! Bob, our host made a very tasty breakfast each morning with local ingredients - he's a great cook! Most of the ingredients came from local farms. He gave us directions and a map for places we wanted... More 

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Bob A, Owner at Birling House B & B, responded to this review

Hi Nancy and Brian - and thank you so much for such a lovely review I am delighted you enjoyed your stay here so much - I am lucky to be surrounded by so many grand houses + castles + gardens ( and great pubs serving excellent food!) Here at Birling House the Kent Breakfast Award Scheme has motivated me... More 

Vancouver, Canada
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

My family and I stayed in this B&B for several nights, it is an English cottage with a beautiful English garden and farm with lambs in the backyard, very idyllic and beautiful. Central to any place in Kent. The service is top notch with excellent bedding, updated and very clean. The breakfast were all local and organic and full breakfasts... More 

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Thank Lisa M
Bob A, Owner at Birling House B & B, responded to this review

Hi Lisa: Thank you very much for your encouraging review. It was lovely having you and your family stay here long enough to enjoy lots of good humour and become friends I am delighted you enjoyed the "Kent Breakfasts" and and some of the many attractions Kent has to offer. Its great that you plan to return here to see... More 

Arvika, Sweden
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44 reviews
36 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

When we planned ahead of attending a geocaching event at the Hop Farm we wanted to stay at a B&B and found this one on tripadvisor with excellent reviews. We were not disappointed - we only stayed for one night, but could easily have stayed longer. Nice location in the woods, clean and tidy, a good sized room with a... More 

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Bob A, Owner at Birling House B & B, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind words - I am delighted you were comfortable and it was great to have you and the other geocaching couple here for the weekend event at the Hop Farm. I hope you will return soon ans make time to visit some of our local attractions Bob More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A charming Victorian cottage, surrounded by orchards and hop gardens in Kent. We are near Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells, Paddock Wood, Pembury, and the M25, making London accessible. We have a four star Enjoy England B&B rating, with silver and breakfast awards. Bob, your host, looks forward to welcoming you to this peaceful and tranquil B&B in the Kent countryside. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Birling House B & B

Address: Birling House Alders Road | Capel Tunbridge Wells, Capel, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN12 6SR, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Royal Tunbridge Wells > Capel
Price Range: $71 - $97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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