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Birling House B & B

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Alders Road | Capel Tunbridge Wells, Capel, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN12 6SR, England
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 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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3 reviews
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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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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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 via mobile

Just stated there with wife and baby for one night. The room was spacious and clean and the breakfast was very good. There was a lovely guest lounge and country cottage gardens. The owner is very friendly and helpful - even booked us a meal at the local pub for our arrival. Car access was provided and the landlord even... More 

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

A positive and encouraging review - thank you so much It was great to have you and your lovely 4 month old baby stay here (got me ready to visit my 4 month old Grandson in Canada) Fortunately with only two bedrooms available for guests (one on the left hand side of the house and one on the right :... More 

Reading, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Friendly, convenient B&B to stay, wonderful "Kent" (Full English) breakfast to start the day off. Plenty of places to visit and convenient restaurants / pubs to eat at in the evenings. Pleasant countryside location.

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

Many thanks for your encouraging review - great that you were able to see some of Kents best (Knowle / Scotney / Sissinghurst / Batemans / Chartwell) and I look forward to your return visit to see many more! Bob More 

Telford, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
17 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We returned after two years to be welcomed by Bob. Our stay was relaxed and enjoyable. Room comfortable, we had the twin this time, with an enormous modern bathroom. Breakfast was what we wanted. We had fresh fruit, the Kent breakfast and toast with home made marmalade. Each breakfast cooked to order. Each day saw a slightly different offer. (One... More 

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

Great to welcome you back ( the greatest complement any hospitality provider can receive is for guests to return) I am so pleased the local restaurants all delivered what I had confidently promised and the Kent Breakfast choices here gave you a good start to the day When guests return its like a family visit - lots of catching up... More 

Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

My husband and I recently stayed at Birling House for one night for our friends' wedding just down the road. Bob (the owner) was very accomodating when an early check-in was requested which was really helpful. On arrival everything was ready and Bob showed us to our room. Bright and large double with our own bathroom across the hall. Tea/coffee... More 

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

How lovely to get such an encouraging review after just one nights stay! Thank you so much I am glad you were able to relax and prepare for the wedding in a leisurely manner - come back soon and enjoy the special attractions that Kent has to offer! Bob More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

I recently stayed at Birling House on three separate occasions whilst working in the local area and I shall definitely be booking myself in without hesitation if I'm ever in that area of Kent again, even if it means driving a further to work. Bob was a very warm, affable and friendly host from the moment I turned up on... More 

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

Many many thanks for such generous comments! It was great having you stay here and sharing some aspects of your fascinating work. I am so glad you enjoyed your breakfasts - I am so lucky to have local suppliers of great products. Come back soon More 

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Spent a very pleasant 2 nights in this B & B. Well appointed room with very comfy bed. Not en suite but had our own bathroom opposite our room which was perfect. Good powerful shower cubicle and Bob the owner had put everything we could possibly have needed and more for guest use. Lovely lounge for guests and breakfast room... More 

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

Many thanks for taking time out to write such an encouraging review! I am delighted you were able to visit many (but not all yet!) of our best National Trust attractions and that you were comfortable throughout your stay. I will pass on your complementary comments to the Dovecote Inn team - I am sure they will be pleased The... More 

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