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Geilenkirchen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

We came to Kent for a short break and booked the Oast House for our accommodation. It is a great place to sleep, decorated great and the owners are a wonderful couple. We were greeted upon arrival and were shown the Oast house. It is nothing we had ever seen or slept in before... It turned out to be a... More 

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

We had a lovely weekend away staying in the Oast House which is a integral part of the history of the area. Sean and Corina were wonderful hosts providing freshly baked bread each morning. The garden is beautiful and the area very pleasant for walks.

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Liphook, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

I recently stayed for 2 nights in the lovely Garden Room at Godwin House with my mother. The room is very comfortable, full of character and excellent attention to detail. There were fresh flowers on the table, super-comfy beds and a spacious and cosily warm bathroom. The breakfast was delicioius and we were very impressed with the home-made marmalade and... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

Sean and Corinna were wonderful hosts. They are both a very welcoming and interesting couple. Their B&B is unlike anywhere else we have stayed - we loved it! We would happily recommend and go back ourselves. The attention to detail, homemade marmalade, freshly baked milk bread (v delicious!) and interior decoration in the Oast House makes it a unique experience.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

We spent a lovely night in the Oast House which was beautiful, and very cosy. It was also surprisingly easy to find, even though we weren't familiar with the area. Sean was a wonderful host, and even told us all about the history of their beautiful property. Definitely recommended!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

We had a lovely time staying in the Oast House. It happened to be a wild and windy weekend weather wise, but the Oast was warm and comfortable. Sean and Corinna were great hosts and made sure we had everything we needed.

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Prince George, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

There are not enough superlatives to describe Godwin House and its delightful hosts. Our first stay last year in the Garden Cottage was so memorable, we worked around our travel schedule so that we could include a second visit. Could the hospitality be any better? Sean and Corinna welcomed us with a refreshing drink and nibbles so that we could... More 

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

Spent a very romantic evening at Godwins delightful Oast House- the smallest in England. Our host Sean greeted us with a very welcome Gin & Tonic and Corrina's breakfast the following morning was simply magnificent, one would be hard pushed to experience anything superior anywhere else!

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

We really enjoyed our stay at Godwin House. We slept like logs, ate like kings and indulged a passion for history! Attention to detail was flawless. Even with our later than expected arrival (courtesy of an overturned lorry on the M20) Sean took the time to point us in the direction of a good restaurant and made sure they would... More 

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Sean H, Manager at Godwin House, responded to this review

It was fun doing the history and we have a potential change to our own. We have since had a visit from an oast house historian who took photos in 1960. It was a lot more barn like, draughty and cold then. He's looking at adding more than a hundred years to our estimate of its date of being rebuilt... More 

Boston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

My husband and I stayed for 2 nights with friends at Godwin House. We slept in the Oast House and our friends stayed in the small cottage. Both rooms are spotless and very quirky. We received a very warm welcome and the gin and tonic was just what we needed after along days walking! Our hosts couldn't do enough for... More 

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Sean H, Owner at Godwin House, responded to this review

It's good to have walkers because Corinna in particular is a keen walker and likes everyone to see around the beauty of this place. You get the best of it if you take it at a walking pace and get away from the roads. It takes longer to do but is it worth and there's loads more to come back... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
You are invited to bed and breakfast at our Tudor home in the heart of the Weald of Kent. Godwin House, is an Elizabethan farmhouse built in 1580 and, set in lovely grounds minutes from ancient Cranbrook and Sissinghurst. You can choose between two luxurious en suite rooms - stylish Garden Cottage or our beautiful, unique Oast House, the oldest in England, a 16th Century building rebuilt in 1740. Garden Cottage with its peg tiled roof and weatherboarding is pure Kentish style. Exposed beams and antique furniture create a welcoming and interesting space, relaxing and private. Godwin’s Oast House is special. There’s nowhere like it. You are in the heart of Kent’s history and rural life but with en-suite comfort,fine furnishings, king sized sleigh bed and mod cons. Breakfast is the best of local produce with home baked bread fresh on the day served in our Tudor Morning Room in the house overlooking the views in this designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Godwin House

Address: Godwin House Tenterden Road, Cranbrook TN17 3PA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Cranbrook
Price Range: $96 - $132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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