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White Lion

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High Street, Tenterden TN30 6BD, England
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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I would just like to thank Liam and all of his hardworking staff for a thoroughly pleasant stay in their hotel this weekend. I was staying with my brother and my Mum to celebrate her recent 70th birthday and to take in the local sights and winery tour. We had agreed to check in half an hour early in order... More 

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Would stay here again - and hope the kitchen was open! It was closed the day we visited, which was frustrating after reading their menus online! Excellent beer and breakfast, however. Very nice room with spacious bathroom and idiosyncratic bedside shelves made out of old books!! However, the kitchen being closed did lead to our enjoying a delicious Turkish meal... More 

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Whitstable, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A splendid find on a hot busy Monday afternoon. Staff attentive, but not overbearing. Food well presented and delicious. Nicely appointed restaurant - cool on a very warm day. 14oz T bone, rare, very well received.

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Thank lemurlamb
Las Vegas, Nevada
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16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cosy bedrooms, large comfortable bed - homely feel (if you have a nice home). Good breakfast, in very small quaint Kentish Town. Buzzy lunch groups, mainly over excited wedding goers on weekend, live music on Friday and Saturday - very loud but very much enjoyed by an varied and fun loving local crowd. Would visit again.

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Found this hotel just by chance on searching internet whilst attending the recent Beer festival( 17/18 June) & so glad we did. The customer service from booking through to checkout were exceptional ( mostly dealt with Bev( Nothing was too much trouble . Fresh milk , rather than the horrible uht , you usually find in the room as well... More 

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WhiteLion-Manager, Front Office Manager at White Lion, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review and such a lovely one at that We have you in our cancellation diary if any rooms do become availabe for Friday 2nd September and we will be sure to give you a call Look forward to welcoming you next time Kind regards The Management Team More 

Maidstone, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is our second time dining here and love the food. The interior decor is warm and Tenterden in general is a lovely little town. The service was a bit slow between the courses but in all we had a good experience.

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Thank Melensky
WhiteLion-Manager, Front Office Manager at White Lion, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review We are pleased to read that you enjoyed your visit Our food is all cooked freshly, so sometimes when busy this does cause a delay for which we apologise We look forward to welcoming you again Kind regards The Management Team More 

Kent
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really good food, shame they can't hold of 20 mins for laying and slamming for breakfast ! Delivery coffees on a tray for us to hand out ourselves, then on over hearing our frustration, the derive got even worse ! Shame as we've been a few times and always seemed nice.

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Thank bluboy1983
WhiteLion-Manager, Front Office Manager at White Lion, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us even though we didn't get it right this time Our staff have all been briefed regarding the issues you had on this evening If you would like to contact our manager Liam regarding your experience with us he would like to discuss this with you Kind regards More 

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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My Wife and I, recently stayed here, we were plesently surprised with the size and quality of our room, also the staff were very helpful and friendly. The only problem was when we ordered dinner, our burgers were under cooked and the fries were limp and greasy, even after sending our dinners back, they were still undercooked, in the end... More 

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WhiteLion-Manager, Front Office Manager at White Lion, responded to this review

Thank you for your review We are sorry to read of your disappointing meal with us, and are sorry that we didn't get it right for you this time Kind regards The Management Team More 

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76 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Four of us visited here for Sunday lunch. The restaurant is pleasant in a lovely old building. The restaurant had obviously been busy for Fathers Day, but was was not over busy at 1530. The experience was one of waiting - for menus, drinks, food. The food was average with lukewarm warm vegetables, soggy, greasy roast potatoes. I wouldn't bother... More 

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WhiteLion-Manager, Front Office Manager at White Lion, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review We are very sorry that we didn't get it right If you would like to contact us we will see if what we can do to rectify the situation Kind regards The Management Team More 

Canterbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Visited for family Sunday lunch. Lovely old pub, beautifully decorated, friendly and attentive staff. Superb food, especially the roast dinners. Lots of choice and good value for money, We will definitely visit again.

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WhiteLion-Manager, Front Office Manager at White Lion, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review We are very pleased to read that you enjoyed your visit and look forward to welcoming you and your family again soon Kind regards The Management Team More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Following a stunning recent refurbishment the White Lion Hotel now gracefully combines ‘olde world’ charms with a contemporary look and feel. All of the rooms (including family and superior rooms) have been delightfully re-furbished to provide guests with flat screen TVs displaying over 40 digital channels, hairdryers, tea and coffee making facilities and new luxurious beds and bedding. Guests can also make use of the function and conference facilities, complimentary WiFi and the restaurant, serving quality fresh food sourced from the best suppliers. The pub remains the heart and soul of the White Lion Hotel and food is our specialty. The enhanced environment, combined with a fantastic new fresh food offer, allows guests to enjoy either a meal in our bar, or for more of an occasion dine in our restaurant. Diners and drinkers alike can also enjoy one of our many real ales or wines selected from around the world. The town itself has been described as ‘the Jewel of the Weald’, with wide tree lined streets, historic buildings, inns and a host of specialist shops. Out and about there are picture postcard villages to explore, manor houses and gardens, and of course, Leeds Castle, set in 500 acres of parkland. ... more   less 

Additional Information about White Lion

Address: High Street, Tenterden TN30 6BD, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Tenterden
Price Range: $141 - $189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — White Lion 4*
Number of rooms: 14
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