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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

The hotel is situated alongside a very busy road which means that the rooms facing the road suffer from noise pollution. The rooms on the other side of the hotel face a very tranquil series of lakes so I advise to try and get a room on this side of the hotel. That said our room had double glazing and... More 

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Thank Rob S
Kevindemicoli, Manager at The Inn on the Lake, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review I am glad you found our double glazed windows are doing their job in completely cutting noise pollution. We hope you will book and enjoy our Lakeside Suites next time you are in the area. More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We cannot add to our previous reviews on this quite adiquate hotel.Pleasant staff,clean room,an excelant breakfast,a good view of the large lake from our room,and in all a good value venue. The location is ideal ,close to the A2 and the busy River Thames with the giant ships on view from Gravesend which is only 2 miles away.We shall am... More 

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2 Thank raymond d
Kevindemicoli, Manager at The Inn on the Lake, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review. We gladly appreciate your feedback as a returning customer, which is always the best review we can receive. We hope to see you again soon. More 

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32 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Many of the reviews talk about, 70s or 80s feel, this is correct, but its also reasonably maintained, this is an ongoing process in any hotel, yes its next to a major trunk road (ask for a room at the back - less noise and nice view) and for around £60 inc breakfast its not bad, its clean the food... More 

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2 Thank Dreamrobber
Kevindemicoli, Manager at The Inn on the Lake, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review. The best review we can receive is always one from a returning visitor. I hope you will visit us again very soon. More 

Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 via mobile

We had an overnight stay after a wedding reception. It is a clean and tidy although a bit dated decor wise. The room was comfortable with plenty of mirrors. Our room looked out over the car park but thankfully it wasn't too noisy although the motorway traffic was pretty constant. The wedding receltion was in the back of the hotel... More 

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2 Thank torraintreslove1
Kevindemicoli, Manager at The Inn on the Lake, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review. I am glad your enjoyed your stay with us, and I hope we will see you again in the future. More 

Ipswich, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Firstly I found the hotel tricky to find, it is advertised as Gravesend but is actually some distance out of town, set in very nice surroundings, by, unsurprisingly, a lake! The general appeal of the place is poor, it looks like it was built in the 80's and hasn't been upgraded or decorated since, a plus side being the rooms... More 

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Thank Gary K
Kevindemicoli, Manager at The Inn on the Lake, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review I am sorry that you found us hard to find. We are signposted from both sides of the A2, and our postal town is Gravesend. Unfortunately the Highways commission decided to take away our direct access from the A2 when they built the new road a few years ago! More 

Berkshire, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

This hotel is situated in beautiful settings of the lake to the rear, however the hotel itself is not up to a 3 star rating. The reception area and rooms are very very dated and lacking in amenities. The bathrooms are decorated in 80's style with coloured suites and dreadful tiles and colour schemes! The room were clean and the... More 

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Thank Gloria G
Kevindemicoli, Manager at The Inn on the Lake, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review I was sorry to read that you did not enjoy your stay with us. I apologize for the wait at breakfast, but I am glad you found our staff to be helpful and understanding. More 

Bedford, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

My husband and I had booked to stay here this weekend via a booking site. On the booking form I wrote quiet room please. I received a phone call from them yesterday to say they have late functions on for the evenings we are due to stay and gave me the opportunity to cancel which I did. This is the... More 

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1 Thank Lesley029
Kevindemicoli, Manager at The Inn on the Lake, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review. We try to contact all guests who are due to stay during a function, just to let them know there might be some noise and I am glad you found this considerate and helpful. We hope you will be able to stay with us in the near future. More 

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

I stayed at this hotel for one night after an afternoon tea in Central London. The hotel is set on beautiful grounds with the lake, unfortunately we didn't get a chance to appreciate the surrounding due to the weather. My personal opinions as an extensive travellers I felt the hotel looks a bit tired and in need of revamp. I... More 

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1 Thank Mahbuba1964
Kevindemicoli, Manager at The Inn on the Lake, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review. I was sorry to read that you didn't have a chance to view our Lake areas, Hopefully the weather will be better the next time you visit us. We pride ourselves on customer service and it is always good to read that our staff were very helpful and always cheerful. More 

wakefield
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25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

My sisters ,me and a friend stayed here on a coach tour to Chelsea flower show and didn't know what to expect. We were delighted with what we got. Very clean rooms and we were lucky enough to stay at the back on the ground floor. The rooms had patio doors and overlooked the lake.The staff were friendly and efficient... More 

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1 Thank fuzzygran
Kevindemicoli, Manager at The Inn on the Lake, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review. It gives me great joy to hear when a guests time at our hotel was a happy one. I am glad you enjoyed our food and you found our services to be efficient and excellent. More 

Grimsby, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 via mobile

I stayed here over the weekend of 22nd to 24th May. As other previous posts have suggested the hotel from the outside looks very reasonable but inside it is very tired and dated. It wouldn't take much to make this a really nice hotel but I'm guessing repeat business isn't a priority. I was a guest on one of two... More 

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Kevindemicoli, Manager at The Inn on the Lake, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review We are a family run Hotel and always striving to try to improve and refurbish our facilities. Unfortunately we do not have the big budgets that the corporate chain hotels do but we do our best. It is always nice to read that a guest found our staff friendly and helpful. More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set in 12 acres of woodland, the Inn on the Lake Hotel offers a friendly and comfortable stay in a modern, family run establishment. With excellent transport links to London, the Channel Ports and the Medway Towns, as well as the M2, M20 and M25 motorways, the stunning views across the two lakes are surprisingly tranquil and relaxing. The Inn on the Lake has 80 comfortable guest rooms (many of them with direct access to the 2 beautiful lakes and surrounding woodland) offering en-suite bathrooms, colour satellite television, direct dial telephone, tea & coffee making facilities and hairdryer. The hotel also boasts a fully licensed bar and restaurant, conference facilities and a unique banqueting room with a 180 panoramic view of the lakes and fountain. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Inn on the Lake

Address: Watling Street, Gravesend DA12 3HB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Gravesend
Price Range: $67 - $109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Inn on the Lake 3*
Number of rooms: 78
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Also Known As:
The Inn On The Lake Hotel Gravesend
Hotel On The Lake
The Inn On The Lake Gravesend, Kent
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