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Bleak House

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Fort Road | Kent, Broadstairs CT10 1EY, England
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notts
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22 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited Bleak House recently and I did think the cost at £4 each a little expensive for what you get, as really you take yourself round the house. On arrival you are met by one of the staff who takes you into the Charles Dickens lounge and then you are pointed in the direction of the smugglers caves downstairs... More 

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East Kilbride, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Took my Aunt, Husband and two Children for Afternoon Tea, it was lovely, the room we had it in was amazing. Me and my Aunt both loved the glass of bubbly, the only down side and I did know before we came not to leave my 6yr old out from the experience who doesn't like cakes or tea or coffee,... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a great place to go for a drink. We sat in the garden looking out over Broadstairs. Would love to stay here one day and small dogs are welcome. Lovely teas but we had just had lunch. Dickens supposedly wrote a couple of chapters of David Copperfield here though it was much smaller then and called Fort House.

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N_H_M_12, Guest Relations Manager at Bleak House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us here at Bleak House, I am truly happy that you had such a nice time enjoying the breath taking views. Hope to see you again soon. :) More 

UK, London
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

We had our wedding day at Bleak House in May this year. It was a fantastic day. The staff were great, the food was delicious and the venue was perfect. We booked the intimate wedding package deal which meant we had the entire house exclusively booked out to us for two nights. All the bedrooms were lovely with lots of... More 

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N_H_M_12, Guest Relations Manager at Bleak House, responded to this review

Good Morning, Bleak House were honoured to make your special day such a treasured memory. We pride ourselves on delivering a service of excellence. We do hope to see you again soon. For now Good Luck with the future :) More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

We took visitors to Bleak House today and were made feel welcome from the first moment. Maria took us through the house and explained everything. We thought she went above and beyond sharing her knowledge with us. Thank you Maria for making our visit exceptional.

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Thank Tia V
N_H_M_12, Guest Relations Manager at Bleak House, responded to this review

Good Morning from Bleak House, Thank you for taking the time to review us, I will let Maria know she has been mentioned. We do hope to see you again soon. From all at Bleak House Thanks :) More 

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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Stayed in the David Copperfield room (bridal suite) on our wedding Night. The staff were very welcoming and accommodating, the hotel itself was incredible and I just wish I had more time and had been able to enjoy it more! The room itself was amazing, I grew up in Broadstairs so already knew the history of Bleak House itself but... More 

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N_H_M_12, Guest Relations Manager at Bleak House, responded to this review

Good Morning, Thank you for taking the time to review us. I am pleased you had such a pleasant stay here with us, however i am extremely sorry for the cleaners errors. It is not something that has ever happened here before, I will let the cleaner know. How about a free tour of the smugglers museum and Dickens study... More 

Canterbury, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Wonderful atmospheric house, smugglers museum is fascinating and to be able to experience the study where Dickens wrote some of his masterpieces is a very special experience. Staff could not be more helpful. Superb service.

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N_H_M_12, Guest Relations Manager at Bleak House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review Bleak House. We are pleased you had such a good visit. Thanks again :) More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

We went to Bleak house for my partners birthday. As we got to broadstairs we looked around and followed the sea front. There it stood looking outstandingly huge and glorious. Wow! I thought. We could not Waite to get there. Followed the foot path and there it was an open gate. Very welcoming. We did not have to ring. It... More 

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N_H_M_12, Guest Relations Manager at Bleak House, responded to this review

Hello there, Thank you for taking the time to review us, we do hope you can come back again and stay with us. The experience will be one to remember. Thanks from all of us at Bleak House More 

Ashford, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

Bleak house is an amazing place to stay, so full of history we actually stayed in the Charles Dickens room complete with carafe of sherry by the bedside. The room is large and airy with beautiful views over Joss Bay. There is plenty of room in the large wardrobe so you can definitely unpack your suitcases, the bed amazing and... More 

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N_H_M_12, Guest Relations Manager at Bleak House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review us. The Dickens room is truly spectacular. Due to the building being listed and the room being Charles Dickens bedroom, this is the reason why its not en-suite as its to be how it was back in that time the en-suite is opposite, however we do try to make it... More 

Gravesend, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

we stayed in the Fagin's room, very comfortable, great bed, when we arrived the room was cold, but Jeff soon sorted it the heating. Breakfast was really good, good quality ingredients, plenty of choice

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N_H_M_12, Guest Relations Manager at Bleak House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review us here at Bleak House. The breakfast is delicious made with fresh ingredients and its nice to know this doesn't go unnoticed. Very sorry that the room was slightly cold this does not usually happen. Thankfully Geoff was on hand to assist with this. We hope to see you again... More 

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Set above the English Channel overlooking Broadstairs and Viking Bay, Bleak House was the summer home of arguably Britain's greatest author, Charles Dickens, from where he wrote "David Copperfield". ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bleak House

Address: Fort Road | Kent, Broadstairs CT10 1EY, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Isle of Thanet > Broadstairs
Price Range: $174 - $389 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Bleak House 5*
Number of rooms: 4
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