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“Highly recommend this lovely traditional hotel.”
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Dog & Bear Hotel
Ranked #2 of 3 Hotels in Lenham
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed August 6, 2012

The room was very comfortable and the staff were very helpful. This is a great place to use as a base when visiting the Kent area. The food for breakfast and for dinner was tasy and a very reasonable price. We stayed and extra day and would lo
Have loved to stay longer if time permitted.

Stayed: August 2012
Thank Sue S
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Reviewed June 30, 2012

We found this an excellent hotel, the room was spacious for three adults, everything you could need was provided. We had a meal there in the evening which was excellent even with a trainee waiter. Breakfast was also good.

  • Stayed: June 2012, traveled with friends
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1  Thank Baggy_11
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Reviewed June 22, 2012

Immaculate rooms with modern fixtures and fittings, no sign of overuse. everything fresh and clean.
Food is average to good typical country pub food, nothing special.
Worst dish during a two night stop was
Waffles with ice cream.

Stale waffles with budget vanilla ice cream.
Best was the Burger with Onion Rings. Good butchers Burger with Home made onion rings.
Beef noodles, are better at the chinese restaurant up the road.
Top quality Beer from Shepherd Neam..
All in all great value for Money. I will be going again

Room Tip: Some rooms dont have showers, ask. if you need one.
  • Stayed: June 2012, traveled on business
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Thank Jon1664
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Reviewed May 24, 2012

We recently stayed here for our son and daughter in laws English "Blessing" of their wedding. We were a large group but were graciously accommodated by the staff. The rooms were lovely, uniquely decorated and clean. The bed was much too hard for my comfort but that is always a personal preference. The floors are uneven so be careful but its exactly what you would expect from a 400 plus year old building!

The staff were extremely helpful and the food at the Inn was great. The staff went out of their way to accommodate all of our allergies for all meals. The reception room where we had our group dinner was lovely and a perfect spot for small gatherings. The Inn is perfectly located in the centre of the small village of Lenham, steps away from everything. The included breakfast was great with lots of variety and was very filling. Perfect way to start the day exploring the English countryside. The Inn is really close to Leeds Castle, one of the best in Britain!

  • Stayed: May 2012, traveled with family
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1  Thank timetravellor
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Reviewed May 14, 2012

I found it on the Internet as a B&B, but it is a hotel.
Room was good, price for a room was okay, considering it being a hotel in stead.

  • Stayed: May 2012, traveled solo
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Thank Jaap S
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Reviewed March 27, 2012

A group of 8 lads stayed at The Dog & Bear last Saturday as part of a golf breaks deal where we played golf at Chart Hills (my favourite golf course by the way).
While not fancy in any way, the pub/hotel was perfectly set up for a one night stay. The twin rooms were clean, furnished to a modern standard and perfectly big enough. Plenty of parking too. The staff were also very helpful even when busy.
We had dinner in the restaurant which was decent pub food. Breakfast in the morning was very good as we nursed our sore heads from an evening of beer. Full english with quality local sausages and unlimited toast/coffee etc.
All in all recommend for a short stop over if you're passing through the area....

Room Tip: No complaints, if especially fussy I was on ground floor, perhaps ask for an upper floor room so you...
  • Stayed: March 2012, traveled with friends
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Thank RJhols
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Reviewed February 21, 2012

We enjoyed our stay for 4 nights at Christmas. The staff were always helpful, our room was very comfortable and food was excellent, especially breakfast. The location in Lenham is ideal for visiting our family so we will always use the Dog & Bear from now on!

Thank kandamort
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Address: The Square, Lenham, Maidstone ME17 2PG, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Maidstone > Lenham
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Ranked #2 of 3 Hotels in Lenham
Price Range: $95 - $133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Dog & Bear Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 24
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