There are good reasons not to pass up a stop in Kent if you are traveling to England. Kent has the longest coastline of any county in Great Britain(350 miles), it has more castles than any other county, it is the oldest county and is the largest area of semi-natural woodland of any county in England. Yes, there is much to see in the grand land of Kent. And as to be expected, there are many fine hotels; from luxurious boutique hotels, to less expensive, yet still quaint accommodations.
Where to Stay?
The Rose & Crown Hotel, located in the center of the historic town of Tonbridge, is a sturdy, historic Tudor building which was at one time a Coaching House. In fact, many parts of the hotel still have original oak beams and Jacobean paneling. The Rose & Crown has 56 bedrooms, each with unique style, from four-poster beds to spacious single bedrooms. All of the rooms offer; flat screen TVs with satellite, modem access and Wi-Fi and the good old trouser press and hairdryer.
If staying in grand old Canterbury, the Miller Arms Inn is a highly-rated hotel smack in the center of this historic city. All of the spacious and handsome rooms provide direct-dial phone, private bathroom, complimentary toiletries, desks and windows that open(thank you) and even cribs are provided if your traveling with the nippers. Close by is the Canterbury Cathedral, St. Martin’s Church and the Marlowe Theatre. And a golf course is never far away in Kent, or a hiking and biking trail.
If you are looking for a location that offers you the ability to see the many different sights of Kent, Elvey Farm is the best bet. Situated between Maidstone and Ashford along the M20. A hotel that offer unique rooms with all the amenities you come to expect, including bring along your four legged friend.
If you really want modern amenities, you’ll want to stay at The Carpenters Arms. This brand new hotel in Kent makes sure that it appeals to the modern traveler. All the rooms have LCD screens and Aqualisa Quartz power showers. Their top-class pub and restaurant has a stellar reputation in serving all the delectable English fare; smoked salmon, poached haddock and bangers and mash. The hotel is surrounded by lovely strolls and when you return from your jaunt, sit by the massive fireplace and have a glass of wine or a pint.
Yes the amount and variety of hotels in Kent are many, do your homework and should be able to find one that suites your tastes and budget.