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Birling House B & B

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Belfast Northern Ireland
Reviewed 24 June 2016

Very enjoyable stay here at this B&B and Bob was a great host. He offered good recommendations for things to do in the local area - there are many lovely properties to visit and one that Bob kindly highlighted was Ightham Mote. I stayed in a spacious and comfortable double room. The house is lovely and the garden is so...

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Bob A, Owner at Birling House B & B, responded to this review

In this busy world it really is so encouraging when guests take time out to post a review - especially when they have had a great stay! Locally we have excellent food, neighbours who make preserves or keep chickens and ducks (so the eggs are really fresh), plus sausages and bacon from local farms , farm shops and farmers markets,...

Walt Disney World, Florida
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

This has been so far the best B&B i ever been around UK and calling it a B&B could low it a bit because the hospitality and kindness of BoB are outstanding! I only took a short time stay there but since i will go there again i will manage to be there earlier to enjoy the great area around...

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Bob A, Owner at Birling House B & B, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such a lovely review! I was concerned that your travel plans seemed a little vulnerable to late night transport, inclement weather, and a venue destination in the middle of nowhere! Fortunately all was well and you were able to relax here, enjoy a good breakfast and arrive for your activity day suitably refreshed. I look...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

Birling House has to be one of the classiest B&Bs in Kent. The host, Bob, is genuine, welcoming and accommodating and his beautiful house is a secluded haven from main roads and bustle. I have stayed here twice now for business, multiple nights each time, and will be booking again. The rooms are tastefully decorated, very comfortable and provide everything...

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Bob A, Owner at Birling House B & B, responded to this review

Wow, thank you so much for taking time out of your very busy schedule to write such an encouraging review! This is a lovely part of Kent, with so many places of interest to visit, but even more importantly, it is possible to find an oasis of calm close to the hurdy gurdy of Tunbridge Wells and Tonbridge. Great produce...

Much Wenlock, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 February 2016

My husband was working in Kent for a week, so I decided to go with him and have an exploration of the area while he was busy in the day. We chose Birling House B&B because it was close to where my husband needed to be, and it looked good on the website. It was actually much better than good,...

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Bob A, Owner at Birling House B & B, responded to this review

Wow, thank you both so much for such a motivating and complimentary review! I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay here, and found the "comforts of home" that I strive to provide. I am so lucky to live in an area that has excellent local produce, great pubs / restaurants and plenty of Historic Houses and Gardens to visit...

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 November 2015

This is our second visit to Birling House and the best B & B we have ever stayed at. Bob is a fantastic host and we can highly recommend his cooking. We had such varied breakfasts each day. Nothing is too much trouble for Bob and there is everything to make your stay a pleasant experience. The bedrooms are very...

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Bob A, Owner at Birling House B & B, responded to this review

Returning visitors are the ultimate complement for a hospitality provider - no matter how big or small the business. Thank you Joy for such a lovely review - so good to know that you were comfortable during your stay, and even better that you will be back! The Kent Breakfast Award Scheme encouraged me to start using some of the...

Reviewed 18 September 2015 via mobile

My family and I stayed for three delightful nights at this B & B in Kent. We wished we could have stayed longer! Bob, our host made a very tasty breakfast each morning with local ingredients - he's a great cook! Most of the ingredients came from local farms. He gave us directions and a map for places we wanted...

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Bob A, Owner at Birling House B & B, responded to this review

Hi Nancy and Brian - and thank you so much for such a lovely review I am delighted you enjoyed your stay here so much - I am lucky to be surrounded by so many grand houses + castles + gardens ( and great pubs serving excellent food!) Here at Birling House the Kent Breakfast Award Scheme has motivated me...

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 9 September 2015

My family and I stayed in this B&B for several nights, it is an English cottage with a beautiful English garden and farm with lambs in the backyard, very idyllic and beautiful. Central to any place in Kent. The service is top notch with excellent bedding, updated and very clean. The breakfast were all local and organic and full breakfasts...

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Bob A, Owner at Birling House B & B, responded to this review

Hi Lisa: Thank you very much for your encouraging review. It was lovely having you and your family stay here long enough to enjoy lots of good humour and become friends I am delighted you enjoyed the "Kent Breakfasts" and and some of the many attractions Kent has to offer. Its great that you plan to return here to see...

Arvika, Sweden
Reviewed 9 August 2015

When we planned ahead of attending a geocaching event at the Hop Farm we wanted to stay at a B&B and found this one on tripadvisor with excellent reviews. We were not disappointed - we only stayed for one night, but could easily have stayed longer. Nice location in the woods, clean and tidy, a good sized room with a...

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Bob A, Owner at Birling House B & B, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind words - I am delighted you were comfortable and it was great to have you and the other geocaching couple here for the weekend event at the Hop Farm. I hope you will return soon ans make time to visit some of our local attractions Bob

Reviewed 1 August 2015 via mobile

Just stated there with wife and baby for one night. The room was spacious and clean and the breakfast was very good. There was a lovely guest lounge and country cottage gardens. The owner is very friendly and helpful - even booked us a meal at the local pub for our arrival. Car access was provided and the landlord even...

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Bob A, Owner at Birling House B & B, responded to this review

A positive and encouraging review - thank you so much It was great to have you and your lovely 4 month old baby stay here (got me ready to visit my 4 month old Grandson in Canada) Fortunately with only two bedrooms available for guests (one on the left hand side of the house and one on the right :...

Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 July 2015

Friendly, convenient B&B to stay, wonderful "Kent" (Full English) breakfast to start the day off. Plenty of places to visit and convenient restaurants / pubs to eat at in the evenings. Pleasant countryside location.

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Bob A, Owner at Birling House B & B, responded to this review

Many thanks for your encouraging review - great that you were able to see some of Kents best (Knowle / Scotney / Sissinghurst / Batemans / Chartwell) and I look forward to your return visit to see many more! Bob

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A charming Victorian cottage, surrounded by orchards and hop gardens in Kent. We are near Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells, Paddock Wood, Pembury, and the M25, making London accessible. We have a four star Enjoy England B&B rating, with silver and breakfast awards. Bob, your host, looks forward to welcoming you to this peaceful and tranquil B&B in the Kent countryside. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Birling House B & B

Address: Birling House Alders Road | Capel Tunbridge Wells, Capel, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN12 6SR, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Royal Tunbridge Wells > Capel
Price Range: RM309 - RM421 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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“The twin room was excellent.”
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“Only two rooms, and both have great views.”
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“There are only 2 bedrooms and both are excellent”
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“Only two rooms available on the same floor - twin and double.”
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“Double room was lovely”
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