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Reviewed 6 May 2014

Is this place still open? I have been trying to contact Church Gates since the middle of last week. I've made two phone calls, left one detailed message on their answerphone and sent them two emails all to no avail.

7Thank Cambridgefamily_8
Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 April 2014

Just back from a two night stay. Everything about Church Gates was perfect for us. The beds and bed linen were comfy and clean, the furnishings and decoration are right up our street, eclectic, interesting, not too 'precious' and visually very pleasing. Lovely little pieces everywhere, lots of gardening books and a real homely feel. The breakfasts were delicious and...

Thank Sue_Allen2
Canterbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 February 2014

Unfortunately, we were unable to stay here in the end. But Joe did everything in his power to make amends, even going that extra mile. I sincerely hope we will one day stay here to sample their hospitality. But thank you so much for arranging an alternative, it was much appreciated

Thank ppw16
Lombard, Illinois
Reviewed 27 December 2013

Wonderful old building, floors creaking as you walk down the hall to the bathroom. Breakfast was anything we asked for, conversation with our host was delightful. Cranbrook was a great start to our first visit to England. Sissinghurst Gardens nearby.

Thank Renee R
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 26 November 2013

After 20+ hours in the air from Melbourne, Australia, my partner, Giuliano, and I left Heathrow and caught a train straight to Cranbrook, and Church Gates. We had five nights and four days at Church Gates and it really felt like a home away from home. The owners, Joe and David, are truly lovely men: kind, welcoming and helpful, yet...

Thank robynzc
Appledore, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 July 2013

We only had the one night but we could not have been made to feel more welcome by Joe and David. A lovely room, clean and full of caracter and charm, we also had lovely (perfectly cooked) beakfast. We will definitely come back . Many thanks Simon & Sharon

2Thank Simon M
Reviewed 13 July 2013

We had the pleasure to stay at Church Gates for 2 nights as a start of our roundtrip through England. It couldn't have started better. Upon arrival in the squeeky and filled with character b&b, we were greeted by Joe who showed us to our room. Though we initially booked the ensuite, there was a small mixup in the reservation....

2Thank J R
Reviewed 7 June 2013 via mobile

A really beautiful English B&B with as much character as the B&B owner, Joe. Comfortable and clean, it was like a home away from a home. Joe was an absolutely lovely host and very helpful with any query or giving travel advice. I especially enjoyed the breakfast conversations and will definitely come back again. Thank you for a perfect stay.

3Thank Jyc23
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 May 2013 via mobile

We wanted to stay near sissinghurst castle and spotted this beautiful b&b on tripadviser. Within two days our hosts, Joe and David, became our friends. This was an unforgettable weekend break. We've already rebooked to go back in November and can't wait to see them again. Thank you for making this weekend so enjoyable xxxx m & m.

2Thank Mary S
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 February 2013

We stayed here one night in February. The room was delightful with a very comfortable bed and a lovely attached bathroom. The house itself oozed charm as did our hosts. Breakfast in the morning was excellent. I highly recommend the Church Gates to anyone

2Thank sussexmouette

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Church Gates is a charming 16th Century historic listed house in the heart of Cranbrook. Joe and David will spoil you with their renowned hospitality, local knowledge and wonderful breakfasts served on Spode china by the inglenook fireplace. Bedrooms have a bohemian air with antique furnishings and views out to the floodlit church tower and medieval Stone Street. Church Gates is conveniently located in the middle of Cranbrook, within walking distance of lively cafes, great restaurants, traditional pubs and speciality shopping. Set in the leafy High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Sissinghurst and Great Dixter Gardens and many other historic attractions are just a short drive away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Church Gates

Address: Church Gates Stone Street, Cranbrook TN17 3HA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Cranbrook
Price Range: RM307 - RM475 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
Also Known As:
Church Gates England/Cranbrook, Kent
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“All rooms are very nice!”
M00nchild, 8 Jun 2015 | Read review
“There are two rooms and they're both beautiful but my fav is the room with the roll top bath!”
Clemclom, 3 Nov 2014 | Read review
“The guest house was very quiet.”
535carolef, 27 Aug 2014 | Read review
“The ensuite room overlooks the church yard and is bigger but both are lovely.”
Sue_Allen2, 27 Apr 2014 | Read review
“En-suite recommended for traditional bathing experience!”
DaveH784, 11 Nov 2012 | Read review
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