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Broadstairs, England, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

My partner and I stayed two nights at this amazing guesthouse,run by the charming Harold! Close attention has been paid to decor in every detail.You really are stepping back in time to a more genteel era. Breakfast was fantastic and served in true 'Downton Abbey' style,all that was missing was a liveried footman!! I can only praise our stay in... More 

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Words fail to describe the experience of staying here. It is a trip back into history by time machine. Wonderful in every way. Queen Victoria herself would have felt completely at home here. Yet Harold provided a faultless service and a wonderful breakfast appropriate to 2016. An experience NOT to be missed.

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Farnham, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016

We spent two nights here and could have spent all our time in the house taking in all the Victoriana, especially the historic phots of Queen Victoria's family. Both days on returning we were treated to tea in the garden with the lightest Victoria sponge we have ever tasted. We had a delectable dinner cooked by Harold on the second... More 

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Thank Mary K
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

This was our second visit to the Victorian B&B and it was still just as amazing as the first time. We stayed in the King Room which was so ornate and luxurious. The roll top bath and stained glass windows in the shower, along with the most polite looking toilet I've ever seen were really special. This was our wedding... More 

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Kendal, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 1 August 2016

If you love history and want to feel as if you have traveled back into a bygone era, well this is a lovely B and B to visit.... Harold is the wonderful host and chief cook and bottle washer. We were treat to afternoon tea in the garden and a superb breakfast with all guests sitting around the table in... More 

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Thank Reltub56
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3 reviews
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

My wife and I wanted to find some-where to stay in Tunbridge Wells as we were going to a wedding in the area. The "Victorian Bed and Breakfast" has been lovingly restored and refurbished to what is probably now beyond its former glory. My jaw dropped in amazement as we were welcomed into the property by Harold who runs everything... More 

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Thank Roger G
Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

We spent two nights in this amazing tribute to Queen Victoria and her family! The decor of this magnificently restored mansion is tasteful, original, elegant, and very comfortable. Breakfast is wonderfully cooked and presented in a beautiful dining room which is true to the period! Afternoon tea is enjoyable, and this activity adds so much to the atmosphere. The garden... More 

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Thank WenzandTony
Perth, Australia
2 reviews
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Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Spent one night here as a couple in early July-16. Beautiful B&B run by a delightful host. Lovely old world charm and service (and big bonus of no TV in rooms!). Centrally located, parking off street. Lovely old world rooms, a step back to simpler times. Nice breakfast with an interesting and engaged group of fellow guests. Highly recommended.

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Thank syzygy9
1 review
Reviewed 6 July 2016

My husband and I recently spent four nights in this B & B. We were delighted with everything! The room was a generous size, the bathroom was large with beautiful fixtures and the king size bed was so comfortable with crisp, clean linens. Tea served in the garden and breakfast in the luxurious dining room were top notch. The location... More 

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Thank Kay W
Guildford, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 7 June 2016

This property must have been a labour of love for the proprietor and it certainly shows. I could have spent a day just admiring the period details. It's everything you'd want from a B & B ; welcoming, relaxed, clean and a convenient location for the centre of town. All with the added bonus of being an interesting place to... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built in 1861, the house in leafy Tunbridge Wells has never been as Victorian as it is now. Deep colours, rich velvets, marble tables, authentic wallpapers, tasseled lamps, portraits of Queen Victoria, tea and Victoria sponge by the fire. Be prepared to take a serious step back in time. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Victorian Bed and Breakfast

Address: 22 Lansdowne Road, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN1 2NJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Royal Tunbridge Wells
Price Range: $191 - $202 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Victorian Bed and Breakfast 3*
Number of rooms: 3
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“The two rooms at the front both are both large with big beds. We stayed in one that is totally furnished in the Victorian style.”
 of 5 bubbles kayw414, 6 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Choose The Victorian”
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“Ask for the William Morris room. It's wonderful.”
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“The back rooms are extremely quiet.”
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