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Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

We have stayed here many many times and will continue to do so! The owners are so friendly, welcoming and accommodating. It's like visiting your family and you really do get looked after. Breakfasts are amazing just like the hosts. Joe & Dave can't do enough for you. They are a wealth of knowledge and can recommend local attractions to...

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Reviewed 31 August 2015 via mobile

Church gates is a family home that's opens it's doors and generous hospitality to the general public. Period property with real character and original features, such as an amazing inglenook fireplace in the main reception room. Joe & Dave are the perfect hosts who are most welcoming and can not do enough for you! You must try Joes amazing Canadian...

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1Thank TheGiantYorkshireMan
York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 August 2015

Friendly hosts. Very good breakfast. Cranbrook s a lovely place to stay near to Great Dixter and Sissinghurst, and a beautiful location next to the church. Comfortable beds. This is a small property, and the dining room is in the hosts sitting room, where the cat also lives. The bedroom was filled with books and ornaments, quirky, but too much...

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1Thank DM0409
Weinsberg, Germany
Reviewed 10 July 2015

Church Gates is a lovely old house and as a B&B guest, you share it with the owners. And yes, as a previous reviewer noted, conversations do carry. Unlike "modern" guesthouses with a lounge/breakfast room for the guests and a separate living area for the owners, Joe and David rent out 2 bedrooms on the 1st floor to guests and...

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Thank Silke1509
London
Reviewed 9 June 2015

Enjoyed a one night stay at Church Gates last month. The room was cosy and sumptuous with a lovely view looking over Cranbrook's historic town centre. Jo and David were perfect hosts and we enjoyed eating ice cream with them in the afternoon! We shall definitely be back again. Highly recommended.

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Thank M00nchild
Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 26 May 2015

We had a very pleasant stay in this characterful B&B that epitomizes everything of an English B&B. The breakfast was very nice and Joe and David very very welcoming and came up with really interesting suggestions of places to visit as they know the area very well. The building is not terribly well soundproofed which one out of three nights...

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Thank Joerg S
Reviewed 3 November 2014

I've stayed at Church Gates 4 times now and every time we have the most perfect time. Joe and David are so warm and welcoming and their house is the most stunning, romantic hideaway you could imagine. It also has an idyllic garden that's cared for with so much love and looks fantastic all year round. The breakfasts are also...

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1Thank Clemclom
Reviewed 19 September 2014

We stayed in the really atmospheric and well appointed Church Gates for three nights in September. Joe was an excellent host, making our stay even more enjoyable by his friendly conversation over breakfast - and the quality of the breakfast was outstanding, including a wonderful supply of fresh berries and other fruit. While Sissinghurst Is no doubt well worth seeking,...

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2Thank Ian S
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 August 2014

Returned from Church Gates today and will update when can find the words that will fit, as am so grateful for their hospitality. Joe and David are the nicest people you could ever wish to to meet and are the most wonderful hosts. The room and breakfast were the best ever, and Joe's blueberry pancakes are divine. Hope you have...

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1Thank Carole F
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 June 2014 via mobile

My friend and I stayed at church gates for 3 nights. It was absolutely wonderful, lovely comfortable room very quirky .. Joe made our stay with his attention to detail the breakfasts were gorgeous! He thought of everything. He chatted with us which was fab . We loved every moment..Joe you made us feel so welcome..

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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: $94 - $145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
Also Known As:
Church Gates Cranbrook, Kent
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“All rooms are very nice!”
 of 5 bubbles 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!”
 of 5 bubbles Clemclom, 3 Nov 2014 | Read review
“The guest house was very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 535carolef, 27 Aug 2014 | Read review
“The ensuite room overlooks the church yard and is bigger but both are lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles Sue_Allen2, 27 Apr 2014 | Read review
“En-suite recommended for traditional bathing experience!”
 of 5 bubbles DaveH784, 11 Nov 2012 | Read review
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