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Reviewed 5 October 2014

This was the perfect location for our forty fifth wedding anniversary. The Inn had a wonderful 'olde worlde' feel plus the food and service were excellent. There are several places of interest to visit nearby and we would recommend it for any occasion.

Thank Elizabeth B
Frinton-On-Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 September 2014

Made most welcome in this charming family run inn in rural Kent. Rooms in keeping with age of building complete with sloping floors and low beams so be careful! Our room had a decided slope and the bed also could have done with a wedge to put it on the level to save falling out of. I guess this all...

Thank coastlandscene
Reviewed 21 September 2014

We were more then happy with all aspects of the stay (Barn room + garden) food was excellent, and the room was to a very high standard. Gwen was a joy to be served by, and gave alot of information about the local area, to assist our stay. Cant wait to come back.

Thank harrythe
Reviewed 18 September 2014

Wonderful quirky rooms , fabulous food , friendly service, what more could you ask for. I will definitely be back, this beats a monotonous predictable chain hotel any day. OK the wifi and cell reception are not the best but you are in the heart of Kent, there was always a good signal on the ipad both in the bar...

Thank tigger47london
Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 September 2014

Overnight stay. Friendly olde world inn, food is fabulous and reasonably priced, good buzz in the bar, friendly regulars. Room OK with sloping floors, nice garden with pond and a car park. Loved it. Great overnighter before photo shoot at nearby WHF

Thank Terry R
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 September 2014

We stayed here in early September. The room was one of the outside barn ones - barn1. It was a cramped and poorly designed room. It had a decent sized comfortable bed with room under it for suitcases. The wardrobe is inset into the wall and its door barely passes the side of the double bed to open - and...

2Thank purplemay
Reviewed 14 September 2014

We stayed in the beautiful village of Smarden to attend the Wildlife Heritage Foundation. When we arrived at the Chequers Inn we were unenthusiastically greeted and shown to our room, the Superior Double Room, just outside. Nice beams and character, but no view, other than plants the one window you are able to look out, and as it looks out...

Thank sam0pc1
Alloa, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 September 2014

Stayed here for two nights, what a lovely little place. The building has character, the locals are friendly and the staff are excellent. Food was great, all in all and great place for a quiet getaway. Highly recommended!

Thank Morrison197628
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 September 2014

We enjoyed a nights stay here after returning from Europe. It is a lovely Inn with loads of original features. Although the bathroom was very small it was well appointed with one of the best showers I have seen. the room itself was a nice size and very comfortable. After enjoying the breakfast I was sorry that we hadn,t got...

Thank Joan H
Tonbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 August 2014

A one-night Saturday stay for a nearby event. There is a car park at the back of the pub set away from the main road. We were made welcome on arrival and asked to fill out a breakfast menu for the following day which is good as it saves on food wastage. The building is very old and as you...

Thank BeanoWP

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about The Chequers Inn

Address: The Street, Smarden TN27 8QA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Smarden
Price Range: €104 - €123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Chequers Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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“Rooms 2,4 and 6 are all very comfortable. Did not have the opportunity to see the other rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles SpudB55, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a 4poster bed.”
 of 5 bubbles Carlos_Gonzalez2013, 31 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Choose an older room for character and romance. If noise from the bar bothers you, then pick the separate lodge at the rear.”
 of 5 bubbles R3976DMkathyk, 28 Jul 2015 | Read review
“The Barn with four poster bed plus a private courtyard. Bed very comfortable I had a great sleep even with church clock chiming every half hour throughout the night , which you expect when you are near a church in a lovely village .”
 of 5 bubbles mandyQ8309TO, 1 Jan 2015 | Read review
“We stayed in room 4 with the four poster bed. We didn't sign up the free wifi as we couldn't get any reception on our phones whilst in the hotel.”
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 of 5 bubbles AngieC600, 6 Oct 2014 | Read review
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