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Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 5 August 2014

It is somewhat weird to write a review of the place you can't find anything to complain about. Birling house is a gem. I stayed there two nights while visiting Paddock Wood for work purposes. I very much liked everything what I encountered. The house itself is nice. Rooms are comfortable with the private bathroom. Service is just plain outstanding!...

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

How marvellous that your working visit paid off so well, and you will be moving to Kent very soon! I am proud of where I live and enjoy sharing my knowledge - and a pint - with my guests. Thank you for your very kind words and see you in the Dovecote Inn sometime soon I hope Bob

Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 August 2014

My wife and I stayed here while we explored the surrounding area. We found it to be an excellent house to stay in. Bob, the host, made us feel very welcome and did all he could to help us including booking our table at the nearby Dovecote Inn for our evening meal. The breakfasts which he prepared were terrific. As...

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

Thank you so much for your kind words. I am very lucky to live in the centre of Kents best attractions - and so close to an excellent "real" pub! It really is a pleasure to share information that will give my guests the very best experience, Come back soon#Bob

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 August 2014

I used the Birling house as a base for my wedding this summer, and various members of my family descended on the place and took it over. Bob was simply the best host ever - nothing was too much - he really went above and beyond what was required and even hosted the whole bridal party as thye got ready....

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

What great fun to play a small supporting role in such a great wedding weekend! I really enjoyed being able to help things run smoothly, and picked up some ideas as to how I may be able to offer some extra "value" to similar wedding parties in future. Thank you for taking the time to post such a lovely review,...

Atlanta
Reviewed 6 July 2014

Our family of 3 loved our evening at Birling House. From the warm welcome to the spotlessly-clean rooms, from the fabulous locally-sourced breakfast to the wonderful hospitality, this stay was just perfect. We enjoyed talking with Bob and especially appreciated that he booked our dinner at the Dovecote Inn and accommodated our son in an extra room. I hope we...

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

How kind of you to write such an encouraging review, especially as you must be exhausted with your whistle-stop tour of Europe! It was great to have you here, and what a coincidence the other guests were also from your part of the world. Your visit to Kent was far too short - we have lots more to show you,...

san francisco
Reviewed 25 June 2014

Bob, the host, made the visit so enjoyable, with his friendliness, helpfulness and delicious breakfasts, not to mention his recommendations such as the Dove Cote Pub for dinner. This would be my first choice for a B&B in the Tunbridge Wells area. Very convenient to all the attractions, especially the historic houses and gardens. My daughter Tracy & I loved...

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

Thank you for such a great review (and the gift of the souvenier cap) it was good to have you here and I am so pleased that you managed to see so many of our local attractions (and our pub) during your visit. It was especially rewarding to work with your daughter on preparing appetising meals that took account of...

La Varenne-Saint-Hilaire, France
Reviewed 18 June 2014

These five days in 2013 had been so wonderful, we had to come back this year to enjoy again the warmth of Bob's perfect hospitality and the comfort of his lovely cottage, visit other great gardens around and share delicious breakfasts with other guests, improving our English. Thank you again Bob for making each stay a precious time to remember....

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

The biggest complement a hospitality provider can receive is for guests to return! It was lovely to see you both again, share some good humour, and learn some new things about local gardens from your description of your visits. Your photo of the "diet breakfast" is great - thank you. I hope that Birling House is already in your diary...

Edinburgh
Reviewed 6 June 2014

My husband and I stayed for four nights at Birling House to attend our niece's wedding in nearby Penshurst Place. Our room was well equipped and the beds extremely comfortable - the bathroom was very modern and everything you could possibly want was readily available. Bob was very welcoming and friendly and his breakfasts were varied, plentiful and delicious with...

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

Family weddings can be wonderful or stressful - I am so pleased that yours was the latter! At such a grand location as Penshust Place, set in some of Kents lovliest countryside, I am so pleased that all went perfectly. My guests certainly seem pleased with my membership of the Kent Breakfast scheme, living here there are plenty of excellent...

jstandage01@gmail.com
Reviewed 29 May 2014

I cannot fault this delightful bed & breakfast. We needed somewhere at the last minute and we were so lucky to find this little gem. The hospitality shown to us from the moment we arrived was just what we needed. The rooms are very comfortable (the bedding was a dream) and the Kent breakfast was perfect. Thank you Bob.

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

I really appreciate you taking time out to write a review and especially your encouraging comments. Different guests, visiting for a variety of reasons, need different things from their chosen B+B, sometimes it is just a calm environment with all the basics catered for. I do hope you will return here soon. Bob

Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 8 May 2014

We stayed 3 nights at Bob's house with our baby and we had a wonderfull time. Bob is a great host warm and friendly who did everything he could to make ourselves feel at home. The house is really nice and confortable (especially the carpet for the baby to play :-) ) Really nice english garden. The breakfast is everyday...

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

Such a great review from such a lovely family! I do not usually have children stay here - let alone young babies, but I am a Grandfather myself and this was just like a family visit. I am delighted that everything worked out so well and you will return soon. Thankyou.

Kent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 April 2014

I have visited tonbridge regularly for part of my degree and have stayed at Birling house every time. My stay has always been made very welcoming and lovely. The rooms are comfortable and cosy with everything provided that you may need. The traditional English breakfasts are lovely. This is the nicest B and B that I have stayed in and...

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

Thank you so much for taking time out of your hectic study schedule to post such a great review. Regular customers are the lifeblood of any business but could be the hardest to please as they can compare service and standards visit by visit, I am therefore delighted that you have found Birling House so comfortable on every visit. It...

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  • Free Parking
  • 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: €65 - €88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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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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“Bathrooms for both rooms are just outside the door to the room. This is absolutely no problem. Bathrooms are large and modern. Both rooms are equally good!”
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