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“Lovely Countryside just out of Canterbury City.”
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The Granary
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Family Shower Room
Double Bedroom
Twin Bedroom
Single Bedroom
Family Bathroom
The Patio
View from The Old Alms House
Looking towards Wingham over open counrtyside
Wingham Church a short walk away
Wingham
Wingham- the local shopping centre
Canterbury Cathedral
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3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5
Canterbury, Kent, England

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ACYsl
2 reviews
“Lovely Countryside just out of Canterbury City.”
Reviewed 29 October 2015 for a stay in September 2015

Serene countryside, nice walk in good weather. Lovely house. Only thing, car definately needed. Once you rent a car, everything else perfect.

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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StephCal
Chinon, France
1 review
“Safe Haven”
Reviewed 9 October 2015 for a stay in September 2015

Excellent location, peaceful and clean.
It's really great to wake up with the birds, squirrels, the sun...
And the owner,John is very kind. Thank you.
Stéphanie and Florent.

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Liked best: the place
Liked least: nothing
Travelling group: Avec mon époux(se) / partenaire
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
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Idlethoug...
Chippenham, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
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“Lovely Spot and all necessities provided - including good TV and WIFI”
Reviewed 7 September 2015 for a stay in September 2015

It would be hard to beat the Granary - a very rural feel but not far from lovely pubs, a spacious garden for size of house and parking for two cars (1 large one small)Howletts Zoo and the New Dover Road Park and Ride in to Canterbury both just a short drive away past oast houses. We came for University of Kent Reunion and needed somewhere that was in reach of both campus and friends in Wingham so this was ideal. It had Twin room and a single upstairs with a downstairs double - worth bearing in mind as parents will be sleeping downstairs, so not ideal if you have really little ones (and downstairs flooring is cold tile, so not great for babies), but fine for us with a teen and a 6 year old. A kitchen come living and dining space felt very much like a student living space which was lovely for our nostalgia trip. Basics all there. Just remember it is night storage heating so if like us you are arriving at night and there is autumn chill ask for the heating to be put on before you arrive - and make sure you are clear about how to use it for your stay. Lovely responsive owner who has followed up suggestions for throws for people like us. We did not advise arrival time early enough for this to be done for us - though we found upstairs warm the downstairs double bed room was chilly first night, lovely and warm when night storage kicked in on the second (remember has to be turned on at the wall not just set on top!) Generous with towels and basic kitchenalia though we only really cooked pizza as not staying long. Take screw top wine - I cannot remember if there was a bottle opener but just a tip any way!

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Liked best: Easy to find and perfect location, Big Bread board, great shower downstairs AND a bath upstairs.
Liked least: Tin opener not working. Drawers not running smoothly.
Travelling group: Other
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Frank T
Level 3 Contributor
8 reviews
“Nice and clean house”
Reviewed 10 August 2015 for a stay in July 2015

Great place to stay. Silent area, nice garden to play badminton etc. Nice parkingspot in front of the house. Its not a big house, but enough space for 5 people!

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Liked best: Clean, great WIFI connection, nice playground
Liked least: The mattresses could be better
Travelling group: Friends
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916lyn
Truro, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Very clean, well equipped and comfortable Cottage”
Reviewed 11 April 2015 for a stay in March 2015

We stayed in this cottage for a week over the Easter holidays and really enjoyed our stay. The owner is very friendly and helpful, the accommodation very clean, well equipped and cosy, it was very central to Howletts, Dover Castle and Canterbury so there was plenty to do. We will hopefully return in the future.

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Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers
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