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Broome Park Hotel

Amy Lindsay
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Why We Love It

  • This 17th-century manor house is in a 268-acre estate
  • There's a heated indoor pool, a steam room and a gym
  • Canterbury, Dover and Folkestone are all less than 20 minutes' drive; Whitstable is 30 minutes from the hotel
  • "The 18-hole golf course is one of the finest in Kent" -- Today's Golfer

95%
Enjoyed This
(263 Member Ratings)
"Food, staff and surroundings"
Jane
Jan 17, 2019
Rayleigh, United Kingdom

Map & Directions

The hotel is just off the A2. The nearest train station is Shepherds Well, a 10-minute drive away, and taxis cost around £10, each way. A direct train from London Victoria takes around two hours. Gatwick Airport is an hour and 20 minutes away and the Channel Tunnel at Folkestone can be reached within 20 minutes. Parking is free.

Rooms & Rates

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Overview

Set on a 268-acre estate a 20-minute drive from Canterbury, Broome Park Golf & Country Club occupies a 17th-century stately home once owned by Lord Kitchener.

The mansion house was built between 1635 and 1638, and was transformed into a country-house hotel in the 1930s.

The private estate has an 18-hole, par-72 golf course designed by renowned golf architect Donald Steel. In the mansion house, you'll find the Kitchener Restaurant & Bar, which serves modern British dishes (many of the ingredients are sourced from producers in Kent) and daily afternoon tea. There's also a bar, a heated indoor pool, a sauna and a gym. Leisure facilities include squash, tennis courts, croquet lawn and a snooker table.

Traditional Mansion House Rooms have views over the landscaped gardens and the golf course and are on the first or second floor (there is no lift). There is free Wi-Fi throughout.

The hotel is 10 miles from Canterbury and there's a regular bus service into the city centre from a stop at the end of the drive. This partially walled city features the ruins of a Norman castle and one of the oldest cathedrals in England. The cute coastal town of Whitstable is a 30-minute drive away, and you can reach Dover and Folkestone within 20 minutes.

Amenities

General

  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Golf course (on-site)
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Indoor pool
  • Restaurant
  • No pets allowed
  • 100% smoke-free
  • No elevator / lift
  • Sauna

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge service

Room amenities

  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Fridge
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Sitting area
  • Flatscreen TV
  • iPod/iPhone docking station

Internet

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout

Bathroom

  • Hair-dryer
  • Luxury toiletries
  • Bathtub or shower

Parking

  • Complimentary parking

Accessibility

  • Facilities for guests with special needs

Policies

Check-in: Standard Time is 4pm.

Minimum age required to check in: 18.

Checkout: Standard Time is 10am.

Children and additional guests: Infant's cot/crib are available, free of charge, for children aged 2 and under. Extra beds are not available for older children and adults.

Pets: No pets allowed.

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

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Customer Service available Mon-Sun, 9am-9pm ET

Winner: People's Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite Customer Service

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

Please note: Some amenities and services may not be available in all rooms or may incur an additional charge. All prices stated have been verified at the time of publication and may vary at the discretion of the hotel.

95%
Enjoyed This
(263 Member Ratings)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for Kitchener Hotels Ltd (t/a Broome Park Golf and Country Club) over the past 15 months.
4.3 Ambiance
4.6 Location
4.4 Rooms
4.5 Quality of Service
4.7 Value for the Money
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Enjoyed Most
Food, staff and surroundings
Jane Jan 17, 2019 Rayleigh, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Lovely hotel and staff were friendly
Other Comments
The food wasn’t the best. Could be due to the fact we were the only people eating in the restaurant that night. Fruit salad was apple and two pieces of pineapple. We didn’t complain but was a bit surprised. Everything else was fine but we do like our food so was a bit disappointed. Wasn’t expecting it to be brilliant but it was as I said disappointing Didn’t spoil out stay as it wasn’t a lot of money and was ok
Michael Jan 15, 2019 Hornchurch, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Real fires in main rooms
Catherine Jan 09, 2019 Luton, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
location
shirley Jan 06, 2019 Luton, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The eledance and the quality of food, not to mention the superb quality of the mansion rooms
roger&susan Jan 05, 2019 Luton, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
We had a very warm welcome from all the staff we met. They were all friendly and helpful.
Other Comments
It was such a pleasure to find such a relaxed atmosphere in an historic opulant surrounding. very restful, very enjoyable and very near attractions like Canterbury,and Rochester. A very restful break that just keep on giving.
Denis Jan 04, 2019 Slough, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The Ambiance and history of the building
Other Comments
The customer service from both the reception staff and housekeeping were excellent. Despite a small problem with our hot water on the first night the staff were exceptional at making our stay comfortable by moving us with no inconvenience. My only negative comment would be the breakfast - the staff didn't seem interested in serving anything other than the buffet although a menu was on the table with alternatives. The buffet was let down by having cold plates thus a cold cooked breakfast. If these things could be addressed then the stay was perfect and the staff were 100%. We had a very enjoyable stay. Thank you
Karen Dec 28, 2018 Eastbourne, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Staff service
Other Comments
The window pane in our room was broken which meant our room became cold and chokingly dry using an external electric heater. There is great difference in rooms that are priced the same, which was not communicated by the staff members when booking the rooms.
Mayoor Dec 25, 2018 London, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The stafe were very helpful and the food was good.
Other Comments
The outside of the building is beautiful but inside especially the rooms could do with some updating.
Donna Dec 23, 2018 Maidstone, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Absolutely everything was spot on. A fantastic historic building in a beautiful location made for a great stay.
Other Comments
Unlike many chains the staff genuinely went out of their way to make your stay special and we'll definately return.
Michael Dec 22, 2018 Kingsleyrdon, United Kingdom

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