Chilston Park Hotel
Why We Love It
- This 17th-century manor house is set within 22 acres of Kent parkland
- The hotel's restaurant holds 2 AA Rosettes & 4 Red Stars from the AA
- The city of Canterbury & Leeds Castle are both within a 30-minute drive
- "An impressive collection of original paintings & antiques creates a unique environment" -- The AA
96% (95 Member Ratings)
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Rooms & Rates
Set alongside a lake within 22 acres of parkland, the Chilston Park hotel is a 17th-century former manor house in the heart of Kent. With its "fragrant landscape of gentle hills, fertile farmland, cultivated country estates and fruit-laden orchards," Kent "isn't described as the garden of England for nothing," says Lonely Planet. The hotel is in an ideal location from which to explore the area.
Chilston Park Hotel combines antiques, traditional furnishings and original features with contemporary comforts. The hotel's restaurant, Culpeper's, holds a 2-AA-Rosette rating, and uses ingredients sourced locally from coast and farm.
The AA says, "the kitchen deals in modern British cooking clearly rooted in the classics but with some inventive combinations". The menu focuses on classic English dishes with a 21st-century twist, such as Romney Salt Marsh lamb with wilted greens, vanilla purée and rosemary jus. Breakfast, afternoon tea and Sunday lunch are also available.
Canterbury, which "tops the charts for English cathedral cities" (Lonely Planet), is a 30-minute drive from the hotel. Explore the medieval city's narrow alleyways, riverside gardens and ancient city walls. The "fairy-tale stronghold" (Fodor's) of Leeds Castle, a favourite home of many medieval English queens, is 15 minutes' drive from Chilston Park. The Kent Downs -- an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty popular for walking, cycling and horse riding -- are a 20-minute drive from the hotel.
"Bedrooms are individual in design, some have four-poster beds and many have garden views," says The AA. There are 53 bedrooms, including seven feature bedrooms and three master suites. Rooms are set across the coach house, stables, cottage and manor house, and all have a flat-screen TV and complimentary Wi-Fi.
- "Chilston Park brims with enough period authenticity, antiques and oil paintings that you might be inspired to dress as Jane Austen's Mr Darcy or Elizabeth Bennet for dinner" -- AA Restaurant Guide 2016
- Infant cots / cribs
- Newspaper / magazines
- Extra beds / roll away beds
- No pets allowed
- 100% smoke-free
- 24-hour front desk
- 24-hour room service
- Airport transfer (fees apply)
- Chauffeur service (fees apply)
- Express check-in / checkout
- Laundry / dry cleaning
- Business center
- Safe in reception
- Baby-sitting service (fees apply)
- Central heating
- Coffee / tea-making facilities
- Iron and ironing board
- DVD / CD player & library
- Flatscreen TV
- Video games on request
- Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout
- Bathrobes and slippers
- Separate shower
- Luxury toiletries
- Complimentary parking
- Off-street parking
- Public car park
- Accessible bathroom in some rooms
- Accessible meeting room
- Accessible parking
- Accessible path of travel
- Accessible restaurant
- Wheelchair accessible
Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.
Standard check-in time: 3pm. Minimum age required to check in: 18.
Standard checkout time: 11am.
Children and additional guests:
Infant's cot/crib and extra beds available on request, free of charge, for children aged 12 and under. Extra bed available on request: £15 per night for older children and adults. This includes breakfast. Supplements are not included automatically in the total price and will be charged directly by the hotel.
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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