Tunbridge Wells Retreat - Royal Tunbridge Wells

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54-57 London Road, Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom, TN11DSshow map
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Very goodBased on  62 reviews
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Overview

Tunbridge Wells Retreat Hotel is a stylish venue in Royal Tunbridge Wells close to a theater, a gallery and a museum. Tunbridge Wells Retreat Hotel was opened in 1901 and offers en-suite rooms.

An ideal location close to a train station provides a quick access to Bayham Old Abbey, which is 8 km away. The property boasts location within 1 km from Royal Tunbridge Wells city center.

Tunbridge Wells Retreat Hotel offers a stunning view to its guests.

Guests can easily get to London Gatwick airport, which is about 35 minutes drive away.

Rooms

Tunbridge Wells Retreat Hotel features 37 guestrooms with LCD TV, a personal computer, a writing desk, an iron with ironing board and a wardrobe. Staying at Tunbridge Wells Retreat Hotel guests can enjoy the garden. Bathrooms are fitted with a bathtub, a hairdryer and complimentary toiletries.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is available from 07:00 till 09:30. Different dishes of Italian cuisine are served at the restaurant.

The hotel offers a continental breakfast at the price of GBP 6.50 per person per night. 

Services

There are a safety deposit box, a luggage storage and a lift at guests' disposal.

Relax

The on-site spa facilities include a spa area and a sauna.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Paid Public parking is possible at a location nearby.

Year renovated:   2007.  Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   40.

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Facilities
Wi-Fi
Parking

Paid parking

Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Swimming pool

Indoor heated swimming pool

TV

Flat-screen TV

Elevator

Lift

Services

  • Room service
  • Newspaper service

Dining

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Business

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities

Facilities for people with disabilities

  • Toilet for disabled

Spa & Leisure

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Garden area
  • BBQ facilities
  • Leisure/ TV room

Room view

  • Garden view

Room features

  • Heating
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
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Check-infrom 15:00-23:59FREECheck-out07:00-11:00FREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 3 yearsExtra bedFREEAll children4 - 15 yearsExtra bed
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Location
  • Nearby
  • City landmarks
Redleaf GalleryRedleaf Gallery700 ft
Artique GalleryArtique Gallery1000 ft
Fairfax GalleryFairfax Gallery2000 ft
King Charles The Martyr C Of E ChurchKing Charles The Martyr C Of E Church2000 ft
Monarch AmusementsMonarch Amusements2000 ft
Grove Bowling ClubGrove Bowling Club2000 ft
Tunbridge Wells Museum & Art GalleryTunbridge Wells Museum & Art Gallery1000 ft
Tunbridge Wells MuseumTunbridge Wells Museum1000 ft
Trinity Theatre LtdTrinity Theatre Ltd400 ft
Sussex Wine SchoolSussex Wine School1200 ftCrescent Road Hotel du Vin
The Chalybeate SpringThe Chalybeate Spring1700 ftThe Pantiles
The PantilesThe Pantiles1700 ft49 The Pantiles, Royal Tunbridge Wells
Rosemary Shrager Cookery SchoolRosemary Shrager Cookery School1900 ftThe Corn Exchange
Calverley Grounds Calverley Grounds 2000 ftMount Pleasant Road
Fairfax GalleryFairfax Gallery2000 ft23 The Pantiles
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Constitutional ClubConstitutional Club4300 ft
Mercedes-Benz Owners' AssociationMercedes-Benz Owners' Association2.3 mi
Blue Forest LtdBlue Forest Ltd3.5 mi
dunorlan parkdunorlan park1.4 mi
The Opera HouseThe Opera House2.6 mi
Royal Victoria PlaceRoyal Victoria Place2400 ftCalverly Road
Dunorlan ParkDunorlan Park1.2 miPembury Road
Haysden Country ParkHaysden Country Park4.2 miLower Haysden Lane
Penshurst Place & GardensPenshurst Place & Gardens4.4 miPenshurst Road
All Saints ChurchAll Saints Church4.5 miFive Oak Green Road
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Getting around
Airports
London Biggin Hill (BQH)17.0 mi
London Gatwick (LGW)18.6 mi
Bus
Bus stop1000 ft
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Reviews
7.4
Very goodBased on  62  reviews
  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    Good garden view room. Bathroom is small but functional. Nice garden to sit and enjoy a drink at the end of the day. Location is good, just a 5 minute walk from the town center.

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    Staff was friendly, the room was a great size, the bathroom was huge and had all necessary things you need in a hotel room.

    Not many plug sockets

  • 7.4
    Very good

    Close near shops

    Room cold, hot water warm not good enough for shower or bath. Limited car park space or have to wake up early to move due to control zone.

  • 9.2
    Superb

    The hotel delivered what was claimed, i.e. a no frills hotel at modest price. The room was clean and the staff were courteous and helpful. The garden to the rear is delightful.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    The staff were excellent, no cooked breakfast, analogue tv signal kept dropping out no teletext, hot water took up to 10 minutes to come through. Very clean smart hotel, but simple ameneties.

    Tv kept losing its signal, up to 10 minutes for hot water to come through, no tea making facilities in room, micro-wave dinners

  • 8.8
    Superb

    From the check-in to the check-out, the hotel staff was very helpful. The room was simple but comfortable, very clean and the bathroom was new. We had the chance to have good weather so we had breakfast in the garden, it was lovely. Coming back late at night wasn't a problem as the magnetic card of our room also opened the front door.

  • 8.0
    Fabulous

    I regualrly use the smart and simpl It is great value for money is well situatued for our family and is the most convenient value hotel in Tunbridge wells

    I hate the shower no matter what room i am in it is complicated and difficult to use. What i didnt like this time was that the breakfast was not inclusive. I am hoping that this is not a trend towards losing the hotels unique value for money label

  • 10.0
    Exceptional

    Fantastic staff, especially Lisa and Gabriel, great tea and coffee trays delivered to the room 24/7 at £1.00 per person. Lovely big room (No 22) plenty of mirrors, nice lighting, no frills, good bed, linen and towels. We had the continental breakfast one morning and it was delicious. 7 minute walk into town and lots of lovely places to eat, stop for coffee or just shop. Also near enough to Brands Hatch to make the track an easy day out!!

    If you like carpeted floors in rooms this probably isn't the place for you and if a kettle is a must then it won't work either! The parking is easier if you stay calm and plan where you need to park, the hotel will give you plenty of info.

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    Incredibly friendly and helpful staff; free wifi in rooms.

    Very limited on site parking, but this is due to its location in a residential area.

  • 7.0
    Very good

    Bed was comfortable, room spacious.

    There was rather a strange smell in the foyer - rather like damp washing which has been left for a day or so. I was somewhat glad that we were not intending to eat at the hotel as the foyer/bar/restaurant area is open plan. There was also a section of the first floor landing which had a strange smell which was worse, as both my husband and I felt it had a 'drain' origin. Luckily, our immediate corridor was free of this smell. Also, we expected to have coffee making facilities in the room, so were somewhat surprised that this had to be ordered from room service and cost added to the bill. We stay in a lot of similarly priced hotels in England and this is the first time we have had no coffee making facilities in our room.

  • 6.2
    Good

    Nice decor, friendly staff, pretty garden

    Would rather have had tea and coffee in the room than a bag of sweets.

  • 9.6
    Exceptional

    Sweets Contemporary decor Comfort friendly staff & atmosphere

    lack of parking

  • 6.6
    Good

    Easily accessible from centre of town. Very polite staff. Friendly and welcoming.

    I found the shower difficult to work out!

  • 8.0
    Fabulous

    The staff were both friendly and well mannered and were most obliging. The room we occupied was large and airy and functional for the short stay we partook of. The price was fair as a stop-over stay and close to the delightful area of Pantiles.

    We both agreed that a facility for Tea/Coffee making in the room would be a boon. After being woken by a false fire alarm, twice, we ordered from room service in order to resettle but this request wasn't met. Also, whilst keeping in mind your 'costs', an option of a cooked breakfast would have been a boon in order to avoid having to search out other venues in a unfamiliar locality.

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    Comfortable, spacious room with lots of light; pleasant garden.

    Completely transparent lavatory/bathroom door! Awkward (anti-theft, I suppose) coat hangers. No full-length mirror, and mirrors too low for me, at 6 ft 3ins, to see my face.

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Highlights
7
Very goodBased on  62 reviews
Hotel Awards

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as  Best 3 Star Hotels in United Kingdom

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Good to know
Check-infrom 15:00-23:59FREECheck-out07:00-11:00FREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 3 yearsExtra bedFREEAll children4 - 15 yearsExtra bed
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Getting around
Airports
London Biggin Hill (BQH)17.0 mi
London Gatwick (LGW)18.6 mi
Bus
Bus stop1000 ft
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