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Milton Keynes
Reviewed 9 October 2016

My partner and I could only stay a night, wished it could have been more. Ideal location, not far away from shops and Cathedral, nice, quiet location if you want to veer away from the noise. Lovely and clean, and was made to feel so welcome. A good breakfast to finish off. Will definitely return during our next visit.

Thank j236francis
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed for a family party. Room was clean, bed was comfortable and a hearty breakfast was offered in the morning. The owners are eager to please (this can sometimes be overwhelming) We came in late and there was no issue. There is a bar but it's limited.

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Jenny L, Owner at The Old Alma, responded to this review

We aim to provide good customer service and good food so the guests enjoy the experience of staying abt The Alma. And hopefully return

Reviewed 26 April 2016

My aunt and I stayed there for a night in August 2013 (sorry I had to choose August 2015, the system can't track back to 2013!). The place is absolutely lovely and the Santa-Claus looking owner is such a nice, warm and welcoming person. I had a kind of "chocolate box" room, which was great as I hate spaced rooms,...

Thank FlorianefromFrance
Kingsbury Episcopi, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 August 2015

I stayed here for one night in August. Was attending a training day at nearby Godmersham so the location attracted me as it was only 5 minutes away by car. The owners do offer to give lifts to students attending the ABDO college. My room was lovely, had everything you need including a hairdryer which I'm not sure was listed...

Thank Sallie H
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 June 2015

Stayed for one night for a family wedding in chilham. We were give a warm welcome and nothing was too much for them. We arrived at midday and was just expecting to collect the key but our room was ready and they were happy for us to use it, which was a bonus as it was an early wedding. I...

Thank Sandra Marshall
Reviewed 10 June 2015

We had a lovely short break exploring Kent, using The Alma as our base. This is situated in an ideal spot for getting to Canterbury, Rye, Margate, and all the National Trust places nearby. We were made to feel very welcome and the breakfasts were second to none, meaning we could miss out on lunch. Double room was very cosy,...

Thank Beverley S
Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 May 2015

Be aware when booking. The Old Alma refused to return our deposit (£15!!!) for a booking made 3 months in advance and canceled within 2 hours claiming they had turned away other bookings, and this despite area awash with weddings on weekend in question - speaks volumes re integrity! I emailed owners suggesting £15 could not possibly be worthy of...

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Woking, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 February 2015

I was in the area on business and time was ticking for my business appointment when I arrived, so I wasn't really my chatty self wanting to get to my room and get changed pronto. My urgency wasn't really detected by the owner who enjoys a good long chat, something which I valued much more when I returned later and...

Thank ConsumerBloke
Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 August 2014

My wife and I stayed here in July. The bedroom was very comfortable and we were well fed at breakfast time. Paul and Jenny made every effort to make us welcome and gave us information about local pubs and visitor attractions. If we were in the area in the future we should certainly wish to stay here again.

Thank HLW38
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 September 2013 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at the Old Alma following a friends recommendation as we were going to a wedding nearby. Paul and Jenny made us instantly feel at home. Our room was lovely, shower room made good use of the space and breakfast was amazing! The best bacon and eggs I've ever had! We will definitely find an excuse...

Thank T75_30

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A former Victorian Pub built in 1854 situated at the historic village of Chilham. 5 min drive from Godmersham, 15 minsdrive from Canterbury & Ashford. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Old Alma

Address: Canterbury Road, Chilham, Canterbury CT4 8DX, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Canterbury > Chilham
Price Range: $74 - $115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“Good if you want an en-suite”
 of 5 bubbles j236francis, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the front of the hotel and it was a little noise with the passing traffic a room at the back of the hotel might be quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles Sandra Marshall, 23 Jun 2015 | Read review
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