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The Chequers Inn

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“duck pond”(8 reviews)
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My wife and I stayed at the chequers inn on Friday 09th February simply to relax and get away for the evening... Gorgeous old setting... we were seated by an open log fire for dinner which went perfect with the quiet, relaxing music that was...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a one night stay with friends who have stayed there before. A lovely quirky pub with accommodation. Great service, great rooms, fantastic food. Nothing is too much trouble. Will definitely be going backMore

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Response from Owner153, Owner at The Chequers InnResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Louise, thanks for your very kind comments, we're really glad you enjoyed your experience with us, we do try our hardest to make everything as good as it can possibly be for our guests so it's always nice to receive good feedback.Once again thank...More

Reviewed 3 December 2017

We were attending an event at the village hall and booked to stay in this charming inn. Floors and walls are uneven and ceilings low, but it is all part of the charm and experience of staying in such an old building. Our room was...More

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Response from Owner153, Owner at The Chequers InnResponded 5 December 2017

Hi, thanks for your very kind and generous review and we're glad you enjoyed your stay with us.We are aware of the noise problem that exists with room 4,we are constantly looking at ways of improving our accommodation and to this end have decided to...More

Reviewed 13 October 2017

My Partner booked this as a surprise for my birthday, on arrival i loved the atmosphere and the garden area out the back with the pond, with lots of wildlife and fish to see. (and the owners cat who is quite wild in a good...More

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Response from Owner153, Manager at The Chequers InnResponded 14 October 2017

Hi From The Chequers Inn We cannot thank you enough for your amazing review, kind words and perfect score, it really makes the job worth while when we receive such lovely feedback. As a family run inn we try our hardest with every detail so...More

Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

We were back in smarden for a family event, part of which took place at the chequers. We stayed 3 nights. The room was very comfortable. Above the pub so some noise sometimes, but that's part of the charm....and any noise came from my friends...More

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Response from Owner153, Manager at The Chequers InnResponded 14 October 2017

Hi From The Chequers Inn Thank you for your lovely words and fantastic review, we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and the village of Smarden. It was just unfortunate we had to meet under such sad circumstances, Doreen was a lovely...More

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