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Hempstead House Hotel and Spa
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Bapchild
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 18 September 2017

We booked an executive room here for two nights, and could have stayed a lot longer! The room and the bed were most comfortable and we were able to relax totally. (Our only minor disappointment was that we had only one hand towel and one flannel between two!, though we did have two bath towels. Maybe this was a mistake??) We ate dinner on both evenings in the Lake Restaurant, and found the choice of meals and the quality of the food excellent. We really appreciated the breakfast, too, including a great variety of fresh fruit and a good choice of cooked food. The staff were all most helpful, in particular the receptionist who helped us with our trip into Canterbury and gave us excellent advice. She also very kindly carried our (heavy!) suitcase up two flights of stairs for us! We will definitely make a return visit!

  • Stayed: September 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

We visited the hotel last night, for a Jersey Boys tribute with 3 course dinner included situated in the Heritage Room. The room was pleasant enough for the function, the dance floor seemed a little small but perfectly adequate. The meal was awful, the starters of goats cheese on a crouton, (the crouton was wet and soggy and hard to cut), The chicken was a dry, tasteless lump and the spotted dick was like cardboard with a weak custard. But the worst of the night was the entertainment, the Jersey Boys act was excellent what we saw as it was on for 30 mins with a couple of extra songs. As the dinner seemed to run over time the waiting staff were walking back and forth whilst the act was on, so the little time they were on we couldn't see. The night seemed to go on forever and people left long before the end as there was nothing to watch. It would have been good to know it was only a short act as I doubt we would have booked or we would have planned for a shorter evening i.e. ordered taxi to pick us up earlier

Stayed: September 2017, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely weeked at hempstead house.excellent show good food great staff excellent value for money. Had an over nite stay lovely room. On this occasion i did not use the pool but i have on a recent visit pool and spa facilities are very good. Would recommend a visit.

Stayed: September 2017, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

This was my second stay in this hotel, but first time I arrived late in the night and left in the morning, so only this time I had chance to see the hotel, park and try the bar - everything great.

Apart from restaurant and bar, you can find spa in the hotel - looks very nice, but I didn't have enough time to try.. Breakfast was good, cooked breakfast (really wide choice) available. Staff was also very nice and helpful.

Stayed: September 2017, travelled on business
Thank Petra L
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

We just returned from a 2night stay.Staff were all lovely and went the extra mile to make our stay special (Thanks to Jack for the chocolate biscuits!) We stayed in a Deluxe room that was just perfect, food in the restaurant was great, lovely service. And the spa was really clean and had everything you need and more. We will be back …. Thanks to everyone working at this great hotel

Stayed: September 2017
Thank Denise M
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Had a really lovely time. Beautiful room (room 18), really comfy (and huge) bed. Ordered breakfast to room which was fab. Spa lovely. Treatment wonderful. Only negative was our bath tap broke when husband was turning the bath on which meant we couldn't have a bath. This was disappointing as we booked this room in particular as it had a jacuzzi bath. But the staff did immediately send someone up to try and fix it without success. Other than the lack of a bath, we had a wonderful time and will definitely book to come again.

Stayed: September 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely afternoon tea with my wife, celebrating our Anniversary. Setting absolutely fantastic, food lovely and service as you would expect, Perfect. Staff so attentative, polite and very professional. Would highly recommend this place for a visit.

Stayed: September 2017, travelled with family
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Additional Information about Hempstead House Hotel and Spa

Address: Hempstead House Annexe London Road, Bapchild, Sittingbourne ME9 9PP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Sittingbourne > Bapchild
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Bapchild
Price Range: $204 - $256 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hempstead House Hotel and Spa 3*
Number of rooms: 34
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Private Victorian Country House Hotel and Spa set in four acres of beautifully landscaped gardens surrounded by glorious Kentish countryside. Luxurious individually designed en-suite bedrooms with all facilities including high speed internet access. Elegant spacious reception rooms and three bars. Air conditioned conference rooms with capacity for up to 150 delegates containing state of the Art audio visual equipment and full range of business services. Award winning cuisine served in our 60 cover classical restaurant, Lakes, with professional but friendly service. Licensed for civil marriages with complete wedding service, four honeymoon suites and capacity for 150 guests. Smaller rooms for more intimate ceremonies and private or corporate functions. Brand new spa and fitness centre including beautiful 15 metre swimming pool with hydrotherapy pool, jacuzzi, sauna and steam room. Fitness studio offering a full range of classes and fully equipped gym. The therapy suite offers five spacious treatment rooms, a relaxation lounge and a manicure, pedicure and hair-washing area. A wide range of treatments are offered from manicures and pedicures to full body rituals, massages and facials. The facility also features a contemporary Brasserie offering a bar service and light snacks throughout the day and comprehensive lunch and dinner menus for residents, members and non-members. Outside there are sun-filled terraces and courtyards allowing Al Fresco aperitifs and dining or relaxing afternoon teas and coffees and light refreshments. All around the beautiful gardens are seats and benches, perfect for unwinding and relaxation. A secret spa garden, carefully secluded to afford privacy and tranquility is the perfect place to while away some time after having a treatment or using the other facilities. Close to cathedral cities of Canterbury and Rochester and historic castle at Leeds. The ports of Dover and Folkestone and the Eurostar terminal are all about half an hour’s drive away and London can be reached within an hour by rail. ... more   less 
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