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Hempstead House Hotel and Spa

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Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
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.
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Property amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Breakfast included
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
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Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
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We were met at our Birthday Lunch by an attentive Head Waiter, who took our coats and orders for pre-lunch drinks before showing us to a particularly attractive dining room. The menu was ideal for a mid-day meal and when it arrived was well presented and delicious. Service was
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We chose to stay here on our way to France to break up our journey. It was a wonderful stay. Staff- reception, friendly and efficient. Dinner arranged. Spa details explained (extra £10 to use pp but worth it). Check out was also without any issues. Room- we stayed in one of
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Stayed for a spa weekend with 2 friends all able to stay in the same room spa treatment food were fantastic Staff couldn’t do enough for us and we all had a really great time Would definitely stay here again
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On arrival the car park was well lit and plenty of spaces. The walk to the entrance was lovely. We arrived with friends for a function . The reception bar area was too small for 125 people! The function room was too small for that amount of people. The food was lovely but very
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Response from hempsteadhouse, General Manager at Hempstead House Hotel and Spa
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear hilarys713 Thankyou for your comments. A shame overall to receive your disappointing review for future guests having received such a glowing email of praise from the organiser which we are very proud to continually support and entertain throughout the year. Our Heritage Suite is designed for upto 150 guests and caters on a regular basis for events this size with a smooth arrival for drinks at the bar with guests spreading naturally into the communal areas and function suite without concern. Our Front of House Manager promptly and efficiently addressed your concern over the content your main course as you kindly commented on our service and staff ,The Comedy Waiters Entertainment and Magician are a wonderful addition for an interactive event who walk around the room creating a lively atmosphere in the suitable space between tables. Kind Regards
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What a fantastic venue. To celebrate my wife's 60th Birthday we booked Hempstead House for Lunch and the afternoon. It was wonderful. Thanks to Vicky Barratt the events co-ordinator, it went without a hitch. The staff and particularly Danny the maitre de were excellent and
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The Standard Room at the Hempstead House
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The Superior Room at the Hempstead House
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The Executive Room at the Hempstead House
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The Deluxe Honeymoon Suite at the Hempstead House
Sorry I can't help. But think very much in line with most hotels and restaurants in the local area!
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None of our rooms had a balcony. But not needed for us.
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It comes with bath towels - dressing gown and slippers - especially if your staying overnight with one of their deaks
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Hotel guests can use it but I believe there is an age restriction so that under 16s cannot.
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"Trust the staff, so tell them your preference"
"Book the Ashby Suite"
"All rooms are now refurbished, so real difference apart from size."
"Room 27 was a decent twin room, very close to the spa and gym."
"go for the delux rooms well worth the price"
US$157 - US$218 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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