Chatham Naval Memorial is a place of interest in Kent featuring a large obelisk which is dedicated to the sailors, airmen and marines of the Royal Navy who lost their lives during the First World War but have no known grave. A visit makes a moving and educational day out and an opportunity for quiet introspection on the sacrifice and bravery of servicemen who fought to protect their country. There is a wide selection of hotels in the nearby area ranging from cheap hotels to more premium accommodation.
Choosing a Hotel near Chatham Naval Memorial
Chatham Naval Memorial Hotels range from inexpensive inns and bed and breakfasts to luxury five star hotels. Those with children might prefer to opt for a more affordable option such as the Holiday Inn Rochester Chatham or the Village Hotel Maidstone.
For couples enjoying a quiet retreat together, there are many pleasant hotels close to Chatham Naval Memorial. The Oakwood House Hotel and No.64 at the Joiners both offer a restful night's sleep in well decorated rooms with a refined feel.
Other Attractions in the Area
Visiting Chatham Naval Memorial often leaves visitors with a sense of respect at the sacrifice of servicemen during the First World War and a renewed enthusiasm for history. Nearby Fort Amherst was constructed in 1756 to protect the River Medway from French invasion, making it an ideal day out for history buffs of all ages. Another nearby place of interest is the Royal Engineers Museum, which is ideal for an educational family day out.
Cafés, Inns and Restaurants near Your Hotel
Most of the larger hotels near Chatham Naval Memorial offer food and drink, making it easy to plan your meals during your stay. It's also worth knowing that there are lots of fantastic places to eat out in Chatham and the surrounding area including restaurants across all types of cuisine and lots of street cafés with outdoor seating.
Chatham Naval Memorial is a peaceful and respectful place to spend some time reflecting on the sacrifice and courage of Navy servicemen during the First World War. Having spent some quiet time at the Memorial, you'll return to your friendly Kent hotel for a peaceful night's sleep.