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Overview of Dog & Bear Hotel

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Desk, free WiFi
Desk, free WiFi
Desk, free WiFi
Desk, free WiFi

Dog & Bear Hotel

3 out of 5

4.4/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Pet Friendly
  • Breakfast Available
  • Bar
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Social distancing

Explore the area

    Popular LocationKent Science Park10 min drive
    Popular LocationLeeds Castle12 min drive
    Popular LocationBredgar and Wormshill Light Railway17 min drive
    AirportLondon (SEN-Southend)77 min drive

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  • Double Room

    4.4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Double Bed
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  • Superior Family

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Single Beds and 1 Double Bed
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  • Family of Four

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Single Beds and 1 Double Bed
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  • Superior Double or Twin Room

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed OR 2 Single Beds
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  • Feature

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
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  • Standard Single Room

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bed
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  • Twin Room, 2 Single Beds

    4.2/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Single Beds
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  • Family Room

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Double Bed OR 1 Single Bed
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About this area

Maidstone

Located in Maidstone, Dog & Bear Hotel is near a train station. Belmont House and Gardens and Godinton House and Gardens are local landmarks, and some of the area's attractions include Kent Science Park and Bredgar and Wormshill Light Railway. Sittingbourne and Kemsley Light Railway and Kent Life are also worth visiting.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Hothfield Heathlands Nature Reserve - 8 min drive
  • Kent Science Park - 10 min drive
  • Belmont House and Gardens - 10 min drive
  • Leeds Castle - 12 min drive
  • Bredgar and Wormshill Light Railway - 17 min drive

Getting around

  • Maidstone Lenham Station - 11 min walk
  • AirportGatwick Airport (LGW) - 51 min drive

Restaurants

  • Dog and Bear Restaurant — 1 min walk
  • Jasmine House Chinese Cuisine - 5 min drive
  • Mulberry's Tearoom - 5 min drive
  • Ringlestone Inn - 6 min drive
  • Plough - 6 min drive
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About this property

Dog & Bear Hotel

3-star hotel with restaurant and bar/lounge
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has a bar/lounge and coffee/tea in a common area. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a meeting room, free newspapers and a garden are on-site. All 24 rooms provide complimentary wireless Internet access, coffee/tea makers and TVs. Guests will also find showers and desks.
Dog & Bear Hotel offers 24 forms of accommodation with coffee/tea makers. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include a shower. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site

Food and drink

  • English breakfast available for a fee 7:00 AM–10:00 AM on weekdays and 8:00 AM–10:00 AM on weekends: GBP 7.95 per person
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Conveniences

  • Free newspapers in reception
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • 1 meeting room

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bathroom

  • Shower

Entertainment

  • TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker

More

  • Desk

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2 PM - 11 PM
Late check-in subject to availability

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

If you are planning to arrive after 11 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

This property is closed from 4 November 2020 to 16 May 2021 (dates subject to change).

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of GBP 5 per pet, per day
Food and water bowls are available
Specific rooms only, restrictions apply; pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for English breakfast: GBP 7.95 per person (approximately)
  • Pet fee: GBP 5 per pet, per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

We should mention

The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section); guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

National rating

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitEngland, the National Tourist Board for England.

Property is also known as

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Dog & Bear Hotel Maidstone
Dog Bear Maidstone
Dog Bear Hotel Maidstone
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Dog & Bear Hotel Maidstone
Dog & Bear Hotel Hotel Maidstone

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Dog & Bear Hotel and receive a full refund?
Yes, Dog & Bear Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Dog & Bear Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is Dog & Bear Hotel pet-friendly?
Yes, pets are allowed at this property. There's a fee of GBP 5 per pet, per day.
How much is parking at Dog & Bear Hotel?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Dog & Bear Hotel?
Check-in is from 2 PM - 11 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Dog & Bear Hotel?
Checkout is at 11 AM.
Where is Dog & Bear Hotel located?
Situated in Maidstone, this hotel is within 9 miles (15 km) of Leeds Castle, Hothfield Heathlands Nature Reserve and Bearsted Golf Club. Belmont House and Gardens and St. Margaret Church are also within 9 miles (15 km). Maidstone Lenham Station is 11 minutes by foot.
4.4
Excellent
Rating 5 - Excellent. 208 out of 425 reviews
5 - Excellent 49%
Rating 4 - Good. 173 out of 425 reviews
4 - Good 41%
Rating 3 - Okay. 39 out of 425 reviews
3 - Okay 9%
Rating 2 - Poor. 2 out of 425 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 3 out of 425 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.4/5

Cleanliness

4.5/5

Staff & service

4.1/5

Amenities

4.2/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Fantastic
Big room front of old hotel/pub. Looking out across lenham square beautiful. Been here 3 times delux rm with 4 poster goid shower. Great cooked breakfast. Very good value. Close toeeds castle . Great littke breakaway Staff fruendly
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great place 10/10
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The website said no breakfast but I was pleasantly surprised to find there was a great full English breakfast the next morning. Room was average size and clean. Staff were friendly and helpful.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

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