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Top Royal Tunbridge Wells Historic Hotels

Danehurst House
5 out of 5
41 Lower Green Road, Rusthall, Royal Tunbridge Wells, England
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4.9/5Exceptional! (92 reviews)
Quality - with a personal touch

"Great hosts in a lovely quiet location . Very relaxing stay even on one of the hottest nights of the year Excellent breakfast , lovely big room and so clean and tidy ."…"

Reviewed on 29 Jul 2019

Danehurst House
The Victorian B&B
3 out of 5
22 Lansdowne Road, Royal Tunbridge Wells, England
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4.8/5Exceptional! (81 reviews)

"Harold is a very warm and welcoming host. His passion for the Victorian era is beautifully reflected in the extraordinary attention to detail to the decoration of his beautiful home. From the first night, we felt that we were staying with an old family friend rather than at a B&B."…"

Reviewed on 8 Apr 2019

The Victorian B&B
The Garden Flat
4 out of 5
7 Mount Sion, Royal Tunbridge Wells, England
The price is £95 per night from 22 Oct to 23 Oct
4.4/5Excellent! (54 reviews)

"We loved the price and location of the flat and were really pleased with the information provided for us by the owner and that we would receive complementary milk, butter, bread, tea, sugar, and orange juice. Although we did receive this, the sugar was clearly an old, previously opened bag, that ..."…"

Reviewed on 18 Oct 2019

The Garden Flat

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The Spa Hotel
4 out of 5
Mount Ephraim, Royal Tunbridge Wells, England
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The price is £75 per night from 22 Oct to 23 Oct
4.3/5Excellent! (453 reviews)

"Beautifully decorated, immaculately clean and every member of staff I met were all so friendly and helpful."…"

Reviewed on 8 Sep 2020

The Spa Hotel
Royal Wells Hotel
3 out of 5
59 Mount Ephraim, Royal Tunbridge Wells, England
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The price is £70 per night from 22 Oct to 23 Oct
4.3/5Excellent! (414 reviews)

"Beautiful clean and spacious room with spotless modern bathroom. Hotel staff both friendly and helpful. Breakfast was amazing too. I highly recommend this hotel when staying in the area."…"

Reviewed on 20 Aug 2020

Royal Wells Hotel
Hotel du Vin & Bistro Tunbridge Wells
4 out of 5
Crescent Road, Royal Tunbridge Wells, England
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The price is £85 per night from 29 Oct to 30 Oct
4.3/5Excellent! (280 reviews)

"A lovely hotel with friendly and helpful service and a great breakfast."…"

Reviewed on 16 Oct 2020

Hotel du Vin & Bistro Tunbridge Wells
The Tunbridge Wells Hotel
3.5 out of 5
58 The Pantiles, Royal Tunbridge Wells, England
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The price is £84 per night from 27 Oct to 28 Oct
4.2/5Very Good! (115 reviews)
Laid back comfort in the centre of TW

"Relaxed laid back place. Quirky. Food great an imaginative Rooms clean. Shame the stairs and passges were not so clean and were rather shabby."…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar 2020

The Tunbridge Wells Hotel
Mercure Tunbridge Wells Hotel
4 out of 5
8 Tunbridge Road, Pembury, Royal Tunbridge Wells, England
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The price is £54 per night from 1 Nov to 2 Nov
3.7/5Good! (789 reviews)

"Clean and welcoming staff very mindful of current conditions. Asked for room with step in shower and was given one. Furniture in room was old probably needs an up date. Evetything was spotless though and bed was comfortable. We would us the hotel again."…"

Reviewed on 5 Oct 2020

Mercure Tunbridge Wells Hotel
Tunbridge Wells Retreat
3.5 out of 5
54-57 London Road, Royal Tunbridge Wells, England
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3.3/5 (207 reviews)
Reasonable price.

"Staff great , breakfast good. Hotel just a little tired."…"

Reviewed on 2 Mar 2020

Tunbridge Wells Retreat
Anand Lodge
3 out of 5
37 Hastings Road, Pembury, Royal Tunbridge Wells, England
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The price is £48 per night from 15 Nov to 16 Nov
2.6/5 (95 reviews)

"Suitable location, close to the high street and shops. Friendly and willing staff. Fresh quirky 80s style bathroom."…"

Reviewed on 3 Jul 2020

Anand Lodge
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Guide to Royal Tunbridge Wells Historic Hotels

Travelling can be more than just putting a pin in a spot on the map, it can also be about taking in the culture and history of a region. A perfect way to get an idea of the region's culture is to learn about its past. Touring the area's landmarks or museums is a fine kick-off, but a stay in a Royal Tunbridge Wells historic hotel can send you back to the past. Pack your bags (no need for a time machine) as your Royal Tunbridge Wells historic hotel awaits.

If These Walls Could Talk

A stay in one of these Royal Tunbridge Wells traditional hotels can transport you to a bygone era as soon as you step into the lobby. With Victorian-style architecture and addresses in the heart of Royal Tunbridge Wells, you'll get a true sense of what makes Royal Tunbridge Wells a must for travellers. Thankfully, you aren't required to live like the hotel's past guest. Although these hotels may be historic, they have many up-to-date conveniences to help you wind down on your trip. You'll find rooms outfitted with a comfy bed, loads of character, and just about everything you may need for a wonderful visit.

Once you've explored your historic hotel, you can continue to take in this culturally-rich area by visiting the prominent landmarks and art galleries. Undoubtedly, all this hopping through history will stimulate your appetite. Read Expedia's 2580 guest reviews for recommendations from fellow travellers to help make your Royal Tunbridge Wells visit great. You can also ask your hotels' concierge to recommend where a couple of the popular areas to grab a pint or a fantastic dinner in Royal Tunbridge Wells are.

Book a Royal Tunbridge Wells Historic Hotel Today

Royal Tunbridge Wells has 12 vintage hotels that exude the look and feel of another era. Some of these famous lodgings may have been where influential writers stayed. You are certain to book a room possessing all the in-room amenities and the traits you wish for. If you are wishing to stay in one of these vintage hotels, book soon, or you could miss out on one of these unique accommodations.

Frequently asked questions

What should a history buff expect from a stay in Royal Tunbridge Wells?
A trip to the significant historical sites in Royal Tunbridge Wells is likely at the top of your sightseeing itinerary. While you’re here, you can visit the spas and gardens. You can also relish a trip to the top-notch restaurants.
Where's the best place to stay in Royal Tunbridge Wells that's close to historical sites?
Based on our travel expertise, The Victorian B&B is a top 3-star B&B for history buffs booking on Expedia, and it features free breakfast and a restaurant. Penshurst Place and Gardens is a short 13-minute drive away. Other choices close to historic sites include The Spa Hotel and Hotel du Vin & Bistro Tunbridge Wells.
How many historical hotels are located in Royal Tunbridge Wells?
In Royal Tunbridge Wells, you’ll find 79 hotels and other accommodation options bookable on Expedia, including 11 historic hotels or hotels close to historic sites.
What are the top historical places and other sights in Royal Tunbridge Wells?
Royal Tunbridge Wells is notable for landmarks like Scotney Castle, Salomons Centre and Groombridge Place. Cultural venues include Assembly Hall Theater, Tunbridge Wells Museum and Art Gallery and Trinity Theatre. In the area, you’ll also find Leeds Castle and Wadhurst Castle.
What is a historic hotel like in Royal Tunbridge Wells?
Guests who choose a historic hotel can stay in a place that has a national historic designation. A castle, stately home, palace or even a pub, lodge, old police station or skyscraper can be identified as a historic hotel provided that it’s a place of special interest. Traditional architecture and period features are often found in the guestrooms or communal spaces of such hotels in Royal Tunbridge Wells, giving a sense of history.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
“Heritage hotel” is more common in Asia and Europe, while “historic hotel” is more common in the U.S. but overall the terms are quite similar. The physical building and architecture of historic hotels are generally what’s most important. For a heritage hotel, mainly, it’s cultural value and how it inspired the community.
Do historic hotels in Royal Tunbridge Wells have modern facilities?
Hotels have the safety features and modern conveniences you’ve come to expect, while every effort is made to preserve treasured traditions and historic facades. Smart TVs, WiFi, updated bathroom facilities and the usual amenities found at a contemporary hotel will be available in a historic hotel. Rest assured that when you select a historic hotel in Royal Tunbridge Wells, you won’t find a place that is rundown or uncomfortable.

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