The Five Bells

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Iron/ironing board, free cots/infant beds, free WiFi
Iron/ironing board, free cots/infant beds, free WiFi
Iron/ironing board, free cots/infant beds, free WiFi
Iron/ironing board, free cots/infant beds, free WiFi

Overview of The Five Bells

The Five Bells

3.5 star property

4.4/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Business services
  • Bar

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing
The Cross, Lower Street, Eastry, Sandwich, England, CT13 0HX

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationRoyal Cinque Ports Golf Club12 min drive
  • Popular LocationSandwich Bay Beach12 min drive
  • Popular LocationRoyal St George's Golf Club15 min drive
  • AirportManston (MSE-Kent Intl.)18 min drive

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About this area


The Five Bells is located in Sandwich. Dover Castle is a notable landmark, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Deal Beach and White Cliffs of Dover. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Lydden Hill Race Circuit or St. Lawrence Ground.

What's nearby

  • Wingham Wildlife Park - 8 min drive
  • Walmer Castle and Gardens - 10 min drive
  • Royal Cinque Ports Golf Club - 12 min drive
  • Sandwich Bay Beach - 12 min drive
  • Royal St George's Golf Club - 15 min drive

Getting around

  • Sandwich Station - 6 min drive


  • Hare & Hounds - 4 min drive
  • The Black Pig - 4 min drive
  • Griffins Head - 4 min drive
  • Fitzwalter Arms - 5 min drive
  • The Red Cow - 6 min drive

About this property

The Five Bells

3.5-star inn with coffee shop/café and business centre
Currently in the Covid 19 pandemic, the pub is only open for takeaways on a Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday afternoon and Friday evenings. However key and essential workers are permitted to stay providing they confirmation from their employer of their key worker status. The Five Bells public house is a 17th century traditional village pub atmosphere with an open fire and friendly, welcoming staff. The pub has two separate bars, one offering a dinning room and a variety of live entertainment some weekends, whilst the other is a quiet space for good conversation and excellent home-cooked food.There is also a separate sports bar, which offers pool and darts also has its own juke box and bar we also have a beer garden with children's play area and in the summer it is used by our Petanque team and for barbecues. The Function room can be hired for private parties and Menus can be designed for your occasion,also the garden can facilitate a Marquee for a variety of events.
The Five Bells offers 3 forms of accommodation with a hairdryer and free toiletries. This Sandwich inn provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include a shower. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested. Cots/infant beds (complimentary) are also available.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Property is disinfected with electrostatic spray
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Guest accommodations are sealed after cleaning
Follows the regional cleaning and disinfection practices of We're Good To Go (UK)
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


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

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Free off-site parking within 7 ft
  • Street parking available

Food and drink

  • English breakfast available for a fee daily: GBP 9.95 per person
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe

Things to do

  • Billiards/pool table
  • Playground

Family friendly

  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Playground
  • Snack bar/deli


  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • Business centre
  • A meeting room


  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Outdoor furniture


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Step-free path to entrance
  • Upper floors only accessible by stairs
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Free cots/infant beds


  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower


  • TV


  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

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Check-in from 1:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10:30 AM

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property
Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours will receive an email with check-in instructions; your host will greet you

Access methods

Host will greet you


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Free cots (infant beds)

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 9.95 per person (approximately)

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, debit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit

Property is also known as

Five Bells Hotel Deal
Five Bells Hotel
Five Bells Deal
The Five Bells Deal, Kent
Five Bells Inn Deal
Five Bells Inn
The Five Bells Deal Kent
Five Bells Inn Sandwich
Five Bells Sandwich
The Five Bells Inn
The Five Bells Sandwich
The Five Bells Inn Sandwich

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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 28 out of 50 reviews
5 - Excellent 56%
Rating 4 - Good. 17 out of 50 reviews
4 - Good 34%
Rating 3 - Okay. 2 out of 50 reviews
3 - Okay 4%
Rating 2 - Poor. 1 out of 50 reviews
2 - Poor 2%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 2 out of 50 reviews
1 - Terrible 4%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Lovely place to stay if you are ever in the area... Mary does a great job of pampering her guests... Having traveled the globe , i would highly recommend this establishment
Stayed 4 nights in Oct 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Lovely country pub, comfortable stay, friendly and helpful staff, good food, quiet. Couldn't be happier.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2021

4/5 Good

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Pub with character
Excellent venue & friendly service.
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2021

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Businss Trip
Fantastic overnight stay while on business in the area, friendly staff, good nights sleep and excellent food and drink.
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2021

4/5 Good

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