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The Leicester Arms Hotel

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Dining (11)
Room & Suite (9)


The Leicester Arms Hotel has been at the heart of Penshurst village for several centuries, once forming part of the Penshurst Estate. The Leicester Arms is loved by locals, ramblers, cyclists, businesses & party goers. The hotel is located opposite Penshurst Place & St John the Baptist Church. The hotel comprises of 12 en-suite bedrooms, Restaurant, Reception/ lounge , Public bar, Private function room, South facing beer Garden & car park.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
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Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
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43Car recommended
Grade: 43 out of 100
294Restaurantswithin 5 miles
105Attractionswithin 5 miles
32Room tips
Traveller rating
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Very good value for money at this charming hotel. Comfortable and spacious room with en-suite. Some minor updating required but this did not effect our enjoyment of our stay. Staff pleasant and helpful. Shame no dinner on a Sunday night but the staff did offer a good selection
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Good atmosphere, staff can’t do enough for you and comfatable rooms if a little hot. The table service was a little slow but we were not in a hurry. The bar I had a bery friendly feel, dogs are welcome.
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I don't usually leave reviews but would like to contrast the negative reviews expressed for our stay over Christmas. While I respect the criticisms I should tell the world the things I liked and why I plan to repeat the experience this year for Christmas. So, in no particular
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We stayed for one night as we were attending an event at Penshurst Place. Very helpful and incredibly friendly staff. Service was great, breakfast was fabulous and nothing too much trouble. Rooms a little tired with old furniture but had character in the old setting. Lovely
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Lovely traditional pub/ hotel in an old traditional English village. The staff could not have done more to make our experience anything but a good one. All were very helpful, cheerful and friendly. We ate in the cosy bar, the food was to a good standard and served with a smile.
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"Room 1 is very quiet."
"Choose a different place to stay."
"Luxury Room and Superior Double are the ones to aim for."
"Check what 'superior room' actually means, e.g. on website it suggests a 4-poster bed, which was not the case."
"Back rooms are quieter and top floor may have larger rooms"
US$87 - US$135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United KingdomEnglandSevenoaks DistrictPenshurst
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