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Rolles Court
Ranked #1 of 1 Whitfield B&B and Inns
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“Great place!!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2013

We stayed at Rolles Court by the end of July, and what a pleasant surprise... it was a lot more that we expected. Great place, the owners are lovely people. The property is beautiful, has a pool, and a garden. The landscape of the Whitfield town is amazing. The B&B is close to the White Cliff, Canterbury, Dover Palace; it's close to the town too (walking distance). Let me tell you about the breakfast... AWESOME!!!! Good food, a lot of choices, all homemade and organic, from the jams to the juices. We traveled with kids and they felt welcomed. I highly recommend this place to other travelers. Rooms were clean, bathroom very big, We loved it. If you want a cozy place in the countryside of England, with friendly people, and good food, close to all atractions of the area...Rolles Court is for you.

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  • Stayed July 2013, travelled with family
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Jill M, Owner at Rolles Court, responded to this review, 8 October 2013
Thank you so much for writing such a comprehensive review.

It's a shame you didn't have more time to explore the local area but maybe you will have the opportunity to visit Kent in the future.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2013

We stopped at Rolles Court before an early morning sailing to France. My wife and daughter shared a family room. The welcome was very warm and the room was a very good size. The rooms were clean and the breakfast excellent. We had a very good stay and would recommend it to anyone.

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled with family
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Jill M, Owner at Rolles Court, responded to this review, 8 October 2013
Thank you for reviewing Rolles Court. It's helpful to know what guests highlight from their stay.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2013

This was a return visit to Ian and Jill and they made us very welcome. The room was large with an excellent bed and tea making facilities.

The breakfast is first class with plenty of home made produce on the table.

Not the easiest place to find first time but the hospitality, welcome and local knowledge is well worth it - all just a couple of miles from Dover.

We have just booked to return in October and are already looking forward to that trip.

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled as a couple
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Jill M, Owner at Rolles Court, responded to this review, 8 October 2013
Thanks for taking the time to write a review. When you next visit you can sample a larger selection of jams made from our fruit crop. There are also new muffin recipes to try.

Rolles Court is in a very small village but once found I'm sure you'll agree it's worth it for the peaceful surroundings.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2013

We booked Rolles Court using a recent voucher scheme run by a certain red top newspaper. We chose Rolles Court as we were looking for a quaint peaceful country retreat in a part of england that we hadn't really explored before, and didn't want to hand our money over to a huge multi-national hotel chain and become yet another anonymous customer.

Firstly, the proprietors Jill and Ian were very hospitable hosts. They had presented our spacious bedroom very well and all was extremely clean and tidy, and the interior of the room, and the house in general was full of original features and character. Their choice of mattress ensured a good nights sleep for us both too!

Jill's breakfasts were certainly something to get up for in the mornings, and Ian was a dab hand at pushing the plunger on the cafetiere for the lovely morning coffee. Even the cats tended to show up when we came down for breakfast, which was a welcome surprise, and just shows the high regard in which breakfast is held. The large selection of home made conserves were very tasty, which caused me to force more toast into my stomach than I normally would, especially after a fry up!

Both Ian and Jill were very knowledgeable on their surroundings and are well qualified to suggest places to visit, or offer additional information regarding places you state you are planning on visiting. Despite this, there are a multitude of leaflets available in the conservatory for perusal if need be.

Sadly, the weather was such that it we didn't get an opportunity to appreciate the large gardens or the pool, but these would be a welcome addition given the right circumstances.

All in all, if you're looking for a nice well kept family run bed and breakfast with considerate owners who look after their customers and seem keen to ensure they have an enjoyable stay, then I would thoroughly recommend this bed and breakfast.

  • Stayed June 2013, travelled as a couple
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Jill M, Owner at Rolles Court, responded to this review, 3 July 2013
Thank you for taking the time to write such a comprehensive review we really appreciate this.

The cafetiere 'plunging' has already been noted by a recent guest and Ian is thinking of putting it on Youtube! We are about to start on the new jam production as the strawberries and gooseberries are nearly ready for picking and this year there are greengages again.

We had our inspection last week and retained our 4* which made our efforts worthwhile as we work hard to keep the rooms up to a high standard of cleanliness and our mattresses were praised for their quality.

The pool should be up and running next week if the hotter weather arrives and the charis will be out in all the suntrap areas of the garden.

Thanks again.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2013

Stayed at Rolles Court on 13 April 2013 as I was attending a function at the Ramada at Whitfield. A wild, wet and stormy night. Jill and Ian were the perfect hosts. Excellent room and breakfast. Ian even insisted on running me to and back from the Ramada (the return after Midnight) saving me £10 each way on taxi fares. Service does not come better than that and at the third of the price the Ramada wanted for a room for the night. I cannot recommend this B&B highly enough.

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  • Stayed April 2013, travelled solo
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Jill M, Owner at Rolles Court, responded to this review, 3 July 2013
Thank you for taking the time to post a review. It was a shame that you had such bad weather when you stayed as it is now 'slowly' improving and on good days is so pleasant in the garden with the constant bird song as background noise.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2013

The place is excellent. The beds are a decent size and comfortable. There is plenty of space and the owners are very accommodating. We had a takeout dinner from the Rajmahal up the road which was also very good.
The breakfast is also good quality and plentiful.
We stayed one night and will definitely stay there as a first choice if we are anywhere near Dover.

  • Stayed April 2013, travelled with family
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CatDover_Kent, Owner at Rolles Court, responded to this review, 12 April 2013
Thank you for taking the time to put a review on Trip Advisor. We were pleased our takeaway suggestion was appreciated, the Raj is usually a good choice. It was good to have the private keyboard recital and if you visit again we'd like to hear more.
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2013

had a great overnight stay at rolles. lovely room. excellent breakfast. even had my boat trailer repaired while i was there. jill & ian at rolles. great place.great people. just outside of town.nice village with good pub and restaurant. only 5 minutes drive from the ferry terminal.

  • Stayed January 2013, travelled as a couple
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CatDover_Kent, Owner at Rolles Court, responded to this review, 14 February 2013
So pleased you enjoyed your stay and could relax after all the stresses of the damaged boat trailer. It was a lucky choice for you as Ian is very experienced as a trailer retailer/repairer. I do hope your onward journey was without any further problems and look forward to seeing you again in the future.
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Property: Rolles Court
Address: Rolles Court Church Whitfield Road | Dover, Whitfield, Dover CT16 3HY, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Dover > Whitfield
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 B&Bs / Inns in Whitfield
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — Rolles Court 4*
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Rolles Court, Church Whitfield, is the perfect accommodation for a relaxing break. Just five miles from the Port of Dover it is ideal for travelers to Europe and as a base for walkers or cyclists. The en suite rooms are spacious, comfortable and have excellent views. There is a large garden and swimming pool. Breakfast comprises a buffet with a full English breakfast or lighter hot choices. Private parking and lock-up for cycles and motorbikes. ... more   less 
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