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Becketts Bed and Breakfast
Ranked #3 of 6 Edenbridge B&B and Inns
Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
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“Great place”
Reviewed 15 February 2013

I've been staying at Becketts Bed and Breakfast every year for about 4 years now.

I'm always greeted with a great welcome. The rooms are fantastic, the bed is really comfortable and it's always a pleasure to stay here. Breakfast is always delicious and always nice to catch up with Jacqui and her husband who are both brilliant hosts.

I always look forward to my annual trip and would not dream of staying anywhere else.

  • Stayed November 2012, travelled on business
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beckettsEdenbridge, Owner at Becketts Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review, 2 April 2013
Many thanks for your kind review and we look forward to seeing you again on your next visit. Best wishes Jacqui and Ken.
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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 27 January 2013

Room was lovely, the whole building is like something out of 'Grand Designs' and overflowing with character. Breakfast was good, instructions to find the house are great. It is out of town so you will have to drive for dinner.
This IS a B&B so don't expect an impersonal experience here. The owners are very chatty and have lots of information about the area.
Room was well appointed and the room for parking was suffice.

  • Stayed October 2012, travelled as a couple
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beckettsEdenbridge, Owner at Becketts Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review, 2 April 2013
Many thanks for your review. Have you thought about visiting this area in the summer when the marvelous gardens nearby are in full bloom? Best wishes.
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Banbury, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 November 2012

Lovely place to stay. Four poster bed very comfortable, everything was very well appointed and clean. Fantastic cooked breakfast. Would recommend staying here. Very pleasant couple who own the place. Bravo!

Stayed November 2012, travelled as a couple
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beckettsEdenbridge, Owner at Becketts Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review, 2 April 2013
Thank you for your kind review. Why not stay again to visit all those great places you missed last time? Best wishes Jacqui and Ken
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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 9 November 2012


We enjoyed our 3 day stay very much.
Our room was comfortable with a fabulous bed, and our only complaint (a
> small one) was that there was only one chair in the room.
> Breakfast was delicious and our chats with Jacqui and her husband were very
> enjoyable. We were also fortunate to share breakfast each day with three
> other guests all very interesting and with whom we shared email addresses.
> Jacqui gave us invaluable help with "local information", i.e. restaurants, sites, etc.
> We would happily stay again.
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  • Stayed September 2012, travelled as a couple
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beckettsEdenbridge, Owner at Becketts Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review, 12 November 2012
Many thanks for your review and we are looking at more seating the room for the comfort of our guests. We are pleased you enjoyed you stay with us. Regards
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 October 2012

Just returned from a lovely two night stay at the Becketts B & B.
Hosts were very friendly and welcoming, and very knowledgeable about the local area.
We stayed in the vaulted kingsize double en-suite. The bed was wonderfully comfortable and the shower fantastic! The breakfasts were delicious and served in the main part of the beautiful converted barn.
We wouldn't hesitate to recommend Becketts to other travellers and hope to visit again when we next visit Kent. It is a perfect base to visit Hever Castle, Chartwell and many other attractions.

Room Tip: The vaulted kingsize double en-suite room has a very comfortable bed
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  • Stayed October 2012, travelled as a couple
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beckettsEdenbridge, Owner at Becketts Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review, 11 October 2012
We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to your next visit so you can see all the attractions you missed this time. Best wishes.
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Reviewed 4 September 2012

We needed a local B&B near Cowden for a 2 night stay whilst catching up with some relatives and old friends in the area. We were recommended 'Becketts' and we found it to be a wonderful place. It is a converted wooded barn with oak beams everywhere with comfortable beds and modern bathroom and a great power shower. We had a small garden area outside the patio doors which we enjoyed in the early morning sunshine. Although we are not 'breakfasters' we thoroughly enjoyed them whilst chatting to the owners, Ken & Jacqui, who are delightful and full of tips about what to see for the other guests unfamiliar to the area..

Room Tip: Pick the Ground Floor to have access to the small garden
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  • Stayed August 2012, travelled as a couple
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beckettsEdenbridge, Owner at Becketts Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review, 5 September 2012
Thankyou for your kind review. I hope your lime marmalade turned out like Becketts home made.
I will have to think of a new recipe for next Spring when you visit us.
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Bloomfield, Connecticut
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Reviewed 3 September 2012

We stayed at the Becketts around the middle of May in 2012 and had wonderful time. I have decided to write this review after reading the review that gave the place a poor rating. In my opinion this person is probably someone who is very hard to please and would probably find something to complain about even if it was Buckingham Palace.

It was late at night and we were looking for a place for the night when and another inn called the Becketts for us and asked if they had a room which they did. The lady of the house had to get up to let us in and she was very nice considering that we got her out of bed. We stayed in the same room as the person who gave them a poor rating and could not disagree more. The room was clean, the bed was comfortable and I enjoyed the old post and beam look.

There was another review which said something about the noise of busy street and airplanes. I neither saw nor heard any of this. It was quiet and we awoke to a lovely breakfast. Both the host and hostess stayed for a long time just chatting with us at breakfast which we love to do when we have the time.

It is true that there is no indoor sitting room at the Becketts but there is an outside area to sit when the weather permits and we would return and stay here again if our travel plans permitted.

I give this place an excellent rating with one reservation on that rating because of the lack of a place all the guest could sit in and enjoy each other company after a day of seeing things.

  • Stayed May 2012, travelled as a couple
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beckettsEdenbridge, Owner at Becketts Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review, 5 September 2012
Many thanks for taking your time to write this review. We greatly appreciate it when our guests feel that a previous review has been unfair. Much appreciated.
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Additional Information about Becketts Bed and Breakfast

Property: Becketts Bed and Breakfast
Address: Pylegate Farm Hartfield Road | Cowden, Edenbridge TN8 7HE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Sevenoaks District > Edenbridge
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 6 B&Bs / Inns in Edenbridge
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Stunning 300 year old Listed barn set in a glorious area of outstanding natural beauty. Three individual en suite rooms including antique for poster, superking and garden twin. TV, free wifi, complimentary tea/coffee and toiletries. Full English breakfast with vegetarian options, served with homemade jams and marmalades. Only 30 miles south of London (50 minutes by train) and within 4 miles of Hever Castle, Chartwell and Penshurst. Excellent for walking, cycling, exploring or just relaxing. Great pubs and restaurants nearby. Ashdown Forest, the home of Winnie the Pooh and Pooh sticks bridge within 5 miles. ... more   less 
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