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The Stables
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The Stables
Ranked #3 of 5 West Malling B&B and Inns
Reviewed 8 September 2012

Unfortunately the directions on the website are some kind of flash animation that we couldn't print out, they also assume that you are approaching from the M20 which we didn't and it wasn't until we went back on the A228 that we were able to find it. Comfortable room but slightly saggy internally sprung mattress. Good shower. Liked having our own front door with stable doors. Good range of breakfast cereals, fruit and things to put on toast.

  • Stayed: September 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 28 May 2012 via mobile

I stayed here with my family as we had a party in West Malling, we had 2 rooms and entry is via a keypad you provide a number for in advance. You are supplied with a foodstuffs, bread, cereals and fruit with tea and coffee making facilities. The accommodation is spotless, a very comfortable bed a kitchenette and shower/ bathroom. We had a marvellous time and thoroughly recommend the stables. On the morning we left we were in a dash to get to church and my sons had not washed up, I didn't have the time to do it so belated apologies to the Stables for that and thank you very much.

  • Stayed: April 2012
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Thank jaynemary
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Reviewed 7 May 2012

We stayed here for 2 nights. The room is smallish but has a kitchenette with the quietest fridge that makes no noise at night! There is a small table with 2 chairs to eat at and an easy chair in front of the flat screen free view TV. A do-it-yourself breakfast is left each morning - cereals, milk, bread (for toast), juice, water as well as the usual tea, coffee and biscuits. Bathroom is very well equipped with good hot water. Location is in Stables, a walk away from West Malling, so is very quiet.

We would recommend a stay here.

  • Stayed: May 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 19 March 2012

We stayed here on a Saturday night as we had booked a meal in a local restaurant and wanted to stager back to our accommodation afterwards.

Their website is very basic, but do not let that put you off, contact on the telephone was very polite and the booking process straightforward. Each room is a converted stable and access is via a keypad and security code which you provide in advance.

The room was very clean and had everything which we required. The kitchen area was furnished with fresh bread, milk and cereals for breakfast, as well as a selection of fresh fruit.

The shower was nice and warm and it is only a 5 minute walk into West Malling high street.

Room Tip: We stayed in Room 7 which was very nice with the sun shining through the window in the morning
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  • Stayed: March 2012, travelled as a couple
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Thank Paulhchapman
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Reviewed 14 January 2012

I have stayed at The Stables many times over the last few years. Normally, I only stay for a single night due to business requirements but of all the choices within a 10 mile radius, this is always my first choice. Always clean, away from main roads and quirky - this place offers a nice relaxing and comfortable environment. The keypad entry is perfect - no checking in and makes it very easy to get in and out without any restrictions on what time you role in or out. The fact you have a loaf of bread with spreads and various cereals on offer is a nice simple touch. There are plenty of eateries in West Malling and the surrounding areas and a good couple of take away options too, if you want to eat in. There's a microwave, toaster and kettle - if you need them too. I can thoroughly recommend The Stables whether for a single or multiple night stay.

Room Tip: Most rooms are the same - but if you want a little extra room and facilities, I believe there are 2...
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  • Stayed: January 2012, travelled on business
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Reviewed 6 August 2010

A group of five of us visited The Stables, arriving last Friday for two nights. We'd been given the access number for our rooms (stables) and we weren't expecting to see anyone to welcome us - which was just the case. We easily found the rooms and were pleased with the array of food that had been left for our breakfast next morning.

It's a ten-minute walk to the centre of West Malling and we thoroughly enjoyed the two evening meals we had there (one Indian and one Thai). It's an interesting town with lots of local shops and just good to explore.

It was very restful and we had one of our most comfortable night's sleep.

A gem.

  • Stayed: July 2010, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 25 May 2009

I've been visiting The Stables for the last year or so while travelling on business, and think that it's excellent value for money, and exactly what I was after. It has a fridge, kettle, toaster, plates, cutley etc. and microwave in all the rooms (plus more in a couple). I find that great, after years of having to live on room service in hotels. There's a Tescos Metro 10 mins walk away in West Malling centre for food and drink. The setting is in some great Kent countryside, and you can stroll to many fab pubs and restaurants. Also free broadband.

  • Stayed: May 2009, travelled on business
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Additional Information about The Stables

Address: Hermitage Farm Lucks Hill, West Malling ME19 6HW, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Kent > West Malling
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 5 B&Bs / Inns in West Malling
Number of rooms: 9
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Two converted Farm buildings at Hermitage Farm, provide very comfortable en-suite accommodation with self catering facilities, just 10 minutes walk to the attractive small town of West Malling, and 5 minutes walk to the main line train station. ... more   less 
Also Known As:
The Stables West Malling, Kent

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