The Carpenters Arms is a brand new hotel. We have built a reputation as a high standard gastro-pub, producing great food and serving customers in a warm friendly manner. The rooms are all new and done to appeal to the professional traveller. They all have LCD screens and Aqualisa Quartz power showers and are furnished to a high standard. Our aim is to make you enjoy your stay and want to come back. Our team of chefs will prepare your breakfast giving you a choice of full English, smoked salmon, poached haddock, pastries. Our reputation for food has always been good and we pride ourselves on making your stay a happy one. Once you have checked in you can relax by one of our log fires enjoying a pint or glass of wine then when ready, you can go through for dinner. The Carpenters is privately owned and we take a lot of pride in the appearance of the pub and atmosphere of our bar and restaurant. We are 35 mins from Gatwick airport so staying for the weekend and enjoying all the history of Kent which is on our doorstep is a great idea, we are surrounded by lovely walks down to the medway so why not take a stroll to walk off your breakfast or just chill by the fire, choice is yours.
The Best Western Rose and Crown in Tonbridge is a 16th century Tudor Coaching Inn with oak beams and Jacobean panels. The hotel has been sympathetically renovated and extended with a modern garden wing of bedrooms. All bedrooms are well appointed with a four poster bed and family room available on request. You can relax in the comfortable lounge, enjoy a drink in the friendly bar, which also serves traditional English food, or savour excellent international cuisine served in the restaurant. Situated in the middle of the "Garden of England", the hotel is close to the Euro-Tunnel and ports, and enjoys fast rail links to London - only forty minutes, and the continent via Ashford International Rail Terminal. Many glorious gardens and fine historic buildings and attractions, such as Hever Castle and Churchill's beautiful church and gardens at Chartwell are nearby, and with easy access to the M25, the Best Western Rose and Crown in Tonbridge is the perfect place for tourists to stay. Three function rooms are available for corporate or private events. Warm welcome assured.