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Unique Accommodations

Caitlin Minter
14th November 2018

Stay extraordinary, stay exceptional and stay unique in Kent…

Gone are the days of standard hotel rooms and samey campsites, we all expect a little more wow-factor from our accommodation these days and Kent more than delivers the goods. Fancy a night under the stars with a luxury twist? A fairy-tale castle weekend? A great British seaside escape? With a huge variety of unique hotels, B&Bs, campsites and self-catered accommodation, Kent has all bases and budgets covered. We’ve handpicked some of the most unique and exceptional options on offer across the county for a truly once-in-a-life experience…

A Knight's Tale - Leeds Castle

Live like a Knight for the weekend in a medieval-style glamping pavilions on the edge of the Leeds Castle Estate, complete with luxurious four-poster beds, warming wood burning stoves, crisp cotton bedding and snug furry throws. Cook your evening feast on the BBQs provided and as the night draws in gather the family round the fire-pits for marshmallows and stargazing. Set in the spectacular castle grounds, you can also enjoy access to the facilities once the castle has closed to the general public - so your little Knights can conquer the play castles in style! Grab the whole family and escape to the country for a magical night under the stars. Star in your own legendary knight’s tale…

Oh I Do Like To Be Beside The SeaSide - Whitstable

For a real taste of the great British seaside, head to the Fisherman’s Huts in Whitstable and enjoy a weekend of quirky coastal living. Browse Whitstable’s independent galleries and shops by day, indulge in a Fish and Chip supper on your door step and watch the sun go down over a cold bottle of Whitstable Bay lager. Formerly storage for cockle farmers, the huts have now been renovated into luxury, modern and fresh accommodation and create the perfect base for a unique seaside break. Warm your cockles in Whitstable…

The Tiger Who Came To Tea - Port Lympne Zoo

Earn your stripes with a stay at Tiger Lodge, a stunning, luxurious lodge set partially inside the tiger enclosure at Port Lympne Zoo. Offering an opportunity like no other, view Port Lympne's magnificent Amur tigers through the lodge’s floor-to-ceiling picture windows, living and sleeping just a whisker away from some of the planets most majestic creatures. With luxurious touches throughout the safari-style lodge, guests can indulge in exceptional accommodation, fine dining, a private golf buggy for transport around the reserve and access to the park’s facilities after hours. A cat nap with ALL the creature comforts…

Restore and Revive In The Countryside- Eastwell Manor

Combine back-to-nature living with hotel luxury when you spend a weekend in one of Eastwell Manor’s chic and cosy Shepherd Huts. Overlooking the Kent Downs, take in the long-range views and big skies whilst letting the outdoor setting restore and revive. And if that isn’t enough to satisfy the soul, then combine your stay with a spa experience at the on-site Champneys and indulge in a spot of fine dining at the Manor restaurants.  Be still and breathe…

Tranquility In The City- Canterbury Cathedral 

Set within the private grounds of Canterbury Cathedral, the Canterbury Cathedral Lodge is a unique and contemporary hotel that provides a city sanctuary just perfectly located to visit Canterbury’s many historic attractions, independent shops, and wonderful eateries. After a busy day sightseeing on the cobbled city streets, rest up in one of the stylish bedrooms overlooking the beautiful cathedral gardens, and take in the sight of the awe-inspiring and breath-taking cathedral right there in the hotel grounds. Cobbles and the Cathedral…

Original Oasts - Oast House

For a group celebration or break, why not try one of Kent’s stunning Oast House properties sleeping anywhere up to 30 people. Tucked away in the depths of the Kent countryside you’ll find a number of Oast Houses full of wonderful original features, period beams and cosy log fires just perfect for a rural, cozy weekend with friends.  Bulk buy the wine, start planning your menu and host a party to remember at stunning self-catering property Great Higham Barn and Oast in Doddington or head to Cloth Hall Oast B&B in Cranbrook for spectacular features and a touch of luxury. Oastess with the mostest…

History At Hever-Hever Castle

Let your very own fairy tale play out as you live like royalty at the Hever Castle Luxury B&B. Nestled in the glorious Kent countryside, this indulgent and luxurious Tudor-style hotel boasts sumptuous fabrics, rich panelled walls, beautiful roll-top baths and crisp linens. Spend your days delving into 700 years of Hever history at the childhood home of Anne Boleyn, taking in the magnificent moats, challenging mazes and award-winning gardens, before heading back to the hotel for an evening of luxury and elegance. Fit for a Queen…




Back to nature - Elmley Nature Reserve

As the only place in the UK where you can stay in a National Nature Reserve, this one had to make our list! Sit back in your own luxury Shepherds Hut, soak up the peace and quiet, gaze in awe at wide skies, and keep an eye our for plenty of wildlife.
Wide views and big skies

Live in Luxury - Chilston Park Hotel

Previously home to distinguished politicians, writers, Lords and Viscounts, enjoy a deluxe stay at a gorgeous 17th Century manor house. From delicately exquisite décor to the vast relaxing gardens you can live out your fantasies in style with a mix of eloquent classic and bright modern rooms at this charming hotel. Set in the fresh countryside, this country house has timeless beauty. With its double AA rosette awarded cuisine and magnificent exterior, the Chilston Park Hotel oozes luxury from the inside out, perfect for a delightfully relaxed stay. Sleep in style. 

Ahoy there! - Coastguard Lookout

Overlook the infinite rippling sea when you stay at this Coastguard Lookout tower at Dungeness. Relax high in the sky in the modern secluded space, then wander down to the beach below for a romantic walk along the pebbled promenade. With a gorgeous costal view and revitalising sea air, this unique 5 person seaside getaway is perfect for a family and up to 2 pets so your furry friend can come along on the exciting adventure. With a fresh modern interior and access to a log burner, patio, balcony, cooking facilities and fridges, this peaceful accommodation is perfect for a family holiday by the sea. Step away into your seaside escape. 

Cosy Cave Hideaway

Snuggle up to a loved one in this exclusive cave retreat near Canterbury. Unlike our primal ancestors, you can experience a luxurious stay at the Cave, with its tranquil modern décor and exclusive facilities this hotel is unashamedly unique. Sip some tasty cocktails at the cosy Firepit bar and enjoy the panoramic countryside views. Want to indulge yourself with a little more extravagance? Why not stay in the Penthouse suit? Complete with a super king-sized bed, cinema screen, private wrap around balcony, fully equipped kitchen and complimentary refreshments you can truly dip into a grandiose stay at the Cave Hotel. Have a beary cosy night in. 

Go Glamping - Canterbury

Ready, set, glamp! Combine home comforts with outdoor living in a Ready Camp tent. Perfect for fun times with the family, the full beds, sofa and dining facilities go a step further to ensuring you have a spacious glamping adventure in Canterbury. Watch the sunset on the lit decked terrace after venturing around the charming city. Then as the night closes in, huddle together around the table and enjoy a bonding family night in. Time for some family fun. 

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