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Hempstead House
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Private Victorian Country House Hotel and Spa set in four acres of beautifully landscaped gardens surrounded by glorious Kentish countryside. Luxurious individually designed en-suite bedrooms with all facilities including high speed internet access. Elegant spacious reception rooms and three bars.

Air conditioned conference rooms with capacity for up to 150 delegates containing state of the Art audio visual equipment and full range of business services. Award winning cuisine served in our 60 cover classical restaurant, Lakes, with professional but friendly service.

Licensed for civil marriages with complete wedding service, four honeymoon suites and capacity for 150 guests. Smaller rooms for more intimate ceremonies and private or corporate functions.

Brand new spa and fitness centre including beautiful 15 metre swimming pool with hydrotherapy pool, jacuzzi, sauna and steam room. Fitness studio offering a full range of classes and fully equipped gym. The therapy suite offers five spacious treatment rooms, a relaxation lounge and a manicure, pedicure and hair-washing area. A wide range of treatments are offered from manicures and pedicures to full body rituals, massages and facials. The facility also features a contemporary Brasserie offering a bar service and light snacks throughout the day and comprehensive lunch and dinner menus for residents, members and non-members.

Outside there are sun-filled terraces and courtyards allowing Al Fresco aperitifs and dining or relaxing afternoon teas and coffees and light refreshments. All around the beautiful gardens are seats and benches, perfect for unwinding and relaxation. A secret spa garden, carefully secluded to afford privacy and tranquillity is the perfect place to while away some time after having a treatment or using the other facilities.

Close to cathedral cities of Canterbury and Rochester and historic castle at Leeds. The ports of Dover and Folkestone and the Eurostar terminal are all about half an hour’s drive away and London can be reached within an hour by rail.

Additional Facilities
Spa, indoor pool, hydrotherapy pool, Jacuzzi, Sauna & Steam rooms
Fitness Studio
Beauty Treatment Suite
Complimentary WI-FI throughout

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Special Accommodation Offer Available


Ratings/Awards: AA 3 Stars
Number of Rooms: 34
Number Ensuite: 34

Price per Room:

Double: From £100
Single: From £80
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Name: Lakes
Cuisine: Classical English/French
Chef: John Cosgrove & Aaron Goldfinch
Awards: AA Rosette
Top Table Gold Award

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Credit Cards Accepted
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Disabled Access
Open All Year
Swimming Pool - Outdoor
TV in Rooms
Satellite TV
Conference/Business Facilities

Special Offers

Please see our website for full details of all offers
Two Night Packages from £150 per person including overnight accommodation
Full English breakfast
Three course Easter Sunday lunch
A 60 minute treatment per person in our beauty treatment suite
A complimentary fitness induction in our gym or studio
Fitness classes according to the timetable
Standard double £150 pp
Superior double £160 pp
Executive double £170 pp
Deluxe £200 pp
Three night packages from £200 per person including
All of the above
Fourth night free of charge (excluding all meals)
Standard double £200 pp
Superior double £215 pp
Executive double £230 pp
Deluxe £275 pp

AquaManda Spa Breaks
Let yourself unwind and experience our exclusive hospitality and Spa facilities to relax and unwind with an accommodation break at Hempstead House Hotel and Spa.
A Table d’Hote Dinner
Full English Breakfast
Use of Spa facilities
A 60 minute treatment in the AquaManda Spa

Midweek Indulgence
Monday to Thursday
Standard Room £120.00
Superior Room £125.00
Executive Room £135.00
Deluxe Room £160.00

Weekend Escape
Friday and Saturday
(A la carte Dinner on one night only)
Standard Room £170.00 (One night stay Fri or Sat £130)
Superior Room £180.00 (One night stay Fri or Sat £135)
Executive Room £190.00 (One night stay Fri or Sat £140)
Deluxe Room £220.00 (One night stay Fri or Sat £155)

Soothing Sunday
£99.00 with room upgrade if available
(A 30 minute treatment in the AquaManda Spa)
Prices are per person
(A single occupancy charge of £40 applies to all packages)
Please visit our website for further information on treatments, services and facilities.

Midweek & weekend breaks
Double accommodation and full English breakfast on a Friday night with a three course A La Carte dinner and coffee @ £95.00 per person in one of our deluxe rooms, £85.00 per person in an Executive room, £80.00 per person in a Superior room or £75.00 per person in a Standard room.
(A saving of over £20.00 off our normal rates)

Double accommodation and full English breakfast on a Sunday night to include our traditional three course Sunday lunch menu with coffee @ £90.00 per person in a deluxe rooms, £75.00 per person in an Executive room, £70.00 per person in a Superior room or £65.00 per person in a Standard room.
(A saving of over £20.00 off our normal rates)

Two night’s accommodation with full English breakfast and a three course A La Carte dinner with coffee on one evening @ £160.00 per person in a Deluxe room, £140.00 per person in an executive room, £130.00 per person in an Superior room and £120.00 per person in a standard room.
(A saving of over £35.00 off our normal rates)

Our special weekend package includes double accommodation on either a Friday & Saturday or a Saturday and Sunday. An A La Carte dinner on one of the evenings and a three course Sunday lunch including coffee @ £165.00 per person in a deluxe room, £155.00 per person in an Executive room, £150.00 per person in a Superior room or £140.00 per person, in a Standard room. (A saving of over £50.00 off of our normal rate). On this package, check out time is extended to 5.00pm on the Sunday, subject to availability.
(A single occupancy charge of £60.00 applies to all offers)

Offers posted Mon 17th Jan 2011

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Sample Menu:

Sample A La Carte Menu:

Starter Plate
Soup of the Day

Pressed Ham Hock Terrine
studded with peppercorns and cornichons served with homemade piccalilli

Warm Salad of Marinated Pigeon
with puy lentils, smoked lardons and wild rocket dressed with olive oil and red wine vinegar

Home Cured Salmon
in beetroot and dill with buckwheat blinis, salmon caviar
and a cucumber crème fraiche dressing

King Scallop & King Prawn Laksa
with glass noodles, coconut milk, pak choi, lemon grass, ginger and chilli

Warm Stilton Tartlet(v)
with a pear and celery salad dressed with walnut vinegrette

Main course

Char Grilled 10oz Sirloin Steak
with roasted vine tomatoes and mushrooms served with
pomme pont neuf and garlic butter

Pan Fried Fillet Steak Medalions
with a filo tartlet of roasted shallots and a port reduction, served
with a parsnip rosti and turned vegetables

Roasted Saddle of English Lamb
in a garlic and herb crust with colcannon potato and a tomato and tarragon jus

Roasted Fillet of Pork
stuffed with a plum & ginger farce and wrapped in prosciutto, served on a red wine jus with chateau potatoes and turned vegetables

Pan Fried Barbary Duck Breast and Confit of Duck Leg
on a garlic, chorizo casuolet with a red wine reduction and buttered fine beans

Grilled Fillets of John Dory
on a wild rice timbale with stirfried Asian vegetables
and Thai spiced coconut cream

Grilled Fillets of Brill
on a brown shrimp rissotto with a squid ink jus

Filo Basket of Braised woodland Mushrooms and Shallots(v)
On a bed of bubble and squeak with creamed leeks
We endeavour to exclude endangered and protected fish
and to use humanely farmed local meat and game.

Dessert Plate

Cappuccino Parfait
with Amaretto biscuits served in a meringue saucer

Chocolate and Orange fondant
with a cardamon pod ice cream

Assiette of Local Apples
including Coxs Trifle, Pippin Tart and Bramley Charlotte

A Tart of Fresh Fruit
with a mango and Malibu sorbet

Poached Mulled Pear
with a cinnamon mascapone and tuile biscuit

All Desserts £6.50

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