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Hope Anchor
Watchbell Street

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This mid-18th century former inn offers a unique range of accommodation, arresting views and a strong sense of history. Built around 1750 for local sailors and ship builders, the building is thought to have once sheltered the Tenterden gang, who used its many secret passages for smuggling. Whilst these have long since been sealed, The Hope Anchor retains an historic atmosphere. Relax beside a log fire in traditional snug bar, and spend your nights in a choice of fascinating rooms, including those with 4-poster beds and a even a separate 200 year old cottage. The hotel is a 3-star AA rated hotel and has an RAC food dining award.

Please note that over bank holidays minimum stays are applied. Please search for 2 night stays across the following dates: 21st-24th March, 2nd-5th May, 23rd - 26th May, 22nd-25th August. Please search for 3 night stays across the following dates: 24th,25th,26th December.
The Hope Anchor retains a sense of its past and its traditional bar is still popular with the locals. The hotel itself has fantastic views of the stunning countryside, marshes and sea.
Breakfast is included in the room rate and cooked to order. You can choose from either Full English or vegetarian options, as well as a variety of fruits, cereals, croissants and locally produced preserves.


Ratings/Awards: ETC/RAC/AA 3 Stars
Number of Rooms: 15
Number Ensuite: 15

Price per Room:

Double: From £120
Twin: From £120
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Cuisine: English/European
Chef: Kevin Santer

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