Oakwood House Hotel - Maidstone

Oakwood House, Maidstone, United Kingdom, ME16 8AE  show map
 3 stars
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Oakwood House Hotel - Maidstone

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Free parking
 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

 Breakfast

Continental breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

 Meeting facilities

Meeting room

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

Overview

The traditional 3-star Oakwood House offers 24-hour reception, ironing service and newspaper service. The hotel opened in 1869 and remains an example of classical architecture in Maidstone ever since.

Guests can find churches, schools and colleges as well as parks near the hotel, while Vinters Valley Nature Reserve, Maidstone Museum & Bentlif Art Gallery and Cobtree Manor Park are 1.8 km away from the property. The center of Maidstone is 2 km away from the venue.

London Southend airport can be reached in 40 minutes by car from Oakwood House.

Rooms

Offering a view over the garden, 40 rooms feature a Victorian décor, free Wi-Fi, heating, multi-channel TV, a seating area and an iron with ironing board along with private bathrooms. Bathrooms are fitted with a shower, a hairdryer and free toiletries.

Eat & Drink

Guests can unwind in the Elegant Courtyard bar with a favourite drink.

Services

There are cars for rent on site.

Relax

A courtyard and a cocktail lounge are also offered on the premises.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2010.  Number of rooms:   40.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • No pets allowed
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Bicycle storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Services

  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Half board
  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Cafe

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Projector
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available

Leisure facilities

  • Jacuzzi
  • Garden area

Room view

  • Garden view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual heating
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Bathtub
  • Steam shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Lighted makeup mirror

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-In

  • from 15:00 - hours

Check-Out

  • until 11:00 - hours

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 2 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay at the price of GBP 5 per person per night in a crib. 
  • All children under the age of 12 may stay at the price of GBP 10 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

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Hotel Address:

Oakwood House, Maidstone, United Kingdom, ME16 8AE

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City Center
  • Maidstone
    1.9km
Airports
  • Bus stop
    400 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from 15:00 - hours
  • Check-Out:
    until 11:00 - hours
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of rooms:
    40

Hotel Awards

UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedMaidstoneOakwood House

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Rooms and availability

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Bed type: Double Bed
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This en suite room features free Wi-Fi and a TV.

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    How to reach hotel

    hotel Oakwood House Hotel - Maidstone Maidstone location
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    Hotel Address:

    Oakwood House, Maidstone, United Kingdom, ME16 8AE

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Maidstone
      1.9km
    Airports
    • Bus stop
      400 m
    Hotel information
    • Check-In:
      from 15:00 - hours
    • Check-Out:
      until 11:00 - hours
    • Year renovated:
      2010
    • Number of rooms:
      40

    Hotel Awards

    UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedMaidstoneOakwood House

    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
    Best 3 Star Hotels in United Kingdom

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    What's nearby

    Tourist attractions

    • Radio 1's big weekend - 3.0km
    • Ditton Heritage Centre Ltd - 4.3km

    Popular areas

    • City Center - 1.8km

    Places of interest

    • Oakwood House Training & Conference Centre - 200 m
    • Rianos - 1.0km
    • English Heritage: Kit's Coty and Little Kit's Coty House - 3.6km

    Amusement

    • 147 Snooker Club - 1.6km
    • Montag Leisure Ltd - 1.9km
    • Suzy Q - 1.9km
    • Gala Clubs - 1.9km
    • Amf Bowling - 2.0km

    Museums

    • Maidstone Museum And Bentlif Art Gallery - 1.7km
    • Maidstone Museum & Art Gallery - 1.7km

    Parks

    • moat park - 3.0km
    • Mote park - 3.2km

    Theaters

    • Corn Exchange Complex - 1.7km
    • Hazlitt Theatre - 1.8km

    Local Attractions

    • Maidstone Museum & Bentlif Art Gallery - 1.7km
      St. Faith's Street, Maidstone
    • Whatman Park - 3.2km
      Off St Peters Street, Maidstone
    • Cobtree Manor Park - 3.9km
      Forstal Road, Maidstone
    • Mote Park - 2.4km
      Mote Avenue, Maidstone
    • Vinters Valley Nature Reserve - 3.7km
      Lodge Road, Maidstone
    Hotel information
    • Check-In:
      from 15:00 - hours
    • Check-Out:
      until 11:00 - hours
    • Year renovated:
      2010
    • Number of rooms:
      40

    Hotel Awards

    UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedMaidstoneOakwood House

    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
    Best 3 Star Hotels in United Kingdom

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    Oakwood House Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Oakwood House

    Individual guest reviews

    • Single
      8.2

      The hotel bedroom was very lovely and comfortable. The price of the room was also a deciding factor.

      The hotel food was rather bland and the pasta wasn't overly warm (vegetarian option) I wasted half of the meal in the end!

    • Group of friends
      7.8

      the nice historical building, the new refurbished rooms are good, the bathroom was ok : there was enough hot water, tea - coffee facilities in the room; the englisch breakfast was good

    • Single
      7.0

      The instructions about location where poor.

    • Single
      7.4

      The room was very comfy, quiet and clean.

      The food at evening meal and Breakfast was of a poor standard. (Poor standard and service, blue rinse hair found in my breakfast) On Arrival i had to wait 2 1/2 hours for an iron and ironing board

    • Single
      10.0

      Excellent executive rooms, good freshly cooked breakfast, excellent value evening meals

    • Single
      7.8

      As a newcomer to Maidstone I thought it was very difficult to find. Not on any of your publicity was there any information that you had to drive into a school.

    • Single
      10.0

      The executive rooms are beautifully designed and very comfortable with fantastic showers. The breakfast was excellent, cooked to order with a good selection for the continental option. I ate an evening meal here too, the brie, wild mushroom and tarragon omelette was probably the best I've ever had. The location is very quiet and peaceful. I can't find anything negative to say, have already booked to stay there again.

      More to make people aware, soom of the rooms are quite a walk from reception but this didn't bother me at all.

    • Single
      9.6

      The new rooms are excellent! Storm shower much better than the old small showr units this hotel used to have.

    • Single
      7.4

      the clean modern design of the room in a character building, within a quiet location

      no hotel staff on the desk in the morning, found it difficult and guest unfriendly in trying to locate someone to hand in 'the key'

    • Couple
      6.6

      From the outside it looks lovely, makes you feel very posh. The room was lovely aswell, even though it was wrong.

      When my partner and I arrived, we were informed at reception that we had been given a twin room instead of the double room I booked. The receptionist managed to find us a double room, however this was suitable for someone with a disability. The room was fine, although it did make myself and my partner feel a little uncomfortable as silly as that sounds. This made our experience less romantic than we were hopeing for. We also found a half drunk bottle of wine hidden behind the tv, I can only guess this had been left by the previous guest. We also missed out on breakfast the next morning as we had to leave before it was served, I understand that this was not your fault.

    • Older travelers
      6.6

      In this hotel works a lady during the breakfast hours that gives you a feeling 'home away from home'. She is the credit to the Hotel. Thanks for great breakfastexperience!!!

      What is less positive about this hotel? The evening meal that is served is not what you may expected from this hotel. My advice to the chef; buy yourself a Jamie Oliver cookbook (at the moment on special at Sainsbury) and cook something not so boring and tasteless.

    • Single
      9.2

      A comfortable friendly hotel at a great rate.

    • Older travelers
      7.0

      The waiting staff in the mornings were very attentative and gave a good service. Our room was modern and clean.

      We arrived very late and our key for our room had not been activated which was annoying and then on our return the second day it did not work again and it was difficult to get hold of reception staff to help with the problem.

    • Family with children
      4.6

      Price/quality relationship for proposed dinners in the evening was correct. The beds are excellent. After error by hotel staff with the booking we got for 2 days the presidential suite. The staff is friendly and the car parking is large

      This hotel is for 100% targeting party's, weddings and seminars and is absolutely not focussed on "regular travellers". A few examples : we stayed for 4 nights and every night there was a party going on which could be heard through half of the hotel. There was even one night a large fireworks for 10 minutes at 10.00 pm in the garden while we were already asleep ! While having dinner at night in the restaurant, one could dance on the disco music from the ball room which was next to the restaurant. Drunken party people started even a fight in the restaurant while we were having dinner ! An error was made in the room allocation (we booked 2 rooms for 4 people) although details were mentioned while booking on the internet (shower/bath). Standard rooms are very small and most have a connecting (but closed) door between 2 rooms which makes you hear really everything what happens in the other room. I woke up at 6 am when someone in the other room went to the bathroom. I could follow a full conversation in the other room, although these people were not speaking loudly. The bed in the presidential suite is excellent, but with every single movement you make, the bed "cracks" so intense and loudly that you can hardly sleep. The toilet in the standard room we had was extremely dirty and the warm water in the shower was not working. In the restaurant knifes and forks were not clean. On Sunday the normal restaurant was closed for breakfast; breakfast moved to a large reception room with only large round tables for 14 or 16 people; not very comfortable if you travel with only 4 people and have to sit in a "row" or have to join party people at the same table. No privacy at all in the latter case. Bookin.com lists this hotel as a 4 star; but at the entrance of the hotel is advertised 3 stars. Hence Booked.net should alter the qualification of this hotel on the internet and bring it in line with the reality. But normal tourists should avoid this hotel ...

    • Couple
      6.6

      Old part of the house was very attractive, as are the hotel grounds. The design and decor of the rooms and the bar area are quite attractive. Breakfast was pretty good, but laid out on huge tables which was a little odd.

      Hotel had a rather odd layout, we had to walk through a Wedding party to get to our room. Our TV didn't work properly in room 18.

    How to reach hotel

    hotel Oakwood House Hotel - Maidstone Maidstone location
    Show big map »

    Hotel Address:

    Oakwood House, Maidstone, United Kingdom, ME16 8AE

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Maidstone
      1.9km
    Airports
    • Bus stop
      400 m
    Hotel information
    • Check-In:
      from 15:00 - hours
    • Check-Out:
      until 11:00 - hours
    • Year renovated:
      2010
    • Number of rooms:
      40

    Hotel Awards

    UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedMaidstoneOakwood House

    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
    Best 3 Star Hotels in United Kingdom

    Use Badge