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Cosy up in Coniston!

BEST WESTERN PLUS Coniston Hotel and Restaurant sits happily in the heart of Sittingbourne, Kent, where it treats guests to peace, quiet and quirkiness thanks to its unique mix of old and new character traits.

Originally built as a private residence in 1880, the hotel building has been transformed into to a stylish, modern accommodation, with original features and personality-packed additions contributing to its charm. Our luxurious individually styled bedrooms are comfy from top to toe, and will wrap you up in a blanket of cosiness from the moment you make yourself at home in one. All have free wifi access, flat screen TVs and beds that will have you sinking into slumber as soon as your head hits the pillow!

Weddings, special events, business meetings and leisurely getaways are all more than welcome at BEST WESTERN PLUS Coniston Hotel and Restaurant. In fact, once you stay or visit once, youll feel like part of the stylish furniture!

Families and business travelers can wander around the web easily thanks to free wifi access, so you can meet, eat and tweet to your hearts content!

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70 London Road
ME10 1NT


Hotel Restaurant closed on Sunday nights but bar menu available 2015 dinner inclusive rates offer a £25 à la carte allowance
Bars, Free WIFI, Restaurants, Twenty Four Hour Service, Lift to all floors
Free internet available throughout the hotel
There is free parking available onsite.
Pets: No Pets accepted Guide and hearing dogs only
Check-in & Check-out
14:00 | 12:00
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Rooms & Rates


Dining and Bars

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The Coniston Kitchen

Tuck into tastes and feast on flavours here as you enjoy our Coniston cuisine. The friendly atmosphere is served with a smile, so join us as we treat you to Mediterranean food with a real je ne sais quoi!

Opening hours

Breakfast: 06:30 - 09:30
Lunch: 12:00 - 14:30
Dinner: 18:30 - 22:00
Weekend times may vary
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The Bar at the Coniston

Whether youre here for a chat or a Cheers!, were open for morning coffee right through till late evening serving food all day in a relaxed atmosphere. Most sporting events are shown live

Opening hours

Weekend times may vary


The BEST WESTERN PLUS Coniston Hotel and Restaurant is a unique and contemporary venue, Set in the heart of Sittingbourne and able to cater for a range of sizes and types of wedding. Whether you want to say I do to a smaller dinner or have fallen in love with the idea of a full day celebration for up to 240 - 300 guests, well ensure you have a happy ending. We offer a flexible approach to your day tailor making packages to suit each individuals requirements.


Wedding service and reception venue

The Ball Room offers a perfect setting for DJs or live entertainments with a large built-in stage area and portable dancefloor. We can offer recommendations for a variety of entertainment upon request, so just ask! We can host a variety of entertainment from discos to live acts, bands and entertainers and musicians.


Wedding packages are available to suit all catering requirements and make wishes come true when it comes to feeding friends and family!


Registry office:

Milton Place, The Avenue of Remembrance, ME10 4DE
08458 247400

For any enquiries please call on 01795 410560

Location and Attractions

Getting there.

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Nearest motorway: M2, J5, 3.00 miles
Nearest train station: Sittingbourne, 1.00 miles
Nearest airport: london Gatwick, 49.00 miles
Free parking on site (100 spaces)
On site disabled parking (10 spaces)

70 London Road
ME10 1NT

What's nearby?


  • Sittingbourne Greyhound Track (3 miles)

  • Bayford Meadows Kart Circuit (3 miles)

  • Shepherd Neame Brewery (8.1 miles)

Cities & Attractions

  • Leeds Castle (14.6 miles)

  • Rochester Castle (10.6 miles)

  • Chatham Historic Dockyard (12 miles)

  • Canterbury Cathedral (18 miles)

  • Dickens World (11 miles)


  • BlueWater Shopping Centre (25 miles)

  • Sittingbourne Town Centre (1 miles)

Meetings, Conferences and Events

You will find BEST WESTERN PLUS Coniston Hotel located 3 miles from J5 of the M2. Youll also find it full of facilities and character, with the buildings traditional charms having been enhanced as the original features dating back to 1880 have been joined by modern must-haves.

Our meeting rooms can support a multitude of uses from product launches to interviews, so whatever you want, well make sure you want for nothing.

Available room set ups

U shape

Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
The Ballroom 450 160 45 70 240
Coniston Conference room 1 20 0 7 10 0
Coniston Conference room 2 20 0 7 10 0
Coniston Conference room 3 20 0 7 10 0
Coniston Conference room 4 15 0 6 8 0
Coniston Conference room 5 15 0 6 8 0
Coniston Conference room 6 40 0 14 20 0
Coniston Conference room 7 50 0 20 30 50
Have an enquiry?
Contact events on 0845 620 0506


  • TripAdvisor
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 328 traveller reviews
Rating: 5 149
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Rating: 1 15

Modern, comfortable hotel, service could be improved

02/09/2015 Phil J, Cheshire, United Kingdom

This is a nice modern hotel. We received a warm, helpful and friendly welcome from Jim on reception, who advised us that a wedding party was taking place on 2 evenings and apologised in advance for a... more


really nice hotel

01/09/2015 halycondays, London, United Kingdom

Really impressed by this hotel. Stayed here Saturday night and loved it had a lovely room and it was really quiet despite a wedding being on. Didn't hear a thing. Room was massive and bed was enormous... more


Enjoyed our stay

01/09/2015 berylKlaus, Neustadt Am Rubenberge

The Hotel is modern and comfortable. Breakfast was good and the staff helpful and friendly. We stayed 4 nights to attend a family Event which was held elsewhere but the Coniston does cater for Weddin... more


Absolutely dreadful!

31/08/2015 notnilc, South east England

On 29/8/15 booked a table for an evening ALacarte meal, we arrived at 7:15pm for 7:30, we were given the A la carte menu to choose our meal, firstly run out of duck , we were first customers of the ev... more

Owner Response
RichSBlair, Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS The Coniston Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Notnilc Thank you for completing the survey regarding your recent visit to the BEST WESTERN PLUS The Coniston Hotel. On behalf of our entire team, I would like to apologize for not exceeding your expectations. At Best Western we strive every day to provide superior customer service. I am sorry we were not able to do that for you. I am sorry to hear that you had a bad experience in our restaurant and that we did not measure up to our usual standards on this occasion. The operations Manager, Tracey, has discussed all your comments and constructive points with the service and production team to ensure we improve on the service and product we deliver to all our guests I hope you will consider visiting us again so that we can have another chance to provide you with exceptional service we are known to deliver. If you wish to discuss the matter further please feel free to contact me directly via email or on 01795 410560. Sincerely, Richard Blair Front Office Manager BEST WESTERN PLUS Coniston Hotel & Restaurant


31/08/2015 BrendaS682, Sheerness

We stayed just one night at the Coniston as we were attending a family wedding nearby. The Coniston is absolutely fantastic. We only had a standard room but could not find anything other than perfec... more

Owner Response
RichSBlair, Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS The Coniston Hotel, responded to this review
Dear BrendaS682 Thank you for completing the survey regarding your recent stay at our property. Your business is very important to us and we value your feedback. By telling us what you liked about your stay and how we can improve, you are helping us deliver a superior experience for you and other guests in the future. We hope you will come back and see us again soon. I have discussed your comments with the team, with the aim to improve the service we provide and product we deliver. If I can be of assistance in the future, please don't hesitate to contact me at 01795 410560. Thank you again for taking the time to complete the survey. We appreciate your loyalty to our brand. Sincerely, Richard Blair Front Office Manager BEST WESTERN PLUS Coniston Hotel & Restaurant