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Welcome to the BEST WESTERN Rose & Crown Hotel.

16th Century character, 21st Century comfort.

The BEST WESTERN Rose & Crown Hotel in the heart of Tonbridge is full of old-world charm. Opposite Tonbridge Castle, it offers traditional hospitality, with the warmest of welcomes guaranteed. The convenience of the BEST WESTERN Rose & Crown Hotels location, near both road and rail links, is rivalled only by the comfort you'll enjoy inside the hotel itself. Retaining the unique feel of the original building, youll be treated to oak beams and Jacobean panels, while all renovations and extensions have been sympathetic to the its original design.

Days out in Tonbridge promise to be as memorable as your nights stay at the BEST WESTERN Rose and Crown Hotel, with an array of things to see and do in the local area. Castles, farms and beautiful houses all await!

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125 High Street


Restaurant closed for lunch & dinner from 25th Dec 2015 to 4th Jan 2016. Breakfast will be served 8am-10am on these days.
Bars, Free WIFI, Golf Nearby, Restaurants, No Lift
Free internet available throughout the hotel
There is free parking available onsite.
There is parking available nearby.
Pets: No Pets accepted Guide and hearing dogs only
Check-in & Check-out
14:00 | 11:00
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Rooms & Rates


Dining and Bars

Chef Colin Norman

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The Oak Room

Our traditional oak beamed restaurant serves modern European food. Bon appetit!

Opening hours

Breakfast: 07:00 - 09:00
Lunch: 12:00 - 17:00
Dinner: 18:30 - 20:45
Weekend times may vary

The Oak Room

A spacious retreat, the West Lounge has comfortable sofas for a quiet drink or afternoon tea. So sit back, relax and try locally brewed ales!

Opening hours

Weekend times may vary


At the BEST WESTERN Rose and Crown Hotel we recognise that no day is more memorable than your Wedding Day. We have earned a reputation for attention to detail and will endeavour to ensure that your Special Day is memorable for all the right reasons. From the initial enquiry right through to the Big Day our dedicated team will be there to ensure that the day runs smoothly from start to finish.


Your Wedding - Our Priority

We have three very different venues available for your wedding reception BUT as your wedding day is so important to us, we only accept one wedding booking per day. This ensures that you receive our full attention at all times because you are our priority.


Whether you're thinking of an intimate gathering or a more extravagant affair for all your family and friends, we will look after every detail, from your wedding breakfast to your evening reception. We can cater for any number of guests up to 100..

Honeymoon Suite

Each of our 56 bedrooms provide the comfort and style your guests deserve and specially discounted accommodation rates will be arranged to make your guests stay even more special.

Of course, for the Bride and Groom, one of our Superior Rooms, including traditional English breakfast is provided with our compliments.


Registry office:

For more information contact Andrew D Ferris on 01732 357 966

For any enquiries please call Andrew D Ferris on 01732 357966

Location and Attractions

Getting there.

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Nearest motorway: M25, J5, 9.00 miles
Nearest train station: Tonbridge, 0.50 miles
Nearest airport: london Gatwick, 32.00 miles
Free parking on site (43 spaces)
On site disabled parking (2 spaces)

125 High Street

What's nearby?


  • County Cricket (6 miles) (6 miles)

  • Gillingham FC (16 miles) (16 miles)

Cities & Attractions

  • Tonbridge Castle (0.5 miles)

  • Hever Castle (10 miles)

  • Penshurst Place (6 miles)

  • Chartwell House (14 miles)

  • The Hop Farm (8 miles)


  • Bluewater Shopping Centre (20 miles) (20 miles)

Meetings, Conferences and Events

With three unique meeting spaces, the BEST WESTERN Rose and Crown Hotel can cater for everything from interviews to a presentation for up to 100 delegates.

Available room set ups

U shape

Skinners Room

Our dedicated boardroom located on the first floor, also suitable as a syndicate/break-out room.

Market Suite

Our largest Event Space suitable for product launches, training seminars, receptions, banquets, parties and weddings. With data projection facilities, in-room bar and natural daylight.

Oak LoungeGround

A mid-size conference and event space ideal for meetings, training seminars, presentations and dinner parties and informal gatherings.

Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Skinners Room 20 4 0 10 0
Market Suite 90 30 40 40 80
Oak LoungeGround 50 12 15 20 40
Have an enquiry?
Contact events on 0845 620 0506


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Family Weekend

09/11/2015 Adam R, Lincolnshire, United Kingdom

My son and I stayed at the Rose and Crown for 2 nights. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The rooms were a good size, clean and comfortable. Great location making it easy to shop locally, comm... more


Good and friendly caring staff

04/11/2015 Paul K, Tonbridge, United Kingdom

I have stayed at this hotel for over a month and have found the reception staff absolutely fantastic. Nothing was too much for them and they honestly wanted to help. The restaurant staff are the same ... more


Great potential

03/11/2015 Timothy F, Hilton Head Is., SC, United States

The age, history, quaintness and location of this property give it the potential of being a super experience. However, even though there is evidence of trying to improve the property they have a long ... more


A classy city center hotel.

03/11/2015 allaf, London, United Kingdom

Located at the top end of Tonbridge high street very close to all the shops, and restaurants in the vibrant Tonbridge. Also it is just opposite Tonbridge castle. We went there for drinks recently, and... more



29/10/2015 Veronica M, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

The staff is exceptionally friendly, but this is the end of anything positive I could find about the Rose and Crown in Tonbridge, no matter how hard I was looking for more arguments in its favour. Whe... more