Situated 30 km from Historic Chatham Dockyard, Banks Bed & Continental Breakfast features accommodation with free WiFi and free private parking. The bed and breakfast offers a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with a hair dryer, free toiletries and shower. A continental breakfast is available each morning at Banks Bed & Continental Breakfast. The accommodation offers a terrace. Guests can also relax in the garden. Chatham Train Station is 31 km from Banks Bed & Continental Breakfast, while Leeds Castle is 33 km from the property. The nearest airport is London City Airport, 78 km from the bed and breakfast.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.7 for a two-person trip.

Banks Bed & Continental Breakfast has been welcoming guests since 14 Aug 2022.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.5)

Breakfast info


Free private parking available on-site


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Room type
1 large double bed
1 single bed
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Minster
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  • Janet
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    The breakfast was lovely and everything had been thought of. There was nothing more you could want in a continental breakfast. The location was convenient for a short walk to the seafront. Our room was lovely, beautifully decorated and...
  • S
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Very good and plentiful. Great to have fresh milk etc in fridge
  • Andrew
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Very clean, cosy, just what you need for a long weekend.
  • Vanessa
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Lovely room, well decorated and comfortable. Very clean and excellent breakfast choice. We would stay again!
  • T
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    It was really lovely, clean and the facilities were good.
  • Jasmine
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    We absolutely loved our stay! The room was immaculate- possibly the cleanest hotel/ B&B I’ve stayed at. My pictures really don’t do it justice! We were visiting my friends about 15 minutes away, so we didn’t have a look around the area, but there...
  • Hannah
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Loved that access was coded so you could easily come and go as you please. Everything was perfect. Plenty of different breakfast options. Everything you needed available. Great spacious room.
  • Eileen
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Beautiful room, great on-site parking. Conveniently located.
  • Gary
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Can’t complain it suited the purpose of my trip and no issues.
  • J
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    The room was beautiful, superb cleanliness and great location, but without any doubt it was Mark, the host, who made my time in Banks Bead & Breakfast the best of the experiences. Thanks Mark for making me feel like home!
Quality rating rated the quality of this property as 3 out of 5 based on factors such as facilities, size, location and services provided.

Property questions and answers
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  • Hi what time is check in/out please?

    Hi - Check-in is between 4pm and 7pm. Check out is by 11am
    Answered on 24 October 2022
  • Hi, is early check in possible ? and if so is there an additional charge ?

    If the room you are staying in has been vacated early or not stayed in the night before you are welcome to check in early and by arrangement we can available if you need to drop off bags before.
    Answered on 17 August 2022
  • Is the 12.95 breahfast per person or per room (2people) ?

    £12.95 per person
    Answered on 20 September 2022

Managed by Banks Bed & Continental Breakfast

Company review score: 9.3Based on 59 reviews from 1 property
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Company information

Please note we operate a self-service check-in. On the morning of your booking, we will send you details of the access codes during your stay. There is free parking at Banks Bed & Breakfast in the car park opposite. If this is full there is free public parking just up Waterloo Hill next to Minster Abbey. The nearest train station is Sheerness where you can find a taxi or take the 360 bus service to Minster Village.

Property information

This former alehouse was once frequented by Charles Dickens. and visited by the painter Hogarth as he walked to Minster from Queenborough in 1732 whilst on his infamous 5-day exploration of the area- "Hogarth's Frolic: The Five Days' Peregrination Around The Isle Of Sheppey" Now beautifully renovated brimming with charm and character, we are delighted to continue to welcome guests. All our bedrooms blend stylish modern décor with original features to create a wonderfully relaxing environment after a busy day. A continental breakfast is included in the room rate. Should you fancy something more substantial you can book brunch from 11:00 a.m. Tuesday to Saturday in the Restaurant below. Banks Restaurant serves delicious Brunches, Lunches, mouth-watering Sunday Roasts, and sublime Evening meals.

Neighbourhood information

Banks' is situated right in the heart of Minster Village, Minster's heritage stems from its royal Saxon Abbey which was originally a Benedictine convent, founded in the 7th Century by Queen Sexburga of Kent. The Abbey is a stone's throw from Banks. 10 minutes away by car the small seaside town of Leysdown offers a trip down memory lane to a traditional British seaside holiday experience complete with sandy beaches, ice cream, candyfloss, amusements, and a kiss me quick hat! 10 minutes away on foot you can take a relaxing walk along the picturesque clifftops that lead down to the Blue Flag bathing beaches at Minster Leas. To the north-east of the island is the market town and port of Sheerness; to the west is the historic town of Queenborough. For nature lovers a visit to Elmley Nature Reserve (Only 8 mins by car) is a must, huge skies, wilderness and wildlife. Tucked away on the edge of the Swale estuary, the reserve attracts 12k visitors a year Sheppey rich in history is known as the birthplace of British aviation, for more details visit Eastchurch Aviation Museum. Other historical figures linked to the Island incl. Lord Nelson, Charles Dickens, Hogarth, JW Turner...

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Facilities of Banks Bed & Continental Breakfast
Great facilities! Review score, 9.5

Most popular facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Beach
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
Food & Drink
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • CCTV outside property
    • CCTV in common areas
    • Smoke alarms
    • Security alarm
    • 24-hour security
    • Non-smoking throughout
    • Hardwood or parquet floors
    • Heating
    • Ironing facilities
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Iron
    Languages spoken
    • English

    House rules

    Banks Bed & Continental Breakfast takes special requests - add in the next step!


    From 16:00 to 20:00


    From 08:00 to 11:00



    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

    Children and beds

    Child policies

    Children are not allowed.

    Cot and extra bed policies

    There is no capacity for cots at this property.

    There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

    Age restriction

    The minimum age for check-in is 18

    Payments by takes your payment on behalf of the property for this stay, but make sure you have cash for any extras once you get there.


    Smoking is not allowed.


    Parties/events are not allowed


    Pets are not allowed.

    The fine print

    This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

    FAQs about Banks Bed & Continental Breakfast

    • Banks Bed & Continental Breakfast is 800 yards from the centre of Minster. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • The prices at Banks Bed & Continental Breakfast may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

    • Banks Bed & Continental Breakfast offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

      • Beach

    • Check-in at Banks Bed & Continental Breakfast is from 16:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

    • Room options at Banks Bed & Continental Breakfast include:

      • Double
      • Single

    • Guests staying at Banks Bed & Continental Breakfast can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 6.2).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental