Boasting a terrace, The Horseshoe & Castle is located in Rochester, 650 metres from the popular wedding venue Cooling Castle Barn and is 8 km from Rochester Cathedral. Awarded 4-stars by Visit England, this property offers a restaurant, the property also has a bar. Free WiFi is available. All units in the inn are fitted with a flat-screen TV, a wardrobe, ironing board and kettle. Every room is fitted with an en-suite shower room apart from the twin room with private external shower room. A full English breakfast is included and available daily at the property. Guests at The Horseshoe & Castle will be able to enjoy activities in and around Rochester, like cycling and hiking. The property is also a member of the British institute of Inn Keeping and the CAMRA Good Beer guide.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.0 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.0)

Free parking available on-site


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Room type
Number of guests
1 large double bed
Bedroom :
1 large double bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
1 large double bed
1 large double bed
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Property practices

This property has told us they implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Patrick
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Excellent food beautiful cosy bar accommodation first class staff outstanding friendly and professional
  • Wayne
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Great staff excellent food and lovely rooms and good size.
  • Lucy
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Modern rooms very clean and lovely views of the countryside.

Property surroundings

1 restaurant on site

  • The Horseshoe & Castle
    • Cuisine
      British • Seafood • Local
    • Open for
      Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambiance
      Family friendly • Traditional
    • Dietary options
      Halal • Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free

Facilities of The Horseshoe & Castle
Great facilities! Review score, 8.4

Most popular facilities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Archery
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Live music/performance
  • Themed dinner nights
    Additional charge
  • Evening entertainment
  • Horse riding
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Fishing
  • Tennis court
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Bar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in some rooms and is free of charge.
Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not possible).
  • Accessible parking
  • Pet bowls
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Fitness
Languages spoken
  • English

House rules

The Horseshoe & Castle takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 13:00 to 21:30


Until 10:30



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 of any age are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Cash The Horseshoe & Castle accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

Please inform The Horseshoe & Castle in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

Guests under the age of 18 can only check in with a parent or official guardian.

FAQs about The Horseshoe & Castle

  • Room options at The Horseshoe & Castle include:

    • Double
    • Holiday Home
    • Suite

  • The Horseshoe & Castle offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Tennis court
    • Fishing
    • Evening entertainment
    • Themed dinner nights
    • Horse riding
    • Archery
    • Live music/performance
    • Fitness

  • The Horseshoe & Castle has 1 restaurant:

    • The Horseshoe & Castle

  • Check-in at The Horseshoe & Castle is from 13:00, and check-out is until 10:30.

  • The Horseshoe & Castle is 4.3 miles from the centre of Rochester. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

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