Built in 1602, The Dog & Bear Hotel in Lenham offers cozy log fires, a courtyard terrace and cooked breakfasts. With free parking, Maidstone is a 20-minute drive away.

The cozy bedrooms at Dog and Bear were visited by Queen Anne in 1704, and feature a private bathroom and tea and coffee facilities. All rooms have a TV and work space, and Wi-Fi is accessible throughout.

The popular pub restaurant serves a traditional British menu and seasonal specials using fresh local produce. With exposed beams and open fires, the historic bar offers a selection of beverages and real ales.

Overlooking Lenham’s picturesque village square, Dog & Bear Hotel is a 5-minute drive from Harrietsham Train station. The M20 highway can be reached in 10 minutes, offering easy access to London. The coast at Folkestone is a 25-minute drive from the hotel.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.0 for a two-person trip.

The Dog & Bear Hotel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Aug 7, 2005

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.0)

Great Food: Meals here are highly recommended!

Breakfast Info

Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free

Free parking available at the hotel

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Leeds Castle
    3.9 miles
  • Maidstone Services M20
    4.9 miles
  • Sutton Valence Castle
    5.5 miles
  • Bearsted Golf Club
    6.9 miles
  • Mote Park
    8 miles
  • Medway Services M2
    8.6 miles
  • Maidstone Borough Council
    8.7 miles
  • Maidstone Magistrates Court
    8.7 miles
  • The Hazlitt Theatre
    8.9 miles
  • Hazlitt Arts Centre
    8.9 miles
Top attractions
  • Ashford Eurostar International
    9.4 miles
Closest Airports
  • London Southend Airport
    22.9 miles
  • London City Airport
    34.3 miles
  • London Gatwick Airport
    38.7 miles
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1 Restaurant On Site

    Restaurant

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Amenities of The Dog & Bear Hotel
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Pets
Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.
Activities
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Pool table Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Secure parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
General
  • Pet bowls
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Languages Spoken
  • English
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Sustainability initiatives
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Check-in

2:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Check-out

Until 11:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

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Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.

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The fine print

Smoking and non-smoking rooms are available.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

FAQs about The Dog & Bear Hotel

  • Room options at The Dog & Bear Hotel include:

    • Single
    • Double
    • Twin
    • Family
    • Twin/Double

  • The Dog & Bear Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking
    • Pool table
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Live sports events (broadcast)

  • The prices at The Dog & Bear Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Yes, The Dog & Bear Hotel is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Check-in at The Dog & Bear Hotel is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • The Dog & Bear Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • Guests staying at The Dog & Bear Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.9).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free
    • À la carte

  • The Dog & Bear Hotel is 800 feet from the center of Lenham.