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The Horseshoe and Castle

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The Horseshoe and Castle

4 out of 5

4.6/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Bar
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
Main Road, Cooling, Rochester, England

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationBluewater Shopping Centre28 min drive
  • Popular LocationChalkwell Beach55 min drive
  • AirportLondon (LCY-London City)59 min drive
  • Popular LocationAdventure Island85 min drive

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About this area


The Horseshoe and Castle is located in Rochester. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Kent Downs and Shorne Woods Country Park, while Guildhall Museum and Historic Dockyard Chatham are cultural highlights. Buckmore Park Karting and Trosley Country Park are also worth visiting. Discover the area's water adventures with nearby fishing, or enjoy the great outdoors with hiking/biking trails.

What's nearby

  • Cooling Castle Barn - 7 min walk
  • Upnor Castle - 12 min drive
  • Bluewater Shopping Centre - 28 min drive
  • Chalkwell Beach - 55 min drive
  • Adventure Island - 85 min drive

Getting around

  • Rochester Higham Station - 9 min drive
  • London (LCY-London City) - 62 min drive


  • Where to eat
  • Venue 1 – Restaurant with a bar.

About this property

The Horseshoe and Castle

Inn in Rochester with restaurant and bar/lounge
This smoke-free inn features a restaurant, a bar/lounge and an outdoor tennis court. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a garden. This inn has 4 rooms.
The Horseshoe and Castle offers 4 forms of accommodation. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.
Recreational amenities at the inn include an outdoor tennis court.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected


Contactless social distancing and check-out
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site

Food and drink

  • Breakfast available for a fee
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar

Things to do

  • Outdoor tennis court


  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping

Languages spoken

  • English


  • Garden
  • Terrace


  • Smoke-free property

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Check-in from 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10:30 AM

Special check-in instructions

The host will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Host will greet you

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Payment types at the property

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts Visa and Mastercard

Property is also known as

Horseshoe Castle Inn Rochester
Horseshoe Castle Inn
Horseshoe Castle Rochester
Horseshoe Castle
The Horseshoe and Castle Inn
The Horseshoe and Castle Rochester
The Horseshoe and Castle Inn Rochester

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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 23 out of 37 reviews
5 - Excellent 62%
Rating 4 - Good. 12 out of 37 reviews
4 - Good 32%
Rating 3 - Okay. 2 out of 37 reviews
3 - Okay 5%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 37 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 37 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Lovely room, very comfy bed. Bal, the lady who cooked/served us breakfast was very friendly and helpful with information about Rochester as we were going there for a look round. Lovely full English breakfast.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family, Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Lovely place!
Stayed 1 night in May 2021

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Fantastic B and B. The room was lovely with great bed. It was the best sleep I’ve had in a long while. The pub served the most amazing food. I’d definitely look to stay there again. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2020