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Restored Victorian School House Bed and Breakfast

Gillian is a superhost.

Restored Victorian School House Bed and Breakfast

Private room in house
2 guests1 bedroom1 bed1 private bathroom
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 private bathroom
Sparkling clean
10 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Gillian is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Great location
90% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.

This is a comfortable bedroom with a private bathroom in a Victorian schoolhouse in the village of Bekesbourne. You will have your own private lounge where you can relax and have your meals. Patio doors open from your lounge into the garden. There is a piano in your lounge.
There is space to park in our drive and a frequent train service into Canterbury just 5 minutes walk from the house. You are also a 5 minute drive from Canterbury with its architecture and culture, restaurants and shops.


Free parking on premises
Indoor fireplace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed



23 reviews
Jeanne User Profile
October 2019
A lovely clean house and comfortable bed with a great breakfast and excellent hosts. It’s in a good location for visiting Canterbury and other parts of Kent.
Kamal User Profile
July 2019
Very pleasant two night stay. Gillian and Pete are fantastic hosts. The king size bed was very comfortable. The bathroom has a large sink and large shower cubicle. Toiletries provided. The breakfast was served in our own lounge with tv, 2 settees, dining table, chairs and a…
Gigi User Profile
June 2019
This is a lovely Airbnb/bed and breakfast. Gillian and Pete are superb hosts. We were made to feel so welcome and comfortable, and as we were travelling with our nine month old baby, comfort was very important to us. The breakfast was fantastic - we had very high expectations…
Gillian User Profile
Response from Gillian:
Hi Georgie and Alex and Magnus, thank you so much for your lovely review. It made our day! We really enjoyed hosting you and chatting with you. We hope you had a great stay in the Netherlands - we're sure Magnus particularly enjoyed it! Hope he's not too bored now he's home! We…
June 2019
Fiona User Profile
May 2019
A truly British experience with amazing breakfast, afternoon tea and amazing hosts! Gillian and Pete showed great courtesy and helped us to explore the area whenever they could (even taking us to different spots themselves). They also possess strong historical knowledge, which…
Gillian User Profile
Response from Gillian:
Dear Fiona and Benjamin, thank you so much for your lovely review. It was such a pleasure to host you and we missed you when you had gone! Your interest in the history of our area was so nice. Please do come again. There's lots more to see! Very best wishes for the future. Pete…
May 2019
Susan User Profile
April 2019
Gillian and Pete are very welcoming and really make you feel at home. The accommodation is very comfortable with outside space to sit and relax in the garden. The food is very good with lots of choice and I would definitely stay with Gillian and Pete again, they are great hosts.
Gillian User Profile
Response from Gillian:
Hi Sue, thank you so much for your very kind review. We loved having you - you could have stayed as long as you liked! We're very glad we were able to provide you with a relaxing environment. We very much hope we'll see you again. Best wishes, Pete and Gill
April 2019
Veronique User Profile
October 2018
You will be wonderfully looked after!
Gillian User Profile
Response from Gillian:
Thank you so much, Veronique. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope you returned home refreshed.
October 2018
Rosie User Profile
September 2018
An excellent breakfast in a lovely breakfast room with views of the garden. A very comfortable bedroom, and private bathroom with all facilities. A very hospitable welcome from delightful people.
Gillian User Profile
Response from Gillian:
Hi Rosie, thank you so much for your review. We loved having you and we hope we provided you with a peaceful environment so you could relax for a short time. We hope we'll seee you again before long.
September 2018

Hosted by Gillian

Bekesbourne, United KingdomJoined in January 2016
Gillian User Profile
23 Reviews
Gillian is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
I am retired and like travelling, music, the theatre and reading. I also love dancing- ballroom, Latin American and jive. I keep fit enough to dance by going regularly to yoga classes and to the gym. I really enjoy welcoming people into my home and telling them about the local…
Interaction with guests
We are very happy to interact with our guests and advise them on places of interest in the area. We are keen walkers and can advise on local walks. We are also equally happy to ensure that our guests have privacy if they prefer.
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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Bekesbourne, England, United Kingdom

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: After 12:00
Checkout: 12:00
After 12:00

House Rules

  • No smoking
  • No pets
  • No parties or events


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