The Russell Hotel
80 London Road,
Royal Tunbridge Wells,
Kent, TN1 1DZ,
Tel: +44 (0)1892 544833
Fax: +44 (0)1892 515846
E-mail: sales@russell-hotel.com

Booking Terms

Terms and Conditions please click here

Check In

After 2 PM on the day of the arrival. Your room is guaranteed for a late arrival. It is possible to check in before 2PM but it is subject to availability, please contact our Reception.

Check out

Before 11 AM on the day of the departure.

Breakfast

All our prices include Full English

Contact

If you have any questions, please contact us;

E-mail: sales@russell-hotel.com

Tel: +44 (0)1892 544833

Rooms

All our rooms are en-suite, and have TV, phone, tea and coffee. Most rooms have WiFi.

Availability

If there are no rooms online (this doesn’t mean we don’t have rooms) please contact our Reception via phone/email. We don’t put all our rooms online so it’s likely we may have availability for you.

Opening Hours

We are open 24 hours.

Cancellation Policy

We operate 24 hour Cancellation Policy. Booking Cancelled within 24 hours of arrival date will be fully charged. Any cancellation must have a cancellation number.

Parking

Parking is first come first serve basis.

Payment

We accept all major card, and cash. (We do not accept cheque over the counter).

Group Booking.

Please contact our Manager for rates. We can hold rooms for your group while you fix your plans. Please note group booking have different terms and conditions.

Car Hire

We are working in partnership with Avis Rent-A-Car to bring you a high quality of service with great benefits. Now you can make a booking on the Avis website and enjoy the convenience of collecting your hire car at The Russell Hotel. Book your Avis car hire

The counties of Kent and East Sussex meet in the centre of Royal Tunbridge Wells. So the Russell Hotel is placed right in the heart of this magical part of England, with hundreds of wonderful places to visit near us.

Tunbridge Wells is 30 miles south of London and is less than an hour away by train. The Russell Hotel offers a practical base for visitors to London at discount rates against London hotels.

There is also plenty to do in Royal Tunbridge Wells. Here is a sample of what is available when you stay at the Russell Hotel.

The Town

1606
1606 marks the beginning of the former spa resort when a courtier, Dudley, Lord North discovered the spring and claimed the waters to be health giving.

In 1630 Tunbridge Wells entertained it's first royal visitor, Queen Henrietta Maria (mother of King Charles II). The Earl of Abergavenny later developed the town into what was one of the most popular spas of the 18th and 19th centuries. Daniel Defoe and Samuel Pepys were visitors and Queen Victoria often came to the town as a child. Tunbridge Wells received its Royal prefix in 1909 when Edward VII gave it his sanction.

Shopping
Discover the unique shopping experience waiting in Royal Tunbridge Wells. Its unrivalled combination of specialist shops, big high street names and high quality restaurants all in the charming setting of this historic town, make a day at Royal Tunbridge Wells a real pleasure for shoppers of all tastes.


The Pantiles
are the historic heart of the town and its colonnaded walks were once the playground of visiting royalty and gentry. Today it is still possible to take the traditional spring water. Many of the towns 35 antique shops are located in this quarter as well as the towns Tourist Information centre.

 

Parks and Gardens
Calverly Gardens are the floral heart of Tunbridge Wells, just off the High Street. Whilst The Common is a vast green space opposite The Russell Hotel containing fabulous rock formations which have enchanted children for centuries and of course the town's cricket pitch.

 

Kent and East Sussex Railway

Engines and carriages dating from Victorian times are waiting to take you on your journey back in time. Park & Ride to the National Trust's famous castle at Bodiam Refreshment rooms Video theatre Railway museum Gift shop Children's play area Special packages for groups Buffet car and disabled facilities on many trains Luxury Dining Car Services - dinners, lunches & teas (booking essential) Steam trains daily May to September. Reduced service at other times.

Attractions in Kent and East Sussex

Pooh Corner

Take this unique opportunity to tour Pooh Country. This beautiful part of the south east of England was the inspiration and home of the Winnie-the-Pooh Stories by A.A. Milne and E.H. Shepard.

Pooh Corner, High St. Heartfield TN7 4AE
Tel: 01892 770456 & 770678 Fax: 01892 770872

Kent and East Sussex Railway

Engines and carriages dating from Victorian times are waiting to take you on your journey back in time. Park & Ride to the National Trust's famous castle at Bodiam Refreshment rooms Video theatre Railway museum Gift shop Children's play area Special packages for groups Buffet car and disabled facilities on many trains Luxury Dining Car Services - dinners, lunches & teas (booking essential) Steam trains daily May to September. Reduced service at other times.

Howletts Wild Animal Park

Howletts, near Canterbury houses many rare animals including the biggest captive breeding group of lowland gorillas in the world with well over 60 births to date. Other animals include a breeding herd of African elephants plus Siberian and Indian tigers and many species of monkeys and cats. Facilities include a self-service restaurant and gift shop. Port Lympne, near Hythe, overlooks historic Romney Marsh. Within its 350 acres one can find gorillas, Indian elephants, the biggest captive herd of Black rhino in the world, tigers, lions, rare monkeys and cats.

Hever Castle

Romantic, double moated castle, once the childhood home of Anne Boleyn, second wife to Henry VIII. It was later given to Anne of Cleves - Henry VIII's fourth wife as part of her divorce settlement. In 1903, William Waldorf Astor acquired the estate and spent much time, money and imagination in restoring it to what you see today. Tudor artefacts as well as portraits of the Boleyn family, Henry VIII and other Tudor nobility can be seen in the castle.
Groombridge Place

A visit to Groombridge Place will give you an unforgettable day whether you come as garden enthusiasts to explore and enjoy the sights and scents of the 17th century formal walled garden; or with you family to discover the secret, quirky and mysterious gardens of the ancient forest where childrens imagination will run wild; or for one of our many popular special events.
“Best Tourism experience of the year – Winner”

Penshurst Place

Penshurst Place is one of Kent's loveliest historic houses with 10 acres of walled Tudor gardens, set in a peaceful rural setting in the mediaeval village of Penshurst. The oldest part of the house is the Barons Hall, built in 1342 is regarded as one of the best preserved examples of mediaeval domestic architecture in England. A series of Staterooms contain a wonderful collection of portraits, tapestries, furniture, porcelain and armour from the past five centuries.

Other Links

Kent Attractions
Visit Britain
Kent Tourism
South East England
Sussex Tourism
Lamberthurst Golf Club
Sweetwoods Park Golf Club in Kent