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Rated from 1 to 5, a higher number of stars indicates better quality, range of services and facilities with an emphasis on 5 key areas – cleanliness, hospitality, bedrooms, bathrooms and breakfast.

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Customer rating 9 / 10
Based on 119 reviews

A quality establishment at the heart of the village for centuries

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At a glance

Dinner Award
Civil weddings

A warm welcome is assured at the 15th-century Star & Eagle, located in the heart of this delightful village. Within easy reach of Royal Tunbridge Wells and the Weald, this is a great base for walkers. Both bedrooms and public areas boast original features and much character. A wide range of delicious home-made dishes is available in the restaurant and bar.

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  • Rooms: 10

Room rates

  • Single room, minimum price: £95
  • Double room, minimum price: £95
  • Credit cards accepted

Opening times

  • Restricted opening: 25-26 Dec eve, closed


  • Afternoon tea served
  • Dinner served
  • Last orders for evening meals: 9.30pm


  • Wi-Fi available
  • Freeview TV in rooms
  • Other facilities: Speciality toiletries, home-made shortbread
  • Coach parties welcome


  • Children welcome
  • High chairs
  • Children's portions or menu


  • Secure cycle storage


  • Maximum number of delegates: 30
  • Theatre-style holds (maximum): 30
  • Classroom-style holds (maximum): 15
  • Boardroom-style holds (maximum): 12


  • Holds a civil ceremony licence
  • Maximum number of guests: 50

Getting here

Off A21 to Hastings rd, take A262, inn at top of village next to church

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Room prices from £95**Based on the minimum price of a standard double room *Based on the minimum price of a standard double room
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*Based on the minimum price of a standard double room
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