About us

Conveniently situated in the heart of Kent and surrounded by Maritime history, The King Charles Hotel in Gillingham is a family-run, independent 3 star hotel that  prides itself on being welcoming, friendly, affordable and flexible towards our diverse range of customers. Our staff and management have over 30 years of experience in the independent hospitality industry which has been built upon, year by year, since we first opened our doors in 1980.

From coach holiday groups to continental stop-overs, weddings to corporate functions, our team is on hand to offer an exceptionally accommodating and personal service that remains bespoke to you and your stay here. Because we are an independent hotel, we recognise that everyone has different needs and expectations when staying away from home, so we always strive to ensure that your stay is exactly how you desire it to be.

Nestled in between the Medway towns of Chatham and Gillingham, The King Charles Hotel has excellent transport links to London and the Channel Ports via the M2, M20 and M25. The hotel is an ideal base to explore Kent, South-East England and beyond to Mainland Europe. The nearby towns are well-serviced by regular trains that allow access to London, Rochester, Canterbury and the coast. Additionally, The Gillingham Business Park and Medway City Estate are nearby- making us the ideal choice for businessmen and workers staying away from home.

The King Charles Hotel consists of 97 bedrooms, which all contain the following: Walk-in shower, flat-screen, digital-channel television; wireless broadband, telephone, hairdryer, tea and coffee-making facilities.