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Local Accommodation around Folkestone

Click the More Information links for a full list of Hotels and Pubs around Shorncliffe or in the Folkestone area. You will see location maps, Google Street View, photos and links to their websites. If you want to see more reviews, including the not so good ones, just click the More buttons.


Burlington Hotel

3-5 Earls Ave, Folkestone CT20 2HR, UK – 01303 255301

Fabolous hotel overlooking the English Channel. Comfy rooms although the standard double rooms have a fairly small double bed. Went for an upgrade for a superior double room with bigger size of the bed and spacious bathroom with shower and spa bath. Staff friendly and nice. 10min walk to the town centre.

the best hotel in Folkestone! book Deluxe or Suite - amazing experience granted! me and my family loved it and we will be coming back not once :)

The Carlton Hotel - Folkestone

16-19 The Leas, Folkestone CT20 2DU, UK – 01303 253290

We found it excellent, a little bit dated but quite adequate, clean and with a very good breakfast. The position of the hotel could not have been better with views of the calm sea and a street at the back full of eating places. Would definitely go again en route to France.

It's a budget hotel that tries to add a nice feel to the rooms. Although very basic the room was comfortable and fit for purpose. Breakfast is full English and the view of the sea front from the room is great! Staff are polite and helpful. We used it as a base to explore from! The car park is located behind the hotel.

Grand Burstin Hotel

Marine Parade, The Harbour, Folkestone CT20 1TX, UK – 0871 222 0048

Nice Hotel which has been in Folkestone for years. Has been refurbished. Anyone from off the street can go in & have a meal. Its buffet help yourself. They do entertainment too in the ball room with another bar. We joined friends in there one Saturday night & really enjoyed the live show.

Went for a few drinks, the main bar was closed but the Ballroom was open (with bar). Best night ever. The entertainment was so bad it was good. People dancing like there was no tomorrow. And the Ballroom was open til midnight! Wild times!

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Pubs, Gastro Pubs and Bars

Master Brewer

Perries Mead, Broadmead, Folkestone CT19 5UD, UK – 01303 250903

Good roast at a reasonable price. Pub is beginning to look a bit tired

Welcoming staff.good range of ales and lagers, excellent pub grub. Pool table,darts and Thursday quiz. Plenty of parking and village green surrounds the pub.Eclectic range of customers and children welcome

Brickfield Tavern Table Table

Cherry Garden Ln, Folkestone CT19 4AP, UK – 01303 273620

Great meal and service. Can't wait for our next visit. Absolutely loved the haddock and chips

I am a secret shopper and write reviews without the staff knowing the purpose of my visit. I was NOT doing a review when I visited here, but due to the absolute shambles of Dirty bar Dirty tables Stressed staff Dreadful food Slow service I have informed the relevant people to check things out...never ever in my 15 years of secret shopping have I ever seen this chaos. This is not my professional review, this is a friendly come on guys ..... Please give this amazing located place the credit it really could be due... Eurotunnel is sending so many people your way...

The Pullman

9 Church St, Folkestone CT20 1SE, UK – 01303 488966

Loved this place! Quirky but homely.. Wonderful open fireplace which is very welcoming. Extensive patio area with plenty of seating. Menu has something for everyone and the food was delicious and reasonably priced. This is my new 'to go' place when visiting Folkestone!

Really good cooking. A brilliant gastro pub at acceptable prices. Excellent service. Very pleasant staff. Brilliant atmosphere in this lovely old building, complete with log fire!

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Bed & Breakfast Accommodation plus Guesthouses

Stay2a Boutique Bed and Breakfast

2a Bouverie Rd W, Folkestone CT20 2RX, UK – 07967 590732

The rooms are comfortable and actually quite large! Really nice place to stay, quiet and well equipped, I would definitely recommend Stay 2a! Big thanks to Paul and Penny.

Outstanding accommodation in Folkestone. Amazing extras too. Great value as well. What's not to love. Breakfast was huge! Check out this hidden gem...

Old Barn Cottage Bed and Breakfast

Old Barn Cottage 1 Peene House Cottages, Peene Cottages, Peene, Folkestone CT18 8BA, UK – 01303 273402

Located just 5 minutes from the Eurotunnel Terminal, Old Barn Cottages is a small friendly B&B. Kay is a lovely host, who has some great recommendations for pubs in the local area. The bedroom is very quiet, and the property itself is an old building with charm. The stairs are a little steep, but easily manageable. We have stayed there twice recently, and enjoy the packed breakfast we are given on departure on LeShuttle to France. Would definitely recommend.

Chandos Premier Guest House

77 Cheriton Rd, Folkestone CT20 1DG, UK – 01303 487114

It was awesome experience Richard to send quality time in your reputed place!! You are simply Best person !! Glad to meet you!!

Nice place for one night stay stayed in a triple room slightly crowded

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Holiday Lets around Folkestone including Self Catering Accommodation, Holiday Cottages, Apartments and Houses

Hoseasons cottage Lets

Folkestone CT20 2QW, UK

Stade Cottage

25 The Stade, Folkestone CT19 6AB, UK – 01303 240698

Campsites and Caravan Parks

Folkestone Camping and Caravanning Club Site

The Warren, Folkestone CT19 6NQ, UK – 01303 255093

A clean and tidy, well run Camping & Caravanning Club Site situated on the cliff edge at The Warren, Folkestone. A dog-friendly site within minutes walk from a wild dog-friendly beach where a cliff-top walk to Folkestone takes about 35 minutes. This lovely site is situated in its own micro-climate. It is so well sheltered that even in a gale-force southwesterly (the prevailing wind) there was barely a breath of wind. Open to non-members. One word of warning; the site is approached by a long narrow winding road. For this reason only motorhomes and tents are accepted.

We have spent many weekends at this idyllic campsite. The views are amazing the staff are very friendly and helpful the beach is dog friendly all year. The toilets are very clean and lovely laundry area. Very sad it closes during the winter period. There is a long steep road approaching the site which can cause problems during summer periods when people park for the beach and you are trying to get through with motorhomes. This all adds to the experience of this wonderful secret hideaway.

Little Switzerland

Wear Bay Rd, Folkestone CT19 6PS, UK – 01303 252168

One of the most visually-stunning campsites I have stayed at anywhere in the world. Tucked comfortably into the white cliffs, with an amazing elevated sweep across the English Channel to a tinderbox-view of France at night, Little Switzerland offered a warm welcome to a group of cyclists tired out after a day of Alpine climbs into and out of Dover and on the approach to Folkestone. And the warm hospitality (and cold pint of beer) offered by the site owner on arrival was very welcome, even keeping the bar/restaurant open late so we could eat our dinner indoors before heading to our tents for the night. Much, much appreciated!

I love it here, me and a few lads head down here every so often on our motorbikes and camp for the night, lovely location with a nice pub on top of the cliffs. Tony and Debbie are always very hospitable.

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