Cheap Hotels in Folkestone
The Grand Burstin Hotel is superbly located by the seaside overlooking Folkestone's attractive harbour. This Hotel is an ideal base from which to take day trips to France or Belgium. Take a break in well appointed guest rooms, and by night be entertained, by the glamorous show team. The Leisure Club has an indoor heated pool and sauna, as well as a state of the art gym.
Situated in the picturesque seaside village of Sandgate, The Royal Norfolk Hotel is a few minutes walk from the pebble beach. It is directly behind Sandgate Castle, which is a favourite spot for local fishermen catching sea bass and mackerel. Gee's our Bar and Restaurant has a pool table and serves draft lagers and house wines. Live music is featured in the bar monthly. Free WiFi, a TV and tea/coffee making facilities are featured in all rooms at Royal Norfolk. Breakfast is available in the morning and there is a Continental option and cooked full English options. The neighbouring town of Folkestone can be reached in a 15-minute walk and features many shops, a cinema, and the Leas Cliffs. Port Lympne Wild Animal Park is a 15-minute drive, and the town of Dover is just 11 miles away.
A comfortable hotel near the Eurotunnel, Ashford International station and Dover Ferry PortThe newly refurbished Holiday Inn Express® Folkestone - Channel Tunnel hotel is only 1.6 miles from the Eurotunnel Terminal.Close to junction 12 of the M20 motorway, our pet-friendly hotel is also convenient for families on their way to Dover Ferry Terminal or Ashford International station, both around a 20-minute drive. You can nip into Folkestone town centre by car in a few minutes, or catch a bus just along the road. Catching a flight at Gatwick Airport (LGW) is easy too – it's about an hour away by car. Filled with natural light, our air-conditioned meeting rooms are perfect for seminars, with space for up to 30 guests. Take a short drive to explore the wartime tunnels and extraordinary history of Dover Castle, enjoy a walk on the beach at Sandgate, or see gorillas and tigers at Port Lympne Reserve.At this hotel you can enjoy:- Free WiFi- An Express Start™ Breakfast included in the room rate- Complimentary on-site parking- A Business CentreMake travel plans over a glass of wine in the light-filled lounge, or grab a tasty bite from the restaurant. Our newly refurbished bedrooms all have a cosy ambience, blackout curtains and smart TVs, helping to ensure an enjoyable stay.
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Hotels in Folkestone
Tucked alongside the English Channel in Kent, Folkestone is a great combination of stunning natural scenery and buzzing hotspots, making it the perfect destination for a trip away.
This ancient settlement was a humble fishing village with an untameable coastline, making commercial development as a port difficult, right up to the early 19th century when Folkestone Harbour was built.
The Folkestone we see today is a popular tourist destination with an intriguing mix of historic sights and fun activities within easy reach.
Make sure to explore the area while you're in the town. The spectacular cliffs known as The Leas towering above the beach, the Kent Downs and the Lower Leas Coastal Park are all great places to spend an afternoon. And if you'd like to relax, take a trip up The Leas Lift for an easier way to soak up the dramatic views from the top. You may even see the Folkstone White Horse imprinted on the hillside from a high vantage point. It's set just above the Channel Tunnel terminal.
History buffs can visit the Kent Battle of Britain Museum, or even pop across to the visitor centre set in one of the Martello Towers.
If you'd like a bit of culture, you should definitely check out the Folkestone Creative Quarter. This quaint and lively area in the old town houses boutiques, cafés and creative businesses, and it often has events on. Or visit The Tower Theatre for a fun evening.
Places to eat and stay
If you'd like to get to know the real Folkestone, you should make time to discover as many local eateries as you can. You'll be spoilt for choice with the abundance of charming cafés and restaurants. And, of course, fresh fish and chips. Try Plaice2go, Anna's, which is a cosy bistro, or Conchitas for authentic Mexican food.
When searching for the perfect Folkestone Hotel, make sure to choose somewhere near to the town centre if you can. That way you'll be steps away from all the main attractions. Popular places include Wards Hotel, the Premier Inn, Holiday Inn Express, The Burlington Hotel, and BEST WESTERN Clifton Hotel.
But wherever you stay, get out and see as much of the town as possible and you'll be sure to have a truly memorable break.
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