Are you looking for a fine place to stay in Folkestone? Then look no further. The Best Western Clifton Hotel in Folkestone is perched on the famous Leas, with views across the Channel to France. Celebrated as a Folkestone landmark, the hotel is fabulously situated only fifty yards from the Leas Cliff Hall Conference and Entertainment Centre. The majestic sands of the East Cliff Beach are just a pleasant stroll away whilst the town center and harbor are mere minutes away. As this charming hotel near the heart of Folkestone dates back to the 1864, you will enjoy Victorian character as well as modern convenience during your stay.
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The hotel facilities include a Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill restaurant overlooking private gardens, an Ocean Bleu lounge bar known for its cocktails and specialty gins and overlooking the English Channel, and a Costa Coffee lounge featuring an outdoor terrace. Free Wi-Fi internet is available throughout the hotel.
Whatever you want to do - shop till you drop, go for a walk or run on the Leas, enjoy a theatre show or simply relax at the hotel - we're certain you'll leave feeling fabulous and refreshed. With Dover Castle and the Kent Downs area of outstanding natural beauty also just down the road, you’ll never be short of places to see and things to do near Folkestone.
The Best Western Clifton Hotel makes an excellent base for trips to France, as it is only three miles from the Channel Tunnel terminal and seven miles from the ferry port in Dover. You can also drive to the M20 motorway in just a few minutes. For these same reasons, the hotel makes an excellent conference venue in Folkestone. Not only can we accommodate guests crossing the Channel, but our superb function rooms mean that we can host your business meeting in style.
With Victorian character and a fantastic coastal location, the Best Western Clifton Hotel is sure to make for an incredibly memorable stay.
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Pets not accepted with the exception of guide, hearing and assistance dogs only
Hotel location and the surrounding area
The old style hotel charm was very nice. Sumptuous reception rooms and furniture made me feel like I had picked the right hotel for our stay. But the further away you get from reception and to...
By steve w
Cornwall, United Kingdom on 17-Feb-2020
Visited here for valentines weekend and unfortunately the weather was awful so was stuck in the hotel and I have to say the room wasn’t the best it’s a shame as the hotel downstairs is ok but our...
Stowmarket, United Kingdom on 16-Feb-2020
Room needed updating. Bed was comfy. Bathroom needs updating. Breakfast was average. Good location. Would stay again for a short stop over. Good value for what i paid. Marco pierre white restaurant...
bridgend on 11-Feb-2020
This well placed large hotel is perfect for business and families. Easy to deal with and very helpful.
Car parking available at a small charge if you need to stay a little longer.
Feltwell, United Kingdom on 06-Feb-2020
Rooms tired but clean and in good repair. Staff most friendly, courteous and helpful. Breakfast excellent. Good location with adequate on road parking outside at a very resonable rate. Reception...
Beverages, snacks, salads and sandwiches available at reception.
Bicycles available at nearby renting point.
From 2 to 60 persons. Conference rooms have natural day light, free WiFi, and are equipped with Flipcharts and Screens. Airconditioning is not available. LCD projecters are for rent at 30 GBP per day.
Pleydell Suite: Theatre style x 50 persons, Banquet x 40, Cabaret x 30, U Shape x 25, Informal x 60.
Romney Suite: Theatre x 30, Banquet x 36, Cabaret x 24, U Shape x 20, Informal x 40.
Garden Room : Theatre x 30, Banquet x 30, Cabaret x 18, U Shape x 20, Informal x 30.
Guest computer available free of charge.
Ice available at reception.
Offsite outdoor parking available complimentary
High-speed Internet access throughout hotel and business center
Luggage drop off
Fan in all rooms.
Cable or satellite television CNN, sports channels
Direct dial telephone
Private bath or shower
Iron, ironing board
AM/FM alarm clock
Room service 24 hours
Shaving sockets available in guest rooms
Plugs near mirrors
Hairdryer in all rooms.
Wi-Fi available in all guest rooms.
Non-smoking Rooms: 74
Doctors and Hospitals: William Harvey Hospital, Ashford. Royal Victoria Hospital, Folkestone.
7 mile(s) from Dovers white chalk cliff, Norman Castle and secret wartime tunnels
16 mile(s) from Designer Shopping Mall, Ashford
16 mile(s) from Canterbury Cathedral, Canterbury, with its cathedral and old world charm is only 15 miles away. Visit the wildlife parks of Howlets and Port Lympne, John Aspinall's famous collection or take a ride on the Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch light railway.
30 mile(s) from Leed Castle, Leeds Castle has been a Norman stronghold; the private property of six of England's medieval queens; a palace used by Henry VIII and his first wife Catherine of Aragon an elegant early 20th century retreat for the influential and famous; and in the 21st century, it has become one of the most visited historic buildings in Britain. Leeds Castle is located just off Junction 8 of the M20, midway between London and the Channel Ports, with excellent links to the UK motorway network.
26 mile(s) from France, Only 26 miles away and visible on a clear day, is France. Travel by Le Shuttle via the Channel Tunnel on one of the new and exciting trains only 3 miles away.
0.1 mile(s) from Leas Cliff Hall, The Leas Cliff Hall, Folkestone's premier entertainment venue is 50 yards from the Clifton's main entrance and provides a wide range of orchestral and star named concerts, festivals and variety shows throughout the year.
10 mile(s) from Dover Castle, Spectacularly situated above the White Cliffs of Dover this magnificent castle has guarded our shores from invasion for 20 centuries - now you can enjoy a great family day out with a visit to the 'Key to England'. By Road, Dover Castle is to the east of Dover, and is sign posted from M20, A2 (junction 1 of M2) and from town centre. By Train: Dover Priory Station (1 1/2 Miles)
0.7 mile(s) from Royal Victory Hospital, Folkestone
3.2 mile(s) from Folkestone Rugby Club, Folkestone
5.7 mile(s) from Stop24 Services Folkestone M20.
6.2 mile(s) from Westhanger Castle
6.3 mile(s) from Lympne Castle
6.7 mile(s) from Port Lympne Wild Animal Park
0.2 mile(s) from Folkstone Beach Mixed Sand, Swimming, Waer Sports, Food and Drink, Surfing
14.1 mile(s) from Deal Castle
14.3 mile(s) from Wingham Wildlife Park
15 mile(s) from Sandown Castle
Garden Restaurant, on premises, Full Service, Continental, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner