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Luxury Self Catering Holiday Accommodation Overlooking St Margaret's Bay
Calais View Cottage, Bay Hill, St Margaret's Bay, Dover, ENG
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5/5Exceptional! (33 reviews)
Superb stay

"Calais View was absolutely perfect. From the moment we booked Jenny and Tim were the perfect hosts, the apartment is superbly located, very tastefully decorated and is immaculate - really cannot recommend it highly enough. The attention to detail on everything from pre-arrival info to new changes ..."…"

Reviewed on 28 Jul 2020

Luxury Self Catering Holiday Accommodation Overlooking St Margaret's Bay
Crabble Hill House
3 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £75 per night from 4 Apr to 5 Apr
4.7/5Exceptional! (123 reviews)
Incredible! Great place, great price!

"A beautiful house,an incredibly warm welcome from Gary, a great room and a fabulous breakfast! What more can I say? We will be back!"…"

Reviewed on 5 Oct 2020

Crabble Hill House
Marquis Of Granby
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4.6/5Wonderful! (160 reviews)
Hot bath on a cold day

"We loved this place. Some real luxury tucked away in the countryside. Very decadent room with a lovely roll top bath, incredibly peaceful and we enjoyed a decent meal and good breakfast. Perfect getaway for an autumnal weekend."…"

Reviewed on 24 Oct 2020

Marquis Of Granby
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The White Cliffs Hotel
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4.4/5Excellent! (37 reviews)

"Lovely hotel and service with good sized rooms and clean with great staff"…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar 2020

The White Cliffs Hotel
Hubert House Guesthouse
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4.1/5Very Good! (162 reviews)

"Nicely decorated B&B. Room was comfortable with nice linens. Bathroom is petite but new and nicely done. Landlady was very friendly and helpful. Would definitely stay here again!"…"

Reviewed on 11 Oct 2019

Hubert House Guesthouse
Loddington House Hotel
2.5 out of 5
East Cliff, 14, Dover, ENG
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4.1/5Very Good! (250 reviews)

"Character property, great breakfast, and owners lovely. Very well located walking distance to everything. Recommended (although no lifts)."…"

Reviewed on 3 Oct 2019

Loddington House Hotel
Holiday Inn Dover
4 out of 5
Free cancellation
The price is £48 per night from 21 Mar to 22 Mar
4/5Very Good! (988 reviews)

"When we got there the cot bed that i asked for wasn't in the room. The gentleman on the desk got it right away, and we had a drink in the room. He was friendly and very helpful."…"

Reviewed on 20 Feb 2021

Holiday Inn Dover
Best Western Plus Dover Marina Hotel & Spa
4 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £56 per night from 4 Apr to 5 Apr
3.8/5Good! (996 reviews)
Home from Home

"I stay at here at least once a month for business and honestly cant fault it. Friendly staff, always very clean and well presented, breakfast is great, lovely views and well located. Some of the rooms are admittedly a little tired however they are working through them to get them upgraded. I always ..."…"

Reviewed on 10 Nov 2020

Best Western Plus Dover Marina Hotel & Spa
Number One Guest House
1 Castle Street, Dover, Kent
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Guide to Dover Historic Hotels

When you take a Dover trip out of town, it's easy to pick a modern hotel, or a chain you are familiar with. You may be used to your accommodation having all the amenities. But sometimes choosing to stay in a more distinctive accommodation can enhance your trip. Staying in a Dover historic hotel still gives you a fully-furnished room that is also overflowing with character. Additionally, it allows you to immerse yourself in Dover's history.

If These Walls Could Talk

A night in one of these Dover traditional hotels can transport you to a historic era as soon as you pass through the front door. With Victorian-style architecture and addresses in the heart of the city, it will become obvious what makes Dover bucket-list worthy. Luckily, you won't have to actually live in the past. While these accommodations are historic, they have many up-to-date amenities to help you relax on your stay. You will find rooms furnished with a comfy bed, lots of character, and just about everything else you may need for a marvellous trip.

Once you've spent time appreciating the historic hotel property, you can continue to take in this culturally-rich region by exploring the museums and prominent landmarks. Dover has lots of interesting places to check out. You will not have to go very far to discover something to occupy your time. Dover has around four museums. Get your smartphone out when travelling to places like the PWRR & Queens Regiment Museum, Dover Museum, Dover Transport Museum, and the St Margarets Museum.

If you desire to view a residence older than your hotel, then be sure to save time to tour Dover Castle. You can always ask your hotel's concierge or scan through our reviews for more advice on the best things to do close by

Book a Dover Historic Hotel Today

If you are wishing to get the most out of your Dover visit, a stay in one of these vintage hotels will elevate your experience in this historically-rich city. With Expedia's 14 one-of-a-kind lodgings to choose from, you are certain to discover at a great rate. But, just like the historical locations you're exploring, these rates won't last forever. Book soon to get a place in one of these distinctive properties.

Frequently asked questions

What should a history buff expect from a stay in Dover?
Those who want a tour of historical sites will want to plan a trip to Dover. The bustling port and top-notch restaurants are some of the places to visit while you’re here. You can also take some time enjoying the beaches in this family-friendly area.
What's the best accommodation in Dover that's close to historical sites?
Based on our travel expertise, Best Western Plus Dover Marina Hotel & Spa is a top 4-star hotel for history buffs booking on Expedia, and it features a full-service spa and 2 restaurants. Dover Western Heights is a short 15-minute walk away. A couple of other options close to historic sites include Hubert House Guesthouse and Loddington House Hotel.
How many historical hotels will I find in Dover?
Dover has 110 hotels bookable on Expedia, including 12 designated as historic hotels or close to historic sites.
What are the most important historical places and other sights to visit in Dover?
Dover is notable for landmarks like Dover Castle, Roman Painted House and Dover Western Heights. Cultural venues include Dover Museum and Dover Transport Museum. Other popular sights include White Cliffs of Dover and Dover Beach.
What is a historic hotel like in Dover?
By choosing a historic hotel, you can stay someplace that has a national historic designation. A castle, stately home, palace or even a pub, lodge, old police station or skyscraper can be identified as a historic hotel as long as it’s a place of special interest. Traditional architecture and period features are often preserved in the communal spaces and guestrooms of such hotels in Dover, giving a real sense of character.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
“Heritage hotel” is more common in Asia and Europe, while “historic hotel” is more common in the U.S. though overall the terms are quite similar. The architecture and actual building of historic hotels tend to be what’s most significant. For a heritage hotel, it’s mainly the cultural value as well as how it inspired the community.
Do historic hotels in Dover have modern facilities?
Hotel interiors feature the modern conveniences and safety features you might expect, though efforts have been made to preserve historic facades and treasured traditions. Smart TVs, WiFi, updated bathroom facilities and the usual amenities found in a hotel should be available at a historic hotel. Rest assured that when you select a historic hotel in Dover, you won’t be staying at a place that’s uncomfortable for guests or simply rundown.

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