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Top Folkestone Beach Resorts & Hotels

The Wycliffe Guest House
3 out of 5
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The price is £60 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (79 reviews)

"Very friendly welcome. Very clean. Beautiful breakfast. Would definitely recommend."…"

Reviewed on 24 Jul 2020

The Wycliffe Guest House
View Hotel Folkestone
4 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £78 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (507 reviews)

"Amazing hotel - breakfast was lovely and the staff were so helpful"…"

Reviewed on 8 Aug 2020

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The Relish
4 out of 5
The price is £97 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (180 reviews)

"A nice quiet hotel with extremely friendly staff. No bar but free coffee, tea and cake!"…"

Reviewed on 30 Dec 2019

The Relish
The Rob Roy Guest House
3 out of 5
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The price is £60 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (169 reviews)

"Lovely stay good,breakfast will go again"…"

Reviewed on 17 Feb 2020

The Rob Roy Guest House
Kentmere Guest House
The price is £65 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (141 reviews)
Great stay in Kentmere before cruising

"Guesthouse was great location- hostess was very friendly and helpful - will definitely stay again!"…"

Reviewed on 29 Sep 2019

Kentmere Guest House
Best Western Plus Burlington Hotel
4 out of 5
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The price is £84 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (659 reviews)
Restful night

"Love the new decor, nice to see such an old building being cared for. Will certainly go back."…"

Reviewed on 8 Feb 2020

Best Western Plus Burlington Hotel
Holiday Inn Express Folkestone - Channel Tunnel
The price is £65 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (969 reviews)

"Very clean. Efficient, attentive and kind staff especially attentive in Covid times. SO convenient for the tunnel."…"

Reviewed on 2 Aug 2020

Holiday Inn Express Folkestone - Channel Tunnel
Best Western Clifton Hotel
3 out of 5
The Leas, Clifton Gardens, Folkestone, England
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The price is £53 per night
4/5Very Good! (562 reviews)
Well situated hotel with a very good restaurant.

"Very conveniently situated for the seafront and the Leas Cliff Hall. My room was small but comfortable. Breakfast was very good and service was friendly."…"

Reviewed on 2 Mar 2020

Best Western Clifton Hotel
Chandos Premier Hotel Folkestone - Channel Tunnel
The price is £75 per night
3.7/5Good! (76 reviews)
Good hotel

"Literally slept here.... there was a lot of noise from next door but this wasn’t anything to do with the hotel just noisy Neighbours . Clean rooms, coffee and kettle in the room but no tea."…"

Reviewed on 1 Nov 2019

Chandos Premier Hotel Folkestone - Channel Tunnel
Portland Hotel
2.5 out of 5
2/4 Langhorne Gardens, Folkestone, ENG
The price is £40 per night
3.7/5Good! (119 reviews)

"I only stayed for one night but should I ever have to go back to Folkestone I will certainly try and get a room there.The bed was more comfortable than the one I have at home. Had a great sleep."…"

Reviewed on 10 Mar 2020

Portland Hotel
The Southcliff
2 out of 5
22-26 The Leas, Folkestone, England
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3.6/5Good! (742 reviews)

"We enjoyed our stay here. Although the building is old and shows it in places, it is well maintained and clean. The staff are friendly & helpful. The location is excellent both for access to town centre, buses & trains and for the view over sea to France. Room 42 has a superb panoramic window!"…"

Reviewed on 11 Aug 2020

The Southcliff
Grand Burstin Hotel Folkestone
Great for beach holidays
3 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £29 per night
3.1/5 (984 reviews)
Travellers like: near the beach, indoor pool
Travellers say...

"Fantastic no frills hotel with 5 star staff , location, easy parking and great food . The hotel needs some up grading especially in lobby and fittings in some rooms but is very clean . Book a balcony sea view and that will take your mind of everything else the view is amazing. The food was fantastic ..."…"

Reviewed on 4 Aug 2020

Grand Burstin Hotel Folkestone
The Carlton Hotel
3 out of 5
16/19 The Leas, Folkestone, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £24 per night
2.7/5 (816 reviews)

"The hotel was fine for the amount we paid. Excellent position clean bed and facilities. Staff helpful. Hotel is tired and needs the car park to be cleaned otherwise would use again as good value for money."…"

Reviewed on 6 Aug 2020

The Carlton Hotel
Windsor Hotel - Guest house
5-6 Langhorne Gardens, Folkestone, Kent
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2/5 (1 review)

"Hotellet var väl slitet och i stort behov av en upprustning."…"

Reviewed on 12 Aug 2010

Windsor Hotel - Guest house
The Black Bull
2.5 out of 5
Canterbury Road, Folkestone, England
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The Black Bull
Garden Lodge Guest House & Restaurant
4 out of 5
324 Canterbury Road, Densole, Folkestone, England
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Garden Lodge Guest House & Restaurant
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Beach Hotels in Folkestone

Known for its beaches and entertainment choices, Folkestone offers a lot for the traveller planning a beach getaway. This seaside destination has 20 beach hotels and other accommodation options to choose from, so it's easy to find one that works for you.

As you look for a place to stay near the water in Folkestone, consider selecting one of these top beach hotels with positive traveller reviews.

Best Western Plus Burlington Hotel - 4-star hotel near Sandgate Beach. It features a restaurant, free WiFi and free parking. Guests love the central location and proximity to shopping.

The Portland Hotel - 2.5-star hotel near Folkestone Beach. Our travellers recommend its helpful staff. This hotel boasts free breakfast, a restaurant and free WiFi.

Chandos Premier Guest House - 2-star guesthouse near Folkestone Beach. It offers free WiFi, free parking and flat-screen TVs.

Windsor Hotel - Guest house - Bed & breakfast near Folkestone Beach. It features a bar and TVs.

View Hotel Folkestone - 4-star hotel near Folkestone Beach. Our travellers recommend its walkable location and overall value. This hotel boasts a restaurant, free WiFi and free parking.

Planning Your Trip to Folkestone

If you're wondering about the local weather, you can use these monthly averages to determine the best time to visit.

  • Hottest months: July, August, June and September, with an average temperature of 21°F
  • Coldest months: February, January, March and December, with an average temperature of 2°F
  • Driest months: May, April, February and July, with an average rainfall of 1.50 inches
  • Rainiest months: October, November, December and September, with an average rainfall of 3 inches

Sightseeing in and Around Folkestone

After getting settled at your accommodation of choice, you'll likely want to venture out and explore. If you're excited to scope out the beaches, spend a relaxing day by the water at Folkestone Beach or Sandgate Beach. Discover the area's entertainment choices and bars, and make time for local attractions like Leas Lift and Leas Cliff Hall. For additional things to see and do, consider a visit to Folkestone Harbour or Lower Leas Coastal Park.

Getting around Folkestone

The closest major airport is in Manston (MSE-Kent Intl.), located 20 mi (32.2 km) from the city centre. If you want to journey outside of the city, ride aboard a train from Folkestone Harbour Station, Folkestone Central Station or Folkestone West Station. You can catch a ferry from the port.

Frequently asked questions

What is Folkestone like for travellers who love the beach?
Known for its beaches and entertainment choices, Folkestone offers a lot for the traveller planning a beach getaway.
What's the best place to stay for a beach holiday in Folkestone?
Grand Burstin Hotel Folkestone is a top 3-star beach hotel with 2 restaurants and an indoor pool. Other good options for your stay near the beach include Best Western Clifton Hotel and The Carlton Hotel. To enjoy some time by the water, head to Folkestone Beach or Sandgate Beach.
What's the seasonal weather like in Folkestone?
If you’re wondering about the best time to visit, here’s what you can expect from the local weather: The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 16°C, while the coldest months are January and February, with an average of 5°C. Average annual rainfall for Folkestone is 697 mm.
What is there to see and do around Folkestone?
After arriving and settling in at your accommodation of choice, you might want to venture out and explore. If you can’t wait to check out the beaches, head to Folkestone Beach or Sandgate Beach for a relaxing day by the water. Experience the area’s entertainment choices and theatre, and make time for local attractions such as Eurotunnel Folkestone Terminal and Leas Cliff Hall. Other things to see and do in the area are Folkestone Harbour and Leas Lift.
What's the best way to get around Folkestone?
If you want to travel outside the area, take a train from Folkestone Harbour Station, Folkestone Central Station or Folkestone West Station. You can cross the water on a ferry from the local port.

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