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The Rob Roy Guest House
3 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
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
Best Western Plus Burlington Hotel
4 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
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
Best Western Clifton Hotel
3 out of 5
The Leas, Clifton Gardens, Folkestone, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
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
Grand Burstin Hotel Folkestone
3 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £29 per night
3.1/5 (984 reviews)

"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
The Black Bull
2.5 out of 5
Canterbury Road, Folkestone, England
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Your Guide to Historic Hotels in Folkestone

Visiting new cities can be more than just breaking up your daily routine, it can also be about experiencing the history and culture of an area. One of the best ways to experience the area's culture is to learn about its history. Visiting the region's museums or landmarks is a fine beginning, but staying in a Folkestone historic hotel can take you back to another era. Pack your duffel (you won't need a time machine) as your Folkestone famous hotel awaits.

If These Walls Could Talk

As soon as you pass through your Folkestone hotel's lobby, you'll be whisked to the past. With their Victorian-style $[} hotels and locations infused with a colourful history, you'll love the look and feel of your one-of-a kind accommodation. Although these accommodations are older, they have of the up-to-date comforts that allow you to relax during your stay. You'll find rooms outfitted with a comfortable bed, loads of character, and about anything else you may need for a marvellous stay.

After you've checked-in and had a look around your historic hotel, you can continue to take in this culturally-rich region by visiting the art galleries and renowned landmarks. Folkestone boasts the Kent Battle of Britain Museum Trust Ltd which can help extend your journey into Folkestone's past. If you want more ideas, it is nice to chat with your hotel's concierge. They might be able to point you to the city's favourite places to enjoy a meal or some of the best-kept secrets in Folkestone. You can also read through our review section. There you'll find recommendations which can offer suggestions on where other guests enjoyed an incredible brunch and some more worthwhile ventures.

Book a Folkestone Historic Hotel Today

If you are looking to get the most from your Folkestone visit, a stay in one of these vintage hotels will elevate your time spent in this historically-rich region. With Expedia's 8 one-of-a-kind accommodations to pick from, you're certain to find at a great rate. However, like the historical locations you're exploring, these deals won't last forever. Reserve soon to get your room in one of these unique properties.

Frequently asked questions

What should I expect on my historical trip to Folkestone?
A trip to the historical sites in Folkestone is probably at the top of your travel itinerary. And while you’re here, you can visit the bustling port and popular beaches. You can also discover the entertainment choices in this family-friendly area.
What's the best hotel in Folkestone to absorb the local history?
Based on our travel expertise, Best Western Clifton Hotel is a top 3-star hotel for history buffs booking on Expedia, and it features a restaurant and free WiFi. Dover Western Heights is a short 12-minute drive away. A couple of other options near historic sites include Best Western Plus Burlington Hotel and Grand Burstin Hotel Folkestone.
How many historical hotels will I find in Folkestone?
In Folkestone, you’ll find 71 hotels and other lodging options bookable on Expedia, including 5 designated as historic hotels or close to historic sites.
What are the must-see historical places and other sights to visit in Folkestone?
Favourite places to visit include Eurotunnel Folkestone Terminal, Leas Cliff Hall and Folkestone Harbour. Additionally, in the area, you’ll find Dover Castle and White Cliffs of Dover.
What is a historic hotel like in Folkestone?
By booking a historic hotel, guests can enjoy a holiday in a building that has an officially recognised historic designation. A stately home, palace or even a lodge, old police station or skyscraper can be transformed into a historic hotel as long as it’s a place of special interest. Traditional architecture and period features are often found in the public spaces and guestrooms of such hotels in Folkestone, giving a sense of history.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
“Heritage hotel” is a term often used in Asia and Europe, while “historic hotel” is a term often used in the U.S. overall though the terms are similar. The architecture and actual building of historic hotels tend to be the most important aspect. For a heritage hotel, it’s mainly the cultural value along with how it inspired the community.
Do historic hotels in Folkestone have modern facilities?
Hotels include modern conveniences and safety features you expect to find, while every effort is made to preserve historic facades and treasured traditions. Private rooms with updated bathroom facilities, heating and air conditioning, free and fast Internet, and the amenities found at a contemporary hotel should be available at a historic hotel. When you choose a historic hotel in Folkestone, don’t worry that you’ll find yourself staying at a place that is rundown or uncomfortable.

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