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Folkestone hotels and places to stay

The Grand
3.5 out of 5
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0.66 mi from city centre
4/5Very Good! (60 reviews)

"We had a beautiful suite and found it to be very comfortable and well equipped.. ideal for a family with 2 children with asd that dont socialize very easily!and find crowds and noise hard to deal with at the grand we had none of that ..Highly recommend"…"

Reviewed on 27 Feb 2020

The Grand
The Portland Hotel
2.5 out of 5
The price is £40 per night
0.28 mi from city centre
3.7/5Good! (118 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

The Portland Hotel
The Wycliffe Guest House
3 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £65 per night
0.48 mi from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (75 reviews)

"Lovely helpful lady absolutely lovely host, the rooms are spacious and clean. Facilities are good and great communal areas."…"

Reviewed on 7 Dec 2019

The Wycliffe Guest House
The Rob Roy Guest House
3 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £62 per night
0.84 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (169 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 17 Feb 2020

The Rob Roy Guest House
Rocksalt
4 out of 5
4-5 Fishmarket, Folkestone, England
The price is £140 per night
0.38 mi from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (37 reviews)

"Room generally was excellent - well appointed, modern, cozy and in a great location. The staff who checked me in and sorted out my initial issues were excellent"…"

Reviewed on 4 Nov 2019

Rocksalt
Kentmere Guest House
3 out of 5
76 Cheriton Road, Folkestone, ENG
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0.29 mi from city centre
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 Clifton Hotel
3 out of 5
The Leas, Clifton Gardens, Folkestone, England
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0.3 mi from city centre
4/5Very Good! (558 reviews)

"Nice and clean though quite dated. The room was stiflingly hot with no apparent way to reduce the heat. There were no USB charging points at all. It was excellently situated for attending the Leas Cliff Hall for shows and for the prom. Staff were very pleasant."…"

Reviewed on 24 Feb 2020

Best Western Clifton Hotel
Sunny Lodge Guest House
The price is £65 per night
0.33 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (33 reviews)

"Great location to walk around Folkstone town, close enough to be walking distance but far enough away to avoid the noise of the town late nights. Has some off street parking and for me safe motorcycle parking was provided within the garden which was great. Nice rooms with facilities you'd ..."…"

Reviewed on 17 Sep 2019

Sunny Lodge Guest House
Westward Ho Hotel
2.5 out of 5
The price is £38 per night
0.48 mi from city centre
3.6/5Good! (86 reviews)
Fantastic value for money!

"A lovely modern, clean and comfortable room! Fantastic tea and coffee station. Staff very helpful when we asked for help where to get a quick dinner. Very impressed for the price!"…"

Reviewed on 27 Feb 2020

Westward Ho Hotel
Grand Burstin Hotel Folkestone
3 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £36 per night
0.32 mi from city centre
3/5 (1,838 reviews)

"Everything was so perfect . I meant do really liked it I come back in the Future soon"…"

Reviewed on 3 Mar 2020

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Visiting Folkestone

Budget-minded travellers will find good deals in Folkestone, and visitors give high marks for the seaside and entertainment choices. This welcoming city also attracts tourists with its theatres. Around the area, top sights include Dover Museum, Dover Castle and Dover Western Docks Ferry Terminal. In Folkestone, there are 46 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.

Sightseeing and Staying in Folkestone

The city is well known for its theatres and cultural venues like Kent Battle of Britain Museum and Elham Valley Railway Museum. Notable city landmarks like Eurotunnel Folkestone Terminal and Battle of Britain Memorial might be worth a visit. The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the the sea and these places to visit: Folkestone Beach, Lower Leas Coastal Park and Sandgate Beach.

As you plan your holiday retreat, you'll find 46 hotels and other accommodation options to select from in Folkestone. Below are highly ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Sunny Lodge Guest House - Amenities at this 3-star guesthouse include free parking and free WiFi. It's a favourite with Expedia travellers for its breakfast and clean, quiet rooms.
  • Best Western Plus Burlington Hotel - Our customers like the dining options and overall value at this hotel. This 4-star hotel features a restaurant, free WiFi and 2 bars.
  • The Wycliffe Guest House - This 3-star bed & breakfast features free WiFi, free parking and a bar. Expedia customers like its convenient parking and comfortable, quiet rooms.

Top places to visit around the area include Dover Museum, 6.7 mi/10.8 km from the heart of the city, and Dover Castle, which is 7.1 mi (11.5 km) away.

Getting around Folkestone

With so many ways to get around, seeing Folkestone is simple. If you want to journey outside 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.

Dressing for Folkestone

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 11°C, whilst night-time temperatures stay around 1°C
  • From April to June, the average is 20°C during the day and 4°C at night
  • July to September sees average temperatures of 22°C during the day and 10°C at night
  • Between October and December, you can expect 16°C as the daytime average and 3°C as the night-time average
  • Folkestone gets about 697 millimetres of rain per year
  • August and July are usually the hottest months averaging 21°C, while February and January are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 2°C

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Folkestone?
Wards Hotel is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 3-star hotel offers free breakfast and a restaurant. Reviews from our site also recommend View Hotel Folkestone and The Wycliffe Guest House as top options for your stay.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Folkestone, will I receive a refund?
Yes, the majority of room reservations are fully refundable as long as you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before the scheduled arrival. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, you may still be able to cancel and get a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Add your dates and click on “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to get the top deals on offer in Folkestone.
What's the best budget-friendly accommodation in Folkestone?
Based on reviews, Grand Burstin Hotel Folkestone is a popular 3-star hotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and an indoor pool. Other good options for your budget-friendly stay include The Southcliff and Portland Hotel.
What's the best accommodation option for a family holiday to Folkestone?
Best Western Clifton Hotel is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and laundry facilities. Other good options for your child-friendly holiday include The Southcliff and Holiday Inn Express Folkestone - Channel Tunnel. Also, children of all ages will enjoy a visit to Leas Lift.
What's the best place to stay for a romantic holiday in Folkestone?
Holiday Inn Express Folkestone - Channel Tunnel is a favourite hotel for couples, and features an al fresco restaurant and a bar. Other good choices for a stay with your sweetheart include Best Western Clifton Hotel and Grand Burstin Hotel Folkestone.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Folkestone?
The Rob Roy Guest House is a top dog-friendly guesthouse and offers free WiFi for its human guests. Other good options for you and your pet include Holiday Inn Express Folkestone - Channel Tunnel and Grand Burstin Hotel Folkestone.
What's the best hotel to stay near the beach in Folkestone?
Wards Hotel is a top 3-star beach hotel with a restaurant and free WiFi. Other good choices to stay near the beach include Kentmere Guest House and View Hotel Folkestone. Head to Folkestone Beach or Sandgate Beach for some quality time by the water.
What's the best high-end place to stay in Folkestone?
Best Western Plus Burlington Hotel is a 4-star hotel with a restaurant and 2 bars, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for a pampered stay.
What's the best boutique hotel in Folkestone?
The Relish is a favourite 4-star guesthouse with Expedia travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features free breakfast and free parking. If you want to stay at a boutique hotel, you might also want to look at View Hotel Folkestone.
What's the best place to stay if I'm looking to play golf in Folkestone?
Best Western Plus Burlington Hotel is a 4-star hotel featuring a restaurant and free WiFi, and it’s a top choice for playing a round of golf. You can tee off at Sene Valley Golf Club during your trip.
What is the best spa hotel in Folkestone?
Garden Lodge Guest House & Restaurant is a top spa hotel featuring a restaurant and a pool. Kick back and relax in the hot tub. Another popular spa hotel in Folkestone is Grand Burstin Hotel Folkestone.
How is it to stay in Folkestone?
Families will find child-friendly activities in Folkestone, and visitors give high marks for the seaside and entertainment choices. This welcoming city also attracts tourists with its theatres. Dover Castle, White Cliffs of Dover and Eurotunnel Folkestone Terminal are some of the top sights around the area. In Folkestone, there are 68 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.

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