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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel needs a good clean and update,the beds were uncomfortable,the room was dirty,the bathroom was disgusting,the floor tiling was all cracked.The balcony door did not close properly.The only good things about this hotel was the food and the sea view.

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Camberley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just had a night in this dog friendly hotel . The room was clean and comfortable and the staff friendly and welcoming. Unfortunately the people in the next room who arrived late and left early did not much care for other people wanting to sleep. The breakfast was nice and offered the usual choices, The location is right at the...

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London
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The staff and hotel is really foggy friendly. It's on the beach we were there during an amazing storm just before Christmas. Gave me back up heating nice bowls for dog and although they are ready for a renovation which is happening in March with fabulous staff frankly I'd come back often. Nothing is perfect but friendly helpful staff made...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First of all there is no reception area, you have to go to the bar and wait until it's your turn. The room was disgusting, cold, and dirty. The doors on the balcony wouldn't close. Stains on the bedding, sticky carpet, and the worst of all the bathroom. Just awful, I couldn't wait to go back home.

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Thank Liana S
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2016

The hotel was situated right on the sea front so lovely, in a quaint village atmosphere. The receptionist was friendly and helpful, the room was large and spacious, great value for money and much better than most of the chain type hotels. There was a nice balcony too and could sit on even at this time of year. Parking is...

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1Thank KateC C
Cambridge
Reviewed 31 October 2016

I've stayed at the Sandgate Hotel twice before. I'm not sure whats happening but the owners seem to leave the hotel to Rack and Ruin. The room we stayed in was falling apart. Bed although cosy was not that secure. Bolts and screws needed tightening up. The TV a little bigger that an A4 sheet of paper. Bathroom shower holder...

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Thank naest123
Doncaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 October 2016

How do I start ? I have been coming to Folkestone since 1977 and know the area well...my family settled there. I was visiting them on Friday 21st to Sunday 23rd October. On our journey from Doncaster we had a puncture so I informed the hotel that we would be late arriving. We arrived at 11.00pm. I am diabetic. I...

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5Thank christine d
Horbranz, Austria
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Very nice view, helpful staff, good food! But the hotel is very old, dirty! We had the rooms above, the windows were not possible to open! The bathroom was not clean, found hair from the last guest! On the day we left, we have been early- we got no breakfast and no lunch package-because nobody told us, that we could...

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1Thank carters60
Maidstone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed for one night at the Sandgate Hotel which was a big mistake. The room was awful. No remote for the tiny television, no walk in shower, no glass in the bathroom, no hairdryer, no saucers for the teacups and only one sachet of coffee and 2 teabags. The double bed was small and creaked, the mattress was hard...

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Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

What a dreadful dreadful place and an embarrassing example of what we are offering for holiday makers from here in this country and from over seas. The room was dirty, the mattress was very badly torn, sheets unironed, ceiling stained all over, walls dirty in desperate need of decorating, furniture was broken and quite frankly only fit for a bonfire,...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
The Sandgate Hotel Restaurant
The Sandgate Hotel Restaurant
Cuisines: British, Bar, Contemporary, Pub
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Sandgate Hotel

Address: The Esplanade | The Esplanade, Sandgate, Folkestone CT20 3DY, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Folkestone > Sandgate
Price Range: RM192 - RM277 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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