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Bognor Regis
Reviewed 29 May 2015

The hotel is in a great position with a lovely view out to sea. Went for a romantic evening meal and we were the only 2 eating in the restaurant. The service was ok but the food was a let down. For a restaurant by the sea the sea food was average at best. I don't think I've ever had...

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Pontefract, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 May 2015 via mobile

We called into the Sandgate Hotel for lunch after walking along the Lower Leas from Folkstone.The hotel staff were friendly,pleasant and polite.We had an excellent lunch well presented,good sized portions,and very good quality.A very presentable bottle of white wine at a reasonable price.Would recommend to any one especially after the walk we had done.

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Reviewed 2 May 2015 via mobile

I booked this hotel as a last minute deal. Originally I was looking to book through www.booking.com, however when I went onto the Sandgate website itself, I ended up saving myself £30 for exactly the same service to what I was offered through the comparison website, so I was very impressed to begin with. Due to booking on the website,...

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Kent
Reviewed 29 April 2015

I have been here a couple of times (why I went again I'll never know). The menu items look interesting, however after what is a very long wait (40 minutes when the restaurant is half empty) they are ultimately disappointing. The oil used for chips is clearly very old, salads wilted, bread invariably stale / hard. I felt that I...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 April 2015

Not sure where to start! Location is nice as had a sea view room but this hotel needs so much doing to it! Room very basic, but thankfully a clean (and comfy) bed (was a bit worried after reading other reviews!), although a stained and dusty chair in the corner and pillows that were about 1 inch thick! Brown water...

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2Thank Angie C
Reviewed 10 April 2015 via mobile

My partner and I stayed in the hotel, along with friends, for a wedding. We were greeted with very friendly staff and the 24 hour bar is brilliant since we all wanted a good catch up. However, the actual room was in a pretty poor state. In need of a deep clean! The bathroom was disgusting. The toilet looked like...

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3Thank Amy61089
Reviewed 26 March 2015

There are so many reviews on this site that reflect our visit that I am sorry that the hotel staff who were really pleasant seem to be ignoring them and thus preventing return visits form people like us. The breakfast was really good for the size of the hotel, freshly cooked and slight variations to the menu agreed with ease....

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 March 2015 via mobile

Shame that the staff were excellent and very helpful but the hotel was creaky and tired. First night late evening a dog was incessantly barking in the room opposite. I phoned reception and the dog owners were told to quieten the dog which to be fair they did. Woken at 5 in the morning by people in room above banging...

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Folkestone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 March 2015

We celebrated my wife's 40th birthday in the function room at Sandgate Hotel. Front of House Manager, Lillie, was excellent in assisting in the preparation, with her colleague Dan complimenting this excellence on the evening, ably assisted by a colleague. The function room itself provided an ideal location for our celebration, wonderful atmosphere, sensibly furnished & comfortably accommodating about forty...

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Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 March 2015

Needs a thorough deep clean throughout and some re decorating looking very tired and uncared for. Room not even vacumed. Was a cheap short break with sea view balcony. Had lots of coastal walks. Lovely pub just around the corner where we had some brilliant meals.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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: Bar, British, Contemporary, Pub
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( 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: RM228 - RM534 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Sandgate Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 15
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Sandgate Hotel Folkestone
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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Roobydoos, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Stay on the beach”
R3370XWmichaeld, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room 4 has a great view of the sea, but during high season road below might get busy.”
nyoung28, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Do not stay here”
mullicub, 26 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I haven't got any suggestions”
303lianas, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
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