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Reviewed 9 August 2016

Welcoming.very clean.great complimentary tea coffee water etc.Restaurant relaxing great food would recomend.ideal spot overlooking sea.was in 103 ground floor .clean and pleasant.will be back.thank you

2Thank bizlil
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Myself and my husband visited this hotel on Sat 30th July for my birthday. Room excellent sea view. Staff very unprofessional especially the duty manager called Poppy Wakefield rude ignorant and extremely unhelpful. Food average. Shame as hotel surroundings beautiful.

13Thank Fiona D
Canterbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Revisited the restaurant for a special meal. Plaice beautifully cooked, and excellent selection of wine by the glass, moderately priced. Sat outside in summer sunshine. Appalling service from senior management. Please sort this.

8Thank Barbara A
Ramsgate, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Went for breakfast here with some friends. The food was luke warm and took ages to arrive. The coffee was undrinkable. The service was poor. When are people going to realise that staff need training. Overall this was a poor experience which I certainly won't be repeating

10Thank rovingsteve
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Had a superior sea view room which was worth paying extra for, with one window and a French door with small balcony.The views were fantastic and as it was very hot while we were there we had lots of fresh air .The only downside were non residents talking outside but only up to half eleven . The food was a...

3Thank nell63
bishops stortford
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Nice location, though if you come in one particular way there is an unmade road to negotiate. Lovely walks across the cliff tops. Room was small and bathroom so tiny that if you sat on the toilet and stretched your legs they would be in the shower. Huge aircon unit dominated the small room but the good news was that...

1Thank barry m
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Lovely salad nicoise but no olives. Tuna steak cooked well and a decent size but a long wait of an hour to be served. Fish and chips also nice but a tad bland. Go for the salad! Good that they allow dogs too. Great location for the beach and walks in Botany Bay.

2Thank FrancineWJ
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Oh my goodness, the sea bream and crab linguine was amazing, Samphire made it extra special. Not good for the hips but lush. Hubby and son had similar experiences with their food. Steak and ale pie and a burger with the best chips ever. We will be back. X

2Thank Griffgroff
Rainham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 July 2016

My partner booked this as a surprise to cheer me up. It was a lovely drive. On check in we were given room 105 the corner on the bottom floor. Lovely room, nice little amenities and everything you might need. We went and ate in the restaurant- didnt really count the time as we watched the dog walkers and boats......

3Thank HazelDS
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Great stay at the Botany Bay . Utterly fabulous location . We had the feature room - lovely large room with bay window and doors leading to balcony. No road noise at all just the seagulls from very early in the morning. Close to good walks all round the lovely bays and Botany Bay beach was wonderful at all times...

3Thank Jane W

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
The Botany Bay Hotel Restaurant
The Botany Bay Hotel Restaurant
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Perched on the beautiful cliff top at Kingsgate Bay, The Botany Bay Hotel in Broadstairs promises a tranquil and peaceful getaway - whether it's for a long weekend, a wedding, birthday celebration or just a lunch hour. Stay in one of 30 en-suite bedrooms, enjoy a pint of real ale in the lounge bar or sample fantastic food (with a view of the sea) in one of the best restaurants in Broadstairs. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Botany Bay Hotel

Address: Marine Drive, Kingsgate CT10 3LG, England (Formerly The Fayreness Hotel)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Isle of Thanet > Kingsgate
Price Range: RM337 - RM855 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Botany Bay Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 29
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Fayreness Hotel Kingsgate
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“If you can, ask for a room with a sea view. Seems a shame to have a wonderful clifftop location and not make use of the views.”
 of 5 bubbles catfish_hurdles, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are lovely”
 of 5 bubbles sharonh897, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Very dark in the corridors up to the rooms, mind your step.”
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“go for the corner turret room with a view”
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“The family suite was fantastic - highly recommended.”
 of 5 bubbles dianea14u, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
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