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Best Western Clifton Hotel, The Leas Clifton Gardens, Folkestone
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HOTEL RATING: 
VERY GOOD
4 out of 5 (1086 Ratings)
1.4 miles from Folkestone centre
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Hotel Description
Free Wi-Fi an on-site restaurant bar and views of the English Channel are big draws at the non-smoking Best Western Clifton Hotel located just three miles from the Eurotunnel. This Victorian hotel overlooking the water has 80 non-smoking rooms on four floors. All rooms have private baths and most offer sea views. Rooms are traditionally furnished and offer coffeemakers bathrobes satellite TV AM/FM clock radios desks and free Wi-Fi. Get energized for exploring local attractions with breakfast (for an extra charge) and a free newspaper. Later on you can relax in the comfortable lobby cocktail lounge or on the terrace before dinner. The restaurant overlooks the gardens and is open for three meals a day. The hotel provides business services a guest laundromat and 24-hour room service. Off-site parking is available. Set on the Leas across the channel from France the hotel is a two-minute stroll from the Leas Cliff Hall Conference and Entertainment Centre. The shops and Galleries on Folkestone's High Street are approximately a 10-minute walk away. Less than a mile away is the Leas Lift a funicular water-balanced lift that whisks you to spectacular cliff-top views of the coast. The Eurotunnel is three miles away and the ferry terminal at the Port of Dover is a 20-minute drive away. Visit Dover Castle with its Norman keep explore secret tunnels that served as a wartime hospital and gaze at the famous white chalk cliffs. If you're in a shopping mood the Designer Outlet Mall in Ashford is about 25 minutes away. It's 75 miles to Gatwick London Airport.

Check-in time: 14:00   Check-out time: 11:00
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Amenities View More
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Non Smoking
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Accessible
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Free Internet
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Free Breakfast
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Free Parking
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Swimming Pool
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Fitness Center
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Business Center
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Airport Shuttle
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Pets Allowed
Other Amenities
` Restaurant
` Laundry
` Meeting/Banquet Facilities
` Newspapers
` Room Service
` Terrace
` Bar
` Concierge Service
` 24-Hour Front Desk
` Dry cleaning
` Shoeshine
` Breakfast in the room
` Ironing service
` Billiards
` Table tennis
` Packed lunches
` Heating
` Fax/photocopying
` Ticket service
` Snack bar
` Shared lounge/TV area
` Beachfront
` Daily maid service
` golf course (within 3 km)
` All Spaces Non-Smoking (Public and Private)
` Baggage Storage
` Facilities for Disabled Guests
` Game Room
` Non-smoking Rooms
` Restaurant With Dining Menu
` Safe
` Special Diet Meals (upon request)
` WiFi available in all areas

Best Western Clifton Hotel Guest Reviews

OVERALL AVERAGE SCORE: 
VERY GOOD (4 out of 5)

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1.9

Poor - 1.9 out of 5

Ek Mon, 22 April 2019

Shockingly basic hotel

Liked: Despite the stunning reception area and fancy entrance, the actual rooms are disappointingly basic.
Disliked: Very basic, dated, and badly maintained bedrooms. Taps broken, toilet flush system broken, curtains let in light because they?re not hanging properly, floors are uneven, floorboards are creaking, and generally badly maintained rooms. We also found random hairs on the bed and in the basin. The locks have been replaced, but the door frames are extremely poor. All in all, it was a disappointing stay for us. The lift only takes two people at a time and you have to wait ages for it to return or take the stairs all the way up to the 4th floor with luggage. No car parking available even though they advertise it as having parking.

4.4

Excellent - 4.4 out of 5

Rebecca Mon, 22 April 2019

Fabulous

Liked: Great location and view. A bit of a walk from the harbour

3.2

Pleasant - 3.1 out of 5

Phillips Sun, 21 April 2019

Executive room doesn't mean its...

Liked: Right on the sea front
Disliked: Well it was meant to be an executive room but it had bunk beds in it can do with a bit of DIY on the bathroom door

4.2

Very Good - 4.2 out of 5

Dave Sat, 20 April 2019

Too hot to bear, spoilt...

Liked: Great location for lovely walk along seafront and near Euro tunnel. Good restaurant
Disliked: Room was unbearably hot even with radiator off, both sash windows open and fan on all night. Couldn?t sleep very well and dry heat caused a headache. Also tiny lift and very narrow corridor and awkward access to some rooms Limited on road parking.

4.6

Wonderful - 4.6 out of 5

Debra Tue, 16 April 2019

Perfect location for long walks...

Liked: Rooms were immaculately clean and both refreshments and toiletries were replenished daily. Plenty of space. Lift is small but a blessing. Food in bar was beautifully presented and delicious.
Disliked: The price of wine!

4.8

Exceptional - 4.8 out of 5

Sylvia Tue, 16 April 2019

Lovely Hotel in a lovely...

Liked: We stayed as a fairly large (13 people) group of friends , we were all very pleased with The Clifton . It is in a lovely location on The Leas but within easy walking distance to the town and Harbour . The staff were all very good and both welcoming and professional , we ate breakfast on both mornings of our stay , this was an excellent and varied buffet with a good choice of hot and cold dishes . All agreed their rooms were very clean and comfortable and enjoyed their stay . We did not eat there in the evenings but went into town where there is a good and varied choice (there are restaurants within a 5 minute walking distance if you do not want to go far). We found the town of Folkestone a pleasant surprise as visitors , well maintained public gardens and a lot of interesting things to see , the Harbour Arm that is being re-furbished , the ongoing contemporary art exhibition and Road of Rememberance to name a few. Transport in the area is excellent ,a fast rail service from London and frequent buses to local towns , Dover, Canterbury , Hythe , etc. Good choice of town and good choice of hotel . Thank you The Clifton .
Disliked: Leaving

5

Exceptional - 5 out of 5

Richard Mon, 15 April 2019

Exceptional

3.8

Good - 3.8 out of 5

Catherine Sun, 14 April 2019

Good

4.2

Very Good - 4.2 out of 5

Geoffrey Sun, 14 April 2019

Very good

4

Good - 4 out of 5

Anonymous Sun, 14 April 2019

Good

Disliked: Bit of a surly waiter at breakfast

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