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Top tips for finding Folkestone hotel deals
If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Folkestone, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Folkestone in September and January.
Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Folkestone if you stay on a Saturday. The opposite is true for, Friday, which is usually the most expensive day.
Book more than 90 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Folkestone accommodation.
How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Folkestone for 2 days.
If you’d like to stay near the famous Leas Coastal Park, then check out the Westward Ho Hotel or the Best Western Clifton Hall. For something a little special, try The Grand, with its three restaurants and two bars all within a 100-year-old Grade Two listed building.
If you like the idea of staying above a great pub, then check into Folkestone’s Royal Norfolk Hotel, a family-run hostelry that offers a carvery lunch and other bar food in Gee’s Bar at the heart of the premises.
Lots of hotels in Folkestone offer free parking, including The Relish near the beach and Leas Cliff Hall. Merchant39 has free private parking on the premises and is located just a few streets back from the seafront, near Folkestone Garden of Remembrance.
Folkestone is not a large town, so even if you don’t stay in a beachfront hotel you won’t usually be more than a short walk from the coast. Try the Wycliffe Guest House or Wards Hotel, which are both located just a few streets back from the seafront.
For a slice of tradition, take a room at the Ship Inn at Sandgate beach with its English cottage architecture and view of the sea, traditional pub restaurant and choice of real ales in the bar.
FAQs when booking a hotel in Folkestone
Yes. The Holiday Inn Express - Channel Tunnel hotel is a short drive from the Channel Tunnel terminal and is easily accessed from the M20. The Premier Inn Folkestone - Channel Tunnel hotel is 2.5 miles from the rail terminal. They each have parking, family rooms and food available on the premises.
Folkestone’s Creative Quarter is home to artists’ studios, galleries and independent shops of all types and is a thriving part of this bustling town, filled with cafes, bars and restaurants. Chando’s Premier Hotel Folkestone is a short walk from Tontine Street, in the heart of the Creative Quarter. The Grand Burstin Hotel is another good option, located between the Creative Quarter and the seafront.
If you’re looking for a pet-friendly hotel in Folkestone, try the Best Western Plus Burlington Hotel in the central business district. It's a short walk from all the town’s amenities. The hotel charges approximately £15-£20 extra per pet, per night and accepts large pets. The Carlton Hotel on the beachfront also welcomes cats and dogs for around £10 per night, but only up to 10 kg.
Being on the coast, Folkestone is very popular with families. The Folkestone Grand Burstin Hotel is child-friendly and on the seafront, and it has the added bonus of an indoor pool for those rainy days. It also runs a cabaret at night for parents. The View Hotel in Folkestone is also popular with families and located within minutes of the beachfront. The Wycliffe B&B and guest house is also a good choice for families with large simple rooms in a Victorian house dating back to the late 1800s.
Hotels are safe environments for travellers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hotels in Folkestone. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.
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