Best Western Clifton Hotel

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Are you looking for a fine place to stay in Folkestone? Then look no further. The Best Western Clifton Hotel in Folkestone is perched on the famous Leas, with views across the Channel to France. Celebrated as a Folkestone landmark, the hotel is fabulously situated only fifty yards from the Leas Cliff Hall Conference and Entertainment Centre. The majestic sands of the East Cliff Beach are just a pleasant stroll away whilst the town centre and harbour are mere minutes away. As this charming hotel near the heart of Folkestone dates back to the 1864, you'll enjoy Victorian character as well as modern convenience during your stay.

The hotel facilities include a Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill restaurant overlooking private gardens, an Ocean Bleu lounge bar known for its cocktails and speciality gins and overlooking the English Channel, and a Costa Coffee lounge featuring an outdoor terrace. Free Wi-Fi internet is available throughout the hotel.

Whatever you want to do - shop till you drop, go for a walk or run on the Leas, enjoy a theatre show or simply relax at the hotel - we're certain you'll leave feeling fabulous and refreshed. With Dover Castle and the Kent Downs area of outstanding natural beauty also just down the road, youll never be short of places to see and things to do near Folkestone.

The Best Western Clifton Hotel makes an excellent base for trips to France, as its only three miles from the Channel Tunnel terminal and seven miles from the ferry port in Dover. You can also drive to the M20 motorway in just a few minutes. For these same reasons, the hotel makes an excellent conference venue in Folkestone. Not only can we accommodate guests crossing the Channel, but our superb function rooms mean that we can host your business meeting in style.

With Victorian character and a fantastic coastal location, the Best Western Clifton Hotel is sure to make for an incredibly memorable stay.

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For your information

No onsite car park . Hotel offers parking voucher for £3 per day for street parking, however availability cannot be guaranteed. Breakfast is a pre-plated cooked breakfast delivered to the guest's room

Rooms & Rates

Facilities

Dining and Bars

For fine evening dining or a light and informal lunch, visit our new Marco Pierre White Restaurant Bar and Grill restaurant and Ocean Bleu bar. We are proud to serve you some of the most exceptional food around that you would expect from a Marco Pierre White restaurant whilst you sit back and admire our impressive gardens next to the hotel

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Marco Pierre White Steakhouse

Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill treats guests to signature steaks, timeless English and French classics, and a comprehensive selection of premium cocktails. The menu is exclusively curated by Marco himself and is the perfect setting for any occasion from an intimate dinner for two to a family celebration. FREE car parking for all Marco Pierre White dining patrons subject to availability. Ask reception on arrival for details.

Opening hours

Breakfast: 07:00 - 11:00
Lunch: 12:00 - 14:30
Dinner: 18:00 - 22:00
Weekend times may vary
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Costa Coffee Lounge

The Costa Coffee lounge overlooks the sun terrace where one can enjoy a nice coffee & pastry. The Pastry Chef at the hotel prepares a superb range of pastries and cakes daily. If you're feeling peckish, there is a varied selection of hot and cold snacks. Open from midday to midnight, you can enjoy a warm welcome and convivial company whatever time you visit.

Opening hours

10:00-24:00
Weekend times may vary
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Ocean Bleu Bar & lounge

Overlooking the Famous Leas and the English Channel it offers a great place to relax. Open from 10 am each day the specialities available include seafood and a range of gins and champagne

Opening hours

10:00-23:45
Weekend times may vary

Weddings

If you're looking for a wonderful wedding venue in Folkestone, the Best Western Clifton Hotel fits the bill. We have excellent facilities for wedding receptions, private luncheons or dinner parties, and can offer the perfect venue for parties of 6 to 100 persons.

Registrar

Registry office:





Wedding Planner

For any enquiries please call Logesh Waran on

Location and Attractions

Getting there.

Sat nav users: type CT20 2EB

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Address
The Leas
Folkestone
CT20 2EB


What's nearby?

Meetings, Conferences and Events

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With its superb location and close links across the Channel, the Best Western Clifton Hotel is a great conference venue in Folkestone. Our function rooms feature stylish floor to ceiling windows, as well as wall-to-wall hospitality from our attentive staff.

PLEYDELL ROOM
The Pleydell room is situated on the ground floor overlooking the garden area and is suitable for meetings and dinner dance parties.

ROMNEY ROOM
The Romney room is situated on the ground floor, overlooking the garden area. It's suitable for training courses and can be used in conjunction with the Pleydell room, for some extra space.

GARDEN ROOM
The Garden room is situated on the ground floor and overlooks the garden area. The suite is ideal for smaller meeting and private dinner parties.

Available room set ups

Banquet
Boardroom
Classroom
Theatre
U shape




Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Pleydell 80 32 32 30 75
Romney 50 18 20 20 40
Garden 40 14 14 20 32
Bouverie 40 14 16 18 0
Have an enquiry?
Contact events on 0844 387 62 40

Amenities and Policies

Services: 24 Hour Room Service, Bars, Free WIFI, Golf Nearby, Lift to all floors, Restaurants
Internet: Free internet available throughout the hotel.
Parking: There is parking available nearby.
Check-in & Check-out: 14:00 | 11:00
Pets: Guide, hearing and assistance dogs only

Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 868 traveller reviews
Rating: 5 257
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Rating

Friendly staff

30/09/2020 michele62020,

Had a lovely night here during the difficult covid 10.00pm lock down. The hotel was spotless the staff sanitized very well after each customer in the bar and restaurant areas. I felt safe staying here... more

Rating

Good for a one-night stay, but no more

28/09/2020 BDFS10, London, United Kingdom

The hotel has an excellent location and clean, comfortable beds. Unfortunately this is where the positive ends. The rooms are clean, but are in desperately need of upgrading. The toilet we had was fit... more

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Breakfast staff

27/09/2020 HeatherJane88, London

My partner and I came for a two night stay at the Clifton hotel . The sea view was beautiful and the rooms a nice size. What really made the experience was the main guy on the breakfast service . He ... more

Rating

Fantastic seafront hotel

27/09/2020 N7411SUandrewc, Folkestone, United Kingdom

Lovely, comfortable hotel, great value for money and most importantly super friendly staff who do a fantastic job who were very accommodating were our dietary requirements. We will be returning in the... more

Rating

Very nice break

26/09/2020 695baptiste,

Enjoyed our stay. Very kind and helpful staff nothing was too much trouble. Very good value for money. The location is excellent and the sea views from room were so pleasant Would definitely recomm... more