Best Western Clifton Hotel

The Leas, Clifton Gardens, Folkestone, Kent, CT20 2EB, England
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Best Western Clifton Hotel

Best Western Clifton Hotel.

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 fabul show more

No onsite car park . Hotel offers parking voucher for £3 per day for street parking, however availability cannot be guaranteed.
Bars, Free WIFI, Golf Nearby, Lift to all floors, Restaurants, Twenty Four Hour Service
There is parking available nearby.
Pets not accepted
Guide, hearing and assistance dogs only
Free WIFI available throughout the hotel
Check-in & Check out14:00 | 11:00

Restaurants & 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

  • Marco Pierre White Steakhouse
  • Costa Coffee Lounge
  • Ocean Bleu Bar & lounge

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

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

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.

  • Wedding Service & Reception Venue
  • Catering

For any enquiries please call Events on 01303 851231

Wedding service and reception venue

Three separate function rooms are available, some of which are interconnecting if you want to spread out your party. The largest is our Pleydell room, which can accommodate up to a 100 guests, plus we have three medium-sized rooms for the more intimate celebrations. All offer natural lighting and tasteful decor. The hotel's private two-acre garden will provide a tranquil setting for your special event and many of your photographs.
The Hotel holds a licence to conduct Civil Ceremonies

Catering

Our team of dedicated wedding planners will ensure you have the day you've always dreamed about. We offer a variety of set menus and packages to suit any budget, whether you prefer a full, sit-down banquet or a more informal buffet. If you have bespoke requirements - vegetarian or childrens options, for example - talk to our team who will be pleased to discuss and accommodate for your needs.

Meetings & Events

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 w...

  • Pleydell
  • Romney
  • Garden

For any enquiries please contact events on 0844 387 62 40

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

Pleydell

The Pleydell Room is situated on the ground floor overlooking the Garden area and is suitable for both Meetings and Dinner Dance Parties

Romney

The Romney Room is situated on the ground floor overlooking the Garden area and id suitable for Training courses and can be used in conjunction with the Pleydell Room

Garden

The Garden Room is situated on the ground floor overlooking the Garden area suitable for smaller meeting and Dinner parties

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

Reviews of Best Western Clifton Hotel

Traveller Overview:
3.5 Rating: 807 reviews
Excellent 28%
Very Good 33%
Average 20%
Poor 9%
Terrible 7%
Rating

HaddaTraveller, wrote review 26/01/2020

Not a very good start

It’s not often I post a review of a hotel but this one is pretty bad I felt compelled. Arrived at the hotel at 8pm on a very wet and windy Sunday night. The hotel’s restaurant was a Marco Pierre-Whit... more

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michaelmQ8310WL, wrote review 24/01/2020

Overnight stay

Wonderful situation in a Georgian terrace with views from the bar out to sea and onto a private garden. Staff very friendly and helpful. Delicious English breakfast. Safe parking ( in a municipal park... more

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channieb2016, wrote review 21/01/2020

Fabulous

I went for a couple of drinks with my dad for a catch up. I love this place beautiful inside with polite professional bar staff. The gentleman made me a few mocktails and they was delicious. I highly ... more

Owner Response
Neil L, Group General Manager at Best Western Clifton Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Channieb Thank you for your review and the fabulous comments included. I am really pleased we we able to help with you and your Dad's catch up. I will make sure the bar staff are praised on your behalf and we look forward to welcoming you back again on many future occasions Kindest regards Neil
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Metropole23a, wrote review 14/01/2020

Winter Afternoon Tea Treat

Today we have a lovely Winter afternoon tea with some friends. The food was beautifully presented and tasted delicious. The staff were very attentive, in particular Zaida, who served us with unlimit... more

Owner Response
Neil L, Group General Manager at Best Western Clifton Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Guest Thank you for letting us know how much you enjoyed your afternoon tea visit and the attentive service, this is very much appreciated & I will make sure Zaida is made aware of your comments and thanked on your behalf Our Winter Afternoon Tea is new for this year and I am pleased the chef's creations went down well :-) I hope we will have the chance to impress you further on future visits, but in the meantime, thank you again for taking the time to give us your review, it has been really helpful and motivating Kind regards Neil
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denles, wrote review 12/01/2020

Boy was it windy !

2nd stay here and I am still in love ❤️ with it. So much character and charm. It was very windy during the night and the old sash windows really did rattle but didn’t worry us it just added to the atm... more

Owner Response
Neil L, Group General Manager at Best Western Clifton Hotel, responded to this review
Hi Denles Thank you from a still very windy Folkestone for you lovely words of praise and support, this means so much to everyone here and we are truly grateful to you for taking the time to post your feedback here. I am really pleased your second stay reaffirmed your love for the Clifton and I look forward to making your acquaintance sometime during your 3rd visit next month Once again, thank you for making us smile Kind regards Neil