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.
24 Hour Room Service, Bars, Free WIFI, Golf Nearby, Lift to all floors, Restaurants
There is parking available nearby.
Pets not accepted
Guide, hearing and assistance dogs only
Free WIFI available throughout the hotel
Check-in & Check out15:00 | 11:00
The Leas, Clifton Gardens, Folkestone, Kent, CT20 2EB, England
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Restaurants & Bars

Delicious food in a gorgeous restaurant

On Europe's doorstep, you'll find continental cuisine aplenty, as well as traditional English dishes.

  • 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
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
Weekend times may vary


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.

For any enquiries please call Logesh Waran on 01303 851231

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 and 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

The below information shows the capcity of each meeting room based on the room setup type.

Room Name 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: 979 reviews
Excellent 29%
Very Good 33%
Average 20%
Poor 8%
Terrible 6%

Mxdoyle, wrote review 16/05/2022

Wonderful stay as the Clifton for a family gathering

The bar staff Abhi and Amit were tremendous hosts dealing with a large family group. Excellent and efficient service, expertly mixed cocktails and the food was very good with an exceptional chicken cu... more


rcresswell123, wrote review 03/05/2022

Quaint but comfortable bedrooms

Bedrooms are slightly dated but everything in good working order. Large comfortable bed to lounge around on while watching tv, eating good food delivered by room service. Service at the bar, restauran... more


mowtastic, wrote review 03/05/2022

Lovely place to stay with a Marco Pierre White restaurant

The restaurant is amazing Sunday lunch is to die for & breakfast is my favourite and the breakfast coffee is fantastic Fantastic location for some great walks along the Leas and down the cliffs. Amazi... more


Jeffrey S, wrote review 29/04/2022

Poor customer service

Booked through as we thought it was in Dover. We called to ask to change hotels and where told we would be charged for the room. At this point we should have just took our lumps and ... more

Owner Response
neil lomas, Other at Best Western Clifton Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Jeffrey Thank you for your review, although I am having issues tracing your reservation within the system, perhaps it was booked under a different name ? I am genuinely sorry you found the staff miserable as this is not the usual standard of service we offer as can be verified upon reading various other reviews, nonetheless, please accept my apologies for any misconception created. It would appear that Best Western were following the reservation terms & conditions associated with your booking and as each Best Western Hotel is independently owned, it is not possible to transfer funds from one business to another-especially as there would most likely be a difference in the price of the rooms The bedrooms are scheduled to begin their delayed refurbishment in September so the issue you found with the age/condition will be resolved as part of this, I will however, discuss your feedback with the housekeeping contractors so they can look at improving the levels of hygiene when they fall below our approved standards Once again, thank you for your feedback, it has been very helpful Kind regards Neil

christined589, wrote review 26/04/2022

Miss Dalton

Lovely hotel,Staff are all brilliant and so helpful,Room bit wonky, But very clean.Have eaten in restaurant and bar and food was lovely, And they know how to make a cocktail.Definitely be going back v... more

Owner Response
neil lomas, Other at Best Western Clifton Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Miss Dalton Thank you so very much for your wonderful feedback and kind comments, these are very much appreciated and I hope we will have the chance to look after you on many future occasions Kind regards Neil