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Enjoy the south coast scenery.

This 4-star hotel is just 1 minute walk from the beach, a 10 minute walk from Dover's port, and a 5 minute walk from the town centre. It offers tours of Dover, charming Regency decor, and many rooms with picturesque waterfront views.

We have a fantastically dedicated team who truly love looking after all our guests and delivering a fabulous experience. From the bar to the spa, and beyond, they will all make you feel welcome.

The hotel is in a Georgian terrace house, steeped in history, nestled under the famous White Cliffs in the shadow of Dover Castle with uninterrupted views out over the English Channel.

Enjoy a light bite or gourmet dinner; onsite Starbucks coffee or traditional English tea; or our extensive wine selection from The Waterfront Restaurant's beautiful sea-facing terrace. Guests can also enjoy light snacks in the bar and terrace or the Waterfront Cafe overlooking the Dover coastline.

Hotel facilities feature free high-speed internet access and complimentary parking. There are 3 function/meeting rooms and the Hotel front desk is open 24-hours The Waterfront Spa and Health Club has 7 spa treatment rooms, sauna, steam room Jacuzzi and gym.

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Dover Waterfront
Waterloo Crescent

CT17 9BP
For enquiries or to make a reservation please call 0844 387 6294*


Parking opposite hotel. Pass available from reception. Arriving guests should park in loading bays at front entrance, Cambridge Rd, to collect pass. Guests can enjoy free use of the gym in the Health Club. We are improving our guest experience by installing air conditioning to our rooms. Work is restricted 9am to 6pm and disruption is minimal. We apologies for any inconvenience.
Bars, Free WIFI, Gym, Restaurants, Sauna, Twenty Four Hour Service, Lift to all floors, Spa Pool/Jacuzzi
Free internet available throughout the hotel
There is parking available nearby.
Pets: No Pets accepted Guide and hearing dogs only
Check-in & Check-out
14:00 | 11:00


Dining and Bars

Chef Kingsley


Mr. White's English Chophouse

Stunning sea views, a warm relaxed atmosphere, great food & outstanding service, the Waterfront Restaurant really is a special place to dine.

Our talented chefs prepare fresh, local produce with flair & imagination. Linger over breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea or dinner & soak up the view!

Opening hours

Breakfast: 06:30 - 10:30
Lunch: 12:00 - 14:30
Dinner: 18:00 - 22:00
Weekend times may vary

Waterfromt Bar

The Waterfront Bar & Lounge is the perfect place to relax and enjoy a coffee or quiet drink. A selection of fine wines, continental beers, spirits and our very own special cocktail menu are available for you to enjoy after a day of sightseeing or working.

Overlooking the Dover sea front with the Dover Castle in the background, plus an outdoor seating area, the Waterfront Bar & Lounge is the perfect place to catch up with friends or to sit and have a quiet drink.

For those feeling hungry there are special bar menu meals available.

Opening hours

Weekend times may vary


Royal Cinque Ports

Course information

Course Type: Links
Location: Off Site
Holes: 18
Par: 72
Distance: 6482 Yards
Handicap required


10.9 miles away in Deal


9 holes Yes

Royal St Georges

Course information

Course Type: Links
Location: Off Site
Holes: 18
Par: 70
Distance: 6630 Yards
Handicap required


14.2 miles away in Sandwich


9 holes Yes

Spa & Leisure

The Waterfront Spa is open 7 days a week and treatment is by appointment. The Spa offers an extensive choice of treatments from Pedicures, massages, to specialist face treatments



Our Spa has 3 treatment rooms. Customers also enjoy free access to our Gym and Sauna on the day

No. of treatment rooms: 7
Minimum guests (per booking): 1
Maximum guests (per booking): 10

No children under 16 permitted

Opening times

Monday: 09:00- 19:00
Tuesday: 09:00- 19:00
Wednesday: 09:00- 19:00
Thursday: 09:00- 19:00
Friday: 09:00- 19:00
Saturday: 09:00- 19:00
Sunday: 10:00- 17:00

Leisure Facilities

  • Spa

  • Sauna

  • Relaxation Area

  • Gym

  • Steam Room

  • Jacuzzi


The fully equipped Gym is open for hotel guests from 7am to 9pm, 7 days a week.



The treatments are all given by fully trained and qualified professionals. All treatments are to be booked in advance

Type Treatment Time (mins) price (from)
Health & Beauty Facial 55 £55.00
Manicure 25 £15.00
Pedicure 60 £35.00
Salt Scrub 25 £35.00
Trio Of Treatments 90 £89.00
Waxing 15 £10.00
Massage Aromatherapy Massage 55 £65.00
Back, Neck Shoulder Massage 25 £35.00
Head Massage 25 £30.00
Sports Massage 55 £60.00
Swedish Massage 55 £55.00


Boasting panoramic sea views and a beautiful bridal suite, this period Victorian hotel is an elegant venue that is both stunning and breath-taking.

We are proud of our exemplary service, superb food and an outstanding attention to detail.
The hotel offers the most impressive backdrop for your wedding with a sophisticated boutique feel to the interior dcor giving couples that touch of class. It takes advantage of a unique waterfront location with fantastic views of the sea, the magnificent white cliffs and Dover castle.
We have three beautiful rooms licensed for civil ceremonies.

The personal attention of our experienced Wedding Consultant will give you complete confidence. She will be on hand to advise on anything to do with your special day in the months and weeks prior to your wedding and on the day itself.

Our bespoke service ensures you have a stress free day with wonderful memories to treasure forever.

Please call or email us to arrange a viewing, get a quote and have an informal chat about your special day.


Wedding service and reception venue

Discos, live bands, celebrities, magicians, a Master of Ceremonies, tribute acts. We can invite one or all of the above to your wedding celebrations! Whatever you want to theme your big day around, we'll go the extra mile to make it happen.


Our Gourmet Chef is renowned for his unique fusions of cuisines. Whatever you want us to serve up, we'll do it in stylewith a smile! From 5-course banquets to light lunch buffets, we will work with you to design a magical menu.

Honeymoon Suite

Our King sized four-poster Honeymoon Suite was designed by one of the countrys most respected interior designerswhich makes it the perfect place to enjoy your big night in! The Balcony is the perfect setting to unwind and relax with a glass of Champagne, as you toast the beautiful sunset as newlyweds.


Registry office:
The Kent Registration Service
Invicta House, Maidstone, Kent ME14 1XX

Aimee is very experienced in ensuring that the dream wedding becomes a reality.

She will be available to assist you with a

For any enquiries please call Aimee Langley on 01304 203633

Location and Attractions

Getting there.

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Nearest motorway: M20, J, 6.00 miles
Nearest train station: Dover Priory, 0.70 miles
Nearest airport: london Gatwick, 80.00 miles

Dover Waterfront
Waterloo Crescent
CT17 9BP

What's nearby?


  • Kent County Cricket Ground (16 miles)

  • Dover Athletic Football Ground (4 miles)

  • Dover Swimming & Fitness Leisure Centre (0.3 miles)

  • The Royal St. George's Golf Club (10 miles)

  • Broome Park Golf Course (12 miles)

Cities & Attractions

  • Ferry Terminal (0.4 miles)

  • Passenger Cruise Terminal (1 miles)

  • Canterbury Cathedral (13 miles)

  • Dover Castle (3 miles)

  • White Cliffs Of Dover (1 miles)


  • De Bradelei Wharf Shopping Centre, Kent (0.1 miles)

  • Dover Town Shopping Centre (0.4 miles)

  • Deal Town Shopping Centre (9 miles)

  • Mccarthur Glen Warehouse outlet (35 miles)

  • Canterbury Town Centre (16 miles)

Meetings, Conferences and Events


The Best Western Plus Dover Marina Hotel & Spa's range of well appointed meeting & conference rooms are available for your exclusive use. Ideal for meetings, training courses, private dinners, weddings and banquets, the versatility of our rooms, which are all fully equipped to meet your requirement, means we can accommodate up to 110 attendees.

Available room set ups

U shape

Blenheim Suite

An ideal meeting room for medium size meetings

Chartwell Suite

The largest of our function rooms which can seat 110 theatre style

Churchill Suite

The smallest of our function rooms. Suitable for small private dinners, interviews, and small private meetings

Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Blenheim Suite 40 24 15 20 24
Chartwell Suite 110 48 40 50 80
Churchill Suite 20 8 8 12 10
Have an enquiry?
Contact events on 0845 620 0506


TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 1394 traveller reviews
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Excellent hotel, perfectly situated

20/09/2018 Hatt, Wales

I spent two nights at this hotel recently. The hotel is situated right next to the beach in between the two harbours. I paid the extra for a balcony room and it was well worth it. The hotel was ... more


Warm / noisy stay, id expect more but ok for one night

16/09/2018 StroudGreener, London, United Kingdom

Nice seafront location with friendly staff. We didn’t have time to eat in the restaurant but it looked good. Our room on the 4th floor, felt a bit dated (especially the bathroom), and was at the back ... more

Owner Response
bwmarina, General Manager at Best Western Plus Dover Marina Hotel & Spa, responded to this review
Dear Guest, Thanks for taking the time to share your experience with us. We really appreciate your loyalty and taking the time to share your valued comments in regards to your recent stay with us. On behalf of our entire team, I would like to apologize for not meeting your expectations. Your satisfaction is important to us and we will be using the feedback you gave us to implement improvements to ensure we offer a better experience for guests in the future. We have completed refurbishment in our Sea view deluxe rooms and currently started refurbishment on some of the bedrooms from second floor onward until the Summer of 2019. Please accept my sincere apologies for your experience which is indeed not a reflection of our usual level of service. please do let us know when you are next returning so that we can ensure you have a trouble-free experience. We appreciate your loyalty towards the Best Western Brand and we look forward to having the pleasure of welcoming you back soon. Kind regards, Suresh Abbas General Manage

Overnight stay

14/09/2018 Ashleigh L,

Friendly staff. Comfortable bed with sea view room looking on to the promenade and harbour. Great coffee the next morning outside. Rooms are getting refurbished so no aircon at the moment but there wa... more

Owner Response
bwmarina, General Manager at Best Western Plus Dover Marina Hotel & Spa, responded to this review
Dear Guest, Wow, five starts! Thank you so much for your sharing your positive review with everyone, we very much appreciate it. We are delighted that you had a fantastic stay with us. We are really pleased that you like our coffee and excellent location. Thank you for recommending us to everyone. We very much look forward to welcoming you back to Best Western Dover Marina in the near future. Kind regards, Suresh Abbas General Manager

Excellent staff

14/09/2018 Kevprop,

I was staying at this hotel for a week with my work on the last night there was an issue with my room so I called down to reception and spoke to a lady who I think is called Megan she was so helpful s... more

Owner Response
bwmarina, General Manager at Best Western Plus Dover Marina Hotel & Spa, responded to this review
Dear Guest, Wow, five starts! Thank you for taking your time to write an review on TA. I am glad that the team looked after you. We hope to welcome you again in a not so distance future. Best regards, Suresh Abbas General Manager

Another amazing stay!

13/09/2018 snne, Louisiana

Just stayed here for the second time and throughly enjoyed it again! This hotel is amazing-lots of history and fantastic views! Was a little disappointed that we didn't have time to try the new restau... more

Owner Response
bwmarina, Manager at Best Western Plus Dover Marina Hotel & Spa, responded to this review
Dear Guest, Wow, five starts! Thank you for taking your time to write an review on TA. I am glad that the team looked after you. We hope to welcome you again in a not so distance future. Best regards, Suresh Abbas General Manager