Sandgate Hotel - Folkestone

8-9 Wellington Terrace, The Esplanade, Folkestone, United Kingdom, CT20 3DY  show map
 2 stars
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Sandgate Hotel - Folkestone

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

Off-site parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Elevator
Sports activities

Golf course

Breakfast

In-room breakfast

Overview

The 2-star Sandgate Hotel lies within 4.7 km from East Cliff and Warren Country Park.

Sandgate Hotel is 30 minutes' walk from the center of Folkestone.

A local bus stop is 250 meters away. There is London Southend airport at a 65 km distance.

Rooms

This property offers guestrooms complete with climate control, multi-channel TV, a private balcony, a personal computer and IDD telephone. The rooms look on to the sea. Bathrooms are fitted with a bathtub, a shower and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

The pub Earl of Clarendon is approximately 100 meters from the property.

Services

The venue offers 24-hour reception, room service and newspaper service.

Relax

Leisure options include a sun deck and a golf course.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible at a location nearby for free.

Number of rooms:   14.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Off-site parking
  • 24-hour reception
  • Pets allowed
  • Elevator

Sports & Fitness

  • Golf course

Services

  • Room service
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities

Leisure facilities

  • Sun terrace

Room view

  • Sea view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Heating
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Tea and coffee facilities

Media

  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out 07:00-11:00 FREE

Children and extra beds

There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

8-9 Wellington Terrace, The Esplanade, Folkestone, United Kingdom, CT20 3DY

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City Center
  • Folkestone
    1.8 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Folkestone Central Railway Station
    1.7 mi
  • Eurotunnel UK
    1.7 mi
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • The Sandgate Hotel (cuisine: Contemporary, English)
    100 ft
  • The Fountain
    300 ft
Beaches
  • Sandgate Beach
    100 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until 07:00-11:00 
  • Number of rooms:
    14

Rooms and availability

Sandgate Hotel photos Room
Standard Double Room
Sea view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Balcony
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  • General:Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:TV
  • Wake up service
Sandgate Hotel photos Room
Family Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Dressing area
  • Fan
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:TV
  • Wake up service

Sandgate Hotel Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Sandgate Mens Club2300 ft
  • The Print Room2.2 mi

Popular areas

  • City Center1.7 mi

Places of interest

  • Cheriton Oddfellows Social Club1.0 mi
  • Cheriton Bowls Club1.2 mi
  • Royal Victoria Hospital1.8 mi
  • Folkestone Rugby Club1.9 mi
  • Folkestone Constitutional Club1.9 mi
  • Hythe Bowling Club2.2 mi
  • Dover Road Social Club2.2 mi
  • Royal British Legion2.4 mi

Train stations

Amusement

  • Folkestone Bowls Association Ltd1.3 mi
  • Rendezvous Amusement Arcades2.1 mi
  • Silver Screen Cinema2.1 mi
  • J G's Amusements2.2 mi
  • The Village2.5 mi

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Folkestone Harbour2.1 mi

Museums

  • Folkestone Museum2.1 mi
  • The Folkestone People History Centre2.2 mi

Theaters

  • F H O D S2000 ft
  • Tower Theatre Folkestone2700 ft
  • Leas Cliff Hall1.7 mi

Local attractions

  • Lower Leas Coastal Park1.5 mi
    Lower Sandgate Road, Folkestone
  • Folkestone Creative Quarter2.2 mi
    The Old High Street & Tontine Street, Folkestone
  • Fisherman's Beach2.4 mi
    West Parade, Hythe
  • Elham Valley Line Trust Countryside Centre & Railway Museum1.8 mi
    Newington Road, Folkestone
  • Folkestone Harbour2.3 mi
    The Stade, Folkestone

Near the hotel

  • Sandgate Beach100 ft
    Sandgate Esplanade, Folkestone

    Restaurants nearby

    • The Sandgate Hotel100 ft

      Address: 8-9 Wellington Terrace
      Phone: 01303 220444

      63% likes this, based on 44 reviews
      Cuisine: Contemporary, English

    • Earl of Clarendon300 ft

      Address: Brewers Hill

      84% likes this, based on 24 reviews

    • The Ship Inn2500 ft

      Address: 65 Sandgate High Street
      Phone: 01303 248525

      73% likes this, based on 133 reviews
      Cuisine: British

    • The Fountain300 ft

      Address: 171 Seabrook Road
      Phone: 01303 239 024

      63% likes this, based on 12 reviews

    • Bar vasa700 ft

      Address: Sandgate Esplanade
      Phone: 01303 243956

      50% likes this, based on 38 reviews
      Cuisine: Mediterranean, English

    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-out:
      until 07:00-11:00 
    • Number of rooms:
      14

    Sandgate Hotel Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Sandgate Hotel

    Average guest rating

    6.6out of 10
    Good
    Based on 25 reviews

    Guest reviews

    • Older travelers
      7.4

      The location was lovely and peaceful with a great seaview from the room and bar terrace. The staff were very obliging , polite and apologetic for "everything" that went wrong. The room was tastefully decorated but still in need of a lick of paint and new furniture. Duvets were a plus point, as opposed to blankets, and the beds were more comfortable than in the previous occupant's opinion. (Their survey sheet was left in the room for us to read, due to lack of staff competence!) With a bit of attention to detail the hotel could tick all the boxes but the owner seems to be resting on their laurels, maybe becauses of finances or the lack of competion in the area!

      The hotel didn't check their reservations so our double seaview had been taken. We had to take a basic twin with a window that wouldn't stay open, which meant the room became too hot during the day. The toilet didn't flush very well and the towels were old. The food tasted fine, although cold, and the selection was very limited. The chef prepares fancy food and not popular menus. We were still hungry after dinner and breakfast, and we are not big eaters! If you don't eat full english there isn't much else apart from cereal. The fruit juice remained empty until I managed to track down a member of staff and then there weren't any glasses. We had to wait 20 mins for a table at breakfast. disorganized and unprofessional in two words!

    • Older travelers
      4.2

      The view of the sea from the bedroom

      Staff uninterested by their hotel customers. 45 minutes wait to get our breakfast. we were told the chef was slow that day! Stained carpets in the bedroom. the shower attachement fall in the bath. it was never properly fixed I guess. in the restaurant the seat of my chair felt on the floor when I got up. ever heard of faulty towers? When we remarked on these problems the manager did not ever both to anwers, let alone apologising

    • Family with children
      4.6

      Location

      The hotel needs a serious makeover and cleaners to keep it clean. A new chef is also needed I don't know when the carpets were last cleaned. We were in room 8 and it was very clean. Our booking showed a double with balcony and room 8 didn't have this. We were given a bottle of wine to compensate this which was way off in comparison.

    • Group of friends
      7.4

      Room was adequate and the food good

      Reception being the bar as well

    • Older travelers
      4.2

      Staff were polite

      Being asked to pay for the room before even seeing it and also before even staying there. Room 'poor' and could have been cleaner. Shower curtain did not cover the whole of the bathroom window therefore making it impossible for you to take a shower without being seen by the houses on the hill overlooking the hotel! (The bathroom glass was clear). The curtains for the room were more like voiles and therefore were incapable of actually blocking anything and you daren't have your light on for the houses overlooking the window could see directly in - no privacy!!! One of the lightbulbs was out but staff did nothing about it when it was mentioned to them at reception- staff polite but disinterested in making you feel comfortable.

    • Older travelers
      6.6

      Staff were very friendly and facilities were good. Breakfast was nice. The location is excellent.

      You need better beds. There were a number of us staying and we all commented on the lumpy beds. The hotel is mid range in terms of price, so I would expect the bed to be of a good standard. Pretty basic in somewhere to stay in to sleep.

    • Older travelers
      7.0

      We wanted to look out to the sea and the sandgate offered that

      The traffic was constant day and night and would benifit from double glazing

    • Older travelers
      7.0

      The position was excellent for us as we were overnighting on the way to the Tunnel. The rooms were clean and freshly decorated and the first room was large and very well dressed, the second time we stayed the room was smaller but perfectly adequate.

      Parking was really an issue as it advertised on site parking with reservations, we reserved but the car park is very small (3 spaces?) and a large car is almost impossible to park. There is however plenty of on road parking dirctly outside.

    • Single
      9.6

      I stayed at the hotel the night before a long drive through France with my 2 dogs. I wasn't expecting too much for the price but was very pleasantly surprised! Staff very polite & friendly. Quiet room.

      Wished I could have had a takeaway breakfast though as had to leave really early!

    • Older travelers
      5.8

      We chose this hotel for the position, overlooking the sea and plentiful free parking.

      Room on the small side although very clean, and small double bed with a very firm mattress. Very low and difficult to get out of for pensioners! No dressing table or mirror, hair styling and applying make-up had to be done by standing in front of an eye level wall mirror. Breakfast poor, both our sausages and bacon were too hard to eat, obviously had been cooked much earlier and reheated.

    • Older travelers
      2.8

      From the lack of a reception desk, to a dirty room, to taking 2 hours to serve a simple 2 course meal, to being raided by police and myself and my partner leaving in disgust, choose any one of the above

    • Couple
      9.2

      We used this hotel as a stopover to get to France using the Euro Tunnel but it was a shame we didn't stay longer. Friendly staff, flexibility (able to check out early and get Takeaway breakfast), clean, well decorated room, great view of the sea (not from our room though).

      Wifi connection was a bit unreliable.

    • Single
      8.8

      Lovely bed, duvet and pillows

      Poor bathroom - loose floor tiles - poor shower; small breakfast tables.

    How to reach hotel

    hotel Sandgate Hotel - Folkestone Folkestone location
    Show big map »

    Hotel Address:

    8-9 Wellington Terrace, The Esplanade, Folkestone, United Kingdom, CT20 3DY

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Folkestone
      1.8 mi
    Airports
    Train Stations
    • Folkestone Central Railway Station
      1.7 mi
    • Eurotunnel UK
      1.7 mi
    • Bus stop
      400 ft
    Restaurants
    • The Sandgate Hotel (cuisine: Contemporary, English)
      100 ft
    • The Fountain
      300 ft
    Beaches
    • Sandgate Beach
      100 ft
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-out:
      until 07:00-11:00 
    • Number of rooms:
      14