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Sandgate Hotel

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Golf Course
Meeting rooms
Non-smoking hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
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Non-smoking rooms
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Great View


Full view
62Somewhat walkable
Grade: 62 out of 100
15Restaurantswithin 1 km
15Attractionswithin 1 km
93Room tips
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...having seen some of the reviews. But it was fine. Dog friendly, room needs a lick of paint, new furniture and a new shower head but was clean and comfortable. See view, staff helpful and friendly. Lots of places to eat and drink near by. Would stay here again. Cheap to stay.
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This hotel is fantastic, the staff are friendly and polite. The sea view is fantastic and the location is excellent. I stayed for a week and found the venue ideal for my purpose, breakfast was lovely and the food is superb. I thoroughly recommend the seafood platter and the sea
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Worst hotel for service I have ever stayed in Wouldn’t recommend to anyone Cold/fungus on the window frames Mattress was a disgrace No house keeping for the whole week stay Offered a free meal as compensation
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Sandgate Hotel has again come up trumps, we went there so we could visit our new grand daughter. First night our son arrived bring our grand daughter, we then took over part of the lounge where we had a very enjoyable meal with an intresting view of a lively sea. The staff were
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Not as described.. This was our 4th stay , although we haven’t been back since 2013 . It’s now in desperate need of a revamp . first room dirty broken draws , and you could feel springs through the mattress , we complained and got moved ... this room was also dirty, toilet
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Has anyone else been kept awake all night by the loud rough sex noises?
not the week we stayed.
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how far to ferry port dove
It's about 12 miles, a 20 min drive in the car (if there are no problems on the roads).
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Iv booked this hotel for 2 nights later in year been reading reviews is it really that bad? Thanks
We had Room 2 - view fantastic, right over Channel. We had booked for 6 nights, left after one. Why? The room is 9 foot by 9 foot. It was dirty, little glass jars (maybe meant for candles?) dusty, dead insects in them etc. Our main problems were: 1) the mattress, honestly you could feel every spring. Mind you I don't think they had any spring left, but when I tried to sleep I postitioned, there was a spring digging into me - I could trace round & round with my hand. If there had been room, we would have been better sleeping on the floor - no there is not enough room between bed & walls to sleep on the floor. 2) the old toilet cistern did not flush. (We were offered another room for one night, they said the plumber had already been to fix it??) My husband made it flush, by climbing on the toilet every time we need to flush it. 3) I mentioned dusty/dirty. When we first arrived, in the bathroom, the toilet roll had 2 sheets of paper left on the roll???!!! You do that at home, not in a 85 pound a night hotel. The spare roll, sits on the pipes behind the toilet!! The bed sheets are old, thin and tired. 4) We had decided at 4am in the morning we were leaving, but did want a shower at 7 am it was a quick one, the hose would attached to the wall section as something was broken. I could go on - can't walk between bed & wardrobe - room for 1/2 leg. 14 inch TV screen on table with electric jug/kettle - and the double electric plug beside them - wonder what happens when someone spills water on the plug. We had breakfast, paid - we were given a discount 70 pound, & left. I was soooo sad, I was born up the road, and this was the first 6 week holiday from New Zealand where I could stay in Sandgate/ Shorncliffe/Folkestone for a few days, look at the view etc. To the Management/Owner of the Sandgate Hotel - were you once on Hotel Inspector on TV? Do you not realise that people will pay for that view. Those 4 rooms over the sea, could be 2 beautiful boutique modern rooms (and spotlessly clean) highly priced rooms. For the location the other rooms could also be modern, spotlessly clean rooms too. So sad. PS Good wifi - It enabled me at 6 am to get on line and book another hotel.
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Are Dogs Welcome?? is the size a problem? Thanks
Are gosh welcome?? is the size a problem??
"Get a sea view."
"Don't know if there is a good room, I suspect they are all grubby!"
"Bring ear plugs"
"We did not stay at this hotel"
"Request a room on the front giving a sea view"
USD 55 - USD 111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United KingdomEnglandFolkestoneSandgate
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