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kent
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just returned from a solo night away and I would like to say that I really enjoyed my trip for the price £28 for a night brilliant room basic but clean love the grey style inside Breakfast not hot but wasn't too hungry

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Only stopped over for one night late at night with the plan of moving on early next morning on the Eurotunnel. Reception was just like take money take keys. I mean I understand you get what you paid for but the bed under the covers had a hair, not ours. And glitter in the bed. Also not ours. Was unable...

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1Thank Lee v
Blackpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A one night stay before travelling over to the Netherlands however I think I would have prefered to sleep rough than stay here ever again. Couldn't sleep as the beds were so uncomfortable and the hotel doesn't even have central heating. Our bedroom window was cracked in several places, the wallpaper peeling off and rubbish in the room from previous...

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1Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So bad we couldn't stay more than 1 hour. The hotel was cold, unwelcoming, dirty, in need of gutting. If your brave enough to go there, complain lots & Eventually you will get a move or another blanket.

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3Thank Codi L
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Avoid at all costs. Have stayed here several times whilst working in Folkestone. It just gets worse. Cold, poor decor, and broken appliances. Suitable for a HOSTEL. No atmosphere around bar as it's always empty. Better off going to supermarket and purchasing own drink and taking it back to room

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1Thank Alison E
Gillingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Very outdated decor, kettle only worked if you kept your finger on the button until it boiled, TV didn't work at all. Wifi was intermittent. No duvet just a tatty blanket and a thin bedspread. Was told a sea view and got a view of the car park. Although it was cheap I still didn't get what was advertised

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Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We arrived to the front of the hotel at around 2pm and proceeded to the rear for the car park, it was then we noticed how bad it looked from the rear very dated is a understatement. The car park if you can call it that is really only accessible by a 4x4 as it's so uneven with bricks and...

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4Thank dusty1981
manchester
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Smooth check in, hotel is very dated and in need of a good refurbishment. The room was on the small side but adequate with kettle tv etc. Single glazed windows though. The beer however in the hotel bar is disgusting. We tried two different beers but they were both horrible so we left it. The breakfast however is really good...

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1Thank kylkimry
Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 November 2016

If you are thinking about staying here then STOP don,t do it , Dirty ,Damp ,cold , I would not let my Dogs sleep in the room we had ! shabby decor , Freezing cold room , Damp sheets,Only one blanket plus a very thin bed throw, No quilt ! Decor was Black , Including the wallpaper , Black glittery...

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2Thank Patricia L
Reviewed 4 November 2016

The views from this hotel are amazing! And the staff were lovely! However the hotel is obviously currently in the middle of a refurb and so some of the rooms are a little dated! However once the modernisation is complete I think this hotel will be lovely. The beds are all incredibly comfy, something that is not always found with...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Banquet Room
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The property is 2 minutes walk from the beach. Situated just 10 minutes drive from the Channel Tunnel Terminal, this traditional sea-facing hotel is situated on The Leas, Folkestone's cliff-top promenade. With free parking and free Wi-Fi throughout, it is a 15 minute drive from Dover's Port, and 30 min from Canterbury city center Some of bedrooms at The Carlton have good sea views overlooking France, and all are en suite and comfortable. All rooms feature a TV, heating and tea/coffee making facilities. Guests can relax in the cosy surroundings of the Leas Lounge Bar, which overlooks the beautiful landscape of Folkestone and the English Channel. Carlton Hotel is about 200 yards from Leas Cliff Hall theatre, and about 500 yards from the town centre. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Carlton Hotel

Address: 16 - 19 The Leas, Folkestone CT20 2DU, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Folkestone
Price Range: $34 - $68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Carlton Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 69
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Carlton Hotel Folkestone, Kent
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Oswestry, United Kingdom
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“we paid for sea view room 201 what a joke & no lift so beware !”
  • mold on both window sills , window 1) did not open , window 2) would not stay open.
  • Fire right next to bed (fire waiting to happen !) no room to swing a cat, no bed side table !
  • chipped wooden furniture that has been sprayed with black glitter!
  • very little room around the bed , best to climb over !
 of 5 bubbles patricial567, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for sea view!”
 of 5 bubbles R3932FVjessicac, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for sea views and on a clear night you can see France.”
 of 5 bubbles _gbryonh, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Don't stay here!!”
 of 5 bubbles amandaw149, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“ask to see a room first”
 of 5 bubbles peewhy, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
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