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Walpole Bay Hotel

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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“living museum”(27 reviews)
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Room Service
2 Star Hotel
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29 Jul.30 Jul.
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Fame from the TV show captured me. Both Salvage Hunters and The Hotel Inspector and made a trip to town to see for myself. As a real life hotel inspector myself I chose Afternoon Tea which gave me a flavour for this tradition and institution....More

Thank Alasdair-Roxburgh
Reviewed 6 days ago

Stayed for one night and thoroughly enjoyed it. We arrived in the afternoon with no booking and the receptionist gave us a standard double with balcony for the price of a room without balcony. We had some afternoon drinks from the downstairs bar on the...More

Thank BuddyandBee
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 2 nights. The location is great with easy parking outside the hotel. We had a sea view and a pleasant room. The staff were friendly and helpful. We ate in the hotel both evenings and enjoyed our steak and lamb meals....More

Thank ilovecake2015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very hard to leave a review without seeing the place. They must have been so busy or full to not to respond to any of my emails requesting details on a surprise birthday treat with afternoon cream tea. 2 emails, 2 phone calls, couldn't get...More

Thank Julie P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful time celebrating a friend's birthday party here. The staff were incredibly welcoming, the food was great & they were very accommodating to our needs. Most of the party guests stayed over night & the setting was perfect. Special thanks to Jane...More

Thank Charlotte B
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Description
From the moment you enter the Walpole Bay Hotel and Museum, you step back in time to the ambiance of a bygone era. This historic Margate hotel was built for discerning guests in 1914, extended in 1927 and is now ...More being lovingly restored to her former glory by the Bishop family. The Walpole is a family run hotel that strives to achieve a friendly home from home atmosphere combined with a warmth and timeless elegance. From the relaxing flower decked terrace with sea views, to the Edwardian style restaurant, you will rediscover a passion for the finer things in life. And to make your visit complete enjoy a ride in our 1927 Otis trellis gated lift, that services every floor. So if you are looking for hotels in Margate, you will not find a more welcoming, warm, charming experience anywhere else, so come and enjoy your time in Margate, Kent and reserve your room at the Walpole Bay Hotel. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Beachfront
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Spa
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Romantic
,
Family
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Romantic
,
Family
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Romantic
,
Family
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Room & Suite (37)
Dining (13)
Pool & Beach (4)
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Richard F
18 June 2018|
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Response from realaledrinker | Reviewed this property |
On street parking outside the hotel. There are normally plenty of spaces available and no charges for parking.
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Jill H
19 May 2017|
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Response from ChristineandbBill | Reviewed this property |
I stayed one night with my daughter and her well behaved cockapoo. He was allowed in the bedroom. He wasn't allowed in the dining room but they made up a table for us in the next door bar and another table for someone else... More
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Duncan H
25 January 2017|
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Response from hamlet_uk | Reviewed this property |
Please contact the hotel direct.
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"Rooms at the front with balconies have lovely sea views"
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"We stayed in room 106 which is at the end of a corridor so fairly quiet and has a sea view"
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"All four rooms our group stayed in were on second floor. All very clean."
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"All rooms are great and have a sea view"
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