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Walpole Bay Hotel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 25 May 2015 via mobile

Visited the Hotel today with my husband to celebrate our friends birthday..... This place is just totally and utterly wonderful... It's beautiful, it's unique, it's priceless I just fell in love with the place.... We shall be returning often. Food was good, wine was a delight, Artwork is fabulous.... I could not praise the place more. So pleased we have...

Thank Haldred
Reviewed 14 May 2015

My wife & I stayed here for a Friday night at the end of April. We had booked tickets to see Simple Minds at the Winter Gardens & needed a hotel that was within walking distance & had ample parking.This hotel is just a short walk from the town & has ample on-street parking, right outside the hotel with no...

Thank Adester1
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 May 2015

We had no idea on the history of the place as was a relatively short notice booking, well, wow, very pleasantly surprised. Even the occasional tat was interesting, complementing the quirky feel of the place . . could be a tasteful Turner Prize submission in itself, Very clean, very well organised, very attractive.

Thank 10ymg10
Reviewed 7 May 2015 via mobile

Welcoming and helpful staff. Clean and comfortable rooms. Tasty breakfast with plenty of choice. Cream tea to be recommended. Would stay here again. Stayed for one night. Interesting artefacts in hotel! Definitely recommend to others.

Thank Ruth D
Reviewed 7 May 2015

Just returned from a 2 night break & first visit to the family owned Walpole Bay Hotel, Margate & what a surprise it turned out to be. This has to be one of the quirkiest hotels in the UK with its hotel museum, Edwardian style decoration, many restored original fixings, napkin displays, etc & a very enthusiastic owner in Jane...

Thank RWGC
Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 May 2015

We had our doubts as the star rating is lower than we normally choose, but what a place! The Walpole Bay is a real vintage experience - a stay in a museum. the rooms were cosy and comfortable, the staff were lovely, the collections fascinating - old typewriters, floor cleaners - you name it, there seemed to be a cupboard...

Thank Jenny R
Reviewed 13 April 2015

Spent a very nice weekend here for a friend's wedding. Very pleasantly surprised wtih this hotel - we had a large room with a four-poster bed with a sea view. Charming old-fashioned furniture and styling, but everything in excellent condition and very clean - not tired at all. I enjoyed the old-fashioned lift - very quirky. Enjoyed lovely sandwiches and...

Thank Martinblarg
Woking, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 April 2015

I was part of a large event during January and what made me feel less welcome was when the hotel management were openly having a conversation with our organisers, ultimately indicating that they weren't happy with the event. It's clear investment is required in the cloakroom as indicated by my photograph.

1Thank ConsumerBloke
Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 April 2015

Loved many aspects of this hotel. I love 'old' things and am considered to be a bit of a hoarder/collector by my family so I thought I'd love the museum, but it made me actually rethink my own home - are the things I've collected just dust traps and do they look like a random collection of objects ? I...

Thank Jane W
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 March 2015

My family and I recently celebrated my father's 90th birthday with afternoon tea at The Walpole Bay Hotel. It was an amazing occasion and was thoroughly enjoyed by the entire party which was made up of all ages from twin 2 year olds to the guest of honour. Nothing was too much trouble for the staff. The food was plentiful,...

1Thank Carol S

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Walpole Bay Hotel

Address: Fifth Avenue | Cliftonville, Margate CT9 2JJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Isle of Thanet > Margate
Price Range: $141 - $197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Walpole Bay Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 42
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Also Known As:
Walpole Bay Cliftonville
Hotel Walpole Bay
Walpole Bay Hotel Margate, Kent
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Margate
#1 Best Value Hotel in Margate
#1 Family Hotel in Margate
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“Choose a room with a balcony- you won't be disappointed.”
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“As the hotel is "side on" to the sea, all rooms have sea views and many have balconies too.”
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“Sea view every time.”
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“Nice to pay a little extra for balcony and sea view”
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