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Walpole Bay Hotel

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 31 December 2016

This is a unique and quirky hotel that I highly recommend. I stayed here with my sisters and the service and food were excellent. The rooms are filled with old world charm - although the mattresses were not comfortable, hence the loss of a star. The staff could not have made you feel more welcome and the vegetarian choices for...

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Deal, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Stayed for one night with my wife + had dinner, which was first class - I recommend the duck breast with cherry sauce. The place is truly amazing - great building, great room, great staff, great food and the museum exhibits are vast and so interesting On arrival we were welcomed by the reception staff and then later by the...

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Fascinating hotel with wonderful staff. Great views and handy for the beach and early morning dog walks. In the area visiting relatives but would come back here just to enjoy this lovely hotel. Fantastic veggie food too!

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Thank geocollies
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 December 2016

This amazing hotel is part museum, part art gallery and part hotel. The room was spacious and well appointed with sufficient of a sea view to be worth having. The breakfast was fantastic (fresh fruit platter in addition to all the usual) and with great service. What really makes it special is the collection of memorabilia, old appliances and napkins...

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Thank CraigA14
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Stayed here with my Daughter who had stayed three times before and loves it. The hotel would definitely not appeal to anyone who enjoys a chain owned, sterile, every room the same, bland style hotel. The owner of The Walpole Bay, Jane, manages to make your stay feel like you are a guest at an Edwardian house party. We walked...

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1Thank ChristineandbBill
Maidstone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 November 2016

A hotel full of history . It even has its own museum . Very reasonably prices. Ideally located for the Wintergarden and various Margate attractions. Highly recommended if your visiting the Kent coastline

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1Thank Andy G
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed in a family room for two nights this month. I was expecting the hotel to be in Margate but actually it's just outside of Margate in Cliftonville. You could walk into Margate, but as we had our baby in a pram we decided to drive. This hotel is really retro and was tough getting to our room with...

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Gillingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 October 2016

My niece and her husband treated us both to a stay at this hotel. All four of us enjoyed the murder and mystery event/ dinner held there on the 22 October 2016. A genuine and quite different experience for us. The food was good plain fare, enjoyable for all that. The hotel itself has many old and quite quaint features...

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1Thank MarionW986
Marlborough
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I recently stayed for three nights at The Walpole Bay Hotel. This was our second visit, the last was 4 years ago and like a fine wine it has improved with age. It is an unusual hotel and can probably be best described as quirky. Not just a hotel it also houses a museum of an eclectic...

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Thank Mal P
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 October 2016

This is truly a unique hotel with features you will never get elsewhere. The service at the bar and reception is a bit hit and miss. The rooms are straight out of a novel. Yes you can walk across the room and yes the wardrobe door might swing open but this is the Walpole Bay experience and you should catch...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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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: $135 - $190 (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 Family Hotel in Margate
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“As the hotel is "side on" to the sea, all rooms have sea views and many have balconies too.”
DennisWestWickham, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Sea view every time.”
OrkneyBoyAbroad, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Nice to pay a little extra for balcony and sea view”
LionelarsenaB, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Lots of sea view rooms if not all and worth having”
CraigA14, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“some rooms have a balcony for a great sea view”
Clayelect, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
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