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very nice

this hotel takes you back and every effort is made to make you feel welcome the staff are helpful... read more

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Nigel C
A unusual seaside retreat

This is a lovely, old-fashioned friendly and unusual hotel. The service is excellent and warm, the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Fifth Avenue | Cliftonville, Margate CT9 2JJ, England
+44 1843 221703
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Reviewed today

this hotel takes you back and every effort is made to make you feel welcome the staff are helpful and the food was great. would visit again

Thank Nigel C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely, old-fashioned friendly and unusual hotel. The service is excellent and warm, the decor is quirky and unique. Much of it looks really interesting and is known as a social history museum I believe. I love this idea and I think it...More

Thank Tabithacat999
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have already given a review of this excellent hotel. We went when we had snow but unlike some hotels, this one was really warm & cosy. The Museum isn't a museum as such as all the quirky and real antiques are scattered all over...More

Thank wendy c
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We booked for afternoon tea 2 days before, after being told they could cater for a vegan. Sadly when we arrived we were told they hadn’t been able to sauce any vegan cakes or fillings for sandwiches.....no phone call to inform us even though a...More

Thank tiggi02
Reviewed 12 August 2018

We had a great time at the walpole bay hotel and museum, the staff were very helpful and friendly, our room was very nice we had a family room which was great and very spacious first time we have stayed here and we will be...More

Thank Leo M
Reviewed 4 August 2018

We had a look around the Hotel and Jane (the owner) told us how people donate items which she displays. We stayed for tea and sandwiches which was very pleasant. Beautiful, charming Hotel with lots of character.

Thank theresa440
Reviewed 22 April 2018

A lovely hotel that’s set back in time and makes you really appreciate how hotels used to be in Margate .I have been to numerous events and even a book signing.Dont be surprised if you see a Celeb or when wandering the corridors.

3  Thank ghearsey
Reviewed 10 April 2018

We wanted to visit in view of the reviews we had read. We had booked an evening meal so arrived early to see if it was possible to visit the museum. It was. We were invited to tour the areas of the hotel were the...More

2  Thank John187061
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Our third (or is it fourth) stay here and we just love it! We had a family gathering here this last weekend and it great. Quirky - yes - 5 star luxury - no - but if you want somewhere different this is it! I...More

Thank MikeBCornwallUK
Reviewed 6 December 2017

This is quite an experience and a must do when in the area. Great cream teas as well. We attended a 90th birthday party there and the staff were excellent. It's a living museum with artifacts from the early decades of the 1900s. Many stars...More

1  Thank John W
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