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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went with a coach trip group to this hotel from 4-7 Nov 16. On arrival mid afternoon we were warmly greeted with tea and cakes which was a nice touch. Quickly given our keys and directed to our rooms (2 on the ground floor). The room was airy and the decoration in good condition for a hotel of this... More 

Thank Barneyb69
Romsey, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

I booked this hotel to take my Mum for her 70th Birthday. The hotel was perfect and staff friendly. We only had the breakfasts which was fabulous, the staff very helpful and attentive, and they looked happy to work there!!The only criticism is that I asked if they could decorate the room I had booked for my Mum with balloons... More 

1 Thank GaryKirstie
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

We would just like to say a massive THANK YOU to Abbie, Tony and all the staff for everything you have done for us. Our wedding day was absolutely amazing. It was everything we had hoped for! Your staff went above and beyond what we expected to ensure everything went smoothly on our big day! Our guests loved the wedding... More 

1 Thank HerneBayMum
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Our second trip to The Smithscourt Hotel. Again we upgraded to the honeymoon suite with its four poster bed and elegant decor. The staff are lovely and nothing is too much trouble for them. The breakfast is first rate and packed with locally sourced ingredients. There's lots to see in Margate, The Turner Contempory, The Shell Groto, The Old Town... More 

1 Thank Charlotte P
Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I went to Margate for a weekend away from the city and we were not disappointed with the hotel we chose. We had a perfect sea view from our room and the hotel is only a 15 minute walk from the main sea front with the arcades and Dreamland park. The staff were very friendly and helpful,... More 

1 Thank BeccaF279
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55 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

The hotel is a bit tired but clean Very friendly staff and helpful Room was good nice view but the bed was past its life and pillows to soft It is always better to have 2 soft and 2 firm I have a meal in the evening it was good other than the veg was over cooked and tasteless service... More 

Thank Casmike
TonyBurton, Owner at Smiths Court Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! We always appreciate feedback - and a new bed was put in as soon as we read your comment, so future travellers should enjoy a great night's sleep and the view to wake up to - followed by the breakfast highlight! More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Dirty wallpaper,dirty towels with holes, remote for telly did not work ,curtains falling of rail, dirty doors , badly scratched furniture a room that's not changed from the 1950s would never_never go near the place again

3 Thank Ray T
TonyBurton, Owner at Smiths Court Hotel, responded to this review

We certainly knew you were unhappy Mr Taylor, but when your wife visited us at reception 30 minutes after checking in at 8.45pm, you were offered a double and twin room for the same cost ( £105 bed and breakfast for a family suite, 4 adults). When you came to reception 30 minutes after that, you were offered a full... More 

Ramsgate, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 8 October 2016

What can I say? Nothing but a BIG THANK YOU! yet again to Tony and Abbie and all their staff. Just celebrated our 20th wedding anniversary at the hotel. Our 1920s themed party went without a hitch and all our 80 guests had a fabulous time. The function room looked lovely and had the perfect atmosphere. The venue is truly... More 

Thank luvtodance2016
TonyBurton, Owner at Smiths Court Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review - it's always great to have return business - we look forward to saying hello at the next wedding you attend! More 

Brighton, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Booked in for a two night stay while visiting a relative in the local area. I have now stayed at this hotel on quite a few occasions and never had a bad experience. I was given a nice room on the 2nd floor with large bay window which gave a lovely view of the promenade and sea. The weather on... More 

Thank EllieAmy
TonyBurton, Owner at Smiths Court Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for the review! We use as our strap line 'the only thing we overlook is the sea' so it's good to know that, on this occasion, we made you feel both welcome and relaxed, although we have to agree - that amazing view from the windows on a clear sunny morning goes a long way towards that feeling! More 

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32 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

This was my second stay at smiths court hotel and it couldn't have been more different from my first visit. The shower wasn't working so I had to bath instead and hurt my knee getting in the bath. The radiator half fell off the wall when I tried to turn it on. Both the shower and the radiator were fixed... More 

Thank Angeesilk
TonyBurton, Owner at Smiths Court Hotel, responded to this review

Oh dear! We are so sorry that your second experience did not match your first, and that there were problems with your room (although thank you for writing that the maintenance problems were sorted immediately). We are sorry,too, that you experienced a problem with another guest. If we're lucky enough to have you revisit for a third time, please make... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A beautiful Edwardian hotel, with 43 rooms. A number of single, double, twin, and family rooms. Also sea-view rooms available, or executive rooms and family suites. Full disabled access to the hotel, and specifically designed disabled rooms available. Free off-street parking, and plenty of free on-street parking outside. Eat in The Orangery restaurant attached, with a great sea view and stunning marble floors. Sit in our lounge and watch the sea, have a drink or afternoon tea. At Smiths Court, the only thing we overlook is the sea... ... more   less 

Additional Information about Smiths Court Hotel

Address: 21-27 Eastern Esplanade | Cliftonville, Margate CT9 2HL, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Isle of Thanet > Margate
Price Range: ₹ 4,500 - ₹ 7,637 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Smiths Court Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 43
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Also Known As:
Smiths Court Cliftonville
Smiths Court Hotel Margate, Kent
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Margate
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Margate
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Rooms at the front have the nice sea views”
 of 5 bubbles EllieAmy, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Avoid room 20 on third floor. Room 22 on second floor is better but ensuite is very small.”
 of 5 bubbles eala, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Would advise to check before you accept rooms on the ground floor, especially the room to the left of the reception of the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles _jilly1997, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“a sea view is nice”
 of 5 bubbles WestdaleLlandudno, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Get a suite with a sea view”
 of 5 bubbles 966sarahp, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
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