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London
Reviewed 15 August 2015

The hotel is in a great location to access Margate, being a lovely walk along the seafront to access this up and coming town. Great views of the sea from the lounge and restaurant. The restaurant was bright, clean and provided a comprehensive breakfast, (with the ingredients being locally sourced, which is a nice touch), catering for all appetites with...

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Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 August 2015

We stayed here as an emergency stop over. Though the decor is dated , the staff are very freindly and helpful. The breakfast is fantastic, I had the Full English and didn't eat again till dinner. The bed was comfortable and the hotel a short distance from the seafront.

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2Thank 435Smudger
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

Made a reservation for this hotel over a year ago for a family wedding. Arrived and booked in which all went smoothly and my daughter and I took the lift to our room ( scary lift ). Was disappointed with the room with what we were paying as it was a sea front room. My daughter went to make a...

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1Thank Janey914
Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

Stayed here just one night on sat 8th which happened to be a weekend we had glorious sunshine which was very lucky. There are many plus points to this hotel including the free on street parking, our room number 8 had a very soft comfy bed and the breakfast was very good. Some of the decor could do with refreshing...

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2Thank Katie F
Kent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 July 2015

Stayed at the hotel the night before the wedding in a beautifully newly decorated room, it was so nice and the bathroom was outstanding! The day of the wedding held here could not have gone any better, the food was great and the staff were fantastic. I would recommend this hotel for a wedding or for a short stay!

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2Thank Mandy W
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 July 2015

Very lucky to have sent a sunny 4 days in Margate. Had a very pleasant stay. Staff on reception and dining room excellent, except one on reception and i'm sure she knows who she is. The breakfast and dinner was good with plenty of choice. Our room was probably not the best in the hotel. Not small but only one...

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4Thank carol l
Hever, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 July 2015

We stayed at the Smiths Court Hotel this weekend quite by accident and it was great and is just outside of Margate in a quiet location opposite the Sea. We were going to take our dog and at the last minute we found a sitter. The hotel owner offered us different rooms if we wanted but in the end we...

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2Thank mrandmrssmikth
Hereford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 July 2015

The hotel was quite nice but our breakfast wasn't. My wife had scrambled egg with her breakfast which was over dosed with salt and inedible. Another guest complained about an out of date yoghurt- the waitress was told but didn't check the rest of them. The area of Margate it is in is run down.

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3Thank steven w
Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

First impressions are suppose to be the ones that count but this hasn't obviously trickled through to the reception staff who I think may be the owners. The lady needs a personality transplant that should include a smile ! The hotel is an old Victorian property that has been 'modernised' for todays use. The best aspect is the wifi that...

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3Thank Rick and Michel... B
Canterbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 July 2015

Was her for very formal evening function and thought it was brilliant. Loved the mix of dinning room and then party rooms. Also the foyer was perfect for relaxing with a drink and chatting to friends. A very well balanced venue. Prices good at the bar. Pianist was excellent, and his dog was ever so friendly.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
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: ₹ 4,369 - ₹ 7,863 (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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“2b is a good room on ground floor”
 of 5 bubbles christinehU8537QM, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a sea view room”
 of 5 bubbles mayliddiard, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“sea facing rooms lovely views”
 of 5 bubbles mollie992016, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“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
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