The Salisbury Hotel - Folkestone

30-32 Clifton Gardens The Leas, Folkestone, United Kingdom, CT20 2EF  show map
 2 stars
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The Salisbury Hotel - Folkestone

 Free Wi-Fi
 Free parking
 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge area

 Meeting facilities

Meeting/Banquet facilities

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

 Child-friendly

Children's menu

Overview

Situated on a beach, the comfortable The Salisbury Hotel offers 50 non-smoking guestrooms with views of English Channel. Founded in 1902, the hotel underwent a renovation in 2001.

Major Folkestone sights, such as Sandgate Beach, Dymchurch Amusement Park and East Cliff and Warren Country Park are located nearby. The venue is 1 km away from the city center.

Direct access to the public beach and surrounding a harbour and gardens is provided.

Within a 5-minute walk guests will find Folkestone Central Railway train station. A short drive from London Southend airport.

Rooms

Guests can make use of TV, heating, free Wi-Fi, coffee/tea makers and a sofa available in all The Salisbury Hotel rooms. They also have private bathrooms with a shower and a bathtub.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is offered in the restaurant every morning.

Services

Offering car rental services, The Salisbury Hotel induces guests to explore the area.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible at a location nearby.

Number of rooms:   50.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Indoor parking
  • Free parking
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Services

  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting/Banquet facilities

Children's facilities

  • Children's menu

Room view

  • Sea view

Room facilities

  • Heating
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Garden furniture

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until 01:00-11:00 

Children and extra beds

  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

30-32 Clifton Gardens The Leas, Folkestone, United Kingdom, CT20 2EF

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City Center
  • Folkestone
    500 m
Airports
Train Stations
  • Folkestone Central Railway Station
    800 m
  • Eurotunnel UK
    4.0 km
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Parks
  • Lower Leas Coastal Park
    220 m
Beaches
  • Sandgate Beach
    2.5 km
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until 01:00-11:00 
  • Number of rooms:
    50

Rooms and availability

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Family Suite
Size: 28 m²
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  • Private bathroom
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Featuring an en suite bathroom with either a bath or a shower, this room offers tea/coffee making facilities.

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    How to reach hotel

    hotel The Salisbury Hotel - Folkestone Folkestone location
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    Hotel Address:

    30-32 Clifton Gardens The Leas, Folkestone, United Kingdom, CT20 2EF

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Folkestone
      500 m
    Airports
    Train Stations
    • Folkestone Central Railway Station
      800 m
    • Eurotunnel UK
      4.0 km
    • Bus stop
      100 m
    Parks
    • Lower Leas Coastal Park
      220 m
    Beaches
    • Sandgate Beach
      2.5 km
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  2 pm
    • Check-out:
      until 01:00-11:00 
    • Number of rooms:
      50

    The Salisbury Hotel Location

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    What's nearby

    Tourist attractions

    • The Print Room - 1.0 km
    • Sandgate Mens Club - 1.7 km

    Popular areas

    • City Center - 400 m

    Places of interest

    • Folkestone Constitutional Club - 700 m
    • Royal Victoria Hospital - 1.0 km
    • Dover Road Social Club - 1.3 km
    • Cheriton Oddfellows Social Club - 2.1 km
    • Cheriton Bowls Club - 2.7 km
    • Folkestone Rugby Club - 4.9 km

    Train stations

    • Folkestone Central Railway Station - 700 m
    • Eurotunnel UK - 3.9 km

    Amusement

    • Silver Screen Cinema - 900 m
    • Rendezvous Amusement Arcades - 900 m
    • J G's Amusements - 1.0 km
    • Folkestone Bowls Association Ltd - 1.2 km
    • The Village - 1.8 km

    Monuments and Landmarks

    • Folkestone Harbour - 1.4 km

    Museums

    • Folkestone Museum - 900 m
    • The Folkestone People History Centre - 1.0 km

    Theaters

    • Leas Cliff Hall - 400 m
    • Tower Theatre Folkestone - 2.3 km
    • F H O D S - 2.4 km

    Local attractions

    • Sandgate Beach - 2.5 km
      Sandgate Esplanade, Folkestone
    • Kent Battle of Britain Museum - 4.5 km
      Aerodrome Road, Hawkinge
    • Brockhill Country Park - 7.3 km
      Sandling Road, Hythe
    • Elham Valley Line Trust Countryside Centre & Railway Museum - 4.3 km
      Newington Road, Folkestone
    • Fisherman's Beach - 6.3 km
      West Parade, Hythe

    Near the hotel

    • Lower Leas Coastal Park - 220 m
      Lower Sandgate Road, Folkestone
    • Folkestone Harbour - 1.3 km
      The Stade, Folkestone
    • Folkestone Creative Quarter - 1.1 km
      The Old High Street & Tontine Street, Folkestone
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  2 pm
    • Check-out:
      until 01:00-11:00 
    • Number of rooms:
      50
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    The Salisbury Hotel Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Salisbury Hotel

    Average guest rating

    6.4out of 10
    Good
    Based on 182 reviews

    Guest reviews

    • Group of friends
      9.2

      Friendly staff, good food, clean rooms, very happy,

    • Group of friends
      8.2

      A basic hotel but friendly staff and excellent value

    • Older travelers
      5.6

      Hot water for a bath and a good breakfast

      The lift to the fourth floor required a trick to get it moving. The door to room 400 was stiff to open and almost impossible to close, requiring another trick to do so. The tv came out of the 1950s (ie small) and didn't have bbc2. The toilet roll holder on the wall was about 6 feet from the toilet, and although not causing a problem, the overflow pipe from the toilet cistern surprisingly hung over the side of the bath. Never seen that before.

    • Single
      7.0

      Nice location on the seafront and welcoming staff

      The hotel is tired and needs a re-fit but, then again, the room rates are low so you get what you pay for

    • Couple
      4.4

      Good location, overlooking the beach

      No chance of parking legally in the area. Hotel is in a poor state with wall paper coming off the walls, tired furniture, etc. The bathroom was poor with no shower and ancient cork floor tiles. Paying close to £100 per night I would have expected a far higher standard. The hotel needs a complete refurbishment.

    • Older travelers
      5.4

      It was near the sea and a short walk into the town. You could park outside the hotel on the street for free. It is close to the Channel Tunnel. The rooms were comfortable with flat screen TVs although we did not make use of them.

      We had to compete with the regulars at the bar to get service, i.e. get registered and hand in keys - no separate reception and it took a while to locate our booking. Despite the fact that it is advertised as a good overnight stay with breakfast prior to the early morning Eurotunnel departures we were informed that the full English cooked breakfast was not available until 8am, too late for our booking. We were told that we could have toast and coffee at 7am, this was nicely served but we had to search for the breakfast room and only when we were there was the toast/coffee made so we had to hurry. Also there were a couple of cigarette butts left on the ledges of the main stairs and the downstairs bar smelled of smoke.

    • Older travelers
      6.2

      The Salisbury was about the cheapest hotel that I could find for one night prior to a channel crossing. It is old and tired and has seen better days but I thought that it was pretty clean and the breakfast was good so I would recommend it for anyone who was looking for a basic clean bed for the night without any semblance of luxury.

    • Group of friends
      7.8

      location

      looking tired need re furbishing out dated

    • Group of friends
      5.8

      Hotel in need of a refurbishment, and upgrade of facilities

    • Older travelers
      3.8

      Outdated generally needs a good clean ,decorating and new furniture putting in to bring it upto the standard people expect these days.

    • Single
      6.2

      Friendliness of waitress staff (Tricia?)

      Bed mattress was of poor quality. Communication between booking in staff and kitchen staff was very poor - when I booked, they agreed an early breakfast for me, but no-one told the chef. Because of this I was late for my first day's business.

    • Group of friends
      3.8

      Shameless. No attempt to make the rooms welcoming, tired awful decor - a bed in a seedy room.

    • Single
      8.2

      It was nice and quiet. It is near sea/beach views. The room was neat and tidy. Breakfast was certainly "full English" and enjoyable.

      The channel-change button on the room tv didn't work. I did mention this but wasn't bothered because I'm not a tv fan!

    • Group of friends
      3.8

      The constant laughs, finding that everything was crap; the roll together bed, the dreadful bathroom with the ill-fitting equipment and shower that soaked the floor, the terrible beer and reheated breakfast. The workmen's muddy footprints all theay up the stairs that still hadn't been cleaned the next day and finally the thick painted woodchip wallpaper and plasterboard walls that were used throughout to compromise every architectural feature that the lovely old building still had. I booked 2 rooms for 3 people, so at least I got to see more than one room. Priceless.

      Pretty much everything- see above- but it reminded me how the British hospitality industry has a unique take on customer care and value for money which is almost endearing.

    • Single
      7.0

      A reasonable hotel, bit dated but good location.

      Could probably do with a bit of refurbishment.

    How to reach hotel

    hotel The Salisbury Hotel - Folkestone Folkestone location
    Show big map »

    Hotel Address:

    30-32 Clifton Gardens The Leas, Folkestone, United Kingdom, CT20 2EF

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Folkestone
      500 m
    Airports
    Train Stations
    • Folkestone Central Railway Station
      800 m
    • Eurotunnel UK
      4.0 km
    • Bus stop
      100 m
    Parks
    • Lower Leas Coastal Park
      220 m
    Beaches
    • Sandgate Beach
      2.5 km
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  2 pm
    • Check-out:
      until 01:00-11:00 
    • Number of rooms:
      50