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The Carlton Hotel
3 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$43 per night from 27 Sep. to 28 Sep.
0.27 km from city centre
2.7/5 (832 reviews)

"Great value for an overnight stay prior to early Eurotunnel departure."…"

Reviewed on 21 Sep. 2020

The Carlton Hotel
Holiday Inn Express Folkestone - Channel Tunnel
2.5 out of 5
Cheriton Parc, Cheriton High Street, Folkestone, England
Free cancellation
The price is AU$83 per night from 16 Oct. to 17 Oct.
4.04 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (953 reviews)

"The hotel has very reassuring procedures in place with regard to hygiend. There is hand sanitizer outside the main door and outside the lift doors. Breakfast is supplied packed and there is good spacing in the restaurant. Reception staff are very efficient and there are paespex partitions."…"

Reviewed on 21 Aug. 2020

Holiday Inn Express Folkestone - Channel Tunnel
Grand Burstin Hotel Folkestone
3 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$53 per night from 27 Sep. to 28 Sep.
0.52 km from city centre
3.1/5 (952 reviews)

"Out side view needs up dateing, parking needs to be bigger, to deal with full capacity, and full breakfast needs up grading."…"

Reviewed on 15 Sep. 2020

Grand Burstin Hotel Folkestone

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Best Western Plus Burlington Hotel
4 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$127 per night from 1 Oct. to 2 Oct.
0.94 km from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (662 reviews)

"Lovely room 110, excellent breakfast, great location. highly recommend. Great bar and restaurant"…"

Reviewed on 14 Sep. 2020

Best Western Plus Burlington Hotel
View Hotel Folkestone
4 out of 5
30-32 Clifton Road, Folkestone, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$131 per night from 5 Oct. to 6 Oct.
0.68 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (517 reviews)

"The staff were brilliant! We requested a room move and this was accommodated without any delay. The reception, bar and restaurant staff were really professional and friendly."…"

Reviewed on 21 Sep. 2020

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The Southcliff
2 out of 5
The price is AU$69 per night from 25 Oct. to 26 Oct.
0.31 km from city centre
3.6/5Good! (743 reviews)

"You get what you pay for, breakfast was lovely, the poor woman was rushed off her feet but was very apologetic and polite. The room was just a basic as we was at a wedding, however there was a lovely view and was clean"…"

Reviewed on 4 Sep. 2020

The Southcliff
Best Western Clifton Hotel
3 out of 5
The Leas, Clifton Gardens, Folkestone, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$82 per night from 11 Oct. to 12 Oct.
0.49 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (564 reviews)

"My stay at the Best Western Clifton hotel Folkestone was very enjoyable staff were extremely friendly and any problems were sorted out very quickly"…"

Reviewed on 25 Aug. 2020

Best Western Clifton Hotel
The Relish
4 out of 5
4 Augusta Gardens, Folkestone, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$175 per night from 4 Oct. to 5 Oct.
0.6 km from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (183 reviews)

"Clean, friendly and fully set up for Covid restrictions"…"

Reviewed on 5 Sep. 2020

The Relish
The Grand
3.5 out of 5
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1.06 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (62 reviews)
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"Very good stay helpful staff fantastic breakfast Will differnantly stay again"…"

Reviewed on 25 Mar. 2020

The Grand
Hotel Gran Canaria
3 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$127 per night from 27 Sep. to 28 Sep.
0.42 km from city centre
3.3/5 (4 reviews)

"The hotel manager was very friendly and welcoming. The accomodation was simple, but very much did the job and we were delighted with the location being so close to the beach, the harbour and some lovely bars. We fancied a lay in so missed breakfast. The manager offered us a replacement picnic which ..."…"

Reviewed on 2 Aug. 2020

Hotel Gran Canaria
The Wycliffe Guest House
3 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$99 per night from 1 Oct. to 2 Oct.
0.78 km from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (80 reviews)

"A welcoming and comfortable place to stay, well located for walking to the coast and central Folkestone, and with a free car park. The room we had was small but adequate, the WiFi worked well. There was a health breakfast option with fresh fruit, but otherwise no fresh fruit with other breakfast ..."…"

Reviewed on 25 Aug. 2020

The Wycliffe Guest House
Portland Hotel
2.5 out of 5
2/4 Langhorne Gardens, Folkestone, England
The price is AU$59 per night from 15 Oct. to 16 Oct.
0.45 km from city centre
3.7/5Good! (119 reviews)

"I only stayed for one night but should I ever have to go back to Folkestone I will certainly try and get a room there.The bed was more comfortable than the one I have at home. Had a great sleep."…"

Reviewed on 10 Mar. 2020

Portland Hotel
The Rob Roy Guest House
3 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$105 per night from 4 Oct. to 5 Oct.
1.36 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (169 reviews)

"Lovely stay good,breakfast will go again"…"

Reviewed on 17 Feb. 2020

The Rob Roy Guest House
Westward Ho Hotel
2.5 out of 5
13, Clifton Crescent, Folkestone, England
The price is AU$56 per night from 4 Oct. to 5 Oct.
0.77 km from city centre
3.6/5Good! (89 reviews)

"My parents stayed for 1 night and said the staff were Lovely and very friendly. Its within easy walking distance to the leas cliff hall and restaurants and bars. They Received 10 % discount at local bar too as hotel guests at the western. Their room was comfy and amenities good."…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar. 2020

Westward Ho Hotel
Rocksalt
4 out of 5
4-5 Fishmarket, Folkestone, England
The price is AU$190 per night from 7 Oct. to 8 Oct.
0.61 km from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (37 reviews)

"Room generally was excellent - well appointed, modern, cozy and in a great location. The staff who checked me in and sorted out my initial issues were excellent"…"

Reviewed on 4 Nov. 2019

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Visiting Folkestone

Families will find kid-friendly activities in Folkestone, and visitors give high marks for the bustling port, entertainment choices, and lively bar scene. This city also attracts tourists with its welcoming locals. Top sights around the area include Canterbury Cathedral, Dover Museum, and Dover Castle.

  • There are 23 hotels and other accommodations in Folkestone
  • The closest major airport is in Manston (MSE-Kent Intl.) 32.2 from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Folkestone

Cultural venues in the city include Quarterhouse, The Tower Theatre, and Kent Battle of Britain Museum. The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the seaside and these places to visit: Lower Leas Coastal Park, Folkestone Beach, and Sandgate Beach. Exploring the waterfront is a top activity, and Folkestone Harbour is one place to visit.

As you plan your vacation, you'll find 23 hotels and other lodging accommodations to choose from in Folkestone. Here you'll find top ones based on our user reviews:

  • The Relish - This 4-star guesthouse features free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its helpful staff.
  • View Hotel Folkestone - Our customers like the dining options and clean, comfortable rooms at this hotel. This 4-star hotel features a restaurant, free WiFi, and free parking.
  • The Rob Roy Guest House - Amenities at this 3-star guesthouse include free breakfast and free WiFi. Expedia customers like its breakfast and convenient parking.

Outside the city, popular places to see include Canterbury Cathedral, located 14.5 mi (23.4 from the city center, and Dover Museum, which is 6.7 mi (10.8 away.

Getting Around Folkestone

With so many transportation options, exploring all of Folkestone is simple. If you want to see more of the area, hop aboard a train from Folkestone Harbour Station, Folkestone Central Station, or Folkestone West Station. Cross the water in a ferry from the local port.

Dressing for Folkestone

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 51°F and the nighttime average to be 35°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 68°F during the day and 39°F at night
  • July through September averages 71°F during the day and 49°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 61°F during the day and 37°F at night
  • About 1.02 inches of rain falls on Folkestone each year
  • Hottest months are usually July and August with an average temperature of 69°F, while the coldest months are February and January with an average of 35°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Folkestone?
Sunny Lodge Guest House is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 3-star guest house offers free WiFi and free parking. Reviews from our site also recommend Best Western Plus Burlington Hotel and Wards Hotel as top options for your stay.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Folkestone, will I receive a refund?
Yes, the majority of room reservations are fully refundable as long as you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before the scheduled arrival. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, you may still be able to cancel and get a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Add your dates and click on “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to get the top deals on offer in Folkestone.
What's the best budget-friendly accommodation in Folkestone?
Based on reviews, Grand Burstin Hotel Folkestone is a popular 3-star hotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and an indoor pool. Other good options for your budget-friendly stay include The Southcliff and The Carlton Hotel.
What's the best accommodation option for a family holiday to Folkestone?
Grand Burstin Hotel Folkestone is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an indoor pool and 2 restaurants. Other good options for your child-friendly holiday include View Hotel Folkestone and Best Western Plus Burlington Hotel. Also, attractions such as Leas Lift and Elham Valley Railway Museum are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best place to stay for a romantic holiday in Folkestone?
Best Western Plus Burlington Hotel is a favourite 4-star hotel for couples, and features premium bedding and 24-hour room service. Other good choices for a stay with your sweetheart include The Southcliff and Best Western Clifton Hotel.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Folkestone?
Holiday Inn Express Folkestone - Channel Tunnel is a top hotel for people travelling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and a bar/lounge for its human guests. Other good options for you and your pet include The Rob Roy Guest House and Grand Burstin Hotel Folkestone.
What's the best hotel to stay near the beach in Folkestone?
Grand Burstin Hotel Folkestone is a top 3-star beach hotel offering 2 restaurants and an indoor pool, located within a short 6-minute walk of Folkestone Beach . Other good options for your beach trip include Best Western Clifton Hotel and The Carlton Hotel.
What's the best high-end place to stay in Folkestone?
Best Western Plus Burlington Hotel is a 4-star hotel with a restaurant and 2 bars, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for a pampered stay.
What's the best boutique hotel in Folkestone?
View Hotel Folkestone is a favourite 4-star hotel with our travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features 44 guestrooms, a restaurant and a bar. If you want to stay at a boutique hotel, you might also want to look at The Relish.
What's the best place to stay if I'm looking to play golf in Folkestone?
The Southcliff is a hotel featuring free WiFi and 2 bars, and it’s a top choice for golfing nearby. Another good option is Best Western Plus Burlington Hotel if you’d like to be close to a golf course while in town. You can tee off at Sene Valley Golf Club during your trip.
What are some accommodation options with pools in Folkestone?
Grand Burstin Hotel Folkestone is a popular 3-star hotel featuring an indoor pool, a children’s pool and 2 restaurants.

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