The Carlton Hotel - Folkestone

16-19 The Leas, Folkestone, United Kingdom, CT20 2DU  show map
 2 stars
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The Carlton Hotel - Folkestone

Free Wi-Fi
Parking

Parking on request

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Cafe

Laundry
TV

Leisure/ TV room

Elevator

Overview

The Carlton Hotel is placed in a coastal area of Folkestone in the vicinity of The Dolls House, Marsh Maize Maze and Sandgate Beach. Built in 1900, the family hotel was renovated in 2000.

Offering privileged setting in Folkestone just near a port, The Carlton Hotel overlooks English Channel. The venue is set within 1 km from Folkestone city center.

The Carlton Hotel offers a beautiful view to its guests.

London Southend airport can be reached in 65 minutes by car from The Carlton Hotel.

Rooms

The hotel has 70 elegant rooms with simple décor featuring a seating area, a writing desk, a refrigerator, a dressing area and TV. Some rooms at The Carlton Hotel have a view over the sea. They are fitted with coffee/tea makers and a dishwasher as well as en suite bathrooms with a hairdryer, a shower and a bathtub.

Eat & Drink

Start your day with a tasty breakfast served at the restaurant. Serving an array of dishes, The Lavender Tea House and Beano's Vegetarian Cafe Bar are just 550 meters away.

Services

There are an elevator, parking and a safe deposit box provided on-site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   70.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Parking on request
  • Free parking
  • Free on-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • Pets allowed (limited amount or weight)
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Luggage storage
  • Private beach
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Bicycle storage

Services

  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shops/Commercial services

Dining facilities

  • Half board
  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Projector
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available

Leisure facilities

  • Beach access
  • Leisure/ TV room

Room view

  • Sea view

Room facilities

  • Individual heating
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Garden furniture
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Room toiletries
  • Lighted makeup mirror

Self-catering

  • Dishwasher

Media

  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Paid movies/Video
  • Plug adaptor
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 16 may stay at the price of 50 % of the room stay per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 

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Hotel Address:

16-19 The Leas, Folkestone, United Kingdom, CT20 2DU

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City Center
  • Folkestone
    1000 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Folkestone Central Railway Station
    3000 ft
  • Eurotunnel UK
    2.7 mi
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
Parks
  • Lower Leas Coastal Park
    1800 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    70

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Rooms and availability

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Double Room
Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds
Size: 380 sq. feet
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    Family Room
    Size: 270 sq. feet
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      Comfort Double Room
      Bed type: Double bed
      Size: 400 sq. feet
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        Deluxe Family Room
        Size: 435 sq. feet
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          How to reach hotel

          hotel The Carlton Hotel - Folkestone Folkestone location
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          Hotel Address:

          16-19 The Leas, Folkestone, United Kingdom, CT20 2DU

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Folkestone
            1000 ft
          Airports
          Train Stations
          • Folkestone Central Railway Station
            3000 ft
          • Eurotunnel UK
            2.7 mi
          • Bus stop
            700 ft
          Parks
          • Lower Leas Coastal Park
            1800 ft
          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  3 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  12 pm
          • Number of floors:
            4
          • Number of rooms:
            70

          Hotel Awards

          UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedFolkestoneThe Carlton Hotel

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          Hotels Recommended by Guests in United Kingdom

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          The Carlton Hotel Location

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          What's nearby

          Tourist attractions

          • The Print Room - 2300 ft
          • Sandgate Mens Club - 1.3 mi

          Popular areas

          • City Center - 700 ft

          Places of interest

          • Folkestone Constitutional Club - 1400 ft
          • Dover Road Social Club - 3000 ft
          • Royal Victoria Hospital - 3300 ft
          • Cheriton Oddfellows Social Club - 1.5 mi
          • Cheriton Bowls Club - 1.9 mi

          Train stations

          • Folkestone Central Railway Station - 2700 ft
          • Eurotunnel UK - 2.6 mi

          Amusement

          • Silver Screen Cinema - 1700 ft
          • Rendezvous Amusement Arcades - 1700 ft
          • J G's Amusements - 2000 ft
          • Folkestone Bowls Association Ltd - 4600 ft
          • The Village - 5000 ft

          Monuments and Landmarks

          • Folkestone Harbour - 4000 ft

          Museums

          • Folkestone Museum - 2000 ft
          • The Folkestone People History Centre - 2000 ft

          Theaters

          • Leas Cliff Hall - 400 ft
          • Tower Theatre Folkestone - 1.7 mi
          • F H O D S - 1.8 mi

          Local attractions

          • Sandgate Beach - 1.8 mi
            Sandgate Esplanade, Folkestone
          • Elham Valley Line Trust Countryside Centre & Railway Museum - 2.9 mi
            Newington Road, Folkestone
          • Samphire Hoe - 4.7 mi
            A20, Dover
          • Kent Battle of Britain Museum - 2.8 mi
            Aerodrome Road, Hawkinge
          • Fisherman's Beach - 4.1 mi
            West Parade, Hythe

          Near the hotel

          • Lower Leas Coastal Park - 1800 ft
            Lower Sandgate Road, Folkestone
          • Folkestone Harbour - 2800 ft
            The Stade, Folkestone
          • Folkestone Creative Quarter - 2400 ft
            The Old High Street & Tontine Street, Folkestone
          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  3 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  12 pm
          • Number of floors:
            4
          • Number of rooms:
            70

          Hotel Awards

          UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedFolkestoneThe Carlton Hotel

          According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
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          The Carlton Hotel Reviews

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

          Average guest rating

          6.6out of 10
          Good
          Based on 493 reviews

          Rating by category:

          Location
          7.3
          Rooms
          5.0
          Service
          8.7
          Value
          6.0

          Guest reviews

          • Couple
            6.2

            The location. Friendly and helpful staff.

            It needs a bit of refurbishment, eg more comfortable matress and better showering facilities.

          • Single
            5.4

            If you want somewhere cheap to sleep before the ferry / tunnel then this hotel will meet your needs. It was good value, including an all you can eat breakfast and overnight parking

            The toilet was a sanilav rather than a real toilet. When you flushed, it leaked all over the floor. The flooring in the toilet was lifting, so this had been broken for a long time.

          • Group of friends
            7.4

            The Hotel was clean & good value,the breakfast offered good choice.The guy who did the bar on his own was superb,friendly,proffesional & very pleasant.

            Bed was a little uncomfy,tv reception was poor.

          • Older travelers
            6.2

            Good breakfast

            Music in the lounge directly under our room 117 till midnight

          • Group of friends
            5.4

            Breakfast

            no central heating, in need of updating eg window frames poorly fitting, bathroom was old fashioned

          • Older travelers
            6.2

            Helpfullnes of some of the staff

            The room was very cold with the heating on. You could put your hand in the gap in the window. You had to run the tap for 5 min before getting warm water. Breakfast service was slow.

          • Group of friends
            6.6

            Hotel staff friendly & welcoming. Room/bed clean & comfortable [although decor bath tv etc stuck in the 80's] Breakfast ok.

            Hotel in need of a make over.

          • Group of friends
            5.8

            - cheap, good hard working kitchen staff

            no internet, no telephone, poor decor, very old furniture, a very tired hotel.

          • Group of friends
            7.0

            I found the staff very freindly and helpful and they alwayed had a smile when they talked to you.

            The room was very damp and musty,the pertion wall to thin.

          • Older travelers
            8.2

            It has a lovely location by the sea front. Very peaceful.

            The hotel is a bit tired. The rooms could do with a make over.

          • Couple
            5.0

            The hotel is extremely dated. The walls between the rooms are very thin - we could hear everything from next room and this affected our night's sleep.

          • Single
            7.0

            I was made to feel very welcome at both the Reception and in the dining room. There were no 'airs and graces' just a comfortable 'at home' feeling. Breakfast was served from 06.30 which suited my needs and probably most of the other guests who, like me, probably wanted to get on with their day at the golf in Sandwich.

            Not unaturally, because of the Open Golf tournament at Sandwich a few miles along the coast, the management had increased their prices. Fair enough, but in my opinion, probably about £20 per night too much.

          • Older travelers
            6.6

            The Staff were great and very helpful, the breakfast was fantastic, drinks were cheap in the bar. Linen very clean.

            The room wasn't exactly comfortable, floorbaords creak at every point, toilet seat kept moving, the tele was far too small couldn't read the writing on it from the bed. Could have done with larger towels for after having a shower.

          • Group of friends
            8.2

            Basic but great value for money and friendly.

          • Older travelers
            7.0

            It was a very convenient location for an event we were attending at the Leas Cliff Hall

          How to reach hotel

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

          Hotel Address:

          16-19 The Leas, Folkestone, United Kingdom, CT20 2DU

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Folkestone
            1000 ft
          Airports
          Train Stations
          • Folkestone Central Railway Station
            3000 ft
          • Eurotunnel UK
            2.7 mi
          • Bus stop
            700 ft
          Parks
          • Lower Leas Coastal Park
            1800 ft
          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  3 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  12 pm
          • Number of floors:
            4
          • Number of rooms:
            70

          Hotel Awards

          UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedFolkestoneThe Carlton Hotel

          According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
          Hotels Recommended by Guests in United Kingdom

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