Two 18th-century flint cottages that became a pub more than 150 years ago, this charming,…
Best Western Plus Dover Marina Hotel & Spa
“Tasteful hotel with an impressive range of facilities” - AA Inspector
Our Inspector's view
Close to the white cliffs and Dover Castle, this attractive, terraced, waterfront hotel overlooks the harbour and offers a wide range of facilities including two Marco Pierre White dining outlets, a bar, coffee shop, business facility, and four function rooms. There is a modern Spa offering treatments including Ayurveda, sauna, steam room, jacuzzi and a large and well-equipped fitness centre. Some of the tastefully decorated bedrooms have balconies and many have superb sea views.
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Facilities – at a glance
- En-suite rooms: 85
- Family rooms: 5
- Satellite TV available
- Free TV
- Broadband available
- WiFi available
- Hearing loop installed
- Children welcome
- Gym available
- Spa Available
- Christmas entertainment programme
- New Year entertainment programme
- Lift available
- Night porter available
- Walk-in showers
- Open all year
- Holds a civil ceremony licence
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About the area
The White Cliffs of Dover are an English icon – the epitome of our island heritage and sense of nationhood. They also mark the point where the Kent Downs AONB, that great arc of chalk downland stretching from the Surrey Hills and sometimes known as ‘the Garden of England’, finally reaches the sea. This is a well-ordered and settled landscape, where chalk and greensand escarpments look down into the wooded Weald to the south.
Many historic parklands, including Knole Park and Sir Winston Churchill’s red-brick former home at Chartwell, are also worth visiting. Attractive settlements such as Charing, site of Archbishop Cranmer’s Tudor palace, and Chilham, with its magnificent half-timbered buildings and 17th-century castle built on a Norman site, can be found on the Pilgrim’s Way, the traditional route for Canterbury-bound pilgrims in the Middle Ages.
In the nature reserves, such as the traditionally coppiced woodlands of Denge Wood and Earley Wood, and the ancient fine chalk woodland of Yockletts Bank high on the North Downs near Ashford, it is still possible to experience the atmosphere of wilderness that must have been felt by the earliest travellers along this ancient ridgeway.
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