“Imposing hotel with luxurious bedrooms and its own Champagne bar” - AA Inspector
Our Inspector's view
This imposing seafront hotel is enhanced by impressive grounds that inlcude a 13-green golf course and delightful gardens. The bedrooms offer modern facilities with pleasant interiors; many enjoy stunning sea views. Award-winning cuisine is served in Coast Restaurant, while a varied afternoon tea menu is offered in the Afternoon Tea Parlour. The leisure club includes a gym, a squash court, an indoor pool, and a spa offering a range of luxury treatments. The Champagne Bar is a popular addition to the hotel.
Facilities – at a glance
- En-suite rooms: 92
- Family rooms: 11
- Bedrooms Ground: 6
- Free TV
- Broadband available
- WiFi available
- Children welcome
- Ironing facilities
- High chairs
- Children's portions or menu
- Indoor Pool
- Golf Course
- Squash Courts
- Gym available
- Spa Available
- Christmas entertainment programme
- New Year entertainment programme
- Lift available
- Night porter available
- Outdoor parking spaces: 207
- Accessible bedrooms: 2
- Walk-in showers
- Single room, minimum price: £60
- Double room, minimum price: £60
- 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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