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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed for one night in February during a SE business trip. Very nice 1920's style hotel with lots of interesting long forgotten implements and furniture. Food was great and staff were very friendly and helpful. Bowls Greens indoor and outdoor adjacent to the hotel and also the beach.

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Gillingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Walpole Bay Hotel is pretty well known for appearances on various TV shows. We needed a weekend away so booked 2 nights. The hotel is in a Victorian/Edwardian building near the beach at Cliftonville. Parking was no issue on the road outside. On entering you get the feeling for the owners taste in decor there are curious collectables everywhere....

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Margate, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walpole, Walpole, Walpole... What can I say about you ay? You magnificent relic. There have only been a few moments in Begby's long and fruitful life that really knock us off our socks and YOU Miss Walpole, passing through your doors, was one of them! Another that springs to my mind was my first lambing season on my aunt's farm....

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To start with, if you like quirky and vintage - and I do - this is THE hotel for you. It is the epitome of a time capsule and you HAVE to take that in to consideration when thinking about staying here. having said all of that, the beds are comfortable, the food was good, the staff are incredibly friendly...

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Bromley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Would not recommended the cream and scone tea. It looked appetising enough, a well set tea tray with two large scones apparently home made but when attempting to pick the scone up it fell to pieces and tasted decidedly doughey. The waiter assured us the scones were adequately cooked but helpfully changed them for another two, which he assured us...

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Brisbane
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for one night. Hotel is a litle gem, rooms are large and well appointed. Staff are all friendly and helpful. Dinner was delicious, all food is freshly prepared. Hotel itself is very interesting. Would stay again.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited for Sunday lunch, booking about ten days in advance and requesting a window table. On arrival the table request seemed to have been lost/forgotten/ignored and we found ourselves adjacent to the piano (very pleasant) in a corner. The bar has been very sensibly extended but incomprehensibly all of the draught beers have been removed. The meal was very...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We stayed there for 3 nights in early December. The first night we were the ONLY people there. Can they survive with such low bookings?? They obviously do a lot of catering for special local events and there seemed to be a lot of parties going on in the daytime and early evening while we were there. The exhibition of...

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Ashford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 January 2017

18 of us stayed here for New Years Eve dinner, disco, bed and breakfast. And how we all enjoyed it. Beautifully decorated for Christmas, the hotel was a pleasure. Quirky certainly, a few chipped edges maybe, but clean and friendly, the staff couldn't do enough to make our stay a success. Our rooms were varied and interesting, the whole group...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 31 December 2016

This is a unique and quirky hotel that I highly recommend. I stayed here with my sisters and the service and food were excellent. The rooms are filled with old world charm - although the mattresses were not comfortable, hence the loss of a star. The staff could not have made you feel more welcome and the vegetarian choices for...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
From the moment you enter the Walpole Bay Hotel and Museum, you step back in time to the ambiance of a bygone era. This historic Margate hotel was built for discerning guests in 1914, extended in 1927 and is now being lovingly restored to her former glory by the Bishop family. The Walpole is a family run hotel that strives to achieve a friendly home from home atmosphere combined with a warmth and timeless elegance. From the relaxing flower decked terrace with sea views, to the Edwardian style restaurant, you will rediscover a passion for the finer things in life. And to make your visit complete enjoy a ride in our 1927 Otis trellis gated lift, that services every floor. So if you are looking for hotels in Margate, you will not find a more welcoming, warm, charming experience anywhere else, so come and enjoy your time in Margate, Kent and reserve your room at the Walpole Bay Hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Walpole Bay Hotel

Address: Fifth Avenue | Cliftonville, Margate CT9 2JJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Isle of Thanet > Margate
Price Range: £81 - £105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Walpole Bay Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 42
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Also Known As:
Walpole Bay Cliftonville
Hotel Walpole Bay
Walpole Bay Hotel Margate, Kent
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Margate
#1 Family Hotel in Margate
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“Sea view every time.”
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