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The Happy Dolphin Guest House

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Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

I first fell in love with the place over ago and I found it to be a lovely place to stay plus it will always be my place to stay in Margate as looking over to the sea is beautiful and the owner is a...More

Thank catherine42018
Response from crystalMargate, Owner at The Happy Dolphin Guest HouseResponded 23 March 2018

I am very pleased that you enjoyed your stay here and look forward to welcoming you again soon.

Reviewed 20 August 2017

This guest house is in need of a massive make over. The rooms are completely cluttered with dust collectors and items that are completely useless so there is no space what so ever to do anything for example a huge lettuce strainer was in the...More

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Response from crystalMargate, Owner at The Happy Dolphin Guest HouseResponded 22 August 2017

I would like to know where the lettuce strainer is because I have never put one in any of the rooms and I cant think of anything that is there that would look like one so I think this person is referring to another place....More

Reviewed 14 August 2017

We stayed with Sue over the bank holiday weekend, and had a very pleasant stay with a sea-view room. Sue is an affable host and a great conversationalist, ensuring our stay was an enjoyable and memorable one. Bedroom was nice and clean, and things such...More

Thank lrg321
Response from crystalMargate, Owner at The Happy Dolphin Guest HouseResponded 16 August 2017

Thank you for your review. I am pleased to hear that you had a pleasant stay, which I helped to play a part in. Look forward to seeing you again in the future when you next need to get away to the seaside. Regards from...More

Reviewed 16 May 2017

As soon as we arrived we were made to feel very welcome by Susan and Zoe. The place was clean and quirky which is exactly what I hoped it would be. We will return in later in the year for a nice Summer break.

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Response from crystalMargate, Owner at The Happy Dolphin Guest HouseResponded 18 May 2017

Thank you very much for our chats, it was so nice to meet someone who likes the "old fashion" type of music. Very pleased that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you all again later in the year.

Reviewed 16 May 2017

i been going 2 the happy dolphin for some years now.,sue the owner is polite, very welcoming. the problems i have had, she dealt with very good way. yes the place next door is being done up, at this time, its not SUE FAULT, if...More

Thank Nigel B
Response from crystalMargate, Owner at The Happy Dolphin Guest HouseResponded 18 May 2017

Thank you Nigel for your nice review. It really is a pleasure to have you stay and I am glad to hear that you feel as if you are in a home from home. Hope everything with your life sorts out and I look forward...More

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"Ask Sue Stratford!"
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"all of the rooms are very good"
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"The front rooms look out onto the beach and the rooms are cosy"
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"Family room for upto severn on the first floor with a sea view.Also well equipped for a Family."
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