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“Stunning stopover @ Stay2a”
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Stay2a
Ranked #4 of 26 Folkestone B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
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14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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“Stunning stopover @ Stay2a”
Reviewed 1 August 2013

Absolutely everything was top notch: service, cleanliness, room, staff, breakfast (which was divine). Paul and Penny were the perfect hosts. However Emily, who was Front of House, made our evening outstanding! A very big thank you to all at Stay2a from the 'metal basher' and 'accessibility expert.'

Room Tip: We were in 'Burlesque.'
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  • Stayed July 2013, travelled as a couple
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Prestatyn
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2013

We travelled down on the Friday to Stay2a to save us having a long (330 miles) journey before we picked up our cruise ship at Dover. Stay2a was excellent, clean, comfortable and top quality. We also dined in Pauls restaurant, which is attached to the hotel, and that was also perfect, good food, great staff, and a desirable ambience. If we cruise from Dover, or travel to France, we'll certainly use the hotel and restaurant again.

Room Tip: If you are a light sleeper, you might be better having a back room to avoid the bit of traffic noise...
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  • Stayed July 2013, travelled as a couple
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Burnham UK
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37 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2013

First class welcome and service. The recently refurbished rooms were extremely modern with every comfort. Extensive breakfast offering with fresh tropical fruit salad followed by traditional choices and some impressive alternatives e.g. smoked salmon, eggs bendict/florentine. Complimentary all-day soft drinks and fruit exemplify Paul's welcome.

Room Tip: All rooms are well appointed, just choose your theme!
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  • Stayed July 2013, travelled as a couple
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 14 July 2013

Stay 2a is a really lovely B&B, I can't recommend it enough. We received a really warm welcome, despite arriving later than we had planned and were shown upstairs to our beautiful 'Love Letters' room. It was immaculate, not a speck of dust anywhere to be seen. We had something to eat in the restaurant downstairs which was also really lovely. Slept very well on a very comfy bed, ate a delicious breakfast (they even catered for my awkward lactose-intolerance!) and was ready for a huge road trip in France. I will definitely be staying at Stay 2a again, it was absolutely fantastic!

  • Stayed June 2013, travelled as a couple
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Farnborough, Hampshire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2013

Spent a couple of days in this lovely boutique hotel and can honestly say it was fabulous!
We had the room "Love Letters" and it was beautiful, very well appointed and maintained - loved everything about the place. Curled up on the chair by the window - reading a book - so peaceful- heaven!
Paul and Penny were teh perfect hosts and nothing and i really mean nothing was too much trouble. Breakfast was -well words fail me - the choice was staggering and the quality - brilliant.
With only 3 rooms this is a little gem - cant wait until our next visit - which is already booked:)

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled as a couple
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Brighton, England
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42 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2013

Visiting Folkestone for a family party we needed a place to stay for one night and were pointed to Stay2a by another local hotel which happened to be fully booked. I am delighted to report that their recommendation turned out to be an excellent one. Paul the owner called us before our arrival to confirm our booking and to give us information about how to get to the B&B by road, or in our case, from the local station. The three guest rooms are over the excellent Pauls Restaurant (the recommendation from members of my family who are regular diners there) and are all well furnished in a modern and interesting style. Ours, called A Walk in the Park, was the largest and overlooked the front of the building, and we really couldn't have asked for a more charming room, tons of space, a lovely bed with a memory foam mattress, modern flat screen Freeview TV, bath with power shower and everything seemed new and spotlessly clean. Breakfast was included in the very reasonable price of the room and seemed to consist of just about anything we could have asked for. I ended up ordering haddock on a bed of spinach in a Hollandaise sauce which was delicious. The proprietors Paul and Penny could not have been more hospitable and kind and even drove us to the station when it was time to leave as we were running rather late for our train!

The B&B is centrally located, just a five minute walk to the famous Leas and ten minutes from the old harbour, and has an adjacent car park available for guests. An excellent coffee machine is available for guests' use 24 hours a day along with soft drinks and fresh fruit is provided in case you need a healthy snack. We could think of no negatives to write about this excellent establishment and would unreservedly recommend it to anyone wanting to stay at a B&B in Folkestone.

Room Tip: There are three rooms, Burlesque, Love Letters and A Walk in the Park. All are beautifully decorate...
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  • Stayed June 2013, travelled with family
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England
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Reviewed 26 June 2013

We stayed one night prior to leaving on the way to France, the owners were unfortunately for us having their half day off but Paul was very very helpful explaining everything on the phone, we stayed in love letters - really great room, well priced with many extras beyond the norm. Bed too hard for me though and gave me back ache. It was a Sunday night and Folkestone was basically shut, Paul did suggest a restaurant up the road which was the only one open but it was not greatly appealing so we ended up at tescos and eating in our room!

  • Stayed June 2013, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Stay2a

Property: Stay2a
Address: 2A Bouverie Road West, Folkestone CT20 2RX, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Folkestone
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 26 B&Bs / Inns in Folkestone
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Stay2a provides stylish “Boutique Hotel” style guest accommodation in the heart of Folkestone, Kent. Choose from three designer themed kingsize ensuite bedrooms offering luxury and individuality. Fully inclusive Bed and Breakfast. ... more   less 
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