Folkestone's premier hotel
Best Western Clifton Hotel is Folkestoneís premier AA rated three star hotel with an elegant cliff-top position and spectacular views of the English Channel. Built in 1864, originally as a seaside townhouse for its Victorian residents, it nestles in the centre of Folkestoneís famous Leas, which is renowned for its well-kept lawns and gardens.
Only fifty yards from the Leas Cliff Hall Conference and Entertainment Centre, the hotel is within walking distance of the town's amenities. An excellent base for trips to France located only three miles from the Channel Tunnelís terminal and seven miles from the ferry port in Dover, as well as being conveniently situated for the M20 motorway.
Best Western Clifton Hotel information
Traditional Victorian style hotel dating back to 1864, situated in the centre of the famous Leas and offering spectacular views of the English Channel.
BEST WESTERN Clifton Hotel is the perfect venue for the business conferences or a relaxing break. Ideally situated for those wishing to explore Kent and many other places of interest. Or visit France via the Channel Tunnel (only minutes away) or ferry from Dover.
All 80 bedrooms have sea views with private bathroom/shower en-suite, are very comfortably furnished (a number have King/Queen size beds), colour TV, radio, data points, direct dial telephone and tea/coffee making facilities. The Garden Restaurant is the ideal venue for a leisurely meal with a choice of menus, which are complemented by fine wines.
Relax and unwind in the Lease Lounge, overlooking the English Channel, or in Summer on the Terrace, where you can enjoy a light snack or refreshments.
Relaxing at BEST WESTERN Clifton Hotel
The south-facing lounge directly overlooks The Leas and the English Channel and is the ideal place to relax and enjoy a light snack or refreshments.
The Clifton Bar overlooks the sun terrace with its flower-filled boxes providing a warm and friendly atmosphere where one can enjoy a drink from our renowned choice of cask-conditioned draught ales. One can also choose from the varied selection of hot and cold snacks.
Additional facilities include the Games Room, lifts and the 24-hour porterage service.
Daily vouchers for street parking are available from reception at a reduced rate to Hotel Guest.
Please request your voucher upon your arrival.
The hotel provides excellent facilities for wedding receptions, private luncheons or dinner parties, and can offer the perfect venue for parties of 6 to 100 persons.
A choice of five seperate function rooms are available, some interconnecting. All offer natural lighting and tastful decor. Spectacular views of the hotelís private two acre garden provide a tranquil setting for any special event.
Luncheon, dinner or afternoon tea can be served as either a buffet or served at the table. A wide selection of menus are available, and the Banqueting Team would be pleased to discuss your particular needs.
The comfortably furnished restaurant overlooks the adjoining garden and is the ideal venue for a leisurely luncheon or dinner. A choice of seasonal menus are complimented by fine wines. Children are catered for with their own menu, or they can choose from the main menu. At certain times of the year our resident pianist provides the background music during dinner for your enjoyment.