Walpole Bay Hotel & Museum

A Hotel in Margate, Kent

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Fifth Avenue, Cliftonville

Walpole Bay Hotel & Museum, Margate
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Accommodation Description:

From the moment you enter The Walpole Bay Hotel, you step back in time to the ambience of a bygone era. With spacious lounges, a flower decked verandah, Edwardian restaurant and a 1920s ballroom.

The Walpole Bay Hotel in Cliftonville, Kent, was built for discerning guests in 1914, extended in 1927 and is now being lovingly restored to her former glory. With spacious lounges, a flower decked veranda, Edwardian restaurant, snooker room and a 1920s ballroom, guests will appreciate the level of comfort and service The Walpole provides. Nearby, there are many attractions and places of interest to visit such as the Shell Grotto, Quex House, museums and galleries.

There are five theatres including the second oldest in Britain, The Theatre Royal, and the smallest, The Tom Thumb. From live entertainment at The Winter Gardens to building sand castles, guests experience no difficulty in finding enjoyment in the area. From the moment you enter The Walpole Bay Hotel, you step back in time to the ambience of a bygone era.

The wonderful 1927 trellis-gated lift serving all five floors is the centrepiece of our ?Living Museum? which will eventually encompass the whole hotel. Most of our rooms have balconies, and as The Walpole is positioned at right angles to the cliffs, every room has stunning, uninterrupted sea views.

2 star rating

From: £65.00

Room Facilities
Wireless internet connection
Tea and coffee making facilities
Ironing board
Colour television
Adjoining rooms

Wedding services
Wakeup call
Room service
Non-smoking (throughout)
Ironing facilities
Internet access (wireless) in public areas
Adjoining rooms
24-hour reception

Off-site parking

Business Facilities
Internet connection (wireless)
Meeting rooms
Direct dial phone

Dining Facilities
The elegant Edwardian dining room serves quality traditional cuisine with delicious homemade dishes a speciality. The wine list is extensive but reasonably priced. During the day, light lunches and afternoon tea can be served in the restaurant, bar lounge or taken on the beautiful veranda. The restaurant and 1927 ballroom are ideally suited to cater for wedding receptions, dinner dances and functions.

Breakfast (Full cooked)
Breakfast (Continental)

Child Facilities
Baby listening/monitoring

Pet Policy
Other small pets
All pets

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Nearby Historic Attractions

Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

Ramsgate, St Laurence in Thanet Church - 3.7 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Powell-Cotton Museum, Quex House and Gardens - 4.2 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

St Augustine's Cross - 4.8 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Minster Abbey - 5.6 miles (Abbey) Heritage Rating

Minster-in-Thanet, St Mary the Virgin Church - 5.7 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Richborough Roman Fort - 7.4 miles (Roman Site) Heritage Rating

Sandwich, St Mary's Church - 8.4 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

The Secret Gardens of Sandwich - 8.5 miles (Garden) Heritage Rating

Sandwich, St Peter's Church - 8.6 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Sandwich, St Clement's Church - 8.6 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

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