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Walpole Bay Hotel Museum

Fifth Avenue | Cliftonville, Margate CT9 2JJ, England
+44 1843 221703
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A trip back in time.

This is quite an experience and a must do when in the area. Great cream teas as well. We attended... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
John W
Canterbury, United Kingdom
Back in the 40s !

If you like antics, fine china & table linen, etc. you will love this place which has a unique... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Charlotte L
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  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
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“cream tea” (10 reviews)
“quirky hotel” (5 reviews)
“time warp” (3 reviews)
Fifth Avenue | Cliftonville, Margate CT9 2JJ, England
+44 1843 221703
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is quite an experience and a must do when in the area. Great cream teas as well. We attended a 90th birthday party there and the staff were excellent. It's a living museum with artifacts from the early decades of the 1900s. Many stars...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you like antics, fine china & table linen, etc. you will love this place which has a unique collection of vintage genuine items.

Thank Charlotte L
Reviewed 7 November 2017

If you like something different, then this is the place for you! The staff were very friendly and inviting, room upgrade was a lovely surprise. There is so much to look at in the Walpole, you might never venture out. The bed in room 101...More

Thank Doody59
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Good location and interesting building. In good weather can sit outside under cover and have tea and scones.

Thank ronn52
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Unique, wacky, amazing collection of vintage Edwardiana displayed higgledy-piggledy. A real discovery. Followed by the best ever cream tea.

Thank RLS58
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Stayed here a couple of years ago when we came for a show at the Winter Gardens so decided to use it for our cycle tour of the area. Room was very comfortable, staff were very accommodating and breakfast was great. It's right on thw...More

Thank AngGravesend
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Loved this quirky hotel. Stepping back in time. Very busy for Sunday lunch we couldn't get a table but had a drink on really pretty verandah

Thank Sue P
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Absolutely love this place. The most welcoming and friendly hotel ever. The staff were fantastic, the food was fantastic, the rooms all creaky and 'authentic' this is the sort of hotel you experience rather than just stay in. Have never felt so relaxed, so quickly...More

Thank Gary C
Reviewed 19 May 2017

thoroughly enjoyed our lunch at the Walpole. lovely attention paid to detail. Also enjoyed looking round the fascinating museum

Thank wallflower13
Reviewed 5 November 2016

A curious time warp happens when you step into the Walpole's antiquated lift, go up and enter the 'museum'. Its actually situated in the hotel upper floor corridors,decommissioned bathrooms and closets. A eerie experience to peer into a small room and find it full of...More

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