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Walpole Bay Hotel

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From the moment you enter the Walpole Bay Hotel and Museum, you step back in time to the ambiance of a bygone era. This historic Margate hotel was built for discerning guests in 1914, extended in 1927 and is now being lovingly restored to her former glory by the Bishop family. The Walpole is a family run hotel that strives to achieve a friendly home from home atmosphere combined with a warmth and timeless elegance. From the relaxing flower decked terrace with sea views, to the Edwardian style restaurant, you will rediscover a passion for the finer things in life. And to make your visit complete enjoy a ride in our 1927 Otis trellis gated lift, that services every floor. So if you are looking for hotels in Margate, you will not find a more welcoming, warm, charming experience anywhere else, so come and enjoy your time in Margate, Kent and reserve your room at the Walpole Bay Hotel.
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Wheelchair Access
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Second stay at this charming hotel. Really cannot fault anything at all. Love the feeling of stepping back in time. Very warm and friendly. Excellent breakfast. We will definitely return and would not hesitate to recommend if your looking for somewhere to stay that’s a little
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My daughters had booked a reception following a family funeral - just tea and scones as it was rather early in the morning. We are strangers to the area so didn't really know what to expect. We arrived to beautifully laid tables with lovely vintage china, arranged in tables of
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If you are interested in something different,stay here, as it is the complete opposite to a Premier Inn or Travel Lodge . One night here will give you something to remember and talk about for years to come. Jane and her guys have done a wonderful job of creating a warm
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Went to a birthday party in their function room downstairs. Great bar area, then big hall with DJ area. I don’t know how many it can hold maybe 120. Nice big buffet room on the billard table. Good buffet, everything was fresh and tasty.
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An eclectic experience - a building with history and the story of the hotel is told well and has even retained the Chambermaids Scullery to exhibit how it was. We had a very warm welcome at Reception on arrival, comfortable generous sized room (room heating set too warm for us
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Room 106
Deluxe Suite
View from the Balcony
How close is this hotel to town & other restaurants.
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Could you advise what kind of parking is available please?
On street parking outside the hotel. There are normally plenty of spaces available and no charges for parking.
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I stayed one night with my daughter and her well behaved cockapoo. He was allowed in the bedroom. He wasn't allowed in the dining room but they made up a table for us in the next door bar and another table for someone else who had their dog with them. There is plenty of grass to take dogs to between the hotel and the beach.
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Do you have charge facilities for electric vehicles?
Please contact the hotel direct.
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Do all balcony rooms have a sea view?
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"sea views the best to appreciate the location"
"Room 308 according to Dee and me. By the way this is also a dog-friendly hotel."
"All rooms have a sea view, someone in 105 is snoring like a pig, so get a room on the 2nd floor !"
"Family room 312 with lovely views on 3rd floor"
"room 305 is the room we stayed in"
US$118 - US$123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United KingdomEnglandIsle of ThanetMargate
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