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    The Happy Dolphin

    11 Buenos Ayres, Margate CT9 5AE, England
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          Overview
          • Excellent24%
          • Very good32%
          • Average2%
          • Poor2%
          • Terrible40%
          16 May 2017
          “Lovely friendly guest house”
          16 May 2017
          “its a lovly place to stay”
          Beachfront
          Smoking rooms available
          Bar/Lounge
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Pool
          Restaurant
          Room Service
          Suites
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          Walpole Bay Hotel
          495 reviews
          #2 of 12 hotels in Margate
           
          Premier Inn Margate Hotel
          811 reviews
          #3 of 12 hotels in Margate
           
          Travelodge Margate Westwood
          253 reviews
          #5 of 12 hotels in Margate
           
          Sands Hotel
          686 reviews
          #1 of 12 hotels in Margate
           
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          Reviews (37)
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          21 - 25 of 36 reviews

          Reviewed 3 September 2011

          Room filthy,propriotor SCARY. Warm friendly welcome WHERE????

          6  Thank bbabe69
          Reviewed 12 July 2011

          I booked this b&b being on a bussiness trip. Because of the nature of my job, I have to travel a lot so I have stayed in quite a few places around UK. This place is the worst I ever stayed so far. 1) On...More

          6  Thank Vee82
          Reviewed 23 June 2011

          I have stayed at the Happy Dolphin on business and pleasure quite a few times now and quite frankly would not stay anywhere else when in the area. Susan strives continually to make sure that guests are comfortable and happy. The rooms are clean, cosy...More

          2  Thank graygall
          Reviewed 8 September 2010

          The happy dolphin is both dusty dank and the stairs dip . the rooms are small and barely make u smile . if u want a roof fine. but the landlady was rude to me on both the phone and in person when she didnt...More

          6  Thank rbhjhgyf
          Reviewed 19 August 2010

          I stayed here with a group of friends for a stag do. We wanted a cheap b&b in a seaside location and the Happy Dolphin fit the bill. Having read some of the reviews on here I feared the worse. Happily we all had a...More

          Thank SteeveSharpe
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          About
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Beachfront
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Room amenities
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Things to do
          • Bar/Lounge
          Details
          • Room types
          • Smoking rooms available
          • Number of rooms
          • 8
          • Location
          • United Kingdom >
          • England >
          • Kent >
          • Isle of Thanet >
          • Margate
          • Also Known As
          • The Happy Dolphin Margate, Kent
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          Room Tips
          "all of the rooms are very good"
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          "The front rooms look out onto the beach and the rooms are cosy"
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          "Family room for upto severn on the first floor with a sea view.Also well equipped for a Family."
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          "right on the beach and 2 min walk from town"
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