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The Southcliff, Folkestone

2-starThis establishment has received its official star rating from VisitEngland, the National Tourist Board for England.
22-26 The LeasFolkestoneEnglandCT20 2DYUnited Kingdom

Folkestone Victorian hotel with 2 bars/lounges
  • Free WiFi
Fantastic service
Great location
Good internet service
Tasty breakfast
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From 647 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

The Southcliff, Folkestone

from $30
  • Double Room, Sea View
  • Double Room, Balcony, Sea View
  • Double Room
  • Twin Room, 2 Twin Beds
  • Single Room (Value)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 68 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 5 floors


  • Check-in time 2:30 PM-1 AM
  • Check-out time is 10:30 AM
  • Express check-out
If you are planning to arrive after 11:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Required at check in

  • Debit card deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • No parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Full breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 2 bars/lounges
Things to do
  • Golfing nearby
Working away
  • Business center
  • Number of meeting rooms - 2
  • Conference space
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built 1865
  • Elevator/lift
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in common areas

In the room

Home comforts
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
Be entertained
  • 22-inch LCD TV
  • Digital TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping

The Southcliff, Folkestone’s small print

Also known as

  • Southcliff Folkestone
  • Southcliff Hotel
  • Southcliff Hotel Folkestone
  • The Southcliff Folkestone, Kent, UK
  • The Southcliff Hotel Folkestone


This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Optional extras

Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 6.50 per person (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around The Southcliff, Folkestone


  • Heart of Folkestone
  • Leas Cliff Hall - 2 min walk
  • Folkestone Harbour - 10 min walk
  • Leas Lift - 14 min walk
  • Folkestone Beach - 14 min walk
  • Lower Leas Coastal Park - 24 min walk
  • Sandgate Beach - 2.3 mi / 3.7 km
  • Battle of Britain Memorial - 2.4 mi / 3.9 km

Getting around

  • Manston (MSE-Kent Intl.) - 50 min drive
  • London (LGW-Gatwick) - 76 min drive
  • Folkestone Harbour Station - 10 min walk
  • Folkestone Central Station - 12 min walk
  • Folkestone West Station - 24 min walk
  • Onsite parking not available

Recent reviews

Good 7.0 From 245 reviews

The Southcliff, Folkestone
Very Good8.0
Helpful hotel
Just spent the night prior to going across to France. Well located and s comfortable nights sleep and helpful staff
irene, us1 night business trip
The Southcliff, Folkestone
Fine in Folkstone
Ideal for what I wanted. Bed comfortable and hotel easy to find. Easy check in.
irene, us1 night business trip
The Southcliff, Folkestone
Very Good8.0
the room was small, very dated, but overall the location more than made up for its drawbacks,
Robert, ca1 night trip
The Southcliff, Folkestone
Very Good8.0
Comfortable stay.
I was delighted to receive an upgraded room which had recently been refurbished. It was very comfortable and clean. Reception staff were all polite and helpful.
Beverley, gb2 night trip
The Southcliff, Folkestone
Very Good8.0
Ok for an overnight stop.
This is a 'old school' type of hotel by the seafront in Folkestone. near the town centre. Staff friendly & helpful. We stayed overnight before catching Le Shuttle to Holland.
caroline, gb1 night trip

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The Southcliff, Folkestone

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