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Alpha Hostel Margate

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Purley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 April 2017

I went to this Hostel a bit weary but I was amazed the place is not the usual 4 star hotels I am used to booking but it was clean & functional with everything that you actually need . May be not want but for £ 32 per night for two people . It's close to the beech , train...

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Reviewed 29 August 2016

I can recommend this place to anybody who wants to have a nice and affordable holliday! Just 150 meters from the beach, just across the road. Also children friendly,friendly personnel. There is a well equipped kitchen, so you can cook your own food. There is a evening store closeby where you can buy all kinds of food for very fair...

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Elland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

If you're a large family looking for somewhere to stay on your way to the ferry crossing then this place is ideal. They have a family room than comfortably sleeps 6 with ensuite. Staff are welcoming a friendly and the location is beautiful. Right on the beach. It was a great start for our trip to France.

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Chester, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Planned a last minute trip to Margate so was trying to find a place to stay on a budget. Rooms here were nice and cheap at £32 for the night. Wasn't expecting much for the price but the staff were nice and friendly and the check-in process nice and easy. I was out until 2am and there was no problems...

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1Thank Ollie C
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Excellent sea-front location with views out to sea from the dining room. . Very clean public areas and bathrooms with a lovely hot shower. Very clean and well-equipped shared kitchen. A nice touch were the games and books to borrow in the lounge. The beach is just across the road and gives you a bracing 15 min walk to the...

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Norfolk
Reviewed 20 August 2015

Location is excellent - an attractive 10-15 minute walk along the seafront to the Turner. Some rooms have sea views. Staff and owner very friendly and accomodating - (we booked in after 10pm) and rooms and showers, kitchen etc spotless. Kitchen fantastically well equiped - highly recommended and many thanks

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1Thank MsReepham
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

My friends and I came to the Alpha hostel for the second time. The location is pretty good. You are 5 minutes walk away from a tesco metro and 15 minutes away from the main promenade. The rooms are basic - the sort you'd expect for the price you're paying. The actual running of the hostel, however, leaves much to...

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3Thank gemzypoo
Reviewed 5 August 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for the Soul Weekender. Friendly & helpful staff. The cleanest budget accommodation that I have ever stayed in. A large clean kitchen of which we happily made breakfast & sat eating with sea views. Highly recommended for families & group trips. We have booked for next year.

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Reviewed 4 August 2015 via mobile

Stayed at Alpha Hostel for the Margate Soul Weekender for 3 nights. Very clean and well equipped kitchen. The room had ensuite facilities and we had a beautiful seaview. Very friendly helpful staff who couldn't do enough to help in anyway. Very clean and tidy facilities. Toilets and bathroom were cleaned daily and we had everything we needed. Thank you...

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3Thank Debbii P
Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 May 2015

friend and i wanted a place to rest our head after a night out at the winter gardens. this was ideal. its very cheap and basic. the place does need updating and will cost a fortune to do so. i can see why they have not attempted this because it will be costly. the bunk beds could do with updating...

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Budget accommodation in the area for groups, families, and individuals. The hostel can accommodate up to 60 persons. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Alpha Hostel Margate

Address: 3-4 Royal Esplanade | Westbrook Bay, Margate CT9 5DL, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Isle of Thanet > Margate
Price Range: $52 - $107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Alpha Hostel Margate 3*
Number of rooms: 17
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“Don't worry about parking there is loads of free spaces”
lamptechonthenet, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms at the front have beach view. Beds have quilt and pillow covers so no need to bring your own, but you need to bring towels.”
, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Front of the house as you would have sea-views. We were in room 10 with view of fire escape and yard.”
lelsbabe, 11 Apr 2016 | Read review
“ask for a sea view!”
MsReepham, 20 Aug 2015 | Read review
“The rooms at the front all have an uninterrupted sea view”
sarahfm2015, 2 Mar 2015 | Read review
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