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Smiths Court Hotel

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Room & Suite (27)
Dining (3)
Ratings and reviews
Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“sea view”(57 reviews)
“honeymoon suite”(8 reviews)
“pot roast”(8 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Suites
Bar/Lounge
Pets Allowed
Accessible rooms
Meeting Rooms
Pool
Room Service
Fitness centre
3 Star Hotel
A beautiful Edwardian hotel, with 43 rooms. A number of single, double, twin, and family rooms. Also sea-view rooms available, or executive rooms and family suites. Full disabled access to the hotel, and specifically designed disabled rooms available. Free off-street parking, and plenty...
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Location and contact
21-27 Eastern Esplanade | Cliftonville, Margate CT9 2HL, England
52.4 km to Southend Municipal Airport
34 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Having booked the adapted room pictured on the website (which looked perfectly nice) we arrived to find that the room is actually a smelly basement kitchen with two beds plonked in it. The doors are just dirty bare plywood. On top of this, the receptionist...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

very disappointed with the management my husband had a accident in the restaurant where the chair he was sitting on collapsed the staff knew the chair where loose as one lady on our table changed her chair the previous day and some had been repaired...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

As always a great shout for the staff and management at this cosy, friendly hotel. Very well situated just back from the cliffs with a wonderful view of the ocean, and a magnificent sunset. We all enjoyed our food which is locally resourced where possible,...More

Thank BRENDA R
Response from Abbie B, Owner at Smiths Court HotelResponded 1 week ago

A great big 'thank you' from Tony and me, and all our amazing staff -(and maybe to my dad who is now growing some of our food on his allotment!). What a lovely review - we look forward to seeijng you again next year.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well rather mixed review I’m afraid, our room must have done up and was fine, nice clean, but my son and wife’s room was rather nasty don’t think it should be used. It was obviously a room for disabled it’s not that, a great big...More

Thank Susan M
Response from Abbie B, Owner at Smiths Court HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your review - we're sorry your son and daughter in law were not happy with their room - it's very popular with our disabled guests because of the size and the wheel-in shower - and the fact that you wheel straight in from...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just had our daughters wedding at Smiths Court Hotel and have to say that it really couldn't have been any better. The whole day was perfect from start to finish. The staff was attentive, helpful and informative. The food was excellent and the service...More

Thank HolidayNick
Response from Abbie B, Owner at Smiths Court HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much - we think that's exactly how a wedding SHOULD be !

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Meeting Rooms
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
US$76 - US$172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Family Hotel in Margate
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Margate
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$76 - US$172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Family Hotel in Margate
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Margate
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Traveller (98)
Room & Suite (27)
Dining (3)
Pool & Beach (1)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (2)
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Sue A
September 28, 2017|
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Response from Vickie C | Reviewed this property |
I think from memory it just said smoking & didn't refer to vaping at all in the info book so you'd be best to ring them & check
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pepe4649
February 27, 2017|
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Response from Dozeydustman | Reviewed this property |
Executive rooms have king size or larger. In addition, the Honeymoon suite has a four-poster
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claire p
June 14, 2016|
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Response from Dozeydustman | Reviewed this property |
There are very few hotels in the whole country that allow smoking in rooms now. Some rooms facing the seafront have French doors instead of windows but no balcony to speak of, so if you did open it for a smoke, the smell... More
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"In need of investment for better renovations, nice sea view in hotel lounge"
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"the best views were the rooms on the frount of the hotel."
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"One with sea views would be best"
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"All the rooms are comfortable but the executive and luxury rooms are worth the extra"
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