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London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We arrived early and the hotel were very happy to accommodate us and as it was my birthday they did offer us an upgraded room. We decided to stick with our booking as wanted a balcony. The decor was very tasteful and everything was spotless. The balcony was a little disappointing as it had a glass conservatory sticking up but...

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Naples, Italy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a delicious meal here on a very cold and windy day. The fire was roaring ( looked and felt real but I don't remember if it was!) .. great views.. helpful staff. There was lots of parking. I would recommend booking in advance as it appeared that most tables were taken or reserved.

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Alton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here in March and were pleasantly surprised. We had a room which had recently been redecorated and it was well furnished, clean and a good size. The hotel is well located by the sea although the road leading to it is 'bumpy' with plenty of pot holes but this is not the hotels fault. Breakfast was good and a...

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1Thank Mikeyd1982
Witham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here last night and the rooms were absolutely lovely. The bar and restaurant are nicely decorated and laid out too. The toilets could have done with more checks as there was toilet roll all over the floor and soap all around the sinks (minor issue). However, the service at dinner could do with addressing. We waited almost 2...

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3Thank Aimee S
Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was always a family favourite when family lived in Broadstairs. In those days it was called The Fayreness and it did superlative fish and chips: so much so that we rarely tried anything else. Now it has had a makeover and is more open and bright than before. It still has great, open cliff-top views from massive windows, plenty...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

New management = new menu. WOW. lovely fresh cooked food from the new menu. Would have photos but didnt have time before we tucked in. Lol. Highly recommended. Cant wait for the summer evenings. Well done April and Chris x

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Thank connoralan
Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful hotel in a stunning location, the room We stayed in had a balcony with a sea view was very spacious & exceptionally clean, bed was very comfortable. The staff were very friendly & nothing was too much trouble, food was excellent & very good value, dog friendly too which is always a bonus.

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1Thank Tracey R
UAE
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel has great views / location and access to the local beaches. the staff are very helpfully and the breakfast offered is well worth waiting for. Highly recommended and rooms are well prepared.

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Broadstairs, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As regular visitors to this hotel , being our "local" we are so pleased to see new management come in . April and Chris are a breath of fresh air ,,, its lovely to be made welcome by them and all the other lovely polite and friendly staff .

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Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

The new items on their menu are great. Sweet potato fries available instead of white potato chips. Can have your chicken and avocado on a salad base instead of the ciabatta roll as advertised. Very flexible and open to suggestions or alternative ideas.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
The Botany Bay Hotel Restaurant
The Botany Bay Hotel Restaurant
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
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  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Perched on the beautiful cliff top at Kingsgate Bay, The Botany Bay Hotel in Broadstairs promises a tranquil and peaceful getaway - whether it's for a long weekend, a wedding, birthday celebration or just a lunch hour. Stay in one of 30 en-suite bedrooms, enjoy a pint of real ale in the lounge bar or sample fantastic food (with a view of the sea) in one of the best restaurants in Broadstairs. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Botany Bay Hotel

Address: Marine Drive, Kingsgate CT10 3LG, England (Formerly The Fayreness Hotel)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Isle of Thanet > Kingsgate
Price Range: $101 - $267 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Botany Bay Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 29
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Fayreness Hotel Kingsgate
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“If you can, ask for a room with a sea view. Seems a shame to have a wonderful clifftop location and not make use of the views.”
 of 5 bubbles catfish_hurdles, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are lovely”
 of 5 bubbles sharonh897, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Very dark in the corridors up to the rooms, mind your step.”
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“go for the corner turret room with a view”
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“The family suite was fantastic - highly recommended.”
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