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Oxted, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Having stayed at this hotel many times before, this visit was a little disappointing. Having been put in a room beginning with "2" you are on the kitchen side of the hotel. The staff gather around a laundry room there and smoke continuously throughout the day and night. This can be very noisy in the evening and we couldn't have...

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3Thank evieb407
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Had a lovely overnight stay. Rooms were clean & pleasant & staff were very helpfull. We had an evening meal which my partner enjoyed, although not much choice for vegetarians. Which i did say to the waitress & she offered to adapt a meal for me, but was disappointed there wasn't much choice. Also upgraded to a sea view room,...

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Tonbridge
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Our second booking and this time on a special offer. Room was upgraded so we had fab sea view at no extra charge. Lovely 3 course evening meal included plus breakfast. Great value and service from excellent staff. Highly recommended

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Nailsworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Great value, nice and quiet if you want somewhere away from the busy towns, great bar food, great staff throughout, spotlessly clean... and simply amazing breakfast the next morning. Probably the best breakfast I've ever had in a hotel. If I had to find fault it would be that our room was too warm! Even with the radiators turned right...

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Reviewed 16 January 2017

Absolutely loved this weekend stay at the Botany Bay Hotel, the receptionist working on the Friday evening was so lovely, she went out of her way to phone various restaurants to see if there were any tables available for my boyfriend and I, we were lucky enough to catch a table at an Italian restaurant nearby thanks to the receptionists...

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Devon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Spent 2 nights at the hotel, booked last minute and was made very welcome. Great value for money and the reception staff could not have done more to make me feel welcome. Great kippers for breakfast and lots of choice. Located in Kingsgate over looking the sea, stunning.

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1Thank Ian C
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Decided to stay at the Botany Bay Hotel on a weekend getaway with the wife. The staff were friendly and rooms very clean with ample amenities. The hotel is right on the doorstep to some white cliffs so makes for a great afternoon walk. Would definitely stay again. Only down side was the noise at 11pm due to a function...

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1Thank indytaylor
Maidstone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Excellent. We celebrated new years eve at the botany bay, the food was excellent and entertainment great. Unfortunately they only had 1 room left which we took but David was kind enough to find the second couple a room at a nearby hotel and organised a taxi for us. I would imagine it would be lovely in the summer as...

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1Thank Sharon H
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We stayed for three nights as a pre-Christmas break as we would both be working. The room was huge, very comfortable bed, everything we needed. Unfortunately we had just settled in the room when there was a power cut, came back on within 5 minutes or so but went out again. This happened several times so we just went to...

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Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely stay here clean rooms, very friendly staff especially Reece the waiter, lovely breakfast too and the hotel is in a lovely location, very clean rooms, bath nice power shower also, only thing didn't have in room was notepad and pen otherwise everything would highly recommend

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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
Things to do
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • 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: $102 - $265 (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.”
 of 5 bubbles dianea14u, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
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