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The Marine Hotel

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Stamford, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

When we stayed at the Marine a couple of years back, the breakfast was amazing. We have been back a couple of times since and it remain a 'good breakfast' Yesterday it was awful. The bacon was tasteless, the hash brown was not only greasy but the oil was well on the way to off. The quantity of indifferent scrambled...

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Essex
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed at this hotel for my birthday as we was visiting wheelers a lovely family run restaurant. It was lovely on the sea front and so good for the money I would recommend it. They had everything you need hairdryer towels T.V. Coffee tea and biscuits in your room the breakfast was lovely. I have uploaded a few pics staff...

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Wolverhampton, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stopped overnight at the hotel on 27th November. The Hotel is a Beautiful old building right on the sea front, we booked the superior room with balcony and sea view. Room was spotless, and really decorated well, and the same goes for the en suit. Great views of the sea from the balcony. Breakfast was fabulous, 10/10. We ate a...

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Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Maintenance is slack - asked for a light bulb for the bedside light that was missing early evening but it failed to materialise and couldn't get hold of anyone at reception later that night. Tip: Don't leave any mobile phone chargers in your room .... you won't get them back.

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Boise, United States
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are in this area (as in with 20 miles), this is the place to stay. Wonderful staff, interesting rooms with rich history with a view of the ocean. Full on English breakfast. Great value in our view.

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Yateley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Up above the Tankerton slopes the Marine Hotel offer great sea views. All areas appear to be very clean and quite plush with quality furnishings. We have not eaten or stayed here yet, only popped in for drinks in the bar. It has a pleasant atmosphere and the staff are always friendly and helpful.

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Clean and wonderfully friendly and helpful staff, lovely breakfast choices. However, need to turn more bathrooms to classy wet rooms so that the hotel can cater for more elderly/disabled people who simply can't cope with baths. Only one disabled room which my mother liked as it was so bright and airy, but it's right above the function room!!! A golf...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had booked a seaview room for an overnight stay. Staff were very attentative as always, booking in was very easy and quickly. The room was very clean, comfortable and warm. Bed was so comfortable we overslept and missed breakfast!! We didn't dine in the restaurant or bar this time as we had a meal booked at a nearby restaurant....

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Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had often looked at pictures of this hotel and thought (a) I would love to go to Whitstable one day for some oysters and (b ) that looks like a nice place to stay. Well yesterday we made it to both but we arrived at the hotel in the dark, too late to explore Whitstable unfortunately and this place seems...

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Godalming, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whitstable is definitely worth visiting and this hotel is a good medium priced base. Large & well maintained, with cheerful staff & comfortable rooms - it is worth paying more for a sea view with a usable (in the Summer, at least..) balcony. The hotel is some way outside the centre of the town, but there is plenty of free...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
The Marine Hotel Restaurant
The Marine Hotel Restaurant
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
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  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room

Additional Information about The Marine Hotel

Address: Marine Parade | Tankerton, Whitstable CT5 2BE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Whitstable
Price Range: $190 - $283 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Marine Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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“pay the little extra for the balcony and sea view its so worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles dlpeters69, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“You want to face the ocean.”
 of 5 bubbles 783williamd, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Book a seaview room. Access difficult to some rooms if lift out of service.”
 of 5 bubbles Albion2011, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Get a room with a sea view - its worth it”
 of 5 bubbles Theknightofni, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
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