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The Marquis at Alkham

5.0 of 5 Inn   |   Alkham Valley Road | Alkham, Dover CT15 7DF, England
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Ranked #11 of 43 Dover B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Just got back from having a fantastic afternoon tea at The Marquis. The food was plenty and absolutely delicious. Each person got 2 scones with jam and clotted cream, 3 fingers sandwiches, a gorgeous lemon dessert (can't remember the name of it), chocolate brownie with strawberries, chocolate macaroon and plenty of tea. The service was fantastic and the staff were... More

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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31 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A last minute booking for Eurotunnel and early morning departure left us looking for some suitable accommodation near to the terminal. Only the Classic rooms at the Marquis were available at such short notice and although our room (The Malmains) was very compact and had an uninspiring view of the carpark, it was beautifully furnished, well equipped and comfortable. We... More

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Just spent a night at The Marquis on a living social deal. My wife is obsessed with L Social but I rarely enjoy as you are very often made to feel like a second class citizen. This was not true at the Marquis and the stay was very very good indeed. We upgraded to a deluxe room which was excellent... More

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Hastings, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Had a Afternoon Tea brought me for my 50th from friends and as there seem to be hardly any places in East Sussex, the one at Rye had bad reviews, Rye Lodge decided to go further afield and it was either a Hotel at Croyden or The Marquis at Alkham...So, The Marquis it was and my friend and I was... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We booked a night at the The Marquis at Alkham as a stopover on our way home from France. Our room was extremely comfortable, tastefully furnished, decorated and well equipped. Some nice toiletries were provided as well as a plentiful supply of tea, coffee and milk. Our meal was as expected from the better reviews. From the delicious amuse bouches... More

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London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Beautifully désigned and furnished, this is a really great building in a lovely location. Our room, with its wonderful large bath in the open room, gorgeous cosmetics and Nespresso machine, was lovely. But it has virtually no ventilation, hence the installation of a large air conditioning unit which would solve the problem... but it doesn't work and therefore a broken... More

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

My wife gave me-who has everything- a splendid birthday present ,namely, a night including dinner and breakfast at The Marquis. Our excellent allocated room was rather pretentiously described as "Great Everden suite" - not as a good sized room with a pleasant settee. A splendid wide flat screen television and a modern coffee maker (Better operating instructions would have helped... More

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London, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Imaginative menu underpinned by a classic Roast Beef and Yorkshire Pudding. Good to see both a good fish dish and a very nice vegetarian main (there was also a veggie starter). All was well cooked, service was efficient and pleasant and the location in the Alkham valley made the journey on a lovely sunny Sunday part of the experience. Reservation... More

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Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Went for a 2-night break with LivingSocial, which included a 4-course Kentish menu meal on one night. The village where the hotel is situated is in a lovely location. It was good value compared to the full price and the meal was excellent, but a few things about the stay were not right. Firstly, we paid a little bit extra... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Stayed with my wife and 2 friends recently for one night on a D,B&B deal. Staff very friendly and attentive (but not over the top) The 4 course Kentish dinner was very good and the wine very reasonable (in quality and price) Our room was very good - it was obvious that a lot of thought had gone into the... More

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Address: Alkham Valley Road | Alkham, Dover CT15 7DF, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Dover
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Marquis at Alkham 5*
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Come on in. Take a look around. You might just be surprised. For while the Alkham Valley, indeed Alkham village itself, suggests genteel old England at its most rural and unspoiled, the Marquis itself is something else... It's a strikingly contemporary restaurant and hotel. The product of a major renovation in 2008, what was once the village's pub, The Marquis of Granby, has been utterly transformed. Space, light, fine furnishings and beautiful fabrics and the opportunity to fine tune every detail hasn't been missed. The restaurant is a revelation. Head Chef Charles Lakin's seasonally inspired and locally sourced menus are as fresh as they are imaginative, and the elegant 21st century styling is exceptional. Queen sized pocket sprung beds are swathed in the finest cotton. Sumptuous fabrics dress windows and chairs. And an eclectic collection of art completes the mood, the mix and the personality that makes this place unique. Boutique chic in the heart of the English countryside? You've found it. You've arrived. ... more   less 
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