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Carlton Hotel

2.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   16 / 19 The Leas, Folkestone CT20 2DU, England
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Ranked #22 of 27 Folkestone B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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4 reviews 4 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have just come back from probably the worst night of my life. I had read the reviews on here but having worked in the leisure and tourism business for a while I know how fickle it can be. But seriously this place is disgusting. We checked in just after 4pm yesterday and before we had even got to our... More

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Chester, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My stay at the Carlton was one night on 12 August. It was booked by a friend as an I needed a place to stay. Andy the receptionist was very nice. The porter did not speak English. There were other staff members who also had very little knowledge of English. It made communication difficult. I was thankful for the help.... More

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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Dirty smelly horrible hotel. My friends had bed bugs in their room. my sheet had a huge brown stain, flooring soft, shower was a dribble, luckily we missed breakfast, however you could taste it as soon as you walked through the door. The aroma of a deep fat fryer was very strong. There is no brightside to this hotel at... More

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Kettering, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Worst hotel I've ever had the misfortune of encountering! Our family room turned out to be a double bed in a shoe box! Not what we paid £90 for, was then informed they had given our room away and this is all they had left for four of us. It was filthy and tiny! When we requested a refund we... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

this is a really welcoming hotel ! In a short time I try to tell our wonderful adventure in this fabulous place. We are an Italian couple, we live in the north of England, after a long essence of summer we decided to visit Folkeston to see a bit of the sea. After a lot of research to find a... More

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Milan, Italy
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked this hotel for the location and the price. I didnt have a lot of expectations anyways after reading all the reviews, but i have to say that it wasn't so bad tho. When I arrived, i was able to park my car at the back, and i could even check it from my room window which was backfacing.... More

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Greenhithe, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is all i've got to say, There were two good things about this hotel, The water was hot, And the sheets were clean. Very Bad!!! Says here I need to write some more, Well have you ever seen a toothless, greasey sweaty looking waiter, theres one in this hotel

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Paris, France
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Carlton is a nice little beachfront hotel. The staff there have been very helpful especially when I asked for a room with a beach view, the breakfast was served fast and the new owned is a very professional young man. The rooms a relatively small but very clean and the overall atmosphere is welcoming. I recommend this hotel for... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I strongly recommend never setting foot inside this disgusting excuse for board and lodging. Everything about the place was filthy. Old, smelly, dirty pillows, broken toilet, broken tv, no wifi, and the list goes on... went downstairs for breakfast in the morning and all we could smell was rotten old oil. Worst experience ever.

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Westgate-on-Sea, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rooms were dirty and needed a good hoover. Shower looked like it came out of the ark and was filthy. Dining room was filthy with stained table cloths, dirty cutlery and inferior food. Will not be returning.

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Address: 16 / 19 The Leas, Folkestone CT20 2DU, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Folkestone
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Carlton Hotel 2*
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