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Smiths Court Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   21-27 Eastern Esplanade | Cliftonville, Margate CT9 2HL, England
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Ranked #6 of 11 Hotels in Margate
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013
Elaine F Rochester, England, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

So, I frequent hotels and B & B s nationwide with work but never really review them - I do not usually have the time. However my recent stay at Smiths Court was strange affair to say the least so I thought I would give it ago. I was involved in a retro games convention at the near by Wintergardens... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
TonyBurton, Owner at Smiths Court Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments regarding the hotel. We are sorry that we did not live up to your expectations on your stay. We are delighted that you mention that the room and bathroom were spotlessly clean. We are happy that you felt well served by the Night Porter, and that you found the breakfast very good. We do apologise... More 

Leicester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

We booked this hotel one month ago, paid the deposit an executive suite with a sea view for a special wedding anniversary. I received a email yesterday, two days before the holiday from the hotel saying there was an oversight with the room that had only just been noticed. They would offer us a room at the back of the... More 

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TonyBurton, Owner at Smiths Court Hotel, responded to this review

We are very sorry that you were unhappy with our cancellation of your room in March. We had noticed that your room had been overbooked - a very rare occurrence - and the moment we found out we let you know that you could either move into a room on the back of the hotel - at a heavily discounted... More 

Rochester, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

I would recomend this hotel to anyone . The hotel is lovely and warm. The room me and my husband stayed in was really lovely we had our own kitchen and a four poster bed. We are due to leave tomorow after spending a week at the hotel. We dont want to leave. The staff have been very friendly and... More 

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TonyBurton, Owner at Smiths Court Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind words about the hotel. We are happy that you enjoyed your room - one of our lovely executive rooms - and that you found the staff friendly and helpul. We can't wait to welcome you back in the future. More 

Ramsgate, England, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

My (now) husband and I got married at Smiths Court in July 2012 and had the most wonderful day. Abbie could not have been more helpful with all of the planning and all of the staff on the day were fantastic. Nothing at all went wrong, and if it did I wouldn't have known as the staff took care of... More 

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TonyBurton, Owner at Smiths Court Hotel, responded to this review

We were delighted to host your wedding day last year, and thank you for your kind review. We were happy that you enjoyed the 'Bride's night' on the night before your wedding day, and that you were happy with the staffing on your most special day as well as before and aftern. We would most certainly welcome you back with... More 

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

On arriving at the hotel, the reception staff were friendly and helpful, the reception area was clean and inviting. We booked in for an evening meal in The Orangery, and were given directions to our room. The room was beautiful, clean and spacious. We could find no fault with it. The room was well thought out, with plug sockets near... More 

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TonyBurton, Owner at Smiths Court Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review of our hotel. I have to agree that the sea views are spectacular, and we are also delighted that you enjoyed the staff, the food in The Orangery, the breakfast and the cleanliness. You mention that you will come back, and we will welcome you any time. Thank you again for your very kind... More 

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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013 via mobile

Spent a Saturday and Sunday night in Feb here as part of visit to see play at Tom Thumb Theatre (which is just across the road). The hotel is located 15mins walk along the sea front to Turner Gallery, but 30secs walk to beach. Staff were friendly and helpful. The room (a sea view room on 2nd floor), was cosy,... More 

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TonyBurton, Owner at Smiths Court Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the hotel. We are happy that you enjoyed the hotel, the friendly staff, the room and the breakfast, and we are delighted that you went to the Tom Thumb, as that is a great venue for our guests to visit. It is also true that we are a stone's throw from the beach and... More 

Margate, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

We held a family lunch here to celebrate my fiftieth birthday - the hotel was catering for 30 people. The food and the service were exceptional. A very big thank you to everyone at Smiths for making the day memorable.

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TonyBurton, Owner at Smiths Court Hotel, responded to this review

We are delighted that you enjoyed your food and your 50th birthday celebrations with us. Thank you for your kind words, and we hope to welcome you back in the future. More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013 via mobile

We had long wanted to stay at this hotel but every time we tried to get in it was full, so when we managed to get a room we were really pleased. The staff were very friendly on reception, however, or room was nothing like the photographs on the website. I could have cried, the bathroom had black mould around... More 

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TonyBurton, Owner at Smiths Court Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the hotel. We are so disappointed that you did not enjoy your stay with us, and especially that when you left us you mentioned that you had been double booked into another hotel by parents, and that you would have to leave because of the mix up. After your comments we reviewed the room... More 

Rainham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

Arrived to a friendly welcome and smart looking lounge area. After checking in simple and direct room directions were given. We had been up graded to a room with a balcony and a four poster , the bed was heaven ,even the bedding smelling beautifully. The room was spotless and spacious and very comfortable with a good sized en suite... More 

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TonyBurton, Owner at Smiths Court Hotel, responded to this review

We are delighted that you enjoyed our Honeymoon suite, and that you found the staff friendly, the lounge smart-looking, the breakfast delicious, and the room spotless. We have taken on your comments regarding the balcony, and will keep this cleaner in future as you suggest. We would welcome you back at any time, and are so happy that you enjoyed... More 

margate, kent
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

We had my 40th Birthday here on 29th December 12 and chose the Hog Roast as our option to feed the guests. We couldn't fault the help given by all the staff at the Hotel and found it the perfect choice to hold the party. The only slight disappointment was the noise limiter in the dance area. This may have... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
TonyBurton, Owner at Smiths Court Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. We were delighted that you chose us to host your 40th birthday, and that you enjoyed the venue, the party and the food, and that you found our staff helpful. We are sorry that you were disappointed with the noise limiter, but as with the majority of venues with residential areas close by, we... More 

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Address: 21-27 Eastern Esplanade | Cliftonville, Margate CT9 2HL, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Isle of Thanet > Margate
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Smiths Court Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 43
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Also Known As:
Smiths Court Cliftonville
Smiths Court Hotel Margate, Kent
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Margate
#5 Romantic Hotel in Margate

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