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The Happy Dolphin

11 Buenos Ayres, Margate CT9 5AE, England
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The Happy Dolphin
Ranked #10 of 14 Margate B&B and Inns
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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English first
Whitstable, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at the happy dolphin for a month... And have the most lovely time there room was clean and tidy !!! Bed was comfy but most of all Sue is the most warm and caring lady ever.... I moved back down to kent after living up north !! And couldn't off felt more safe while staying at the happy... More

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crystalMargate, Owner at The Happy Dolphin, responded to this review

You were a lovely guest and will be more than welcome to come for the summer. Look forward to seeing you again soon. More

Whitstable, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have stayed at The Happy Dolphin Guest House for almost 2months for my clinical placement at QEQM Hospital and had the most convenient stay at this particular B&B. The best spot for public transport as buses and train is just literally 2mins walk. I would definitely recommend to anyone who is staying around Margate. The hospitality is brilliant and... More

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crystalMargate, Owner at The Happy Dolphin, responded to this review

Thank you for being such a lovely guest Ana, you really were a pleasure to have stay. I wish you all the best for your exams and I am sure you will pass with flying colours after all the hard studying you put in. Good luck for the future. More

Stevenage, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked the DUSTY dolphin for a romantic brake away, the landlady was rude and couldn't be bothered. The stairs are crooked it felt like I was at the crooked house at the fair, the room was dirty and dusty the beds were horrible due to the plastic Mattress protectors and pillow protectors,the shower didn't work it dribbled water. Also... More

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crystalMargate, Owner at The Happy Dolphin, responded to this review

This couple arrived at the door late afternoon time, bartered a reduced rate for 2 night stay. After signing in and then receiving their keys we spent 15 mins or more talking about the opening times of local shops and the shopping centre 2 miles away and whether there were any time restrictions about coming in at night (none as... More

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

I have stayed at this B&B a couple of times and Sue is without a doubt an amazing host! The rooms are big and airy with all the things you would expect and then much more!! There is a fridge, TV/DVD player in every room, with your own cuttley, tissues, kitchen towels, plates, glasses etc- it’s a true home from... More

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London
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

Very good value. Sue goes the extra mile to provide very useful items such as a fridge, hairdryer, ironing board, which are usually considered extras in other more expensive B&Bs. I had a very comfortable stay, and, from my room, had a beautiful view of the sea and the seafront stretching all the way to Fort Hill. The location is... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

felt very welcomed, room clean and tidy and had all we needed and more we were in a on suite and this had everything as well towels etc . would def stay again and would recommend and NOT over priced we didnt stay for breakfast as had to leave early but smelt lovelly

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2012

I'm surprised by some of the negative reviews this place has received. Yes the landlady comes across as a bit stern, but talk to her, for goodness sake, and you'll find she's a normal human being. I can't comment on the breakfast as I stayed room-only, but I was certainly impressed by the room. It was the best equipped I've... More

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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2011

Stayed here for about six weeks from October thru November. It's an old fashioned B&B and you get what you pay for. He had Room No. 1, which came with a separate bathroom. Everything was clean and the bedroom was well furnished and comfortable. No problems with the landlady at all. Found her to be perfectly pleasant and accommodating. If... More

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London
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2011

I wish I had checked before booking there but we where in such a rush we forgot to check reviews. WHAT A HELL OF PLACE!! On arrival we where immediately required to pay for the full staying (!!) then we where sent up on incredibly narrow staircase to the room and... How can I describe it? - FILTHY, FILTHY, FILTHY... More

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Dartford, United Kingdom
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2011

Room filthy,propriotor SCARY. Warm friendly welcome WHERE????

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Additional Information about The Happy Dolphin

Also Known As:
The Happy Dolphin Margate, Kent
Address: 11 Buenos Ayres, Margate CT9 5AE, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Isle of Thanet > Margate
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach
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Ranked #10 of 14 B&Bs / Inns in Margate

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