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The Marine Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Marine Parade | Tankerton, Whitstable CT5 2BE, England
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Ranked #1 of 3 hotels in Whitstable
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
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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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Dorking, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The decision to extend our stay in Whitstable (for a friend's birthday party on Saturday) to Friday night as well was a great move. We had walked past this hotel on previous day trips and I am so pleased that we remembered it. We had a sea view double with balcony from which we watched the world go by and... More

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Canterbury, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed in the hotel twice now but only had an evening meal once - the food I wouldnt recommend ,its tasteless ,small potions and not value for money. Dont go there hungry . We waited quite some time and the service wasnt good .The waiter needed to add character and pleasent ness it doesnt cost anything- he cleary... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for a night last weekend hoping for a quiet, romantic night away by the sea. We arrived to discover a wedding on, which we weren't told about when booking the room, or the evening meal. Our room was nice but the communal areas had loads of random items left everywhere, (fold up beds, piles of bedding, mops... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We returned following a full refurbishment of the Hotel. We paid extra for a sea view and balcony. Worth it. The room was very tastfully furnished and a good size. Our particular room only had a shower but this was a very good size and easy to operate. It was beeter than jiust a small bath which in the space... More

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a family meal here in late June sat outside admiring the sea view. Table top service dreadful but if you order at the bar the menu is varied and food quick to table. Perhaps a little overpriced but the food was good quality and the view worth it. Table waiting staff could do with better training in good customer... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous. I have waited 9 years for a decent hotel to open in Whitstable. This is it. Accommodation fantastic, sea view, lovely common areas restaurant, bar etc. Lovely staff and parking at the rear. Breakfast very good and just had a lovely, warm, clean and welcoming atmosphere.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked in here for a night on our way back from Dover and were very impressed. A lovely hotel, very helpful friendly staff; we had arrived too early to check in, but they let us leave the car in the car park while we walked along the front into Whitstable to build up an appetite for lunch! We returned... More

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18 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Marine at Tankerton, Whitstable has been well refurbished and the rooms are modern, chic and comfortable...go for a sea view, the hotel sits right by the pebble beach. When checking in it's great to be offered a little flask of fresh milk for your room; NOT good to be ordered to pay for the room in advance, before even... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Within easy walking distance of Whitstable town centre, castle and harbour or if you want a longer stroll its about 4 miles along the coastline to Herne Bay. The hotel itself was excellent, our room was very clean, comfortable and nicely furnished. There are great sea views across Tankerton Slopes from the restaurant. We didn't take dinner there but breakfast... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its been a few years since our last visit to The Marine and the refurbishment is wonderful. Our rooms were well appointed and the beds very comfortable. The issue with The Marine is the staff, one of the woman on reception was straight out of Fawlty Towers central casting! There were some good ones, the bar ladies were very nice.... More

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Address: Marine Parade | Tankerton, Whitstable CT5 2BE, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Whitstable
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Marine Hotel 3*
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