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Botany Bay

Marine Drive, Kingsgate CT10 3LG, England
+44 1843 577577
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Beautiful setting

Many beaches in the area are average and run down, this one is beautiful and not too busy even at... read more

Reviewed yesterday
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
One night away treat...

Lovely hotel, clean large room. Very friendly check in staff, room wasn't quite ready (We were... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Andrew K
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“rock pools” (22 reviews)
“the cliff” (21 reviews)
“lovely beach” (21 reviews)
Marine Drive, Kingsgate CT10 3LG, England
+44 1843 577577
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Many beaches in the area are average and run down, this one is beautiful and not too busy even at peak times. Lovely walks along the cliff tops and a lush stretch of sand. Free parking so definitely worth the trip.

Thank cjl1993
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lovely hotel, clean large room. Very friendly check in staff, room wasn't quite ready (We were early) but had time to wander. Good Wi-Fi, very important with teenagers, clean crisp bed linen, plenty of toiletries, water pressure awesome. We don't have much spare money for...More

Thank Andrew K
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I visited the bay twice as the Saturday we were caught in a thunderstorm so had our picnic hiding in 'the cave' on the beach. It's amazing how to see such beautiful nature but it saddens one to see how people need to deface it...More

Thank Helenkie
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Can't believe I spent hours getting here, it's terrible! Don't believe any of the reviews- go to a nearby beach such as Joss Bay or Margate Beach (much nicer!) There were horrible toilets, nearly no parking- people resorted to parking up the residential roads in...More

2  Thank CharlottePeschen
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Perfect for swiming and sunbathing. Sandy beach. Calm and peaceful even in sunny day in August. Interesting during tide. With seeshels and and amazing seashore when low water.

Thank Anna Olga C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not sure why we had not been before. Well worth the drive. There is a collection of small sandy beaches at the bottom of chalk cliffs. Havi g found somewhere to park ( biggest problem). Walked down the wide stairs, past the public toilets onto...More

Thank yogachef
Reviewed 1 week ago

We only stayed one night at the Botany Bay hotel, lovely sea view. beach across the road, steps lead down to the beach. cliff top walks, A drive out if you want more than that. Good for a relaxing break away from hustle and bustle....More

Thank rosemary550
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a warm weekday the beach wasn't too busy. The area between the safe swimming flags was more crowded but either side of these the beach was almost empty. There's a small free car park at the top of the cliffs and a decent amount...More

Thank WiltshireThree
Reviewed 1 week ago

views stunning, beautiful sunset, nice beach except on sunday when it is invaded by asians and middle easterns

Thank David A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed just for the night as I was visiting my family who were also down. It's situated in a beautiful area so it's clear to say that the price I payed was for setting. Sadly, for paying a considerable amount, you expect a little bit...More

Thank Jessica I
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Terence H
January 10, 2017|
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Response from Matthew P | Reviewed this property |
The botany hotel or a short walk to the captain digby.
Jane S
August 15, 2016|
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Response from Enoch_James | Reviewed this property |
we parked in the free parking bays at the end of palm bay avenue and enjoyed one of the best walks over the cliff downs infant of the ridings down to botany bay
Hermione A
June 21, 2016|
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Response from Ideas4u | Reviewed this property |
We actually drove so I am sure on a sunny day I reckon it can take up an hour n half or little more . Thx