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Hotel The Carlton Folkestone (Folkestone, United Kingdom)


Hotel The Carlton Folkestone (Folkestone, United Kingdom)

About The Carlton Folkestone

The Carlton Folkestone is a traditional seaside hotel situated on Folkestone’s cliff top promenade overlooking the English Channel. On a clear day it is possible to see as far as France. All rooms are en suite and have tea and coffee making facilities. There are televisions in each room and many rooms also offer a sea view. The hotel benefits from superior views across Folkestone and the English Channel. As well as the bar and the restaurant there is also the entertainment suite which has live music and dancing three times a week. Leas Bar features cosy surroundings and great views and Leas Restaurant is open for breakfast and dinner. The hotel will also strive to meet any special dietary requirements especially if advised in advance. The Carlton Folkestone is just a stone’s throw from Leas Cliff Hall and Bandstand. The beach and Folkestone town centre are also within easy walking distance.

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool(Unavailable)
  • Spa(Unavailable)
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C(Unavailable)
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym(Unavailable)

Rating overview

  • Location
    Very good  (8.0 / 10)
  • Rooms
    Okay  (4.3 / 10)
  • Service
    Okay  (6.7 / 10)
  • Cleanliness
    Okay  (5.2 / 10)
  • Value for money
    Okay  (6.5 / 10)

Positive Reviews


Good value for money.

Previous guests have commented that although the hotel is dated in places the hotel is adequate and good value for the price paid.


Lovely communal areas.

The area surrounding reception, the entrance to the hotel and the bar has been refurbished to a very good standard.


Convenient for the ferry.

The Carlton is a very convenient place to stay beforehand for guests who are getting the ferry to France.

Negative Reviews


Dated rooms.

A common theme from past guests is that the rooms are very dated. There are some reports stating that work has started in the hotel to refurbish the rooms.


Thin walls.

One previous guest commented that the walls were so thin that they could hold a conversation with the person in the adjoining room. Other guests have also commented on the noise from other rooms.


Breakfast could be better.

The breakfast is adequate; however some guests have said that the portion sizes could be bigger.

All amenities

Property amenities
  1. Business centre
  2. Entrance hall/lobby
  3. Lift
  4. Parking
  5. Terrace
  6. Porter service
  7. Pets allowed
  8. Hotel bar
  9. Hotel safe
  10. Conference rooms
  11. Non-smoking rooms
  12. Restaurant
For children
  1. Cot
  2. Childcare
  3. Kids' club
  1. Wheelchair accessible
  2. Accessible bathroom
  3. Accessible parking
  4. In-room accessibility
Room amenities
  1. Bathtub (upon inquiry)
  2. Shower
  3. Openable windows
  4. Television
  5. Central heating
  6. Electric kettle
  7. Satellite TV
  8. Safe
  9. WiFi
  10. Free WiFi (rooms)

Arrival / Departure

  1. Check in: 14:00
  2. Check out: 10:00


16-19 The Leas , CT20 2DU , Folkestone , United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(1303)253290 | Fax: +44(1303)245946 | 

Frequently Asked Questions about The Carlton Folkestone

  • Is there a pool area at The Carlton Folkestone?

    No, The Carlton Folkestone doesn’t offer pool areas.

  • Are pets allowed at The Carlton Folkestone?

    Yes, The Carlton Folkestone has a pet policy that may vary based on the room type or availability. Please check with the hotel directly to learn about their pet policy.

  • Is parking available at The Carlton Folkestone?

    Yes, The Carlton Folkestone provides Parking, Accessible parking for guests.

  • What time is check-in and check-out at The Carlton Folkestone?

    Check-in at The Carlton Folkestone is available from: . Check-out time is by .

  • Where is The Carlton Folkestone located?

    The Carlton Folkestone is located in 16-19 The Leas, CT20 2DU, Folkestone, United Kingdom.

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