FROM THE 27th March 2020 we will be closed to the general public and only accepting bookings from key workers

 As per government guidelines to minimise the transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property can only accept bookings from essential workers and reasonable evidence must be provided upon arrival. If reasonable evidence is not provided, your booking may be cancelled upon arrival. 

if you have an existing online booking, please contact the web agent you made the booking with and they will be able to assist you with cancelling and/or refund any monies owed. 

if you wish to transfer booking to another date, please advise the booking agent that we are more than happy to transfer with no penalties [Golf OPEN 2020/21].

Unless booked direct, we are unable to assist with cancellations.

our Telephone line will be unanswered from 11am on the 27th March 2020, but our email will be monitored and responded to in due course.

we will await UK Government advice on a date we can safely reopen to the general public.



About Us




Overlooking the English Channel, The Southcliff Hotel is situated on The Leas Promenade and only a 1-minute walk from the Leas Cliff Hall venue

The Southcliff Hotel offers FREE HI-SPEED WIFI IN ALL BEDROOMS AND PUBLIC AREAS, a stylish bar [Blue Martini] and wonderful views.

The hotel is a 10-minute drive from the Channel Tunnel Terminal and 20 minutes from Dover docks.

The Southcliff Hotel Reception desk is open 24/7




The Southcliff Hotel in Folkestone, Kent has had many changes over the years, starting off as 5 townhouses in  1861, then becoming 2 Hotels in the 1930's, finally joining to become a 68 bedroom Hotel from 1980.

​The hotel was bought by it's current owner, Patrick Dubus, in 2002. Patrick has many years in the Hospitality trade behind him and with his taste for good food and wine and his attention to detail in customer service, you will be well looked after.

all bedrooms and public areas are non smoking

Where possible we use local produce; from award winning local butchers to beautiful fresh veg 


Reservation Bookings

 With our intergrated online reservation system, you get real time Hotel room availability and rates, with email confirmations detailing all the information you need, be it directions, where to park,or even what events are on in the local area.

For our regular guests, we give you access to discounted rates, so you can stay for less*!!

​with a mixture of room types, from single rooms, up to Balcony Doubles that have stunning views of the French coastline, we can cater for your needs

*code available from reception 

UPDATES due to Coronavirus

Due to the UK Government announcing all Bars/Pubs to shut from Midnight 20/3/20, we have closed Blue Martini until further notice.



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Any booking reserved under a debit card will be charged in full on the morning of arrival.

Credit cards will have a pre-authorisation.



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with South facing views across the English Channel, there are some scenic footpaths, but check here for the weather report first!

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