Britannia Grand Burstin Hotel - Folkestone

The Harbour, Folkestone, United Kingdom, CT20 1TX  show map
 3 stars
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Britannia Grand Burstin Hotel - Folkestone

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

Parking

GBP 3.50 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in/ -out

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Restaurant buffet

Cafe

Dining room

Snack bar

Coffee shop

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Indoor heated swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Solarium

Spa lounge

Overview

Britannia Grand Burstin is a 13-story hotel in Folkestone near to the sandy beach. Built in 1975, the hotel is a combination of royal architecture and contemporary facilities.

The impressive property is situated 4.8 km away from Eurotunnel UK. 10 minutes' walk from Folkestone city center.

The hotel boasts close proximity to restaurants, bars and discos.

Britannia Grand Burstin Hotel is set 65 km from London Southend airport.

Rooms

Guests can enjoy the quiet rooms which feature wireless internet, TV with satellite channels, a writing desk, ironing facilities and direct dial phone. Some hotel rooms come with a wonderful view over the sea. They also include bathrooms with a shower, a hairdryer and complimentary toiletries.

Eat & Drink

Guests can have breakfast in the dining area every morning. The popular restaurant serves special meals. There is an onsite Ocean bar to relax in. Offering Vegetarian meals, The Lavender Tea House is situated 300 meters of the property.

Services

Such business facilities as a business center, a microphone and a flip chart are available on site.

Relax

Britannia Grand Burstin Hotel indulges guests with a leisure club, a swimming pool and a ballroom as well as a spa lounge, a Jacuzzi and a sauna. A gym, aerobics classes and a fitness centre are among the on-site facilities.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site at GBP 3.50 per day.

Year renovated:   2007.  Number of floors:   13.  Number of rooms:   550.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in/ -out
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • Pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Beauty salon
  • Coffee shop
  • Vending machines
  • Lobby
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Billiards/ Pool tables

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wedding services
  • Wake up service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Cafe
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Dinner
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Microphone
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • High chairs
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Paid swimming pool
  • Beach access
  • Live entertainment
  • Night club
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Spa lounge
  • Solarium
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi

Room view

  • Sea view

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Dining room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Media

  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

All children
0 - 14 years
Existing bedding FREE
There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

The Harbour, Folkestone, United Kingdom, CT20 1TX

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City Center
  • Folkestone
    2700 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Folkestone Central Railway Station
    4300 ft
  • Eurotunnel UK
    3.0 mi
  • Bus stop
    1000 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of floors:
    13
  • Number of rooms:
    550

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Rooms and availability

Premium Double Room
Sea view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Deluxe|Premium Room - Sea View

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Premier Twin Room
Sea view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Balcony
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  • General:Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Media:TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

With an additional seating area and a sea view or balcony. Includes dinner and breakfast in the Harbour Restaurant.

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Standard Room
Sea view
  • Room size:

    165 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Cable network connection
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Alarm clock
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Cable/satellite TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

This non-smoking guest room offers 1 double bed with room for up to 2 guests. Stream your favorite programs with WiFi or watch a variety of shows on cable TV.

King Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Non-smoking
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  • General:Wi-Fi
Room Description:

This non-smoking suite offers 1 King Bed with room for up to 2 guests. Stream your favorite programs with WiFi or watch a variety of shows on cable TV.

Standard Triple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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  • General:Direct dial phone number
  • Media:Cable/satellite TV
  • Radio
Room Description:

TRIPLE STANDARD. BED & BREAKFAST. Non refundable

Standard Suite
Sea view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 2 Single beds or 1 Double bed, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
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  • General:Free internet access
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Television
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Standard twin bedded rooms include free high-speed Wi-Fi Internet Access, TV and audio system (via TV or radio) tea & coffee making facilities, hairdryer, iron & ironing board, en suite with toiletries and desk area.

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Family Room
  • Room size:

    240 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed and 1 Bunk bed, 2 Single beds, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Bathtub
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  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Media:Cable/satellite TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

FAMILY ROOM STANDARD

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Family Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Bunk bed, 1 Double bed and 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
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  • General:Free internet access
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Accommodates a maximum of 2 adults and 2 children. With an en suite bathroom, this room has a double bed and 1 bunk bed.

Superior Double Room
Sea view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds or 1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Balcony
    • + More
  • General:Ironing facilities
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Wake up service
Superior Suite
Sea view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Balcony
    • + More
  • General:Ironing facilities
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Wake up service
Room Description:

Superior seaview double bedded rooms with balcony include free high-speed Wi-Fi Internet Access, TV and audio system (via TV or radio) tea & coffee making facilities, hairdryer, iron & ironing board, en suite with toiletries and desk area and great sea views.

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • The Print Room700 ft
  • Sandgate Mens Club1.7 mi

Popular areas

  • City Center2300 ft

Places of interest

  • Folkestone Constitutional Club1700 ft
  • Dover Road Social Club1700 ft
  • Royal Victoria Hospital4000 ft
  • Cheriton Oddfellows Social Club1.9 mi
  • Cheriton Bowls Club2.2 mi

Train stations

Amusement

  • J G's Amusements400 ft
  • Silver Screen Cinema700 ft
  • Rendezvous Amusement Arcades1000 ft
  • The Village3700 ft
  • Folkestone Bowls Association Ltd1.2 mi

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Folkestone Harbour4300 ft

Museums

  • The Folkestone People History Centre400 ft
  • Folkestone Museum1400 ft

Theaters

  • Leas Cliff Hall2700 ft
  • Tower Theatre Folkestone2.1 mi
  • F H O D S2.2 mi

Local attractions

  • East Cliff and Warren Country Park1.1 mi
    Wear Bay Road
  • Sandgate Beach2.2 mi
    Sandgate Esplanade, Folkestone
  • Elham Valley Line Trust Countryside Centre & Railway Museum 3.2 mi
    Newington Road Peene
  • Battle of Britain Memorial1.7 mi
    New Dover Road Folkestone
  • Kent Battle of Britain Museum2.7 mi
    Aerodrome Road

Near the hotel

  • Folkestone Harbour600 ft
    The Stade
  • Folkestone Creative Quarter1100 ft
    The Old High Street & Tontine Street
  • The Leas Bandstand1800 ft
    The Leas
  • Church of St Mary and St Eanswythe1000 ft
    Church Street Priory Gardens
  • The Leas Promenade1600 ft
    Leas Cliff Hall The Leas
  • Lower Leas Coastal Park4600 ft
    Lower Sandgate Road
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of floors:
    13
  • Number of rooms:
    550

Hotel Awards

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Britannia Grand Burstin Hotel Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Britannia Grand Burstin Hotel

Average guest rating

6.8out of 10
Very good
Based on 1821 reviews

Rating by category:

Location
7.0

Guest reviews

  • Couple
    6.2

    The Reception was quite nice and it was a good price. Ok for one night and a good example of you get what you pay for (£25 per night) !!

    The hotel is very tired and in desperate need of a face lift, the room was very basic, the ceiling was awful, the heated towel rail had bear wires hanging by the sink rather than a plug socket, there was no shower curtain and no room to park (we arrived at 7pm). Although, I saw a couple who did park in the hotel car park and had their car broken into.

  • Single
    7.8

    Cheepest hotel I ever booked in UK. Just 25 GBP for a double room including full english breakfast and free WIFI in the lobby and free parking at the hotel (limited number). Absolutely fullfilled my needs for a one night stopover just 5 miles from away from Eurotunnel entrance. Good location at Folkestone harbour and the beach. Doner and Minimarket right around the corner. For sure, the hotel needs to be refurbished, but my room was clean, and I had a very good bed and a very good sleep.

  • Older travelers
    6.2

    The view from my window was beautiful.

    My stay at this hotel was fine just for one night but if I'd been staying longer I would have complained about several things. 1. Two of the channels on the TV were very poor quality, double vision/blurry/kept going off and on. 2. There were tears in the duvet cover and the bottom sheet. 3. The shower was terrible. Had mixer taps and was very difficult to get to the right temperature. Was either cold or so hot that it burned me. 4. Breakfast wasn't served until 7. I had to get to Rochester for work by 8 so I had leave before 7 and didn't therefore get a breakfast.

  • Single
    7.0

    The price

    2 foot wide footpath with a heavy hanging basket dead centre of the path at forehead height not easy to see in dark. I asked the chap on reception who's brainwave it was he was not concerned about their guests well being.

  • Older travelers
    7.8

    We arrived after midnight but we were able to park in the hotel car park. The nightporter dealt efficiently with the check in and settled the account meaning that we could depart quickly in the morning. The room was a good size, comfortable bed and excellent buffet breakfast.

    The hotel was a little run down and needed work to get it back to its former glory.

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    The food was good in the Victoria (Premier) Restaurant.The hotel had just been redecorated. The hotel was well sited for people who wished to go on day trips to the continent or for local viewing such as Dover Castle and other English Heritage sites in the area.

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    The different types of entertainment Plenty of space to move around and do wat you want to Overall very good

    Bed rooms required sproosing up a bit

  • Older travelers
    7.0

    Convenient to where we needed to be and great value for the money with good parkin

    Lift was not functioning and decor looks a little tired

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    Wal so easy to find fantastic staff at reception loads of free car park space drink cheaper than anywhere els good size room loverly view tea coffee in room all free and heres the bonas the best dancers iv seen in mylife and I realy thourt that frank spencer was and is worth amillion truly the best 37£ iv ever spent.yours gordon and lesley.

    Dirty windos on the outside but thats all.still the best

  • Single
    5.0

    room quite nice lovely view

    starters and desserts nice main meals poor especially vegetables

  • Older travelers
    7.0

    After upgrading to the Victorian restaurant dining was fine.

    Bar closed monday 17/05/10. Our room was located within a smoking area (why) as non-smokers. The whole hotel should be non smoking. Lack of towels in shower room even after requesting further towels.

  • Older travelers
    7.0

    We had a good weekend and enjoyed the entertainment

    We had a good weekend and the evening entertainment was enjoyable. We were all set for an early morning swim only to find on the weekends the pool did not open till 9.00am which did not fit in with our plans for the weekend. We did not go down for our evening meal until about 7.30pm-7.45pm and found that we had to wait on the three evenings for bread to be toped up( to have with the soup)which was on one evening luke warm, there was plenty of choice but yet again there did not seem to be any one checking what needed replenishing. Good location. T.V’s and rooms would benefit from being updated though

  • Single
    6.6

    afine hotel a bit run down in a sorry location good food but not always explained rated only fair

  • Older travelers
    7.8

    We liked the view of the harbour and the location in general - the bed was comfortable and we had a great nights sleep.

    Cold water in the shower/bath was virtually non-existant, so there was difficulty finding a suitable temperature (Room 619) and the full English breakfast could have had a bit more variety (as in some mushrooms perhaps) and the scrambled eggs were too pale and tasteless - there was an abundance of everything but it seemed mediocre in general - as in, "Oh, let's just serve this up and they'll eat it." without much thought going into the menu. As a owner of a catering concern myself, I believe in value for money without compromising quality, which I believed is the case here.

  • Single
    10.0

    The room was very spacious with a lot of room to move around and the bed was comfortable and my room had a shower as well and the self-service breakfast.

    Nothing at all, had a lovley stay there

How to reach hotel

hotel Britannia Grand Burstin Hotel - Folkestone Folkestone location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

The Harbour, Folkestone, United Kingdom, CT20 1TX

Get directions
City Center
  • Folkestone
    2700 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Folkestone Central Railway Station
    4300 ft
  • Eurotunnel UK
    3.0 mi
  • Bus stop
    1000 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of floors:
    13
  • Number of rooms:
    550

Hotel Awards

UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedFolkestoneBritannia Grand Burstin Hotel

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Hotels Recommended by Guests in United Kingdom

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