Holiday Inn Express Folkestone-Channel Tunnel

Cheriton Park,Cheriton High Street, Folkestone, United Kingdom, CT18 8AN  show map
 2 stars
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Holiday Inn Express Folkestone-Channel Tunnel

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Free parking
Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Snack bar

TV

Flat-screen TV

Elevator
Kitchen facilities

Microwave

Refrigerator

Oven

Overview

Holiday Inn Express Folkestone-Channel Tunnel is a comfortable hotel offering views over Fisherman's Beach, East Cliff and Warren Country Park and Marsh Maize Maze and featuring a sun deck, a patio and a golf course. Holiday Inn Express Folkestone-Channel Tunnel has been welcoming guests to its non-smoking rooms since 2008.

The city center is 4 km away from the hotel. Monuments, a castle and a museum lie a short distance away.

Guests will find themselves a 10-minute walk from Eurotunnel UK train station. London Southend airport is 65 minutes' drive from away.

Rooms

The property offers 100 guestrooms appointed with individual climate control, a personal computer, cable TV with on-demand movies, high-speed internet and a laptop safe. The guestrooms look out on the countryside. They feature en suite bathrooms with a shower and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

The hotel serves a takeaway breakfast from 06:00 to 10:00. The onsite restaurant specializes in international cuisine. The busy bar is open from 18:00 to 22:00.

Services

Holiday Inn Express Folkestone-Channel Tunnel welcomes guests, offering free private parking, a luggage storage and a designated place for smoking along with computer equipment, a business corner and a meeting room.

Relax

Guests with children can use babysitting and a special menu available on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

The hotel personnel speaks English, German, French, Italian, Dutch, Czech, Polish.

Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   100.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • Pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Vending machines
  • Carte blanche

Sports & Fitness

  • Tennis court
  • Golf course

Services

  • Car rental
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services
  • Children's menu

Leisure facilities

  • Sun terrace
  • Barbeque grills

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Adjoining rooms
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Garden furniture
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Sink
  • Toilet

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Oven

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Paid movies/Video
  • Multi-line phone

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 16 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Cheriton Park,Cheriton High Street, Folkestone, United Kingdom, CT18 8AN

Get directions
City Center
  • Folkestone
    2.4 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Eurotunnel UK
    2300 ft
  • Folkestone Central Railway Station
    2.1 mi
  • Bus stop
    1400 ft
Beaches
  • Sandgate Beach
    1.3 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    100

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Rooms and availability

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Double Room Disability Access
Bed type: Double bed
Size: 485 sq. feet
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  • Air conditioning
  • Shower
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Rooms fully wheelchair accessible. Suitable for disabled guests, wheelchair users and those with reduced mobility.

Room facilities
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    Double or Twin Room
    Bed type: 2 Single beds
    Size: 485 sq. feet
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    Room with en suite bathroom, LCD TV and tea/coffee making facilities. This room cannot accommodate an extra bed or a cot.

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      Double Room Sofa Bed
      Bed type: Double bed
      Size: 485 sq. feet
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      Room with en suite bathroom, LCD TV and tea/coffee making facilities. For 2 adults and 2 children up to the age of 15. Can accommodate 3 adults. The third adult is charged at an additional cost per night.

      Room facilities
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        Twin Room
        Bed type: 2 Single beds
        Size: 485 sq. feet
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        Room with en suite bathroom, LCD TV and tea/coffee making facilities.

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          How to reach hotel

          hotel Holiday Inn Express Folkestone-Channel Tunnel Folkestone location
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          Hotel Address:

          Cheriton Park,Cheriton High Street, Folkestone, United Kingdom, CT18 8AN

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Folkestone
            2.4 mi
          Airports
          Train Stations
          • Eurotunnel UK
            2300 ft
          • Folkestone Central Railway Station
            2.1 mi
          • Bus stop
            1400 ft
          Beaches
          • Sandgate Beach
            1.3 mi
          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  3 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  12 pm
          • Number of floors:
            4
          • Number of rooms:
            100

          Hotel Awards

          UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedFolkestoneHoliday Inn Express Folkestone-Channel Tunnel

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          Best Design Hotels in United Kingdom

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          What's nearby

          Tourist attractions

          • Sandgate Mens Club - 1.4 mi

          Popular areas

          • City Center - 2.3 mi

          Places of interest

          • Cheriton Bowls Club - 3000 ft
          • Cheriton Oddfellows Social Club - 4600 ft
          • Folkestone Rugby Club - 5000 ft
          • Royal Victoria Hospital - 2.1 mi
          • Hythe Bowling Club - 2.2 mi
          • Folkestone Constitutional Club - 2.4 mi
          • Royal British Legion - 2.5 mi
          • Dover Road Social Club - 2.6 mi

          Train stations

          • Eurotunnel UK - 2000 ft
          • Folkestone Central Railway Station - 2.0 mi

          Amusement

          • Folkestone Bowls Association Ltd - 1.5 mi
          • Rendezvous Amusement Arcades - 2.5 mi
          • Silver Screen Cinema - 2.6 mi

          Museums

          • Folkestone Museum - 2.5 mi

          Theaters

          • Tower Theatre Folkestone - 4300 ft
          • F H O D S - 4600 ft
          • Leas Cliff Hall - 2.4 mi

          Local attractions

          • Sandgate Beach - 1.3 mi
            Sandgate Esplanade, Folkestone
          • Kent Battle of Britain Museum - 2.3 mi
            Aerodrome Road, Hawkinge
          • Brockhill Country Park - 2.5 mi
            Sandling Road, Hythe
          • Lower Leas Coastal Park - 2.2 mi
            Lower Sandgate Road, Folkestone
          • Fisherman's Beach - 2.5 mi
            West Parade, Hythe

          Near the hotel

          • Elham Valley Line Trust Countryside Centre & Railway Museum - 2800 ft
            Newington Road, Folkestone
            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  12 pm
            • Number of floors:
              4
            • Number of rooms:
              100

            Hotel Awards

            UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedFolkestoneHoliday Inn Express Folkestone-Channel Tunnel

            According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
            Best Design Hotels in United Kingdom

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            Holiday Inn Express Folkestone-Channel Tunnel Reviews

            Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Holiday Inn Express Folkestone-Channel Tunnel

            Average guest rating

            8.0out of 10
            Fabulous
            Based on 635 reviews

            Guest reviews

            • Older travelers
              7.0

              Convenient for visiting friends and relatives with shopping and amenities near by although hotel in quite area.

              Bed not most comfortable with limited bed linen/duvet. Description of site not correct as it does not look out on Kent countryside.

            • Couple
              7.8

              The room was a standard room, with tea/coffee facilities, included a soap dispenser in shower and by the sink. Bed very comfortable, room was modern, our motorbike was very secure during the night where it was parked. Pizza for dinner tasted good. Quiet location, good nights sleep. Very well located for Euro Tunnel, which we could see from our room window!

              The bathroom toilet in our room really smelled like a men's urinal, which wasn't very nice. The breakfast was quite poor we found, not a great selection, and the scrambled eggs were not very nice at all. I had a glass of juice, when my huband went back for another glass they had diluted it down to make it go further and it was awful. Coffee was not good. But at least I could make my own in room. The reception, bar and restaurant are all just inside the door under the one counter, its tiny, and very very basic. They wouldnt let us pay at the end for everything on checkout so every time we ordered a drink we had to put it on our card, which never worked, the machine kept rejecting and it took ages to pay each time.

            • Older travelers
              9.2

              A special thankyou for Elanna who sorted out a mistake made at the time of booking (at the beginning of 2011) by Booked.net - they made the booking for the wrong date and then we were charged for a 'non-show'!

            • Group of friends
              9.6

              For the use of traveling and staying close to the dover ferry... this is perfect. The people that work here are all great!! ... and it is always clean and cheerful.

            • Older travelers
              8.2

              The location of the hotel for the channel tunnel is excellent, they made us and our dog welcome. It is close to Folkestone so we were able to walk along the sea front in the evening which was both pleasant and relaxing and in the morning it was just a very short drive to the tunnel terminal. All together it provided us with just what we wanted. Thanks.

            • Older travelers
              10.0

              Very close to the channel tunnel; breakfast included in the price, which was a bonus. Clean rooms, absolutely fine for a comfortable overnight stay en route to France.

            • Older travelers
              8.2

              Your evening/night reception Managers were lively, helpful and very accomodating. We arrived too late to order dinner but the offer of the use of the restaurant for a delivered 'Take Away' was most considerate even to the extent of the Managers recommendations.The Breakfast Bar offered a very good selection and overall our stay was comfortable and efficiently managed.

              We arrived late at night - 9.45pm - in the dark. The address and the postcode even for our sat.nav. proved unlocatable. The general public in Cheriton had no idea where Holiday Inn was. Clearly we found the hotel but lost over half an hour. Please put a map on your website for the Tunnel Hotel in Folkstone!!

            • Couple
              7.4

              Closeness to Eurotunnel.

              Restaurant/bar area was soulless, food a bit bland.

            • Older travelers
              6.2

              The staff are extremely friendly and the hotel is in a good location for the Tunnel. Unfortunately the TV in the room did'nt work and the staff on duty did not know how to reset the "black box". We were offered a complimentary bottle of wine by way of compensation but sadly it did not make up for missing the Paralympics Opening Ceremony.

              No TV!

            • Older travelers
              5.0

              The Special Offer rates !! Staff were friendly if you could get them to engage but there seemed too few on duty to cope.

              Bar tables and dinning tables were filthy and cluttered with plates, cutlery and glasses at all times. My clothes stuck to the tables it was so bad. Staff seemed unconcerned about this.I Had to clear my own table and dump dirty crockery and drinks glasses on the reception desk to get any attention. There seemed to be too little staff. The bar optics were broken. All of this in fronmt of coachloads of foreign visitors, goodness knows what they were thinking seeing this.Must do better Iam afraid ! Also this hotel had no nearby amenities, just stuck out in middle of nowhere in desolate fields. It felt like nobody cared about it.

            • Older travelers
              8.8

              Great for a stop over to or from the eurotunnel. Staff were excellent and friendly. Rooms were clean, breakfast was good for the price.

            • Older travelers
              6.6

              location handy for tunnel

              very limited menu for evening meals and mediocre food staff o.k, but overstretched,

            • Older travelers
              10.0

              Excellent servie staff friendly and efficient, nothing too much trouble

            • Older travelers
              6.6

              convenient for the wedding we were attending

              The staff on duty were unhelpful and not obliging to all members of our party ,who were recommended by the wedding venue to use your premises.We had stayed at a premier inn the night previously and the difference in staff helpfulness was quite remarkable.It will be a long time before we use Holiday Inn again.

            • Older travelers
              8.2

              Breakfast included for 2 using room.

            How to reach hotel

            hotel Holiday Inn Express Folkestone-Channel Tunnel Folkestone location
            Show big map »

            Hotel Address:

            Cheriton Park,Cheriton High Street, Folkestone, United Kingdom, CT18 8AN

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Folkestone
              2.4 mi
            Airports
            Train Stations
            • Eurotunnel UK
              2300 ft
            • Folkestone Central Railway Station
              2.1 mi
            • Bus stop
              1400 ft
            Beaches
            • Sandgate Beach
              1.3 mi
            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  12 pm
            • Number of floors:
              4
            • Number of rooms:
              100

            Hotel Awards

            UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedFolkestoneHoliday Inn Express Folkestone-Channel Tunnel

            According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
            Best Design Hotels in United Kingdom

            Use Badge