The Southcliff

Self Rated: 2.0 out of 5
22-26 The Leas, Folkestone, CT20 2DY, United Kingdom
3.0 out of 5 rating 691 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 3.0

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Property Details

Property Location

A stay at The Southcliff places you in the heart of Folkestone, steps from Leas Cliff Hall and 8 minutes by foot from Leas Lift. This hotel is 9.4 mi (15.2 km) from Dover Castle and 9.7 mi (15.6 km) from White Cliffs of Dover.


Stay in one of 68 guestrooms featuring LCD televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and digital programming is available for your entertainment. Bathrooms have shower/tub combinations and complimentary toiletries. Conveniences include desks and coffee/tea makers, and housekeeping is provided daily.


Make use of convenient amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access, wedding services, and a fireplace in the lobby.


Need to unwind? Take a break with a tasty beverage at one of the 2 bars/lounges. Full breakfasts are available daily from 7 AM to 9:30 AM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include a business center, express check-out, and a 24-hour front desk. This hotel has 2 meeting rooms available for events.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Leas Cliff Hall - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Leas Lift - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
Sandgate Beach - 0.9 km / 0.5 mi
Lower Leas Coastal Park - 0.9 km / 0.5 mi
Folkestone Harbour - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
Folkestone Beach - 1.2 km / 0.7 mi
Battle of Britain Memorial - 3.8 km / 2.3 mi
Hythe Beach - 4.1 km / 2.5 mi
Elham Valley Railway Museum - 6.1 km / 3.8 mi
Hythe Pool - 6.2 km / 3.8 mi
Kent Battle of Britain Museum - 6.5 km / 4.1 mi
Sene Valley Golf Club - 7 km / 4.4 mi
St Leonard's Church - 7.1 km / 4.4 mi
Fisherman's Beach - 7.2 km / 4.5 mi
Brockhill Park Performing Arts College - 8.2 km / 5.1 mi

The nearest airports are:
Manston (MSE-Kent Intl.) - 41.8 km / 26 mi
London (LGW-Gatwick) - 122.6 km / 76.2 mi

The preferred airport for The Southcliff is London (LGW-Gatwick).

Check-in time starts at 2pm. Check-out time is 10am.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a debit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. No onsite parking is available. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
If you are planning to arrive after 11:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

Know Before You Go

  • This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

  • Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.


The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: GBP 6.50 per person (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • -Fireplace in lobby
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Wedding services
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -24-hour front desk
  • -Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • -Conference space
  • -Elevator/lift
  • -Business center
  • -Television in common areas
  • -Computer station
  • -Designated smoking areas
  • -Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • -Number of floors - 5
  • -Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • -Number of bars/lounges - 2
  • -Number of meeting rooms - 2
  • -Total number of rooms - 68
  • -Year Built - 1865
  • -Express check-out
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Ballroom