Just 17 miles from Canterbury, the Smiths Court Hotel ”“ set on the clifftop to the east of Margate ”“ is privately owned and family run and, the only three star hotel, is Margate’s premier hotel.

This ‘elegant Victorian’ has all the modern conveniences expected by the discerning traveller, but retains a quintessentially English charm. Offering a quiet attentive service to business and leisure guests, it’s an ideal retreat after a long day exploring Kent’s  history,  amazing blue flag beaches, or indeed after a busy day at the office! They have 43 individually decorated rooms and suites ”“ some enjoying superb sea views and spectacular ‘Turner’ sunsets.