Smiths Court Hotel

CT9 2HL, Margate, Eastern Esplanade

On the clifftops of Cliftonville, Margate, this elegant Victorian building is less than 2 minutes’ walk from the beach. With free Wi-Fi in public areas, Smiths Court Hotel has its own restaurant serving locally sourced... read more

643 reviews 7.8

£ 35.00

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Kings Arms Hotel by Greene King Inns

TN16 1AN, Westerham, Market Square

The Kings Arms Hotel is in the centre of the old English town of Westerham, 5 minutes’drive from the M25. Traditional food is served in the friendly bar and restaurant. The well-presented hotel has rooms... read more

477 reviews 7.4

£ 40.00

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The Southcliff Hotel

CT20 2DY, Folkestone, 22-26 The Leas

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 hotel is a 10-minute drive from the Channel Tunnel Terminal... read more

2752 reviews 8.1

£ 21.68

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The Victoria Hotel

CT2 8JY, Canterbury, 59 London Road

Set in quaint gardens, The Victoria Hotel offers traditional home-cooked food and free Wi-Fi. The hotel is a 15-minute walk from Canterbury centre, and just under a mile from Canterbury Cathedral. The spacious bedrooms at... read more

1515 reviews 8.6

£ 48.00

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Sandgate Hotel

CT20 3DY, Folkestone, 8-9 Wellington Terrace, The Esplanade

Overlooking the beach and the Channel, the Sandgate Hotel offers modern facilities in a Victorian building. Rooms with both period wrought iron balconies and free Wi-Fi are available. Most of the rooms have sea views.... read more

1247 reviews 7.5

£ 51.00

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Tunbridge Wells Retreat

TN1 1DS, Royal Tunbridge Wells, 54-57 London Road, Tunbridge Wells Retreat Hotel

Tunbridge Wells Retreat is a modern hotel offering dynamic, contemporary accommodation at an affordable price. The fresh, convenient rooms offer views of either the hotel's secluded garden or the Tunbridge Wells Common. Equipped with Egyptian... read more

1535 reviews 7.1

£ 40.50

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The Bull Hotel Maidstone/Sevenoaks

TN15 7RF, Wrotham, Bull Lane, Wrotham Village

Situated between Sevenoaks and Maidstone with easy access to M20, M26 and M25. Newly renovated in 2012, this privately owned 13th century inn is now a 4 star AA rated hotel. In the historic village... read more

336 reviews 8.6

£ 59.00

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The Pegwell Bay Hotel

CT11 0NJ, Ramsgate, 81 Pegwell Road

Offering stunning panoramic views over the English Channel from atop the Pegwell cliffs, the Pegwell Bay Hotel is ideally situated. Complete with 41 fully refurbished en suite bedrooms, you're free to relax in the residents... read more

374 reviews 8.7

£ 60.00

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The Castle Hotel

CT21 4AJ, Hythe, The Green, Saltwood

With free WiFi and free on street parking, The Castle Hotel overlooks Saltwood Village Green. The family-run inn offers a traditional pub and restaurant, just 3 minutes from Hythe centre. The cosy rooms at The... read more

372 reviews 7.7

£ 70.00

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The West Bank Guest House

CT17 9LL , Dover, 239/241 Folkestone Road

A warm welcome awaits you at this family run guesthouse that rests at the edge of Dover. Free Wi-Fi is available and each room has a flat-screen TV. The West Bank is within walking distance... read more

533 reviews 8.8

£ 40.00

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TN24 9QP, Ashford, Willesborough Road

Downsview is less than a 10-minute drive from the market town of Ashford and the Eurostar Terminal. It offers rooms with digital TVs, Wi-Fi access, and free parking. The dining room serves cooked and continental... read more

624 reviews 9.1

£ 55.00

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The White Cliffs Hotel

CT15 6AT, Dover, The High Street

The White Cliffs Hotel is a stylish and welcoming hotel, in the heart of the pretty village of St Margarets-at-Cliffe. It is perfectly located just a short walk from the breathtaking White Cliffs of Dover.... read more

820 reviews 8.6

£ 58.50

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House of Agnes

CT2 8BN, Canterbury, 71 St. Dunstans Street

An inn since the 15th century, this beautiful property offers boutique rooms and modern stable rooms with free Wi-Fi, just a few minutes’ walk from the city centre. It has a bar, library, and its... read more

419 reviews 9.4

£ 77.00

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Overcliffe Hotel

DA11 0EF, Gravesend, 15/16 Overcliffe

The privately-owned Overcliffe Hotel is just 2 miles from the Eurostar terminal at Ebbsfleet International Station and a 5-minute drive from Bluewater Shopping Centre. This country house hotel has free Wi-Fi and free parking. Overcliffe... read more

44 reviews 7

£ 71.10

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The Wife of Bath Restaurant with Rooms

TN25 5AF, Wye, 4 Upper Street

The Wife of Bath Restaurant with Rooms is set in the idyllic Kent village of Wye, and is owned by Michelin starred chef Mark Sargeant. The wooden beamed rooms all offer great comfort with modern... read more

195 reviews 9.1

£ 105.00

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The Ship Inn

CT20 3AH, Folkestone, 65 Sandgate High Street, Sandgate

Just 5 minutes' drive from the Channel Tunnel, The Ship Inn offers free parking, free Wi-Fi and a traditional pub restaurant. Situated in Sandgate, the inn is a mile from Folkestone Harbour. Set in a... read more

403 reviews 8.8

£ 70.00

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Holiday Inn Express Ramsgate – Minster

CT12 4AU, Minster, Tothill Street,

With 24-hour check-in, the Holiday Inn Ramsgate Minster is 6 miles from the beaches of Margate. Close to Kent International Airport, there are 4 golf courses within a 10-mile radius. Air-conditioned rooms at the Holiday... read more

1147 reviews 8.6

£ 44.00

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The Grove Ferry Inn

CT3 4BP, Chislet, Grove Rd, Upstreet

Built in the Georgian period, The Grove Ferry Inn is located 8 miles outside Canterbury. The property features a pub on the ground floor which offers riverboat trips. Free Wi-Fi and parking is available. Some... read more

269 reviews 8.4

£ 69.00

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Blazing Donkey Country Hotel

CT14 0ED, Sandwich, Hay Hill, Ham

Set in beautiful grounds, Blazing Donkey Hotel has countryside views and rooms with free Wi-Fi. The hotel has free secure parking and is a 20-minute drive from Dover. Samphire at Ham restaurant is featured in... read more

271 reviews 7.8

£ 68.00

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The Dog At Wingham

CT3 1BB, Wingham, Canterbury Road

Set within a Grade II Listed former coaching inn, this award-winning property occupies a prominent position opposite the church in the picturesque village of Wingham, just outside Canterbury. The Dog Inn at Wingham has been... read more

129 reviews 9.1

£ 87.20

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Garden of England

Long nicknamed the ‘Garden of England’, Kent really does have a lush and green countryside just waiting to be explored from the comfort of your B&B. Take a walk along the Saxon shoreline of the Swale estuary, looking out for the different species of waders and waterbirds that live here or call in on their migration path.

star Cheap Accommodation in Kent

When the summer sun sizzles, head to the beaches of Folkestone and Sandgate. Kent is said to be the United Kingdom’s warmest county so make the most of it with a family-friendly bucket and spade holiday. Both locations are packed with budget accommodation including hotels and B&Bs.

Lovers of history will find plenty to explore within the walls of the medieval castle at Dover or the elegant Leeds Castle, sitting in its moat. Days out for the family should take in the newly revitalised Dreamland at Margate and the Howletts Wild Animal Park while dedicated shoppers can spend a few hours browsing the shops of Bluewater near Dartford. Near every tourist attraction in England’s county of Kent can be found a budget bed and breakfast or a cheap hotel with family-size rooms.

Where to stay in Kent UK

From the half-timbered houses of historic Ightham village, some of which are home to quaint B&Bs through typical England towns like Tenterden to the county’s capital, Canterbury, you’ll find no shortage of holiday accommodation in the county. Discover cheap hotels or a bed and breakfast serving up a hearty start to the day. Some of the most popular visitor hotspots are


Whatever your budget, you’ll find accommodation to match it in Canterbury. With its cobbled streets and historic buildings, the town is typical of England while plenty of cheap hotels or homes offering bed and breakfast can be found in the centre near Canterbury Cathedral. Stretch the budget further by visiting out of season and staying in cheap hotels or B&Bs while you enjoy the Canterbury Festival in October.


Home to the British oyster, Whitstable has a real Dickensian charm backed up by the budget accommodation that can be found in old converted fishing shacks and Victorian townhouses. Many places offer bed and breakfast while a selection of cheap hotels can be found in the area. The town’s B&Bs fill up during the summer Oyster Festival.


Faversham is a charming blend of the nautical with a market town. Its market is the oldest in the country and full of Garden of England produce. Faversham has over 500 listed buildings many of which are now budget B&Bs or other holiday accommodation.


Margate is one place that is definitely brimming with cheap accommodation including bed and breakfasts. In recent years this traditional seaside resort has seen a revamp with the opening of the seafront Turner Contemporary Gallery and the reopening of Dreamland. For family-friendly hotels and good value B&Bs with all the fun of the seaside on the doorstep, Margate is a real Kent winner. A few cheap chain hotels offering bed and breakfast can also be found in and around the town.


Another resort town that has seen recent regeneration is Folkestone and it is now home to accommodation that ranges from a romantic bed and breakfast to cheap hotels with family rooms and budget prices. History, art galleries, kid-size fun and an amazing beach draw families back to its B&Bs and hotels year after year. For history lovers, not far from the town is the poignant Battle of Britain memorial with its sweeping views across the Channel and Kent countryside.