Budget Places to Stay with free car parking, breakfast
CT18 8AN, Folkestone, Cheriton High Street
With free parking and air-conditioned rooms, this hotel is 1 mile from Folkestone Eurotunnel terminal and a 20-minute drive from Dover Port. Wi-Fi is free in the public areas. Holiday Inn Express Folkestone Channel Tunnel... read more
£ 40.70View Rates
CT20 2HB, Folkestone, 39 Earls Avenue
This spacious, family-run Edwardian hotel dates back to 1901 and offers free WiFi and free parking on site. It is situated in Folkestone, close to the M20 motorway. Rooms are individual in style and have... read more
£ 75.00View Rates
CT20 2EA, Folkestone, 2-4 Langhorne Gardens
Opposite the Leas Cliff Hall, beside the sea and Folkestone town centre, The Portland Hotel has a popular bar and restaurant and free Wi-Fi access. It is close to Eurotunnel and the Dover Ferry Terminal.... read more
£ 37.50View Rates
CT20 2EB, Folkestone, The Leas, Clifton Gardens
Overlooking the English Channel, the Best Western Clifton Hotel offers en suite bedrooms, many with sea views. It is 10 minutes from Folkestone town centre, railway station and Channel Tunnel. Built in 1864, the Clifton... read more
£ 30.00View Rates
CT20 1TX, Folkestone, The Harbour
Overlooking Folkestone Harbour, The Grand Burstin Hotel offers limited parking, free Wi-Fi and wonderful sea views. Just 15 minutes from Dover, the hotel has a fitness centre and 3 restaurants. The cosy bedrooms at Grand... read more
£ 25.00View Rates
CT20 2DU, Folkestone, 16-19 The leas
Situated just 10 minutes' drive from the Channel Tunnel Terminal, this traditional sea-facing hotel is situated on The Leas, Folkestone's cliff-top promenade. With a 24-hour reception, free parking and free WiFi throughout, it is a... read more
£ 26.00View Rates
What to so and see in the Folkestone area ?
Throughout history, the area was the port of entry for travelers or merchants visiting the country. The Channel Tunnel obviously makes travel to and from continental Europe particularly easy, but the surrounding area has numerous other merits. First of all, the landscapes are quite admirable. Folkestone therefore offers a wide range of strolling and hiking opportunities, especially on the beaches and the Leas, one of its landmarks.
Walking on the promenade leading to the cliffs on a sunny day is particularly pleasant and provides some amazing panoramic views of the coast. A dream accommodation location would therefore be around this area, between the cliffs and the beaches, to enjoy a great dose of nature on a daily basis.
After a lovely walk along the coast, various activities await visitors in the city centre, especially around Old High Street, lined with shops, restaurants, pubs and cafés, as well as cultural venues.
Cheap hotels are easy to find in the town centre, making visits and transport easy and convenient. For families with children, some of them even include family rooms and free parking, which is a must if you are using or renting a car to explore the town and surrounding region.
Accommodation close to Rail Tunnel
When visiting Folkestone, accommodation options are numerous, whether it is in terms of budget, location or amenities. Depending on the type of holiday you are planning and what activities you would like to indulge in, some areas are more convenient than others.
If you are coming from France via Eurotunnel or planning on crossing the border through the Channel Tunnel after your stay in England, you may want to stay near the train terminal. Cheap hotels with a parking are ideal and allow you to enjoy a peaceful, stress-free stay in town. The Eurotunnel UK is located near Folkestone, and have it’s own motorway exit at junction 11A of the M20.
For nature lovers, choosing your accommodation near the coast and the cliffs is a must, as you will enjoy extraordinary views first thing in the morning and right before going to bed.
A place with family rooms located by the shore would constitute the perfect option if your little ones are taking part in the trip. Old High Street, in the town centre is another possibility worth considering, as it is surrounded by everything you need to create a memorable stay, from shops to art galleries, restaurants and museums. If art is your thing, the Creative Quarter sounds like the perfect spot for your hotel.
Main Town Centre Railway Station
Main train station ?
Eurotunnel Car Passenger terminal
Car passenger terminal from where freight vehicles and cars travel via the Channel Tunnel to Calais/Coquelles in Northern France.
Where can you find this town in Kent England
Where is Folkestone ?
- Ramsgate Ferries — 18 miles
- Maidstone Hotels — 27 miles
- Eastbourne B&B’s — 44 miles
- Newhaven Ferry Port Terminal — 52 miles
- Brighton Accommodation — 60 miles