Folkestone Guest Houses

Folkestone is an idyllic coastal town in Kent, in south eastern England not far from the French coast, its major industry has always been fishing and is a fashionable tourist resort and a port for ferries and hovercraft crossing the channel to the destinations of Calais and Boulogne. The town offers its visitors a grand choice of Folkestone Guest Houses some overlooking the ocean some found in the town center whilst others offer country aspects they are detailed to suit the business guest, the family group, the honey moon couple and the tourist.

Folkestone is a hugely historic region that has been populated since Roman times and proof of this was found in a unique Roman villa which is decorated with mosaics found in the courtyards and in the kitchen home to two fireplaces this was revealed on the East Cliff. The area most buoyant industry of course was fishing however smuggling proved quite lucrative as Gold was smuggled to the French troops during the Napoleonic War from smuggling also flourished in the 18th and 19th Centuries, gold was smuggled to the French troops during the Napoleonic War.

Today modern Folkestone boasts a rejuvenated artsy area that attracts many artists who decide to live in the town's pleasant atmosphere, home to broad avenues lined with overhanging trees, colourful buildings, a charming boulevard and plethora of pavement cafes, restaurants, traditional pubs and trendy wine bars. The yearly calendar is filled a selection of entertaining open air concerts and many people drive down from London for the weekend to participate in fishing, sailing, windsurfing, bowling and golf.

The countryside surrounding the town is exceptionally beautiful and many of the guest houses choose to secret themselves amongst this scenic section of the North Downs, a favorite area of walkers and hikers. It offers visitors a wonderful opportunity to admire the dramatic cliffs of south-eastern England. The Town offers a fascinating assortment of old and new and this is replicated within the architectural styles of the many Folkestone guest houses, some Victorian, Tudor or Georgian hosting antiques, original works of art, Persian rugs and leaded windows whilst others show a more contemporary image and illustrate vivid colours and bright open spaces allowing the outdoors to engage with the indoors.

Found on the outskirts and gazing over beautiful country landscapes and wrapped in acres of ground providing privacy and seclusion are beautiful Country Folkestone Guest houses providing outdoor pursuits including walking, hiking, horse riding and fishing. They may present arresting images of once privately owned grand Manors whose entrance halls are home to portraits of celebrated gentry, bowls of fresh flowers and priceless antiques. These delightful accommodations showcase stylish suites suited to the honey moon couple and the visiting VIP, each room individually designed and detailed with extreme comforts, including canopied and four poster beds and broad panoramic views.

Town center is home to a selection of Folkestone Guest Houses some positioned to offer families double and triple rooms, hosting cribs, high chairs and bunks beds, whilst others may provide the perfect solution for executives on long term contracts. These rooms offer independence through kitchenettes, dining areas, work stations offer desk, internet access and direct dial phone.

Intimate dining rooms offer select menus crafted from seasonal produce and companioned with select wines. Drawing rooms and sitting rooms offer relaxation and sanctuary and honesty bars. Many of the extensive guest houses offer the perfect platform for business functions and wedding receptions.

The Folkestone Guest Houses offer warm welcomes and wonderful comfort and ensure a memorable sojourn in a picturesque seaside town.