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The White Cliffs Hotel & Restaurant

  • High Street
  • St Margaret's-at-Cliffe
  • Dover
  • Kent
  • CT15 6AT


  • Conference & Meeting Rooms
  • Family
  • Group Holidays
  • Historic Romantic
  • Parking
  • Pet Friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Weekend Breaks
  • WiFi

At a Glance

  •   Recommended Restaurant/ Bar
  •   Weddings & Parties
  •   Ample free parking
  •  Use of nearby Spa/Leisure facilities
  •  Ferry services 7 minute drive
  •  Pretty village location
  •  Stunning walled garden
  •  Cruise, dine & stay packages
  •  Dog friendly rooms

About this Hotel

The White Cliffs Hotel and The Bay Restaurant nestles in the pretty village of St Margaret's-at-Cliffe, within one mile of beautiful St Margaret's Bay beach and spectacular cliff top walking along the White Cliffs coast. Dover ferry terminals are just a 7 minute drive away and ample free off road parking is onsite.  We're perfect for business or leisure, featuring the acclaimed Michelin Guide recommended Bay Restaurant and Bar in-house serving a seasonally changing, delicious menu including locally sourced specialities such as Kentish Beef and Romney Marsh Lamb.  Roaring log fires are lit during the winter months, and in summer guests are welcome to relax in the hotel's pretty beach style walled garden. 

Guests also have inclusive use of leisure facilities in our nearby sister hotel which include a sauna, steam room and fitness studio, an indoor hot tub, tennis courts and spa facilities. The White Cliffs Hotel is perfect for parties, weddings and meetings.  Group bookings from 4 to 40 guests are welcome and fully equipped contemporary meeting space overlooking terraces and gardens is available.  Special offer midweek and weekend breaks are regularly available.  We also offer value Cruise, Dine & Stay packages inclusive of free parking while you sail.


Guest rooms are all en-suite with a stylish contemporary decor and classic coastal themes.  Double, twin, single, four poster double rooms, family rooms and a spacious Loft Apartment are available either on a B&B basis, or Dinner/B&B basis.  Many rooms feature wonderful views of the hotel's garden.  We can accommodate up to 40 guests in total.  Our spacious Loft Apartment sleeps up to 8 guests.

Facilities in rooms include central heating and full carpeting, wardrobe storage space, hair dryers, en-suite bathrooms with complimentary fine toiletries, wc, bath or shower and towels, kettle and tea/ coffee making facilities, TV, telephone, radio, DVD player, desk, alarm clock and ironing facilities.  A wake up call and extra beds can also be made available on request.  Free WiFi is inclusive in all rooms.  Dog friendly rooms are also available - some of which are on the ground floor and conveniently open out onto the gardens.

Food & Drink

The hotel's highly recommended Bay Restaurant serves a varied menu brimming with locally sourced meats and fresh from the catch fish including grilled St. Margaret's Bay lobster!  We go the extra mile to 'Keep it Kent', sourcing our seasonal fruits and vegetables from local outlets.  Our Head Chef Gavin Oakley and his team are passionate about food and have created an exceptional choice of creative meals which has seen The Bay Restaurant become incredibly popular with locals and visitors alike. Pre-booking is recommended to avoid disappointment.

Leisure Facilities

Inclusive use of leisure facilities in our sister hotel (Wallett's Court) just 1 mile away, set within 7 acres of beautiful landscaped gardens. Leisure facilities include:

  • Indoor 12 metre swimming pool with swim trainer jet
  • Hydrotherapy massage
  • Sauna
  • Steam Room
  • Fitness studio
  • Lounge and bar
  • Indoor hot tub
  • Relaxation room
  • Tennis Courts
  • Croquet lawn
  • Boules court and sun terrace

Groups, Parties, Meetings & Weddings

  • Parties, anniversaries, christenings, birthday celebrations and more all welcome
  • Group bookings from 4 to 40 guests welcome
  • We cater for parties of up to 150 guests in our restaurant, garden, bar and lounge areas
  • Choice of buffet menus available
  • In-house party and wedding planner
  • CONFERENCE VENUE - we've teamed up with our friends at nearby Pines Calyx to offer the ultimate in contemporary cliff top conference space to our guests - a mere 90 minutes from London and within an easy drive of Dover and Ashford.  Pines Garden is only around 1 mile from the hotel and is an award-winning venue set in landscaped gardens.  Various conference packages are available. 

Directions/ Parking

The hotel is just 4 miles north east of Dover (about a 10 to 15 minute drive).  From Dover by car head along the A258 towards Deal, and take a right turn to St Margaret's-at-Cliffe, then take a right at the T junction.  You'll see the hotel just opposite the church in the village centre.  We have two car parks - one to the rear and one to the front of the hotel.  A plentiful supply of FREE private parking for up to 25 cars is onsite.  The car park to the front is illuminated at night with secure CCTV camera coverage.  Our nearest station is Martin Mill only 2 miles away.  Dover Priory is 4 miles from the hotel - a quick bus or taxi ride away.



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