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Tour of the hotel + cream tea

I recently booked one of the tours held on Monday and Friday afternoons (booking required). It was... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2012
Leolily
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Hastings, United Kingdom
Lovely atmosphere and food

This was a birthday treat I booked. The afternoon tea was delicious and filling with a nice... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
sc0tbear
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London, United Kingdom
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2 weeks ago
“Lovely atmosphere and food”
29 Sep 2017
“very interesting”
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The Grand The Leas, Folkestone CT20 2XL, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a birthday treat I booked. The afternoon tea was delicious and filling with a nice assortment. The ambiance was wonderful with the piano player offering a peaceful melody of eclectic music. The staff were friendly and met all our needs without being intrusive....More

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Reviewed 29 September 2017

It was lovely to see parts of the hotel that the public don't usually see. It was also nice to shown around the apartments which are beautiful. It was nice to learn about the history of the hotel and the rivalry between the Grand and...More

Thank leighh906
Reviewed 9 September 2013

I have always wanted to do the Grand tour and have tea in the Palm Court. I was so disappointed. This poor old building has seen better days and the awful 70's alterations and patterned carpets are hideous. The lady who took us around on...More

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Reviewed 20 November 2012

I recently booked one of the tours held on Monday and Friday afternoons (booking required). It was very interesting and the lady taking us round was very enthusiastic and knowledgeable. The cream tea afterwards was very good with one large fruit scone, jam and plenty...More

1  Thank Leolily
Robert_GrandManager, General Manager at The Grand Guided Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2012

Dear EggyB, Thank you for your review. As the leading historical and cultural venue in Folkestone we are very proud of our tour at The Grand; im right in saying that its popularity has only improved over the last few years. I will look forward...More

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