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Lovely Place, Great History

Really enjoyed this visit, cold sunny day, perfect. Definitely going back! Sea was out, which lead... read more

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Amazing beach

Have been here a few times, lovely, long sandy beach. Chalk slopes make for a scenic route along... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Caterham, United Kingdom
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  • Terrible1%
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Marine Drive, Kingsgate CT10 3LG, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Really enjoyed this visit, cold sunny day, perfect. Definitely going back! Sea was out, which lead to some great photo opportunities. Tried Captain Digby pub, also very good. Must be manic during the summer!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been here a few times, lovely, long sandy beach. Chalk slopes make for a scenic route along the beach. Nice and peaceful when we visited in November with just a few other walkers on the beach. Kids loved exploring the little coves and rock...More

Thank kdw72
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow! What a hidden gem. These pillars are very imposing on the beach. You could walk for kms along the beach or along the coastal walk above and return to Botany Bay for a meal at one of the eateries there. Something for everyone. We...More

Thank Nancy C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to go for a nice family and friends breakfast the day after my Dad’s 60th party. Chose the botany as have always had good experiences here, however this experience was far from good. A week before the planned breakfast I had phoned the...More

2  Thank Dave O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely stay thus time with pleasant and friendly staff. The restaurant was very good and we enjoyed our meal with friends and their young children. Lovely room.

Thank Chantal H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice looking hotel until you realise it’s full of smelly dogs!’ So it’s a “dog friendly” venue but 7 dogs in the bar area some being fed from their owners plate was to say the least off putting as well as staff patting them then...More

2  Thank A3213EPlisab
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's a breathtaking beach with calm atmosphere! I'd go again & again , it's good for family as well as couples. Would have been better if there's some eat outs near the beach, but we didn't mind .

Thank Freedom763123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The beach is great! Wide, very nice chalk stones, and searching for all interesting sea stuff, is really worth to visit!

Thank thomas_vangils
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Arrived on the 17th September. Had booked the Aspect sea view room for 2 nights and couldn't have asked for more. The room was superb, tidy and clean. The views were superb. The staff were so friendly. The receptionists who I did not take their...More

1  Thank _mikeandlou16
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Botany Bay was the fourth beach we visited during our trip to Broadstairs on 15th September. We walked to this beach from Joss Bay. We had to take a flight of steps to reach the beach. The beach with its golden sand, white cliffs and...More

2  Thank Ranjan-MyTravelogue
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3 August 2018|
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Response from acporter007 | Reviewed this property |
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8 July 2018|
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Response from charlesgore | Reviewed this property |
In the summer dogs are only permitted on the beach from 6pm, so in July dogs are not allowed on the beach.
30 June 2018|
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Response from terry d |
There are toilets as you walk down the stairs to the beach.