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Folkestone is found in south eastern England just 21 miles from the French coast and is an idyllic coastal town and has always been a fashionable tourist resort and a famous port for the ferries and the hovercraft crossing to France destined for Boulogne and Calais. It is an artist's retreat and not surprisingly due to its magnificent landscapes and many burgeoning artists are offered wonderful Folkestone Hotels that they may use for a weekend getaway to explore the area, the perfect platform. The Hotels are engineered to suit a variety of audiences from honeymoon couples, to family groups, to business executives to those just wishing to explore this quaint are of the UK.

History buffs will adore the area as it is steeped in history since it has been inhabited as far back as the Roman times, proof of this was found in a Roman villa with colourful mosaics found in the courtyards and a kitchen with two fireplaces and discovered on the East Cliff. The Vikings attacked during the middle ages and the French attacked in 1313, apart from fishing one of its main industries was smuggling gold to the French troops during the Napoleonic Wars.

Today the town is a lively affair and due to its beauty and way of life has lured many artists here; it is described through pretty wide avenues lined with trees, cinnamon � coloured buildings, and an enchanting promenade and a collection of restaurants, bistros, pavement cafes, traditional bars and trendy wines bars. The town showcase some national chain stores as well as independent stores. The town is busy and there is always some form of activity going on, the yearly calendar is populated with a selection of open air concerts, the beach of course offer their own forms of entertainment and many drive down from London for the weekend to enjoy windsurfing, sailing, fishing, bowling and golf.

The Folkestone Hotels present themselves through a variety of architectural images from historic to modern and therefore their reception areas are impressive ranging from contemporarily stylish to warm and cosy, to dark wood panelled complete with open log fireplace and low beams. It is here the concierge will provide guests with a brief overview of the Hotels facilities and the local attractions. The staff are welcoming and check in is processed faultlessly.

The accommodations in Folkestone Hotels vary from luxury en suites and multi roomed suites to convenient family accommodations and rooms specifically adapted for the business professional. All of the rooms are individually designed housing customised furniture, art and artefacts' chosen to create an ambience that is both alluring and congenial, housing comfortable seating areas and dining areas. Specifically designated work and study areas are home to comfortable desks equipped with state of the art connectivity.

The Master bedrooms are havens of luxury and peace hosting king size beds, queen beds and twins clothed in the finest linens, comforters, companioned with pillows and scatter cushions. The en suite bath rooms are lavish including walk in showers, deep baths, designer fittings, vanities and mirrors, complemented with bath sheets, hairdryer, and complementary toiletries.

The Folkestone Hotel restaurants host a range of appetizing cuisines, featuring international selections and local specialties created by master chefs from the freshest of seasonal produce and exhibited through a catalogue of varying ambiences and are complemented with a medley of vintage wines.

The Folkestone Hotels present a range of flexible convention and banqueting spaces and are home to Gymnasiums and Health Spas. Some of the Hotels boast extensive grounds home to private golf courses and outdoor swimming pools. The Folkestone Hotels are without question in a category of their own and so fortunate to benefit from such wonderful surroundings making all visits to this delightful area one to remember for a lifetime.