Alpha Hostel, 3 Royal Esplanade, Westbrook Bay, Margate, Kent CT9 5DL
A hostel by the sea, next to the Viking way for walkers and cyclists and just 50m from a Blue Flag, safe swimming beach, Alpha Hostel has been providing great budget accommodation in a friendly flexible atmosphere for over 20 years. Children love the beach which is only 50m from the front door- so parents be ready to help build those sand castles! The beach is also used by a number of different water sports enthusiasts. Facilities include; two lounges, a dining room, and large self-catering kitchen, washbasins in rooms, en suite family rooms. Secure bike storage. On street car/coach parking. Risk assessed for council, European schools and group use. Catering available for large groups (20+), exclusive hostel use with classroom available. Group self-catering also an option. Families and individuals also welcome. Why not visit the area or just stay on your way to Europe (1/2 hour to Dover by car)?This accommodation is featured on our map of South of England and South East England and here is its own website.
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60: 2×6, 2×5, 4×5, 2×3, 6×2
All year, 8am-10am, 5pm-10pm.
£16.00pp. Groups: contact the hostel with requirements for meals etc. to obtain the best price.
Individuals/families: 25% deposit via website, balance on arrival, Groups: 25% deposit, balance 1 month before arrival.
By car: From A28 follow brown hostel signs. By foot from Margate walk to sea front. Turn left (to the west) and follow the prom. Take second set of stairs to the higher walkway. Hostel is across the road 25m away.
Train to Margate, bus to central Margate – Stagecoach, taxi, local buses and private hire. 10 minute walk to stations and town centre.