The Marine

The MarineSitting on the Tankerton cliffs and overlooking the Thames Estuary, the hotel is ideally located for touring Kent’s north-east coast, with the towns of Whitstable, Margate and Ramsgate all within easy reach. With the Medieval city of Canterbury only a short drive away, the Marine Hotel's relaxed atmosphere and convenient seaside position make it an excellent location for business meetings, conferences, dinner dances and weddings. In the evenings you can enjoy a meal in the hotel’s restaurant, prepared using the finest local produce. The bar and lounge, which look out across the sea, are also open all day, serving meals at lunch time and in the evening.


Each of the en suite rooms is equipped with all modern facilities and some boast a sea view.

Hotel details

The magnificent Galleon Suite is available for functions and wedding receptions and can double as a theatre to supplement the Marine's flexible range of conference and training facilities – as a seminar room, complete with audio and visual equipment. It has a capacity of up to 150 people. The Maunsell Suite is also available for up to 80 people The hotel is a licensed venue for civil ceremonies.

General information

Rating : 2 stars
Size : 31 rooms
Currency : GBP


  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Parking


  • Meeting/Banquet Facilities


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Food & Beverages

There is a splendid restaurant that offers excellent food using the finest local produce and bar meals are available at lunchtime and in the evenings. Shepherd Neame’s famous Kentish Ales are on offer in the bars, together with a wide range of wines from around the world. Friday night is Fish Night in the restaurant.


No internet access available. 


Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is needed). 


Pets are not allowed. 

Location & area


33 Marine Parade, Tankerton
CT5 2BE Whitstable

Travel information

There is easy access from London and the Kent coast by the A2/M2 and motorways linking with the M25.

Area information

Herne Bay and Broadstairs can be found nearby.

Hotel policies

Cancellation Policy

If cancelled up to 1 day before the date of arrival, no fee will be charged.  If cancelled later or in case of no-show, the total price of the reservation will be charged. 

Deposit Policy

No deposit will be charged. 

VAT and city/tourist taxes

17.5 % VAT is included.  Service charge is not applicable.  City/tourist tax is not applicable. 

Meal Plan

Breakfast is included in the room rate. 

Children and Extra Bed Policy

All children are welcome.  All children under 1 year stay free of charge when using existing bedding.  There is no capacity for extra beds/cots in the room.  

Please note that in case specific policies apply to a particular room or rate, the specific room/rate policy prevails over the general hotel policy