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Dover Town Rooms
2.5 out of 5
5 Eastbrook Place, Maison Dieu Road, Dover, England
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0.16 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (5 reviews)

"This is really a review of Expedia, not Kent Escapes and Dover Town Rooms, who had closed the latter for long-term water-damage repairs. Apparently they told Expedia this, who replied that they'd note the change, then cancel and refund outstanding reservations. That didn't happen in my case, which ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 14, 2019

Dover Town Rooms
Bluebells Guesthouse
3 out of 5
120 Folkestone Road, Dover, England
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The price is $48 per night
0.65 mi from city center
3.7/5Good! (29 reviews)
Does what it says on the tin.

"Stay here after a concert, prefectly acceptable room for the money. Only downside the shower was hotter than a tbousand suns, with no apparent cold water option. I like a very hot shower but draw the line at three degree burns. Room 9 might need to be checked!!!!"…"

Reviewed on Jan 26, 2020

Bluebells Guesthouse
Heathers Woodlands
3 out of 5
29 London Road, Dover, GBR
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The price is $75 per night
1.79 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (144 reviews)

"The room was clean and tidy and very cosy , we had everything we needed"…"

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2020

Heathers Woodlands
Best Western Plus Dover Marina Hotel & Spa
4 out of 5
Dover Waterfront, Waterloo Crescent, Dover, England
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The price is $113 per night
0.22 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (1,143 reviews)

"Great health club below the property. Charming lounge/bar overlooking the harbour."…"

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2020

Best Western Plus Dover Marina Hotel & Spa
Churchill Guest House
4 out of 5
6 Castle Hill, Dover, England
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0.2 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (96 reviews)

"My fiancee and I booked the self service apartment. You go down a narrow flight of stairs, use your key snd have your apartment. It was convenient to shopping, restaurants, and the Cliffs of Dover. Everything was clean and there was fresh fruit in the bowl, a nice touch. We were able to leave our ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2019

Churchill Guest House
The Park Inn
2.5 out of 5
1 Park Place, Dover, England
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The price is $66 per night
0.32 mi from city center
3.2/5 (50 reviews)

"Clean and good facilities. Staff friendly and helpful, would recommend!"…"

Reviewed on Dec 10, 2019

The Park Inn
Marquis Of Granby
5 out of 5
Alkham Valley Road, Dover, England
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3.98 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (147 reviews)

"Over night stay.Lovely hotel with very pleasant staff our visit finished off with a tasty full English. I would love to stay again sometime if visiting the area."…"

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2020

Marquis Of Granby
Crabble Hill House
3 out of 5
35 London Road, Dover, England
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The price is $51 per night
1.83 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (114 reviews)

"Clean & comfortable, shower was worst I have ever experienced. Water dribbles out."…"

Reviewed on Oct 2, 2019

Crabble Hill House
The White Cliffs Hotel
3.5 out of 5
High Street, St. Margaret's-at-Cliffe, Dover, England
The price is $93 per night
3.22 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (35 reviews)

"Wonderful to be able to travel with my 3 sighthounds without having to pay any additional fee. I wish all hotels were as pet friendly. The room was clean and had a bath as well as a shower which was lovely after an achy day. The only ‘irritation’ rather than fault was the charger point wasn’t next ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 7, 2020

The White Cliffs Hotel
Castle Guest House
4 out of 5
10 Castle Hill Road, Dover, England
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0.2 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (46 reviews)

"Outstanding breakfast"…"

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2020

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Visiting Dover

History buffs will enjoy exploring Dover, and visitors give high marks for the bustling port and top-notch restaurants. Tourists can also enjoy the city's parks and sightseeing tours. Top sights in the city include Dover Museum, Dover Castle, and Dover Western Docks Ferry Terminal.

  • There are 41 hotels and other accommodations in Dover
  • The closest major airport is in Manston (MSE-Kent Intl.), 15.3 mi (24.6 km) from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Dover

The city is notable for its historic sites and landmarks like Dover Castle, Roman Painted House, and Dover Western Heights. The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the beaches and these places to visit: Pencester Gardens, Dover Beach, and Shakespeare Cliff. Taking a ferry is one of the top activities, while Dover Western Docks Ferry Terminal, Dover Harbour, and Dover Eastern Docks Ferry Terminal are favorite sights to visit.

As you plan your vacation, you'll find 41 hotels and other lodging options available to choose from in Dover. Below are top ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Brambles Bed and Breakfast - This 4-star bed & breakfast features free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Expedia travelers love its helpful staff and spacious, clean rooms.
  • Guston House - Our customers like the quiet location and room size at this guesthouse. Amenities at this 3.5-star guesthouse include free WiFi and free parking.
  • Crabble Hill House - This 3-star bed & breakfast features free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Expedia customers like its breakfast and clean, comfortable rooms.

Other top sights in Dover include Dover Museum. Outside the city, popular places to visit include Canterbury Cathedral, 14.7 mi/23.6 km from the heart of the city, and Royal St George's Golf Club, which is 10.7 mi (17.2 km) away.

Getting Around Dover

With so many transportation options, seeing all of Dover is easy. If you want to journey outside of the city, ride aboard a train from Dover Priory Station, Dover Eastern Docks Station, or Dover Hoverport Station. You can catch a ferry from the port.

Dressing for Dover

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 51°F and the nighttime average to be 35°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 69°F during the day and 41°F at night
  • July through September averages 72°F during the day and 50°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 61°F during the day and 37°F at night
  • Dover gets about 1.06 inches of rain per year
  • Hottest months are usually July and August with an average temperature of 70°F, while the coldest months are February and January with an average of 37°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Dover?
Based on our traveler data, Crabble Hill House is one of the top choices for your stay. This 3-star B&B offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Other good choices for your stay include Best Western Plus Dover Marina Hotel & Spa and Marquis Of Granby.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Dover, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most hotel room reservations are fully refundable if you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of check in. If you have a non-refundable reservation, you may still be able to cancel and receive a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then you can use the “free cancellation” filter to view the best options available in Dover.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Dover?
For more information about changing or cancelling your trip to Dover, click here.
What's the best budget-friendly accommodation in Dover?
Based on reviews, Leaf Hotel Dover is a popular hotel for our travelers who want a more economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Another top choice for your stay on the cheap is Best Western Plus Dover Marina Hotel & Spa.
What's the best place to stay for a family trip to Dover?
Leaf Hotel Dover is a top 4-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and free parking. Other good options for your family trip include The White Cliffs Hotel and Hubert House Guesthouse. Attractions in the area like Wingham Wildlife Park and Howletts Wild Animal Park are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best hotel for a romantic vacation in Dover?
Best Western Plus Dover Marina Hotel & Spa is a favorite 4-star hotel for couples, and features comfy beds and a full-service spa.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Dover?
Crabble Hill House is a top B&B for people traveling with their pets, and offers a bar/lounge and laundry facilities for its human guests. Two other good options to stay with your pet include Castle Guest House and The White Cliffs Hotel.
What's the best hotel to stay close to Dover Castle?
Adjacent to Dover Castle, Churchill Guest House is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 4-star guesthouse offers free WiFi and free parking. Other good options within a short distance include Best Western Plus Dover Marina Hotel & Spa and St Martin’s Guest House.
What about the best place to stay near White Cliffs of Dover?
One of the top choices for your stay is Best Western Plus Dover Marina Hotel & Spa, located 2.2 mi (3.6 km) from White Cliffs of Dover, and this 4-star hotel offers a full-service spa and 2 restaurants. The White Cliffs Hotel and Luxury Self Catering Holiday Accommodation Overlooking St Margaret’s Bay are two other good choices within 5 miles.
What's the best accommodation to stay near the beach in Dover?
Bluebells Guesthouse is a top 4-star beachfront hotel with 2 restaurants and a full-service spa. Other good choices for your stay near the beach include Loddington House Hotel and Number One Guest House. Head to Dover Beach or Abbot’s Cliff Beach for some quality time by the water.
What's the best high-end hotel in Dover?
Leaf Hotel Dover is a 4-star hotel with a restaurant and a bar, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travelers looking for an elegant place to stay. Hubert House Guesthouse and Best Western Plus Dover Marina Hotel & Spa are two other upscale options for your stay.
What's the best hotel in Dover to absorb the local history?
Based on our travel expertise, The White Cliffs Hotel is a top 3.5-star hotel for history seekers booking on Expedia, and it offers free breakfast and free WiFi. A couple of other options near historic sites include Best Western Plus Dover Marina Hotel & Spa and Hubert House Guesthouse. Also notable landmarks to visit include Dover Castle, Roman Painted House, and Grand Shaft.

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