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Holiday Inn Express Folkestone - Channel Tunnel

Cheriton Park Cheriton High Street Kent, Folkestone, CT18 8AN

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EXPRESS Start™ Breakfast

It’s fresh and it’s hot. Dig into our Express Start Breakfast full of your favourites to help kick start your day, included at no extra charge to you. 

Breakfast offering may vary by hotel location

We're big on the little things. Like Wi-Fi, coffee and tea, and all the in-room conveniences that make you feel right at home, even when you're away.
Power up while you power down. Conveniently placed outlets, a plush duvet, your pick of pillows, and a quiet place to settle in means you'll get some solid shut-eye.

Explore Our Hotel

A comfortable hotel near the Eurotunnel, Ashford International station and Dover Ferry Port

The newly refurbished Holiday Inn Express® Folkestone - Channel Tunnel hotel is only 1.6 miles from the Eurotunnel Terminal.

Close to junction 12 of the M20 motorway, our pet-friendly hotel is also convenient for families on their way to Dover Ferry Terminal or Ashford International station, both around a 20-minute drive. You can nip into Folkestone town centre by car in a few minutes, or catch a bus just along the road. Catching a flight at Gatwick Airport (LGW) is easy too – it's about an hour away by car. Filled with natural light, our air-conditioned meeting rooms are perfect for seminars, with space for up to 30 guests. Take a short drive to explore the wartime tunnels and extraordinary history of Dover Castle, enjoy a walk on the beach at Sandgate, or see gorillas and tigers at Port Lympne Reserve.

At this hotel you can enjoy:

- Free WiFi

- An Express Start™ Breakfast included in the room rate

- Complimentary on-site parking

Make travel plans over a glass of wine in the light-filled lounge, or grab a tasty bite from our new refurbished restaurant. Our bedrooms all have a cosy ambience, blackout curtains and smart TVs, helping to ensure an enjoyable stay.

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Guest Rooms
Guest Rooms
The hotel’s 100 modern rooms are newly refurbished and come with free WiFi, air-conditioning and views of the Kent countryside. You can relax with a tea or coffee in front of the flat-screen TV or get some work done at the spacious desk. Travelling with your family? Ask for a room with a sofa bed.
Room Features


  • Black-out Shades
  • Crib Available
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • In-Room Heating and A/C Controls
  • Sofa Bed/Sleeper Couch

Bathroom/Personal Care

  • Private Bathroom
  • Bathroom Amenities Available
  • Hair Dryer
  • Separate/Walk-in Shower

In-Room Features

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Work Desk with Lamp
  • Desk-level Electrical Outlet
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Pay-per-view Available
  • Direct-dial Phone
  • Phone with Voicemail
  • 220AC
  • Windows Open by Guest

Added Value

  • Connecting Rooms Available
  • Complimentary Coffee/Tea Supplies
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Eat & Drink
You can start your day with an inclusive Express Start breakfast featuring a hot buffet selection and continental items. Have dinner in the newly refurbished bar & restaurant, or relax and enjoy a coffee or a glass of wine in the outside seating area.
  • Breakfast Buffet Included

Hotel Restaurants

The Great Room

Invite your colleagues, grab a coffee or drink in the bar or why not chose from our tasty snack menu available seven days week from 12.00pm.

Location: Next to reception area

Serves: Dinner

Hotel Bars & Lounges

The Great Room is beside reception

The hotel bar is open for residents from 10:00a.m until 12:00a.m daily, serving a range of alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages including tea, coffee and bar snacks. The Great Room is open for dinner from 17.00pm - 21.30pm every day serving a limited menu including pizzas, burgers and salads. We offer a casual dining experience at the Holiday Inn Express Folkestone, find a table in the Great Room and place your order for food and drinks at the bar.

Location: Serving drinks from the bar

Hours of Operation: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Business Services

  • 4 Meeting Room(s) Available
  • Printer
  • Copier
  • Scanner
  • Office supplies available

Internet Access

  • Free High-Speed Internet in all Rooms
  • Wireless Internet service is free for all IHG® One Rewards members
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Housekeeping & Laundry

  • Daily Housekeeping

Added Value

  • Wake Up Calls

Hotel Details

Cheriton Park Cheriton High Street Kent

Folkestone, CT18 8AN

United Kingdom


Check In: 3:00 pm

Check Out: 12:00 pm

Check-in Age: 18

  • Parking + -

    • Complimentary Self Parking Available
    • Car parking is free of charge for all residents for the duration of your stay with us. Additional days of parking at GBP7.50 subject to availability. Call hotel direct
  • Shuttle + -

  • Accessibility + -

      Accessible Hotel Areas

    • Public Entrance
    • Guest Rooms
    • Lifts
    • Public Restrooms

      Provided by Hotel

    • Ramp Access
    • Visual Alarm/Alert in Guest Rooms
    • Visual Alarm/Alert in Public Spaces
  • Pet Policy + -

    • Pets Allowed
    • Guide Dogs Allowed
    • Pet Walking Area On-site
    • Pet Deposit per Stay: 15 GBP
    • Pet Fee per Night: 15 GBP
    • Pets are allowed at 15 GBP per pet per night, maximum of 2 pets per room. The hotel will not accept high risk animals such as poisonous snakes. Pets are allowed in the hotel reception area, on a leash accompanied by the guest to enjoy dinner or drinks.
  • Facility + -

    • Smoke-Free Facility
    • Number of Floors: 4
    • Total Number of Rooms: 100
    • Number of Suites: 0
    • Number of Non-Smoking Rooms: 100
    • Number of Accessible Rooms: 5
    • Connecting Rooms Available

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  • Languages + -

    • Czech
    • Dutch
    • English
    • French
    • German
    • Italian
    • Polish
  • Credit Cards + -

    • American Express
    • Visa
    • MasterCard
    • Diners Club
    • Carte Blanche
    • Discover
    • IHG® Business Edge Pay (UK only)
  • Be The Readiest® for your stay

    Our Highlights
    Highlights subtitle
    Restaurant & Lounge
    Onsite Parking
    Pet Friendly Rooms
    Visit Folkestone
    Restaurant & Lounge
    Evening meals are available every evening from 5.30pm to 9.30pm. Relax in our new refurbished Great Room and choose from a selection of burgers, curries, nibbles and desserts. Our bar serves a range of beers, wines and soft drinks.
    Onsite Parking
    Guests who stay at Holiday Inn Express Folkestone enjoy complimentary onsite secure parking. Please add your registration number at reception upon arrival to enjoy free parking during your stay.
    Pet Friendly Rooms
    We're a very pet friendly hotel and we've got a host of pet perfect rooms for your four legged family member. An extra cleaning charge of GBP15 per night applies. Dog treats are offered on arrival. Located less than a mile from Eurotunnel, we are the best stop for those travelling to the continent with their pet pooch.
    Visit Folkestone
    Whether you are looking for a seaside break, a water sport adventure or perhaps you are planning a trip over to Europe, the Holiday Inn Express Folkestone is perfectly located, offering fantastic rooms at great prices! Family rooms available. Free breakfast included in all rates.
    Green Engage
    All of our hotels use the IHG Green Engage system, an innovative online environmental sustainability system that gives our hotels the means to measure and manage their impact on the environment. It’s our way of making sure we’re protecting our surroundings for our guests today, and tomorrow.

    FAQs for Holiday Inn Express Folkestone - Channel Tunnel

    • Complimentary parking is available at Holiday Inn Express Folkestone - Channel Tunnel for hotel guests.

    • Yes, when you book your stay at Holiday Inn Express Folkestone - Channel Tunnel direct with IHG, choose one of our flexible rates which include the flexibility to change or cancel your reservation at no charge. For full details, refer to our Travel Advisory details.

    • No, Holiday Inn Express Folkestone - Channel Tunnel does not have a pool.

    • Breakfast at Holiday Inn Express Folkestone - Channel Tunnel is available from 6:00 am to 9:30 am.

    • Check-in at Holiday Inn Express Folkestone - Channel Tunnel is from 3:00 pm, and check-out time is 12:00 pm. Contact the hotel directly for options available for early check-in or late check-out.

    • Yes, the Holiday Inn Express Folkestone - Channel Tunnel offers free WiFi!

    • No, there is no on site restaurant at Holiday Inn Express Folkestone - Channel Tunnel.

    • No, the Holiday Inn Express Folkestone - Channel Tunnel does not have a fitness center on site.

    • Rates for accommodations at Holiday Inn Express Folkestone - Channel Tunnel vary by season. For your rate options, please input your dates.

    • The Holiday Inn Express Folkestone - Channel Tunnel has 100 guest rooms. Enter your dates to view available rooms for your stay.

    • Pets are welcome at Holiday Inn Express Folkestone - Channel Tunnel. There is a pet deposit per stay of 15 GBP. Our Pet Policy: Pets are allowed at 15 GBP per pet per night, maximum of 2 pets per room. The hotel will not accept high risk animals such as poisonous snakes. Pets are allowed in the hotel reception area, on a leash accompanied by the guest to enjoy dinner or drinks. .