Rocksalt Rooms

1-3 Backstreet, Folkestone, Kent, CT19 6NN
Telephone: 01303 212 070

Telephone: 01303 212 070

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Rocksalt Rooms 1-3 Backstreet Folkestone Kent 01303 212 070 157 4.6
A place like home!
5 stars 5

'Amazing! Staff were pleasant without being 'invading' and the hotel was modern without being pretentious. My boyfriend and I stayed only one night but it felt like we had always belonged there. It really was as if the room was a small flat that we owned! A home away from home, so comfortable, welcoming, warm, and the bed..wow! I have never slept on a more comfortable bed, I know I now face a challenge to find a hotel that will beat this one. Breakfast was delivered to the room, (nice touch) all the amenities you'd expect were included, tea coffee toiletries etc.. AND there were four pillows on the bed! (I like to sleep on two pillows, and most hotels you have to ask for an extra one) If 'Rocksalt Rooms' is the only reason for you to visit Folkstone, then it's an extremely good one! Stay here, and you'll see just what I mean!'

Review By - Joanna Taylor
Travelling as - Young Couple
Date - 12th November, 2013

Verified Customer

Great stay
5 stars 5

'The rooms are seperate from the restaurant, just over the road but are dery handy. They are decorated in a lovely style, modern and minimal but with everything designed for a good nights sleep. Beautiful big comfy bed with good quality linen and towels. We used it to stay overnight before catching the eurotunnel and would definitely do it again. It made a great start to our weekend away. Food was first class at the restaurant, a little pricey but a lovely treat.'

Review By - Ruth Marsh
Date - 6th November, 2013

Verified Customer

Excellent Stay
4 stars 4

'Fabulous rooms, great location, not much storage space though, great breakfast'

Review By - SAMANTHA DUSKE
Travelling as - Mature Couple
Date - 30th October, 2013

Verified Customer

Rocksalt stay
5 stars 5

'Lovely comfortable room, beautiful view and helpful friendly staff. Breakfast hamper much enjoyed and nice alternative to getting up too early. Breakfast available in the restaurant had we chosen. Lovely stay and already recommended to friends and family. :-)'

Review By - Mrs. Janine Clulow
Date - 28th October, 2013

Verified Customer

Dine and stay
5 stars 5

'We had a great dinner at Rocksalt with a lively mordern atmosphere in the restaurant with great food and wonderful view.we stayed in the kitten room which was very cosy and clean with very comfy bed and great shower,breakfast in the morning watching the tide comming in from the bar was an extra treat . A must for all food lovers'

Review By - Mr. Andrew Hawkes
Travelling as - Mature Couple
Date - 20th October, 2013

Verified Customer

Excellent
5 stars 5

'Rooms are fantastic, clean and has everything you need. Really good value and in a good location. We will definitely be back.'

Review By - Mrs. Maxine Chesworth
Date - 8th October, 2013

Verified Customer

My favourite place
4 stars 4

'I really love staying and eating here. We did the Seaside Sunday (again) and it's great value. My only complaint is this time they seemed a bit disorganised and our room wasn't ready, despite we giving an eta. We were given a complementary drink with our meal - but..... Anyway the food as usual was lovely and we hope to be back soon.'

Review By - Ms. Sian Taylor
Date - 8th October, 2013

Verified Customer

Excellent
5 stars 5

'Our second stay at Rocksalt was every bit as good as our first. The service was faultless. Very welcoming, friendly people. Very comfortable room with a great view of the harbour. Love the breakfast hamper delivered to your door. Dinner was superb. We are looking forward to our next visit.'

Review By - Mr. Charles Whitfield
Travelling as - Mature Couple
Date - 3rd October, 2013

Verified Customer

Amazing!
5 stars 5

'We had the most amazing stay at Rocksalt. The rooms, food and service were all 5 star!!!!!!'

Review By - Andrew Bray
Travelling as - Group of Adults
Date - 2nd October, 2013

Verified Customer

Top Marks
5 stars 5

'The Rocksalt Rooms accommodation was superb, spotlessly clean, everything we needed and staff who couldn't do enough for us. I went back to work today & told everyone about them, Well done.'

Review By - Mrs. Eileen Saunders
Travelling as - Group of Adults
Date - 30th September, 2013

Verified Customer

Rocksalt Rooms
5 stars 5

'Excellent, thoroughly enjoyed our stay by the old harbour, would recommend to our friends. Convenient location for exploring Kents tourist attractions.'

Review By - Diane Carter
Travelling as - Mature Couple
Date - 30th September, 2013

Verified Customer

Perfect stay
5 stars 5

'We stayed in the 'lala' suite, it was very clean, tidy, well finished and comfortable. We thought it was excellent value for money. The food was of high standard and the service excellent. Would recommend and stay again. Thank you for a lovely stay.'

Review By - Miss. Georgina Mcleod
Travelling as - Young Couple
Date - 30th September, 2013

Verified Customer

Oasis
5 stars 5

'An unexpected mid week opportunity to revisit Rocksalt for dinner led to a need for overnight accommodation. the Rocksalt rooms in a converted fishing shed were beautifully appointed and comfortable (and very reasonably priced. A simple continental breakfast was delivered at 10.30pm as we had to be away early. Highly recommended'

Review By - Mr. Andy Freeman
Date - 16th September, 2013

Verified Customer

hideaway
5 stars 5

'an amazing restauranr with outstanding staff, food and location. i would highly recommend Rocksalt to everyone.'

Review By - Mrs. Susan Riley
Travelling as - Mature Couple
Date - 3rd September, 2013

Verified Customer

Classy Comfort!
5 stars 5

'We were actually a family with teenage children staying in two rooms before a family wedding. The rooms are not large but are really comfortable, contemporary and stylish with some fantastic views over the harbour. The beds are comfortable with lovely bedding and soft pillows. The wet rooms are small, but again stylish with a nice selection of shower products. We had a large family dinner in the restaurant, which stands out in Folkestone for being a super smart venue with great views, good food and smooth service. All in all a very positive experience - highly recommended.'

Review By - Melanie Yennadhiou
Travelling as - Family with Young Children
Date - 2nd September, 2013

Verified Customer

1st class Birthday treat !!
5 stars 5

'The food was extremely good, the venue had spectacular harbour views enhanced by the evening lighting but above all else the attentive staff were an immense credit to the business.. please pass on my thanks for helping make my birthday celebrations so special.'

Review By - Mr. Graham Cowling
Date - 29th August, 2013

Verified Customer

We loved it
5 stars 5

'Thank you so much for a wonderful lunch, accommodation and lovely breakfast. The food and service were exceptional and I was very impressed with the attention to detail. I have already recommended you to three couples who are going to book in for sunday lunch. Thank you once again and we can't wait to visit again.'

Review By - Kerry Wright
Travelling as - Family with Young Children
Date - 23rd August, 2013

Verified Customer

Sunday Special
4 stars 4

'Loved the restaurant and location. Staff very friendly and attentive. We came on a Sunday special, would have been nice to have had a bit more choice on the Sunday lunch menu that we had to choose from. Our room was spotlessly clean and comfortable and breakfast brought over to the room was great, just a thought and hopefully a constructive comment, would be good to have some lap trays in the room for eating breakfast off of.'

Review By - Johanne Deverrick
Date - 21st August, 2013

Verified Customer

Anniversary celebration
5 stars 5

'thank you for a wonderful evening and overnight stay .Food was excellent and the room (although "petite " ) was superb.I read previous reviews , some of which were not so complimentary on service ??? ours could not have been better , friendly and slick , absolutely nothing was too much trouble .Would not hesitate to recommend and looking forward to booking again .Well done and thank you'

Review By - Mr. David Beavan
Date - 19th August, 2013

Verified Customer

Great Staff!
5 stars 5

'From time to time I travel to Folkestone on business, but this was the first time I stayed at Rocksalt. From the first moment I arrived, the staff were great, really warm, friendly and helpful, I could tell that they genuinely cared about their business and their customers. I had dinner in the restaurant which was great (I was travelling alone which is never a great way to dine, but they were sensitive to this and didnt place me alone in full view of all the other diners but gave me a discreet table which was appreciated) I had a great steak and lovely bottle of Red. I was a little taken aback when the rooms for the hotel were across the street (only a 30 second walk), but the rooms were lovely, clean, tidy, with very nice touches to make you feel welcome (bowl of Strawberries, complementary water etc) it has the feel and care that feels at home in a boutique hotel anywhere I have been. Car parking was lacking, but there was a public car park two minutes away which was £5 for 24 hours so this was no big deal. In the morning they cooked up a first class breakfast and again I was greeted by warm friendly people how made me feel as if I was welcome and appreciated. I was 15 minutes late for the end of breakfast (I over slept as the bed was super-comfy). I walked across to the restaurant with a little trepidation as I have been to a few places where 30 seconds late for service and they are not interested, but this was absolutely no problem whatsoever. In summary, a great place, with great food, great rooms but without a doubt the best thing about the whole experience was the warmth and kindness of the staff. I look forward to returning.'

Review By - Mr. Peter Groucutt
Travelling as - Business Traveller
Date - 9th August, 2013

Verified Customer

One night, one meal.
5 stars 5

'From the moment we arrived to the time we left everyone at Rocksalt, from the bar staff to the waiter to the ladies who checked us in and out, were incredibly friendly and nothing was ever too much trouble. The room over looking the harbour was lovely and the meal in the evening was gorgeous. All in all, we both had a fabulous time and will definitely recommend it to our friends and family.'

Review By - Richard Schembri
Date - 6th August, 2013

Verified Customer

dinner
5 stars 5

'Arrived at the restaurant and was met by very friendly chap who took our bags up to our room and made sure we had all we needed. Lovely view onto harbour through open double doors. Strawberries and meringues in a small bowl on the side - nice touch! Cocktails in the bar before a delicious meal. And super breakfast next morning. Really relaxing. Great staff. Friendly and helpful. Will be back!!'

Review By - Graham Smith
Date - 2nd August, 2013

Verified Customer

Fresh Air
4 stars 4

'A Lovely room, small but perfectly formed. Comfortable bed and linen. Very friendly and knowledgeable staff. Groovy breakfast hamper and great local coffee. One criticism - no mirror close enough to the power point for the hairdryer! Otherwise a real treat. Classy, unfussy and luxurious.'

Review By - Joanna Simms
Travelling as - Single Female
Date - 1st August, 2013

Verified Customer

Would recommend highly
5 stars 5

'I booked Rocksalt for my husbands birthday and also one of the rooms available. The room was beautifully dsigned with views over the rooftops of the harbour buildings and the harbour itself. Incredibly comfy bed and well designed bathroom. But the highlight was the fabulous meal starting with drinks in the bar out on the terrace. The meal itself was very good - loved the little taster/starter option and the deep fried courgette and flower with goats cheese (newly on the menu we were told). Wine was local and good and service spot on - with attention to that the fact we were celebrating. The next morning we had the choice of breakfast hamper left by our door (lovely if you want to realy get away from it all) or cooked brekky in the restaurant which we went for (and can again recommend). Great night away and best present for my hubby in years!'

Review By - Mr. Jo Wyatt
Date - 30th July, 2013

Verified Customer

Rocksalt Rooms
5 stars 5

'We arrived for a Sunday Special and received a lovely welcome. We were shown to our seaview room, we stayed in Valentine. Which although smallish was clean, and really well thought through with a great view of the harbour. We then went to the restaurant for a super relaxed lunch - we chose the beef which was cooked to perfection and delivered with a smile. Even though the restaurant was full and busy we received very good service. We then went for a long walk and finished the evening back in the bar where we had 2 for 1 cocktails. We so enjoyed the experience at Rocksalt and would highly recommend it for it's food, service, setting and value for money.'

Review By - Mrs. Amanda Marsh
Date - 30th July, 2013

Verified Customer

1 night stop over
5 stars 5

'We had a brilliant stay at Rocksalt. Great view from the room, comfy bed, welcoming staff, amazing food and wine. Who could ask for more?'

Review By - Miss. Helen Atkinson
Travelling as - Young Couple
Date - 29th July, 2013

Verified Customer

Well worth the visit
5 stars 5

'A fantastic meal in an amazing setting, the staff only added to the experience nothing was too much trouble and the service excellent. We will definitely be back soon and have told lots of friends and family that they should visit Rocksalt.'

Review By - Miss. Kerrie Peters
Travelling as - Young Couple
Date - 29th July, 2013

Verified Customer

Glorious views over the harbour
5 stars 5

'We had two nights at the Rockalt Rooms. The bed is the most comfortable I've ever slept in. The pillows and linens were just right. Loved the wet room. The view was a wonderful thing to wake up to. The little breakfast basket for breakfast in our rooms was lovely -- gorgeious things, little warm pastries, but the cooked breakfast was a magnificent thing.'

Review By - Mrs. Catherine Pickersgill
Travelling as - Mature Couple
Date - 29th July, 2013

Verified Customer

Great again!
5 stars 5

'This was our second stay and meal at Rocksalt, the staff were brilliant, the food fantastic and the rooms are lovely! Looking forward to our next visit already.'

Review By - Mrs. Sarah King
Travelling as - Young Couple
Date - 22nd July, 2013

Verified Customer

FAB !
5 stars 5

'Marvellous ...start to finish ) Can't find fault to be honest, we were treated like Royalty... Only problem I can state is ...now we want more of it !!'

Review By - Mrs. Tracie Delicata
Travelling as - Group of Adults
Date - 13th July, 2013

Verified Customer

Great venue
4 stars 4

'We stayed for 2 nights in the hotel and dined both evenings . We loved both ,rooms were nicely finished and the food was great .'

Review By - Mark Brinsden
Travelling as - Young Couple
Date - 6th July, 2013

Verified Customer

Perfect
5 stars 5

'This hotel was above and beyond anything I could have joped for. We had a dissapointing result with the restaurant booking but we kept the hotel room. We will definatley use again and will tell all that who will listen about it. We also have pre dinner and after dinner drinks at the bar, and again could not fault it.'

Review By - Debbie Finch
Travelling as - Young Couple
Date - 1st July, 2013

Verified Customer

Rocksalt rooms stay
5 stars 5

'We couldn't fault our stay, the room was amazing with spectacular views and the most comfortable bed I have ever slept in. The service was exceptional, genuinely warm and welcoming. We will be back as soon as possible!'

Review By - Mrs. Cindy Chapman
Travelling as - Mature Couple
Date - 25th June, 2013

Verified Customer

Fantastic
5 stars 5

'Superb rooms, fantastic food, and great staff.'

Review By - Karen Beasor
Travelling as - Mature Couple
Date - 25th June, 2013

Verified Customer

A night by the sea
5 stars 5

'Stayed in a beautiful boutique hotel style room, overlooking the harbour. Have never slept in such a comfy bed and the way the pastries were delivered to the room in the morning was delightful. Will definately book again.'

Review By - Mr. Anthony Howard
Travelling as - Mature Couple
Date - 4th June, 2013

Verified Customer

LaLa
4 stars 4

'Set in unusual surroundings, it was a pleasant surprise to enter the accomodation. Beautifully clean, a 'spa aroma', modern decor. A functional room. Bedding was luxurious, the picnic basket delivered at breakfast was much appreciated. Staff very welcoming. Would stay again, definately recommend you book a room in order to make the most of the cocktails, fabulous food and setting.'

Review By - Mrs. Paula Coward
Travelling as - Young Couple
Date - 30th May, 2013

Verified Customer

Lovely dinner and comfortable stay
5 stars 5

'We had a lovely meal at Rocksalt and a very comfortable stay in one of the Rocksalt Rooms. The coley starter was amazing and the prices were very reasonable. Thanks very much.'

Review By - Mrs. Angela Coughlan
Travelling as - Young Couple
Date - 27th May, 2013

Verified Customer

Seaside Sunday
4 stars 4

'Room was comfortable and a little bit different. Breakfast was nice but a yoghurt or fruit as well would have been good, Splendid service from the staff at the rocksalt restaurant. Thankyou'

Review By - Babara Webber
Date - 26th May, 2013

Verified Customer

A lovely experience
5 stars 5

'Excellent food, great service,very comfy rooms, loved the decor. An extra Granola with berries & yoghurt would have made the continental breakfast better. All in all a lovely experience. Thank you.'

Review By - Mrs. Helen Damen Jenkins
Travelling as - Group of Adults
Date - 19th May, 2013

Verified Customer

Perfect beginning
5 stars 5

'This is a wonderful place to stay at the start of your Chunnel Journey, simple, convenient and not overpriced. We stayed in La La room, very comfortable, but do take ear plugs if you don't want to hear the seagulls too early ( I was prepared). The restaurant is wonderful, you don't have to bother with driving and breakfast delivered in a hamper is just enough to start your journey. We will always book this place whenever we travel from Folkestone.'

Review By - Mrs Lacey
Travelling as - Mature Couple
Date - 14th May, 2013

Verified Customer

Luxury on a plate
5 stars 5

'Small but well appointed en-suite room within a stones throw of the main restaurant. Our room (Fergie) has a harbour view. A stay for a weekend dining experience is thoroughly recommended.'

Review By - Steve Rigg
Date - 9th May, 2013

Verified Customer

Rocksalt rooms
5 stars 5

'Lovely rooms, excellent bed linen, loved the shower - however could provide bath mat. The breakfast basket and books in the room added a personal touch - thank you'

Review By - Mr. Lucy White
Date - 7th May, 2013

Verified Customer

Spring weekend break
5 stars 5

'On the whole the experience dining at Rocksalt and making use of the rooms was truly memorable. We cannot find fault at all. I would like to mention the staff who I think are a real credit to Rocksalt and made our stay that more special. Thank you Warren Bunting'

Review By - Mr Bunting
Travelling as - Mature Couple
Date - 17th April, 2013

Verified Customer

5 star treatment
5 stars 5

'I had a fantastic stay. The rooms were cosy, the bed comfy and the experience was made all the more enjoyable by the 5 star service offered by the staff. Thank you for making it a wonderful birthday Rocksalt! xx'

Review By - Miss. Rebecca Oakley
Travelling as - Group of Adults
Date - 17th April, 2013

Verified Customer

Funky pad!
5 stars 5

'We stayed in 'Fergie' the sea view room. The bare brickwork, funky decor and views over the harbour were just what we were looking for and waking up in the high bed with doors open overlooking the sea was amazing. Breakfast was in the form of a basket left outside the door which was limited but kind of 'on brand' and the door closers were a little agressive. Would definitely stay here again!'

Review By - Julian Peak
Date - 15th April, 2013

Verified Customer

A great place to stay
4 stars 4

'Lots of attention to detail. Smart and chic.'

Review By - Mr. David Abrahams
Travelling as - Group of Adults
Date - 14th April, 2013

Verified Customer

Amazing
5 stars 5

'We stayed for my boyfriends birthday, we had a lovely time, the room was small but beautiflly done... We had our table booked for seven, I wish I could remember our waitresses name but I can't, because she was brilliant and we would've both liked to thank her for such a lovely evening. The food was amazing we shared the steak dish, puddings we couldn't choose so we had all three lol. I would highly recommend coming to the rock salt, when we are both child free again we would like to visit again in the summer.'

Review By - Miss. Michelle Burling
Travelling as - Mature Couple
Date - 11th April, 2013

Verified Customer

Great
4 stars 4

'Our room (kitty) was great. The decor was nice but so were the details. Bathroom had lovely toiletries, the room as cleverly designed to maximise space and the skylight to let the bathroom steam escape was great. The rock was so tasty and breakfast being delivered to the door was superb! Few things to improve. The single room over the Smokehouse did smell of F&C and so did our stuff when I unpacked the suitcase at home. Also, the safety light was very bright green in one of the bedrooms too. Our daughter was a little disappointed to not have her own plate and juice for breakfast (but I think the excitement of opening the basket made up for that!). She loved the kid friendly books by her bedside. We've told our friends about this place and we'd stay again.'

Review By - Mr. Josh Charlesworth
Travelling as - Family with Young Children
Date - 6th April, 2013

Verified Customer

Rocksalt
4 stars 4

'An oasis in the desert wastes of Folkestone! Buzzing restaurant and bar with great food and staff. Stayed in one of the 4 rooms which was small but well designed and had everything you need at a very reasonable price. Definitely recommended if you're en route to the ferry etc....'

Review By - Mrs. Julie Prior
Travelling as - Young Couple
Date - 2nd April, 2013

Verified Customer

A great stay
5 stars 5

'Excellent conversion and decor, gorgeous bed, small bedroom and bathroom but everything we needed for our stay. the Easter egg was a neat touch and the breakfast hamper was an unexpected pleasure. Would definitely recommend, especially with the opportunity of eating at Rocksalt too!'

Review By - Mrs. Charlotte Hall
Travelling as - Mature Couple
Date - 1st April, 2013

Verified Customer

Enjoyable
4 stars 4

'The room was nice and clean, and the service was hand-off, which we liked. The breakfast in a hamper was unique and we both like it. Thank you.'

Review By - Ms. Mutsuki Maw
Travelling as - Young Couple
Date - 31st March, 2013

Verified Customer

Fantastic Stay
5 stars 5

'Our stay at the Rocksalt rooms was absolutely fantastic. Beautifully thought out, very comfy bed, lovely shower room and a great hamper for breakfast the next morning. We will be back!'

Review By - Mrs. Jacqueline Reid
Travelling as - Mature Couple
Date - 27th March, 2013

Verified Customer

Super Sunday special!
5 stars 5

'Faultless visit. Rooms were great. Lunch was delicious. Breakfast in bed was perfect! :)'

Review By - Emma Kelly
Travelling as - Group of Adults
Date - 26th March, 2013

Verified Customer

Shame about the weather
5 stars 5

'We're not that young a couple as we've just hit our 40's! After a few initial issues with booking which was sorted via Twitter with Mark Sargeant & then over the phone with Sara, we finally arrived. Shown to our room by Jordan (?) who was friendly & helpful. What a lovely room (Valentine), although looking at Trip Advisor pictures & comments was expecting a Nespresso machine (would've been nice but not a worry). Huge bed (surprisingly comfortable). Wandered over for dinner a bit later & had drinks in the bar upstairs. A busy crowd but service was helpful in helping to decide on cocktails. Dinner was fantastic, had the most delicious curry that I've ever eaten (Monkfish) & my boyfriend had the lamb shank which he'd chosen from Simon Oakleys tweeted pictures. We went back to our cosy room, which was a struggle as it had turned so wet & windy, combined with my high heels. Had asked after dinner as to when breakfast would be delivered & was told 8.30 - 9.00am & so strange to be woken up just before 8am with a knock to say it'd arrived - a bit early to eat for my liking. It was delicious but not sure about having to share the yoghurt & granola in one pot! Just a couple of points that you might like to consider: 1. to keep in with the room decor why not have locally made rustic mugs? (& support local artists) 2. some homemade biscuits in the room would've been a nice added touch. 3. some locally produced toiletries would've added to the local vibe of the restaurant ethos. (& support a local company) 4.Folkestone itself doesn't appear to have much going for it (sorry). Would love to visit again & bring the in-laws but apart from Rocksalt, Smokehouse (delicious too) & the rooms there isn't much going for it. Maybe the empire can be expanded to include any of the following: coffee shop, deli, local produce store, demo area. Thanks again for looking after us, Kirsty Richardson'

Review By - Kirsty Richardson
Travelling as - Young Couple
Date - 21st March, 2013

Verified Customer

Rocksalt Rooms
5 stars 5

'A great one night stay to accompany our visit to their superb restaurant. Modern and comfortable room with a great view of the harbour. Very good hamper breakfast. Well recommended.'

Review By - Mr. Frank Smith
Travelling as - Mature Couple
Date - 18th March, 2013

Verified Customer

Stunning bolthole in beautiful Folkestone
5 stars 5

'We had a lovely time at Rocksalt Rooms, arriving on a Saturday afternoon for our reservation at Rocksalt later on that evening. On arrival a kind man from the restaurant showed us to our room and where we could find everything. He also showed us a good route to take a nice walk to work up an appetite. After a lovely stroll and chilly dip in the sea we went back to our room with a bottle of wine and relaxed watching a film on the very large and comfortable bed. The room also had lovely views over the harbour and great to watch the tide receding and the blue lights lining the walls. The bathroom was perfect, stocked with all you need for a weekend away and the coffee/tea and water selection was good. After a fantastic dinner at Rocksalt we slept like babies in the lovely comfortable beds. I would recommend Rocksalt Rooms to all of my friends as a great getaway from London that takes less than an hour to get to.'

Review By - Rebecca Brett
Travelling as - Young Couple
Date - 5th March, 2013

Verified Customer

Cosy stay
3 stars 3

'Really like the set up of this facility. The rooms were very well decorated and the concept very clearly set out for our stay. Enjoyed the breakfast being delivered in a basket - nicely thought out. We enjoyed our stay and will be back again.'

Review By - Mrs. Sam Burch
Travelling as - Mature Couple
Date - 4th March, 2013

Verified Customer

Rocksalt you don't have to put on a red light
4 stars 4

'Excellent meal with friendly service. Attractive rooms, chic but compact. Breakfast delivered in hamper was fine but nowhere to sit and eat it! Kettle didn't work unless you held it down and cafetiere was only a 1-cup size. Smokehouse sign outside bedroom was very squeaky and noisy.'

Review By - Christopher Davis
Travelling as - Group of Adults
Date - 23rd February, 2013

Verified Customer

Great Setting
4 stars 4

'Me and My girlfriend stayed at the Rocksalt rooms on a Saturday night for a valentines dinner. My first impression of the room was superb, a great setting with a brilliant view of the harbour. The room was clean and tidy with a small but functional shower room. All in all a good experience.'

Review By - Sturman G
Travelling as - Young Couple
Date - 19th February, 2013

Verified Customer

rocksalt rooms
4 stars 4

'rocksalt rooms are just rooms, its not a B&B,the breakfast come in a basket the next morning and left outside your door. we arried at 3pm we couldnt have a cup of tea or coffee as there was no milk in our room.apart from that it was a very nice room and bathroom,'

Review By - Mr. Garry Burden
Travelling as - Young Couple
Date - 18th February, 2013

Verified Customer

Short Stay Oasis
5 stars 5

'Room was spotless and well appointed, quality linen and towels and extremely comfortable bed. Meal and accommodation package was very good value, both the food and service of a high standard. Staff were also very friendly and helpful, highly recommended.'

Review By - Mr. Julian Allen
Travelling as - Mature Couple
Date - 5th February, 2013

Verified Customer

Brilliant
5 stars 5

'Fantastic place to st, eat and enjoy cocktails! We shall be back!!'

Review By - Kate Grindal
Travelling as - Young Couple
Date - 16th January, 2013

Verified Customer

Rocksalt Rooms and Restaurant
5 stars 5

'Third visit. Rooms, every attention to detail catered for. Great view over the harbour. Location excellent. Breakfast hamper brilliant. Security very good. Restaurant, everything you could wish for, staff, service, food, ambience, location, never fails to impress.'

Review By - Linda Mckenzie
Travelling as - Mature Couple
Date - 15th January, 2013

Verified Customer

Best bed!
5 stars 5

'My fiancee and I have just spent 2 fantastic nights in the Rocksalt rooms. First of all I have to say that the bed is the most comfortable I have ever slept on. The mini breakfast that is delivered was amazing. The staff were friendly and helpful. We had an incredible weekend even though the weather was terrible. Dinner was delicious and well priced. Thank you to everyone at Rocksalt'

Review By - Peter Mutitt
Travelling as - Young Couple
Date - 14th January, 2013

Verified Customer

A fantastic night away
5 stars 5

'A thoroughly enjoyable night away. The room was lovely, very warm and cosy against the backdrop of howling wind and rain outside the window! Sitting having a cup of tea looking out over the sea was very relaxing. The staff were friendly and welcoming and nothing was too much trouble. The breakfast hamper in the morning was a great touch. The meal was as you would expect from Mr Sargeant. Fresh local ingredients, lots of lovely fish and a good wine list. We will be visiting again, perhap in the summer when we can sit outside and enjoy a sunset! Would highly recommend for a night away from it all!'

Review By - Mr. Will Pattenden
Travelling as - Young Couple
Date - 14th January, 2013

Verified Customer

Great stay
4 stars 4

'When arriving we could not find the hotel and wasn’t aware there was no reception so we went into the restaurant who and was assisted by a very helpful gentleman. We stayed in Fergy (I believe) and the room was comfortable and well presented. The only problems we had was having only curtains and no nets, so getting ready in the morning we had to have the curtains pulled and lights on (which was still quite dim) otherwise passers could look up and in. Apart from this we had a great stay and would recommend others.'

Review By - Miss. Paula Howe
Travelling as - Young Couple
Date - 7th January, 2013

Verified Customer

A night away
5 stars 5

'We had an excellent stay at the Rock Salt rooms. The room has everything you could want and was very well decorated. We also had a meal which was excellent. But what set it apart from others... the team, they could not do enough for us and seemed genuinuley interested in us as guests rather than customers and that for me is what I am looking for. Will we be back, yes and we will be bringing friends with us.'

Review By - Mr Pedley
Travelling as - Mature Couple
Date - 7th January, 2013

Verified Customer

GOOD VALUE
4 stars 4

'We stayed in the La La room at Rocksalt Rooms on New Years Eve as we had booked a table in the restaurant for dinner. The price was £75.00 for the night, which included breakfast. The room was stylish, but very small, but having said that we only needed the room for the night and therefore didn't need a wardrobe (there wasn't one). There wasn't anywhere to store your clothes if you were staying for a longer period of time. There were 4 clothes hooks on the door, which led to the boiler room. The room was very clean and so was the bathroom although the toilet had some dark stains inside, which didn't look very attractive! I would recommend some bleach and de-scaler. Shower gel and lovely fluffy white towels were provided. The bed linen was clean and crisp and there were coffee making facilities (a cafetiere) and instructions on how to use the Nespresso (but no Nespresso) provided. The price included a continental breakfast, which was really nice and delivered to our room in a small whicker hamper on the morning we were due to leave. There was fresh orange, fresh milk in a flask (coffee was already in the room)two different types of warm croissants and some jam. We ate our breakfast in bed. I must say it was very nice. There was a small flat screen tv in the room and a hairdryer provided. The room is very closely overlooked by the properties opposite and no type of net screening so we had to keep the Roman blinds down to maintain privacy as the people opposite could easily see into our room if they had been looking out. I would definitely stay again because of the cleanliness and the standard of the decor, but would recommend that if you were staying for more than one night you stay in a larger room, which may have some storage space. Otherwise I suppose a bed with drawers underneath would be a good idea. I would like to add that our New Year's Eve meal was delicious. Overall a lovely New Years Eve thanks to Rocksalt!!'

Review By - Mrs. Jane Horgan
Travelling as - Mature Couple
Date - 2nd January, 2013

Verified Customer

Rock salt rooms
4 stars 4

'We stayed in the Valentine room and woke to a lovely sunrise. Neat idea of breakfast hamper, that was a first. Only downside, an easy chair slotted into a corner! Our meal was outstanding, would recommend to anyone willing to travel to Folkestone other than for a sea crossing.'

Review By - Mr. Paul Barker
Travelling as - Mature Couple
Date - 30th December, 2012

Verified Customer

Highly recommend
5 stars 5

'Had a great meal on Sunday 9th December, followed by a few cocktails in the bar. Stayed in the Fergy room which overlooks the harbour (and Bobs seafood stall unfortunatley)which was lovely. I can highly recommend, had a wonderful experience.'

Review By - Mr. Darren Lillis
Travelling as - Mature Couple
Date - 11th December, 2012

Verified Customer

Our rocksalt rooms stay
5 stars 5

'We really enjoyed our stay. The rooms beautiful and very modern which is why we chose to stay here to begin with. Wakening up each morning on the harbour also was breath taking. Would highly recommend it.'

Review By - Stephanie Mccue
Travelling as - Young Couple
Date - 11th December, 2012

Verified Customer

Awesome room
4 stars 4

'Beautiful room awesome view of the harbour. Well finished and appointed. Nice coffee machine and good quality towels and bedding. The room was quite warm at night even with the radiators turned off but that was the only negative. we would definately come back and recommend to friends.'

Review By - Miss. Carrie Marshall
Travelling as - Young Couple
Date - 24th November, 2012

Verified Customer

Wedding Anniversary
4 stars 4

'Very welcoming and very helpful . We had the Winter Warmer deal which was great value for money, but did not feel that the experienced was cheapened because of it. The food was good and the fish beautifully cooked (although choice of course limited to a set menu) and the wine list was small but interesting. Cocktails were fun. Last but not least we arrived on a very cold blustery day to a charming and cosy room (dvd player would have been nice though).'

Review By - Fiona Mathers
Travelling as - Mature Couple
Date - 21st November, 2012

Verified Customer

Rocksalt Review
5 stars 5

'Stayed here overnight on a Sunday and only a single word need describe our stay, PERFECT. The accommodation was comfortable with a marvellous view overlooking the harbour, the morning greeting us with a scene whereby we could see the fishing boats coming in with the daily catch as the sun was rising. The food in the restaurant was first rate and fairly priced, given that we are used to London prices. The waiter was attentive and knowledgeable and pitched the service just right without going over the top or leaving us alone and unattended. The wine was decently priced. We have been fortunate to have eaten at a number of celebrity chef restaurants up and down the country and we both agreed that this was at the top of, or very near the top, of our list, take a bow! The cocktails and the bar were a nice after dinner treat as well. We will return very soon.'

Review By - Mr. Tony Warwicker
Travelling as - Mature Couple
Date - 13th November, 2012

Verified Customer

Good, but a little noisy
4 stars 4

'Very lovely, small, simple rooms with very clean bathrooms and a good, simple hamper breakfast. Very few complaints except 1) missing coffee machines in one room and 2) a door closing elsewhere in the building creates a fairly loud noise. We loved it, but not ideal for light sleepers.'

Review By - Mr. Roderick Sutherland
Travelling as - Family with Young Children
Date - 7th November, 2012

Verified Customer

My view
3 stars 3

'I had a table booked for Friday 2nd Nov, my friends and I arrived late, we were stuck in traffic for four hours, Anna kindly managed to find another table for us at 9.pm, once arrived a friendly young guy took us to our room, he even advised me where I could park for free, the cocktail upstairs was amazing, the restaurant was fab, food brilliant and the over night room was modern, clean and very inviting, two bad points, no coffee machine in the room, so breakfast arrived we had milk, coffee and cups but no machine, also the room I booked was for three ( Kittens room ) and only breakast for two arrived, i would rate the room, service and food a 5, however due to the two small comments Fridays visit became a 3'

Review By - Miss. Ann-marie Clark
Date - 4th November, 2012

Verified Customer

Cloud 9/down to earth
4 stars 4

'We had a wonderful meal and boutique room during our visit on Tuesday.Extremely happy at the way Rocksalt was run.Thought process- we will be back! However situation marred next morning by parking ticket, having parked exactly (BETWEEN YELLOW LINES)where we were told when shown to our room.We were NOT told we had to move the car (in the morning) otherwise we would have obvoiusly done so. On trying to gain entrance no one would let us in but we were rung back later that evening. Unfortunately we still have to pay the £35 fine which rather took the edge off our 'winter warmer'break.'

Review By - Mr. William Horwood
Travelling as - Mature Couple
Date - 3rd November, 2012

Verified Customer

Great
5 stars 5

'Fourth time we've eaten at Rocksalt and the second time we've stayed in the rooms . Have ordered different food and wines on each occasion and yet to find anything negative to say . Room very comfortable and fantastic shower .'

Review By - Jane Barber
Travelling as - Mature Couple
Date - 3rd November, 2012

Verified Customer

anniversary celebration
4 stars 4

'Had lovely stay here for one night to celebrate our anniversary in October 2012, but could have done with some instructions of how to use coffee machine once knew it was worth it. Meal was excellent in the restaurant and friends that came with us were also impressed will definetly be back down in the summer to enjoy again hopefully outside !'

Review By - Mrs. Sonia Wasey
Date - 28th October, 2012

Verified Customer

Anniversary
5 stars 5

'This was a 26th year anniversay, the food was excellent and the room was very secure and comfortable. We will return again.'

Review By - Mr. Colin Ashton
Travelling as - Mature Couple
Date - 22nd October, 2012

Verified Customer

Lovely night away
5 stars 5

'Delicious food, boutique room only a short walk away. A real treat.'

Review By - Mrs. Elizabeth Mccutcheon
Travelling as - Mature Couple
Date - 21st October, 2012

Verified Customer

Generally fantastic
5 stars 5

'The negative I want to report is so petty that it"s almost not worth saying but here it is. No milk for coffee machine , had meant to ask for it, but by evening , it didn't seem important. The breakfast had just enough milk for 2 coffees ( but online just) . Breakfast was slightly disappointing ,The 4 sweet pastries, orange juice were ok. But we had one yoghurt (very nice) for 2. Finally, check out was 10am, check in was 3pm! An hour later would have been nice. How long does it take to clean 4 rooms? However, the room was lovely. The staff were fantastic and very friendly . Every member of staff were lovely. The meal in the restaurant was very very good. Couldn't fault anything. I recommend visiting Rocksalt restaurant and the rooms.'

Review By - Mr. Christopher Harriss
Travelling as - Mature Couple
Date - 19th October, 2012

Verified Customer

Wonderul stay
5 stars 5

'I booked a room at Rocksalt rooms at the last minute for a romantic break with my fiance. It was amazing. The rooms are very elegant and clean, the beds very comfortable and every single thing is done to very high specs. I loved breakfast served in hamper baskets! We also had lunch at the Rocksalt restaurant and the food was simply one of the best I've had in my life. It is expensive but well worth the price. All in all, I was very happy with our weekend there and would definitely go back soon.'

Review By - Rafaa Echchen
Travelling as - Young Couple
Date - 15th October, 2012

Verified Customer

Lovely room
5 stars 5

'Lovely room, great view. Just one niggle, couldn't work out how to get hot water from coffee machine. I'm a tea drinker! Enjoyed our stay and would stay again.'

Review By - Fiona Pocock
Travelling as - Mature Couple
Date - 9th October, 2012

Verified Customer

Sophistication in Folkestone
4 stars 4

'Great stay, good coffee machine in room, very good continental breakfast which arrived in a wicker hamper. Excellent restaurant and cocktail bar. A sophisticated place to stay.'

Review By - Mrs. Judith Ferries
Travelling as - Mature Couple
Date - 6th October, 2012

Verified Customer

ben and kat'swedding
5 stars 5

'very nice and clean room with nice views. friendly staff too. someone has put a lot of thought into it because there was a lot of attention to detail. i will come back and i will recomend. thanks you.'

Review By - Mr. Roger Pont
Travelling as - Single Male
Date - 6th October, 2012

Verified Customer

Beautiful!
4 stars 4

'Absolutely loved our room at Rocksalt, and was pleased to find the room actually had two seperate bedrooms, to sleep the three adults. Staff very friendly and helpful. Great location. My only gripe was that when the delicious breakfast hamper arrived it was only for 2 people and not 3. I notice on other review sites that this has been an issue before and would have thought this issue would have already been addressed. Otherwise a lovely weekend and would recommend to others and definitely stay again myself.'

Review By - Miss. Emma Juby
Travelling as - Group of Adults
Date - 1st October, 2012

Verified Customer

Perfect Sunday lunch and relaxed stay over
5 stars 5

'I had visited the restaurant a few weeks ago with some friends who are regular visitors, it was so nice we decided to book for the Seaside Sunday offer, the meal was amazing on Sunday and the service was brilliant, we spent a couple of hours in the bar relaxing after and the room we had was lush, although the weather was ghastly this didn't spoil our visit at all, in fact we snuggled up in our room with some chips from the smokehouse watching the lightning across the sea with a nice bottle of red.Just to say a massive thank you and you have some real great team members who really know there stuff. The waitress was fab recommended some lovely choices( rabbit pie) and the young blond lad who made our cocktails really knew his stuff. Perfect thank you'

Review By - Peter Cundy
Travelling as - Young Couple
Date - 26th September, 2012

Verified Customer

Hidden gem
4 stars 4

'We stayed in one of the rooms and had dinner - both excellent'

Review By - Mr. Danny Buckland
Date - 24th September, 2012

Verified Customer

Great birthday treat
5 stars 5

'We booked Rocksalt to celebrate our friend's birthday and very much looked forward to our visit. On arrival, we were shown to our room by a friendly member of staff who took time to settle us into our lovely room and answer any questions. The room itself was small, but very pretty and had a real attention to detail and was very comfortable. When our friends arrived, we went back to the restaurant and sat upstairs in the bar area over looking the harbor...wonderful and had some wine. Here is possibly our only gripe...the service in the afternoon was not great and we often had to go find a member of staff but that is only a small grumble. Dinner was fantastic, excellent quality, gorgeous setting and also very well priced. There was no rush and we were free to take our time over dinner and the service here was much better. The next morning, a breakfast hamper was delivered to our room and this final touch finished our visit off beautifully.We would certainly go back.'

Review By - Mandy Phillips
Travelling as - Group of Adults
Date - 24th September, 2012

Verified Customer

Best Service Ever!
5 stars 5

'My wife and I were looking for somewhere to stay to break the journey up to Reims. Rocksalt was perfect! Great service, food and comfortable bedroom for our 1 night stay. The staff were attentive and friendly which made us feel very welcome after a long journey. would hestitate to recommend to friends. We'll certainly be back.'

Review By - David Ward
Date - 22nd September, 2012

Verified Customer

Fantastic hotel and restaurant
5 stars 5

'The stay at rocksalt was absolut fantastic. We loved the room "Fergie" and also the restaurant, where we ate dinner, was gorgeous. We sure will be back!!'

Review By - Vico Buehler
Travelling as - Young Couple
Date - 22nd September, 2012

Verified Customer

Sunday lunch & room deal
5 stars 5

'We had a lovely stay at the Rocksalt Rooms, the "Sunday Lunch and Room" deal was excellent value for money, will do it again.'

Review By - Julia Hartland
Travelling as - Mature Couple
Date - 20th September, 2012

Verified Customer

di Didn't we have a lovely time!
5 stars 5

'The room was beautifully presented with crisp bedlinen and very comfortable bed. We overlooked the harbour (loved the supplied binoculars) but still had an undisturbed night. The wetroom had quality toiletries and a terrific shower. Breakfast was a treat in a hamper- warm croissants and fresh juice. (Being picky- hanging space very limited- be prepared to live out of the suitcase.)'

Review By - Mr. Bob Mclaughlin
Travelling as - Mature Couple
Date - 10th September, 2012

Verified Customer

wonderful
5 stars 5

'We spent an excellent night at Rocksalt. Great cocktails in the bar followed by a fabulous meal and a night in one of their rooms a stones throw away. Lovely continental breakfast in a hamper brought to our room the next morning. We will return !'

Review By - Mrs. Anita Marques
Travelling as - Mature Couple
Date - 6th September, 2012

Verified Customer

Special Sunday
5 stars 5

'For a special Sunday (our wedding anniversary in this case) try the Sunday Special. We enjoyed the ambiance of the terrace bar and took a late and long lunch at 4pm. Really enjoyed the food, service and views. Adjourned to our room (Valentine) above the smoke house, (absolutly lovely) for a bit of a siesta before embarking on explolring the harbour hospitality prior to turning in. Breakfast was beutifully presented and delicious (still warm croissants and pasties) to see us on our way totally satisfied on Sunday. Any regrets? - didnt stay get the whole weekend! Any critique? 2 flights of stairs to the top rooms (beware if you are unfit of lots of luggage)'

Review By - Mr. Barry Bathe
Date - 4th September, 2012

Verified Customer

August 2012
4 stars 4

'Limited storage in rooms one of which was very hot due to being above a fish & chip shop. However, rooms finished to a very high standard and are in a great location.'

Review By - Mr. Robert Rolls
Travelling as - Family with Young Children
Date - 28th August, 2012

Verified Customer

Special
4 stars 4

'We stayed here for a night at the end of a week on the South Coast and it was a speciasl end to the week. The room was comfortable - the best bed I've slept in! And the food in the restaurant was excellent. We'll definitely return.'

Review By - Mr. Adrian Ditum
Travelling as - Mature Couple
Date - 26th August, 2012

Verified Customer

perfect!
5 stars 5

'we would like to thank you so much for such a great stay. my Girlfriend was more than happy as it was a little surprise for her 21st birthday. the room was perfect and the food was cooked to perfection! i would highly recommend it to a friend. thank you again, we shall visit again very soon.'

Review By - Mr. Rob Graystone
Travelling as - Young Couple
Date - 23rd August, 2012

Verified Customer

simply the best
5 stars 5

'My partner took me to Rock Salt for my birthday, what a treat!! When we got there we went in to the smokehouse fish and chip shop (part of rock salt)and asked were we could collect our keys, straightaway we where shown across the road to check in first at Rock Salt, the helpful and really pleasant girl that took us across gave us a taste of the way we would be treated . We stayed in their beautiful room’s very boutique style wonderful view of the harbour really stylish. Every think you could need was there again couldn’t be more helpful. We went across to Rock Salt in the evening enjoyed cocktails in there bar on the upper deck. The boys behind the bar were entertaining good at there job and made that a good start to the evening. We were given a wonderful seat in the restaurant over looking the harbour. Although all the seating had an excellent view. The food was beautifully presented and cooked we went from appetizers of cockles and radish with anchovy sauce to starters of Harissa Crab and kippers with poached egg to our delightful mains of Roasted turbot and Blackened sea Bream , accompanied by a well recommended Bottle of Chablis. We even had to make space for the dessert a really light Mille Feuille. Perfect in everyway and made memorable by the great staff. The stay was topped off in the Morning by a delivery to our rooms of a really tasty Breakfast Hamper. We will be back'

Review By - Hayes
Travelling as - Mature Couple
Date - 13th August, 2012

Verified Customer

Our Stay
5 stars 5

'We have stayed in many hotes and ate in some amazing places....... Rocksalt is up there with the best of them! Staff where excellent friendly helpful, the atmosphere was awesome! An all around great weekend and we will be back for sure!'

Review By - Andy Piper
Travelling as - Young Couple
Date - 13th August, 2012

Verified Customer

Room with a view
5 stars 5

'Last weekend we dined at Rocksalt and enjoyed a marvellous meal with great friends. We had also booked all four rooms which although small really catered perfectly for a short break. Quirky and comfortable with everything in place. We enjoyed the breakfast hamper but later treated ourselves to the Rocksalt brunch. We all enjoyed the complete experience and are looking of another excuse to come again. Everyone was kind and helpful throughout our stay!'

Review By - Cook Glenn
Date - 6th August, 2012

Verified Customer

Anniversary
5 stars 5

'We had a delightful stay at Rocksalt and very much enjoyed our Sunday lunch.'

Review By - Paul Gosling
Travelling as - Mature Couple
Date - 6th August, 2012

Verified Customer

Rocksalt Room with a view
4 stars 4

'We enjoyed a lovely meal at Rocksalt recently, overlooking the harbour on a beautiful clear evening with a full moon. I thought the room was rather small when we were shown in, but it had everything we needed for one night. It is a shame there was no mention of the excellant breakfast we had delivered the next morning. We really enjoyed it.'

Review By - Elaine Antcliff
Travelling as - Mature Couple
Date - 4th August, 2012

Verified Customer

Mr Allen
3 stars 3

'Food in restaurant excellent. Accommodation lacks a number of things which makes stay uncomfortable. The breakfast was very well done.'

Review By - Mr And Mrs B Allen
Travelling as - Mature Couple
Date - 4th August, 2012

Verified Customer

1st August 2012
4 stars 4

'Superb location, facilities and food. Only gripe was that the room became very hot during the night and we had to open the window which then made us realise that seagulls don't appear to sleep at night and kept us awake! Needs air con.'

Review By - Brian Moncrief
Travelling as - Mature Couple
Date - 3rd August, 2012

Verified Customer

Renee and Sylvia
4 stars 4

'a very new, young, clean hotel,apart from the restaurant. Very nice food,small room and unfortunately no early breakfast (7.30 !),but they brought a picknick the evening before with croissant,marmelade and juice.'

Review By - Renee Kuperus
Travelling as - Mature Couple
Date - 1st August, 2012

Verified Customer

Room Review
5 stars 5

'Great room, great food and great service - highly recommended'

Review By - Mr. Christian Campbell
Travelling as - Young Couple
Date - 30th July, 2012

Verified Customer

Great Weekend
5 stars 5

'We had a great weekend stay at the rooms, they were very comfortable and had stunning views of the harbour. The view from our room was outstanding and sitting in bed each morning with the window open looking out over the harbour with the sun shining was beautiful. The food at TheBar, The Smokehouse and the Rocksalt Restaurant was excellent and all the staff were very friendly and accommodating throughout our stay.'

Review By - Mrs. Julie Evans
Travelling as - Mature Couple
Date - 30th July, 2012

Verified Customer

Sunny Weekend
4 stars 4

'My wife and I stayed on a Sunday night and had lunch in the restaurant too. We were taken to our room at about 12pm by a lovely lady who really made us feel special. Unfortunately the room wasn't ready so we left our bags and had our lunch. Our lunch was nice, good wine, but a bit disappointing as the fish was slightly overlooked. We had a drink in the bar which was glorious sitting out in the sun! Our room was nice, I had seen the reviews so expected it to be small but was pleasantly surprised, the bed was lovely and comfy with nice fresh linen. There was no milk for our coffee though so we took a walk to a petrol station and bought some. I didn't sleep much that night as it was unbelievably hot but noisy with th windows open. In the morning we waited for our breakfast but it didn't come so we left just after 9am. We went to take the keys back to the restaurant and they said they were just about to bring our breakfast over but we were up and ready to go by then so we left it. Overall we had a really relaxing and enjoyable night away, just a few niggles made it less than perfect.'

Review By - Mr. Matthew Macdonald
Travelling as - Young Couple
Date - 24th July, 2012

Verified Customer

Overnight anniversary stay
5 stars 5

'Perfect room and a perfect meal, Sian in the restaurant was charming and was clearly working very hard. Thanks to all who made our stay a special one. We will be back for sure.'

Review By - Mr. Don Theobald
Travelling as - Mature Couple
Date - 22nd July, 2012

Verified Customer

10 second walk home
5 stars 5

'A really lovely stay over and literally a 10 second walk from the restaurant. Comfy beds, fab view of the harbour and everything you could want in your room. The morning hamper delivered to our room the next morning was a really lovely touch I was not expecting - and the 'just baked' croissants were delicious. Will definitely be back! A London, boutique hotel-style room in Folkestone.'

Review By - Ms. Ljmatth@yahoo.co.uk Matthews
Travelling as - Group of Adults
Date - 19th July, 2012

Verified Customer

Lovely place to stay
5 stars 5

'The Rocksalt rooms are a real pleasure to stay in, especially after a late dinner at Rocksalt restaurant. Loved the comfy bed, the wet room shower and the breakfast that comes in a wicker hamper at the time they promised! A real delight. Only downside was the noisy revellers from the nearby clubs and the early rising of the sea gulls!'

Review By - Mrs. Julie Perrin
Travelling as - Young Couple
Date - 16th July, 2012

Verified Customer

Some weaknesses!
4 stars 4

'We were most impressed by the room and dinner, but as someone who likes to walk with a stick I found it most inconvenient that the shower did not have form of grab rail. Basically not safe for me to use. And a minor point - we could not make the coffee/tea machine work - perhaps not clever enough!'

Review By - Mr. Hubert Smith
Travelling as - Mature Couple
Date - 16th July, 2012

Verified Customer

Really very good
5 stars 5

'An excellent evening made by the delightful food and the friendly but very efficient waiting staff. Could have eaten anything on the menu, so intend to go back.'

Review By - Mr. William Grant
Travelling as - Mature Couple
Date - 16th July, 2012

Verified Customer

LOVELY
4 stars 4

'We really enjoyed our stay at Rocksalt. A couple of things could be improved; SUMMER weight duvet (or air conditioning), too low bathroom shelf and of course breakfast but all in all... lovely!'

Review By - DENISE HOSKEN
Travelling as - Mature Couple
Date - 11th July, 2012

Verified Customer

Rocksalt Rooms
3 stars 3

'Delightful room, very comfortable, great use of space and very comfortable bed. However the room was incredibly hot with no means of opening the window so we slept badly. We had advised the restaurant that we were leaving early the next morning and they said they would deliver something for our breakfast but unfortunately nothing appeared. However, we will be back. Folkstone is my husbands home town and we are delighted Rocksalt has opened.'

Review By - Peter Rogers
Travelling as - Mature Couple
Date - 3rd July, 2012

Verified Customer

Seaside Sunday
5 stars 5

'Wonderful stay at Rocksalt Rooms for my wife and I. Lots of lovely touches like coffee machine and breakfast hamper & toiletries. Lunch was fab food top notch as we expected having eaten there before. Can't get better than this for £100!'

Review By - Mr. Nick Cockell
Travelling as - Mature Couple
Date - 28th June, 2012

Verified Customer

Rocksalt rooms
5 stars 5

'A beautiful room with a lovely view. Wonderfully comfortable bed, with nice linens and plump pillows. Appreciated the breakfast being delivered earlier when requested by a quick text message. Welcome was also very friendly and the whole stay was topped off by a fantastic meal in Rocksalt. All in all a great night - thanks!'

Review By - Elizabeth Milne
Travelling as - Young Couple
Date - 25th June, 2012

Verified Customer

review of rooms
5 stars 5

'Splendid room and breakfast. We both agreed that Valentine is probably the room to book, but as we were able to get the room due to overbooking elsewhere, and have a better room, by the sea, and a meal as welll at Rocksalt, we could not fault the room or service (divine breakfasts). If we come again to Folkstone we would most definately try to book again at the Rocksalt Rooms'

Review By - Martin Bush
Travelling as - Mature Couple
Date - 25th June, 2012

Verified Customer

Fabulous rooms and location
5 stars 5

'This is a real gem and the rooms are just lovely'

Review By - Tim Matthews
Travelling as - Mature Couple
Date - 25th June, 2012

Verified Customer

weekend Break 16-17th June 2012
5 stars 5

'From the moment we arrived at Rocksalt we were made to feel very welcome by the staff and were really well looked after. The rooms were absolutely gorgeous and so comfortable. We had a fantastic meal in the restaurant on saturday night. The quality of food was first class and the service was fantastic. A big thank you for putting up with us in the bar later and we were all impressed with the barman's cocktail knowledge! We also stayed for brunch the next day and again were not disappointed with the quality of food and service. We had a wonderful weekend and cannot wait to come back soon. We all felt like we'd had a proper break away and have been raving about our weekend ever since. Thank you!!'

Review By - Dr. Linda Clubb
Travelling as - Group of Adults
Date - 18th June, 2012

Verified Customer

Excellent
5 stars 5

'We had a wonderful stay despite a problem which was very quickly attended to. The manager Sara could not have been more helpful and she is a credit. Would definitely come again. A charming room.'

Review By - Carl Mcivor
Travelling as - Young Couple
Date - 11th June, 2012

Verified Customer

One night stay at Rocksalt
5 stars 5

'A fanatstic place to stay! The staff went out of their way to make us welcome, particularly Anna. The food in the restaurant was amazing and the atmosphere was relaxed. Great views from the restaurant and our room.Cocktails lovely.'

Review By - Mrs. Claire Fish
Travelling as - Group of Adults
Date - 10th June, 2012

Verified Customer

Great Stay
5 stars 5

'Great room, great bed, great shower, great view, and the breakfast delivered to our room the next morning was just perfect (after an excellent meal in the restaurant the night before). Would definitely recommend it.'

Review By - Brylka
Travelling as - Mature Couple
Date - 6th June, 2012

Verified Customer

Just what we needed!
5 stars 5

'We booked a night purely so that we both could enjoy a glass or three with our meal, rather than one of us having to drive the hour back to our home town. The room was excellent, everything required for an overnight stay. Everything was absolutely spotless - the towels were so fluffy, and the bedlinen so fresh and cool. The room was only a few yards from the restaurant, it is just a shame that we couldn't take advantage of the complimentary breakfast (which we had not known was provided) I would definitely recommend staying over to anyone eating at Rocksalt..'

Review By - Mrs. Christine Chester
Travelling as - Mature Couple
Date - 27th May, 2012

Verified Customer

Small but perfectly formed!
4 stars 4

'We had a great night recently eating and sleeping at Rocksalt. Our room - La La - was small (priced accordingly) but the use of space was very clever and we had absolutely everything we needed, including an iPod dock. Our meal in the beautifully-designed restaurant across the road was excellent. There was only one thing I would change . . the unpalatable rape seed oil which accompanied the bread!'

Review By - Theresa Stansby
Travelling as - Mature Couple
Date - 19th May, 2012

Verified Customer

Best bit of Folkestone!
5 stars 5

'Booked a Seaside Sunday special which included 3 course Sunday lunch, room and breakfast. The lunch was delicious, cannot fault it. The room was small but perfectly formed, stylishly decorated and very clean. Great view of the harbour too. Breakfast was brought to our room the next morning and was very tasty. All in all I would highly recommend both the hotel and restaurant - just wish the rest of the town was as nice as Rocksalt!!'

Review By - Kimberley Mead
Travelling as - Young Couple
Date - 15th May, 2012

Verified Customer

Rocksalt rooms
4 stars 4

'We had a very enjoyable meal and stay overnight in the LaLa room. The food was delicious,wine list extensive, service attentive but discreet and the atmosphere in the restaurant was enjoyable. The only fault we have with the room was the amount of noise until the early hours of the morning of youths shouting (presumably from the nightclubs just down the road) and then of the street cleaners and dustbin collections early but through no fault of rocksalt. We cant wait to return, thank you .'

Review By - Mr. Martin Godin
Travelling as - Mature Couple
Date - 8th May, 2012

Verified Customer

Boutique loft style rooms
4 stars 4

'Great rooms, great atmosphere and attention to detail. Fab breakfast. Loved the coffee machine in the room would have preferred more milk to go with it. Not best for travelling with little ones as no babysitting service available. Shower in the Valentine room was scorching hot and seemed unadjustable.'

Review By - Goodwin Emma
Travelling as - Family with Young Children
Date - 8th May, 2012

Verified Customer

Great food and room with minor faults
4 stars 4

'The meal was faultless. Great service and wonderful food. However the room had a couple of small issues. There was no bulb in the bedside light and the toothbrush mug had obviously not been cleaned as it had a purple powdery residue inside it. And it was a pity that breakfast still hadn't been served by the time we had to leave for work at 8.20 on the Monday morning. Other than that it was a wonderful stay.'

Review By - Mrs. Jo Martin
Travelling as - Mature Couple
Date - 3rd May, 2012

Verified Customer

Loved it
5 stars 5

'What a lovely experience. From the moment we arrived we were made to feel incredibly welcome. We received a room upgrade to a slightly bigger room with a nice view of the harbour. Eating in the restaurant was lovely. Seated with a view over the harbour, we received excellent service, stunning food and a discount as we were staying over. The dining room was very busy for a Monday night and despite being rushed off their feet, the staff were friendly, attentive and efficient. We will definitely be visiting again.'

Review By - Mr. Dominic Barry
Travelling as - Young Couple
Date - 2nd May, 2012

Verified Customer

fab
4 stars 4

'we have just done the seaside sunday at rocksalt. our second visit. fab room - valentines, lovely meal and great setting. a pity they added albeit optionally, 12.5% to the residential bill. which came to a whopping £14 for service!! otherwise v good.'

Review By - Ms. Maggie Pedersen
Travelling as - Family with Young Children
Date - 1st May, 2012

Verified Customer

Rocksalt
4 stars 4

'Stayed at Rocksalt rooms recently and dined in the restaurant. Had a very nice evening, bar upstairs had a lively atmosphere and food was very good. Will be back in the summer to enjoy a drink on the balcony. The rooms were just across the road, they were decorated very tastefully and were extremely comfortable.'

Review By - Mrs. Sandra Smith
Travelling as - Young Couple
Date - 26th April, 2012

Verified Customer

Joy in Folkstone
5 stars 5

'Was a delighful experience,both the lunch and the room were fab and waking up,laying in bed watching the sun rise over the sea was the best way to start any day. Thanks!.'

Review By - Ali Matthews
Travelling as - Mature Couple
Date - 24th April, 2012

Verified Customer

Great Stay
5 stars 5

'We had a great stay at the hotel and fantastic meal. The hotel is very quirky comfortable beds and complementary breakfast which is delivered to you in your room which was very well presented.'

Review By - Mr Cotter
Travelling as - Mature Couple
Date - 16th April, 2012

Verified Customer

Midweek Stay
4 stars 4

'An excellent stay at a great venue- both the room and the restaurant are fanatastic! A few minor alterations would make Rocksalt truly outstanding.'

Review By - Mr. Ben Chidwick
Travelling as - Young Couple
Date - 21st February, 2012

Verified Customer

Rocksalt Rooms
5 stars 5

'Hi Thank you very much for the warm welcome that was recevied by the Rocksalt Team. The room was lovely and very inviting, a lovely soft bed (to which I felt like a kid having to climb up on it) I got a great nights sleep. The breakfast was a welcome surprise and a great touch. I will be recommending both the rooms and the resturant to friends and family a like!! Michala'

Review By - Mrs M L Jury
Travelling as - Young Couple
Date - 20th February, 2012

Verified Customer

Would definitely recommend
4 stars 4

'We had an excellent one night stay in Valentine room. Very nicely decorated and fantastic view. Coffee machine provided (although drinks could have been a bit hotter)and the breakfast brought to the room in the morning was a great finishing touch. We wished we'd booked two nights.'

Review By - Mrs. Sue Wilcox
Travelling as - Mature Couple
Date - 20th February, 2012

Verified Customer

wonderfull experience
5 stars 5

'A really great evening. Very welcoming staff, room had everything we needed and was beautifully appointed. The meal was without fault and the service attentive and friendly. The croissants delivered in the picnic basket in the morning were a lovely touch! We will definately go again.'

Review By - Mrs Harmes
Travelling as - Mature Couple
Date - 19th February, 2012

Verified Customer

Valentine's Delight
4 stars 4

'We enjoyed our Valentine's dinner and overnight at RockSalt so much that we're repeating the experience for our forthcoming wedding anniversary. Excellent food, great service, and funky accommodation.'

Review By - Mr. Richard Harvey
Travelling as - Mature Couple
Date - 16th February, 2012

Verified Customer

We do like to be beside the seaside
5 stars 5

'Great place to stay Really comfortable room Highlight had to be the fabulous views from bed out over the working fishing harbour + out to sea Staff really couldn't have done more to make us feel welcome Warm croissants for breakfast was a real treat, and lunch in Rocksalt was just fantastic Only regret - we'd stay longer next time as the Smokehouse looked brilliant for fish + chips'

Review By - Charles Claxton
Travelling as - Mature Couple
Date - 15th February, 2012

Verified Customer

Fantastic weekend break
4 stars 4

'Everything about our stay at Rocksalt was enjoyable. The room was small but well planned and comfortable with a lovely view over the fishing harbour. The staff at Rocksalt at very friendly and welcoming and the food excellent. The breakfast, brought to the for in a little hamper was tasty and fresh, although with no table and only a couple of small stalls in the room it felt more like a picnic. Coffee from the Nespresso machine in the room and milk in a thermos handed to us on leaving the restaurant the night before was very welcome. No doubt we will be back for another visit.'

Review By - Mrs. Carol Brazel
Travelling as - Mature Couple
Date - 13th February, 2012

Verified Customer

Rocksalt Rooms
5 stars 5

'Excellent, quality accomodation. Simple but effective decor and functional furnishings. Highly recommended.'

Review By - Mr. Keith Jeffries
Travelling as - Group of Adults
Date - 10th February, 2012

Verified Customer

Comfy room
4 stars 4

'The room was comfortable & well furnished. It was really close to the restaurant which was handy on a wet Saturday evening. The shower was good & powerful.Good comfy bed too. The only negative thing was that as the rooms are above the smokehouse fish & chip shop there was a strong smell of frying in the room. We did get used to it though & the smell didn't permiate our clothing as I feared it might. Very reasonable price for the room & we would stay again.'

Review By - Mrs. Helen Marston
Travelling as - Mature Couple
Date - 30th January, 2012

Verified Customer

A great stay.
4 stars 4

'The room was smaller than I would have expected.There was not enough storage and shelf space.I did not enjoy welding my buttocks to a very hot towl rail in the small shower room. The fittings and fixtures were however very impressive throughout and the staff were top class. The aroma of fish and chips in the room was a novel attraction but then again we were above a fish and chip shop. However the whole experience of the best meal I have probably ever eaten at Rock Salt put alongside the minor detractions of the room made this a super stay.'

Review By - Mrs. Christine Chadwick
Travelling as - Mature Couple
Date - 30th January, 2012

Verified Customer

Rocksalt roms
5 stars 5

'Stayed after lunch with our 3 year old son in the family room which has one single and one double room. Beds were very comfortable and the nespresso machine a nice touch. Did not expect breakfast so the picnic basket of croissants and orange juice was lovely.'

Review By - Mrs. Caroline Abbott
Travelling as - Family with Young Children
Date - 30th January, 2012

Verified Customer

Fergy Room
5 stars 5

'I stayed in the Fergy Room which is very comfortable and has a lovely harbour view. The room has that rustic feeling. I felt I was in the South of France. A beautiful stay.'

Review By - Mr. John Dermody
Travelling as - Mature Couple
Date - 23rd January, 2012

Verified Customer

Great value for money
5 stars 5

'Lovely rooms with good facilities we will definitely be back thank you'

Review By - Miss. Kerry Hatser
Travelling as - Young Couple
Date - 16th January, 2012

Verified Customer

Why the light?
4 stars 4

'La La lovely compact room, very comfortable bed and decent wet room with great shower. Just lose the green exit light in the bedroom, we didn't sleep well as it was like sleeping in a bright green submarine control room, it spoilt the whole experience.'

Review By - Mr. Mark Chaplin
Travelling as - Young Couple
Date - 2nd January, 2012

Verified Customer

First timers
5 stars 5

'Interesting concept of a boutique hotel and restaurant aiming at local food products. Excellent value. Superbe wine list. Outstanding service by Sarah, and, her team. Not 'over the top' thank goodness - like in the USA hmmmm....... but focused (in a very good Euro continent way) One suggestion would be to offer breakfast at an earlier hour, esp for us on business. 08h30 a little too late to start to bring it to the rooms. But is did look delicious if we could of had it as we were leaving to get to our client's site. Probably a something in the wet room to place toiletry bags upon as this was lacking. Milk for Nepresso machine capsule system, in the rooms too. Otherwise this place is going to go somewhere and is part of a new dynamic of Folkestone and it will create synergies. Now we know the area will 'arrive' and reach the pinnacle when there will be a proper live jazz club!!!!!! All the best.'

Review By - Mr. Russell Talley
Travelling as - Business Traveller
Date - 16th December, 2011

Verified Customer

Rocksalt and room.
4 stars 4

'Restaurant terrific.Comfortable banquette, well presented fresh food at dinner and welcoming staff ... especially for finding us toothpaste! Great modern lighting and ambiance and good cocktails in the bar. The Loo is for midgets! The room had a great view of the harbour from the bed which was well made up.We liked the brick, wood and glass style but there was nowhere to put our stuff. No coat hangars. No chair. No furniture. Same in shower room. My washbag was on the loo seat! How about corner shelves? Stools? And it would be good to have a small table to eat breakfast since jammy croissant flakes all over the bed and balancing the wicker box messes up! Not a practical set up. The tea maching produces only luke warm drinks and the shower ... how is it operated shivvered my lady who didnt want wet hair after the false fire alarm sent us to the outside alleyway. We knew it was the Smoke Room but hopefully not literally! Memorable morning that .. bare feet in the alleyway but good for meeting other guests in their knickers. Mostly it was fun. Thank you Rocksalt.'

Review By - Stephan De Montaignac
Travelling as - Mature Couple
Date - 11th December, 2011

Verified Customer

Rocksalt Rooms
4 stars 4

'Very comfortable, warm room. Good location. Suggest some improvements: somewhere to hang your clothes, a bath mat in the wet room as it gets flooded after a shower and you need something to soak the water up if you want to continue using the batchroom after a shower. A kettle would be better than the coffee machine as it didn't make very nice tea.'

Review By - Susanna Wheeler
Travelling as - Mature Couple
Date - 8th December, 2011

Verified Customer

Great Place
4 stars 4

'Had a fabulous stay in Folkestone and was lucky to have sun in November! Rock Salt dining rooms were fantastic, so much we had lunch two days running. Fish was FAB. Stayed in the rooms, nice and central,finish was superb. Only issue was smell from chippy downstairs, overcome as we stole the plug in from the public hallway and used in main room. NO SPACE whatsoever either to hang anything up or to place a cup on. Great Nespresso machine in room but no milk or hot water for tea :o( Saying that, all in all a great weekend but rooms just need tweaking as couldn't really stay for more than one night. Staff and service was FANTASTIC - THANKS!'

Review By - Alison Girdiefski
Travelling as - Young Couple
Date - 21st November, 2011

Verified Customer

Great room
5 stars 5

'Stayed one night as booked into Rocksalt for an evening meal. Room was really lovely, very comfy and trendy. Great bed and luxurious linen. Fab bathroom although could really do with a shelf in there for us ladies to put our lotions and potions on! That is the only negative thing I can say, will defiantely stay again. Rocksalt was fabulous too'

Review By - Mrs. Chris Ashley
Date - 14th November, 2011

Verified Customer

Just what we wanted!
5 stars 5

'A birthday dinner at the fabulous Rocksalt and then a night in the wonderful Fergy room! It was small in size, but the ambiance delivered by the antique bed, sumptuous mattress with crisp bedding, and relaxing view over the harbour made up for it. This is however, not practically, a room to linger in for days as there were no coat hangers or room to store any items, and for non coffee drinkers ( which we are not!) there was no possibility of a hot drink, but the Nespresso machine was great! Just one thing that is beyond the control of Rocksalt and that would be the unfortunate early 7am arrival of fishermen preparing their shop opposite ( we stayed on a Friday night). On the whole, a wonderful night, warranting us not to take a taxi home 15 miles away!'

Review By - Nadine Maynard
Travelling as - Young Couple
Date - 6th November, 2011

Verified Customer

Fantastic Stay
5 stars 5

'We stayed at Rocksalt as we were dining in the restaurant that evening. The room was excellent and ideal for us as there were two rooms, one for us and one for our 15 year old son. The rooms were finished to a very high standard and sympathetic to the original use and the surroundings. There was even a small breakfast hamper delivered in the morning. Truly amazing and definately worth the £100 we paid. We will be recommending both the restaurant & rooms to our family & friends and no doubt will make a return visit.'

Review By - Kelli Davis
Travelling as - Family with Young Children
Date - 24th October, 2011

Verified Customer

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