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    At Smiths Court Hotel, the only thing we overlook is the sea

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A Margate hotel with glorious sea views, for overnight stays, weddings, functions and more

Latest News - Welcome to 2020!

January brings our carvery back in full swing, and this time we've introduced a Carvery Club - visit us 6 times, and the 7th trip is free

Valentines Day is nearly upon us, so take a look at our special menu and accommodation package, and book in soon to avoid disappointment. 

Also on the Orangery page is the most recent Jazz menu for Friday 24th January. Take a look here. Dine to the sounds of the Chris Kennedy trio and the delightful voice of Abigail Cardwell, and receive a free bottle of house wine or Prosecco per 2 guests. 

We are also taking bookings for our Mothering Sunday carvery. Book early to avoid disappointment on one of our most popular carvery days.

The menus and Carvery Club details for everything above can be found on our Orangery page.

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Our Hotel

Welcome to Smiths Court Hotel, set just above Margate, on the clifftops of Cliftonville. We offer stunning sea views and a selection of sandy beaches within walking distance. The Turner Contemporary, and Margate Old Town are a stroll away, and the rest of the Isle of Thanet easily accessible. 

We offer a range of rooms from single rooms, double or twin rooms, superior rooms and family suites. We have a number of rooms which benefit from the sea view, all rooms are accessible by lift. We have off-road parking, disabled access, and a specifically designed room with wheel-in shower, lowered surfaces and grab rails.

Perfect for families, couples, groups, business travellers, and everyone else, we welcome you to our hotel, where the only thing we overlook is the sea...

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The Orangery restaurant set for a wedding

Our Weddings

We are experts at running all types of functions, but especially our weddings. We understand that every couple is unique, and as such we aim to provide an offering for you which will suit you perfectly. 

We offer a dedicated wedding planner to assist you in planning your day, and a choice of three packages to allow you to choose the day that is perfect for you. We have a choice of menus for the wedding breakfast, a range of buffet choices for the evening reception, can include table wine, reception drink, canapes and toasting drink, and even offer a pianist during the meal, table decorations, balloons and our resident DJ in the evening.

The Orangery is fully licensed to hold civil wedding ceremonies, and with sea views and marble flooring, provides an excellent and fitting venue for such a beautiful day.

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The Orangery restaurant

Our Restaurant

The Orangery restaurant offers breakfast, lunch and dinner every day of the week, and we also have bar snacks and sandwiches. We believe in using fresh, locally sourced produce from the best that the Garden of England has to offer, all from our local suppliers. All our food is freshly prepared on site by our brigade of talented chefs. 

Perfect for a small couple or family dinner, evening meals or Sunday lunches, a celebration, a group venue or anything in between. We run a table d'hote menu that changes daily based on what our suppliers have to offer, and we run our famous Sunday Carvery every Sunday, where you can get soup and a carvery for only £12.50!

Not only do we serve excellent food with our restaurant menu, we're also a perfect venue for weddings, parties, functions and events.

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Diary of events

Diary of events

Have a look at what's coming up at the hotel over the next few months...

Visit England breakfast award


See all the awards we have achieved so far...

A Cliftonville beach


See what's on and what activities are on offer during your stay...

The Cumberland Suite dressed for a function


View the range of different function packages that we offer

The Pembroke Suite set for a conference


See our complete range of conferencing options to suit all numbers...

One of our happy groups


View information about booking a group to stay at the hotel...