Set in Herne Bay, Aqua Bay Guest House offers accommodation with free WiFi and flat-screen TV, as well as a terrace.

There is a fully equipped private bathroom with shower and free toiletries.

Breakfast is available every morning, and includes continental, Full English/Irish and vegetarian options.

Herne Bay Beach is 100 yards from the bed and breakfast, while University of Kent is 6.8 miles from the property. The nearest airport is London City Airport, 62.1 miles from Aqua Bay Guest House.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

Aqua Bay Guest House has been welcoming guests since 3 Mar 2020.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.7)

Breakfast info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian


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Room type
2 single beds
1 double bed
1 large double bed
2 single beds
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Closest beach
  • Herne Bay Beach

    8.0 Very good beach
    50 yards from property
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
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  • Good evening, Are you still open for bookings for one night, one room but two people on Friday? Look forward to hearing from you, Katie
    Good evening Apologies for the delay in replying. On top of everything else our Wifi has been down and we have just viewed your message I am terribly sorry but unfortunately we have been advised to close due to this terrible coronavirus.. Keep safe. Kind regards. Sally
    Answered on 2 April 2020
  • are very well behaved small dog allowed
    sorry no dogs
    Answered on 3 August 2021
  • It is dog aloud. Thank you
    sorry no dogs allowed
    Answered on 3 August 2021

Managed by Aqua Bay Guest House

Company review score: 9.7Based on 429 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Company information

Expect a warm greeting from Toni & Sally as they welcome you to the Aqua Bay guest house, a family run business with a friendly, personal feel which sets it apart from the dreary rooms of the chain hotels. It is a guest house where you are invited to make yourself comfortable and treat it as your home.

Property information

Welcome to the Aqua Bay, one of the last remaining traditional guest houses on the Herne Bay seafront. Our lovely Victorian building is central to the charm of this wonderful beach resort that offers both fabulous views and personal customer service for the quintessential English seaside experience. We have two Seaview Family Rooms which give our guests a wonderful opportunity to watch some of the breath-taking sunrises and sunsets which Herne Bay offers. Please note these rooms are located on the 2nd & 3rd floors so not recommended for those unable to climb stairs or with health issues. Our standard rooms offer cosy, comfortable accommodation and are situated at the rear of the building. All rooms have free Wi-Fi, TV, tea/coffee making facilities and a hairdryer. An iron & ironing board are available for guest use on request. Please note we do not provide guaranteed parking, however there is paid parking directly outside the Aqua Bay operated by the local council which accepts card/cash payment. There are also any free spaces available within a very short walk of the guest house.

Neighbourhood information

Herne Bay and neighbouring Whitstable boast many excellent restaurants and pubs all within easy walking distance and we are renowned for our locally caught fish and chips. It has both a welcoming and diverse community, friendly locals and a strong sense of pride that overflows into the clean streets, blue flag beaches and tourist attractions.‍ Herne Bay itself is very popular for water sports, jet skiing, wind surfing, and sailing and is also suitable for swimming and excellent fishing. Herne Bay has also recently been awarded a blue flag for its excellent beaches. The town excels itself for walking and cylicng holidays enabling you to visit nearby Whitstable to savour the many restaurants, bars and fish harbour.‍ Herne Bay is in close proximity of the City of Canterbury and offers the opportunity of visiting many seaside resors and the Thanet coast line which boasts a wide diversity of birdlife and nesting colonies, and skylarks at nearby Reculver.

Language spoken

Property surroundings *
Quality rating rated the quality of this property as 3 out of 5 based on factors such as facilities, size, location and services provided.
Facilities of Aqua Bay Guest House
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
  • Cleaning products
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Bingo
  • Live sport events (broadcast)
  • Temporary art galleries
  • Beach
  • Golf course (within 3 km)
Living Area
  • Dining area
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • CD player
  • DVD player
  • Radio
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Concierge service
  • Packed lunches
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Higher level toilet
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Public Bath
Languages spoken
  • English
Sustainable initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules

Aqua Bay Guest House takes special requests - add in the next step!


12:00 - 20:00


08:00 - 10:00


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 18 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0+ years
Extra bed upon request
£35 per person, per night

Prices for extra beds are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

There are no cots available at this property.

All extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Payments by takes your payment on behalf of the property for this stay, but make sure you have cash for any extras once you get there.


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

Legal information

This property is managed by a private host. EU consumer law relating to professional hosts might not apply.

FAQs about Aqua Bay Guest House

  • The prices at Aqua Bay Guest House may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Aqua Bay Guest House is 600 yards from the centre of Herne Bay.

  • Check-in at Aqua Bay Guest House is from 12:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

  • Room options at Aqua Bay Guest House include:

    • Family
    • Twin/Double

  • Aqua Bay Guest House offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Golf course (within 3 km)
    • Beachfront
    • Bingo
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Beach
    • Live sport events (broadcast)
    • Public Bath

  • Guests staying at Aqua Bay Guest House can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.7).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian