Situated in Margate, 400 metres from Walpole Bay Beach, The Albion Rooms features air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi and concierge services. The property has sea views and is 1.4 km from The Bay Beach and 8.6 km from Granville Theatre. The accommodation provides a 24-hour front desk and full-day security for guests. At the bed and breakfast, units are equipped with a desk. There is a private bathroom with walk-in shower in every unit, along with bathrobes, slippers and a hair dryer. At the bed and breakfast, every unit is equipped with bed linen and towels. The bed and breakfast specialises in a continental and Full English/Irish breakfast and breakfast in the room is also available. There is a coffee shop, bar and lounge. Sandwich Railway Station is 17 km from The Albion Rooms, while Sandown Castle is 24 km from the property. The nearest airport is London City Airport, 119 km from the accommodation.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.8 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.7)

FREE parking!


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Guest reviews


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  • Giorgia
    Italy Italy
    It's definitely a must do for every Libertines fan. Lovely rooms and nice atmosphere in the hotel overall. The bed was super comfy and I loved the garden/bar.
  • Philip
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Decor and feel of the hotel. Very clean and great breakfast.
  • Chris
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Evening entertainment was great and lucky to be there for pete and carl play an acoustic set

Host Information

Company review score: 9.6Based on 371 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Company information

Designed by Rhiannon Sussex, who specialises in rich colour palettes and took inspiration for The Albion Rooms from the red, black and gold of the famous Libertines jacket. As a creator of distinctive, vintage interiors, Rhiannon worked closely with the band, incorporating their interests and collections of personal and treasured items, allowing her to subtly thread their aesthetic throughout the building.

Property information

The Albion Rooms is a unique venue situated in Cliftonville, just a short walk along the coast from Margate Train Station and only 5 minutes away from sandy beaches and Walpole Bay tidal pool. The Libertines' owned guesthouse boasts seven individually designed rooms, intimate residents lounge, rock & roll basement public bar & large outside terrace. It also houses a fully equipped recording studio, available to hire. The converted Victorian townhouse offers decadent rooms, perfect for everything from a romantic weekend or rock & roll stay with suite rooms overlooking the sea. All rooms include a full breakfast with each night of your stay, Beats Pil speaker, GHD hair styling tools & toiletries from local luxury brand Haeckels.

Neighbourhood information

Margate is a quintessential British seaside town on the south coast of the Thames estuary in Kent in England. From traditional holiday-town charm, a world-class art gallery, sandy beaches, a cool café culture and tempting retro shops.

Language spoken


Property surroundings

Facilities of The Albion Rooms
Great facilities! Review score, 8.8

Most popular facilities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Slippers
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Linen
  • Terrace
  • Refrigerator
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.
  • Beach
  • Evening entertainment
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Computer
  • Telephone
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Free public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not possible).
  • Street parking
  • Accessible parking
  • Pet bowls
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Concierge service
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Room service
Safety & security
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages spoken
  • English

Property practice

This property has told us they implemented a practice in one of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.

House rules

The Albion Rooms takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 15:00 to 17:00


Until 11:00



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 18 years and above will be charged as 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 - 2 years
Cot upon request
17+ years
Extra bed upon request
£50 per person, per night

Prices for cots and 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 and cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Payments by takes your payment on behalf of the property for this reservation. During your stay you can pay for any extras using Mastercard, ​Visa, ​Cash only and American Express .


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.

The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

please note that Only the Deluxe Double Twin rooms allow dogs.

Please inform The Albion Rooms in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

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

In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property currently isn't accepting guests from certain countries, during dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

It is not possible to stay at this property for Coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

FAQs about The Albion Rooms

  • Check-in at The Albion Rooms is from 15:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • Guests staying at The Albion Rooms can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.7).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish

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

  • Room options at The Albion Rooms include:

    • Twin
    • Suite
    • Double

  • The Albion Rooms offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Evening entertainment
    • Beach

  • The Albion Rooms is 0.7 miles from the centre of Margate. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.