No.42 Margate FAQs

We've collected questions specifically related to our Victorian beauty in Margate. Any questions you have on checking in, bringing the dog, Field Trip Treatment Rooms  and our dining spaces should be answered here.

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  • Hotel and Bedrooms

    I like my bedroom nice and cool; do you have aircon in the rooms?
    Yes, all our rooms have air conditioning.

    I want to come and stay with the whole family; do you offer spare cots or beds for children?
    Yes, we have bedrooms large enough to take cots and some of our rooms have single sofa beds. We also have a selection of interconnecting bedrooms which are perfect for families. Just let us know what you need upon booking, and we will do our best to accommodate based on availability.

    How much do you charge for children to stay?
    Children aged 0-3 stay for free
    Children aged 4-11 are charged at £25 per night including breakfast
    Children aged 12-16 are charged at £35 per night including breakfast

    How do I make sure I book a bedroom with a bath?
    A selection of our bedrooms have baths so please make sure to request one when you make a reservation, and we will do all we can to allocate you a room with a bath. If you require a walk-in shower, please let the team know.

    What in room amenities do you have?
    All our rooms have coffee machines, kettles (with tea and milk), steamers, hairdryers, a Crosley vinyl record player, a Roberts radio and smart TV.

    What time is check in/check out?
    Check-in is 3.00pm and Check-out is 11am.

    Can you store my luggage?
    We most certainly can! We can store luggage if you arrive early for your room, and we can store it if you want to go and explore the town on departure day too.

    Do you allow Dogs in the hotel? And what are the rules?
    We’re a dog-loving family so you are more than welcome to bring your four-legged friend along. We charge £25 per night per dog. We allow dogs in our Large Guest Rooms or Large Guest Rooms with Sea View. We don’t allow dogs in the restaurant, but you can dine in The Lounge Bar with your four-legged-friend.

    How far is the walk to town?
    All our hotels are situated close to the centre of town. It’s just under a 5 minute walk to old town, and 2 minutes to the beach.

    How far is the hotel from the train station?
    We’re just a scenic 10-minute, seaside stroll from Margate train station. You can enjoy the views on your walk without a care in the world by booking our luggage pick up bike. We’ll meet you off your train, give you beach bag and towel (or a brolly if it’s raining) and whisk your bags back to the hotel on our trusty bike. Speak to reservations to book a luggage pickup. –

    Do you have a garden or terrace?

    We have a terrace at the front of the hotel where you can have drinks or dine throughout the day. We also have The Rooftop Bar with the best views in Margate, which is open when the weather permits.

    Can non-residents use The Bar, Restaurant and Spa?
    Yes, we are more than just a hotel, we love to welcome our neighbours and visitors to the city for food & drink or a bit of relaxation in Field Trip Treatment Rooms. Call the team on 01843 261200 to book.

    What is there to do around the hotel?
    Margate is a treasure trove of things to do. We have curated a list of the things we love to do here.

  • Parking

    Is there parking available at the hotel?
    Yes, we have a private car park just opposite the hotel. This is charged at £20 per night and has limited space so we would recommend reserving a spot when you book. If you haven’t booked, there’s also a public car park just a 5-minute walk away called Market Street Car Park.

    Do you have electric charging points in the car park?
    Yes! But just a limited number so please let us know if you need one when booking your stay.

  • Accessibility

    Do you have disabled car parking?
    There isn't a dedicated disabled parking bay on the street, however our car park is accessible by wheelchair and can be booked for £20 a night.

    Do you have accessible rooms?
    Yes, we have one accessible room. We would recommend calling reservations on 01843 261200 to discuss your requirements and we’ll do what we can to accommodate.

    Do you have disabled access across the entirety of the hotel?
    Whilst most of our hotel is fully accessible via lift, unfortunately The Rooftop Bar does require stair access.

  • Food & Drink

    Do you have a restaurant at the hotel?
    Yes, Pearly Cow, the new concept restaurant that resides within No.42, Margate serves only the very best produce from the surrounding land and sea.

    Are there plant-based/veggie options on the menu at Pearly Cow, Margate?
    Yes, we cater for people with all dietary choices and restrictions just let your server know if there isn’t anything on the menu that quite suits your needs, and our chefs will whip something up!

    Can I come and work from the hotel?
    Yes, we have plenty of laptop friendly areas in The Lounge Bar. It’s the perfect place to set up all day and enjoy a few coffees, lunch, free Wi-Fi and maybe even a cheeky drink after work!

    Can I park my car in the car park whilst I dine at Pearly Cow, Margate?
    We do have a small car park to the rear, but the spaces are often booked out by our residents. The good news is, there is a public car park just a 5-minute walk from the hotel called Market Street Car Park.

    I want to book a lunch / dinner x 8 but the booking engine won’t let me.
    For larger bookings, please call 01843 261200 or email so we can talk through the options with you.

    What times/days do you serve Breakfast?
    Monday – Friday 07:30-10:00
    Saturday – Sunday 08:00-10:30

  • Events

    Can I hire the entire hotel for a private event?
    We're always open to hearing more about plans for larger events. Subject to availability and dependent on requirements, of course. Please drop us an enquiry here, and we'll get the ball rolling!

  • Field Trip Treatment Rooms

    Do you need to pre-book a treatment?
    We would always recommend pre-booking to avoid disappointment, but we sometimes have availability on the day, so please always ask.

    Where is Field Trip? And what are the opening times?
    Our Treatment Rooms are located on the lower ground floor and we have access via lift.

    Opening hours are Monday - Sunday from 10:30am until 6:00 pm

    Do you do beauty treatments?
    All of our treatments are mood-boosting massages and facials. We don’t offer any beauty therapies on site, but we can recommend the best salons to go to in Margate. Just ask!

    Does Field Trip have a sauna/pool/steam room etc?
    We don’t have a sauna, hot tub or swimming pool on site.

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