Hostel Alma & Cafe Express - Dover

37 Folkestone Road, Dover, United Kingdom, CT17 9RZ  show map
 2 stars
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Hostel Alma & Cafe Express - Dover

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

Overview

Hostel Alma & Cafe Express enjoys its location walk from the beach. The hostel amenities include a baggage storage, a fax machine and a copy machine.

This venue is situated 350 meters away from Pencester Gardens.

Fast access to London Southend airport within 70 km is provided.

Rooms

The hostel offers rooms like Family Double Room, Family Room, Single Room and Twin Room featuring a flat-screen TV, a dressing area, free Wi-Fi, heating and a work desk. The rooms also have a carpet floor. Guests can use large bathrooms.

Eat & Drink

A communal kitchen is offered in this property. It is equipped with facilities like a microwave and a fridge.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hostel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible at a location nearby.

Number of rooms:   12.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Off-site parking
  • Limited time reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Coffee shop
  • Luggage storage

Services

  • Laundry

Dining facilities

  • Restaurant
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Fax/Photocopying

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Heating
  • Dressing area
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer

Kitchen facilities

  • Shared kitchen

Media

  • Flat-screen TV

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from 15:00-22:00 hours

Check-Out

  • until  10 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 1 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay at the price of GBP 5 per person per night in a crib. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of GBP 10 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

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Hostel Address:

37 Folkestone Road, Dover, United Kingdom, CT17 9RZ

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City Center
  • Dover
    500 m
Airports
Train Stations
  • Dover Priory Station
    300 m
  • Bus stop
    7.2km
Parks
  • Pencester Gardens
    350 m
Beaches
  • Dover Beach
    690 m
Hostel information
  • Check-In:
    from 15:00-22:00 hours
  • Check-Out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    12

Rooms and availability

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Double Room
Bed type: Double Bed or 2 Single beds
Size: 8m2
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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Private bathroom
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Double Room

Room facilities
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    Family Double Room
    Bed type: Double Bed
    Size: 15m2
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    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Private bathroom
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    Family Room

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      How to reach hostel

      hostel Hostel Alma & Cafe Express - Dover Dover location
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      Hostel Address:

      37 Folkestone Road, Dover, United Kingdom, CT17 9RZ

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Dover
        500 m
      Airports
      Train Stations
      • Dover Priory Station
        300 m
      • Bus stop
        7.2km
      Parks
      • Pencester Gardens
        350 m
      Beaches
      • Dover Beach
        690 m
      Hostel information
      • Check-In:
        from 15:00-22:00 hours
      • Check-Out:
        until  10 am
      • Number of rooms:
        12

      Hostel Alma & Cafe Express Location

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      What's nearby

      Tourist attractions

      • White Cliffs Gallery - 200 m

      Popular areas

      • City Center - 400 m

      Places of interest

      • Dover Three Links Club - 200 m
      • Dover Masonic Hall Co Ltd - 600 m
      • Dover Castle - 800 m
      • Dover & District Working Mens Club & Institute - 900 m
      • National Trust: The White Cliffs of Dover - 1.2km
      • Dover Rugby Football Club - 2.2km
      • Dover Harbour Board Sports & Social Club - 2.9km
      • English Heritage: Dover Castle and the Secret Wartime Tunnels - 4.1km

      Train stations

      Convention centers

      • Dover Town Hall - 200 m
      • Crabble Corn Mill - 2.4km

      Amusement

      • Amusement Arcade - 100 m
      • Gala Clubs - 200 m
      • Silver Screen Cinema - 300 m
      • Silver Screen - 300 m
      • Rowleys Club - 1.3km

      Museums

      • English Heritage: Dover Museum and Bronze Boat Museum - 300 m
      • Dover Museum - 300 m
      • PWRR & Queens Regiment Museum - 800 m

      Parks

      • Collins Yard - 500 m

      Marina

      • Dover Ferry Port - 1.3km

      Local Attractions

      • Crabble Corn Mill - 2.5km
        Lower Road, River
      • Samphire Hoe - 3.4km
        A20, Dover
      • White Cliffs of Dover - 4.6km
        Langdon Cliffs, Upper Road, Dover
      • Dover Transport Museum - 3.0km
        Willington Road, Dover
      • Kearsney Abbey Gardens - 3.9km
        Alkham Road, River

      Near the hostelNear the hotel

      • Dover town hall - 200 m
        Biggin Street, Dover
      • Pencester Gardens - 350 m
        Pencester Road, Dover
      • Dover Beach - 690 m
        Seafront, Dover
      • Dover Museum - 300 m
        Market Square, Dover
      • The Grand Shaft - 500 m
        Snargate Street, Dover
      Hostel information
      • Check-In:
        from 15:00-22:00 hours
      • Check-Out:
        until  10 am
      • Number of rooms:
        12
      Hotels nearby
      County Hotel Dover
      3 stars
      0.6km
      Royal Hotel Deal
      3 stars
      13km
      Cities nearby

      Hostel Alma & Cafe Express Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Hostel Alma & Cafe Express

      Individual guest reviews

      • Older travelers
        6.6

        Helpfull staff. Good breakfast. Clean rooms.

        Stairs to steep for mature people . and for luggage.

      • Couple
        4.2

        The staff was totally unfriendly, and had no sense at all of being nice, or polite.

      • Couple
        5.4

        Room was renovated!

        Very unfriendly staff. Very rude. Said we had to pay 3% extra for using visacard although on the website was nothing about that. We even were asked to leave if we didn't like it! Room was on streetside and traffic was too loud inside. Blinds let too much light through. Bed was like a selfmade box that was like a soundbox to every sound in- and outside. Very small but rest okay. Breakfast from 7 to 8. Come on! Also they were very hasty. Took away things while still eating and having not finished. If you didn't hold on it was gone if you only looked outside at 7h30. Other guests were complaining on same as all above. Think staff is Polish or Slowaks!?

      • Older travelers
        6.2

        convenient for train station and cruise port.

        we thought we could use the cafe for meals but it was only available for breakfast.Difficult access to rooms

      • Family with children
        7.0

        Owner was very kind. Very clean rooms.

        Very high and steep stairs. Extremely difficult to take up your luggage. Second floor and we had two large suitcases. We had a code to get into the hotel but the door kepy getting stuck and we had to wait for somebody to come out to open the door, Internet signal weas very weak and we were always getting cut off or we had to use our computer in the corridor.

      • Older travelers
        6.8

        Staircase very narrow difficult for elderly or infirm people.

      • Older travelers
        9.6

        good location,close to station,restaurant,shop etc. Room was small but very comfortable,well appointed,and clean.The breakfast in cafe Epress was excellent!

        narrow stairs & no lifts

      • Family with children
        7.4

        Despite the initial impression we found the place spotlessly clean and everything worked. Very good breakfast.

        Rooms very small and stairs very cramped. As this is the first impression you get it isn't favorable, however everythong does get better. There seemed to be some teething troubles with the security ystem, as the doors didnt always open.

      • Single
        5.8

        There was a useful kitchen and all rooms had tv. It is very convenient for Dover Priory railway station.

        My room was very noisy. It was on a busy main road, and fire-doors were banging just outside my door.

      • Group of friends
        8.8

        The rooms were not big, but modern and very tidy. The breakfast was very good. Although the hostel does not have own parking facilities it gave us good information about possibility of free parking in the neighbourhood. Very good price-quality balance.

        The owner is very nice, but can appear a bit too direct to some of the guests ( very quick explanation, imposing the quick payment).

      • Older travelers
        8.2

        It has obviously had a complete refit. Clean, modern internal fittings, good and extensive facilities and all safety requirements appeared to be in place. Excellent breakfast.

        Parking was not good. The external appearance gave a misleading impression - it is far better inside that a passer by would ever think from its external appearance.

      • Older travelers
        5.0

        It left us with many stories about his horrendous place, mostly Fawlty Towers type stories.

        Windows don't open past a crack, hot room. Rooms face the busy street and a gas station with all night lighting. Room is pitifully small and the bathroom is tiny but does work. Breakfast is so so. And the son, who was the man in charge, is as rude as any human could be. \How can you say what you didn't like and not have it be a complaint?

      • Older travelers
        6.6

        The room provided was of good standard and the staff was helpful and friendly. The breakfast was of good quality.

        The hotel is located on a busy road with noise throughout the night.

      • Family with children
        10.0

        the family room, with ensuite , was ideal for our overnight stay, en route to France.the breakfast was the best i have ever had, and i have stayed in 5 star hotels.

      • Group of friends
        8.2

        The room was really clean and the breakfast was nice. The bed was comfortable.

        Could hear the noise from the street and the street light was lighting the room (would be better to change the stores for proper curtains).

      How to reach hostel

      hostel Hostel Alma & Cafe Express - Dover Dover location
      Show big map »

      Hostel Address:

      37 Folkestone Road, Dover, United Kingdom, CT17 9RZ

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Dover
        500 m
      Airports
      Train Stations
      • Dover Priory Station
        300 m
      • Bus stop
        7.2km
      Parks
      • Pencester Gardens
        350 m
      Beaches
      • Dover Beach
        690 m
      Hostel information
      • Check-In:
        from 15:00-22:00 hours
      • Check-Out:
        until  10 am
      • Number of rooms:
        12