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A stylish coastal pub and hotel getaway

Escape from the everyday to a coastal retreat overlooking one of Britain’s most spectacular beaches. If you’re looking for a place to eat or stay in Broadstairs, we’ve got you covered. Book a room with a sea view, or stop by for a delicious pub lunch in our beer garden.

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A Kentish seaside escape

Situated on the magnificent clifftop at Kingsgate, the Botany Bay Hotel and pub in Broadstairs is the perfect destination for a Kentish seaside escape. Overlooking one of the most picturesque spots on the British coast, no hotel stay offers an experience quite like this. 

Book a stay in one of the 30 beautiful en-suite bedrooms (many overlooking the eponymous bay) and take in the beauty of the local area. Enjoy a drink in our welcoming lounge bar or sample the delectable seafood in our restaurant with sea views.

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Function rooms

The Botany Bay Hotel is also the ideal choice for any type of function, from weddings and parties to corporate events, with two stylish function venues available for private hire.

With its unrivalled location, just a minute’s stroll from the beach, it’s a picture-perfect place to celebrate special occasions, long established as one of Kent’s most popular places to dine, drink, and stay.

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Work with us

We have more than 300 pubs, inns and hotels across the South East, and employ around 1,500 staff across our estate, along with more than 270 colleagues at our head office and brewery. 

We know that our committed and passionate team is vital to our success, and we are always looking for talented staff to join us.

Together with a great range of employee benefits, we also offer a range of in-house development programmes, to support and inspire you to achieve your goals.