The Burlington Hotel is the ideal venue to host a wake in Folkestone, offering you and your guests privacy and space to honour the passing of your loved one in our elegant suites, comfortable lounges and weather permitting, our private gardens.

Our experienced team are on hand to guide you through planning an intimate reception giving focus and attention to the smallest of details from background music to photo displays.  Having hosted numerous funeral receptions over the years, you can rest assured that the life celebration will be handled in a respectful manner and if required we can also recommend experienced local suppliers for floral displays or room decorations.


Our private suites and function rooms can be hired from just £​50 and can accommodate up to 1​20 guests with full use of our bar and relaxing lounges if required.  Further pricing and information on our farewell teas can be downloaded below.

For more information or to book an appointment to see the venue, email us or call 01303 255301 to speak to our Events Manager, or send us a message using our online contact form.

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This grand Victorian 4-star hotel set in tranquil surroundings in Folkestone's West End, overlooks the famous Leas Promenade and the English Channel, offering a range of bedrooms at competitive rates so that you can reconnect with family and friends from further afield.  The Burlington Hotel is also pet-friendly and has rooms that have been adapted for guests with limited mobility