insideKENT Magazine Issue 49 - April 2016 - Page 92

VISITKENT THE HYTHE IMPERIAL The Hythe Imperial is an iconic hotel situated in a prominent position on the seafront in Hythe, with breathtaking views of the coastline as far as the eye can see, backed with the rolling hills of Sandgate and beyond – discover a truly inspiring destination. Inspired by its local surroundings, the Hythe Imperial is a glorious 4-star hotel which has stood at the heart of Hythe for hundreds of years. Over the past three years the hotel has been going through a multi-million pound refurbishment program bringing the hotel back to its former glory. It is currently renovating the second floor bedrooms after the first phase which was completed in December 2015. The hotel prides itself on offering a good choice of quality dishes and where possible use the finest ingredients from the best local suppliers including wonderfully fresh fish and seafood – and with dishes that change with every season, you can be sure they’re always at the very peak of their flavor. To accompany your meal, treat yourself from the wine list which has been created with some of the best wines from around the world for you to enjoy at affordable prices. The second phase is underway and due to be completed in May 2016, the final phase which will be the third and fourth floor bedrooms will commence in January 2017 and when finalised there will be 96 bedrooms all with air conditioning and decorated in a very unique way with each room being different. Launching in June will be their Moet & Chandon Bar which be the place to meet and while the summer evenings away with a selection of some of the best Champagne in opulent surroundings. This has been a plan in the making for a number of years and welcomed by the local community. Whether it’s fine dining you’re looking for or something more informal, The Hythe Imperial offers a variety of dining options to suit all needs. And whether your dinner guests are colleagues, family or friends, the staff are passionate about providing a professional and friendly service. From afternoon teas to tasty traditional Sunday lunches. The quaint coastal town of Hythe has a lovely atmosphere, so come and also visit the town and enjoy a lovely seaside break at the hotel whist soaking up the panoramic sea views from the hotel which is just a stone’s throw from the beach and staffed by a friendly and enthusiastic team. 92 Weddings at The Hythe Imperial are spectacular, featuring the awe-inspiring Imperial Ballroom which was a finalist for the WOW factor at the Kent Wedding Awards. The hotel offers a truly unique backdrop for your big day, and is one of the largest wedding venues in Kent, capable of offering a range of elegantly styled suites, all perfect for your celebrations. With four dedicated and flexible meeting rooms, the hotel can accommodate up to 200 guests. All meeting rooms come equipped with LCD projectors and feature WiFi. Some even boast unrivalled views of the English Channel – providing the perfect backdrop for your event. With its stunning views and extensive grounds, the hotel has plenty of areas to explore and space for delegates to relax and unwind during those essential moments of downtime. The Hythe Imperial Princes Parade Hythe CT21 6AE 01303 267441