Named after the legendary sing/songwriter/actor. David Bowie is our cosy 1970's themed room.
Decorated with pictures and artwork celebrating his early career the room features a space age 1970's plastic modular double bed, high quality nonallergenic bedding, digital radio, hairdryer, and free Wi-Fi. There is a separate bathroom which you will have exclusive access too.
You will have a range of tea and coffee. Fresh milk and water will be supplied. An iron and ironing board will be provided upon request.
Breakfast is complimentary. To see what we offer, please go to the Breakfast page.
Born David Robert Jones (8 January 1947 - 10 January 2016), changed his name to David Bowie in 1965. He is one of Britain's most influential singer/songwriter and actor He is considered to be one of the 20th centuries most important icons! Bowie was always reinventing himself and had a career that stretched from 1962 when he was 16, to when he sadly died of cancer in 2016 aged 69. During his lifetime, his record sales, estimated at 140 million albums worldwide, made him one of the world's best-selling music artists. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1996. David was born in Brixton, South London. His family moved to Bromley. when he was 6 years old.
It was while he lived there that he visited this area of the Kent coast. There is a picture of him as a boy sitting on the beach at nearby Westgate-on-Sea. In the mid 1960's Bowie joined the band ‘The Lower Third' who were based in Margate. In the early 70's Bowie performed at the Margate Winter Gardens as part of his legendary Ziggy Stardust tour.
David Bowie moved to Beckenham in 1969. He arrived broke, broken-hearted and disillusioned with the struggle of getting recognition & success as a performer. But he left Beckenham 4½ years later as a fully-fledged international star.
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