Canterbury

The Canterbury Hotel

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Why We Love It

  • The Georgian property dates back to 1785 & is a 10-minute walk from the Cathedral & train station
  • Reasonably priced with free Wi-Fi, breakfast & parking
  • Bar has more than 100 single malt whiskies on the menu
  • There’s an indoor pool & spa on site

Map & Directions

The nearest airport is London City, around 1 hour 15 minutes away by car, or you can take the Docklands Light Railway to Stratford International, then the train to Ashford International, where you can change for Canterbury East station -- around an hour and a half in total. The station is a 10-minute walk from the hotel. If you’re driving, exit the M2 at Junction 7 for the A2, before exiting on the A28 for Canterbury. There is free parking on site.

Rooms & Rates

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Overview

Set in the Wincheap area, which is thought to be the site of the city’s markets, the Canterbury Hotel is a reasonably priced 3-star property with friendly staff and a convenient location just 15 minutes’ walk from the Cathedral and 6 minutes from the train station.

The Cathedral is a UNESCO World Heritage site and the city itself is centuries old -- stroll through its pretty streets or along the river to soak up the atmosphere. Also worth a look is the Canterbury Tales exhibition, brought to life by Chaucer’s poetry. Further afield, the coastal town of Whitstable is only a 20-minute drive, home to the famous Oyster Festival.

The hotel has a heated indoor pool and Rose Garden Spa with massages available (charges apply), and the bar has more than 100 single malt whiskies, and a number of local beers. The restaurant does not serve lunch or dinner but a tasty breakfast is cooked to order (requests must be made the night before).

There are only 15 rooms on site, with free WiFi and tea and coffee-making facilities. Many have views of the pretty rose garden below, and two of the Superior Rooms have four-poster beds. Upgrade to the Canterbury Suite for a separate lounge, DVD player, fridge and a discount in the spa. There can be some road noise in those at the front, so ask for a room at the back if you’re a light sleeper. Some rooms are pet-friendly.

Amenities

General

  • Bar
  • Indoor pool
  • Sauna / Steam Room
  • 100% smoke-free

Room amenities

  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • DVD / CD player & library
  • Flatscreen TV

Internet

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in guest rooms
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas

Parking

  • Complimentary parking

Please note: Some amenities and services may not be available in all rooms or may incur an additional charge. Please check with the hotel.

Policies

Check-in: Standard check-in time: 2pm

Checkout: Standard checkout time: 11am

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Additional details: Pets not allowed Check-in time starts at 2pm Check-out time is 11am

Name: Twin Room, Ensuite Description: 2 Twin Beds
Entertainment - Free WiFi, flat-screen TV, and DVD player
Food & Drink - Coffee/tea maker
Bathroom - Private bathroom, a hair dryer (on request), and a shower
Practical - Iron/ironing board (on request)
Need to Know - No cribs (infant beds) or rollaway/extra beds available
Non-Smoking
Name: Double Room, Ensuite Description: 1 Full Bed
Entertainment - Free WiFi, flat-screen TV, and DVD player
Food & Drink - Coffee/tea maker
Bathroom - Private bathroom, a hair dryer (on request), and a shower
Practical - Iron/ironing board (on request)
Need to Know - No cribs (infant beds) or rollaway/extra beds available
Non-Smoking
Name: Double Room, Ensuite Description: 1 Full Bed
Entertainment - Free WiFi, flat-screen TV, and DVD player
Food & Drink - Coffee/tea maker
Bathroom - Private bathroom, a hair dryer (on request), and a shower
Practical - Iron/ironing board (on request)
Non-Smoking
Name: Double Room, Ensuite (4 Poster) Description: 1 Full Bed
Entertainment - Free WiFi, flat-screen TV, and DVD player
Food & Drink - Coffee/tea maker
Bathroom - Private bathroom, a hair dryer (on request), and a shower
Practical - Iron/ironing board (on request)
Need to Know - No cribs (infant beds) or rollaway/extra beds available
Non-Smoking
Name: Suite (Canterbury) Description: 1 Queen Bed
Entertainment - Free WiFi, flat-screen TV, and DVD player
Food & Drink - Coffee/tea maker
Bathroom - Private bathroom, a hair dryer (on request), and a shower
Practical - Iron/ironing board (on request)
Need to Know - No cribs (infant beds) or rollaway/extra beds available
Non-Smoking
Name: Superior Double Room, Ensuite Description: 1 Queen Bed
Entertainment - Free WiFi, flat-screen TV, and DVD player
Food & Drink - Coffee/tea maker
Bathroom - Private bathroom, a hair dryer (on request), and a shower
Practical - Iron/ironing board (on request)
Need to Know - No cribs (infant beds) or rollaway/extra beds available
Non-Smoking
Name: Family Quadruple Room, Ensuite Description: 1 Full Bed and 1 Full Sofa Bed
Entertainment - Free WiFi, flat-screen TV, and DVD player
Food & Drink - Coffee/tea maker
Bathroom - Private bathroom, a hair dryer (on request), and a shower
Practical - Iron/ironing board (on request); rollaway/extra beds and cribs/infant beds available on request
Non-Smoking

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Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

The room rates listed are for double occupancy per room unless otherwise stated and exclude tax recovery charges and service fees.

*Unless otherwise stated, Travelzoo-exclusive extras are valid once per stay (based on two adults sharing). Value is an estimate based on double occupancy. Extras are only included with Member Rates and may not be available on all dates. Extras are non-transferable and have no cash value. Total value may vary depending on time of booking and availability. When included, breakfast may be limited to 2 guests per stay subject to hotel’s discretion. Other restrictions may apply; see our T&Cs for details.

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