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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cannot praise the manger and all staff enough from arrival to departure! We had room 1, a family room. Which was elegantly decorated with everything you could need for a comfortable stay. All facilities were great but for us it was the staff-inclusive of the manager who elevated a lovely stay to a personalised memorable one. Accommodating, flexible, helpful and...

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a terrific place! lovely double room, done to a good spec, decent en suite and very clean. Nice little sauna and pool, bit of a bonus. A great night's sleep, undisturbed, and veggie brekie spot on, all served by a lovely smiley waitress. Excellent value all in all. Worth taking the 10 minute walk into town, some lovely little...

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Seaford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just returned from a 2 night stay in room 14 on the 2nd floor. Although it is at the front and facing the main road we were NOT disturbed by noise as other people have mentioned due to sliding double glazing being installed in this room which is also lovely and spacious and very well equipped. Breakfast was excellent and...

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Adele R, Receptionist at Canterbury Hotel, responded to this review

Good afternoon, Thank you very much for your kind words. Your feedback means a lot to us. We are pleased your time at the Hotel was enjoyable and hope to see you again in the near future. Kind Regards Emma (Receptionist)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived a day late and left a day early. Back injuries, problems with steps, hot water bottles, extra water, you name it, we needed it. And they were fantastic, amending out visit and providing necessities on an emergency basis sometimes. They were kind and sympathetic, and the manager is absolutely as accommodating as can be. Much of the staff...

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

We had a beautiful room and the bathroom was stunning- I enjoyed a few baths in the grand, stand alone bath. No real complaints, staff were friendly although some didn't seem to know what they were doing at points. Just didn't feel like it was worth £140 a night. Also in the morning the receptionist was fairly rude as we...

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Royston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2016

We had a family room which was spacious and comfortable with all we wanted (robes, iron, hairdryer, biscuits etc). Breakfast was very good with a nice buffet selection as well as an excellent cooked breakfast (including good veggie sausages). Pool and sauna were a great bonus, smallish but as we were the only people in it there was plenty of...

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Porth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Clean, tidy and spacious, situated on a busy road a 20 minute walk from the cathedral. Accommodation lovely, with a small bar downstairs. The only inconvenience we experienced was the service at breakfast. 22nd Oct: I joined my husband 10 minutes after he went down. He'd been served. Luckily I was planning a selection from the buffet as it was...

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Reviewed 22 October 2016

Very pleasant small/boutique hotel or upmarket guesthouse depending on your standards. Good breakfast selection included in room rate. We had Room 2. This had a double bed and a tad small if you are used to a king size bed. Very clean with bathroom amenities. Helpful and friendly staff. First come first served car park. Bar/ lounge area. The real...

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Gillingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Historical building, clean and tidy, rooms had been recently painted. We had a superior room and it was very comfortable with clean linen and well stocked with drinks and milk.There was a good selection of foods to choose from at breakfast. We had cooked breakfasts and they were delicious. we visited the swimming pool which was an added bonus. Service...

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Hockwold cum Wilton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Booked this hotel on line, sight unseen, based on reviews and photos on the website, plus it's about a 15 minute walk into the city centre, so location was also partly why I chose it. I selected a "Superior Room", which from the web site pics and description looked good, paid £250 for 2 nights. Reasons why I can't recommend...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Combining Georgian elegance with excellent service, Canterbury Hotel offers a variety of 15 en-suite rooms. Facilities include an indoor heated swimming pool, bar offering extensive range of malt whiskies. Beautiful courtyard garden providing an oasis to relax in. Free wifi in all rooms and a secure car park. Breakfast and VAT is included in the tariff. Short walk to city centre and train station; ideally located for the Channel Tunnel and Port of Dover. Fantastic spa which will be available from November 2013. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Canterbury Hotel

Address: 140 Wincheap | Kent, Canterbury CT1 3RY, England (Formerly Thanington Hotel)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Canterbury
Price Range: £81 - £137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Canterbury Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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“Family room had a double, full single and a full size fold out single. All very comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles rachwilljoe, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Bre aware this hotel is on a busy road. If you want a quiet room, ask for one away from the road.”
 of 5 bubbles SallyW836, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Superior room is very good. Comfortable King size wrought iron bed, with a separate tv/lounge.”
 of 5 bubbles Happyjen29, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I can't recommend this hotel to anyone who wants what they've paid for and has an aversion to poor standards of cleanliness in their room.”
 of 5 bubbles Veebur, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Get rooms away from the road, ideally on the first floor.”
 of 5 bubbles FunkyAl, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
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