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Certificate of Excellence
The Retro provides stylish and comfortable Bed and Breakfast accommodation in the city of Canterbury. Perfectly situated, it is only a 10-15 minute walk from both Canterbury's historic city centre and the University of Kent. Canterbury West Railway Station can be reached in less than 10 minutes on foot and the quaint harbour town of Whitstable is 15 minutes away by car.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
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81Good for walkers
Grade: 81 out of 100
146Restaurantswithin 0.75 miles
123Attractionswithin 0.75 miles
18Room tips
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Stayed overnight after a difficult journey but were warmly welcomed to this excellently situated b&b. Room was large and clean, beds comfortable and bathroom clean and bright with quality products. Breakfast is pre-ordered the night before. Lovely poached eggs for me. Help
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We stayed one night in this lovely B & B as we were visiting Canterbury for the Christmas market and the cathedral. The room we had was beautifully decorated and very comfortable and we had a warn welcome from the owners. It is within an easy walk of the centre of Canterbury and
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Many times when you book a b&b on ‘spec’ the results can be disappointing this is NOT the situation with The Retro from the time we arrived until departure the help/no request too much attitude was outstanding. The room was very comfortable and fresh. We simply didn’t have
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I have just returned from an overnight break with friends to the Retro B&B and what a lovely experience it was! I would highly recommend the location, the rooms, the breakfast and the lovely couple Tony and Kerry that run it. I honestly cannot fault a thing. A great find and a
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Had a lovely one night stay in this perfectly positioned B&B. Accommodation was spotless, decorated to a great standard and very comfortable. An easy walk into the city with bars and restaurants even closer. Breakfast was delicious and with parking available I would both
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Deluxe Double - Garden Room
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Deluxe Double - Artist's Room
Writing room
Do you allow pets?
Hello unfortunately we do not allow pets. If you do have any other questions then please do not hesitate to contact us. Kind regards Tony
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Hi thanks for your question. If you are arriving at Canterbury West then it is a 7 minute walk so should be okay unless you have a lot of luggage. If arriving into Canterbury East then it is about a 20 minute walk. Many thanks and see you on the 5th.Tony
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Are the bathrooms ensuite?
Yes all rooms are en-suite
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Hi Judy Thank you for your question. Yes we have free Wi-Fi throughout the property. If we can be of further assistance then please do not hesitate to contact us or visit our website. Kind regards Tony and Kerry The Retro Bed & Breakfast.
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"all lovely"
"All rooms are slightly different so it is worth taking a look at their website before booking."
""The Sail Loft". On the second floor. It's a quiet room at the back of the house."
"The Garden Room is very quiet and comfortable."
"Union Room for families with young children"
US$83 - US$166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United KingdomEnglandCanterbury
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