My husband and I stayed at this hotel during a few-week trip across the UK. During our travels, we saw it all in hotel stays--the excellent, the "it'll do" and the downright horror show. As we were booking our hotels on the fly since we were not following a planned itinerary, hotels were sometimes a catchers-catch-can.
The Victoria is an older hotel, quite traditional, but without the old and moldy feel. You'll find a carvery restaurant and a pub in it as well--which was nice if you don't want to go into town. Our room was like all of the others pictured on the website--dark wood furniture, dark red carpets--large and comfortable. Staff was very nice.
--Clean, well-appointed, large and comfortable room. Everything looked fairly new and in very good shape
--Restaurant and bar on-site--nice seating areas to relax and review your maps and guidebooks
--Only a few minutes (and easy) drive to downtown Canterbury (and you could walk it as well)
--plentiful, safe parking
--Staff was super nice
--Restaurant was not outstanding, but okay if you just don't want to go out. Breakfast had limited choices compared to other places we stayed (and where breakfast was included)
--If you want to walk outside your hotel door and run smack into charming neighborhood or cultural sites, you won't find it here...but it was very easy to get to townMore
- Free Wifi
- Breakfast included