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Review of Holiday Inn Express Canterbury

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Holiday Inn Express Canterbury
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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“Great place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2007

The staff was very helpful. The breakfast (included) was great. Very nice room. The location is about 4 miles from downtown.

  • Liked — Breakfast
  • Disliked — Location
  • Stayed May 2007, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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South Wales
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2007

Booked as first night stop of European tour before getting early Dover ferry (30 mins to Ferry Terminal)

Usual HIE, but no lift or Air Con like some. Comfortable bed with continetal breakfast thrown in, along wiht plenty of free parking.

About 4 miles for centre of Canterbury on side of main road....

  • Liked — price (38 odd)\ location to ferry terminal
  • Disliked — no lift \ air con
  • Stayed June 2007, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Welshpedro
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2007

I visited the Holiday Inn Express outside Canterbury on a business trip. Having scoured this and other sites for recommendations of hotels in Canterbury, it looked like this might at least be of a reliable quality, if nothing too interesting.
The hotel is a few miles outside Canterbury, on a dual carriageway by a garage and questionable diner.
The hotel was built in the late-1990s, and is already looking a little tired and old: scuffed walls, lettering picked-off signs, an out of order ice machine, etc. The room was small, the bathroom tiny: no bath, just a shower with a too-short shower curtain, but good quality, large towels.
Most importantly, the bed was comfortable, with good quality linens.
The walls were very thin, making the nighttime antics of a large party of French school children all too audible.
But, my night's stay cost just over £50. It seems I would need to have spent twice that for a very similar experience within the city. So, whilst hard to recommend, at least you won't be fleeced!

  • Liked — The price tag
  • Disliked — The paper thin walls
  • Stayed March 2007, travelled on business
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Business service (e.g., internet access)
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2 Thank Beccapassport
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2007

For a budget hotel this is pretty good. Rooms clean and comfortable, friendly satff and pleasant reception area.
In the middle of nowhere on one side of a dual carriageway about 5 miles from Canterbury, this is not the most convenient location and eating anywhere other than the transport style diner requires a drive and a bit of careful navigation

  • Liked — value
  • Disliked — location
  • Stayed January 2007, travelled on business
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank HarpmanUK
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darkest yorkshire
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23 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2007

Although outside of the city walls by three miles, the hotel is welcoming and so long as you have a car, reasonably convienient. For the price the room we had for our family group was adequate - clean warm and had everything we needed for our stay. The staff were polite and other guests friendly. The free breakfast was a bonus and whilst not out of this world a falmily room for this price with breakfast is very good value indeed. We would stay again - even my young son enjoyed himself.

  • Liked — value for money
  • Disliked — distance from city
  • Tips/Secrets — its hard to spot from motorway
  • Stayed January 2007, travelled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Business service (e.g., internet access)
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1 Thank gothic
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Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Canterbury

Property: Holiday Inn Express Canterbury
Address: A2, Upper Harbledown, Canterbury CT2 9HX, England
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Region: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Canterbury > Upper Harbledown
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Upper Harbledown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Express Canterbury 3*
Number of rooms: 89
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A modern 89 room hotel offering well appointed guest rooms with writing desk, TV, Hair Dryer, and Tea & Coffee making facilities. The hotel offers free WiFi, and car parking ... more   less 
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