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The Coach House

34 Watling Street, Canterbury CT1 2UD, England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked a two night stay. Accommodation was good. All very clean. Was able to check in early as the room was ready. Only a very short walk into the centre which was handy together with free onsite parking. Only a couple of small niggles in that the pillows need replacing. They have definitely seen better days and a full length... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This B and B is a tough one to review, location superb you can easily explore Canterbury on foot. Free parking, always a bonus for a city centre location. The young couple running it were very sweet, although we felt a little as if we were intruding on family space. Decor very very tired, there is a sense that whoever... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a great little B&B. The hosts were friendly and accommodating, the room and bathroom were clean and spacious (room 3), and the location was to die for. Some reviewers have commented about the awkwardness of the narrow and curving staircases; but this is all part of the charm in staying in a listed property. I wouldn't recommend taking... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

It is a lovely little Georgian coach house positioned in central Canterbury so it is convenient for the cathedral, castle and all the restaurants and bars in the town centre. The room is cosy and although the beds are a bit creaky I slept well for both nights. The breakfast was lovely on both mornings with a choice of full... More 

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

This B&B is in a great location. The rooms and bathrooms were really lovely - certainly beyond our expectations given the price, and we much enjoyed breakfast too. Ben and Joanna were very helpful and welcoming.

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Ben and Jo are a young couple who have the gift of making you feel welcome, comfortable and secure in their Grade II Listed Georgian house in Watling Street, inside the city wall. You can leave your car on the frontage and walk to anywhere in the old city in 15 minutes. The good location is also pretty quiet so... More 

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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94 reviews 94 reviews
42 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I doubt that there could be a much better positioned B&B in Canterbury. Literally minutes from all key attractions and about 30 seconds from Whitefriars Shopping Centre. Parking as well. (New) owners are a young couple and perhaps a little shy of their guests and therefore not always willing or available to give information. No matter our room was comfortable,... More 

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Aldershot, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Very central with free parking. Room was generous and the private bathroom was large too. Everything clean and stylish. We were at the front in room 3 but it was not noisy. A lovely stay in a delightful city.

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12 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

The B&B is situated right in the City and everything is within a walking distance. You couldn't find a more perfect location. The house is a beautiful old house with a lot of character. We stayed in a family room which was very spacious and the bathroom was very big as well. The whole place was really clean. We had... More 

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Marlborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

The hotel is situated right in the City just inside the old city wall. Everything you could want is within walking distance - the cathedral, the shops, restaurants and other attractions. We only stated one night with our daughter who was viewing the University. We stayed in a very spacious triple room which had its own large bathroom. We booked... More 

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