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Alicante Guest House

4, Roper Road | St Dunstans, Canterbury CT2 7EH, England
Alicante Guest House
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Paisley, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
14 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a week travelling around Kent and a trip to London, decided to have a base and the only place to stay in was here as we have stayed here many times. Terry & Jean were as welcoming as always and this time we were given room 3. When we had stayed in this room before this was the 4... More 

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Germany
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A very basic b&b with very small rooms, rather rundown furniture, worn out mattresses and pillows (at least in the room I had), tiny TV only viewable if directly opposite which means you have to sit up in bed, wooden toilet seat which I consider to breed germs, carpet in need of cleaning. The general appearance suggests "has seen better... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

This is unfortunately the worst guesthouse I've ever stayed in. The room was not clean, the bathroom was mouldy, the breakfast was alright, the host were not that friendly and was so muggy inside. I could not wait to leave. It is a very unclean place.

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Terry L, Owner at Alicante Guest House, responded to this review

Every guest that comes here has to fill out a registration form, we had no person of this name or address registered so if she did stay here she falsified a legal form. all our rooms are cleaned on a daily bases and if its muggy we have fans in the rooms or the guest can always open a window.... More 

Belgium
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35 reviews 35 reviews
27 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

I booked this guest house for a one night trip to Canterbury. I expected it would not meet my standards, but almost all Canterbury was full... On arrival the hostess greeted us a little reluctant. We could see the room before we decided to stay, but she also told us Canterbury was full... So no choise. The house is old... More 

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Terry L, Owner at Alicante Guest House, responded to this review

We are sorry our guest house did not come up to this persons expectation, o sorry it did because at the time of booking it he said in the review that he was not expecting to meet his standards if that was the case he should not have booked it. So we dont no why he was disappointed More 

Paisley, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
14 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Back again.... A long weekend stay this time 3 nights in Room 2, very comfy bed, the room even has a desk and chair to put my laptop on. The room is at the front on the ground floor and apart from a couple of late night revellers passing on the Friday night we weren't disturbed and had a good... More 

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Auckland NZ
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

The B&B was okay and the owners were friendly. We were offered two rooms but the one with double bed had super small bathroom so took the 2 single room with bigger bathroom. But bathroom was not very clean it had other peoples hairs on the floor which was rather off putting. The decor is tired and bathrooms need work.... More 

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Terry L, Owner at Alicante Guest House, responded to this review

This couple did not like anything about Canterbury going by the reviews. If they had unpacked their luggage into the drawers and wardrobe in room they would have had Amply space but chose to open their cases and leave them open on the floor, all our rooms get decorated every 2 years and are cleaned on a daily bases and... More 

Vancouver, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

We stayed a couple nights for a wedding, and Terry and Jean were wonderful hosts. They were very helpful in giving us bus directions to the church, and Terry was great taking our *very* heavy bag up to the room for us. The breakfasts were an awesome reason to wake up early, and they let us add items from the... More 

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Kingswood, England, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
16 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

Just a one night stay at this very central guest house in Canterbury. The owners were friendly and most helpful in giving me directions for the places I needed to visit. The room was not the largest I have been in but it was adequate for the purpose - a comfortable bed, a clean bathroom and a very good breakfast.... More 

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Malvern, England, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
14 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

We stayed here by mistake, having intended to revisit Alexandra House two doors along, which had very high standards. We found the Alicante adequate, but the room was tiny, the bathroom extremely tired though functional, and the whole decor in desperate need of updating. All this would not matter if the guest house were given 2 stars. In fact they... More 

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Paisley, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
14 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

Even though our trip down to Kent was to go to Herne Bay (25 minute drive from Canterbury) for my Army reunion weekend, there was only one place we were going to stay. We love staying here, and fortunate again to have the 4 poster room. Terry and Jean fantastic hosts as ever, breakfast superb and as always our stay... More 

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