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21 - 23 Whitstable Road, Canterbury CT2 8DG, England
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Franklin House
Ranked #40 of 72 Canterbury B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Watford
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

My husband and I decided to have a weekend away and chose Canterbury. We stayed at Franklin House which is a maximum 15 minute walk into the town (depends how fast you walk). The parking is round the back of the house and you have to then walk to the front. The door that says Franklin House does not open,... More

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Watford, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
6 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

We have just come back from a one night stay here. The owner is really friendly and gave us maps of Canterbury so that we could find our way round. The room was modern, clean and had everything we needed - shower, small flatscreen TV and tea and coffee making facilities. The bed was comfortable. Even though our room was... More

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
15 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

On arrival at this bed and breakfast establishment we were greeted by the owner who took our bags from our car to reception.We then booked in and were shown to a very modern and up to date room {FAULTLESS}.Although our room was overlooking the main road it did not detract from a very good noghts sleep, the breakfast the following... More

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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012

Found this guest house on trip advisor. he rooms wre spotlessly clean. They had all the amenities advertised. The breakfast was really good with high quality produce. The owners are very freindly and have a good knowledge of the area and are more than happy to share this knowledge. A stones throw away from the city centre but not so... More

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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2012

Franklin house is a very friendly guest house more like staying at a friends house than a hotel. The rooms were lovely and clean we had two a single and a double at the back of the house although it could be a bit noisy if you were staying at the front because of the busy road it is situated... More

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Limassol, Cyprus
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25 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2012

Just a one-night stay but couldn't have asked for more. Room was well-equipped and spotless, I opted for the Continental breakfast which was delicious while other guests seemed to be enjoying the 'full English'. Owners were very welcoming and attentive. Parking is free but a little tricky, so make sure you speak to the owners beforehand to confirm exact details.

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London
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2012

Absolute gem of a place. My split level single room was incredibly clean and spacious, with a great bathroom suite and nice views over the garden at the back of the property. The guest house is located on the Whitstable Road, which is only a 5-10 mins walk from the heart of Canterbury. It's a very safe area with low... More

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London, England
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64 reviews 64 reviews
42 hotel reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2012

Don't normally stay in B&Bs, but this seemed a good example of the breed – very clean, quiet, neutrally decorated and comfortable, and about five minutes’ walk from the Westgate (which itself marks the beginning of the High Street). Good breakfast, too, of the straightforward English variety. Attentive/chatty service.

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High wycombe
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8 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2012

We arrived with a nice welcome from louise.we were shown to our room,which was lovely and comfortable,with a quiet pleasant garden view..The room had evreything you needed for an overnight stay...Franklin House is a about ten minutes walk in to town...The full english breakfast was nice,and there was cereals,etc,if you wanted it. If i was going to visit canterbury again,i... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2012

Thoroughly enjoyed our weekend in Canterbury. Franklin House was excellent value for money and very close to Canterbury West train station. The owner was also very friendly and offered us some good advice on things to do. It was snowing heavily all weekend so knowing that we had a very warm welcoming bed and breakfast to go back to was... More

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Address: 21 - 23 Whitstable Road, Canterbury CT2 8DG, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Canterbury
Number of rooms: 4

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