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ABode Canterbury

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   30-33 High Street, Canterbury CT1 2RX, England
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Canvey, null, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Date of stay 23rd August 2014 1 night. We decided to try the Abode for our weekend break to Canterbury, our deal was 1 night stay in an enviable king, 2 course meal in the Michael Caines tavern and breakfast. Although the package price we paid was a far reduced Abode price, it was still a lot dearer than other... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great location as this hotel is right in the middle of the main shopping street in Canterbury. Our room was large with a huge bed and plenty of space for furniture, the bathroom was modern and clean. In the wardrobe they provide slippers and robes. Towels were soft and bedding was good quality and clean. You also get a little... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We moved here for one night when we wanted to extend a weekend in Canterbury. The hotel we were in couldn't accommodate us. We found a great rate online and paid less at the Abode than the local independent hotel. It is in a great location, it's a really nice old building, well refurbished. The room was fine, but there... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Location cannot be beat... close to all of the action. Booked into a "Most Desirable" room. Very big and very comfortable bed... it was a shame that we had to get up to check out at the end of our overnight stay... could have stayed nestled in that bed forever, it was that comfortable. Only downside to the room (we... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This hotel is in a great location. We stayed here for 1 night only. The room was a good size and very clean. The bathroom was clean and bright. The shower design of the room isn't great as it took a lot of effort not to soak the floor. All the staff were polite and efficient. The only negative during... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It was quite a long time since I stayed here and had forgotten to write a review. I had a room booked for 3 nights for one person. Upon arrival I was told I was given a free up-grade. Well you could have blown me away when I was taken to the top of the hotel overlooking the cathedral, complete... More

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Bristol, UK
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Although the hotel is in a great, quiet and central location - with parking if early enough - we found the room a disappointment. The bed was comfortable but the room quite stark, small and with a 'cold' feel to it - no arm chair although space, one picture on bland walls - not very inviting overall. The bathroom was... More

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I would not hesitate to recommend this wonderful hotel in the heart of Canterbury. From the minute we arrived, staff were attentive, professional and friendly, nothing was too much trouble. We were given a free double upgrade as we were celebrating our 40th wedding anniversary ~ our room was truly amazing and our sincere thanks go to the young man... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were more than happy with the cleanliness, service, location, and everything else about the hotel, but we would not spend the money or the time eating in the restaurant again. The food was very average and quite expensive. It seemed like the chef was trying to do too much, and couldn't accomplish it. While the service was excellent, the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our second stay at the abode and we loved it again. We stayed in room 233 right on the front which looked over the beany museum it was a big clean room with a lovely comfy bed but sadly the pillows were a little lumpy. The housekeeping and front of house staff were helpful and friendly. We ate... More

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Address: 30-33 High Street, Canterbury CT1 2RX, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Canterbury
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — ABode Canterbury 4*
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ABode Canterbury is a stylish boutique hotel that has been beautifully designed and refurbished, maintaining the old wooden beams and traditional fabric of an ancient and historic building while adding contemporary design features and modern comforts, with understated British style. With its central location, within the ancient city walls and only minutes away from Canterbury Cathedral (a World Heritage Site), Abode Canterbury is the perfect place to visit the city and enjoy the shops, historic sites and traditional architecture.There are 72 bedrooms, rated Comfortable, Desirable, Most Desirable, Enviable, Most Enviable and Fabulous. Bedrooms have been designed with a sense of luxury and relaxation so the guest can enjoy an ideal night's sleep, and wake up refreshed and rejuvenated. Bedrooms at all levels are well-equipped: trademark ABode features include Vi-Spring beds; luxury toiletries; personal DVD players and state-of-the-art LCD televisions. Some rooms have imaginative wet rooms and baths integrated into living areas; the Fabulous suite has a rooftop terrace with stunning views over the roofs of Canterbury across to the Cathedral.Michael Caines MBE and his talented team of chefs offer an incredible range of dining and drinking experiences, from superior room service or a drink in the stylish Champagne Bar to a pint and a pie or char-grilled fish or steak in the traditional Old Brewery Tavern. The Michael Caines Restaurant offers the ultimate dining experience, with delicious modern European cuisine accompanied by an exceptional wine list, served with professional yet not too formal style. ABode Canterbury is the ideal place for weddings, private parties, private dining and meetings, and any and all special occasions, whether for business or pleasure.We even have the facilities to make you feel absolutely fabulous. Why not join us for a workout in our well-equipped and comfortable residents' gym.ABode Canterbury, in the very heart of an ancient and historic city, is your home from home. ... more   less 
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