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Cathedral Gate Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   36 Burgate, Canterbury CT1 2HA, England
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Ranked #3 of 18 Hotels in Canterbury
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
johnjuliexx09 Birchington, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Birchington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

me and my husband stayed at Cathedral Gate Hotel on sat 13th sep 2014 stayed in the room with the 4 poster bed was a lovely room and staff were very helpfull and friendly would recomend a stay at this hotel

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London, United Kingdom
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at this hotel over the bank holiday and were blown away by the building built adjacent to the entrance gate of the cathedral in the Buttermarket. We loved the historic feel of the place 15th Century timber and sloping floors and all that. The location was the best being in the centre of historic Canterbury with St Augustines... More

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CathedralGateHotel, Owner at Cathedral Gate Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post such a lovely review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to welcome you back one day Kind Regards Debbie More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Can't beat the location and charm! Stayed in Tranquility and had Cathedral views from our windows and an ensuite bathroom. The dining room was very quaint with one room on such a slant that it's a marvel the plate ware didn't slide off the tables! Really enjoyed our night here.

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CathedralGateHotel, Guest Relations Manager at Cathedral Gate Hotel, responded to this review

Dear reviewer, Thank you for the lovely review -- we're delighted to hear your stay with us was enjoyable! We look forward to welcoming you back when you're next in Canterbury. Kind regards, Iida Cathedral Gate More

Gloucester, England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for the weekend and must say was very pleased. Quite hard to find as no signpost that was obvious from the street, however the cleanliness was second to none. Bedrooms very comfortable and staff very friendly. The only thing that was dissapointing was the full English breakfast for £7.50 - not very good value. Choose the free continental breakfast!!!

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CathedralGateHotel, Guest Relations Manager at Cathedral Gate Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Su L, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay here at Cathedral Gate. I'm pleased to hear that overall your stay with us was an enjoyable one. I'm sorry to hear the Full English breakfast was a disappointment as we usually receive compliments for them. We actually have a hanging sign above our doorway, but I... More

Brighton, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here asa family last weekend to celebrate my mothers 80th birthday. The couple who run the hotel are totally charming and as I had told them in advance gave her the best room in the hotel with a 4 poster and left flowers and a balloon in her room ( which they did without me asking). Breakfast which... More

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CathedralGateHotel, Guest Relations Manager at Cathedral Gate Hotel, responded to this review

Dear wsusan3161, Thank you for reviewing your stay here at Cathedral Gate. We are glad we got to be a part of your mother's 80th birthday weekend. I'm sorry to hear the streetlight disrupted your sleep. We will look into this and see if there's anything more we could do to block the light out of the room. I'm pleased... More

Houston, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Let's be honest, you don't stay here because it is the greatest, most luxurious hotel. You stay here because it is old and creaky and right next to the Canterbury Cathedral. As in almost inside of Canterbury Cathedral. We were missing towels when we first arrived and the shower drain was clogged, but the fabulous staff more than made up... More

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CathedralGateHotel, Guest Relations Manager at Cathedral Gate Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Emily Y, Thank you for the review. I'm glad to hear that despite some hiccups your stay with us was enjoyable. I do apologise for the problems you experienced during your stay here -- we check the rooms and the bathroom and toilet facilities routinely, but on a rare occasion, something gets missed. We do our very best to... More

Dubai
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Could not have been happier with my choice, I came to Canterbury to photograph the cathedral and its stained glass, my room overlooks the cathedral at a distance of 200 feet over the cathedral precinct. The town is lovely, the people are friendly and cheerful, the Cathedral Gate is spotlessly clean, wonderfully helpful staff, everything you could possibly want in... More

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CathedralGateHotel, Guest Relations Manager at Cathedral Gate Hotel, responded to this review

Dear drkiracofe, Thank you for the wonderful review! We couldn't agree with you more about the room Joy -- it has the most beautiful views over the Cathedral precincts. It was an absolute pleasure having you stay here with us, and we do hope that we see you again in the future. Kind regards, Iida Cathedral Gate More

London, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Old building full of character, with sloping floors, oak beams and steep winding staircases - not disabled-friendly! Superb central location, but away from the noisier areas (which, on a Saturday night, include St Peter's St/High St and the far end of Burgate towards the city walls).The rooms are not numbered but have names such as 'Tranquility' and 'Chimes'. I had... More

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CathedralGateHotel, Guest Relations Manager at Cathedral Gate Hotel, responded to this review

Dear reviewer, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely and thorough review. We're so happy to hear your stay with us was enjoyable, and do hope to see you return in the future. Kind regards, Iida Cathedral Gate More

Sudbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here on a Saturday night for my partners birthday. Hotel staff were professional, helpful and polite. Room exceptionally clean with very comfy bed, nice duvet and comfy pillows. Bed could have been a bit bigger but that's the only minor thing. Views of the cathedral from the terrace area at the back of the hotel are stunning, especially when... More

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CathedralGateHotel, Guest Relations Manager at Cathedral Gate Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Vickie G, Thank you for the fantastic review -- it's great to hear you and your partner had a great stay here with us. I will pass on your kind words to the rest of our team, and we look forward to welcoming you back! Kind regards, Iida Cathedral Gate More

London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have just spent a night at the Cathedral Gate Hotel during a weekend sightseeing trip to Canterbury. The Hotel is old and rambling – several buildings joined together – and I had a single room on the top floor at the back, overlooking the Cathedral. My room was small but really nice - comfortable, clean, with a bed, desk... More

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CathedralGateHotel, Owner at Cathedral Gate Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post such a thorough review. We are pleased to know that overall you had an enjoyable stay at the Cathedral Gate hotel. On the whole our wifi works well but I am aware from my staff that there were problems on the night you stayed. We were however unaware that the blinds squeaked... More

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Address: 36 Burgate, Canterbury CT1 2HA, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Canterbury
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Cathedral Gate Hotel 3*
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