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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 weeks ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment we arrived at this lovely hotel we were made to feel welcome. The staff were friendly and enthusiastic in telling us all about the hotel and delivered excellent customer service. The room 'Tranquility' was lovely, had everything we needed and more! A great view and a lovely comfy bed. We loved the historical feel of the place,... More

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London, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a lovely place to stay, with comfy, well-equipped rooms and incredibly helpful staff. Breakfast is delivered to your room on request - which you're going to want to take advantage of if you get a room with a good cathedral view. It's next-but-one to the main entrance to the cathedral so is convenient for all main sights in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here last night and it was a great place! Right in the centre, lovely old building - deceptively large! Clean, large room with new bathroom, power shower and 4 poster bed. Breakfast was filling (just had the continental) and service first class. Reasonably priced and even the drinks at the bar were super value! Highly recommend!

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Bangkok, Thailand
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32 reviews 32 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The name just tell you where to find the hotel.Do not imagine modern fancy one,think about home in front of the town square.You have the privilege of viewing the Cathedral from back of the hotel or perhaps from your room.The room with queen bed and bunk bed suit my family with 2 teens. Nice bedding and clean bathroom but a... More

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Bramley, Hampshire, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stay here once a year when in Canterbury for the Kent beer festival. Perfect location being on the doorstep of Cathedral Gate, opposite Butter Market in the heart if old Canterbury. Management and staff only too happy to help, great breakfast and very reasonably priced too! It's like going back in time with the maze of rooms, creaking corridors... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

My room was in the attic! It was a single room, you would never get a double bed in one so small.It boasted "Cathedral views" Well, I could see the towers! The building is very, very old and it was hard to find a bit of floor that was not on a slant. made one feel a bit tipsy! The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Stunning hotel (older than the Cathedral gate itself) run by a lovely couple whom did everything they could to make our stay memorable. Dont be put off by the shared bathrooms 9I must admit, I was a little when I read about it) but the bathrooms have just be redone and are stunning (The one on the top floor facing... More

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Hatfield, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
22 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

We had a very pleasant stay at the Cathedral Gate hotel for two nights in July. We were in the "Joy" room which has amazing views of the cathedral, which is right opposite. The room has not yet been refurbished but was nevertheless clean, with a comfy double bed and en suite bathroom. There were the usual amenities in the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I studied abroad at the University of Kent in Canterbury in 2011. During that time, I fell in love with Canterbury, and made lifelong friends and memories. I have been lucky enough to be able to come back and visit a couple of times in the past few years. During my last visit to this beautiful city, I stayed in... More

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52 reviews 52 reviews
17 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

This is an old building, with floors on three stories and a steep staircase. Has been fitted out to modern facilities to a very high standard. Wi fi works right up to the attic. Excellent view of the cathedral from one side but looks over a noisy square to the other side. Continental breakfast free, full English comes at extra... 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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