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Magnolia House

5.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   36 St. Dunstan's Terrace, Canterbury CT2 8AX, England
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Ranked #34 of 71 Canterbury B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
CHartkamp Amersfoort, The Netherlands
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Amersfoort, The Netherlands
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We slept in the garden room, it was accessible via a small corridor, in which a dressoir was standing in the way to comfortably enter the room. The room itself was large with an even as large bathroom. All very victorian furnished, with a four-poster bed filling the room. The next morning, the breakfast was good, well prepared. But we... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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128 reviews 128 reviews
67 hotel reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for one night. The place oozes English charm is that slightly overstuffed, Victorian way. We stayed in room 6 upstairs which with heavy cases is a bit of a haul. Our room was large and in impeccable condition, decked out in a kind of Laura Ashley English Manner house style. The bed and pillows were a bit firm... More

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This is a v.good quality B&B (rather than hotel). We stayed in the Garden Suite which had a large en suite bathroom. The room was spotless and comfortable. The breakfast was wholesome, cooked fresh and served hot. Located less than 10 mins walk from the heart of the town - specifically the Cathedral - so you can leave your car... More

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Dymchurch, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

My daughter and I stayed here 22/23 May 2014 on a spur of the moment decision. We are so glad that we picked this delightful B&B. It is an oasis of calm yet only 10 minutes walk from the High Street. Our room at the back of the house was gorgeous, spacious, clean and beautifully decorated. Everything was perfect, quality... More

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Edinburgh
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Just stayed three nights at Magnolia House. It is a charming B&B and is close to the centre of Canterbury (10 mins walk from the High Street). It is also convenient for Canterbury West train station and buses to Whitstable, Swalecliffe etc. No need to worry about what you might have forgotten to pack - a great range of toiletries... More

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New Haven, Connecticut
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

I'm American but living in London, and I this B&B made me feel like I was very much in England-- in a house with lots of history, a helpful but not in-your-face owner, and a quintessentially English breakfast. Our room was cozy and made us feel like we were guests in someone's home, but with modern touches (like the very... More

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

I booked a Friday and Saturday night stay for my partner's birthday. I always book hotels but decided to give a b&b a try for a more personal touch. I almost instantly regretted my decision as when we arrived the owner greeted us very coldly, told us where to park, sit etc with very little warmth. I really did feel... More

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Goff Oak
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

We stayed overnight whilst meeting friends in Canterbury. Chose this B & B based on trip Adviser and ability to park the car. Cannot overstate our pleasure at having found such a nice welcoming and well presented accommodation.( Unlike the experience of our friends who stayed at the other end of town). The room was furnished to a high standard... More

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Watford, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

Forget staying in hotels and get a sense of an extremely well presented B&B. As many others have said great attention to detail and fully deserving of its 5 stars. Nothing seemed to be too much trouble. We followed up her good suggestions like eating at The Goods Shed which is beside the station. Deeson's in Sun Street is recommended... More

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Poole, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

I have been meaning to write this for a while to say how wonderful our impromptu visit was! We stayed here last minute and were really happy with what we found. The room was gorgeous, with a lot of thoughtful touches, clean and cosy. The shower was great and the bed very comfy. The hostess was very welcoming and went... More

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Address: 36 St. Dunstan's Terrace, Canterbury CT2 8AX, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Canterbury
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Magnolia House 5*
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A five star gold award winning Georgian home, set in a quiet residential street ten minutes stroll from Canterbury city centre. It is close to the universities and public schools and is ideally situated for exploring the city, coastline or Kent countryside and is an ideal location for short breaks, long weekends or business trips. All of the guest bedrooms have been professionally designed with a close eye to detail to make your stay as relaxing as possible. ... more   less 
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