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BEST WESTERN Abbots Barton Hotel

3.0 of 5 36 New Dover Rd, Canterbury CT1 3DU, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

With ample free parking and within a short walk of the Cathedral this hotel deserves consideration. It's an attractive building in pleasant grounds, but inside it needs refurbishment. Décor in public areas is dated, to say the least. Nevertheless, it was clean and staff were friendly so give it a try.

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KENT
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here for 3 days as a rest up place on our trip from France to Dallas in Texas. The hotel accommodation and food were excellent. The staff were helpful and competent. This would be the only place in Canterbury that I will consider staying in on any future trips.

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Flayosc, France
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70 reviews 70 reviews
29 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed here for a couple of nights in January and it was quite enjoyable. The hotel is set in some very spacious grounds and very convenient for the city and cathedral of Canterbury; about 10 / 15 minutes walk away. Our room had been very freshly painted so was spotless and quite comfortable with everything you would need. The... More 

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Burnham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice old, quaint hotel with plenty of parking unless, I would guess, they have a function and within a 10 minute stroll of the centre of Canterbury. You can be outside the Cathedral in 15 minutes at a steady medium pace. Many, many restaurants and cafes within easy reach without a car. A cinema 5 minutes walk away too.... More 

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abbotsgm, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Abbots Barton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to write your review about your recent break in Canterbury. My staff and I are pleased you enjoyed the quaintness of the hotel, it is always a delight to hear such good comments about the decor. I see you chose one of our platter choices from the bar menu, so pleased you... More 

Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a suite on a winter break offer whilst visiting family in Canterbury. Separate lounge space was perfect for our son and allowed us some time in the evening to relax without disturbing him once he went to sleep. TV in each room, plenty of tea, coffee and milk and a lovely clean bathroom with a bath and shower.... More 

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abbotsgm, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Abbots Barton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much for your review. My team and I are pleased you and your family had a great second stay and we look forward to welcoming you back for the third time when you visit Canterbury. Best regards Christine More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff were extremely helpful and courteous. The room decor was a little unusual but quirky... A deep pink on the walls of a small sized room was not entirely relaxing and if you're in room 101, do not put anything on the bathroom's wide window seal ledge. My make-up bag was soaking wet in the morning (which affected one... More 

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abbotsgm, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Abbots Barton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Many thanks for your review on your recent stay with us. Room 101 is in fact in the old part of the hotel so the original house which was buit in 1830 and has many features of that era. It is very different from the other bedrooms in the main part of the hotel, there are 5 rooms... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly welcome and helpful reception staff. Bed comfortable, room clean with all the usual amenities. Restaurant staff happy to help and dinner was reasonable value for money as you can mix and match from the normal and a la carte menus. Breakfast choice was outstanding. Great location for visiting city centre and cathedral. Would definitely recommend and stay again

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abbotsgm, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Abbots Barton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your delightful review, so pleased you had an enjoyable stay. It always nice to be able to start the day with a good quality breakfast, we have many choices as you have experienced and I will pass your comments to the team. We look forward to welcoming you back to tjhe hotel in the future.... More 

London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted to spend a couple of days in Canterbury and booked into this hotel as we got an offer. We were upgraded on arrival and had a lovely suite for a very reasonable price. The hotel is very nice and the staff helpful. It is a ten minute walk from all the shops, pubs and restaurants (of which there... More 

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abbotsgm, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Abbots Barton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your review, my team and I are very pleased you had a great stay at the hotel. We look forward to welcoming you back. Best regards Christine More 

Warwickshire
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48 reviews 48 reviews
22 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed with friends using ourAmazon deal for 2 nights B&B each. The hotel is in a nice sitting, set back off a main road and is abou 10-15 minutes walk into Cantrbury itself. Staff were friendly and those who served us at breakfast were very efficient and welcoming. Breakfast was plentiful and well cooked so compliments to the chef.... More 

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abbotsgm, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Abbots Barton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your recent stay. My staff and I are delighted you had an enjoyable stay and the hotel was the perfect location for your to visit Canterbury. I was present when you checked out and I overheard your comment with regard to floorboard noise. I did explain that... More 

2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From our arrival at 6-45 pm on Friday the 9th of January my wife and I felt really comfortable the young man on reception could not have been more helpful he carried our luggage to our room whilst telling us how far we where from the center of Canterbury and places we may be interested in, the room was really... More 

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abbotsgm, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Abbots Barton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your lovely review,my team and I are delighted you both had a fabulous Ruby wedding anniversary weekend, the girls on reception are always willing to assist with gifts, cards, flowers etc. So pleased you sampled the evening menu, some very nice dishes on there at the moment. Ferenc, is the young man who helped you... More 

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Address: 36 New Dover Rd, Canterbury CT1 3DU, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Canterbury
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Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN Abbots Barton Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 40
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