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BEST WESTERN Abbots Barton Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   36 New Dover Rd, Canterbury CT1 3DU, England
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Ranked #7 of 18 hotels in Canterbury
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
dawgsig Newnan, Georgia
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Newnan, Georgia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed at the Abbots Barton two years ago and enjoyed our stay, but the service and food were not outstanding. We returned with a group in July 2014 and were amazed at the improvement. Everything was perfect. The food was excellent and the staff could not have been better. Great job! Frankly, the hotel deserves a 4th star!

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west chiltington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Although only 3 star, this is a first class hotel. Staff are truly excellent, rooms have everything one can need, including A/C, beds gave us the best nights sleep in months; The cuisine is of an exceptional standard, akin to nouveau cuisine in portion size (absolutely sufficient) and superbly flavoured and presented. Breakfast has everything on offer and again of... More

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Manchester
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at Abbots Barton for the second time in 2014 this weekend and were well satisfied. The staff were friendly and helpful throughout and the quality of the room and food represented good value. Would recommend this place to anyone looking for a well positioned hotel in Canterbury.

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Sidcup, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed at this hotel as a friend was getting married in Winter Barns, Canterbury, My partner and I arrived at the hotel at 12pm and had previously discussed on the phone that we could check in early and that there was a note on the account saying we could check in the best man and pick up his room key,... More

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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed at this hotel last night and had a leaving do dinner in the restaurant for one of my work colleagues. Both the food and service was fantastic and the room I stayed in was great, very clean and with a very comfortable bed. We ended up on the patio in until the early hours with drinks overlooking the... 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, it sounds as though this was a special evening and you all had a wondeful time. How nice to be able to sit out under the stars relaxing with your friends while enjoying your favourite tipple in our beautiful gardens, which is only a 10 minute walk from the city centre. I have... More

Epsom, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a really nice room, staff were very helpful. Restaurant as a bit limited in choice but reasonable value. Although WiFi was free it did involve signing up to a cloud service and reception was poor.

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

Thank you for your review. My team and I are very pleased you enjoyed your stay, we would do hope you plan a return visit. I noted your comment about the difficulty with the WiFi connection in your deluxe bedroom, if you would be so kind as to let me know which room number this was, as I would like... More

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32 reviews 32 reviews
25 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I arrived very late one night. It is a decent hotel, quite comfortable, free wifi, adequate comfortable warm rooms. Plenty of parking. But what really annoyed me was the menu in the restaurant. A single we-cant-give-a-damn vegetarian choice which is PERFECT if all you like are... aubergines! I asked if the chef might put something simple together for me, no,... More

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

Thank you for your review. I am pleased to hear that your experience of the hotel was a good one apart from the vegetarian comments. My apologies that you did not find a suitable choice for your evening meal, we have two main vegetarian dishes on the restaurant menu along with two fish choices, in the bar we have a... More

Northampton, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment we arrived we received friendliness and professionalism. The reception staff were helpful and went out of their way to make us feel at home. They then told us that our room was not quite ready and invited us to stay in the reception area and we were then given tea and coffee and told to choose a... 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 delighted all three of you had a wonderful stay at the hotel. I know Gypsy enjoyed her Chicken Jerky as she ate it all, Chef was only too happy to make these for her, along with offering you the very best of the local produce which we serve... More

Visé, Belgium
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Family trip on the way to Bath, with a stop in Canterbury. This hotel offered a family room, which is not so frequent. Not cheap, but good location and good service. This hotel can be recommended without any problem.

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

Thank you for your review. I am pleased you had a perfect stay, my team and I do like our guests to leave happy and would love to see you all again, should you return to Canterbury. Best regards Christine More

GLOSSOP GLOBETROTTERS
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have used this hotel for many years now for my business travels to the Kent area as it is always a pleasure to stay here which maybe is an unusual comment to make when you travel frequently on business. All the staff are really friendly and make your stay personal which is a nice touch. The reception staff always... 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, it is always a pleasure to know that our regular guests experience quality every visit. My team and I look forward to seeing you on your next trip. Best regards Christine 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*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service
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