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Pilgrims Hotel

18 The Friars | Kent, Canterbury CT1 2AS, England
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Ranked #15 of 18 hotels in Canterbury
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Bratislava, Slovakia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I really liked this hotel - it is old fashioned (no lifts, quite narrow stairs and corridors) and charming (we even had a four poster bed, which was very comfy) and the location is great. It is just off Canterbury high street. The staff were pleasant, the breakfast was good. This would be great if you were on a theatre... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is in a great location - close to the Cathedral, shops and other attractions. From the minute we arrived, the staff were polite and friendly. We had been to a wedding during the day so had pre-arranged a late check-in, which went smoothly. We were directed to our room, number 3, which is on the first floor at... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very pleasant experience for 3 nights at this hotel in July 2014. Stayed in the suite with the 4 poster bed which was spacious, clean and comfortable, as well as a very decent price. Bathroom was very big and modern. The breakfast is well served and tasty, nothing bad to say. Location wise, the hotel is unbeatable. close to the... More

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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Rang to book a table for 6.15 as we were seeing a show. Asked if we could get there any earlier as they would be busy. We rushed and arrived at 6.02. Then after waiting over10 mins for our drink order to be taken, went to the bar and ordered. Asked when someone would be over to take our food... More

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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We stayed for a long weekend to explore Canterbury, and Pilgrim's Hotel is bang in the centre of town, a short walk from all the attractions, and right opposite the Marlowe Theatre. Perfect location, and a character hotel - do not book if you expect a modern hotel: yes, there are creaky floors but it is clean, tidy and comfortable.... More

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I took my mother to the restaurant for dinner before seeing a show. After ten minutes of sitting at our table I had to go to the bar and ask for our drinks orders to be taken. After a further delay we finally had our drinks and our food order taken. We waited forty minutes and after I noticed that... More

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Wilmington, Delaware, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Second year at Pilgrims Hotel and certainly not the last! So enjoyed my stay last year that I had to bring my Mother this year! And the following years I will bring friends as well! Everyone is so nice and hospitable. Breakfast is included and a great variety to satisfy every palate! Thank you Jason, Wesley, John and everyone who... More

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Geleen, The Netherlands
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Bit of a mix up, my fault (didn't respond to a phone call from the hotel asking me to confirm my booking,) so we didn't get the room we had reserved. That said, these things happen and the manager did everything he could to help us, offering us several options he more than succeeded in pleasing two tired travelers. The... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

I didn't stay at the hotel, however I went to the restaurant and ordered a Fishermans pay (sea food pay) and my boyfriend ordered a beef pay and a goat cheese salad. The food was amazing; very recommendable to eat there in case you want a classic English pay.

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014 via mobile

We had booked for 2 nights. Asked to pay in full on arrival and additional costs for parking that we're not made clear on website. Rooms we're shabby,absolutely tiny,grubby carpet and whole place smelled stale. Decided not to stay and then only given 50% refund! Receptionist had awful attitude and this hotel is grossly overpriced compared to other,far superior ones... More

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Address: 18 The Friars | Kent, Canterbury CT1 2AS, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Canterbury
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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