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Canterbury Hotel

3.0 of 5 140 Wincheap | Kent, Canterbury CT1 3RY, England (Formerly Thanington Hotel)
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Worthing, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very clean room and helpful staff. A long walk to town but not a problem for us. Have pool, very small but nice, did not try the sauna. Lucy was very pleasant Breakfast could be improved but we would stay again. Ask for a room away from the road noise.

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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed for a long weekend with my husband. The hotel is spotless, great location and friendly staff. The spa and the pool are also very nice and enjoyable. The breakfast wasn't anything special though and the deluxe room was not that impressive as value for money. What spoiled our stay a bit was a noisy party in the hotel,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Canterbury Hotel as a group of 17 as a hen party and the hotel couldn't have been more accommodating to our needs. We used the spa and the dining room for an evening murder mystery event and we couldn't have asked for nicer staff. The spa girls Lucy and Katherine were great and very professional both... More

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Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for one night on a miserable rainy day. Had really wanted a proper 'Spa' break but could not find a Spa Hotel in Canterbury. Booked this hotel as it had 'Spa' attached to it. It has a small indoor pool and sauna which were very clean and pleasant. Not a luxurious spa experience but good enough! We also had... More

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 via mobile

the hotel staff were very welcoming and accommodating. The room was well equipped and nice and clean. Not all the tv channels worked and the staff could not find me new batteries for the tv remote which was disappointing. The biggest problem was the room temperature 😔 it was unbearably hot!! With windows and curtains open we were still unable... More

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Hampshire
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49 reviews 49 reviews
32 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We chose the Canterbury Hotel for a group visit to Canterbury, and stayed 4 nights. Our members occupied the normal rooms, the suite, the four Poster, and the family room. We were all pleased with the standard, and the breakfast was well up to standard. The girls in reception were always very helpful, and they gave good advice when requested... More

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Sydney
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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 via mobile

I was really taken with this hotel. Only issue was that the room was a little too warm. Other than that everything was perfect. Lovely breakfast too. With cereal, fruit, yogurt and a full English breakfast.

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Toronto, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This is a lovely old hotel outside of the centre of town. The staff were uniformly wonderful. They provided welcoming, friendly service, and were able to answer any questions, provide suggestions, and generally help in any way. There is a beautiful courtyard garden and an indoor pool, which provide lovely relaxation at the end of a busy day of sightseeing.... More

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thanington, Public Relations Manager at Canterbury Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for leaving such a great in depth review for us, reviews like this one are a real help in attracting potential guests to stay with us as you really gave a wonderful insight into the positives of the hotel, especially regarding our customer service. I can only apologise for the humidity/heat issue with your... More

Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We were made to feel really welcome from the minute we arrived. The car park is a blessing as once parked we had no need to get back into the car until we left. Our room was spotless with a bathroom that looked brand new. A 10-15 minute walk to the city centre and we had a wide variety of... More

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Alex R, Public Relations Manager at Canterbury Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We’d like to thank you very much for such a wonderful review, it really means a lot to the staff when our guests go to the effort of doing so. We sincerely hope we see you again in the future! Kind regards, Alex More

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Fantastic spa, lovely staff ..I endulged in a hot stones massage ... well worth it! Looking forward to trying something else on the list on next visit. And only a 5 min walk into the heart of the City.

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Alex R, Public Relations Manager at Canterbury Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kathryn, Thank you very much for your review, it was lovely having you with us again, and the therapists will always be delighted to see you! Kind regards, Alex More

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Address: 140 Wincheap | Kent, Canterbury CT1 3RY, England (Formerly Thanington Hotel)
Location: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Canterbury
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Canterbury Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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