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Canterbury Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   140 Wincheap | Kent, Canterbury CT1 3RY, England (Formerly Thanington Hotel)
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Ranked #1 of 18 hotels in Canterbury
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • 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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Lewes, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

What a perfect hotel very clean,staff very helpful nothing was too much trouble and the icing on the cake was the pool which stayed open till 9.30 in the evening and opened in time to have a swim before a lovely breakfast everything was perfect.

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We only spent one night in this hotel en route back to Luxembourg, but we were very pleased indeed with our choice. Staff were very friendly in all parts of the hotel, the room (albeit a little small) was very well equipped and decorated. Off-street parking was most welcome. And the breakfast was excellent, well cooked and presented with friendly... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lovely hotel, very friendly and helpful staff, only 5/10 minute walk to the city centre! Would recommend to family's or couples looking to stay in Canterbury. Free parking only issue is spaces are limited! Breakfast was lovely, shame the order had to be placed the night before.

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Islamabad, Pakistan
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best way to assess a hotel is the attitude of the staff - and you will be stunned if opting for the Canterbury Hotel. In all of my travels both at home and abroad - i have yet to find such an accommodating, friendly and courteous staff. On the whole, the hotel is comfortable - with spacious rooms, decent... More

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Chippenham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have stayed in hotels all over the world from budget to extravagant five-star and this hotel is one of the nicest I have stayed in. The rooms are pleasant and comfortable, the Spa treatments are excellent and reasonably priced, and the staff fall over themselves to be helpful. I will definitely be going there again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderfully fitted rooms, very friendly staff and a lovely little indoor pool with sauna to relax after a busy day of sightseeing. Within walking distance to the center of Canterbury. Free parking. Best booking yet!

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Chose this hotel on the basis of previous reviews and was not disappointed. All the facilities are first class and rooms, although compact, are beautifully fitted and appear to have been recently refurbished. With the singular exception of noisy seagulls, we experienced an excellent stay with good breakfast and a swim in the small pool to cool down following hot... More

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73 reviews 73 reviews
27 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We spent 2 nights at the hotel, and were extremely pleased with every facet! The room had all amenities, but was fairly small. Recently redecorated (throughout the entire hotel) the bathroom was spotless and well stocked with potions and lotions, and abundant fluffy towels. There is a very decent indoor heated pool available, and the cosy bar area meets all... More

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Worthing, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

From our first telephone conversation with the receptionist, Sam, which was followed by a thoughtful and informative email with details of Dog friendly restaurants until the morning that we left, everything was just right. We will certainly return ourselves and highly recommend to others. The room was a good size and very comfortable. Lots of tea and coffee also, thoughtfully,... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 via mobile

The room, the bed and the breakfast and the environment was just right for a great nights sleep. Clean, comfy and close enough to town to be convenient. The facilities are ample for a good nights stay and I will stay longer next time to take advantage of the Spa and pool. Room was roomy and really clean and the... 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*
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Combining Georgian elegance with excellent service, Canterbury Hotel offers a variety of 15 en-suite rooms. Facilities include an indoor heated swimming pool, bar offering extensive range of malt whiskies. Beautiful courtyard garden providing an oasis to relax in. Free wifi in all rooms and a secure car park. Breakfast and VAT is included in the tariff. Short walk to city centre and train station; ideally located for the Channel Tunnel and Port of Dover. Fantastic spa which will be available from November 2013. ... more   less 
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