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Bijou Abode - Chaucer House

15 The Friars, Canterbury CT1 2AS, England
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Ranked #41 of 71 Canterbury B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Hove, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful experience we had at this boutique hotel. It is right in the heart of Canterbury, opposite the Marlowe Theatre. We travel a lot with work and found the room reminiscent of the best Marriott hotels that we stay in overseas. We particularly liked the wet room, complete with slipper bath. The shower was fab. The room was... More

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Essex
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Needs attention to detail. The concept is excellent, a well positioned town house well furnished and very comfortable albeit that the “Parking” is a bit of an issue but I could live with this. However the cleanliness and maintenance of the house is well below the standard claimed by a 4 star establishment. On arrival in our bedroom I found... More

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Martin B, Owner at Bijou Abode - Chaucer House, responded to this review

We are really sorry to here that your experience was not up to standard. We pride ourselves on attention to detail and in that respect we have just had our AA audit and even won an award! We provide the staff with a detailed checklist that, if followed, ensures that a very high standard is maintained and that any unserviceability,... More

London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
131 reviews 131 reviews
44 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Found this hotel on booking.com but wish I had read TA first as all comments below are accurate about not being manned etc - room was lovely but on reflection and looking at other hotels really overpriced for what it is. On arrival in Canterbury at 1pm couldn't check in until 2pm so had to pay 2 hours in another... More

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Martin B, Owner at Bijou Abode - Chaucer House, responded to this review

I am afraid this is really a case of not reading the terms and conditions before booking! We have a published check in time of 3pm and as this guest was tying to check in at 1pm we managed an early 2pm check in and are given a bad review! Price point is in line with other 4 star accomodation... More

London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

My partner and I stayed here for a birthday celebration. Although there was no one there to meet us (which we were fully informed of before we arrived) we received an email and text with the door code. Upon arrival an afternoon tea tray and fresh coffee was waiting for us, as well as a personalised information sheet by the... More

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Martin B, Owner at Bijou Abode - Chaucer House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind comments. Martin. More

mexico
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

Canterbury is not big like Brighton so most hotels of any price also have a "great location". I feel it is very overpriced and I wish I had booked Abode on the main high street for proper standards. This has no staff, so you automate your checkin with an electronic key entry - which is fine and private. We arrived... More

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Hampshire
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19 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

We stayed for two nights.We agree with the previous reviewer who complained about parking.We couldn't find any 24 hour parking so we settled for the nearest car park (north of the Marlowe Theatre)at £1.10 an hour it was quite expensive(you don't pay between 9pm and 7am)but I still had to rush out at the crack of dawn to put more... More

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Martin B, Owner at Bijou Abode - Chaucer House, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments and hope to see you again soon! More

Medway towns United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

Great area, if your a light sleeper then noises from outside by keep you up for a while (eg, people coming out of the marlow' Luckily we was the Only ones booked so we had the place to ourselves. The place itself is large, comfy, well designed. The bathroom was amazing (loved the bath) the bed was huge and so... More

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Cupar, Scotland, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
21 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

Needed a central place in Canterbury for 4 nights and this definitely hit the mark. Central and quiet. Room was excellent, huge comfortable bed, fab bathroom. Breakfast was fresh and cooked to order. With a great lounge area and use of kitchen if needed it really felt like a home from home. As it was a business trip the wi-fi... More

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Trefnant, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

The quality of the accommodation lived up to our expectations; lovely room, great big comfortable bed, and gorgeous bathroom. It was nice to be able to use the living room and kitchen, it was like staying with friends. The location was great for exploring Canterbury, although it is shame the parking in Canterbury is so poor that you have to... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013

We spent a night in Bijou Abode and it totally exceeded our expectations, the bed was huge and the quality of the rooms, furnishing and decoration was fabulous, it was a joy to stay there, right in the middle of Canterbury centre, you really couldn't want for more, the breakfast was excellent. I wanted to move in and never leave.

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Address: 15 The Friars, Canterbury CT1 2AS, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Canterbury
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Room Service Suites
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Ranked #41 of 71 B&Bs / Inns in Canterbury
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
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