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Canterbury Cathedral Lodge

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The Precincts, Canterbury CT1 2EH, England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Durham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lovely peaceful hotel, right in the centre of the city but secluded from the antics of some very drunk young people Immaculately clean with nice rooms - some have a view of the Cathedral. For access, you have to go into the Cathedral grounds - we had quite a job finding our way in! Would love to go back.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Didn't use the hotel, but booked the refectory restaurant for an event with 30 guests. Everyone's choices were not given to the staff and so people had to re-choose on arrival. When the food arrived it was terrible, for the expensive menu the portions are pitiful (the vegetarian option of Butternut Squash gratin was a mere mouthful) and the food... More 

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Wakefield
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63 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed for one night here - a Monday night - on our trip and had never been to Canterbury before so chose this hotel based on Tripadvisor ratings and descriptions. Some reviewers had difficulty locating the hotel so we used Google street view to learn the route and enable us to drive straight to it without sat-nav. We were... More 

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Sandra H, Guest Relations Manager at Canterbury Cathedral Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Many thanks for taking the time to post a review. Your comments are greatly appreciated and I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us at the Lodge, although sorry that you were disturbed by the door. Our award winning breakfast uses fresh local produce where at all possible, so I am pleased that this... More 

Brussels, Belgium
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7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Every time we drive through the UK, we make a special stop at this hotel ... Absolutely stunning location with on site parking; delicious breakfast! The service is usually prompt and kind, although somewhat dependent on who is seated at reception - fresh gorgeous apples always available! The rooms enjoy a beautiful view of the cathedral and the nightly serenity... More 

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Sandra H, Guest Relations Manager at Canterbury Cathedral Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer It is wonderful to read that you enjoy our peaceful location within the Precincts and an honour to find that you make a special stop to stay with us! We continually monitor feedback in order to continue to improve the standards of service that we deliver and your kind comments are greatly appreciated. Thank you for also bringing... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's very close to the cathedral: actually inside the cathedral grouns. Perfect for walking around the old part of the town. It is also very quiet: there was a wedding going on when we got there but you couldn't hear anything, so that's a plus.

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Sandra H, Guest Relations Manager at Canterbury Cathedral Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Thank you for taking the time to post a review. Your comments are greatly appreciated and it is a pleasure to read that you enjoyed our location within the Cathedral Precincts. With kind regards Joanne Thompson More 

Southampton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Second visit in June to pack up daughter from Uni for the summer. Again, everything was outstanding during the single night stay. Would like to try and give Christmas time a go and see the town and Cathedral lit up.

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Sandra H, Guest Relations Manager at Canterbury Cathedral Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Many thanks for choosing to stay with us again & I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your return trip! We do hope to see you over the Christmas period when there’s a wonderful atmosphere in the Cathedral Precincts & City centre. The lights, trees and nativity are simply beautiful. With kind regards Joanne Thompson More 

Kent, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was treated to a romantic evenings stay here for my birthday back in February. The room was cosy with long windows showcasing the stunning view of the Cathedral directly opposite us, with comfortable window seats to soak in the atmosphere. Although the room was a bit on the small size, it was comfortable and warm and suited our needs... More 

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Sandra H, Guest Relations Manager at Canterbury Cathedral Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Thank you for choosing to celebrate your birthday with us here at the Cathedral Lodge. It is wonderful to read that you enjoyed your stay and your kind recommendation is much appreciated. I do hope that you are able to stay with us again in the future - please do request a room away from Reception at the... More 

Washington, DC
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58 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Canterbury Lodge Hotel is located within the precincts of Canterbury Cathedral. It is quiet here and has the peaceful atmosphere of a retreat house. Yet, once you cross the main cathedral gate, you know you are not in a typical retreat location. Instead, the hotel is ideally located at the very center of everything. The hotel is perfect for... More 

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Sandra H, Guest Relations Manager at Canterbury Cathedral Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Many thanks for taking the time to post such a complimentary review. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us - your kind comments are greatly appreciated. We do hope we are able to welcome you back to the Lodge if you return to Canterbury. With kind regards Joanne Thompson More 

Seattle
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28 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were here for three nights in late April and the place was great. The staff were very helpful with restaurant suggestions that turned out well, the breakfast was well done with cook to order and buffet options and the room was spacious and quiet. There is free parking next to the lodge, although it is a little tricky getting... More 

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Sandra H, Guest Relations Manager at Canterbury Cathedral Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer We very much appreciate your comments regarding your recent stay with us at Canterbury Cathedral Lodge. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback and I will of course share your comments with the rest of our Team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive... More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Tucked away inside the Cathedral grounds, so near to the hordes yet so far away. Wander round at your leisure or exit straight on to the High St. Great location. Very quiet. Spotless. Very welcoming. Will definitely be back here again.

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Sandra H, Guest Relations Manager at Canterbury Cathedral Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Many thanks for posting such a positive & succinct review! Your kind comments are greatly appreciated by the Team and we look forward to welcoming you back here again soon. With kind regards Joanne Thompson More 

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