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Innkeeper's Lodge Canterbury

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Of all the hotels in Canterbury, few have as many stories to tell as this historic lodge, which has been providing a warm welcome to travellers for almost three centuries.With nine comfy rooms and its own cosy pub serving a menu of hearty, freshly cooked food, it's the perfect place to enjoy some rest and relaxation. Although there's so much to see and do you won't want to put your feet up for too long.Canterbury is one of England's most beautiful cities, and its jewel in the crown is Canterbury Cathedral, which is a pleasant half-hour stroll from the lodge, or just five minutes by car. You can also explore the intriguing shops of King's Mile, take a ghost tour, visit Canterbury University or take a summer boat-trip along the River Stour.There's plenty to keep you busy further afield in Kent, like wildlife spotting in Blean Woods or a day at the seaside in Herne Bay or Whitstable.
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Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Stayed here for our Anniversary , next to park & ride, our room was nice and clean the bathroom needs a bit of TLC (broken soap dispensers cracked tiles and damp on the ceiling ) the restaurant was lovely and spacious food was good though half the menu was not available ,
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Response from OldGateInn, Manager at Innkeeper's Lodge Canterbury
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you for your review John A. We have just undergone a remodel so the rooms look very different, we would love to see you visit the hotel now. We apologise for the lack of menu choice during your visit, we shall certainly take your comments on board and use them to improve in the future. We do hope we might see you again. Take care!
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Stayed here for one night with my partner as we had a night out in town planned. We booked here due to the price and the fact we could park, ok it's a £6 taxi to town or a good 30min walk. The pub and staff are lovely with a good range of drinks and offers the usual pub food
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Response from OldGateInn, Manager at Innkeeper's Lodge Canterbury
Responded Jan 4, 2019
Thank you for your review Mrjcarter, as of next week our rooms are being remodelled so please feel free to visit us again from February 2019 to experience our new and improved hotel rooms. We are glad you had a pleasant stay and hope to see you again soon. Take care!
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Family meal in here , was good, service was good , staff were ok, nice place was clean and tidy, beer was ok, wine was chilled,meal was good did nt wait too long for meal, staff very helpful, thank you, will be back
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Response from OldGateInn, Manager at Innkeeper's Lodge Canterbury
Responded Nov 8, 2018
Thank you for your kind review, we are so glad you enjoyed your visit with us, we hope to see you again very soon
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we stayed here for two days recently, when we arrived we found the staff very friendly and helpful ,our room was clean , comfortabl and being at the rear of the hotel quiet. we had a very tasty lunch ,with doughsticks as a starter with three different dips, I had a gammon
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Staff friendly but extremely disappointed with cleanliness of the bathroom (I have pictures of the filth around the toilet and shower but don’t wish to publish at this point) Manager agreed and apologised saying I would be refunded within a week - after 2 weeks I made contact
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Response from OldGateInn, Manager at Innkeeper's Lodge Canterbury
Responded Nov 8, 2018
Thank you for your honest review walkies61, we are so sorry and disappointed to here of such a poor experience to us. Could you please email us at your earliest convenience on how to contact you as our manager wishes to discuss this matter further with you. You can contact us at: oldgateinncanterbury@vintageinn.co.uk Thank you!
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Hi walkies61, could you please email us to our pub email address with details of how to contact you please?
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Hi Miss_HJ - would you please be able to contact the Old Gate Inn on 01227 829951 so we can discuss the date of your arrival and make any plans to get you a possible early check in?
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"Avoid Room 10!"
"As for a new room."
"Room overlooked outside seating area, bvery good."
"The hotel has lots of stairs and doors if you have mobility problems"
"Ask for rooms overlooking the car park because some rooms are on the road which is quite busy."
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PRICE RANGE
$84 - $109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United KingdomEnglandCanterbury
NUMBER OF ROOMS
9
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