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Cathedral Gate Hotel

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36 Burgate, Canterbury CT1 2HA, England
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17 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

I chose this hotel based on all the trip advisor reviews so am surprised that we do not at all agree with the high ratings. Keep in mind we are older travelers who value peace and quiet at the end of a busy day. If that is not you, then ignore my review. The hotel is very well located. It's... More 

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Steyning, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I had a room high in the roof, and a tiny dormer window looked out over a paved area. Good atmosphere - people were sitting eating and listening to a talented busker playing classical and popular music on the guitar. Not en-suite, but comfortable enough with two shower rooms just along the corridor. Unfortunately the road sweepers woke me up... More 

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Thank godfrey638
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

PROS: Proximity to the cathedral - the back gate exits onto the Cathedral grounds. There is a complete bar within the facility with multiple venues both inside and outside the B&B at which one can enjoy one's libation. The front door opens onto the towne square. Our room was adequately sized and tastefully decorated. Our bags were dropped off early... More 

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Thank gghaas
Williamsburg, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed here because I was on a research trip to prepare for a study trip with students in March 2018. I chose this hotel because of its proximity to Canterbury Cathedral and because it's in a building that dates back to the fourteenth century. Yes, there are lots of steps, so this is not the hotel for anyone with... More 

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Thank williamsburgfoodie
London
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Cathedral Gate is a pleasant budget hotel in central Canterbury, literally next to the Cathedral's gate. The amenities are basic and the toilet and shower facilities are shared. The rooms are clean and comfortable, and there's a complimentary continental breakfast available. The hotel has lots of staircases, so it's not suitable for people with mobility problems.

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Thank Steelclaws
Redcar, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I would agree with the positive reviews about this hotel. It is all about the location, it cant be beaten, and it is full of character with creaking sloping floors. My only negatives would be that our room facing the main street in the mornings was you do get early morning deliveries just coming below your window which can wake... More 

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Thank RoyPartington
Dorset
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked 3 rooms for my daughters graduation. It's all been said before but if you: want an excellent central location, like somewhere with a bit of character and don't mind sloping floors and other compromises that go with an old building this is a great place to stay. Twilight room - suited our girls, who loved the name of... More 

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Thank ROKALO
Leicester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I received good service from this hotel, when I arrived the hotel staff kindly carried my bag to my room and also did the same when I left. The room was clean. The hotel was in a good location close to the shops and in the city centre. The hotel is opposite a pub which meant it could get a... More 

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Thank 588Paula
Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely old hotel; fantastic location 100 yards from the Cathedral and right in the middle of the shopping area. Really friendly reception - I went to leave my bag and found I could check in 2 hours early which was excellent as I was soaked! Shared bathroom was, in fact, not shared with anyone; everything lovely and clean and convenient.... More 

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Thank greensideknits
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You absolutely can't beat the location -- it is right next to the Cathedral and in the middle of the shop/restaurant area. Very fun. The hotel itself had nice rooms and showers -- and the staff was very, very helpful. But do be warned -- this is an old building with narrow steps, meandering corridors (we had to walk on... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
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Additional Information about Cathedral Gate Hotel

Address: 36 Burgate, Canterbury CT1 2HA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Canterbury
Price Range: $96 - $155 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Cathedral Gate Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 24
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