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Deal, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went as part of a party of 11 for the Gala Dinner Christmas meal. I was shocked at paying £45 to be served a slab of pate with no toast, crackers or bread to eat with it, one piece of beef, 1 fondant potato and 1 cauliflower head both the size of an ice cream scoop, (oh to have a...

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Penang, Malaysia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a gem of a Hotel. Delightful setting, well appointed rooms, great location, wonderfully friendly and helpful staff, delicious food and a very comfortable lounge and bar. It is about 20 minutes walk to Kent and Canterbury Hospital, 10 minutes to the cricket ground and 10 minutes to the CityCentre.

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Mark C, Manager at BEST WESTERN Abbots Barton Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Delighted to read you enjoyed your recent stay with us and that everything was to your liking. Thank you for mentioning my team, they do always try to go out of there way to look after our guests. We hope to welcome you back soon. Kind Regards.

Kent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff at this hotel are amazing. Emma the wedding planner is the kindest most professional lady who goes out of her way to achieve perfection for the wedding couple. Chantal and Laura Paliulionyte (forgive the spelling ) and also the lady with the dark hair... Please forgive me for not getting your name.. I promise you in an international...

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Mark C, Manager at BEST WESTERN Abbots Barton Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Well what to say? Apart from thank you for the lovely review. I have passed your comments onto the whole team. Thank you for especially mentioning Emma, Chantal and Laura. We are delighted we were able to make the special couples day perfect. Kind Regards

Reviewed 1 week ago

The room was a good size and very clean with comfortable beds. We did miss the availability of a mini-bar as we just wanted to chill in our room rather than go down to the bar. Finding a parking space was a bit difficult when we arrived and we couldn't see any disabled spaces. I am a Blue Badge holder.

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Mark C, Manager at BEST WESTERN Abbots Barton Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I'm pleased to read that you found your room of a good size and clean. We do not have mini-bars in any of our room, but you are always able to order from room service to save having to go down to the bar. We have 2 disabled parking spaces to the right hand side...

Newmarket, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped at this hotel as it was a Best Western marque and we felt it would offer value and quality. We were not disappointed. Staff were gracious and the rate, 80 pounds, was reasonable in the off season. We left the car in the car park while we headed to the cathedral, the city centre was in easy walking...

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Mark C, Manager at BEST WESTERN Abbots Barton Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, It is always a delight to read that we have not disappointed and that our guests leave happy. Im pleased to see you made use of our best available rate, which is something we always recommend. Thank you for mentioning my team and our food offerings and pleased you enjoyed the creamy pumpkin soup. Kind...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A really lovely hotel just a short 10-15 min walk from Canterbury centre. Friendly and helpful staff, both on the desk and at breakfast. Rooms nicely furnished and well maintained, and a nice view out over the garden seating area. Overall a great stay.

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Mark C, Manager at BEST WESTERN Abbots Barton Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Delighted to read you enjoyed your recent stay with us, and that you found all my team to be friendly and helpful. We hope to welcome you back again very soon. Kind Regards

Woodham Ferrers, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A charming hotel. The room was clean if not a bit dated. The receptionist on our arrival was not the most efficient. Ideally located with Canterbury centre only a fifteen minute casual walk away. Overall a pleasant stay and would consider again if in Canterbury.

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Mark C, Manager at BEST WESTERN Abbots Barton Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Im pleased to read that you found us charming and our rooms clean. We are currently undergoing renovation works, and part of these plans is the full refurbishment of all our bedroom stock. I have passed over your comments about your arrival experience to my Front Office Manager to look into as we usually get...

eltham
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well situated, clean, nicely decorated, friendly staff, comfortable, quietish and close to the city centre. Downsides? For breakfast my smoked salmon was like a soggy lettuce and the scrambled egg was like runny porridge. Didn't try the evening meals but the dining room is a little dark and boring; when there are so many cheaper, varied and lively eateries in...

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Mark C, Manager at BEST WESTERN Abbots Barton Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Please to read that you enjoyed your recent stay with us. Apologies your scrambled eggs were not cooked to your liking, if you had let us know we would have gladly cooked them for longer for you. We ope to welcome you back again. Kind Regards.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the second time I have stopped here nice hotel, rooms are clean. Breakfast is fab best scrambled eggs I've had in a long time. Large free car park and about a 15 minute walk into town. Can't wait to see what the spa will be like when it's built

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Mark C, Manager at BEST WESTERN Abbots Barton Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Always nice to hear from returning guests and I'm pleased to read you find our rooms clean. Thank you for mentioning our breakfast offerings and delighted you enjoyed your scrambled eggs. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind Regards

Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at this hotel for one night while visiting our son who is studying here . Was very nice room , comfortable and the staff were very helpful . Would stay again and would recommend . Lovely setting and within walking distance to city centre . Have stayed at other best western hotels in other countries all a very...

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Mark C, Manager at BEST WESTERN Abbots Barton Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I'm pleased to read that you enjoyed your recent stay with us, and you found your room to be comfortable. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit to Canterbury. Kind Regards.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Center with Internet Access

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN Abbots Barton Hotel

Address: 36 New Dover Road, Canterbury CT1 3DU, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Canterbury
Price Range: $78 - $164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN Abbots Barton Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 40
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“Top floors will have no one above to produce creaks!”
 of 5 bubbles alasg3, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“choose upper floors to the side and the rear of the building, with Elevator Access etc”
 of 5 bubbles 170hermannb, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Rooms on the ground floor are easier to navigate”
 of 5 bubbles R0bbie78, Oct 26, 2016 | Read review
“A room at the front rather than the back,”
 of 5 bubbles salopite, Oct 22, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms appear to be well insulated from neighbouring sound.”
 of 5 bubbles 481williame, Oct 11, 2016 | Read review
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