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The White House

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My boyfriend and I have stayed here quite a few times now and love to go back for a restful getaway. We always get looked after by Adrian and Sharon who can't do enough for us. So accommodating and welcoming. The rooms are lovely and clean and so nicely done. I would recommend this hotel to everyone that wants a... More 

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Mammoth Lakes, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I reserved the room by telphone from Madrid, as I was taking my son to University, Adrian seemed really nice over the phone. On the day of arrival everything went wrong.There was a delay in our fight it took forever to get to Canterbury due to heavy traffic, there were huge queues in the university and it was pouring down... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Snug Double we stayed was small in size but still very comfortable. The location is excellent. It is in the heart of the city where there are many restaurants and bars nearby but still very quite as the White House is located in a small lane. Adrian is super helpful with everything. Decoration is tastefully done. Breakfast is delicious.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

We have stayed in The White House on two occasions. Both times we have been impressed by the comfort of the rooms (especially the lovely big bath!) and the welcome of the owner Adrian. A warm welcome, even after we telephoned 4 times after getting lost! and nothing is too much trouble. Fantastic location, just off of the high street... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stayed here back in 2013 on the night before and night of our wedding. We hired out the entire house for us and a few guests and no-one was disappointed. The house is immaculate and beautifully decorated throughout. The staff/owners were brilliant, friendly, easy going and very accommodating for our needs. It's in the heart of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

I stayed here the night before my wedding, and my wife and I stayed the evening of our wedding. The owner, Adrian, made us feel incredibly welcome and we both absolutely loved the place. The room we stayed in was beautiful and very comfortable, and the whole house is lovely inside and out. When Adrian found out it was our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

The White House is an easy walk from the train station, pulling a light roller bag. The location for exploring all Canterbury has to offer is superb. Adrian is welcoming, hospitable, friendly, cheerful and very helpful with suggestions - he is local! Breakfast is excellent (loved the mushrooms on toast), our room spacious with a spacious ensuite bathroom. Thank you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Fantastic stay. 5 * Highly recommend. Adrian is the perfect host, welcoming, friendly & very helpful. The White House is in a perfect location to everything you want in Canterbury. My stay from start to finish was nothing but easy, I will definitely be staying again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Consistently excellent every time we have stayed. This place has superb featured rooms, the cleanliness is excellent as is the customer service. The decor and history of building bring extra dimension as Canterbury is a heritage city. The breakfast is made of top quality ingredients and superbly cooked again on a consistent basis. We have recommended friends and global work... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the White House for 2 nights and were extremely impressed with everything. Adrian was fantastic from the moment we arrived. He made us feel very welcome. The room was great, very spacious with a huge bed and lovely furnishings. Breakfast was great, with Adrian being very attentive. All in all it was definitely the best bed and... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
If you enjoy staying in stylish accommodation, with all those extra little personal touches that make you feel special as a guest, then welcome to The White House. The property is an elegant Grade II listed Regency Town House, originally reputed to have been the retirement home of Queen Victoria's Head Coachman and built in 1825. Our 4 Star Highly Commended accommodation is especially suited to discerning guests seeking a small intimate property (regrettably we do not cater for children) and its ideal location, within the City walls, is an added bonus for those who enjoy soaking up the vibrant atmosphere of a University city and who appreciate good old fashioned personal service to the impersonality of national hotel chains. Rooms are furnished to ensure maximum guest comfort - large cosy beds to fall into after a hard days sightseeing, soft pillows, with cool contemporary white linens and quality furnishings to ensure a real 'home from home'. A few minutes walk (literally!) will take you right into the main High Street, so we are perfectly situated to browse all the best shops, restaurants and of course a 'must see' visit to the Cathedral and perhaps take in a show at the stunning new Marlowe Theatre.Parking couldn't be easier - across the road in the Pound Lane Car Park - with concessionary vouchers available to our guests at £6.00 for 24 hours ... more   less 

Additional Information about The White House

Address: 6 St. Peters Lane, Canterbury CT1 2BP, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Canterbury
Price Range: $91 - $169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The White House 4*
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
The White House Hotel Canterbury
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