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Overview of ABode Canterbury

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Premium bedding, in-room safe, individually decorated, desk
Premium bedding, in-room safe, individually decorated, desk
Premium bedding, in-room safe, individually decorated, desk

ABode Canterbury

4 out of 5

4.1/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
  • Breakfast available
  • Business services

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Social distancing

Explore the area

    Popular LocationCanterbury Cathedral3 min walk
    Popular LocationWestgate Gardens and Towers4 min walk
    Popular LocationSt. Augustine's Abbey9 min walk
    AirportLondon (SEN-Southend)87 min drive

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Sorry, this property is temporarily unavailable Thu, Dec 17 2020 - Sun, May 16 2021.

Fabulous Suite

No guest room rating
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 King Bed

Desirable Twin Room

4.3/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Single Beds

Comfortable Double Room

4.4/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

Enviable Double Room

4.4/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 King Bed

Desirable Double Room

4.6/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

Most Enviable Double Room

5/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 King Bed

About this area


Located in Canterbury, ABode Canterbury is in the city centre and near a train station. Canterbury Cathedral and Royal Museum and Art Gallery are local landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Whitstable Beach and Westgate Gardens. Wingham Wildlife Park and Howletts Wild Animal Park are also worth visiting. Break out the clubs and hit the links on a nearby golf course, or seek out an adventure with hiking/biking trails. Guests appreciate the hotel's central location.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Royal Museum and Art Gallery - 1 min walk
  • Weaver's House - 1 min walk
  • Canterbury Cathedral - 3 min walk
  • Westgate Gardens and Towers - 4 min walk
  • St. Augustine's Abbey - 9 min walk

Getting around

  • Canterbury West Station - 8 min walk
  • Gatwick Airport (LGW) - 72 min drive


  • County Restaurant — 1 min walk
  • AB Champagne Bar — 1 min walk
  • The Ambrette - 3 min walk
  • Olive Grove - 5 min drive
  • Old Weavers Restaurant - 5 min drive

About this property

ABode Canterbury

4-star romantic hotel, walk to Marlowe Theatre
A restaurant, a fitness centre and a bar/lounge are available at this smoke-free hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a coffee shop/café, 24-hour room service and a business centre. All 72 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi and 24-hour room service. For a bit of entertainment, guests will find LCD TVs with satellite channels, and other amenities include premium bedding and coffee makers.
ABode Canterbury offers 72 forms of accommodation with a safe and free newspapers. This individually decorated accommodation includes desks. Beds feature premium bedding. LCD televisions come with premium satellite channels.

Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit, designer toiletries and hairdryers. This Canterbury hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and an iron/ironing board. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a fitness centre.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Masks are required at the property
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Self parking on site (GBP 12.00 per night)

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast available for a fee daily 7:30 AM–10:30 AM: GBP 15.00 per person
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • Fitness centre

Family friendly

  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities


  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Multilingual staff
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French

Business services

  • Business centre
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference space


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Premium bedding


  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower/bathtub combination
  • Towels


  • LCD TV
  • Premium channels
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker


  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • Individually decorated
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Safe

Similar properties

The price per-night is based on the lowest price found within the past 24 hours for the next 30 nights. All prices include taxes and fees and are based on a 1-night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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Check-in from 3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11 AM
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Renovations and closures

This property is closed from 17 December 2020 to 16 May 2021 (dates subject to change).
The property is closed between 17 December and 10 January.

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: GBP 15.00 per person (approximately)
  • Self-parking fee: GBP 12.00 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash
This property reserves the right to pre-authorise the guest's credit card prior to arrival.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
Breakfast is available 8-11 AM on Sunday.

Property is also known as

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Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at ABode Canterbury and receive a full refund?
Yes, ABode Canterbury offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to ABode Canterbury cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at ABode Canterbury?
As of 20 Apr 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at ABode Canterbury on 18 May 2021 start from £84, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is ABode Canterbury pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at ABode Canterbury?
Self-parking is available for GBP 12.00 per night.
What time is check-in at ABode Canterbury?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM - 10:00 PM.
What time is check-out at ABode Canterbury?
Checkout is at 11 AM.
Where is ABode Canterbury located?
Located in the heart of Canterbury, this romantic hotel is steps from Royal Museum and Art Gallery and Marlowe Theatre. Canterbury Cathedral and Canterbury Christ Church University are also within 15 minutes. Canterbury West Station is 8 minutes by foot and Canterbury East Station is 10 minutes.

Overall score and ratings


Very good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 404 out of 996 reviews
5 - Excellent 41%
Rating 4 - Good. 380 out of 996 reviews
4 - Good 38%
Rating 3 - Okay. 137 out of 996 reviews
3 - Okay 14%
Rating 2 - Poor. 60 out of 996 reviews
2 - Poor 6%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 15 out of 996 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

1/5 Terrible

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Disliked: Room comfort
So disappointing
The most uncomfortable bed we’ve ever slept in. So soft we rolled into the middle. Pillows provide no support. Nice hotel overall very old building with a contemporary update though the rooms are very basic. Could hear very clearly the people talking (and snoring) in the next room. Parking is minimal very few spaces and unable to reserve in advance. Nice bar area and very well situated for all that Canterbury hasti offer.
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2020

4/5 Good

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2020

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Great location and spotless
Fantastic location and spotless. Everything is on the doorstep and parking too. During these strange times you felt safe here,as care had been taken to keep everything clean and as safe as can be. We had room 202, which was lovely but it was next to the lift, the head board was on the lift wall , which meant you were waken early as it was constantly in use from around 6am. Also it had a disabled friendly bathroom, which was fine but at 6 foot 4 this was not ideal, as you could either limbo or sit on the stool provided. When we complained the staff were friendly and helpful. I’m sure if we had said something earlier they would have moved our room. We would return here, but request a room away from the lift.
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2020

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Canterbury Abode def worth a visit
Quick and friendly check in, information letter with room cards explaining new procedures due to Covid Which was very handy. Our room was comfortable, especially the bed, good pillows. The aBode champagne bar had a lovely atmosphere, with a real fire burning, which was very welcoming as a cold and rainy day. Lovely old building with plenty of character, with modern aspects. The staff sanitised tables as customers left almost immediately, very good cleanliness throughout . All staff that we met were very polite ,helpful and professional, would definitely return.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

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