Overview of Harriet House B&B

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In-room safe, individually decorated, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
In-room safe, individually decorated, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
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4.9/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 5.0/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking Available
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays

Explore the area

    Popular LocationWestgate Gardens and Towers13 min walk
    Popular LocationWestgate Gardens13 min walk
    Popular LocationMarlowe Theatre14 min walk
    AirportLondon (SEN-Southend)76 min drive
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About this area


Located in Canterbury, Harriet House B&B is in the city centre and near a train station. Notable landmarks in the area include Westgate Gardens and Towers and Canterbury Cathedral, and travellers wishing to experience a bit of culture can try Marlowe Theatre. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at St. Lawrence Ground or Lydden Hill Race Circuit. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including outlet shopping. Guests appreciate the guest house's central location.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Westgate Gardens and Towers - 13 min walk
  • Westgate Gardens - 13 min walk
  • Marlowe Theatre - 14 min walk
  • St. Dunstan's Church - 17 min walk
  • Canterbury Cathedral - 18 min walk

Getting around

  • Canterbury West Station - 11 min walk
  • AirportLondon (LGW-Gatwick) - 68 min drive


  • The Ancient Raj - 10 min walk
  • Penny Theatre - 10 min walk
  • The Thomas Tallis Alehouse - 11 min walk
  • Café du Soleil - 11 min walk
  • Wild Goose - 12 min walk

About this property

Harriet House B&B

4-star guesthouse near Westgate Gardens and Towers
Along with self parking, this smoke-free guesthouse has a garden and free breakfast. WiFi in public areas is free. All rooms are individually decorated and offer free WiFi and free bottled water. For a bit of entertainment, Smart TVs come with digital channels, and guests can also appreciate conveniences like fridges and coffee makers.
Harriet House B&B offers 7 forms of accommodation with laptop-compatible safes and complimentary bottles of water. Each accommodation is individually decorated. Guests can make use of the in-room fridges and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include a shower with a rainfall showerhead, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

This Canterbury guesthouse provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Smart televisions come with digital channels. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitiser provided
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

  • Uncovered self parking (surcharge)
  • Limited parking spaces

Food and drink

  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast available daily 8 AM–9 AM

Family friendly

  • Fridge

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping

Languages spoken

  • English


  • Garden
  • Terrace


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Heating
  • Linens
  • Portable fan


  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower
  • Towels


  • Digital channels
  • Smart TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Free bottled water
  • Fridge


  • Electrical adapters/chargers
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Individually decorated
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Local maps



Check in 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM and 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Early check-in subject to availability


Check-out before 10 AM
Late check-out subject to availability

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property
If you are planning to arrive after 8:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours will receive an email with special check-in instructions and an access code; your host will greet you

Access methods

Access code, host will greet you


No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant 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.

  • Late check-out fee: GBP 20.00 (subject to availability)

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
Safety features at this property include carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including stag and hen parties
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property
Alcohol is not served at this property

National rating

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitEngland, the National Tourist Board for England.

Property is also known as

Harriet House Hotel Canterbury
Harriet House Hotel
Harriet House Canterbury
Harriet House B&B Canterbury
Harriet Canterbury
Harriet House
Harriet House B B
Harriet House B B
Harriet House B&B Guesthouse
Harriet House B&B Canterbury
Harriet House B&B Guesthouse Canterbury

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Harriet House B&B and receive a full refund?
Yes, Harriet House B&B offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Harriet House B&B cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is Harriet House B&B pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Harriet House B&B?
Self-parking is available for a fee. Limited spots are available.
What time is check-in at Harriet House B&B?
Check-in is from 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM, and from 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
What time is check-out at Harriet House B&B?
Checkout is at 10 AM. Late checkout is available for GBP 20.00 (subject to availability).
Where is Harriet House B&B located?
Located in the heart of Canterbury, this guesthouse is within a 15-minute walk of Westgate Gardens and Towers and Marlowe Theatre. Canterbury Cathedral and University of Kent are also within 1 mi (2 km). Canterbury West Station is 11 minutes by foot and Canterbury East Station is 25 minutes.
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Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
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Amazing B&B - hosts were lovely and very welcoming. Place is very clean and homely, breakfast was superb! Location is perfect for exploring Canterbury.
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020

4/5 Good

Travelled with group
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Excellent stay - accommodating service - parking excellent - breakfast excellent , best croissants ever!
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

4/5 Good

Travelled with group
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Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2019

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
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Nice comfortable rooms, walking distance from the cathedral and town. I really like that they left chocolates and snacks for us!
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019

5/5 Excellent

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Nice welcome. Only a short walk to the Millers Arms and on into town. Clean and tidy. Good breakfast. Coffee machine in my room was great.
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019

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