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In-room safe, desk, free WiFi
In-room safe, desk, free WiFi
In-room safe, desk, free WiFi
In-room safe, desk, free WiFi

3.9/5 Good

Guests rated this property 4.2/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
  • Business Services
  • Parking Available
  • Bar

Cleaning and safety practices

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

Explore the area

    Popular LocationSt. Dunstan's Church4 min drive
    Popular LocationMount Ephraim Gardens6 min drive
    Popular LocationUniversity of Kent6 min drive
    AirportLondon (SEN-Southend)73 min drive

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  • Room, 2 Single Beds, Non Smoking

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Single Beds
    More detailsRoom, 2 Single Beds, Non Smoking
  • Room, 1 Double Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking (Wheelchair)

    3.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsRoom, 1 Double Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking (Wheelchair)
  • Standard Room

    4.2/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsStandard Room
  • Room, 1 Double Bed with Sofa bed, Non Smoking

    4.2/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 Double Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed
    More detailsRoom, 1 Double Bed with Sofa bed, Non Smoking

About this area

Canterbury

Holiday Inn Express Canterbury is located in Canterbury. Boughton Golf Club and Whitstable Harbour are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those looking for area attractions can visit Wingham Wildlife Park and Howletts Wild Animal Park. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at St. Lawrence Ground or Lydden Hill Race Circuit. Take the opportunity to explore the area for outdoor excitement like hiking/biking trails.
Visit our Canterbury travel guide
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • St. Dunstan's Church - 4 min drive
  • Westgate Gardens - 5 min drive
  • Westgate Gardens and Towers - 5 min drive
  • Mount Ephraim Gardens - 6 min drive
  • University of Kent - 6 min drive

Getting around

  • Canterbury West Station - 5 min drive
  • AirportLondon (LGW-Gatwick) - 64 min drive

Restaurants

  • Great Room — 1 min walk
  • Cafe St. Pierre - 4 min drive
  • A La Turka - 5 min drive
  • Refectory Kitchen - 5 min drive
  • Cafe Des Amis - 5 min drive

About this property

Holiday Inn Express Canterbury

3-star hotel with free breakfast and restaurant
This hotel features a restaurant, a bar/lounge and self parking. Free buffet breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Other amenities include a business centre, concierge services and a 24-hour front desk. All 89 rooms offer free WiFi, coffee makers and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Other amenities available to guests include portable fans, hairdryers and safes.
Holiday Inn Express Canterbury offers 89 forms of accommodation with a safe and coffee/tea makers. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels and pay-per-view films. Bathrooms include a shower and hairdryers.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

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
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows standard sanitisation guidelines of Clean Promise (IHG)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
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
Gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast and dinner
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

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

Parking and public transport

  • Self parking: GBP 3 per night
  • Electric car charging station

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast available daily 6:30 AM–9:30 AM
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar

Conveniences

  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French

Business services

  • Business centre
  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Heating
  • Portable fan

Bathroom

  • Hairdryer
  • Shower

Entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Films for purchase
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Phone
  • Safe

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - 3 PM
Express check-in

Check-out

Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
Due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, this property can only accept bookings for essential travel or stays. You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

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.

  • Self-parking fee: GBP 3 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; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQIA friendly)

Property is also known as

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Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Holiday Inn Express Canterbury and receive a full refund?
Yes, Holiday Inn Express Canterbury offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Holiday Inn Express Canterbury cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Holiday Inn Express Canterbury?
As of 25 Nov 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Holiday Inn Express Canterbury on 6 Dec 2020 start from £39, 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 Holiday Inn Express Canterbury pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Holiday Inn Express Canterbury?
Self-parking is available for GBP 3 per night.
What time is check-in at Holiday Inn Express Canterbury?
Check-in is from 3 PM - 3 PM.
What time is check-out at Holiday Inn Express Canterbury?
Checkout is at noon.
Where is Holiday Inn Express Canterbury located?
Situated in Canterbury, this hotel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Mount Ephraim Gardens, St. Dunstan's Church and Westgate Gardens and Towers. University of Kent and Marlowe Theatre are also within 6 miles (10 km).
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1 - Terrible
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4.2/5

Cleanliness

4.1/5

Staff & service

3.9/5

Amenities

3.9/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
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Had a great stay, staff are so helpful and friendly, and breakfast was great. The place is clean and well presented, recommend this place to anyone who does not mind travelling into town.
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family and small children
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Front desk staff and restaurant staff were very helpful, polite and made sure they accommodated any requests we had. Hotel, restaurant and our room was clean to the highest standard. Lovely warm room, spacious.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
It was very friendly and we felt very safe. The room was lovely and clean .
Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
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Value for money, dropped of son to Uni. 3 of us stayed. Nice room, quite . Good breakfast.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

4/5 Good

Business traveller, Travelled with partner
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This place doesn’t look much from the outside but the staff are very friendly and the newly refurbished rooms are nice Food is of good value and the chief is a joy All in all good value Only one criticism you pay for a room then the real downer they ask you for £3 to park your car in the car park BLOODY CHEEK
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

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