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Kipps Canterbury
2 out of 5
40 Nunnery Fields, Canterbury, England
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0.56 mi from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (77 reviews)

"One of the nicest hostels I've stayed in! Staff were friendly, the place was clean and they had everything I needed for my stay."…"

Reviewed on 7 Feb 2020

Kipps Canterbury
Becket Court - University of Kent
5 out of 5
University Road, University of Kent, Canterbury, England
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1.28 mi from city centre
4/5Very Good! (25 reviews)

"Very nice place to stay! you can also see the cathedral on the campus. The breakfast is excellent and you can take it like a brunch"…"

Reviewed on 21 Aug 2019

Becket Court - University of Kent
Forrester House
3.5 out of 5
8 Forester Close, Canterbury, England
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1.01 mi from city centre
3/5 (5 reviews)
Great space for a family weekend

"The house is great, and rooms were all exceptionally clean however there was a lack of crockery/mugs/cooking trays etc. We greatly enjoyed our stay and would book again. The check in process could be improved, the property manager did not reply to my messages and I had to call the helpline to confirm ..."…"

Reviewed on 19 Mar 2020

Forrester House
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Tyler Court - University of Kent
2 out of 5
Tyler Court, Darwin Road, Canterbury, England
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1.29 mi from city centre
4/5Very Good! (11 reviews)

"Very convenient access to Canterbury - buses run from the campus every 15 minutes or so into the centre of town. Wonderful friendly waitress in the restaurant. Very uncomfortable mattresses on the beds. Hot water was off for one of the days we were there. Breakfast expensive for what it was and ..."…"

Reviewed on 6 Sep 2019

Tyler Court - University of Kent
Petros Court
3 out of 5
Petros Court, Rhodaus Town, Canterbury, England
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0.29 mi from city centre
3.7/5Good! (35 reviews)
Basic Student Accommodation

"In case of any misconceptions, this is not a conventional hotel, it is student accommodation for Canterbury Christchurch University. The rooms are clean and cater for basic needs with en-suite shower rooms, but don't expect a TV or phone in the room, or even a kettle - you need to walk along the ..."…"

Reviewed on 14 Sep 2017

Petros Court
China Farm Barn
4 out of 5
2 China Farm Barn, Upper Harbledown, Canterbury, England
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2.22 mi from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (23 reviews)
Comfy room and great breakfast

"Perfect - thank you so much Anna!"…"

Reviewed on 17 Sep 2020

China Farm Barn
The Ebury Hotel
3.5 out of 5
65-67 New Dover Rd, Canterbury, England
The price is £100 per night from 21 Mar to 22 Mar
0.74 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (88 reviews)
A gem of a hotel with professional team.

"We enjoyed a stay at the Ebury Hotel in October. The staff were friendly and professional. They wore Covid masks at all times [and we saw no one removing or wearing under their chins!] and there was hand sanitizer available all around the public areas. Our twin bedded room was spacious with lots ..."…"

Reviewed on 31 Oct 2020

The Ebury Hotel
Footpath Cottages at Reynolds Farm
Reynolds Farm Road, Canterbury, England
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7.28 mi from city centre
Footpath Cottages at Reynolds Farm
Central Canterbury Apartment
3.5 out of 5
72 Union Street, Canterbury, ENG
The price is £80 per night from 1 Apr to 2 Apr
0.38 mi from city centre
Central Canterbury Apartment
Goss Hall Bed & Breakfast
3.5 out of 5
Goss Hall Ash, Canterbury, England
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9.42 mi from city centre
4.9/5Exceptional! (68 reviews)

"Our stay at Goss Hall was outstanding. Maggie, the owner, greeted us warmly upon arrival. The room was charming with lots of personal touches like tea/coffee/bottled water /biscuits/white robes. The room had a view of the fields and pond. The room was so bright and fresh in its decoration and absolutely ..."…"

Reviewed on 4 Nov 2019

Goss Hall Bed & Breakfast
Woolpack Inn
4 out of 5
The Street, Chilham, Canterbury, England
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The price is £85 per night from 1 Apr to 2 Apr
5.52 mi from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (182 reviews)
Chilham chill out

"Very pleasant welcome although we had booked a table for dinner at 7pm but were told that the kitchen closes at 5 30 on a Sunday and the bar at 7 30! The weather precluded any trip out to find another bar so we ended up in our room watching TV !"…"

Reviewed on 5 Oct 2020

Woolpack Inn
The Black Horse
3 out of 5
11-12 Orchard Street, Canterbury, England
The price is £56 per night from 4 Mar to 5 Mar
0.42 mi from city centre
3.8/5Good! (36 reviews)
A stay inn

"Good location, cosy inn, can check in anytime..would stay here again."…"

Reviewed on 10 Sep 2020

The Black Horse
The Coach House Canterbury
3.5 out of 5
34 Watling Street, Canterbury, England
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The price is £66 per night from 4 Mar to 5 Mar
0.18 mi from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (29 reviews)
Good hotel in good location

"Great location and a friendly manager too. Lovely spacious room (room one) on the first floor. Bed and pillows not too comfortable but only stayed two nights so that was ok."…"

Reviewed on 14 Aug 2020

The Coach House Canterbury
St. Stephens Guest House
3 out of 5
100 ST. STEPHENS ROAD, Canterbury, England
The price is £77 per night from 23 Mar to 24 Mar
0.56 mi from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (44 reviews)

"Really friendly B&B, only a 20 min walk from the cathedral and safe parking. Room was very adequate and breakfsst wss lovely."…"

Reviewed on 12 Dec 2019

St. Stephens Guest House
Hawthorn Farm Cottages
3.5 out of 5
Corner Drove, Ware, Ash, Canterbury, England
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8.57 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (8 reviews)

"Beautiful setting next to pear orchards. Steve and Tina were very helpful explaining all the Covid safety stuff before we arrived. The cottage itself was clean and tidy with a lovely private garden and well equipped with some very modern touches. All in all we were extremely impressed with the setup ..."…"

Reviewed on 17 Sep 2020

Hawthorn Farm Cottages
Canterbury Lodge
4 out of 5
63 London Road, Canterbury, England
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0.63 mi from city centre
4.9/5Exceptional! (71 reviews)

"Good location a short walk from city centre. Parking to front but we had to park on street once as car park full. Spotlessly clean, large room and shower room, quirky fittings and owner. Lovely breakfast. Hopefully ordering the day before (before 6.0pm ) is a temporary Coronavirus measure."…"

Reviewed on 8 Sep 2020

Canterbury Lodge
Best Western Abbots Barton Hotel
3 out of 5
36 New Dover Road, Canterbury, England
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0.61 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (593 reviews)
Very enjoyable stay close to Canterbury

"Arrived around 1.45 just before check-in and parked easily with no issues. Car park is large and although some web sites say parking is on a "first come first served basis" there really is plenty of space to park so do not worry about this. The hotel is just a 10 or 15 minute stroll to the centre ..."…"

Reviewed on 28 Sep 2020

Best Western Abbots Barton Hotel
ABode Canterbury
4 out of 5
30-33 High St, Canterbury, England
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0.03 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (996 reviews)
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 , ..."…"

Reviewed on 31 Oct 2020

ABode Canterbury
The Evenhill
4 out of 5
62 The Hill, Littlebourne, Canterbury, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £60 per night from 4 Mar to 5 Mar
3.42 mi from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (70 reviews)
Lovely quiet escape

"Impressed with the srandard of room and the en suite facilities although the accomodation was separate from the pub. Evenhills was chosen as a quiet rest having travelled to a few of the resrts and towns in kent during the day. The meal was to a good standard and the restaueant service was good. ..."…"

Reviewed on 24 Aug 2020

The Evenhill
Yorke Lodge Bed & Breakfast
5 out of 5
50 LONDON ROAD, Canterbury, England
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The price is £117 per night from 1 Apr to 2 Apr
0.63 mi from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (196 reviews)
Exceptional B&B

"My husband and I had the greatest stay. The location is very convenient, just a short walk to the town center. Vicky was very welcoming, the room was clean and I also had a very delicious breakfast in the morning. Thank you very much, we will definitely be back."…"

Reviewed on 5 Nov 2020

Yorke Lodge Bed & Breakfast
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Visiting Canterbury

History buffs will enjoy exploring Canterbury, and visitors give high marks for the cathedral and lively bar scene. This welcoming city also attracts tourists with its cafes. Top sights in the city include Canterbury Cathedral, St. Martin's Church and Marlowe Theatre.

  • There are 145 hotels and other accommodation options in Canterbury
  • The closest major airport is in London (SEN-Southend), 25.8 mi (41.5 km) from the city centre

Sightseeing and Staying in Canterbury

Cultural venues in the city include Marlowe Theatre, The Canterbury Tales and Royal Museum and Art Gallery. Attractions like Wingham Wildlife Park and Howletts Wild Animal Park are fun for everyone, not just kids. Its cathedrals and historic sites are notable and landmarks include Canterbury Cathedral, St. Martin's Church and Westgate Gardens and Towers.

In Dover, there are 145 hotels and other accommodation choices to make planning easier for your perfect holiday retreat at an affordable rate. These are highly ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Renville Oast - Amenities at this 4-star bed & breakfast include free parking. It's a favourite with Expedia travellers for its breakfast and clean, comfortable rooms.
  • Harriet House B&B - Our customers like the convenient parking and central location at this guesthouse. With a stay at this 4-star guesthouse, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and free parking, along with free WiFi.
  • Yorke Lodge Bed & Breakfast - This 5-star bed & breakfast features free breakfast, free WiFi and free parking. Expedia customers like its convenient parking and clean, comfortable rooms.

In the surrounding area, top places to visit include Royal St George's Golf Club, 12.8 mi/20.7 km from the heart of the city, and Dover Museum, which is 14.7 mi (23.6 km) away.

Getting around Canterbury

If you'd like to explore more of the area, ride aboard a train from Canterbury West Station, Canterbury East Station or Canterbury Sturry Station. Canterbury might not have as many public transport choices so consider a car rental to maximise your time.

Dressing for Canterbury

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 11°C during the day and 1°C at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 20°C, whilst the average at night is 4°C
  • July to September has daytime averages of 22°C with night-time averages of 10°C
  • Between October and December, you can expect daytime averages of 16°C and night-time averages of 3°C
  • About 26 millimetres of rain falls on Canterbury each year
  • Usually August and July are the hottest months with an average of 21°C, whereas February and January are often coldest, averaging 2°C

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Canterbury?
Renville Oast is a favourite with Expedia customers. This 4-star B&B offers free breakfast and free parking. Other top choices based on reviews include Canterbury Lodge and The City of Canterbury.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Canterbury, will I receive a refund?
Yes, you’ll find most hotel room reservations are refundable if you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before your arrival date. If you have a non-refundable reservation, you might still have the option to cancel and receive a refund within 24 hours of booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to get the best deals available in Canterbury.
What's the best budget-friendly accommodation in Canterbury?
Based on reviews, Keynes College-University Of Kent is a popular 2.5-star hotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free full breakfast and free WiFi. Other good choices for your budget-friendly stay include The King’s Head and Kipps Canterbury.
What's the best hotel for families in Canterbury?
Holiday Inn Express Canterbury is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and free breakfast. Other options for your family trip include Goss Hall Bed & Breakfast and Castle House Hotel. Also, attractions such as Wingham Wildlife Park and Howletts Wild Animal Park are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best hotel for a romantic holiday in Canterbury?
ABode Canterbury is a favourite 4-star hotel for couples, and features a restaurant and a bar. Other good choices for your romantic getaway include The Falstaff Hotel and Best Western Abbots Barton Hotel.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Canterbury?
Iffin Farmhouse Accommodation is a top guest house for people travelling with their pets, and offers laundry facilities and flat-screen TVs for its human guests. Two other good options to stay with your pet include Best Western Abbots Barton Hotel and Goss Hall Bed & Breakfast.
What are some accommodation options with pools in Canterbury?
The Canterbury Hotel is a popular 3-star hotel featuring an indoor pool, free breakfast and free WiFi. Broome Park Hotel is one more option that offers an on-site pool.
What is the best spa hotel in Canterbury?
Homelea Bed and Breakfast is a highly recommended spa hotel with a rooftop terrace. Why not spend some time relaxing in the hot tub? Other popular spa hotels in Canterbury include The Canterbury Hotel and Abbot’s Fireside.
How is it staying in Canterbury?
History buffs will enjoy exploring Canterbury, and visitors give high marks for the cathedral and lively bar scene. This welcoming city also attracts tourists with its cafes. Top sights in the city include Canterbury Cathedral, Marlowe Theatre and Wingham Wildlife Park. In Canterbury, there are 308 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.
What should I see while I'm in Canterbury?
Cultural venues include Marlowe Theatre, Gulbenkian Theatre and Royal Museum and Art Gallery. Attractions like Wingham Wildlife Park and Howletts Wild Animal Park are fun for everyone. The cathedrals and historic sites are notable and landmarks include Canterbury Cathedral, Westgate Gardens and Towers and St. Lawrence Ground.
What's the best way to get around Canterbury?
If you want to travel outside the city, take a train from Canterbury West Station, Canterbury East Station or Canterbury Sturry Station. Canterbury might not have very many public transport options, so consider renting a car to explore more.
What's the seasonal weather in Canterbury?
The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 16°C, while the coldest months are January and February, with an average of 5°C. Average annual precipitation for Canterbury is 699 inches.

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