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Canterbury hotels

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Low season April
High season August
  Average price (weeknight): $153
  Average price (weekend night): $155

cheapest month to stay

25%

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most expensive time to stay

106%

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When to book a hotel in Canterbury

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Top tips for finding the perfect Canterbury hotel

If you enjoy historical architecture, make sure to book a hotel next to the Canterbury Cathedral, such as the Canterbury Cathedral Lodge Hotel, which is only a 2-minute walk away. The Canterbury Cathedral is a medieval church that features Gothic-style architecture and has an extensive library that can be toured by visitors.
Interested in learning more about this region’s ancient history? Select a hotel next to the Canterbury Roman Museum, such as the Cathedral Gate Hotel, which is located a 3-minute walk away. This museum contains artefacts related to Roman times, as well as the remnants of a Roman house that has been excavated.
For travellers that enjoy literature, consider booking a hotel next to the Canterbury Tales, an interactive tour that educates visitors about the famous Chaucer’s tales. The Hawks Lane Lodge is a chic 4-star choice that is only a 3-minute walking from the tour’s meeting point and a 5-minute walk from the popular Whitefriars Canterbury shopping centre.
To enjoy some of the city’s scenic green spaces, pick a hotel near the Westgate Gardens, such as the Falstaff Hotel, which is a mere 4-minute walk away. The Westgate Gardens is a large public park that contains a tree that is over 200 years old and a building from the Victorian ages, making it a popular place to both explore and relax.
If you’re planning on visiting Canterbury with your family, select a hotel next to the Toddler’s Cove Playground, a large play structure that has many kid-friendly rides and activities, as well as exercise machines and sitting areas for adults. The Castle House Hotel is only a 2-minute drive to the Toddler’s Cove Playground and a 5-minute walk to the Canterbury East train station.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Canterbury

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Which hotels in Canterbury have free parking?
The Best Western Abbots Barton Hotel is a relaxed choice that is only a 10-minute walk from the Canterbury Christ Church University and offers both free parking and WiFi. The Cathedral Gate Hotel is a building located in the city centre that dates back to the 1400s and offers free street parking for guests.
Which hotels in Canterbury offer free breakfast?
The Ebury Hotel and Apartments is only a 12-minute walk from the Canterbury Cathedral and offers complimentary breakfast for guests. The Pilgrims Hotel is a modest choice that is adjacent to the Marlowe Theatre and has a daily full English breakfast.
What are good hotels in Canterbury near the St Martin's Church?
The Premier Inn Canterbury City Centre is only a 6-minute walk from the St Martin’s Church and a 5-minute walk to the historical St Augustine's Abbey. The Turi House is a casual option that is an 8-minute walk to the church and a 3-minute walk to the Canterbury College.
What are good hotels in Canterbury near the Beaney House of Art and Knowledge?
The ABode Canterbury is a charming 4-star choice that is only a 2-minute walk to the Beaney House of Art and Knowledge and a 3-minute walk to the Marlowe Theatre. The Sun Hotel is a 4-minute walk to the museum and a 2-minute walk to the Canterbury Cathedral.

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Best Canterbury hotels

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9.4 Excellent (556 reviews)
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9.4 Excellent (288 reviews)
Canterbury Lodge - Canterbury - Building
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9.3 Excellent (155 reviews)
Oakside Lodge - Canterbury - Building
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9.2 Excellent (535 reviews)
Cliftonville House - Canterbury - Building
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9.4 Excellent (89 reviews)
Canterbury Cathedral Lodge - Canterbury - Building
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9.1 Excellent (1,619 reviews)
The Pilgrims Rest - Canterbury - Building
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9.1 Excellent (273 reviews)
Iffin Farmhouse - Canterbury - Building
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9.0 Excellent (283 reviews)
The Millers Arms - Canterbury - Building
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8.9 Excellent (792 reviews)
The Dog At Wingham - Canterbury - Building
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8.9 Excellent (212 reviews)
Kipps Canterbury - Canterbury - Building
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8.8 Excellent (918 reviews)
Abbots Fireside - Canterbury - Bedroom
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9.0 Excellent (73 reviews)
The Evenhill - Canterbury - Building
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8.7 Excellent (763 reviews)
Howfield Manor Hotel - Canterbury - Building
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8.6 Excellent (1,329 reviews)
The Pilgrims Hotel - Canterbury - Building
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8.6 Excellent (1,057 reviews)
The Canterbury Hotel - Canterbury - Bedroom
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8.6 Excellent (730 reviews)
The Duke of Cumberland - Canterbury - Building
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8.7 Excellent (117 reviews)

Best hotels in Canterbury near Marlowe Theatre

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Cathedral Gate Hotel - Canterbury - Building
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8.8 Excellent (1,334 reviews)
The Victoria Hotel - Canterbury - Building
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8.5 Excellent (1,561 reviews)
ABode Canterbury - Canterbury - Building
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8.3 Excellent (2,376 reviews)