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Low season

April

High season

September

Average price (weeknight)

$149

Average price (weekend night)

$177
Cheapest month to stay with an average 22% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 185% rise in price.
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Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

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Top tips for finding Canterbury hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Canterbury, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Canterbury in April and August.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Canterbury if you stay on a Saturday. The opposite is true for, Thursday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book more than 90 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Canterbury accommodation.
  • 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.

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