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St Alphege FMP
4 out of 5
2 St Alphege, Canterbury, England
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0.13 mi from city center
3.4/5 (5 reviews)

"Comvenient location, friendly staff"…"

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2020

St Alphege FMP
Ebury Cottages & Apartments
3.5 out of 5
65-67 New Dover Road, Canterbury, England
The price is $120 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
0.75 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (56 reviews)
superb location, friendly and ideal for families

"Excellent location. Really friendly. Cottage was clean and warm. Ideal for our family of 4. Some signs of wear and tear that are completely in line with a property that people stay in!! One one ask - the door did not deadlock at night and the lock was not fully screwed to the door. There was a keyhole ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2020

Ebury Cottages & Apartments
The Pilgrims Hotel
3 out of 5
18 The Friars, Canterbury, England
The price is $95 per night from Dec 17 to Dec 18
0.12 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (136 reviews)

"Excellent location - very convenient for cathedral, town, theatre and station."…"

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2020

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Sun Hotel And The Little Inn
3 out of 5
Sun Street, Canterbury, England
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0.05 mi from city center
3.5/5Good! (246 reviews)
Short stay

"Andrew, the host, made us welcome from the start by sending a txt to ask what time we expected to check in, and when we arrived we were upgraded to the Charles Dickens room (Apparently Charles Dickens stayed in that room when he visited Canterbury). We only stayed one night and the weather was terrible ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2020

Sun Hotel And The Little Inn
The Black Horse
3 out of 5
11-12 Orchard Street, Canterbury, England
The price is $70 per night from Nov 25 to Nov 26
0.42 mi from city center
3.7/5Good! (34 reviews)

"Property ok total lack of nearby parking overnight"…"

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2019

The Black Horse
Goss Hall Bed & Breakfast
3.5 out of 5
Goss Hall Ash, Canterbury, England
The price is $139 per night from Dec 3 to Dec 4
9.42 mi from city center
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 Nov 4, 2019

Goss Hall Bed & Breakfast
China Farm Barn
4 out of 5
2 China Farm Barn, Upper Harbledown, Canterbury, England
The price is $122 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
2.22 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (21 reviews)

"Clean, comfortable, relaxed atmosphere. Lovely and amenable host, Anna. Beautiful garden, with the great touch of a summerhouse converted into a private self-catering area for guests to make use of. Easy access to onward routes or exploring the area."…"

Reviewed on Sep 4, 2020

China Farm Barn
Best Western Abbots Barton Hotel
3 out of 5
36 New Dover Road, Canterbury, England
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The price is $125 per night from Dec 8 to Dec 9
0.61 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (579 reviews)
Lovely staff

"Great, friendly and helpful staff. We enjoyed our weekend stay exploring the Kent coast."…"

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2020

Best Western Abbots Barton Hotel
St. Stephens Guest House
3 out of 5
100 ST. STEPHENS ROAD, Canterbury, England
The price is $102 per night from Nov 25 to Nov 26
0.56 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (43 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 Dec 12, 2019

St. Stephens Guest House
The Evenhill
4 out of 5
62 The Hill, Littlebourne, Canterbury, England
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The price is $76 per night from Dec 2 to Dec 3
3.42 mi from city center
4.4/5Wonderful! (67 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 Aug 24, 2020

The Evenhill
Chaucer House BijouAbode
3.5 out of 5
Chaucer House, The Friars, Canterbury, England
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The price is $146 per night from Dec 3 to Dec 4
0.11 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (14 reviews)

"Nice bathroom. Bedroom was a good size. Easy to contact management. Central location. Tad overpriced."…"

Reviewed on Sep 2, 2020

Chaucer House BijouAbode
The Coach House Canterbury
3.5 out of 5
34 Watling Street, Canterbury, England
The price is $89 per night from Dec 10 to Dec 11
0.18 mi from city center
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 Aug 14, 2020

The Coach House Canterbury
Yorke Lodge Bed & Breakfast
5 out of 5
50 LONDON ROAD, Canterbury, England
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The price is $137 per night from Nov 26 to Nov 27
0.63 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (176 reviews)

"Bed was nice and comfortable,nice toiletries,good range of hot drinks in the room,guest house quiet, breakfast very good. Host was very friendly. Situated close to the town centre."…"

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2020

Yorke Lodge Bed & Breakfast
The Dog at Wingham
4 out of 5
Canterbury Road, Wingham, Canterbury, England
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The price is $125 per night from Dec 9 to Dec 10
5.81 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (29 reviews)

"Great location, great food, great service. Room small, but bed soooo comfortable!!"…"

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2020

The Dog at Wingham
The Grove Ferry Inn
3 out of 5
Grove Ferry Rd, Upstreet, Canterbury, England
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The price is $114 per night from Dec 3 to Dec 4
6.31 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (24 reviews)
Family Road Trip

"Friendly and engaging staff. Food excellent and service very attentive. Very nice location by the river (we had to dodge rain showers) and was lovely to sit out. Room was a spacious triple and freshly decorated. Tea/coffee and a wardrobe would have been welcomed but plenty of room to spread out. ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2020

The Grove Ferry Inn
ABode Canterbury
4 out of 5
30-33 High St, Canterbury, England
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The price is $106 per night from Dec 23 to Dec 24
0.03 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (984 reviews)

"Great location, but room was average for the price"…"

Reviewed on Oct 2, 2020

ABode Canterbury
The Victoria Hotel
3 out of 5
59 London Road, Canterbury, England
The price is $70 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
0.75 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (566 reviews)

"Lovely staff, clean facilities and great food - winning combination."…"

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2020

The Victoria Hotel
Canterbury Cathedral Lodge
4 out of 5
Canterbury Cathedral, The Precincts, Canterbury, England
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The price is $125 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
0.27 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (133 reviews)

"Spot on, cannot be faulted even in these strange times."…"

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2020

Canterbury Cathedral Lodge
The Falstaff Hotel
3 out of 5
8-10 St Dunstan Street Kent, Canterbury, England
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The price is $85 per night from Dec 8 to Dec 9
0.27 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (966 reviews)

"We were absolutely blown away by how helpful and friendly every one of the staff at the Falstaff was. It really made our weekend stay extra special."…"

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2020

The Falstaff Hotel
Broome Park Hotel
4 out of 5
Canterbury Road, Barham, Canterbury, England
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The price is $67 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
7.54 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (261 reviews)

"Lovely, relaxing stay in a beautiful building. Furniture is a little dated but clean and comfortable and our room was very spacious with garden views. The only downside was the shower pressure and limited hot water but this wasn't a big problem and the front desk were very helpful in providing a ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2020

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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 cafés. Top sights in the city include Canterbury Cathedral and St. Martin's Church.

  • There are 104 hotels and other accommodations in Canterbury
  • The closest major airport is in Manston (MSE-Kent Intl.), 12.8 mi (20.6 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in London (SEN-Southend), 25.8 mi (41.5 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Canterbury

Cultural venues in the city include Royal Museum and Art Gallery, Canterbury Roman Museum, and The Canterbury Tales. Its cathedral and historic sites are notable and landmarks include Canterbury Cathedral, St. Martin's Church, and Weaver's House. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Marlowe Theatre and Westgate Gardens.

In Canterbury, there are 104 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have plenty of choices for a perfect holiday retreat. 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 favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and quiet location.
  • Goss Hall Bed & Breakfast - Our customers like the breakfast and quiet location at this B&B. This 3.5-star bed & breakfast features free breakfast, free parking, and a terrace.
  • Yorke Lodge - This 4-star bed & breakfast features free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Expedia customers like its helpful staff and clean rooms.

In the surrounding area, top places to visit include Leeds Castle, 19.6 mi/31.5 km from the heart of the city, and Royal St George's Golf Club, which is 12.8 mi (20.7 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 very many public transit choices so consider a car rental to maximize your time.

Dressing for Canterbury

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 51°F during the day and 35°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 68°F, while the average at night is 39°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 71°F with nighttime averages of 49°F
  • In October-December, you can expect daytime averages of 61°F and nighttime averages of 37°F
  • About 1.02 inches of rain falls on Canterbury each year
  • Usually August and July are the hottest months with an average of 69°F, whereas February and January are often coldest, averaging 35°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Canterbury?
Renville Oast is a favorite with Expedia customers. This 4-star B&B offers free breakfast and free parking. Other top choices based on reviews include Yorke Lodge Bed & Breakfast and The Duke William.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Canterbury, will I receive a refund?
Yes! The majority of room reservations are fully refundable if cancelled before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of your check-in date. If your reservation is non-refundable, it may still be possible to cancel it and get a refund within 24 hours of booking. Put your dates in and click on “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to view the best deals in Canterbury.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Canterbury?
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What's the best place to stay on a budget in Canterbury?
Based on reviews, Keynes College-University Of Kent is a popular 2.5-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free full breakfast and free WiFi. Other options for your budget-friendly stay include The King’s Head and Kipps Canterbury.
What's the best accommodation for a family vacation to Canterbury?
Holiday Inn Express Canterbury is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and free breakfast. Other options to stay with the kids include Goss Hall Bed & Breakfast and Castle House Hotel. Attractions like Wingham Wildlife Park and Howletts Wild Animal Park are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best accommodation for a romantic vacation to Canterbury?
ABode Canterbury is a favorite 4-star hotel for couples, and features a restaurant and a bar. Other good choices for a romantic stay include The Falstaff Hotel and Best Western Abbots Barton Hotel.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation in Canterbury?
Iffin Farmhouse Accommodation is a top guesthouse for people traveling with their pets, and offers laundry facilities and flat-screen TVs for its human guests. Two other good options for you and your pet include Best Western Abbots Barton Hotel and Goss Hall Bed & Breakfast.
What's the best hotel to stay near University of Kent?
Adjacent to University of Kent, Keynes College-University Of Kent is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this hotel offers 3 restaurants and 3 bars. Other good choices within a short distance include Turing College -University of Kent and Canterbury Lodge.
What about the best place to stay near Canterbury Cathedral?
One of the top choices for your stay is ABode Canterbury, located next to Canterbury Cathedral, and this 4-star hotel offers a restaurant and free WiFi. The Falstaff Hotel and Sun Hotel are other good choices nearby.
What's the best hotel to stay near the beach in Canterbury?
Franklin House is a top B&B located close to the beach. Other good options for your beach trip include Renville Oast and Holiday Inn Express Canterbury.
What's the best high-end place to stay in Canterbury?
ABode Canterbury is a 4-star hotel with a restaurant and a bar, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travelers looking for an elegant place to stay. Another upscale option for your stay is Canterbury Cathedral Lodge.
What are some accommodations 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 an additional hotel with an onsite pool.

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