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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 March and February.
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.
How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Canterbury for 2 days.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Hotels are safe environments for travellers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hotels in Canterbury. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.
After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighbourhood, which allows you to pick the central Canterbury districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Canterbury city centre
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