Best Western Abbots Barton Hotel Canterbury

 3 stars
36 New Dover Road, Canterbury, United Kingdom, CT1 3DU  show mapSave
From  US$ 169
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3.5
out of 5
Very good
Based on  68 reviews
Our room was comfortable and the food at the bar was excellent.
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Overview

Opposite to Stodmarsh National Nature Reserve, RSPB Reserve Blean Woods and West Blean & Thornden Woods, the comfortable Best Western Abbots Barton Hotel offers a library, a rooftop terrace. Built in 1830, the hotel is a unique combination of Gothic architecture and modern facilities.

Rooms

The hotel's individual rooms are appointed with trouser press, air conditioning and curtains. They are fitted with modern bathrooms with complimentary toiletries, a bathtub and a shower.

Eat

A hearty breakfast is served daily. The Superb Shops And restaurant serves a variety of British dishes. The traditional bar serves a selection of tea.

You can start your day with a continental breakfast, which costs GBP 9.95 per person per night.  A full english breakfast is served at the price of GBP 12.95 per person per night. 

Work

For visitors Best Western Abbots Barton Hotel offers a conference room, a meeting room and a fax as well as room service, concierge service and housekeeping.

Relax

Best Western Abbots Barton Hotel offers sports activities including fishing, cricket and shooting.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge

Guest Parking

Free Private hotel parking is possible on site.

Year renovated   2006.  Number of rooms   53.

Location

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The hotel is quietly situated in a charming area, close to a river. 10 minutes away from Canterbury city center.

Distance to:

  • City Center - 800 m
  • Bus stop - 100 m

Facilities

General
  • Elevator
Dining facilities
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Facilities for people with disabilities
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Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • In-room safe

Policies

Check-In

from  2 pm

Check-Out

until  11 am

Pets

Pets are allowed on request

Pets are allowed on request

Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free. 
  • Older children/adults may stay in the hotel for free. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
  • Maximum capacity of baby cots in a room is 2. 

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                    Best Western Canterbury LocationWhat's nearby

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                    What's nearby

                    Attractions for Tourists
                    • Art Room
                      700 m
                    • Animal Arts
                      1.0km
                    • Kings Gallery
                      1.0km
                    • Royal Museum & Art Gallery
                      1.0km
                    • Castle Arts
                      1.0km
                    • 1.1km
                    • Sidney Cooper Gallery
                      1.2km
                    • Province Of East Kent
                      1.3km
                    • 1.4km
                    Popular areas
                    • City Center
                      800 m
                    General
                    • Chantry Social Club
                      300 m
                    • Canterbury Cathedral Cathedral House,The Precincts
                      800 m
                    • St Thomas R C Church
                      800 m
                    • The Canterbury Tales
                      800 m
                    • The Canterbury Tales Visitor Attraction
                      900 m
                    • Chaucer Club
                      1.1km
                    Amusement
                    • Odeon Cinemas
                      300 m
                    • Odeon Cinema
                      400 m
                    • Olympia Leisure
                      600 m
                    • Olympia
                      600 m
                    • WildWood,
                      800 m
                    • East Station Snooker Club
                      900 m
                    Museums
                    • Roman Museum
                      900 m
                    • Royal Museum and Art Gallery with Buffs Regimental Museum
                      1.0km
                    • 1.0km
                    • Canterbury Heritage Museum
                      1.0km
                    • Masonic Library & Museum Trust
                      1.3km
                    Theaters

                    Local Attractions

                    • RSPB Reserve Blean Woods
                      3.6km
                      Church Wood, Rough Common Road, Canterbury
                    • Greenfields Shooting Grounds
                      3.9km
                      Sturry Hill, Canterbury
                    • Howletts Wild Animal Park
                      4.4km
                      Bekesbourne Lane, Canterbury
                    • Druidstone Park
                      6.1km
                      Honey Hill, Canterbury
                    • Wildwood Trust
                      6.8km
                      A291 Canterbury Road, Herne Common, Herne Bay

                    Near the hotel

                    • Canterbury Cathedral
                      950 m
                      The Precincts, Canterbury
                    • St. Lawrence Ground
                      570 m
                      Old Dover Road, Canterbury
                    • St. Martin's Church
                      710 m
                      North Holmes Road, Canterbury
                    • St. Thomas' Catholic Church
                      830 m
                      59 Burgate, Canterbury
                    • The Canterbury Tales
                      930 m
                      St. Margaret's St., Canterbury
                    • Roman Museum
                      930 m
                      Butchery Lane, Canterbury
                    • Dane John Gardens
                      1.0km
                      Watling Street, Canterbury

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                    Abbots Barton Hotel Canterbury Reviews

                    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Abbots Barton Hotel Canterbury

                    Average guest rating

                    3.5
                    out of 5
                    Very good
                    Based on 68 reviews

                    Rating by category:

                    Dining
                    3.5
                    Location
                    3.9
                    Rooms
                    3.8
                    Service
                    3.2
                    Value
                    3.4

                    Individual guest reviews

                    • The location was very good and the atmosphere at the hotel was friendly. The staff were pleasant and room was comfortable. The food was nice too.

                      Not the best place to stay in Canterbury and poor service. The bed was very hard.

                      My rating for the hotel:

                      • Average rating
                        3.6
                      • Location
                        5
                      • Rooms
                        4
                      • Service
                        2
                      • Value
                        4
                    • Loved your bar library area, lovely setting and our room was situated in a quiet location at the rear of the building. Staff were very good and the bathroom heated towel rail was hot and would not turn off. The breakfast was excellent.

                      The hotel could not offer me gluten free bread/, the bed like a rock and just cramped and small, menu is very limited and the food is merely passable.

                      My rating for the hotel:

                      • Average rating
                        3.7
                      • Location
                        5
                      • Rooms
                        3
                      • Service
                        3
                      • Value
                        4
                    • The location is excellent, a good hotel on our way to see friends at deal and the staff are very friendly. Food is lovely.

                      Poor quality of breakfast/poor selection given the price.

                      My rating for the hotel:

                      • Average rating
                        4.2
                      • Location
                        4
                      • Service
                        4
                      • Value
                        4
                    • Location good for town centre/cathedral and near to Canterbury. The building is beautiful and the staff is very friendly. The bar aint cheap and thus is very quiet.

                      Poor quality of breakfast/ and painful shower. Restaurant prices not clear enough and seem a bit misleading.

                      My rating for the hotel:

                      • Average rating
                        3.5
                      • Location
                        2
                      • Rooms
                        4
                      • Service
                        5
                      • Value
                        3
                      • Dining
                        3
                    • The location was convenient and hotel was good. Staff were courteous and helpful, room was spacious. Alex in the bar was most efficient and friendly as was the asst, breakfast was delicious.

                      The food in the restaurant was not of the quality that we expected and bathroom was freezing.

                      My rating for the hotel:

                      • Average rating
                        3.8
                      • Location
                        3
                      • Rooms
                        4
                      • Service
                        5
                      • Value
                        3
                    • Location good for town centre/ and quiet rooms even on a busy street. The grounds and the hotel buildings are very scenic, reception is inviting, breakfast cooked to order as well as the usual buffet.

                      Convenient not too far from City Center, poor quality and very noisy adjacent bathrooms '. Music in bar a little dreary and the evening food fare was too elaborate and expensive.

                      My rating for the hotel:

                      • Average rating
                        3.3
                      • Location
                        3
                      • Rooms
                        3
                      • Service
                        4
                      • Value
                        3
                      • Dining
                        4
                    • The bar area is large and comfortable, beautiful setting just outside the City within easy reach of the centre, staff are friendly and efficient.

                      The room was very noisy.

                      My rating for the hotel:

                      • Average rating
                        4.5
                      • Location
                        5
                      • Rooms
                        4
                      • Service
                        4
                      • Value
                        5
                    • Great location and central to Canterbury. Lovely grounds good staff and comfortable bedroom. Brilliant service at breakfast, excellent facilities.

                      The room was rather warm.

                      My rating for the hotel:

                      • Average rating
                        4.0
                      • Location
                        4
                      • Rooms
                        4
                      • Service
                        5
                      • Value
                        3
                      • Dining
                        4
                    • The public areas were were well maintained and the food was very good, the welcome from the receptionist was polite rather than friendly, all staff were pleasant during encounters at other times. Our room was large.

                      My rating for the hotel:

                      • Average rating
                        3.9
                      • Location
                        5
                      • Rooms
                        5
                      • Service
                        4
                      • Value
                        2
                    • Good location, nice hotel and the staff were polite and helpful. Our room was comfortable, spacious and the lunch served was okay, a simple sandwich buffet.

                      My rating for the hotel:

                      • Average rating
                        4.3
                      • Rooms
                        5
                      • Service
                        4
                      • Value
                        4
                    • Great location, perfect stay and the staff were friendly and lovely to talk to. The room was clean and service in the restaurant and thoughout was always good.

                      My rating for the hotel:

                      • Average rating
                        5.0
                      • Location
                        5
                      • Rooms
                        5
                      • Service
                        5
                      • Value
                        5
                    • S location was excellent for Canterbury town centre and the food itself was of good quality and freshly cooked. The staff were most helpful and reception and room itself were more than OK. Breakfast was big enough to set you up for the day.

                      My rating for the hotel:

                      • Average rating
                        4.4
                      • Location
                        5
                      • Rooms
                        4
                      • Service
                        4
                      • Value
                        5
                    • Good enough location and lovely hotel. Staff very friendly and helpful, very clean room. Comfortable bar, excellent food.

                      My rating for the hotel:

                      • Average rating
                        3.8
                      • Location
                        4
                      • Rooms
                        5
                      • Service
                        4
                      • Value
                        3
                    • Pleasant surroundings, beautiful hotel and the staff were very friendly and accommodating. Room was very good, food in restuarant was very nice.

                      The beds were firm and fairly comfortable.

                      My rating for the hotel:

                      • Average rating
                        4.5
                      • Location
                        4
                      • Rooms
                        4
                      • Service
                        5
                      • Value
                        5
                    • Nice location about a 5 minute walk outside of Canterbury city centre and i liked the setting out of the hotel the short walk to the town and the frendleness of the staff.

                      Room lighting very poor.

                      My rating for the hotel:

                      • Average rating
                        3.8
                      • Location
                        4
                      • Rooms
                        3
                      • Value
                        4
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