Best Western Abbots Barton Hotel - Canterbury

36 New Dover Road, Canterbury, United Kingdom, CT1 3DU  show map
 3 stars
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Best Western Abbots Barton Hotel - Canterbury

 Paid Wi-Fi
 Free parking
 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Fitness/Gym

Exercise gym

 Sports activities

Golf course

Horseback riding

 Breakfast
 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

Overview

Best Western Abbots Barton Hotel is situated in the center of Canterbury near Chilham Castle, Howletts Wild Animal Park and Howletts Zoo. This historical hotel dates from 1830 and was refurbished in 2006.

A 10-minute walk will take you to Canterbury Norman Castle, Canterbury Cathedral and St. Augustine's Abbey. Canterbury city center is 1km away.

This hotel is quietly based near a river.

45km to London Southend airport.

Rooms

There are 50 individual rooms that come with modern amenities, such as individual climate control, a trouser press, Wi-Fi, satellite TV and cable TV with on-demand movies. They provide bathrooms with a shower, free toiletries and a hairdryer.

Eat

You may have a deluxe breakfast served in the light dining room. British dishes are served in the 24-hour restaurant. The refurbished lounge bar features free Wi-Fi and a terrace.

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. 

Services

Guests will benefit from 24-hour reception, concierge service and 24-hour room service and also appreciate free parking, a lift and a safe deposit box available on-site.

Relax

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

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free private hotel parking is possible on site.

Year renovated   2006.  Number of rooms   53.

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Facilities

General

  • Paid Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Adults only
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Souvenir shop
  • Fireplace
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator

Activities

  • Horseback riding

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Limousine service
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available

Leisure facilities

  • Golf course
  • Exercise gym
  • Sauna
  • Garden area
  • Library

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • No rollaway/Extra beds available
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Data ports
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
  • Blackout curtains

Policies

Check-In

  • from  2 pm

Check-Out

  • until  11 am

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 in a crib. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 2. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

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Hotel Address:

36 New Dover Road, Canterbury, United Kingdom, CT1 3DU

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City Center
  • Canterbury
    3000 ft
Airports
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2006
  • Number of rooms:
    53

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Bed type: 2 Single beds or Twin beds
Size: 220 sq. feet
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    Bed type: Double Bed
    Size: 220 sq. feet
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      Bed type: 2 Single beds
      Size: 165 sq. feet
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        Bed type: King Size bed
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          Bed type: 2 Single beds
          Size: 165 sq. feet
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            How to reach hotel

            hotel Best Western Abbots Barton Hotel - Canterbury Canterbury location
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            Hotel Address:

            36 New Dover Road, Canterbury, United Kingdom, CT1 3DU

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Canterbury
              3000 ft
            Airports
            • Bus stop
              400 ft
            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from  2 pm
            • Check-Out:
              until  11 am
            • Year renovated:
              2006
            • Number of rooms:
              53

            Hotel Awards

            UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedCanterburyBest Western Abbots Barton Hotel

            According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
            Best Family Hotels in United Kingdom

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            Best Western Abbots Barton Hotel Location

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            What's nearby

            Tourist attractions

            • Art Room - 2300 ft
            • Castle Arts - 3300 ft
            • Animal Arts - 3300 ft
            • Kings Gallery - 3300 ft
            • Canterbury Cathedral - 3300 ft
            • Royal Museum & Art Gallery - 3300 ft
            • Sidney Cooper Gallery - 3700 ft
            • Province Of East Kent - 4300 ft
            • St Augustines Abbey - 4600 ft

            Popular areas

            • City Center - 2700 ft

            Places of interest

            • Chantry Social Club - 1000 ft
            • The Canterbury Tales - 2300 ft
            • St Thomas R C Church - 2300 ft
            • Canterbury Cathedral Cathedral House,The Precincts - 2300 ft
            • The Canterbury Tales Visitor Attraction - 3000 ft
            • Chaucer Club - 3700 ft

            Amusement

            • Odeon Cinemas - 1000 ft
            • Odeon Cinema - 1400 ft
            • Olympia Leisure - 2000 ft
            • Olympia - 2000 ft
            • WildWood, - 2700 ft
            • East Station Snooker Club - 3000 ft

            Museums

            • Roman Museum - 2700 ft
            • Royal Museum and Art Gallery with Buffs Regimental Museum - 3000 ft
            • Museum Of Canterbury - 3000 ft
            • Canterbury Heritage Museum - 3300 ft
            • Masonic Library & Museum Trust - 4300 ft

            Theaters

            • Marlowe Theatre - 3300 ft
            • The Marlow Theatre - 3700 ft
            • Gulbenkian Theatre - 1.7 mi

            Local Attractions

            • RSPB Reserve Blean Woods - 2.2 mi
              Church Wood, Rough Common Road, Canterbury
            • Druidstone Park - 3.7 mi
              Honey Hill, Canterbury
            • West Blean & Thornden Woods - 4.5 mi
              Thornden Wood Road, Herne Bay
            • Howletts Wild Animal Park - 2.7 mi
              Bekesbourne Lane, Canterbury
            • Wildwood Trust - 4.2 mi
              A291 Canterbury Road, Herne Common, Herne Bay

            Near the hotel

            • Canterbury Cathedral - 3000 ft
              The Precincts, Canterbury
            • The Canterbury Tales - 2900 ft
              St. Margaret's St., Canterbury
            • Dane John Gardens - 3200 ft
              Watling Street, Canterbury
            • Canterbury Heritage Museum - 3300 ft
              Stour Street, Canterbury
            • St. Martin's Church - 2300 ft
              North Holmes Road, Canterbury
            • Roman Museum - 2900 ft
              Butchery Lane, Canterbury
            • West Gate Museum - 3200 ft
            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from  2 pm
            • Check-Out:
              until  11 am
            • Year renovated:
              2006
            • Number of rooms:
              53

            Hotel Awards

            UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedCanterburyBest Western Abbots Barton Hotel

            According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
            Best Family Hotels in United Kingdom

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            Best Western Abbots Barton Hotel Reviews

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            Individual guest reviews

            • Family with children
              6.2

              Beautiful hotel, located in nice part of Canterbury. Clean and typical English room Spacious bathroom

              Room a bit small for travelling with two children. We only recieved one of the two requested babycots

            • Group of friends
              6.6

              Hotel and rooms maintained to a good standard. Good size car park. Friendly staff.

              Over priced, tepid breakfast. Restaurant prices not clear enough and seem a bit misleading. Final check out bill had extras wrongly added. Not impressed with the fact people would still be charged for the room if they had to cancell, regardless of notice given.

            • Group of friends
              7.4

              Location, clean and tidy, good restaurant

            • Couple
              9.6

              1. adequate safe parking, 2. Really friendly professional staff, 3. Top quality food and wine, 4. clean spacious room with really comfortable bed, 5. easy walk to anywhere in the City that I needed to go. 6. loved the hotel and have recommended it to a colleague already.

            • Older travelers
              8.8

              Lovely Hotel, Attentive staff. Have been before and would return without hesitation.

            • Older travelers
              7.4

              Friendly senior waiter at breakfast and excellent breakfast. Spacious bedroom with wall mounted t.v. Easy access to Canterbury. Pleasant gardens. Easy parking.

              Creaky floorboards in the room above us which meant that we could hear the occupants moving about very clearly - this disturbed our sleep on several occasions. Only one comfortable chair in our room - would have been nice to have one each.

            • Older travelers
              8.2

              Helpful staff, early check in, and lovely room

              There is a very noisy generator/ fan in the kitchen and the hum from this seems to go onto about midnight and then start again early in the morning.This seems hard to get away from - we've stayed 3 times and can always hear it. It was fine this time as it was cold so we had our window shut but it would be difficult in the Summer

            • Group of friends
              8.2

              Rooms had been modernised since the last time I was there and were very comfortable. Bar also very good.

            • Single
              7.0

              It was quiet, friendly with welcoming reception and the room was clean with all the expected ammenities

            • Older travelers
              7.4

              The room was well appointed and comfortable - excellent.

              The service at breakfast is good; but the cooking is very poor. Soggy toast, bitter coffee, badly cooked egg, and you charge £10 for it! It was the same last time we stayed - you need to do something about it. Next time we will breakfast elsewhere.

            • Older travelers
              7.4

              The hotel was conveniently located just a short walk into the centre. There was free wi-fi. The room was comfortable and quiet.

              We thought the breakfast was expensive.

            • Family with children
              7.4

              Friendly, helpful staff. spacious rooms with tea and coffee making facilities, set back from main road, walkable into Canterbury.

              Would have liked the rate to include breakfast, it was over priced and dldn't have a vegetarian option. We paid for a cooked meal that was minus meat so was just half a plate of food....

            • Couple
              8.2

              Liked the shower, nice sized bathroom, good tv with lots of channels! Nice staff, & clean bedroom!

            • Single
              8.2

              good location and nice room

              the room was very noisy - we could hear the people above us walking in their room

            • Older travelers
              7.0

              nice bedroom very comfortable

              noisy pre party group in the bar

            How to reach hotel

            hotel Best Western Abbots Barton Hotel - Canterbury Canterbury location
            Show big map »

            Hotel Address:

            36 New Dover Road, Canterbury, United Kingdom, CT1 3DU

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Canterbury
              3000 ft
            Airports
            • Bus stop
              400 ft
            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from  2 pm
            • Check-Out:
              until  11 am
            • Year renovated:
              2006
            • Number of rooms:
              53

            Hotel Awards

            UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedCanterburyBest Western Abbots Barton Hotel

            According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
            Best Family Hotels in United Kingdom

            Use Badge

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