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Using our unique scoring system developed by Straight Line Solutions, we have ranked all of the hotels in Canterbury by hundreds of criteria. We then combine these scores with guest satisfaction ratings and prices to provide a view on the best hotels for a number of different trip types.

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Best Western Abbots Barton Hotel
from £76

1. Best Western Abbots Barton Hotel

3star rating

Average Guest Rating: 8.2 / 10

In 2 acres of landscaped gardens, Abbots Barton Hotel has a traditional restaurant and elegant rooms with free Wi-Fi. The hotel is just outside Canterbury centre, half a mile from Canterbury Cathedral. The bright, spacious bedrooms are individually decorated, and each has a flat-screen TV. All room... read more

Canterbury Hotel
from £80

2. Canterbury Hotel

3star rating

Average Guest Rating: 8.7 / 10

Canterbury Hotel is a charming 18th-century property with an indoor swimming pool and free Wi-Fi. Canterbury town centre and cathedral are a 15-minute walk away. A spa with massage facilities and a sauna is also available for a surcharge. With many original period features, the elegant en suite roo... read more

Becket Court, University of Kent
from £41

3. Becket Court, University of Kent

3star rating

Average Guest Rating: 8.2 / 10

Surrounded by 450 acres of parkland with a labyrinth and nature trails, this 3-star guest accommodation offers en suite single rooms with tea and coffee making facilities and free WiFi. Towels and complimentary toiletries are provided at Becket Court, University of Kent. Communal laundry facilities... read more

Iffin Farmhouse
from £77

4. Iffin Farmhouse

4star rating

Average Guest Rating: 9 / 10

Surrounded by scenic Kent countryside, Iffin Farmhouse is just 2 miles from historical Canterbury. With stylish rooms and free Wi-Fi, the house also offers cooked breakfasts and free parking. Elegantly furnished with colourful cushions and original artwork, the spacious rooms at Iffin have flat-scr... read more

Keynes College, University of Kent
from £41

5. Keynes College, University of Kent

3star rating

Average Guest Rating: 8 / 10

Located on the University of Kent Canterbury campus, surrounded by 300 acres of parkland and less than 25 minutes' walk from Canterbury city centre. This 3-star guest accommodation offers free WiFi, free car parking, a variety of restaurants and bars, as well as an onsite cinema, theatre, nightclub ... read more

The Victoria Hotel
from £55

6. The Victoria Hotel

3star rating

Average Guest Rating: 7.9 / 10

Set in quaint gardens, The Victoria Hotel offers traditional home-cooked food and free Wi-Fi. The hotel is a 15-minute walk from Canterbury centre, and just under a mile from Canterbury Cathedral. The spacious bedrooms at The Victoria each have a private modern bathroom with free toiletries. All ro... read more

Oakside Lodge
from £60

7. Oakside Lodge

0star rating

Average Guest Rating: 9.2 / 10

Less than 3 miles from the historic centre of Canterbury, this luxury B&B enjoys a rural setting within its own oak woodland. It offers en suite rooms with free Wi-Fi and plenty of off-road parking for all guests. Full English breakfast is available every morning and includes free-range bacon and ... read more

House of Agnes
from £89

8. House of Agnes

4star rating

Average Guest Rating: 9.2 / 10

An inn since the 15th century, this beautiful property offers boutique rooms and modern stable rooms with free Wi-Fi, just a few minutes’ walk from the city centre. It has a bar, library, and its Victorian walled garden is the largest in Canterbury. Each room has a flat-screen TV and a DVD player w... read more

Abode Canterbury
from £75

9. Abode Canterbury

4star rating

Average Guest Rating: 8.2 / 10

Within Canterbury’s historic city walls, ABode Canterbury is just 300 metres from Canterbury Cathedral. With an award-winning restaurant and cocktail bar, the hotel offers stylish bedrooms with free Wi-Fi. The elegant rooms at ABode Hotel Canterbury each have a luxury en suite bathroom with a monso... read more

Ebury Hotel
from £70

10. Ebury Hotel

3star rating

Average Guest Rating: 8.4 / 10

A short walk from Canterbury city centre and its world-famous Cathedral, this privately-owned hotel is set within a Victorian townhouse, amid 2 acres of well-maintained grounds. It offers free onsite parking. In addition to the city centre and all its amenities, Ebury Hotel is located close to Kent... read more

Pilgrims Hotel
from £59

11. Pilgrims Hotel

3star rating

Average Guest Rating: 8.4 / 10

Situated within the Roman city walls of historic Canterbury’s centre, this family-run hotel dates back to the 16th century. It offers free WiFi, an à la carte restaurant, and a cosy, oak-beamed bar. With a flat-screen TV, each traditional room at The Pilgrims Hotel feature an en suite bathroom with... read more

Howfield Manor Hotel
from £65

12. Howfield Manor Hotel

3star rating

Average Guest Rating: 8.5 / 10

This charming hotel is 2 miles from Canterbury and close to Dover and the Eurostar. Dating back to the 12th century, it is surrounded by picturesque hills and fruit trees. Howfield Manor Hotel has 5 acres of gardens and 15 rooms furnished in a traditional style. Each room has free Wi-Fi, satellite ... read more

Willow Down
from £50

13. Willow Down

0star rating

Average Guest Rating: 8.9 / 10

Willow Down offers pet-friendly accommodation in Canterbury. Free private parking is available on site. For your comfort, you will find free toiletries and a hair dryer. You will find a shared lounge at the property. University of Kent is 2.5 km from Willow Down, while Canterbury Cathedral is 2.9... read more

The Millers Arms Inn
from £76

14. The Millers Arms Inn

0star rating

Average Guest Rating: 8.9 / 10

A delightful old pub close to the city centre and its many tourist attractions. The ruins of the ancient water mill (hence Miller's Arms) on the River Stour remain alongside the pub. The hotel consists of 11 en suite bedrooms including a honeymoon suite complete with a spa bath and a family room. T... read more

Innkeeper's Lodge Canterbury
from £62

15. Innkeeper's Lodge Canterbury

3star rating

Average Guest Rating: 7.9 / 10

Coupled with The Old Gate pub, this historic Canterbury lodge offers its guests a hearty menu of freshly cooked food and continental buffet breakfasts. The famous Canterbury Cathedral is a pleasant 6-minute drive away, and free parking is available. All neatly decorated rooms at Innkeeper's Lodge C... read more

Kipps Backpackers Canterbury
from £14

16. Kipps Backpackers Canterbury

0star rating

Average Guest Rating: 8.6 / 10

Set in a 100-year-old townhouse in historic Canterbury, this hostel is a 15-minute walk from the magnificent cathedral. It has free Wi-Fi, and there is free parking at nearby Nunnery Fields. Rooms at Kipps Backpackers Canterbury all have a shared bathroom and facilities for making tea and coffee. T... read more

Holiday Inn Express Canterbury
from £59

17. Holiday Inn Express Canterbury

3star rating

Average Guest Rating: 7.7 / 10

With a 24-hour front desk, this hotel offers free breakfasts and a modern restaurant. Holiday Inn Express Canterbury is situated in Upper Harbledown, just outside historic Canterbury. The bright, colourful bedrooms each have a private bathroom with a power shower. Rooms also feature a work desk, te... read more

Amadis Bed And Breakfast
from £50

18. Amadis Bed And Breakfast

0star rating

Average Guest Rating: 9.1 / 10

Within 10 minutes’ drive of Canterbury and Whitstable, the Amadis Bed and Breakfast offers traditionally decorated rooms and cooked breakfasts. Free Wi-Fi, free parking and secure cycle storage are available. Rooms at the Amadis guest house feature wooden furniture and have private bathrooms. All r... read more

Canterbury Cathedral Lodge
from £90

19. Canterbury Cathedral Lodge

4star rating

Average Guest Rating: 9.1 / 10

In the private and peaceful grounds of Canterbury Cathedral, this stylish lodge offers free Wi-Fi, hearty breakfasts and scenic views. Canterbury’s historic centre is a 2-minute walk away. The bright and airy bedrooms at Canterbury Cathedral Lodge each have a flat-screen TV and tea/coffee facilitie... read more

Castle House Hotel
from £90

20. Castle House Hotel

4star rating

Average Guest Rating: 8.8 / 10

In historic Canterbury, this charming 3-star metro hotel has free WiFi and free parking. The city centre and 2 rail stations are within easy reach. Each spacious en-suite room at Castle House is elegantly furnished and has a flat-screen digital TV. Some rooms have spectacular views. Castle House H... read more