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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 July 2012

I was looking for somewhere to stay I would feel safe and comfortable as I was staying on my own. This b and b was wonderful. The owner was very warm and helpful. The room was cosy and clean with everything you could want in it. You even had complimentary wine, water and beer plus a range of hot drinks...

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Broager, Denmark
Reviewed 19 July 2012

This Bed and Breakfast had just what I was looking for. English/britsih furnitures and style, wonderful China Bone, quiet and lovely. Very friendly owner, excellent Breakfast and service.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 July 2012

Would certainly recommend this guest house and would stay again. Comfortable bed, quiet room, dressing gowns provided and lots of nice personal touches. I had the smoked haddock for breakfast which was delicious.

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Yeovil
Reviewed 16 June 2012

Arrived in the morning, made extremely welcome. House and rooms exceptionally decorated, very clean with everything you could wish for in the room. I would recommend the Magnolia house to anyone who want to stay in Canterbury.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 April 2012

The attention to detail that Isobelle creates is nothing short of amazing. Clearly a love of providing a showcase of her tastes and styles, which in a privately owned B&B makes a nice change from chain properties. Fantastic quality ingredients at breakfast and piping hot. Very comfy bed in thre garden room - personal taste aside, an all round good...

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Chester, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 December 2011

My partner and myself stayed for a weekend break while visiting family and found this guest house totally exceeded our expectations. The host even taxi'd us to our event on our first evening there! I have to mention the breakfast...being vegetarian its great to see a full English veggie breakfast on the menu and the eggs are fresh daily from...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 October 2011

My two friends and I stayed here for two nights (Friday and Saturday). On arrival we were offered a drink and were shown to our rooms (one single and one twin). Everything was very clean. The shower/bath was excellent but the shampoo, shower gel and conditioner were all in tall, narrow glass bottles which balanced precariously over the bath. My...

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2Thank Carole S
Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 28 August 2011

Hostess was very professional and a bit aloof. This was more of a guesthouse than a bed and breakfast and so if you are looking for that type of place -- it is fine. We prefer to stay in bed and breakfasts where we can meet other guests and get tips on things to see and do and share stories....

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Stanmore London
Reviewed 19 August 2011

Excellent location near to centre of Canterbury. Small but comfortable room with lots of nice touches, minifridge with complimentary wine, water & beer. Nice decor if a bit tired. A pity nobody had cleaned the toilet and hand basin since the last guests. Pleasant garden for use by guests. Breakfast good but served in silence, owner has a rather aloof...

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Dunstans, Owner at Magnolia House, responded to this review

I am sorry that there was the awkward situation on your departure, when you had forgotten to bring your Daily Mail vouchers with you in order to claim the substantial discount for the room, but thank you for putting them in the post, even though they were incomplete. I am also really sorry that everyone, including you, arrived very early...

Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 March 2011

I stayed here with my daughter when she visited the University. The owners had clearly thought about what guests might want - everything from a small fridge in the room to a clothes brush. For breakfast, there was a good choice of delicious fresh food. Magnolia House is easy to find, approaching Canterbury from London. There is off-street parking, and...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A five star gold award winning Georgian home, set in a quiet residential street ten minutes stroll from Canterbury city centre. It is close to the universities and public schools and is ideally situated for exploring the city, coastline or Kent countryside and is an ideal location for short breaks, long weekends or business trips. All of the guest bedrooms have been professionally designed with a close eye to detail to make your stay as relaxing as possible. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Magnolia House

Address: 36 St. Dunstans Terrace, Canterbury CT2 8AX, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Canterbury
Price Range: $75 - $92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Magnolia House 5*
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Magnolia House Hotel Canterbury
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“They are all excellent but room 5 is quite large if you need space.”
 of 5 bubbles ProfTW, 26 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Get a room with plenty of windows in summer, as no air con.”
 of 5 bubbles essex_paul_12, 28 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Pick the garden suite”
 of 5 bubbles Mike-Swiss, 28 May 2014 | Read review
“The sun came in room 5 at the right time. Comfortable ordinary double bed , not too keen on 4 posters.”
 of 5 bubbles H8915CNdavidf, 3 Oct 2013 | Read review
“Treat yourself - book the Garden Room with the 4-poster bed! It's also on ground level and has an amazing bathroom, big enough for a party.”
 of 5 bubbles Linda_JohnR, 23 Jul 2013 | Read review
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