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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel really is a lovely hotel. Within easy walking distance of Canterbury centre makes it an ideal base for visiting this beautiful city and exploring beyond. Dinner was included on the 1st and boy was it classy & really world classy .Lovely meal.

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Warn welcome on arrival. Despite being on a "special deal" we had lovely large room. Usual amenity tray in the room. Lunch time snack in the bar was very good. Reception staff very helpful regarding our proposed outing into Canterbury. Evening meal choice of al a carte or set menu 1 2 or 3 dishes. we enjoyed the set menu...

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

After a hectic Xmas it was bliss to spend the weekend at the Abbotts Barton in January. Our room was extremely comfortable, the staff friendly and efficient, the breakfast buffet ample ( I managed my 5 a day in one meal). Ample car park and 10 minute walk to the shops and historic centre. After leaving we went to nearby...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here for a Christmas works do. It is such a convenient location as we were able to walk to and from the city centre in under 10 mins each way. The hotel itself is a beautiful looking building with lots of English charm, lots of parking and set back from the road. Our bedroom was decorated in beautiful...

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Mark C, Manager at BEST WESTERN Abbots Barton Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Delighted to read you enjoyed your stay with us during December and that our classic style was to your liking. I'm also pleased to read that you en joyed our breakfast offerings, especially our locally sourced sausages. We hope to welcome you back again in the very near future. Kind Regards.

north yorks
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well here we are again 5th/6th time in 3 years? And once again the Aboots Barton and their staff did not let us down.. Stayed 3 nights at twixtmas and had booked late so only room available was a family room, but it was clean, quiet, warm and comfortable. Breakfast was as good as ever. Was worried when i saw...

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Mark C, Manager at BEST WESTERN Abbots Barton Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It is always nice to hear from our returning guests, and that we are still excelling in what we do. I'm pleased to read that Bramble got his special welcome and was looked after. Thank you for mentioning my team, I have passed over your kind comments to them. We don't have an exact completion...

portland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i would just like to say thank you for making us feel so very welcome when we stayed on the 19th Dec with our 2 french bulldogs. We had just traveled back from spain and stayed in hotels along the way, yours was the only hotel that left dog blanket & bowls and allowed us to eat with our dogs...

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Mark C, Manager at BEST WESTERN Abbots Barton Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Delighted to read that you and your four legged friends enjoyed your recent stay with us. We like to make all pets stays as comfortable as possible as they are guests of ours as well. We look forward to welcoming you back very soon. Kind Regards

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were pleasantly surprised by the quality of the hotel, courteous staff and hotel location - recommend it for anyone visiting Canterbury - only a short walk to centre to centre. Also the breakfast was good with a nice selection of hot and cold options.

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Mark C, Manager at BEST WESTERN Abbots Barton Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Im pleased to read that you enjoyed your recent stay with us and that our location was perfect for your needs. Thank you for mentioning my team and our breakfast offerings. Kind Regards

Warlingham
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were pleasantly surprised by how close to the centre of Canterbury it was - only a 15 minute walk (and I walk slowly!). Room was lovely and comfortable, staff were very pleasant and helpful. Great bar and lounge and breakfast was very good. No complaints at all :)

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Mark C, Manager at BEST WESTERN Abbots Barton Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I'm pleased to read that you enjoyed your recent stay with us and that our location to the city centre was a pleasant surprise. Thank you for mentioning my team and our breakfast offerings. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind Regards.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had to find a last minute venue and the abbots barton did not disappoint. Every request was granted and all the staff were extremely friendly. Emma in particular was very calm on the day and very accomodating. Highly recommended!

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Mark C, Manager at BEST WESTERN Abbots Barton Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am delighted to read that we were able to make your special day a memorable one. Thank you for mentioning my team, Emma in particular, your kind comments have been passed onto her. Kind Regards

Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This interior of this hotel really follows the impression given by the exterior: Good old fashioned English hotel. While the style is old, the interior did not appear to be worn down, and all facilities were in good working order. Did only stay for a short night, so cannot comment on the garden and such, but it did seem like...

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Mark C, Manager at BEST WESTERN Abbots Barton Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Delighted to read that you enjoyed your recent stay with us and that everything was to your liking. Our decor is kept in keeping of a Victorian Gothic Mansion, and we are in the process of upgrading the entire hotel with additional facilities. We hope to welcome you back on your next Canterbury visit, hopefully...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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Additional Information about BEST WESTERN Abbots Barton Hotel

Address: 36 New Dover Road, Canterbury CT1 3DU, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Canterbury
Price Range: $98 - $214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN Abbots Barton Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 40
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“At Xmas there is plenty of atmosphere. There are also firms Xmas parties.”
 of 5 bubbles 481ronb, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“older part of hotel very cosy we had room 104”
 of 5 bubbles susanOxted, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Twin room in old building was large with an large bathroom too - Room no 223”
 of 5 bubbles SuzySmithSurrey, 23 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Best views are over the gardens and if you can stretch to it, book a superior room, they are worth every penny!”
 of 5 bubbles Pink_Lady_MBB, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Top floors will have no one above to produce creaks!”
 of 5 bubbles alasg3, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
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