We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Canterbury Cathedral Lodge

Traveller (457)
Room & Suite (191)
Dining (42)
Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
Canterbury Cathedral Lodge is a unique and contemporary hotel and conference venue situated in the inspirational grounds of Canterbury Cathedral, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the heart of the city of Canterbury, Kent. Renowned for stylish and comfortable hotel accommodation with stunning views of the Cathedral and a superb conference venue for meetings, conferences, events and wedding receptions. The Cathedral Lodge offers the best located hotel accommodation in the city. Guests enjoy going to bed and waking up the next morning enjoying the wonderful view of the Cathedral from their bedroom window.
Read more
Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Public Wifi
Wheelchair Access
Show more
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Good to know
Park View
Great View
100Room tips
Traveller rating
  • 894
  • 361
  • 81
  • 24
  • 12
Time of year
Traveller type
  • More languages
  • Filter
  • English
Popular mentions
Wonderful place to stay overlooking Canterbury Cathedral! Right in the heart of town so perfect for shopping and bars. Lovely clean hotel rooms. Breakfast was really nice and a fantastic selection. Very good value for money
Read more
Review collected in partnership with this hotel
A simple hotel but the location overlooking the Cathedral is unbeatable. You need to book parking in advance. Rooms are very simple beds not brilliantly comfortable but it has a wonderful view and is very quiet. Breakfast was good. Work on the Cathedral close grounds is likely
Read more
Inside the grounds right on top of town centre plenty of bars every type of food shopping , and of course the cathedral,book early for parking inside the cathedral grounds ,staff service rooms breakfast all very good highly recommended
Read more
Review collected in partnership with this hotel
This Is a beautiful place to stay in a wonderful setting. The rooms are clean and comfortable with good access via lift and stairs to upper floors. The breakfast is excellent in a lovely dining room with lots of choice. The lodge library offers an opportunity for quiet
Read more
A very well run lovely Lodge with friendly staff and a great selection of local food on the menu, my stay was only for two days,however, should anybody asked me to identify a hotel in the area I would definitely select the Cathedral Lodge.
Read more
Response from Sandra H, Guest Relations Manager at Canterbury Cathedral Lodge
Responded 4 days ago
Dear Reviewer Many thanks for taking the time to post such complimentary review. It’s a pleasure to read that you enjoyed you recent stay with us and found the Lodge to be a good base from which to visit your daughter at the University. I will be certain to share your kind comments with the rest of the team and do hope we are able to welcome you back soon. With kind regards Joanne Thompson
Read more
Album Categories
All photosTravellerRoom & SuiteDining Business Centre & Event RoomsFamily and Play Areas
Professional photo exclusively commissioned by TripAdvisorCanterbury Cathedral Lodge
The Lodge Double Room at the Canterbury Cathedral Lodge
Professional photo exclusively commissioned by TripAdvisorCanterbury Cathedral Lodge
The Lodge Double Room at the Canterbury Cathedral Lodge
Photo provided by managementCanterbury Cathedral Lodge
our room 215
Room 107
Is there parking?
As Canterbury Cathedral Lodge is situated within the Cathedral Grounds, we have a limited amount of car parking spaces available for guests. Parking is not guaranteed and needs to be pre-booked before you arrive by contracting reception on 00 44 1227 865350. If in the likely event we have no spaces left, we are able to offer a reduced cost electronic parking permit, valid in the car parks listed below at £6.00 for 24hours or £1.50 for overnight (6pm-10am). Car parking permits can be purchased and paid for online and reception will activate the permit on arrival, before you park your car. The nearest car parks where permits are valid are: Queningate (102 spaces) / Longport (105) / Castle Row (87) / St Radigunds (304) / Holmans Meadow (208) / North Lane (38) / Station Road West (80) / Castle Row (87). Guests are welcome to come into the Cathedral Grounds to drop off luggage and register their parking permit at reception.
0 votes
Show all answers
Many thanks for your query Mike. Although we don't offer a laundry service, there is a nearby facility that a member of our Reception team would be pleased to direct you to when you are here. Please don't hesitate to contact us if we can be of any future assistance. With knid regards Canterbury Cathedral Lodge Team
1 vote
There is a limited amount of on site car parking. Book the car parking hen you reserve your room and you could get a spot inside the cathedral grounds and 1 minute walk from the hotel.
0 votes
Show all answers
Dear Annamaria So sorry for the delay in response! You would of course be very welcome to stay with you baby. Please do discuss your requirements with our Reservation team when you make a booking to ensure you have a larger room to allow a travel cot if required. We hope to welcome you to the Lodge soon.
0 votes
Show all answers
Dear Helen M Many thanks for your query & apologies for the delay in response. We do have one Flat which has two bedrooms (2 single beds, 1 double bed) in addition to a lounge with flat-screen TV and a kitchen with oven, microwave, fridge, toaster and kettle. Please do note that this is located in our adjacent Burgate Annexe on the second floor, with no lift access (approx. 40 stairs). Please don't hesitate to call us if you require further information or see our website for more details. With kind regards Lodge Team
0 votes
Show all answers
"Room overlooking the Cathedral"
"Pay a little more for cathedral veiw"
"An elevated room that is on the top floor at the rear of the Lodge and provides a beautiful view of the Cathedral."
"Accommodation is excellent, bedding ultra-comfortable and the view of the Cathedral fabulous, "
"I always love a bottle of water"
US$128 - US$187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
canterbury cathedral hotel canterbury
United KingdomEnglandCanterbury
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing