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Guest Rating: 4.5
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27 St Thomas Hill

Canterbury, 

Kent, 


CT2 8HW,  United Kingdom
We would like to take this opportunity to welcome you to The City of Canterbury Guest House. We offer superior accommodation with great views .. Situated less than a mile from the city centre offering history virtually on our door step. Endless restaurants and shop to choose from which will suite all tastes.If your visit is to the University of Kent, the campus is less than a 2 minute walk away.
  • Family owned
  • friendly staff
  • great breakfast
  • Very clean
  • free parking
  • next to university
  • Atmospheric
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Guest Reviews
Guest reviews for The City of Canterbury, Canterbury are provided by real guests who have actually stayed at the property.
Rooms:
4.5
Value:
4.5
Friendliness:
4.9
Cleanliness:
4.5
Facilities:
4.3
Staff service:
4.8
Location:
4.5
Breakfast:
4.6
Guest Rating: 4.5
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Ulrich
Alone
Stayed: May '17
5
Would recommend to others.
Rooms:
5
Value:
5
Friendliness:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Facilities:
5
Staff service:
5
Location
5
Breakfast:
5
"Cozy and clean room"
I was invited by the University and stayed two nights at this bed&breakfast.… Read more
"Cozy and clean room"
I was invited by the University and stayed two nights at this bed&breakfast. Read less
Likes:
The University is very close by and it is a lovely walk into the city centre. The staff is friendly and helpful. The rooms are clean and cozy.
Dislikes:
None
Guest Review for The City of Canterbury, Canterbury
Michael
Alone
Stayed: Apr '17
5
Would recommend to others.
Rooms:
5
Value:
5
Friendliness:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Facilities:
5
Staff service:
5
Location
5
Breakfast:
5
"Great option for campus business."
I was in Canterbury for two nights to attend a conference at the University of Kent. I could not ask for better location or accommodation. Easy access to both campus and town. John was great and very… Read more
"Great option for campus business."
I was in Canterbury for two nights to attend a conference at the University of Kent. I could not ask for better location or accommodation. Easy access to both campus and town. John was great and very welcoming. Full breakfast set me up nicely for each day. Read less
Likes:
Location was perfect. Excellent value. Felt very welcome.
Dislikes:
No, it was a top-notch b&b experience. Nothing too fancy but all the right touches. Warm and welcoming.
Guest Review for The City of Canterbury, Canterbury
Sarah
Group of Adults
Stayed: Apr '17
4
Would recommend to others.
Rooms:
4
Value:
4
Friendliness:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Facilities:
4
Staff service:
5
Location
5
Breakfast:
5
"Just what we neeeded"
Overnight for university event… Read more
"Just what we neeeded"
Overnight for university event Read less
Likes:
The welcome. the telephone call just before we set off
Dislikes:
Some sound intrusion from neigh you room
Guest Review for The City of Canterbury, Canterbury
More Information
AA 4 Stars Guest Accommodation
Parking
On-site parking, Free parking
Types of Payment Accepted at The City of Canterbury
Cash (Sterling), Credit card, Debit card
Payment Cards accepted at the property
Master Card Maestro Visa Visa Electron Solo 
Check-in: 2:00 PM till 9:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
Policies
Children Policy: No preference
Smoking Policy: No smoking
Pet Policy: No pets
Cancellation Policy
Booking Terms and Conditions
Accessibility
Languages Spoken
English
German
The building was first registered as an ale house in 1803 by Flints Brewers of Stour street,Canterbury, the City of Canterbury had 3 bars and a shop selling local produce. Originally the building had a thatched roof which was later replaced withKentpeg tiles. At the rear of the building, which was originally the kitchen, a large slab was discovered beneath which was a well, behind the building was originally hop gardens.

In 1971 the City of Canterbury closed its doors for the last time as a public house and was converted in to student accommodation servicing the local St Edmunds School.

We reopened the doors to the public, as a guest house, in August 2002 initially operating just 3 rooms. We have now expanded, due to increased demand, refurbishing further rooms to the present level of 8 rooms, all offering en suite or private facilities. Although the original 3 bars have been removed we have retained the original feel and period setting now used for our reception and breakfast area, also a comfortable lounge with views across the city.
Style of property
Comfortable, Homely, Rustic, Traditional
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