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AA 4 Stars Guest Accommodation
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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:
4.6
Facilities:
4.3
Staff service:
4.8
Location:
4.5
Breakfast:
4.6
Guest Rating: 4.5
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Paul
Group of Adults
Stayed: Sep '17
5
Would recommend to others.
Rooms:
5
Value:
5
Friendliness:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Facilities:
5
Staff service:
5
Location
5
Breakfast:
5
"Very good experience"
Very good everything was as advertised… Read more
"Very good experience"
Very good everything was as advertised Read less
Likes:
Staff breakfast and location
Dislikes:
No
Guest Review for The City of Canterbury, Canterbury
Jackie
Mature Couple
Stayed: Aug '17
5
Would recommend to others.
Rooms:
5
Value:
5
Friendliness:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Facilities:
5
Staff service:
5
Location
5
Breakfast:
5
"Comfortable stay in a convenient location"
We liked the location just out of the city centre so we could walk in to see the sights, and easily drive out to the music festival we were going to. The room was comfortable, and quiet at night as it… Read more
"Comfortable stay in a convenient location"
We liked the location just out of the city centre so we could walk in to see the sights, and easily drive out to the music festival we were going to. The room was comfortable, and quiet at night as it was located at the rear of the property overlooking the garden. The owners were welcoming and friendly and cooked a good poached egg!There was enough off-road car parking at the front of the property. Read less
Likes:
The bed was very comfortable. The room was good value for money in a city where accommodation can be expensive.
Dislikes:
We were okay with it, but some people might not like a ground floor room which comes directly off the open plan dining room area.
Guest Review for The City of Canterbury, Canterbury
Barbara
Group of Adults
Stayed: Jul '17
5
Would recommend to others.
Rooms:
5
Value:
5
Friendliness:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Facilities:
5
Staff service:
5
Location
5
Breakfast:
4
"Convenient location and very good service."
Booked 3 rooms for ourselves and friends for a college reunion.… Read more
"Convenient location and very good service."
Booked 3 rooms for ourselves and friends for a college reunion. Read less
Likes:
Comfortable rooms, friendly service, excellent breakfasts. Comfortable sitting area downstairs where we could gather and chat. Appreciated the parking space, rare in Canterbury!
Dislikes:
Rooms at the front were a bit noisy because of the main road outside.
Could have done with shampoo as well as shower gel in the bathrooms.
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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