Find a Canterbury hotel or guest house for the Channel Tunnel, access for the M20 (M25/M26) and M2 (A2) motorways, Canterbury Cathedral and the Roman Museum. Canterbury is steeped in Englands rich literary and historical heritage and has been welcoming visitors and pilgrims for years. Medieval poet and storyteller Geoffrey Chaucer made Canterbury the focus of his famous cautionary tales and the Elizebethan playwright, Christopher Marlowe was born in the city.
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The city has occupied something of a unique position in our imaginations as perhaps the medieval city in Britain. After the death of Thomas Becket in the 1100s Canterbury Cathedral became the focus of Christian Pilgrimages across the world, a turn of events that found further celebration in Geoffrey Chaucers bawdy medieval rom-com, The Canterbury Tales. All of which makes the very reasonable bed & breakfast accommodation provided by The Pilgrims Hotel something of ...
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|Name||Miles||Region||Rooms||Type ?||Type ?|
|Howfield Manor Hotel||2.2||Canterbury||15||51.00|
|Kings Head Inn||0.5||Canterbury||3||40.00|
|Dog Inn At Wingham||6||Wingham||8||35.00|
|Best Western Abbots Barton Hotel||0.7||Canterbury||53||50.00|
|Canterbury Cadral Lodge||0.4||Canterbury||29||89.00|
|Upper Ansdore Bed and Breakfast||5.6||Petham||4||75.00|
|Falstaff In Canterbury||0.4||Canterbury||46||53.10|
|Yorke Lodge Guest House||0.7||Canterbury||6||75.00|
|Homelea Bed Breakfast||4.3||Canterbury||4||75.00|
|Millers Arms Inn||0.5||Canterbury||11||46.75|
|House of Agnes||0.5||Canterbury||8||80.00|
|Broome Park Golf & Country Club||7.4||Barham||14||53.00|
|Travelodge Canterbury Chaucer Central||0.5||Canterbury||65||49.00|
|Holiday Inn Express Canterbury||2.8||Canterbury||89||27.50|
Room4U takes you back to 12th Century Canterbury when hotels like the Howfield Manor bore witness to the Third Crusade and Baldwin of Forte was still the citys quarrelling Archbishop. Located in a quiet rural spot off the A28 some two miles west of Canterbury City Centre this attractive ivy-clad hotel stands in five acres of pleasant landscaped gardens and offers guests a tantalising glimpse of an idyllic bygone era. French-style cuisine can be enjoyed in the hotels 1181 Restaurant. Hotel rates from £48.00 per room.
Room4U can offer massive discounts on Canterbury guest houses and bed & breakfasts that are perfect for tours of the Cathedral and wonderful days out around Coastal Kent. This is a deeply historical city with a true medieval heart. Check out the 10th Century Castle built by William the Conqueror and selected as a 'Cool Place' by the 2010 Cool Place Guide. Visitors to Canterbury can also look forward to relaxing river punts from Westgate Bridge. The River Stour flows through some classic English gardens and there's no shortage of wildlife too. The Thanington Hotel in Wincheap is probably the closest for the purpose. Call the Visitor Centre on +44 (0)1227 378100 for more details on attractions and Canterbury accommodation.
Many historical structures remain in the city, including a city wall founded in Roman times and rebuilt in the 14th century and the ruins of St Augustines Abbey. Canterbury is by-passed by the A2 London to Dover Road. It is about 50 miles from the M25 motorway, and 60 miles from Central London. If no rooms are available to book on the dates you intend to travel, Room4U will display an alternative selection of b&bs hotels and hotels in Canterbury Kent, so DO take advantage.