Holiday Inn Express Canterbury

Upper Harbledown, Canterbury, United Kingdom, CT2 9HX  show map
 3 stars
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Holiday Inn Express Canterbury

Free Wi-Fi
Free parking
Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Food/ Drinks

Restaurant

Cafe

Dining room

Lobby bar

Laundry
TV

Flat-screen TV

Elevator

Overview

Holiday Inn Express Canterbury is a 3-star excellent property offering a contemporary accommodation steps away from University of Kent, Chaucer College and Greyfriars Chapel and Franciscan Gardens. The hotel opened its doors in 1999 and was remodeled in 2011.

The ideal location makes a church, a theater and a gallery easily reachable. The property is set within 5 km distance from the city center.

The hotel boasts close proximity to restaurants, cafés and bars.

Guests will find Dunkirk, Denstead Lane (adj) bus stop next to Holiday Inn Express Canterbury. The property is set 40 km from London Southend airport.

Rooms

Holiday Inn Express Canterbury provides 89 guestrooms appointed with climate control, an iron with ironing board, a sofa, a personal computer and Wi-Fi for a pleasant stay in Canterbury. Holiday Inn Express Canterbury offers rooms with the garden view. The rooms feature private bathrooms as well as an electric kettle, coffee/tea makers and a dishwasher for self-catering.

Eat & Drink

The hotel serves a hot breakfast from 06:30 to 09:00. The lounge restaurant provides special meals. Lounge bar is available on site. Guests can dine at Harbledowns at Holiday Inn Express Canterbury located within a 10-minute walk of the property.

Services

Holiday Inn Express Canterbury welcomes guests, offering currency exchange, a luggage storage and an elevator along with a business center, a conference room and a copier.

Relax

On-site activities feature hiking and cycling.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

The personnel at the hotel speaks English, Italian, Portuguese, Romanian.

Year renovated:   2011.  Number of rooms:   89.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Vending machines
  • Carte blanche
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Hiking
  • Cycling
  • Golf course

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Doctor on call
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Lobby bar

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots

Leisure facilities

  • Garden area
  • BBQ facilities

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Wet bar
  • Adjoining rooms
  • Dining room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator
  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Paid movies/Video
  • Multi-line phone
  • Free local telephone calls
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 19 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Upper Harbledown, Canterbury, United Kingdom, CT2 9HX

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City Center
  • Canterbury
    3.0 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Canterbury WestTrain Station
    2.7 mi
  • Canterbury East Train Station
    2.9 mi
  • Bus stop
    2000 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of rooms:
    89

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Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds or 1 Double bed and 1 Sofa bed
Size: 220 sq. feet
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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Private bathroom
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    How to reach hotel

    hotel Holiday Inn Express Canterbury Canterbury location
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    Hotel Address:

    Upper Harbledown, Canterbury, United Kingdom, CT2 9HX

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    City Center
    • Canterbury
      3.0 mi
    Airports
    Train Stations
    • Canterbury WestTrain Station
      2.7 mi
    • Canterbury East Train Station
      2.9 mi
    • Bus stop
      2000 ft
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  12 pm
    • Year renovated:
      2011
    • Number of rooms:
      89

    Hotel Awards

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    What's nearby

    Tourist attractions

    • Province Of East Kent - 2.7 mi
    • Canterbury Cathedral - 2.8 mi
    • Sidney Cooper Gallery - 2.8 mi
    • Royal Museum & Art Gallery - 2.9 mi
    • Castle Arts - 2.9 mi
    • Animal Arts - 2.9 mi

    Places of interest

    • Chaucer College - 2.2 mi
    • Templeman Library - 2.5 mi
    • The Canterbury Tales Visitor Attraction - 2.9 mi

    Train stations

    • Canterbury WestTrain Station - 2.7 mi
    • Canterbury East Train Station - 2.9 mi

    Amusement

    • Cinema 3 - 2.5 mi
    • East Station Snooker Club - 2.9 mi

    Museums

    • Masonic Library & Museum Trust - 2.7 mi
    • Canterbury Heritage Museum - 2.9 mi
    • Museum Of Canterbury - 2.9 mi
    • Royal Museum and Art Gallery with Buffs Regimental Museum - 2.9 mi

    Parks

    • Mount Ephraim Gardens - 2.2 mi

    Theaters

    • Gulbenkian Theatre - 2.3 mi
    • The Marlow Theatre - 2.9 mi

    Public parking

    Local attractions

    • RSPB Reserve Blean Woods - 1.5 mi
      Church Wood, Rough Common Road, Canterbury
    • Mount Ephraim Gardens - 2.6 mi
      Staplestreet Road, Hernhill
    • Canterbury Cathedral - 3.0 mi
      The Precincts, Canterbury
    • Druidstone Park - 2.1 mi
      Honey Hill, Canterbury
    • Greyfriars Chapel and Franciscan Gardens - 2.8 mi
      Stour Street, Canterbury
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  12 pm
    • Year renovated:
      2011
    • Number of rooms:
      89

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    Holiday Inn Express Canterbury Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Holiday Inn Express Canterbury

    Average guest rating

    7.6out of 10
    Fabulous
    Based on 517 reviews

    Rating by category:

    Location
    4.5
    Rooms
    8.5
    Service
    8.0
    Value
    8.0
    Dining
    8.0

    Guest reviews

    • Single
      7.4

      Easy access and clean comfortable room.

      The food available for supper was awful - I ordered chicken curry and it was made with the bitty dark meat from a chicken and didn't taste remotely like curry, it was very disappointing. The poppadom was oily and the mango chutney tasteless...

    • Single
      7.8

      Excellent value for money and conveniently placed for Canterbury and the M2

    • Older travelers
      7.8

      Hotel clean and still quite new. Lots of free parking space. Handy for Canterbury and surrounding areas. Probably a good overnight stop if you live in the North of the UK and are using the Channel Tunnel or the Ferries and want to break the journey. Staff friendly. Breakfast now seems to be included in room rate (Best to check though.).

      Guest room walls carry sound to neighbouring rooms. (Got woken up on last night by loud drunken guests coming into next room at 3.30 a.m.)

    • Family with children
      8.2

      Location is very close to the motorway. Still we did not have any trouble with noise. Staff was very friendly and helpfull.

    • Family with children
      7.4

      Computer system was down, payment was taken upon arrival but receipt/invoice was not given to me. I had to ask for it the next morning, rather than being put through the door immediately after processing as promised by hotel staff

    • Family with children
      8.8

      A very comfortable night was had and a good breakfast to start the day.Enjoyable and easy to find!

    • Older travelers
      7.4

      good clean room and facilities. Nice breakfast but quite busy at certain times.

    • Older travelers
      9.6

      Convenient alongside the A2, better to stay in than around Dover when using the cross channel ferry. About five minutes from Canterbury city car parks. A good small city to visit with plenty of eating places, as well as, the Cathedral, Castle walls and pedestrian area of old buildings.

      Travelling from Dover on the A2 the signage is poor to find the hotel

    • Single
      7.0

      Staff were helpful

      A long way from town and not well signposted

    • Couple
      9.2

      Staff were very obliging and helpful. The rooms were large and well appointed and very quiet despite being next to the motorway.

      Access is a little tricky as you need to be on a certain side of the motorway

    • Older travelers
      10.0

      The hotel was chosen from previous experience and location, being close to the Channel Tunnel. It was just as expected, clean,comfortable and a good location for our needs.

    • Older travelers
      10.0

      It was very close to Canterbury, thre room was great and the staff very helpfuln infact you could not have wished for more.

    • Older travelers
      9.6

      The beds at the Holiday Inn Express Canterbury are more comfortable than any other hotel of the same class in the area.

      We thought the choice at breakfast has reduced since our last visit last year. The cooked breakfast only consisted of sausages and scrambled egg. And the buffet only had a choice of peaches and grapefruit, my wife would have liked prunes.

    • Family with children
      7.0

      Good value for money, clean room but small, excellent breakfast.

      Bit far from town, difficult to find when coming from Canterbury first time.

    • Older travelers
      9.2

      The staff were very helpfull,room very clean, excellent value for money.evening meal served over three hours so no pressure to return early evening for meal. food excellent.

      Would have liked more blankets and softer pillows. We did find the room a little cold.

    How to reach hotel

    hotel Holiday Inn Express Canterbury Canterbury location
    Show big map »

    Hotel Address:

    Upper Harbledown, Canterbury, United Kingdom, CT2 9HX

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Canterbury
      3.0 mi
    Airports
    Train Stations
    • Canterbury WestTrain Station
      2.7 mi
    • Canterbury East Train Station
      2.9 mi
    • Bus stop
      2000 ft
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  12 pm
    • Year renovated:
      2011
    • Number of rooms:
      89

    Hotel Awards

    UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedCanterburyHoliday Inn Express Canterbury

    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
    Best Family Hotels in United Kingdom

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