Holiday Inn Express Canterbury

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

Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site car park

Luggage storage
24-hour services

Late check-in/ -out

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Cafe

Dining room

Laundry
TV

Flat-screen TV

Elevator

Lift

Overview

Holiday Inn Express Canterbury is located in a leisure area of Canterbury, about 11 km away from Howletts Wild Animal Park. Built in 1999 and remodeled in 2011, the business hotel combines historic architecture and modern facilities.

The hotel’s great location offers quick access to a gallery, a church and a theater. The city center is 5 km away from the hotel.

Restaurants, cafés and bars are set close to the property.

Holiday Inn Express Canterbury can be reached in 45 minutes by car from London Southend airport.

Rooms

The hotel comprises 89 rooms equipped with climate control, Wi-Fi, a personal computer, an iron with ironing board and a sofa. Some of the bright rooms feature the garden view. Decorated in smart design, the rooms offer private bathrooms with a shower and a hairdryer as well as an electric kettle, a dishwasher and coffee/tea makers for self-catering.

Eat & Drink

Guests can have a buffet breakfast from 06:30 to 09:00. The lounge restaurant provides special meals. Lounge bar offers various types of tea, afternoon tea and coffee. Treating guests with Indian and British dishes, Harbledowns at Holiday Inn Express Canterbury is 550 meters away.

Services

Guests can benefit from a storage room, a vending machine and a lift.

Relax

Various activities, including hiking and cycling, are available on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible on site for free.

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
  • Wi-Fi
  • On-site car park
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in/ -out
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Luggage storage
  • Lift
  • Currency exchange
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Vending machines
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Hiking
  • Cycling
  • Golf course

Services

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

Dining facilities

  • Continental breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Leisure facilities

  • Garden area
  • BBQ facilities

Room facilities

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

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator
  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave

Media

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

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 12 pm FREE

Children and extra beds

There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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 Centre
  • 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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Rooms and availability

Holiday Inn Express Canterbury photos Room
Double Room
  • Room size:

    220 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Facilities for disabled
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Connecting room
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Rollaway bed
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Universal AC/DC adapters
  • Wake up service
  • Stereo
  • Radio

Holiday Inn Express Canterbury Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Province Of East Kent2.7 mi
  • Canterbury Cathedral2.8 mi
  • Sidney Cooper Gallery2.8 mi
  • Castle Arts2.9 mi
  • Royal Museum & Art Gallery2.9 mi
  • Animal Arts2.9 mi

Places of interest

  • Chaucer College2.2 mi
  • Templeman Library2.5 mi
  • Westgate2.7 mi
  • Canterbury Castle2.8 mi

Train stations

  • Canterbury WestTrain Station2.7 mi
  • Canterbury East Train Station2.9 mi

Amusement

  • Cinema 32.5 mi

Museums

  • Masonic Library & Museum Trust2.7 mi
  • Canterbury Heritage Museum2.9 mi

Parks

  • Mount Ephraim Gardens2.2 mi

Theaters

  • Gulbenkian Theatre2.3 mi
  • The Marlow Theatre2.9 mi

Public parking

Local attractions

  • RSPB Reserve Blean Woods 1.8 mi
    Church Wood, Rough Common Road Rough Common
  • St Dunstan\'s Church2.5 mi
    80 London Road
  • The Goods Shed2.8 mi
    Station Road West
  • Mount Ephraim Gardens2.5 mi
    Mount Ephraim Staple Street Hernhill
  • Westgate Gardens2.7 mi
    Westgate Grove
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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Cities nearby
  • Faversham hotels - 14 km
  • Whitstable hotels - 10 km
  • Waltham (Kent) hotels - 13 km
  • Chislet hotels - 10 km
  • Littlebourne hotels - 7 km
  • Sarre hotels - 13 km
  • Sandwich hotels - 18 km
  • Alkham hotels - 18 km
  • Chestfield hotels - 9 km
  • Petham hotels - 6 km

Holiday Inn Express Canterbury Reviews

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

Average guest rating

7.4out of 10
Very good
Based on 948 reviews

Rating by category:

Rooms
8.0
Service
8.0
Value
8.0
Dining
8.0
Location
2.0

Guest reviews

  • Group of friends
    9.2

    Clean comfy hotel, excellen location for Canterbury.

    A little noisy at night ( a group of Rugby players!!)

  • Family with children
    7.4

    Quiet location close to Canterbury. Room was very clean.

    Room was cold on arrival; turned heater up which gradually solved it but it took time.

  • Group of friends
    7.4

    Rooms are very nice. I like the bathroom design. Clean, tidy and comfortable.

    Food need to be improved. I do not have a car, so travel is always by taxi.

  • Family with children
    5.8

    Breakfast was chaotic. No organisation - Managers just stared at me with a silly grin on their faces, didnt direct me to a table or advise on what was available.

  • Family with children
    8.8

    the free breakfast was much better than expected - great coffee!

  • Group of friends
    6.6

    It was too noisy due to the motorway. It was also very badly signposted

  • Family with children
    8.2

    very convenient. oarking no problem. reception friendly

  • Family with children
    9.2

    The relaxed friendly attmosphere.

    The limited evening meal menu.

  • Family with children
    9.6

    Very comfortable room and well decorated with modern feel. Great to have breakfast included in price.

    Nothing but prefer bath to shower!

  • Family with children
    9.6

    exellent facilities hel[pful staff

    signage on approach to hotel

  • Family with children
    6.4

    The room was quiet and the towels soft.

    The restaurant was slow and whilst the food was satisfactory it was overpriced.

  • Single
    10.0

    The hotel remains excellent value with the services available.very good.

  • Older travelers
    7.0

    Budget comfort overnight close to Dover.

  • Family with children
    10.0

    the staff were amazing couldnt thank them enough

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    convenience to the university to pick up our daughter; good sized room

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 Centre
  • 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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