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Rated from 1 to 5, a higher number of stars indicates a better quality, range of services and facilities with an emphasis on 6 key areas – cleanliness, service, food, bedrooms, bathrooms and hospitality.

The merit score for this hotel is 82%. This helps you to compare quality between hotels of the same star rating.

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Customer rating 8 / 10
Based on 1474 reviews

Centrally located with stylish accommodation and good eating options

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At a glance

3 Rosette restaurant
Breakfast Award
Family rooms
Wheelchair accessible
Indoor parking

ABode Canterbury is a stylish hotel located on the city's main street. A range of well-appointed bedrooms and suites is available, many retaining original features, all boasting modern facilities and smart en suites. A choice of dining options and bars include The County Restaurant, a smart Champagne Bar, and the more relaxed and hip Old Brewery Tavern.

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  • En-suite rooms: 72
  • Family rooms: 10
  • Dogs allowed on premises
  • Broadband available
  • Wi-Fi available
  • Freeview TV in rooms

Room rates

  • Single room, minimum price: £124
  • Double room, minimum price: £139

Opening times

  • Open all year


  • Fully air-conditioned
  • Night porter
  • Lift available
  • Outdoor parking spaces: 40 (charged)
  • Indoor parking spaces: 4 (charged)


  • Accessible bedrooms: 2
  • Walk-in showers


  • Children welcome
  • Cots provided
  • High chairs
  • Children's portions or menu


  • Gym
  • Christmas entertainment programme
  • New Year entertainment programme


  • Theatre-style holds (maximum): 140
  • Classroom-style holds (maximum): 48
  • Boardroom-style holds (maximum): 20


  • Holds a civil ceremony licence
  • Maximum number of guests: 100

Getting here

M2 junction 7. Follow Canterbury signs onto ring road. At Wincheap roundabout turn into city. Left into Rosemary Lane, into Stour Street. Hotel at end.

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Nearest airport


Nearest train station

Canterbury West

Nearest motorway junction

M2 junction 7
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