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Abbots Barton Hotel, Canterbury

36 New Dover Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 3DU, UK
Abbots Barton Hotel, Canterbury Abbots Barton Hotel, Canterbury 01227 760341 36 New Dover Road Canterbury
95 out of 100% 4 votes
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  • Free Wifi
  • Private Car Park
  • Lift
  • Pets Allowed

Set in tranquil surroundings the Best Western Abbots Barton Hotel boasts all the charm of a country hotel with the convenience of Canterbury city centre just a 10 minutes walk away. From classic rooms to contemporary deluxe suites, you are sure to find the perfect accommodation when looking for a hotel in East Kent.

Rooms & Facilities
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  • Free Wifi
  • Private Car Park
  • Lift
  • Pets Allowed

Number of Bedrooms: 77

Parking Spaces: 40

Steps into Hotel: 0

Check In Time: 3pm

Check Out Time: 11am

The Best Western Abbots Barton Hotel in Canterbury is a grand Victoria Gothic hotel set amongst 2 acres of beautiful tranquil landscaped gardens. As well as being a delightful place for a hotel break in Kent, the Abbots Barton is the ideal base for visiting the city of Canterbury as it’s just a short 10 minutes walk away and with free parking at the hotel there is no stress of finding costly city centre parking. Dover Ferry Terminal is just a 20 minutes drive away so if you are travelling across the seas make the Abbots Barton your stop over of choice.

Home to 77 bedrooms, the Abbots Barton Hotel offers a choice from small classic rooms to contemporary deluxe suites perfect for longer stays or to celebrate a special occasion. Each room features a TV, complimentary toiletries within a private bathroom which includes a shower bath and hairdryer plus an electric kettle in a complimentary tea & coffee station. There is limited rooms with walk-in showers only and lift access is available to all bedrooms.

Savour the finest British cuisine at the Best Western Abbots Barton Hotel, featuring ethically sourced seasonal ingredients sourced from local suppliers and farms whenever feasible. Although the bar and restaurant are currently temporarily closed for refurbishment the hotel is offering a light room service menu. Breakfast is still available each morning and is a choice of continental or full-cooked options.

The Abbots Barton Hotel offers great late deals and special offers on short breaks throughout the year.



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tick Family Room for 4
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Explore ther diverse range of bedrooms available at the Abbots Barton Hotel. Each distinguished by its individual shape, size, and decor, ensuring a fresh and unique experience with every visit.

Each bedroom at the Abbots Baron Hotel features a private modern bathroom and includes complimentary toiletries, a shower over bath, towel warmer, speaker and hairdryer. Enjoy the use of a screen mirroring TV, USB radio alarm clock, electric kettle with a complimentary tea & coffee station.

The following upgrades are also available for that special hotel break away

The Executive King room is a lovely spacious room with a king-sized bed as well as featuring the same great amenities as the standard rooms.

The Suite features the main bedroom, a separate comfortable living space with sofa and a modern private bathroom which includes dual sinks, walk-in shower, a free-standing bath and a speaker. Includes complimentary premium toiletries, bathrobes, slippers and a hairdryer. Enjoy the use of 2 screen mirroring TVs, USB radio alarm clock, an electric coffee machine, a kettle, a fridge, ice bucket with a complimentary tea & coffee station.

Bar & Restaurant

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While the hotel is undergoing refurbishment, the bar and restaurant will be temporarily closed.

You can still enjoy breakfast on weekdays from 6:30am to 9:30am and on weekends from 7am to 10am.

Additionally, a light menu is available for collection or room service and features handcrafted pizzas and a variety of drinks.


Location & Directions

Directions to the Abbots Barton Hotel in Canterbury

Take A2 to south of Canterbury, then A2050 into Canterbury. The Best Western Abbots Barton Hotel is on the left after one and a half miles.

Nearest motorway: M2, J7 - 8miles
Nearest train station: Canterbury East, 1mile
Nearest airport: London Gatwick, 65 miles
Free parking on site (38 spaces)

Notice Board

Hotel Notice Board

Whilst refurbish works are being carried out at the hotel, the hotel are currently offering Bed and Breakfast and Room Only Rates.
The restaurant and bar will be closed during the refurbishments, but a light room service menu is available. Breakfast is still available weekdays 6:30am-9:30am and weekends 7am-10am
Please note that there will be some building work at the back of the hotel over the next 6 months, but this will cause minimal disruption to guests stay. 

Things to See and Do
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While the Best Western Abbots Barton Hotel offers a fantastic indoor experience, those in search of outdoor adventure or relaxation will find it's location equally impressive. Proximity to coastal and country walks, opportunities for river and sea fishing, and the chance to try something unique, like clay pigeon shooting at the local range, adds to the charm of the hotel's surroundings.

Things to see and do while staying at the Abbots Barton Hotel

Canterbury Cathedral
Howletts Zoo - Aspinall Wild Animal Park
Blean Woods RSPB Reserve
Canterbury Golf Club
Lydden Hill Race Circuit
Marlowe Theatre
Whitefriars Shopping Centre

Are Dogs Allowed?
You are welcome to bring your dog with you to stay at the Abbots Barton Hotel. There is a charge of £20 per dog per night applicable. Dog are welcome in all areas of the hotel apart from the Restaurant.
Are there Accessible Rooms at this hotel?
Currently there are no fully accessible rooms at this hotel, however there are plans for these to be added to the hotel during the current refurbishment programme. There are however 3 rooms with walk in showers and lift access is available to all rooms
Are there ground floor rooms at this hotel?
Currently there are no ground floor rooms. Lift access is available to all bedrooms.
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