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What are customers saying about Hotel Direct?

Weekend in London

Weekend in LondonI`ve never booked a break by the internet before, but Hotel Direct has easy to follow steps and you can check your booking as you go along. Everything worked out from Train tickets to Hotel reservation to Theatre tickets. We had a wonderful weekend in London and I would definitely book through Hotel Direct again.No problems at all.

Excellent break

Excellent break - wonderful hotel, location and staff.

Great offer

Great offer and convenient way to book a theatre break would definitely recommend to family and friends.

Excellent

Easy to book and communications all very good and easy to follow.No issues on check in or collecting theatre tickets.

Theatre rail break to London!

We booked a theatre rail break to London through Hotels Direct. The website was easy to use, price was great and the booking process was extremely easy and quick to sort out. Booking confirmations were sent by email immediately, so everything was on my phone with no need to print anything out which makes life easier (and saves trees). I`ve used Hotels Direct twice for a similar break and everything went according to plan both times. Will definitely use them again in the future and would recommend them.

Weekend Break in London

Combined tickets and hotel booking for a London break.Excellent experience on the website, everything worked just as it should, Good price for 1st Class rail tickets.Booking confirmed on our behalf before the weekend.Cannot fault the service

Really enjoyed the break

Really enjoyed the break we booked with Hotel Direct, hotel was wonderful.

Hotel Direct an excellent company to deal with

We found Hotel Direct an excellent company to deal with. Their booking procedure was easy as was arranging the train journey, and the Tower Hotel was excellent. The email sent by them a few days before our journey, confirming all the arrangements, was a nice touch and very reassuring.

Easy Process

Great service and competitive price.

Good value for money

Good value for money, excellent.

Why book with Hotel Direct?

With Hotel Direct booking a Canterbury hotel couldn't be easier. We have several different search options including searching by area, star rating and landmarks such as Canterbury Cathedral. Unlike many hotel booking companies, we continue working for you long after your booking is made. Uniquely, we will contact your hotel 2 days before you arrive to make sure your reservation is in place for you, we will even send you an email with the name of the person who confirmed it! This means you will never have to worry about issues at check-in and can be assured that you are in safe hands.

Why stay in Canterbury?


The historic city of Canterbury lies on the River Stour in Kent. As one of the most visited cities in Britain, Canterbury is steeped in tradition yet it is also a modern and vibrant city with a thriving student population. Canterbury's skyline is dominated by the beautiful Cathedral, and although it is the oldest in England, the city has many ancient ruins that are worth exploring. Whatever your reason for visiting the inspirational city from enjoying an overnight stay to a relaxing break, it couldn't be easier with Hotel Direct's fabulous array of hotels.

City Centre hotels


Canterbury has a wealth of sights and visitor attractions and experiencing the city's history and heritage couldn't be easier from one of the City Centre hotels. There are plenty of walking trails and guided walks that will let you explore the winding lanes and street, allowing you to make the most of your time there.

Single Rates


As a medieval city with four universities, Canterbury has lots of student appeal, with an eclectic mix of architecture, shops and great nightlife. Whether you're heading to the city for an interview or meeting up with current students, we have a great range of single rates giving you a place to stay when visiting your loved ones.

Cheap Canterbury hotels


Canterbury is the perfect location for those looking for a spot of retail therapy with an array of high street names as well as a fantastic range of independent shops available. Whitefriars Shopping Centre has over 70 stores and is conveniently located in the heart of the city centre. The city's King's Mile, Westgate and St Dunstan's areas are also nearby and offer a range of specialist and individual shops from jewellery, antiques and fine art. If you save money booking one of the cheap Canterbury hotels we have on offer, you'll have more money in your pocket to treat yourself to something to special.

4 star hotels in Canterbury


If you're thinking about taking in a show at The Marlowe Theatre, then booking one of the nearby 4 star hotels in Canterbury will put you in the perfect location. The 1,200-seat theatre was named after the playwright Christopher Marlowe, who was born in the city and plays an integral part of its history. Whether you want to enjoy a pantomime during the festive period or watch a famous West End musical then you'll be spoilt for choice.

Luxury Canterbury hotels


Canterbury possesses a timeless and inspiring culture set against a backdrop of historic architecture and beautiful scenic views. It will come as no surprize that there are many luxury Canterbury hotels available, which combined with the fine restaurants and welcoming pubs give a complete experience.