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22 years in travel.
Established in 1997

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Top-selling Canterbury hotel + rail breaks

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We're based in Truro, Cornwall

Our UK call centre is open Mon - Sat

In 2019 we are 22 years young!

We have the highest 5 star Google rating

We have a Trustpilot score of 4.9/ 5.0

Create your perfect break with 1000s of hotels to choose from (with special package discounts), up to 50% off rail travel from any UK station and great deals on all top theatre shows and attractions.

What are customers saying about Hotel Direct?

I always use Hotel Direct

I always use Hotel Direct, a fantastic service. Thank you.

Theatre & Hotel stay

Had theatre & hotel stay - Excellent priced!! Hotel was lovely & staff very friendly.

Brilliant!

First time using Hotel Direct to book theatre & hotel package and can honestly say it was a pleasure to deal with Hotel Direct. Had an issue with my theatre booking time, which was my fault, but called HD and lady I dealt with sorted it out for me, which means my anniversary weekend can go as planned...Thank you!! Highly recommend HD

Excellent service

Excellent service, everything in one place, easy to book and navigate.

Trouble Free

Trouble free, easy service. I would not hesitate to use the service again.

A fantastic break in London

A fantastic break in London, lovely hotel with friendly attentive staff a comfy bed with a good night`s sleep and a decent breakfast. We booked a rail and hotel combination it was quick and easy and perfect for us. I would highly recommend using Hotel Direct and I would like to thank everyone for a great weekend. Loved it !!

Hotel Direct were great to deal with

Hotel Direct were great to deal with. Very swift and smooth booking process with clear instructions and good communication. Would thoroughly recommend.

Great site for hotel and train packages

Great website, great customer service, will use again.

Excellent value for money

Excellent value for money and helpful staff when booking. Will use again!

Excellent service

Excellent service, easy to book and very good service in letting you know all was on track for your visit before you get there, confirming that everything was booked and in place, would definitely use again.

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.