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Hotel Direct easy to use site, good deals. Tickets and paperwork came on time. Show tickets 4th row from front.

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Great! Everything that I wanted was done efficiently and the hotel was fantastic.

10/10

Great choice of shows and hotels. Quick and easy booking. All in all a very simple process. Would highly recommend to others.

Booked train and hotel...

Booked train and hotel through Hotel Direct. Very efficient, tickets arrived next day in the post. Best deal I could find, much cheaper than getting train tickets separately. Lovely choice of good quality hotels. Will be my go to site for future trips now.

Have used Hotel Direct several times

Have used Hotel Direct several times, always straight forward and easy to book with.

One of the best weekends of my life!

One of the best weekends of my life. Everything was perfect and easy to follow.All as described. I will book again with Hotel Direct after such a positive experience.

Easy way to book

Easy to book online with Hotel Direct and any telephone conversations were with friendly and helpful staff, kept up to date with emails, would book with them again and would highly recommend , well deserved 5 stars

A weekend away... at long last.

Lots of expected changes / delays due to COVID but our original planned hotel / Theatre stay was honoured. Almost 2yrs after originally booking and we were kept informed throughout and the staff who re arranged things for us could not Of been more helpful.

Great value for money

Great value for money, brilliant show and hotel great location

Easy way of booking train, hotel and show

We booked our train, hotel and a show all at the same time. We were very happy with all three and would use this again. We received our train tickets by post and printed off our theatre tickets from the email. Very easy site to use.

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.