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Top-selling Canterbury hotel + rail breaks

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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?

London trip.

I used to book with superbreak and found hotel direct as an alternative.Fantastic deals and service. Would definitely book with them again.

Great Break.

Easily understood process which delivered the break that we wanted for a reasonable price. All tickets and references given plus reassuring confirmation two days before. Well done.

London theatre break

Fantastic show , great hotel , very good service.

A fantastic service from Hotel direct

A fantastic service from Hotel direct they found us a great hotel, rail travel andTickets to a great show. Will definitely recommend them and book with them again.

Very helpful lady took my booking

Very helpful lady took my booking this will encourage to use them again.

Excellent

Excellent weekend break

Very good service.Prompt efficient and helpful.

Very good service. Prompt efficient and helpful.

Flawless service quick and easy booking

Flawless service quick and easy booking.

I had never booked a stay away through

I had never booked a stay away through this method previously. Would definitely do again. It was so easy to do and collecting tickets for the train and theatre was extremely smooth experience. All the little notes I had advised on had followed through and our experience was all the more better. Thank you.

5 Stars for HOTEL DIRECT

Our special celebration weekend in London was everything we hoped for. All booked through HOTEL DIRECT, with no unexpected surprises (other than Storm Dennis!) The choosing of hotel & events was easy and the booking process is straightforward. We received instant confirmation, which is very reassuring. Thank you.

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.