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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

After a couple of hours of hard thinking I managed to find a fault with this place. I would have preferred the panelling in the upstairs lounge to have been polished rather than varnished. But I'm soooo 20th century. In probably the finest situation in the city this hotel is just full of everything a jaded traveller could want. Perhaps...

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Surrey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed two nights in a little attic room 'Joy' which had a spectacular view of Canterbury Cathedral. The room itself was small, had cheap light fittings and a cheap mattress. It could do with some updating and more than two hangars in the wardrobe! ( more were provided when requested) The minute bathroom was several decades out of date...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The location is so lovely especially at night, you can make many beautiful shots through their old wood windows (The building itself is just adorable!). I got there and found out that I have accidentally misplaced my reservation on booking.com, but the staff lady is so friendly and helpful and patient. At the end I got the single room "Dawn",...

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Ashford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here on Saturday night and it was my friends birthday. I asked if they could possibly put something in her room for me and charge to my account. What a super surprise for her when we arrived to find a beautiful bouquet of flowers, some chocolates and some birthday balloons !!! The staff were lovely, the breakfast was...

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CathedralGateHotel, Owner at Cathedral Gate Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post such a lovely review and for choosing to celebrate your friend's birthday at our hotel. We are so pleased that your friend enjoyed your surprise and hope to welcome you back one day soon. Kind Regards Debbie

Abingdon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Only here for 1 night, for work reasons: little to add to other reviews. Great central location, street noise (especially on a Friday night) is inevitable. 600 year-old building means that it has tremendous character. Staff very helpful, everything clean, warm room, comfortable bed - and armchair. If I'm going to be critical, I could have done with more than...

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salisbury, u.k.
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One night stay. Got a parking voucher from reception before parking which saved us lots of money. Room very warm. Clean and comfortable. Very central. Step out and you are in the centre of Canterbury. Breakfast was ok.

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Dartford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a little gem of a hotel in a fantastic location in the centre of Canterbury! Staff very welcoming. Rooms clean and hotel showed great attention to detail with toiletries provided and a kettle to make tea and coffee! Continental breakfast was excellent quality. Would recommend this hotel.

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CathedralGateHotel, Owner at Cathedral Gate Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a positive review of your recent stay with us. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit and we hope to welcome you back next time you are in Canterbury. Kind Regards Rob

brentwood
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is in a fantastic location, in a fantastic City, but the street noise outside didn't let me sleep much. I guess if we had a room at the back, looking toward the beautiful Canterbury Cathedral, my sleep would have been blissful. We loved the quirkiness of this place though, and it was so good to be in the...

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CathedralGateHotel, Owner at Cathedral Gate Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your stay last April. Whilst we are pleased that you loved the historical nature of the hotel, we are sorry that the street noise disturbed your sleep. Unfortunately Canterbury can be a lively place especially on Saturday nights and street noise can impact on the sleep quality of guests staying at any of the city centre...

Portstewart, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For a stay in Canterbury this historic hotel is in a prime location, right in the centre of the city and with the rooms overlooking the Cathedral Close or the medieval street. Every member of the staff make you welcome you are made to feel immediately at home in this medieval hotel. I found staying here both relaxing and loved...

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CathedralGateHotel, Owner at Cathedral Gate Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. It is a pleasure to read that you enjoyed the character and situation of the hotel. Your comments regarding staff are appreciated by the whole team. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind Regards Rob

Lancashire
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the minute I checked in the staff were amazing, really helpful. I did not use many facilities as I was in Canterbury for work but would love to return to this hotel for a leisure visit. Very quirky and authentic and the location was fantastic. Would definitely return.

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CathedralGateHotel, Owner at Cathedral Gate Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post such a positive review of your recent stay with us. We hope to welcome you back in the near future. Kind Regards Rob

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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Additional Information about Cathedral Gate Hotel

Address: 36 Burgate, Canterbury CT1 2HA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Canterbury
Price Range: $130 - $147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Cathedral Gate Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 24
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Hotel Cathedral Gate
Cathedral Gate Hotel Canterbury, Kent
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“You've read my review, please leave a room for me”
 of 5 bubbles davidbL7403OF, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Cathedral View rooms are all lovely!”
  • Good morning Canturbery :))
  • I keep my curtain up all night for this lovely morning view :))
  • window view at night
 of 5 bubbles sianmogueg, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask as you book for a room to overlook the cathedral.”
 of 5 bubbles Sammyanny, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“If you are lucky enough to book early the staff will make every effort to offer you one of the rooms with stunning views of the Cathedral”
 of 5 bubbles HughK1956, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Call the hotel and they will sort you out with your preferences.”
 of 5 bubbles bredpath2016, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
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