We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Best Western Abbots Barton Hotel

Traveller (252)
Room & Suite (213)
Dining (89)
36 New Dover Road, Canterbury CT1 3DU England See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
3 Star accommodation
{"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget"}}
30 Sep1 Oct
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room
Getting you more information on this room More
Free Cancellation
Book now, pay at stay!
Show Available Rooms
Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 8 partner sites to see rooms from US$86.
We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Canterbury hotels with availability
{"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "f3be18f323ac4b9a9c4af581c51298e7", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":239756,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[32454720],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":30,"month":9,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":1,"month":10,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":86,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"f3be18f323ac4b9a9c4af581c51298e7","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":100,"lowestMetaPrice":86,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":100,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":null,"highestMetaPrice":100,"lowestMetaPrice":86,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":100,"hotelName":"Best Western Abbots Barton Hotel","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":true,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImYzYmUxOGYzMjNhYzRiOWE5YzRhZjU4MWM1MTI5OGU3IiwiQUlLIjoiNmM5ZWE1NzA5NzM4NDcyYjhkZGEyNjYyOTJmNzgxMTcifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": 1, "checkIn": "30/09/2018", "checkOut": "01/10/2018", "lowestPrice": "US$86", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"32454720":"BookingCom"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": false, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_resp_hr_room_grid", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_responsive","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_responsive","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__sub_header"},"template":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__widget"}}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{},"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget"}}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__amenities","occupancy":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__occupancy","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__reservation_col"},"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__widget"}}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
Abbots Barton Hotel is situated in a quiet area of Canterbury and just a 10 minute walk to the City Centre. We have parking which is available free of charge for Hotel Residents. (Generally there is not an ...More issue with parking but on exceptional busy days free street parking maybe necessary) The hotel offers traditional facilities with Bar, Restaurant, Bar Food and Room Service all available. Free HSIA via 'The Cloud' network is provided. Our staff will endeavour to entertain any special requests wherever possible. The Hotel is also pet friendly (for a small charge per day) Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair Access
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$84 - US$167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Best Western Canterbury
Canterbury Best Western
Best Western Abbots Barton Hotel Canterbury, Kent
United Kingdom > England > Kent > Canterbury
Nearby HotelsSee all 15 hotels in Canterbury
Ebury Hotel and Serviced Apartments
506 reviews
.19 km away
Canterbury City Centre Premier Inn
1,188 reviews
.41 km away
Travelodge Canterbury Chaucer Central
693 reviews
.60 km away
Canterbury Cathedral Lodge
1,321 reviews
.89 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 388 restaurants in Canterbury
Il Posticino
293 reviews
.62 km away
Longport Cafe
60 reviews
.62 km away
Two Sawyers
99 reviews
.57 km away
Lanna Thai
107 reviews
.64 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 274 attractions in Canterbury
St. Martin's Church
160 reviews
.70 km away
St. Augustine's Abbey
421 reviews
.59 km away
Dane John Gardens
265 reviews
.84 km away
St. Thomas' Catholic Church
43 reviews
.81 km away
Traveller (252)
Room & Suite (213)
Dining (89)
Amenities (22)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (8)
Reviews (1,369)
Filter reviews
1,288 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsexecutive roomcity centrebridal suitebar menulovely hotelbuilding workbuilding siteten minute walkthird floorrestaurant staffjacuzzi bathquiet locationreception staffbuffet breakfastplenty of parkingvisiting canterburybiscuits
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 1,288 reviews
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My partner and i recently stayed here and were met by friendly reception staff. Including the jacuzzi style bath which my girlfriend enjoyed! The location is incredibly convenient for short walks into the town centre. Our room was large, clean and comfortable with all the...More

Thank Johnny H
Reviewed yesterday

We enjoyed two nights in this gracious hotel, well situated within walking distance of the City centre. The room was clean, spacious and comfortable with a good en suite and a generous double bed. The service was polite and friendly and the building and services...More

1  Thank 171neilp
Reviewed 2 days ago

The hotel is close to the centre and the room clean and comfortable. The reception and breakfast restaurant staff were efficient and helpful and the breakfast was good and plentiful. Our complaint was the price and quality of the meal we had there in the...More

Thank 3PandP
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Return visit for a celebratory afternoon tea. Again food lovely & plentiful. Sandwiches fresh & wholesome although scone a little dry. We were the only diners there which made for a private & intimate tea in a lovely setting - but no one came to...More

Thank Chenin62
Response from abbotsgm, Manager at Best Western Abbots Barton HotelResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your review. I am pleased you enjoyed your afternoon tea with us. I am sorry no one checked on your table sooner to see if you required anything, this should not have been the case and I will be feeding your comments...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We are delighted to write ,all the staff from reception, to bar ,breakfast restaurant staff ,especailly the elderly gentleman who was so efficent ,to the night porter who i must say was so helpful at five in the morning providing me with a pint of...More

Thank 791mcfamily
Response from abbotsgm, Manager at Best Western Abbots Barton HotelResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your review. I am delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. I am pleased my team looked after you on your visit, thank you for giving them a mention especially my night porter and Pietro in the restaurant, you kind comments have...More

View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Harriet-Kate M
15 September 2018|
Response from abbotsgm | Property representative |
Hi Harriet, We do have a function room available for hire at the hotel, please contact our meetings and events department for any enquiries. Contact details can be found on our website. Kind Regards
Diane K
20 August 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from abbotsgm | Property representative |
Hi Diane, Thank you for your question. We do not have a self service laundry on site, although we do offer a laundry service during the weekdays. There is a launderette approximately 10 minute walk away from the hotel.
19 June 2018|
Response from billbones2014 | Reviewed this property |
Hello. I stayed in Room 1, which is a single bed room. I had a wall-mounted fan in there and I was there during the summer 2018 heatwave, a couple of months ago. I was cool all night. It's a lovely hotel and even has shelves... More
Room Tips
"Avoid 301, poor view of building site and Wall. Bathroom in need of repair."
Read review
"We stayed in room 3, ground floor, no views but aircon and quiet."
Read review
"Ask for a refurbished room."
Read review
"Room number 1 for a single traveller very reasonable"
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing