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Best Western Abbots Barton Hotel

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09/04/2017 10/04/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Kings Langley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cannot fault this hotel. Lovely staff, beautiful food. very clean and comfortable and quiet room which was ideal for my husband to do his dialysis. Short walk to town centre. The breakfasts are wonderful. We enjoyed freshly cooked undyed smoked. . haddock on our first morning with 2 poached eggs. Gorgeous. Beautifully presented food in lovely dining room. Very comfortable...

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Mark C, Manager at Best Western Abbots Barton Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I'm so pleased to you enjoyed your recent stay with us and that the room you was allocated was perfect for your husband to relax. I have passed on your comments to our breakfast chef, and pleased you enjoyed what we offer. Thank you also for mentioning my team. We hope to welcome you back...

Weston-super-Mare
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stay at hotels habitually throughout the UK. 20 plus nights already in 2017, so feel that I am qualified to review. This hotel is absolutely lovely and a great advert for the Best Western chain. Nothing seems to be a problem for any of the staff - I was greeted at reception with a smile and old world politeness....

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Mark C, Manager at Best Western Abbots Barton Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I was delighted to read that you enjoyed your recent stay with us and that everything was to your liking. I note your point regarding the plastic tumblers in the bathroom, we use plastic for health and safety reasons, as I'm sure you can imagine if a glass tumbler was to break it could be...

Croydon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely setting and friendly reception. Good average and restaurant staff disinterested. Found plastic top in the smoke salmon starter . A shame as room large and clean although mattress lumpy . Initial impression very good with very friendly and helpful reception but subsequently let down by indifferent staff and average service and food .

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Mark C, Manager at Best Western Abbots Barton Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I'm pleased to read that you found my reception team friendly and that your room was to your liking. Apologies for the issues you had during dinner, this is not our usual standard and that particular member of staff has been dealt with. Also please accept my apologies for the plastic top in the starter,...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent choice for a reasonably priced hotel that has quality and comfort. The location has a delightful mixture of the modern city, its historical heritage, as well as the countryside. The historical centre of Canterbury and the modern shopping centre are an easy 15 minutes walk away. And there is a well-stocked supermarket even closer - less than 5 minutes...

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Mark C, Manager at Best Western Abbots Barton Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Pleased to read you enjoyed your recent Canterbury trip and that our location just outside of the main city centre was perfect for your needs. Im also pleased to read that all of our facilities were to your liking and that you enjoyed our classical decor. Thank you for mentioning my reception team, I have...

Crawley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were very pleased with our visit to this hotel. The hotel was only about 10-15 minutes walk from Canterbury Town Centre, our room was a good size and we particularly enjoyed our breakfast where the waitor, Pietro, was superb. Probably the best service I've encountered at a breakfast in a hotel - he was friendly and incredibly professional. He...

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Mark C, Manager at Best Western Abbots Barton Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Delighted to read you enjoyed your recent stay with us and that everything was to your liking. Thank you especially for giving Pietro a mention, he certainly is a credit to the hotel, I have passed on your kind comments to him. We look forward to welcoming you back again very soon. Kind Regards

Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyable 3 night stay. The staff were all very friendly and helpful; Laura was particularly personable. The fresh fruit at the buffet breakfast was delicious, though we would have liked baked beans in the hot food selection. The fish platter proved a tasty evening bar snack, but we would advise at least one side order. Good location for all that...

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Mark C, Manager at Best Western Abbots Barton Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Pleased to read you enjoyed you 3 night stay with us and that everything was to your liking especially the fresh fruit at breakfast. Baked beans are available to order off the breakfast menu along with other additional items which are all cooked to order, apologies this was not made clear to you by the...

West Sussex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked the hotel on a winter break, got an upgrade to a very lovely room. Another great stay. All the staff were very friendly and attentive. Check in and check out was a doddle. We were going to have a bar meal but didn't know that it stopped serving at 7pm, we were very lucky to get a table in...

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Mark C, Manager at Best Western Abbots Barton Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It is always nice to hear that you had another great stay with us. Apologies that we had to temporarily suspend bar meal service on the evening you stayed, this was due to our kitchens being refurbished and my team operating out of a smaller kitchen. Bar meal service was resumed at 20:30. I'm pleased...

London
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked this hotel on a winter offer as Best Western customers for £53.99 for bed and breakfast in a standard twin room so was not expecting much! It was great. The room was large with plenty of storage and a table and two chairs. The beds were very comfortable. The bathroom was also large with plenty of room to...

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Mark C, Manager at Best Western Abbots Barton Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I'm pleased to read we exceeded your expectations, and that everything in your room was to your liking. As you say we are currently expanding the hotel with the addition of a spa, swimming pool, additional bedrooms and function space. Once completed our remaining bedroom stock and public areas will all be fully refurbished. Thank...

Essex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely old building with high ceilings and lots of character, staff helpful, food very good, breakfast choice was excellent and the room was warm clean and welcoming. A short 15 minute walk into town where there are lots of eateries. a pleasant weekend break for exploring.

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Mark C, Manager at Best Western Abbots Barton Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Im glad to read you enjoyed your stay with us recently. As you say we are only a short walk into the city centre which is perfect for exploring. I'm pleased you found our breakfast offering excellent and my team helpful, thank you for giving them a mention. We hope to welcome you back again...

Folkestone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a return visit after having previously stayed in Februay 2017. On arrival, I was checked in by a member of the reception team who was extremely friendly and very efficient, with the process taking only a couple of minutes.The room which had been allocated to me was great in every respect, however due to the fact that I...

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Mark C, Manager at Best Western Abbots Barton Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Delighted to read you had an enjoyable stay with us recently and that everything was to your liking. I'm pleased to read my reception team were able to find you room that met your needs. Thank you for giving Johanna, Daniel and Aura a special mention, I have passed on your kind comments to them....

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access

Additional Information about Best Western Abbots Barton Hotel

Address: 36 New Dover Road, Canterbury CT1 3DU, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Canterbury
Price Range: €59 - €171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Best Western Abbots Barton Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 40
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“we had a room overlooking the car park on the second floor which was very quiet.”
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“We always ask for a twin room as the standard double would be a small bed.”
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