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University of Kent

Address

Keynes College
University Road
Canterbury
CT2 7NP

Contact Details

Tel: 01227 828 000Fax: 01227 828 019

VISITENGLAND 4 TO 5 STAR BED & BREAKFAST

The University of Kent is situated on a 300 acre parkland campus overlooking the historic city of Canterbury.

Accommodation ranges from en-suite rooms and a village of 260 modern self-catering houses for 5-6 people designed around informal courtyards. Accommodation is available during April and from mid-June to mid-September. Visitors are able to enjoy a wide variety of food and beverage options from the extensive catering provision on campus, which range from traditional dining halls and modern Tex-Mex style bistros to bars, coffee shops and takeaway snack and sandwich outlets.

Close to many tourist attractions such as Canterbury Cathedral, Canterbury Tales, Leeds Castle and Dover Castle.

The University of Kent has been voted Group Travel Organiser's 'Best University Accommodation for Groups' for the 10th year in succession.

Reception open : 8am - 8pm April/May
8am - 10pm June-September
Visit https://www.kent.ac.uk/hospitality/virtual-tours/conference/ for a virtual tour.

Complimentary wireless access in bedrooms. Telephone 01227 823622. For further information visit: http://www.kenthols.com

Directions

By car: To reach Canterbury from: London: M2, A2 (56 miles; 89km) Dover: A2 (16 miles; 26 km) Ramsgate: A253, A28 (18 miles; 29km) Ashford: A28 (14 miles; 22km) Maidstone: (26 miles; 42km) Tonbridge (40 miles; 64km): M20, M2, A2. From the North or West: M25, M20, M2, A2.
Canterbury to the University: Canterbury central ring road, A290 Whitstable Road, St Thomas Hill, approx 1 mile (1.6km) along the A290, University entrance on right (signposted) near top of hill.
The visitor's car park on Giles Lane is a 'Pay and Display' car park. Parking elsewhere is very restricted and for permit holders only.

By train: Two rail routes from: London (Victoria) to Canterbury East: journey time approx 85 minutes. Mondays to Saturdays two trains an hour (one direct, one change at Faversham). Sundays - direct hourly service.
London (Charing Cross or Waterloo East) to Canterbury West: journey time approx 90 minutes. Monday to Friday - direct hourly service through most of the day.
Taxis are available at both Canterbury stations.

£49.50 to £55.00 per person per night for bed & breakfast for normal occupancy£80.00 to £85.00 per room per night for bed & breakfast

  • Garden
  • Private parking
  • Visa/Mastercard/Switch accepted
  • Travel agent bookings
  • Coach parties welcomed
  • Single sex groups welcomed
  • Fishing
  • Golf available (onsite or nearby)
  • Games room onsite
  • Snooker/billiards/pool onsite