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Holiday Inn Express Canterbury

Holiday Inn Express Canterbury


Budget Hotel Canterbury

The Holiday Inn Express Canterbury is conveniently located on the A2, 10 minutes by car (4 miles) from the city centre and is the ideal overnight stay for guests who are travelling to Europe by ferry from Dover or Eurotunnel from Folkestone.

The hotel is accredited by Visit Britain and the AA and has 89 well appointed rooms with a lounge, bar area with SKY Sports TV, FREE WiFi, two conference rooms, business area with 2 PC's, a breakfast dining area and plenty of free car parking on site.

All room rates include our complimentary Express Start Breakfast Buffet now includes a selection of warm pastries, scrambled eggs, baked beans and sausages.

At night we have a dinner menu available for guests from 6pm to 10pm daily in our dining area and for the guest, who likes a nice coffee, why not try a cup of our Torelli coffee.

Ideal for an overnight stay of short break in Kent, the en-suite bedrooms offer the following facilities included in the competitive rate:
- Free WiFi Internet access
- Complimentary Express Start Hot Breakfast
- Refreshing modern decor
- En-suite with power shower
- Hospitality tray
- Hairdryer
- Desk, direct dial phone and internet access
- TV with Satellite & Pay TV
- Family rooms sleeping up to 2 adults and 2 children under 18
- Wheelchair accessible rooms

The Holiday Inn Express Canterbury is within 20 miles of Dover and its famous Dover Castle, with Deal & Walmer Castles nearby.

Air Conditioning is available in public areas only. Children welcome from any age. The hotel has 'no smoking' policy in place throughout the hotel.

Road directions

By Road
The Hotel is located at the Upper Harbledown Service area which is accessible from the Texaco Service station on the A2.

Arriving from London - The hotel is 4 miles from the M2 on the eastbound carriageway of the A2 road to Dover. The hotel is accessed via the Texaco petrol station and service area at Upper Harbledown. Arriving from Dover - Take the westbound carriageway of the A2 to Canterbury and just pass the 2 Canterbury exits take slip road exit to Dunkirk, crossing the A2 via the bridge and joining the eastbound carriageway onto the A2. Access is via the Texaco petrol station and service area at Upper Harbledown.

By Rail
Canterbury Rail Station 4 miles or 10 minutes by taxi (rank outside the station).

By Air
Kent International Airport 16 miles or 25 minutes by taxi Gatwick International Airport 62 miles or 1 hour 15 minutes by car.

By Sea
Dover Ferry Crossing 19 miles or 30 minutes by taxi.

What you need to know

Facilities & Amenities

Garden Totally non-smoking Hairdryer
American Express accepted WiFi or internet access Radio
Christmas special programme Baby listening service Tea/coffee making in bedrooms
Euros accepted Children welcome Telephone
Travel agent bookings Cots available Television
Visa/Mastercard/Switch accepted High chairs available Central heating
Coach parties welcomed Evening meals Private parking
Single sex groups welcomed Restaurant open to non-residents Conference facilities
Dogs/pets NOT accepted Snacks/afternoon tea Disabled facilities
Night porter Special diets available  
Television available Vegetarian diet available  

What you need to know

Maximum number of guests 178
Double ensuite room  
Twin ensuite room  


  Accommodates Type Price Facilities
Double ensuite 2 guests Double ensuite room £60 per room per night for bed & breakfast

Private facilities. Shower. Independent wheelchair users

Twin ensuite 2 guests Twin ensuite room £60 per room per night for bed & breakfast

Private facilities. Independent wheelchair users