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Whether it's a chic city break, romantic getaway, an escape to the country, or a coastal sanctuary, Canterbury is the perfect place for short and long breaks. After all, we’ve been famed for our hospitality for nearly 1,000 years…

It's easy to find a great place to stay in Canterbury, Whitstable or Herne Bay whatever your tastes or requirements. 

You might want to sleep in the shadow of the cathedral at Canterbury Cathedral Lodge or the Cathedral Gate Hotel, or stay in Dickens' old haunt, The Sun Hotel. You can stay right on the High Street at the ABode Hotel, with an award-winning restaurant and bar, or Hampton By Hilton which has it's own rooftop bar and restaurant. 

In St Dunstan’s, the spectacular House of Agnes B&B is a dream for history lovers, while the luxurious rooms and world-class cocktails at The Falstaff Hotel will melt your heart. Or slip away to No 7 Longport's hidden 15th century cottage for a cosy B&B option. For a budget-friendly option, a few minutes walk from the city centre, there is the Travelodge Canterbury Chaucer Central and a little further from the city is the University of Kent’s summer accommodation available June to August.

If you fancy getting out into the countryside, The Pig Hotel offers opulence a short drive from the city, while Original Cottages Kent & Sussex have ample properties for those who like to self-cater in style and Howfield Manor is nestled in an area of outstanding natural beauty.

For a coastal break, Whitstable offers several family-friendly places to stay with sea views, such as The Marine Hotel and Hotel Continental. You can also stay in the colourful and beautifully unique Fisherman’s Huts located on the seafront, suitable for families and couples. 

If you find yourself further east in Herne Bay, the vast seafront apartment-hotels will give you comfort with sea views. Bellevue by the Bay is family and pet-friendly! 

Prefer to bed down in the great outdoors? Canterbury has a wealth of campsites dotted around the countryside and coast. Take a look at what's on offer via

And please, support our local businesses by booking your stay directly - we know it's easy to stick to the same old websites but with a tiny bit of Googling and reading reviews, you can find your ideal accommodation AND get a better deal.

Bumble Barn - A striking eco-home Peacefully set within Great Field Farm

Sea views at The Hotel Continental in Whitstable

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