Premier Inn Canterbury City Centre hotel

1-7 New Dover RoadCanterburyCT1 1UPUnited Kingdom
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About Premier Inn Canterbury City Centre hotel

Located minutes from the magnificent Canterbury Cathedral, the Premier Inn Canterbury City Centre hotel offers budget-friendly accommodation and an on-site restaurant.

Guest rooms feature en-suite bathrooms and air-conditioning. Flat-screen TVs with Freeview channels and tea and coffee making facilities are among the other amenities.

The Premier Inn Canterbury City Centre hotel offers free Wi-Fi and the option to upgrade to a premium Internet service.

The Thyme restaurant serves full and continental breakfasts, snacks and evening meals. Alternative eateries in the area include Cafe De China and the Moat Tea Rooms.

The hotel is within walking distance of attractions such as St. Augustine’s Abbey, Canterbury Castle and the Canterbury Tales. Howletts Wild Animal Park and Wealden Forest Park are within easy reach by road.


1-7 New Dover Road, Canterbury, CT1 1UP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 8715279408 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

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Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Elevator
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Cosmetic mirror
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Ironing board
  • Satellite TV
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Accessible paths / hallways
  • Deaf accessibility equipment
  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Child / Baby crib

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 12:00

Positive Reviews

Excellent location.

Not only will this hotel place you within a short walk of many of Canterbury’s most popular attractions, you’ll be able to see some of them from your room. Further afield attractions are easily accessible thanks to good transport links.

Comfortable rooms.

Rooms at the Premier Inn Canterbury City Centre are fairly basic but are clean, comfortable and perfectly adequate for either short or long stays. The choice of amenities is acceptable although the highlights are the air-conditioning and free Wi-Fi.

A warm welcome.

Staff at this hotel seem genuinely interested in making sure that you enjoy your stay and have everything you need. There do seem to be some short-staffing issues but those that are on duty certainly try to compensate for that.

Negative Reviews

No on-site parking.

Unfortunately, this hotel doesn't have its own car park. Hence, you’ll be forced to use nearby paid parking. You can get a discount voucher from the hotel but some guests still found the extra charge a little frustrating.

Slow service at times.

Although the majority of guests agree that the staff at this hotel are friendly, some aspects of the service are a little frustrating. A number of guests were unhappy with the time required to use the automated check in facility while several others thoug

Breakfast can be chaotic.

While many guests enjoyed their breakfast here, several were less impressed after finding that the breakfast buffet was not restocked regularly enough. This meant that half of the items supposed to be available were nowhere to be seen. Furthermore, the re

Rating Overview

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8 out of 10 based on 2565 reviews