The Black Horse

11 and 12 Orchard StreetCanterburyCT2 8APUnited Kingdom
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About The Black Horse

The Black Horse Inn offers bed and breakfast in the heart of historic Canterbury and is just a five-minutes walk from Canterbury West Train Station.

En-suite rooms have flat-screen TVs and tea andcoffeemaking equipment. Some rooms open onto the garden.

Guests at The Black Horse Inn can relax in front of the TV in the comfortably furnished sitting room. Free Wi-Fi is available.

Guests can help themselves to Continental breakfast which includes cereal,toast and jams. There are numerous cafes and restaurants within a short walk of the Black Horse.

The Black Horse Inn is minutes from the centre of Canterbury and within walking distance of Canterbury Cathedral and the Marlowe Theatre. The location is convenient for he Eurostar terminal, the cross-channel ferry and shuttle services in Dover.


11 and 12 Orchard Street, Canterbury, CT2 8AP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(1227)455411 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

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

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Parking garage
  • Terrace
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Electric kettle
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Hypoallergenic bedding
  • Internet
  • Refrigerator
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Accessible parking

For children

  • Child / Baby crib

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 10:00

Positive Reviews

Cute & Charming.

Guests enjoyed the pleasant rooms at the Black Horse Inn, some which open onto the garden, and described them as cosy, cute and charming. Extras such as hair driers,and ground coffee for the room cafetiere were also appreciated.

Good Location.

On a residential street, the Black Horse Inn is convenient to the Canterbury West train station and within easy walking distance of the town centre. This location made the establishment a nice quiet place to stay for a night or two in Canterbury. Guests a

Help Yourself.

Guests felt welcomed by the staff of the Black Horse Inn and considered them relaxed and cheerful. They liked the informality of serving their own breakfast in the kitchen and felt it added to the quaint ambience of the inn.They described the host as frie

Negative Reviews

Size Counts.

The small size of the rooms at the Black Horse Inn bothered some guests. They also commented on narrow stairs, low doorways, small beds and thin walls.These deficiencies added up to a less than perfect score and several guests said they wouldn’t return.

Irked & Inconvenienced.

Parking in Canterbury is difficult and guests at the Black Horse Inn complained that it was sometimes impossible to find a space, or even pay parking. Back at the inn, guests who arrived while rennovations were taking place described chaotic scenes with l

Off Their Feed.

Some guests weren’t happy with the breakfast at the Black Horse Inn. They didn’t like serving themselves in the kitchen, they complained about meagre portions and not enough milk for tea. Others reported on insufficient supplies of coffee in the room.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 100 reviews across the web
7.2 /10
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    7.8 /10
7.2 out of 10 based on 100 reviews