The Pilgrims Hotel - Canterbury

18 The Friars, Canterbury, United Kingdom  show map
 3 stars
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The Pilgrims Hotel - Canterbury

Free Wi-Fi
Parking

GBP 6 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour
Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Welcome drink

Laundry
TV

Flat-screen TV

Kitchen facilities

Electric kettle

Overview

The Pilgrims Hotel is a 3-star venue set just 2.5 km from RSPB Reserve Blean Woods, The Fishslab Gallery and Marsh Maize Maze. The family-run hotel represents Roman architecture in Canterbury.

The stunning location makes a gallery, a cathedral and a theater easily reachable. Pubs, restaurants and bars are stroll from the hotel.

London Southend airport can be reached in 45 minutes by car from The Pilgrims Hotel.

Rooms

The property comprises 14 elegant rooms equipped with a writing desk, heating, TV, a safe and a dressing room. For more comfort a hairdryer, a bathtub and a shower are provided.

Eat & Drink

In the morning a hearty traditional English breakfast is served. Guests can have creative meals at the cozy restaurant. Refreshing drinks are offered in the snack bar. Serving contemporary, eclectic, Indian and Bangladeshi meals, Salt lies in a historic area, just 300 meters from the venue.

Services

Guests can take advantage of a luggage storage, a car park and a safety deposit box.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

public parking is possible at a location nearby at GBP 6 per day.

Number of rooms:   14.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • No pets allowed
  • Luggage storage

Services

  • Laundry
  • Newspaper service
  • Welcome drink

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Room facilities

  • Heating
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  1 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of GBP 20 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • All children under the age of 1 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

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Hotel Address:

18 The Friars, Canterbury, United Kingdom

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City Center
  • Canterbury
    1700 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Canterbury WestTrain Station
    1700 ft
  • Canterbury East Train Station
    2700 ft
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
Restaurants
  • Salt (cuisine: Contemporary, Eclectic)
    1000 ft
  • Shipa Tandoori (cuisine: Indian, Bangladeshi)
    1100 ft
Parks
  • Greyfriars Chapel and Franciscan Gardens
    200 ft
  • Dane John Gardens
    1800 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  1 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    14

Rooms and availability

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    Size: 380 sq. feet
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      How to reach hotel

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      Hotel Address:

      18 The Friars, Canterbury, United Kingdom

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Canterbury
        1700 ft
      Airports
      Train Stations
      • Canterbury WestTrain Station
        1700 ft
      • Canterbury East Train Station
        2700 ft
      • Bus stop
        700 ft
      Restaurants
      • Salt (cuisine: Contemporary, Eclectic)
        1000 ft
      • Shipa Tandoori (cuisine: Indian, Bangladeshi)
        1100 ft
      Parks
      • Greyfriars Chapel and Franciscan Gardens
        200 ft
      • Dane John Gardens
        1800 ft
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  1 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  11 am
      • Number of rooms:
        14

      The Pilgrims Hotel Location

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      What's nearby

      Tourist attractions

      • Sidney Cooper Gallery - 400 ft
      • Animal Arts - 400 ft
      • Province Of East Kent - 700 ft
      • Royal Museum & Art Gallery - 700 ft
      • Kings Gallery - 700 ft
      • Castle Arts - 1400 ft
      • Art Room - 1400 ft
      • Canterbury Cathedral - 1700 ft

      Popular areas

      • City Center - 1400 ft

      Places of interest

      • The Canterbury Tales Visitor Attraction - 700 ft
      • Canterbury Cathedral Cathedral House,The Precincts - 1400 ft
      • The Canterbury Tales - 1400 ft
      • St Thomas R C Church - 1400 ft
      • Chantry Social Club - 2700 ft
      • Canterbury Christ Church University - 3000 ft

      Train stations

      • Canterbury WestTrain Station - 1400 ft

      Amusement

      • WildWood, - 1400 ft
      • Olympia Leisure - 2000 ft
      • Olympia - 2000 ft
      • East Station Snooker Club - 2300 ft
      • Odeon Cinemas - 2700 ft

      Museums

      • Royal Museum and Art Gallery with Buffs Regimental Museum - 400 ft
      • Canterbury Heritage Museum - 700 ft
      • Masonic Library & Museum Trust - 700 ft
      • Museum Of Canterbury - 700 ft
      • Roman Museum - 1000 ft

      Theaters

      • Marlowe Theatre - 400 ft

      Local attractions

      • RSPB Reserve Blean Woods - 1.5 mi
        Church Wood, Rough Common Road, Canterbury
      • Howletts Wild Animal Park - 3.3 mi
        Bekesbourne Lane, Canterbury
      • West Blean & Thornden Woods - 4.0 mi
        Thornden Wood Road, Herne Bay
      • Druidstone Park - 3.0 mi
        Honey Hill, Canterbury
      • Wildwood Trust - 3.9 mi
        A291 Canterbury Road, Herne Common, Herne Bay

      Near the hotel

      • Canterbury Cathedral - 1000 ft
        The Precincts, Canterbury
      • Beaney House of Art & Knowledge - 500 ft
        18 High Street, Canterbury
      • West Gate Museum - 700 ft
      • Roman Museum - 1100 ft
        Butchery Lane, Canterbury
      • Greyfriars Chapel and Franciscan Gardens - 200 ft
        Stour Street, Canterbury
      • Canterbury Heritage Museum - 700 ft
        Stour Street, Canterbury
      • The Canterbury Tales - 1100 ft
        St. Margaret's St., Canterbury

      Restaurants nearby

      • Salt - 1000 ft

        Address: 13 Palace Street
        Phone: 01227 788595

        73% likes this, based on 84 reviews
        Cuisine: Contemporary, Eclectic
        Price Range: USD 5 - USD 13

      • Cite Crepes - 1800 ft

        Address: High Street
        Phone: 07725196736

        81% likes this, based on 83 reviews
        Price Range: USD 3 - USD 6

      • Shipa Tandoori - 1100 ft

        Address: 113-115 Canterbury Street
        Phone: 01634 570119

        85% likes this, based on 40 reviews
        Cuisine: Indian, Bangladeshi
        Price Range: USD 9 - USD 20

      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  1 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  11 am
      • Number of rooms:
        14
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      The Pilgrims Hotel Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Pilgrims Hotel

      Average guest rating

      7.6out of 10
      Fabulous
      Based on 268 reviews

      Guest reviews

      • Group of friends
        8.8

        It was lovely to stay in a small inn-style hotel with a history - gave the place character. No complaints on comfort or services. Great location and pretty good value for money. Breakfast nice.

      • Couple
        10.0

        Very nice staff exelent hotel in the centre of canterburry near the cathedral en main street.

      • Single
        8.2

        Excellent central location very convenient for everything in town. Reasonably quiet, being in the pedestrian zone, so no traffic noise. Very good full English breakfast. Staff were polite and helpful. Second floor room small but comfortable. I would definitely stay here again.

        Steep narrow stairs and no lift - not suitable for anyone with reduced mobility. Breakfast service didn't start till 8 a.m. and was a bit slow on one day. Off-site parking for an extra £5 per day.

      • Group of friends
        6.2

        Good breakfast, nice staff. Close to shopping and cathedral attractions.

        Due to a mixup by the booking staff, we were awakened at midnight by another guest who had been issued the key to our room. We screamed. He screamed. He darted down the stairs to report the error. The next day we had to move to a different room which was tiny. There was no way to close the bathroom door once you were inside unless you stepped over into the bathtub. Tiny single beds, like a child's cot.

      • Family with children
        10.0

        staff were friendly and efficient, close to city centre. great food

      • Single
        9.2

        I was in Canterbury with my daughter to attend a concert in the Cathedral. This was our first visit to Canterbury and the hotel is in a good location for shops and sightseeing. The food and service was excellent.

      • Family with children
        9.2

        I found the staff friendly & very helpful. The room was comfortable & clean & quiet. This was my second stay and I will definitely go again.

        We would have liked a hair drier in the room, but will remeber to bring one next time.

      • Older travelers
        10.0

        Upgraded room to a beautiful family room for no extra cost. Marvellous skyline of the Cathedral too. Not at all noisy considering the close proximity to the High Street

      • Couple
        7.4

        loved the location, useful parking voucher and lovely breakfast.

        Lovely room apart from the bathroom which was very tight and uncomfortable, especially the toilet so near the wall could hardly seat on it and hard to lie in the bath without bashing your head on the sink.

      • Older travelers
        7.0

        Location, central to all that Canterbury has to offer.

      • Older travelers
        6.2

        friendly and location, lovely old building

        not really a complaint but does need a bit of love and attention given to decoration, looking a bit tired.

      • Group of friends
        7.4

        Convenient distance from the city centre and its facilities

        Minor details not always met, E.G. no face flannel provided with the towels.

      • Older travelers
        4.6

        Access to the city centre and all the facilities round about

        The decor and the hotel generally looked in need of an update. There was no lounge facility. The dining area was not particularly well laid out for breakfast and the cleanliness of the cutlery and crockery was not brilliant.

      • Group of friends
        5.4

        Location

        Rooms were very small and hanging space totally inadequate.shaving light did not work and I had to ask twice before it was repaired.

      • Older travelers
        6.6

        this hotel is in a very good location for the cathedral and shops,and a short walk to the bus station to visit other near by towns.the hotel staff are very helpful and friendly ,we always had a good breakfast , and we had two evening meals there which were really filling.

        our room was rather small, although the four poster bed took most of it up, it was very hot and stuffy,we had difficulty in opening the windows for air and had to shut them at night due to noisy revellers going past our room from about midnight until 2 in the morning, we did have a fan which we constantly had to use. i would suggest anyone booking this hotel to try for a room at the back.

      How to reach hotel

      hotel The Pilgrims Hotel - Canterbury Canterbury location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      18 The Friars, Canterbury, United Kingdom

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Canterbury
        1700 ft
      Airports
      Train Stations
      • Canterbury WestTrain Station
        1700 ft
      • Canterbury East Train Station
        2700 ft
      • Bus stop
        700 ft
      Restaurants
      • Salt (cuisine: Contemporary, Eclectic)
        1000 ft
      • Shipa Tandoori (cuisine: Indian, Bangladeshi)
        1100 ft
      Parks
      • Greyfriars Chapel and Franciscan Gardens
        200 ft
      • Dane John Gardens
        1800 ft
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  1 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  11 am
      • Number of rooms:
        14