Best Western Abbots Barton Hotel

36 New Dover Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 3DU, England
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Best Western Abbots Barton Hotel

Comfort in Canterbury.

The Best Western Abbots Barton Hotel sits quietly in Canterbury, amongst 2 acres of beautiful, tranquil landscaped gardens. The hotel, as well as offering a delightful place to spend the day and night, is also the ideal base for visiting Canterbury c show more

Pets accepted in all rooms £15 per pet per night by prior arrangement.
No early check ins available due to Covid 19 sanitisation regulations
Please Note, for guests staying more than one consecutive night, daily house keeping will no longer be provided. This service will be available to guests on a request only basis before 10am. Rooms will be deep cleaned between clients.
24 Hour Room Service, Bars, Free WIFI, Pets Allowed, Restaurants, No Lift
There is free parking available onsite.
Pets accepted
By prior arrangement at 15 GBP per pet, per night.
Free WIFI available throughout the hotel
Check-in & Check out14:00 | 11:00
36 New Dover Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 3DU, England

Restaurants & Bars

Our head chef has over 13 years' experience, some of which was spent training at Eastwell Manor and the Michelin Stared All Brighton Manor.

  • Fountain Restaurant
  • Westfield Bar

Available

Fountain Restaurant

The Fountain Restaurant enjoys a warm and welcoming atmosphere, with Gothic style decor, and delicious modern British fayre, seasonal menus, working with ethical produce sourced from local suppliers and farms. Sample from our a la carte or daily dinner menu.

Opening hours
Breakfast: 07:00 - 09:30
Dinner: 19:00 - 21:30
Weekend times may vary

Westfield Bar

Our hotel bar boasts many original features of the old house, with it's beautiful gothic windows and intimate corners creating the perfect mood for relaxation. Why not take the opportunity to sit back and enjoy our comfy sofas and sample our tasty bar food, fine wines and local ales.

Opening hours
11:00-23:00
Weekend times may vary

Weddings

The Best Western Abbots Barton is a unique venue with rural charm and ambience set in beautiful surroundings. This country house hotel with landscaped lawns and ancient trees is conveniently situated in the heart of Canterbury, just 10 minutes walk from the city centre.

Registrar

Registry office:
Kent County Council
Wellington House, St. Stephens Road, Canterbury
0845 8247400

Golf

The County of Kent is perhaps the most fortunate in Southern England with the variety and quality of it's Golf courses. Chestfield, with it's historic connections, attractive layout and it's reputation for a warm friendly welcome, is well worth a visit. It boasts a course that is an excellent test of golf, with it's undulating fairways and greens, extensive tree planting programme, coupled with magnificent views, all set in the Kent countryside.

  • Chestfield
  • Canterbury

Chestfield

The County of Kent is perhaps the most fortunate in Southern England with the variety and quality of it's Golf courses. Chestfield, with it's historic connections, attractive layout and it's reputation for a warm friendly welcome, is well worth a visit. It boasts a course that is an excellent test of golf, with it's undulating fairways and greens, extensive tree planting programme, coupled with magnificent views, all set in the Kent countryside.

6.8 miles away in Whitstable

Course information

  • Putting green golf facilites
  • Pro shop golf facilities
Course type

Parkland/Woodland

Location

Off Site

Holes

18

Par

70

Distance

6208 Yards

Handicap

No handicap required

Prices

18 holes £30.00
Tuition Yes

Canterbury

Canterbury Golf Club is situated in a delightful woodland setting around half a mile from the hotel.
The beautiful sculpted and challenging 18 hole layout,created by renowned golf course designer Harry Colt and has been in existence since 1927.The club house overlooks the 18th hole and the first tee. A driving range open to the public, excellent practice facilities and a well stocked pro shop all contribute to make it one of the top clubs in Kent.

1.5 miles away in Littlebourne Road

Course information

  • Driving range
  • Putting green golf facilites
  • Pro shop golf facilities
Course type

Woodland/Parkland

Location

Off Site

Holes

18

Par

71

Distance

6272 Yards

Handicap

No handicap required

Prices

18 holes £42.00
Tuition Yes
Driving Range £2.25

Meetings & Events

With a large meeting room and even more space outside in our 2 acre grounds we can accommodate events of all kinds and capacities. 1 on 1 interviews are just as at home here as larger events.

For any enquiries please contact events on 0844 387 62 40

With a large meeting room and even more space outside in our 2 acre grounds we can accommodate events of all kinds and capacities. 1 on 1 interviews are just as at home here as larger events.

Available Room Set Ups

  • Banquet
  • Boardroom
  • Classroom
  • Theatre
  • U shape

Beckett

This meeting room is half the section of the Cathedral suite and will accommodate smaller conferences. It has natural daylight and air conditioning, is ideal for private dining and networking events.

Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Marlowe 60 40 30 30 50
Beckett 60 40 30 30 50
Garden Room 30 20 18 20 50
Cathedral Room 150 70 60 70 100

Reviews of Best Western Abbots Barton Hotel

Traveller Overview:
4.0 Rating: 1564 reviews
Excellent 45%
Very Good 36%
Average 11%
Poor 4%
Terrible 2%
Rating

Mark G, wrote review 29/10/2020

Mini break

Great mini break conveniently located within easy walking distance to town, with free parking too so a great bonus. We took advantage of the 3 nights for the price of 2 and was great value. As a Bes... more

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sarawP1233FW, wrote review 25/10/2020

Weekend trip

The hotel is overall quite charming and comfortable, if a bit dated. Would have liked a fridge in the room and a proper tea and coffee tray. More importantly, the food there was genuinely poor. 13.50... more

Rating

skb2102, wrote review 24/10/2020

Noisy and a waste of money

We could hear every sound from the room above. There was no sound proofing at all. We eventually had to ask to be moved. Such a shame as the hotel is close to the city centre and the staff were friend... more

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MADABOUTANIMALS, wrote review 05/10/2020

Needs some TLC

Hotel is well situated for the city centre and the grounds of the hotel are extensive with plenty of parking spaces.Warm welcome from the friendly and helpful staff and the reception area is very invi... more

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Mel J, wrote review 04/10/2020

COVID NOT SAFE ,Mouldy bathroom overlooking building site food poor quality bland

I booked this for my son and his fiancée as their engagement party was cancelled due to Covid. As Canterbury is one of their favourite places Arrival was good- handed keys to the room. The room itself... more

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