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Treat your loved one to a special getaway


We offer an ideal venue for a business meeting, conference or private event. Whatever your needs, our dedicated and experienced team will be at your disposal to ensure everything runs smoothly. 


Set in the heart of Canterbury and at just 10 minutes walk from the city centre lies this 3 star Gothic hotel comprising of 53 well-appointed bedrooms.  Offering all the mod-cons expected by today’s discerning traveller whilst in-keeping with the style and charm of the building, which is set within 2 acres of lawned gardens. With free high speed WiFi, free onsite parking* and a popular bar and restaurant showcasing some of the amazing local produce on offer from the Garden of England, Best Western Abbots Barton Hotel is ​an idyllic setting whether your visit to Canterbury is for business or pleasure and also has a wealth of experience catering for conferences and weddings for up to 150 guests. 

Whatever the reason for your stay, our friendly and attentive team will ensure that it is memorable.


We are currently undergoing extension works.  
We endeavour to keep ​any disruptions to an absolute minimum ​which should not affect your stay in any way. 

*Unlike many other hotels, we do not currently charge guests for on-site parking however ​spaces are limited and available on a first come first serve basis.  

On some occasions, guests may have to use chargeable off-site parking facilities with the nearest being Longport Car Park which is just under 10 minutes walk from the hotel.  We apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.  Please be advised that part of the extension works we are carrying out will increase the number of car parking spaces for our guests.

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