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Holiday Inn Express Canterbury, Canterbury

3-star3 stars
A2 Upper Harbledown, Canterbury, England, CT2 9HX, United Kingdom

3-star hotel in Canterbury with restaurant, bar/lounge
  • Free buffet breakfast and free WiFi
  • Collect nightsYou can collect® Rewards nights here
Fantastic service
Tasty breakfast
Value for money
Fairly good value for money
Location is ok
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Holiday Inn Express Canterbury, Canterbury

from $49
  • Room, 2 Twin Beds, Non Smoking
  • Room, 1 Double Bed with Sofa bed, Non Smoking
  • Standard Room
  • Room, 1 Double Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking (Wheelchair)

What’s around Holiday Inn Express Canterbury, Canterbury


  • St. Dunstan's Church - 2.8 mi / 4.6 km
  • Mount Ephraim Gardens - 2.9 mi / 4.6 km
  • Westgate Gardens and Towers - 3.1 mi / 5 km
  • Westgate Gardens - 3.1 mi / 5 km
  • University of Kent - 3.5 mi / 5.7 km
  • Canterbury Cathedral - 3.7 mi / 6 km
  • Marlowe Theatre - 3.8 mi / 6.1 km
  • Canterbury Christ Church University - 4.3 mi / 6.9 km

Getting around

  • Manston (MSE-Kent Intl.) - 33 min drive
  • London (LGW-Gatwick) - 80 min drive
  • London (SEN-Southend) - 81 min drive
  • Canterbury East Station - 8 min drive
  • Canterbury West Station - 9 min drive
  • Canterbury Bekesbourne Station - 10 min drive
  • Self parking (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 89 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 3 PM-3 PM
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-in

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Self parking *

  • Car charging point
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free buffet breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
Working away
  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Elevator/lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French

In the room

Home comforts
  • Coffee/tea maker
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Pay movies
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


Great Room - This restaurant serves breakfast and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Holiday Inn Express Canterbury, Canterbury’s small print

Also known as

  • Canterbury Holiday Inn Express
  • Holiday Inn Express Canterbury
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel Canterbury
  • Canterbury Holiday Inn
  • Holiday Inn Canterbury
  • Holiday Inn Express Canterbury Hotel Upper Harbledown
  • Holiday Inn Express Canterbury Upper Harbledown
  • Holiday Inn Express Canterbury Hotel


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Self parking costs GBP 3 per night

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Good 7.6 From 354 reviews

Holiday Inn Express Canterbury, Canterbury
Stay was OK, good for convenient location. Bad - additional parking charge, not mentioned anywhere until arrival at the hotel, very disappointed, will not stay there again.
Kevin, us1 night family trip
Holiday Inn Express Canterbury, Canterbury
Very Good8.0
Good hotel in fair location
We visited Canterbury when virtually all Central hotels were booked for graduations. Without a car, you'll be paying 10 pounds each way to get in and out of town. That said, staff is nice and accommodating, and breakfast is pretty good. If you are American, ask to pay in euros or else they will add an upcharge to the exchange rate.
Melissa, us3 night business trip
Holiday Inn Express Canterbury, Canterbury
Very Good8.0
Zentrale Lage direkt an der Hauptstrasse. Große Umwege um das Hotel zu erreichen, wenn man stadtauswärts fährt. Eismaschine in der Lobby. Frühstück war OK. Kostenlose Parkplätze vor dem Hotel kostenloses WiFi
Torsten, usFamily trip
Holiday Inn Express Canterbury, Canterbury
Very Good8.0
Ask for a room away from the main road!!
Noise from road traffic near by -
A Traveler, usOther trip
Holiday Inn Express Canterbury, Canterbury
Very Good8.0
Decent Stay
It’s basic but served our needs for the two nights. It’s in the middle of nowhere so the Canterbury names is to lure unsuspecting travellers looking for a bargain. The large 6ft mirror fell off the wall the first night, thankfully didn’t break but scary when it came crashing on to the bed.
James, usOther trip

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Holiday Inn Express Canterbury, Canterbury

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