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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Just the most perfect place to stay after an evening in the Marlowe Theatre. Could not be more convenient. Staff were great. Room was compact as you would expect of a building this age. But was clean and well presented. Breakfast was great and the evening meal.was good value. Will stay again next time we are in town

Thank 90driver
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My room was a single and I was prepared, after reading reviews, for it to be small but I wasn't prepared for it to have everything needed. The toiletries smelt lovely.. the toothbrush and paste was a nice touch. As was the facecloth!! The breakfast was delicious, served by 2 lovely ladies who were very helpful. A stone's throw from...

Thank Bluefox44
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My sister and I booked online for the weekend of 1-3 April 2017 as it was within walking distance of Canterbury West train station, but within the city walls. This hotel is a converted 16th century place, so it goes without saying there is a lot of character, with the creeky steep stairs, wooden beamed sometimes low ceilings and smallish...

Thank sen90
New Malden, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very helpful, young staff. Small room and bath/shower, but everything there in full working order. Nice meal in restaurant on my only night. Good breakfast the following morning. Good location and very close to the Marlowe theatre.

Thank alicechild
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Room wasn't huge bit exactly what we wanted for the night. The location is excellent with culture at you door step, aswell as plenty of pubs and bars. Will be visiting again, and I highly recommend to all.

Thank Tony C
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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

The room was pretty small, but we were not surprised as it was advertised as small on the website. Despite the size of the room, it had everything we needed, from the hairdryer to the kettle (+ free coffe, hot chocolate and tea), the wifi and the English breakfast were included. Perfect location at a good price.

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Robertsbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 March 2017

My wife and I stayed here for one night as we were going to the Marlowe Theatre, which is opposite the hotel. We stayed in Stour room - smallish but clean. Unfortunately double bed is standard size and rather hard! Excellent pre-theatre meal in the adjoining restaurant and good breakfast the next day - with waiter service. Wi-fi is free...

Thank KentBaz
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We spent 4 days at this very convenient hotel. It is just behind the high street and opposite the Marlowe Theatre. We dropped our cases off and were given 24 hour vouchers at £6 each from reception to display on the dashboard, together with a map to find the car park. Although it is a few minutes drive away, it...

Thank bandslondon
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Breakfast very good freshly made, stayed in a small double our mistake very small and up two flights of stairs not easy when you have problems walking. Parking quite a distance away. Staff very good helpful but unable to offer a lower room. Shame could have been a very nice visit.

Thank Wendy K
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Just back from 1 night stay and cannot rate the hotel highly enough Booked the Marlowe room and wasn't disappointed very clean and excellent nights sleep. With breakfast included and parking overnight for £6 then this hotel is great value. Within 2 mins walk of main high street and a lovely bar and restaurant I would 100% recommend booking the...

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included
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Additional Information about Pilgrims Hotel

Address: 18 The Friars | Kent, Canterbury CT1 2AS, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Canterbury
Price Range: $140 - $239 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Pilgrims Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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“Please check if mobility problems - I am not sure they have a lift / elevator.”
sen90, 4 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Choose the lower floor”
498wendyk, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Pack light! This is an historic building with no lift and very narrow stairs, so be prepared to lug your bags up the stairs! :)”
, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
“I think thy are all satisfactory”
G5415ZXjeanb, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Avoid the small back rooms. Street rooms may have noise when theatre is open”
340carolinej, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
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