Independent hotel and self-catering cottages located in the city centre
Situated close to the heart of the Kent city, the Ebury Hotel Canterbury offers guests two different accommodation options. Firstly, a traditional Victorian building features 15 guestrooms over two floors. Secondly, a number of self-catering cottages are available for those that fancy something a little different.
With its central location, this 3-star establishment has good access to many of Canterburys attractions and landmarks as well as reasonable links to other parts of the county.
The hotel section of the complex includes well-appointed rooms that are designed with comfort in mind whilst resisting the urge to modernise the traditional feel too much. All rooms are provided with en-suite bathroom facilities which include complimentary toiletries. Bedrooms are fitted with HD television with satellite channels, radio, trouser press, telephone, and hairdryer. Rooms are serviced daily. A complimentary wireless internet service is provided throughout the property.
Within the hotel grounds lay eight individual cottages. These are offered to guests as an alternative to the traditional hotel room. Each one features a bathroom, kitchen, two bedrooms, and a lounge/dining area. Access to the hotels facilities is permitted in the same manner it is with hotel guests. The minimum stay allowed within these cottages is one week, whilst discounts are offered for those staying for prolonged periods of time.
The ground floor level of the hotel also houses a number of self-contained flats.
Those enjoying any form of accommodation at the Ebury Hotel Canterbury can make use of the establishments indoor heated swimming pool and Jacuzzi, perfect for getting a little exercise in or relaxing in a warm spurt of bubbles. Swimming towels can be provided by the hotels reception desk. Those looking for a relaxing afternoon or evening can make use of the private walled gardens at the rear of the complex. Beautifully landscaped, these flowered gardens make for a peaceful environment.
The hotel restaurant serves breakfast daily for those that have opted for a bed and breakfast package. In the evening an Anglo-French menu is served. Be aware though, the restaurant does not open on a Sunday evening. Guests are advised to visit one of the city restaurants or pubs in search of a traditional Sunday roast.
Canterbury has a lengthy heritage to it, so when guests do get out and about in the city they will find plenty to admire. The first stop should be at Canterbury Cathedral, one of the most important religious structures in the country. Inside this eleventh century building, which is a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site, visitors can find the Archbishop of Canterbury, the recognised leader of the Church of England.
Other places of interest include Canterbury Castle, the remains of the Roman wall that surrounds the city, and the Roman Museum. All of these expose the rich heritage of the region. Visitors can also enjoy the picturesque scenery associated with the River Stour, which passes through the city, and the countryside beyond.
If all thats not enough, visitors to the Ebury Hotel Canterbury can hop in the car or on the train and visit some of the Countys other settlements or even the capital city of London.