Canterbury Guest Houses

Canterbury's Skyline is dominated by the striking Cathedral, being the oldest in England; it is a city steeped in history but shows a second face of modernity and a fast moving vibey atmosphere. The city offers a vast range of Canterbury Guest Houses these are engineered to suit a variety of audiences from the extraordinarily luxurious to the family accommodations and long term stay apartments.

Canterbury Cathedral and the ancient ruins of St Augustine's Abbey and St Martin's Church form Canterbury's UNESCO World Heritage Site. Against this historic background are found fine luxury hotels, designer restaurants serving international cuisines, throbbing nightclubs and welcoming traditional Pubs. The city offers a wealth of retail therapy hosting a collection of high street chains as well as a delightful selection of independent retailers. The King's Mile has an atmosphere that is unique, whilst St Dunstan's, West Gate Towers and Northgate areas have a range of specialist and individual boutique shops.

The finest way to see this city is via foot and there are plenty of guided walks and trails that allow visitors to enjoy the winding lanes and streets all offering a glimpse of the past. A boat trip along the River Stour allows guests to sit back and relax and absorb the wonders of the city. The finest historical architecture is set against outstanding scenic views; the crystal clear waters are home to ducks, swans, fish and other wildlife.

Canterbury satisfies all tastes and needs it possesses a quality that is both timeless and inspiring, creativity and culture combine to ensure that you return again and again. The Canterbury Guest Houses ensure that families, business executives, long term stay contract workers, tourists and honeymoon couples are well cared for. The guest houses are described through a variety of architectural descriptions given the lengthy history of Canterbury and may be cloaked in Tudor, Elizabethan, Victorian, Georgian and perhaps more modern descriptions.

City centre families may find the ancient Coaching Inns converted into comfortable Guest Houses offer the best form of accommodations, lobbies described through uneven flagged floors, low beamed ceilings, and open fireplaces are where warm welcomes are given. The en suite bedrooms are individually designed and provide cosy environments and lavish bathrooms, connecting rooms allow for family convenience and offer cribs and high chairs for smaller visitors. Hearty Breakfasts are served in traditional dining rooms and offer full cooked breakfasts, cereals, fruit juices, toast and jams, Tea and Coffee.

The City Centre Canterbury Guest Houses may also be the first choice of the business guest as easy access to business hubs and communication links are nearby, business accommodations are provided with dedicated work stations hosting high speed internet access, fax machines and direct dial telephones. Some of the Guest houses offer long stay apartments that provide autonomy through kitchenettes, dining areas, and sitting areas plus the added benefit of the luxury of morning breakfast and onsite services.

Grand Country Canterbury Guest Houses offer deluxe luxury and are the choice of the discerning, tucked away behind high walls down country lanes, these once privately owned grand manor houses present impressive entrance halls housing antiques, Persian rugs, oil paintings, floor to ceiling windows framing panoramic views of manicured grounds. Honeymoon couples are provided with dedicated honeymoon suites that flow onto balconies, king size beds are dressed in fine linens and glamorous bathrooms pamper.

Both Country and town guest houses offer delightful venues for business functions and wedding receptions. Intimate dining rooms offer select menus companioned with vintage wines. Traditional bars are warm and welcoming. The Canterbury Guest Houses offer the towns many visitors' excellent options and idyllic locations ensuring returns again and again.