In the private and peaceful grounds of Canterbury Cathedral, this stylish lodge offers free Wi-Fi, hearty breakfasts and scenic views. Canterbury’s historic center is a 2 minute walk away.

The bright and airy bedrooms at Canterbury Cathedral Lodge each have a flat-screen TV and tea/coffee facilities. All rooms feature a modern bathroom, and many have cathedral views.

Traditional full English breakfasts are served daily in the Refectory, or on the spacious terrace. There is also an elegant library lounge and the beautiful Campanile Garden to relax in.

Just a 5 minute walk from the Canterbury Tales attraction, the cathedral Lodge is less than half a mile from Canterbury West Train Station. Parking vouchers for the public parking lot outside the grounds can be purchased from the front desk upon arrival.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.

Canterbury Cathedral Lodge has been welcoming guests since Dec 15, 2008

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.8)

Great Food: Meals here are highly recommended!

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free


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Room Type
2 twin beds
Bedroom 1:
1 full bed
Bedroom 2:
2 twin beds
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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Is access to the cathedral included?
    Dear Guest Yes Cathedral entry is included in the price of the room. Kind regards CCL Reception
    Answered on 4 December 2019
  • do you have a downstairs bedroom or lift
    Dear Guest Inside the main lodge building have bedrooms located on the ground floor and lift access to rooms upstairs. However please note that our V..
    Answered on 12 November 2019
  • Excuse me, I just wonder if I book a Single Room Annex, will I get a free ticket to Canterbury Cathedral? Thanks!
    Yes, all guests are given a precinct pass, meaning they can visit the Cathedral free of charge as many times as they like during their stay, during no..
    Answered on 30 March 2022
  • where is the nearest car park & what is the cost? please
    The nearest car park to us in the Queningate car park. I believe it charges £3.20 per hour. If you are staying with us, you can drive into the Cathe..
    Answered on 31 August 2022
  • Free Cathedral tour ??
    Cathedral Lodge guests have complimentary access to visit the Cathedral at their leisure during normal visiting times. To book a guided tour, a varie..
    Answered on 3 May 2022
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Hotel area info *
1 Restaurant On Site
  • Refectory Restaurant
    • Open for
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Modern
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free
Amenities of Canterbury Cathedral Lodge
Great facilities! Review score, 8.7
Most popular amenities
Free WiFi
Family rooms
Non-smoking rooms
Facilities for disabled guests
Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Streaming service (like Netflix)
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Baggage storage
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • 24-hour security
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Chapel/Shrine
  • Carpeted
  • Elevator
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Bathroom emergency cord
  • Lowered sink
  • Raised toilet
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules

Canterbury Cathedral Lodge takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM to 12:00 AM


From 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Solo American Express Cash Canterbury Cathedral Lodge accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Parking within the cathedral grounds is limited. Discounted parking vouchers are available from the hotel reception for public car parks, which are 5 minutes' walk away. If you have any questions in regards to parking, please contact the hotel directly.

Reduced-cost 24-hour council parking vouchers are available from reception. Grounds parking is very limited and has to be pre-booked directly with the hotel in advance (subject to availability).

Please be aware the hotel is currently undergoing refurbishment in some of the public areas to improve and update the facilities for our guests.
In addition, our front courtyard is being established into a beautiful Mediterranean-style dry garden and may be under development during your stay.

Please inform Canterbury Cathedral Lodge of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Payment before arrival by bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.

FAQs about Canterbury Cathedral Lodge

  • Canterbury Cathedral Lodge has 1 restaurant:

    • Refectory Restaurant

  • Canterbury Cathedral Lodge offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Check-in at Canterbury Cathedral Lodge is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

    • The prices at Canterbury Cathedral Lodge may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • Room options at Canterbury Cathedral Lodge include:

      • Double
      • Twin
      • Apartment
      • Single

    • Canterbury Cathedral Lodge is 800 feet from the center of Canterbury.

    • Guests staying at Canterbury Cathedral Lodge can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.6).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental
      • Full English/Irish
      • Vegetarian
      • Vegan
      • Gluten-free