With a 24-hour front desk, this hotel offers free breakfasts and a modern restaurant. Holiday Inn Express Canterbury is located in Upper Harbledown, just outside historic Canterbury.

The bright, colorful bedrooms each have a private bathroom with a power shower. Rooms also feature a work desk, tea/coffee facilities and a TV with satellite channels and on-demand movies.

Wi-Fi is available free of charge in all areas of the hotel.

Guests can enjoy a hearty breakfast each morning, including hot and cold items. The restaurant serves a varied evening menu, and the lounge bar offers afternoon teas, snacks and fresh coffees.

The Holiday Inn Express Canterbury is just a 10-minute drive from the city center and the magnificent Canterbury Cathedral. The hotel is located on the A2 road.

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Buffet

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About Holiday Inn Express Canterbury, an IHG Hotel

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  • Is there taxi/ transport available from the hotel into town (so I don’t have to drive in ?)

    Yes, taxi company Cab Line.


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    Answered on February 21, 2020
  • Hi How far from Kent university Many thanks Bill Cameron

    Hi Bill, We are 3 miles away from Kent University.


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    Asked about: Room Selected at Check-In • Answered on February 21, 2020
  • Would we be allowed to bring our well behaved labrador dog

    Unfortunately, we can only accept certified guide/service dogs.


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    Answered on January 13, 2020
  • Can food be taken to your room

    yes


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    Answered on February 21, 2020
  • Is a cooked full English breakfast available now that restrictions have been lifted? Thank you

    Good evening, Our breakfast consists of continental with 4 cooked items bacon, sausages, baked beans & scramble egg


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    Asked about: Standard Double Room with Sofa Bed - Refurbished • Answered on May 23, 2021
  • What is the approximate cost of a taxi to the cathedral?

    £10.00 each going and coming back


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    Answered on October 4, 2020
  • Hello,I work at Amazon and have key worker status I will be coming to Chilham for the dualthlon on 21 20 March,will my letter cover this ?

    Good Morning Yes if you are key worker you can stay. Regards Melwyn


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    Answered on February 18, 2021
  • is there hairdryer in rooms

    yes we do have hairdryer in the room


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    Answered on October 4, 2020
  • Hello when the hotel will be open, thank you

    Good afternoon, The hotel will re-open on the 17th of May 2021.


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    Answered on April 8, 2021
  • is parking free and what time is breakfast and dinner served

    Parking is chargeable £3.00 for 24 hours. Breakfast is served: Mon-Fri: 6:30-9:30am Sat-Sun: 7:00-10:30am Dinner is served: Everyday: 6:00-9:30pm


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    Answered on February 21, 2020
  • Can I bring a small Maltese dog?

    Good Afternoon, Thanks for your message. we take only guide dogs Regards Melwyn


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    Answered on February 24, 2021
  • Hi there just quick question are you able to check in after 8pm at night thanks can let me know Trina

    yes we have 24hrs reception


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    Answered on November 8, 2021
  • Hi There we all booked to come next week, ,do i need to bring my hairdryer or is this provided in the room Thanku Trina

    iron and hair dryer is provided in the room with tea/coffee facilities.


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  • Is there a late check out?

    Subject to availability. £15.00 per hour, latest check out 2:00pm.


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  • Hi do you allow pets?? Thanks Ryan

    only guide dogs


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    Answered on June 2, 2021
  • What are the included breakfast choices, continental, full english etc? Thank you.

    with current situation our breakfast is grab and go continental with 2 cooked item scramble egg and bacon & sausages bap with tea/coffee.


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    Answered on October 4, 2020
  • Hi do you have storage facility for 5 bicycles

    you can put under the staircase with your lock on it


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    Answered on July 15, 2021
  • Ste there extra charges for parking and how far to the town centre

    Parking is chargeable £3.00 per night and hotel is based 4 miles from the town center.


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    Answered on May 18, 2021
  • Is breakfast in dining toom?

    yes breakfast is served in our great room dining area


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    Answered on August 19, 2021
  • Would i be able to stay with you if i travelled down for my brothers funeral?

    Good Morning Yes you can stay if you attending funeral, Kind Regards Melwyn


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    Answered on April 14, 2021
Hotel surroundings *
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What's nearby
  • Chaucer College
    2.3 miles
  • University of Kent
    2.5 miles
  • Templeman Library
    2.5 miles
  • Westgate
    2.8 miles
  • Canterbury Castle
    2.8 miles
  • Boughton Golf Club
    2.9 miles
  • The Marlowe Theatre
    2.9 miles
  • Canterbury Cathedral
    3.1 miles
Top attractions
  • Ashford Eurostar International
    11.7 miles
Natural Beauty
  • River Stour
    4 miles
Public transit
  • Train Canterbury WestTrain Station
    2.7 miles
  • Train Canterbury East Train Station
    2.9 miles
Closest Airports
  • London Southend Airport
    23.5 miles
  • London City Airport
    44.2 miles
  • London Gatwick Airport
    51.8 miles
How to get to Holiday Inn Express Canterbury, an IHG Hotel from London Gatwick Airport
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1 Restaurant On Site

    Restaurant

    Food: European

    Open for: Breakfast, Dinner, High tea, Cocktail hour

Amenities of Holiday Inn Express Canterbury, an IHG Hotel
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Activities
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Chocolate/Cookies Additional charge
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Bottle of water Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Public parking is available on site (reservation is not possible) and costs GBP 3 per day.
  • Accessible parking
  • Secure parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Business center
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French
  • Hindi
  • Japanese
  • Malayalam
  • Dutch
  • Punjabi
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Serbian
  • Tamil
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Sustainability initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Holiday Inn Express Canterbury, an IHG Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 3:00 PM

Check-out

Until 12:00 PM

Cancellation/
prepayment

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.

Refundable damage deposit

A damage deposit of GBP 50 is required on arrival. That's about 66.54USD. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 16 and above are considered adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 3 years
Crib by request
Free

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

The maximum number of cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking more than 6 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa American Express Holiday Inn Express Canterbury, an IHG Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Directions: The Hotel is located at the Upper Harbledown Service area which is accessible from the BP service station on the A2.
Arriving from London – The hotel is 4 miles from the M2 on the eastbound carriageway of the A2 road to Dover. The hotel is accessed via the BP petrol station and service area at Upper Harbledown. Arriving from Dover – Take the westbound carriageway of the A2 to Canterbury and just past the 2 Canterbury exits take slip road exit to Dunkirk, crossing the A2 via the bridge and joining the eastbound carriageway onto the A2. Access to the hotel is via the BP petrol station and service area at Upper Harbledown

The property offer a Continental breakfast with 3 hot items such as baked beans, sausages and scrambled eggs.

Higher bandwidth WiFi is not available for an extra charge.

Please note, for the Room Selected at Check-In, bed selection is not guaranteed. For this room type, bed selection is based on availability upon arrival and is determined by the front desk.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

A damage deposit of GBP 50 is required on arrival. That's about 66.54USD. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

FAQs about Holiday Inn Express Canterbury, an IHG Hotel

  • Holiday Inn Express Canterbury, an IHG Hotel is 3 miles from the center of Canterbury.

  • Room options at Holiday Inn Express Canterbury, an IHG Hotel include:

    • Double
    • Twin
    • Twin/Double

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Holiday Inn Express Canterbury, an IHG Hotel (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Parking
    • Secure parking
    • Accessible parking

  • Check-in at Holiday Inn Express Canterbury, an IHG Hotel is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • Guests staying at Holiday Inn Express Canterbury, an IHG Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Buffet

  • The prices at Holiday Inn Express Canterbury, an IHG Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Holiday Inn Express Canterbury, an IHG Hotel by:

    • Taxi 1h 20min

  • Holiday Inn Express Canterbury, an IHG Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • Holiday Inn Express Canterbury, an IHG Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Live sports events (broadcast)