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The Thomas Ingoldsby, Canterbury

Canterbury is a perfect location for tourism, business or leisure breaks. Canterbury is an historic English cathedral city and UNESCO World Heritage site. It is a popular tourist destination and one of the most-visited cities in the United Kingdom. 

From £88 per night


01227 463339


5-9 Burgate, Canterbury, Kent, England, CT1 2HG


The Thomas Ingoldsby is a 13-room hotel in the heart of Canterbury’s city centre. All rooms have an en suite bathroom, Freeview television, unlimited free Wi-Fi and digital temperature control.

We would like to make guests aware that, because of planning restrictions, some rooms do not have forward-facing windows – these are instead fitted with skylight windows. If this is a concern, contact the hotel before booking.

  • room_service24-hour reception
  • showerBath and shower
  • child_friendlyChildren welcome
  • location_cityCity break
  • waterComplimentary water
  • showerEn suite
  • more_timeExpress check-out
  • family_restroomFamily rooms
  • live_tvFreeview TV
  • ironIron and ironing board
  • luggageLuggage storage
  • local_cafeTea and coffee facilities
  • wifiUnlimited free Wi-Fi
  • person_offUnmanned reception
  • usbUSB ports
Medieval houses and river Stour in Canterbury Old Town

Local attractions

Many historical structures fill the area, including a city wall founded in Roman times and rebuilt in the 14th century, the ruins of St Augustine’s Abbey and a Norman castle.

There is the oldest extant school in the world, The King’s School, and the famous Canterbury Cathedral.

Modern additions include the Marlowe Theatre and the St Lawrence Ground, home of Kent County Cricket Club.

Local transport

Canterbury East and Canterbury West train stations both provide transport to London. Buses run regularly around the local area, helping you to explore the sights of Whitstable and Herne Bay.


Pay-and-display car parks are located near the hotel, available for both long- and short-term stays. For more details, contact the hotel.


From Canterbury East train station, it is a 10-minute walk:

Head north on Canterbury East station’s bridge towards the city walls; take a slight right towards St George’s Terrace; continue onto St George’s Terrance, then turn right onto St George’s Lane. Turn left onto St George’s Street, then right towards Burgate Lane. Keep left to continue on Burgate Lane, then turn left onto Burgate – The Thomas Ingoldsby will be on the right. 

From Canterbury West train station, it is a 15-minute walk:

Head southwest towards Station Road, then take a slight right onto Station Road. At the roundabout, take the first exit onto St Dunstan’s Street and continue to High Street. Turn left onto Marcery Lane, then right onto Butter Market. Turn right onto Burgate – The Thomas Ingoldsby will be on the left. 

From Canterbury Bus Station, it is a three-minute walk:

Head northeast on St George’s Lane towards St George’s Terrace. Turn left onto St George’s Street, then right towards Burgate Lane, keeping left to continue on Burgate Lane. Turn left onto Burgate – The Thomas Ingoldsby will be on the right.

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Unwind at our authentic Wetherspoon pubs

Every hotel is also attached to a Wetherspoon pub, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, including club deals (such as Curry Club® and Steak Club®) and a range of hot, soft and alcoholic drinks, all conveniently located for hotel guests to enjoy during their stay with us.

Seating booth, table and bar stool in The Thomas Ingoldsby pub

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