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Breakfast included
in Room Rate

FREE Parking


Rooms From £29

Welcome to Holiday Inn Express Hotel Canterbury

Room Rates include Breakfast & FREE Guest Car Parking

The Holiday Inn Express is a Canterbury Hotel conveniently located on the A2, 10 minutes by car from Canterbury City Centre. Our hotel is easy to find at Upper Harbledown 4 miles from the M2 on the Dover bound A2.

Our modern hotel facilities include 89 well appointed rooms, a lounge with bar area with Sky Sports TV and Torelli coffee, FREE WiFi Internet access, two conference rooms, a business area with two PC's and a breakfast dining area which is open in the evenings with a dinner menu available from 6pm to 10pm daily. Don't forget our rate includes an Express Start Breakfast Buffet with a selection of warm pastries, scrambled eggs, baked beans and sausages so this represents great value Bed & Breakfast accommodation.

Whether you are exploring Canterbury or the surrounding towns of Faversham, Folkestone , Dover and Sandwich, or visiting the Isle of Thanet on business or pleasure, our modern hotel offers comfort and value at affordable prices enabling you to relax, recharge and face the day with a smile.

For bookings and enquiries please call 01227 865000 or email

The Holiday Inn Express Hotel Canterbury is proud of it's green credentials and it's Green Tourism accreditation. Please view our green policy

Hotel Policies: In the interest of our guest the hotel does not permit smoking in the public areas or the hotel guest rooms. The hotel does not permit pets within the hotel (exception being guide dogs).

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The A2 coast bound carriageway between Brenley Corner and Harbledown from Friday 3 October to Monday 1 December from 8pm Friday night through to 6am Monday morning. To gain access to the Holiday Inn Express Canterbury over this period you will need to have a copy of your hotel booking in order to be escorted past the road works. To access the hotel guests will be met by a Highways Agency gate men at the waiting bay on top of Junction 7 of the M2 where they will be directed along Boughton Village Road to be met by the onsite Highways Agency escort prior to the Boughton bypass entry slip road onto the A2.
For guests coming from Dover you will be met once you have taken the Dunkirk exit off the A2 by the onsite escort prior to the Broughton bypass entry slip road onto the A2
Should you have any difficulties whatsoever traversing the road works or locating the onsite Highways Agency escort, please ring our 24 hour reception on 01227 865000.

Hotel Accommodation
Hotel Accommodation
Ideal for an overnight stay or a short break, our hotel has contemporary en-suite rooms at competitive rates with FREE Wifi Access.
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Meetings & Conferences
Meetings & Conferences
The ideal venue for a small or medium size meeting. The two meeting rooms are fully equipped including flat screen TV and free Wi-Fi internet. There is also ample free parking on site for delegates.
Special £25 Per Delegate Day Rate 

Canterbury Attractions
Canterbury Attractions
Purchase one of our Canterbury Accommodation Breaks and visit attractions like Canterbury Cathedral, Canterbury Tales and the Canterbury Festival

Why not book a 2 night break and see a TOP show at the fabulous new Marlowe Thaetre

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