Sun Hotel - Canterbury

Sun Street , Canterbury, United Kingdom  show map
 3 stars
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Sun Hotel - Canterbury

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 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge area

 Pets

No pets allowed

Overview

Sun is a 3-star stylish hotel offering a quiet accommodation within easy reach of St. Lawrence Ground, St. Augustine's Abbey and University of Kent.

The property is set 5 minutes' walk away from The Canterbury Tales, Marlowe Theatre and St. Martin's Church. Guests can get to Canterbury city center, which is 1 km away.

The hotel is situated near a theater, a gallery and a museum.

There is Canterbury WestStation railway stop nearby. Fast access to London Southend airport within 45 km is provided.

Rooms

The rooms in Sun Hotel come with a work desk, a mirror, a wardrobe, a living area and a DVD player. Some rooms offer a wonderful view of the city. They provide bathrooms with a spa bathtub, a magnifying mirror and a shower.

Eat & Drink

A complimentary breakfast is served daily. Offering contemporary, eclectic, indian and bangladeshi meals, Salt is around 300 meters away.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Limited time reception
  • No pets allowed

Services

  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge area

Room facilities

  • Connecting rooms
  • Rollaway beds
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Cable/Satellite television
  • DVD player

Policies

Check-in

  • from  1 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Sun Street , Canterbury, United Kingdom

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City Center
  • Canterbury
    1000 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Canterbury East Train Station
    2300 ft
  • Canterbury WestTrain Station
    2300 ft
  • Bus stop
    1000 ft
Restaurants
  • Salt (cuisine: Contemporary, Eclectic)
    900 ft
  • Cite Crepes
    1600 ft
Parks
  • Greyfriars Chapel and Franciscan Gardens
    1000 ft
  • Dane John Gardens
    1600 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  1 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am

Rooms and availability

Family Suite
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Cathedral family suite four persons

How to reach hotel

hotel Sun Hotel - Canterbury Canterbury location
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Hotel Address:

Sun Street , Canterbury, United Kingdom

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City Center
  • Canterbury
    1000 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Canterbury East Train Station
    2300 ft
  • Canterbury WestTrain Station
    2300 ft
  • Bus stop
    1000 ft
Restaurants
  • Salt (cuisine: Contemporary, Eclectic)
    900 ft
  • Cite Crepes
    1600 ft
Parks
  • Greyfriars Chapel and Franciscan Gardens
    1000 ft
  • Dane John Gardens
    1600 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  1 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am

Sun Hotel Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Animal Arts - 400 ft
  • Royal Museum & Art Gallery - 400 ft
  • Kings Gallery - 400 ft
  • Art Room - 700 ft
  • Sidney Cooper Gallery - 700 ft
  • Castle Arts - 1000 ft
  • Province Of East Kent - 1400 ft
  • Canterbury Cathedral - 1700 ft

Popular areas

  • City Center - 700 ft

Places of interest

  • St Thomas R C Church - 400 ft
  • The Canterbury Tales Visitor Attraction - 400 ft
  • Canterbury Cathedral Cathedral House,The Precincts - 400 ft
  • The Canterbury Tales - 1000 ft
  • Canterbury Christ Church University - 2000 ft
  • Chantry Social Club - 2000 ft

Train stations

  • Canterbury WestTrain Station - 2000 ft
  • Canterbury East Train Station - 2000 ft

Amusement

  • WildWood, - 700 ft
  • Olympia Leisure - 1000 ft
  • Olympia - 1000 ft
  • Odeon Cinema - 1700 ft
  • Odeon Cinemas - 2000 ft
  • East Station Snooker Club - 2000 ft

Museums

  • Royal Museum and Art Gallery with Buffs Regimental Museum - 400 ft
  • Roman Museum - 400 ft
  • Canterbury Heritage Museum - 400 ft
  • Museum Of Canterbury - 400 ft
  • Masonic Library & Museum Trust - 1400 ft

Theaters

  • Marlowe Theatre - 400 ft
  • The Marlow Theatre - 700 ft

Local attractions

  • RSPB Reserve Blean Woods - 1.7 mi
    Church Wood, Rough Common Road, Canterbury
  • Druidstone Park - 3.2 mi
    Honey Hill, Canterbury
  • West Blean & Thornden Woods - 4.0 mi
    Thornden Wood Road, Herne Bay
  • Howletts Wild Animal Park - 3.2 mi
    Bekesbourne Lane, Canterbury
  • Wildwood Trust - 3.9 mi
    A291 Canterbury Road, Herne Common, Herne Bay

Near the hotel

  • Canterbury Cathedral - 200 ft
    The Precincts, Canterbury
  • Roman Museum - 200 ft
    Butchery Lane, Canterbury
  • West Gate Museum - 300 ft
  • Greyfriars Chapel and Franciscan Gardens - 1000 ft
    Stour Street, Canterbury
  • The Canterbury Tales - 400 ft
    St. Margaret's St., Canterbury
  • Canterbury Heritage Museum - 300 ft
    Stour Street, Canterbury
  • Beaney House of Art & Knowledge - 500 ft
    18 High Street, Canterbury

Restaurants nearby

  • Salt - 900 ft

    Address: 13 Palace Street
    Phone: 01227 788595

    84% likes this, based on 105 reviews
    Cuisine: Contemporary, Eclectic
    Price Range: USD 5 - USD 13

  • Shipa Tandoori - 1600 ft

    Address: 113-115 Canterbury Street
    Phone: 01634 570119

    79% likes this, based on 20 reviews
    Cuisine: Indian, Bangladeshi
    Price Range: USD 9 - USD 20

  • Cite Crepes - 1600 ft

    Address: High Street
    Phone: 07725196736

    83% likes this, based on 86 reviews
    Price Range: USD 5 - USD 8

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  1 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
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Sun Hotel Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Sun Hotel

Average guest rating

6.6out of 10
Good
Based on 12 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Family with children
    7.0

    A small, family-run hotel with convenient central city location (just outside Cathedral gate). Quaint and unique historic building. Large comfortable room with quality en suite. Choice of substantial quality breakfasts cooked to order.

    No guest parking, but ideal if travelling by train. Noisy drinkers outside (and inside!) on the Saturday night we stayed.

  • Older travelers
    7.0

    The owner is very welcoming he had given our room to someone else and we took a less expensive room. The room was clean but since the building is 500 years old the plumbing or hot water did not always work. However because the location was fantastic we would go there again

  • Older travelers
    7.0

    The hotel was hundreds of years old when Charles Dickens stayed there. You are talking about a building that dates from the 16th century. Its quirky, Unfortunately our room was not heated and despite turning the thermostat the heating never came on. Not really good enough; it was late, we were tired and I couldn't be bothered starting with people traipsing into the room to look at the radiator.

    Coffee was cold at breakfast and was served with cold milk!! Cafe au lait is the morning breakfast drink and should be served with hot milk.

  • Older travelers
    5.8

    Superb location in the centre of Canterbury.

    Very overpriced for what it is. Smallish, although pleasant enough room, and the general atmosphere a bit claustrophobic. Breakfast arrangements minimal - no buffet as one might expect for the price - no provision for cereal, fruit. No menu provided of what might be available. Instant coffee didn't impress us too much. The cheap white sliced bread was even going mouldy. I note various reviews mention an upgrade of the room at the same price - I rather fancy this is a story-line to impress guests!

  • Couple
    9.6

    The location was fantastic and the staff was more than friendly, moving us to a better room for the same money.

    The location is too central, which might mean that the streets underneath are quite busy in the morning, in case you decide to sleep long. :-)

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    Extreemly clean and comfortable, a wondeful welcome in a fantastic location.

  • Older travelers
    7.8

    The hospitality of the owner.

    Rather claustrophobic. Windows in bedroom were very narrow and difficult to open. Low ceiling in bathroom and low beams in bedroom made standing upright in places difficult. Hotel does not look inviting. Front windows are dirty as are the venetian blinds at the windows. Front door is closed at all times making hotel look uninviting.

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    The room was very nice, traditional English furniture and a spectacular spa bath. The central location was convenient, too. The staff contacted us before we arrived to see if we needed help with parking, and we were offered a free upgrade as we were staying for several nights, which we appreciated.

    The building is very old so there is no lift and no air conditioning, it could be very hot in summer. And the lack of double glazing means it's very noisy at night, there is a lot of street noise. Breakfast was good if you want traditional cooked English but not so good if you prefer something lighter.

How to reach hotel

hotel Sun Hotel - Canterbury Canterbury location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

Sun Street , Canterbury, United Kingdom

Get directions
City Center
  • Canterbury
    1000 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Canterbury East Train Station
    2300 ft
  • Canterbury WestTrain Station
    2300 ft
  • Bus stop
    1000 ft
Restaurants
  • Salt (cuisine: Contemporary, Eclectic)
    900 ft
  • Cite Crepes
    1600 ft
Parks
  • Greyfriars Chapel and Franciscan Gardens
    1000 ft
  • Dane John Gardens
    1600 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  1 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am