Hotel Howfield Manor

Howfield LaneCT4 7HQCanterburyUnited Kingdom
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About Hotel Howfield Manor

Situated just 2 miles from the centre of Canterbury and surrounded by 5 acres of gardens, Hotel Howfield Manor boasts 15 en-suite rooms, a restaurant and bar lounge together with free on-site parking.

The rooms feature TV’s, tea and coffee making facilities, mini fridges and free Wi-Fi.

Guests staying at Hotel Howfield Manor can enjoy al fresco dining on the hotel’s terrace during the warmer summer months or take a stroll through the 5 acres of surrounding gardens featuring various types of plants and fruit trees.

The Old Well Restaurant serves freshly cooked breakfasts as well as a variety of traditional British and French dishes made using locally sourced produce. A wide range of drinks is available at the bar.

Canterbury Cathedral and St. Martin’s Church are 3 miles away. Chilham Castle is 4 miles away from the hotel whilst Ashford, Dover and Eurostar are also close by.


Howfield Lane, CT4 7HQ, Canterbury, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(1227)733892 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Car park
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

For children

  • Child / Baby cot

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Steeped in history and old world charm.

The Manor dates back to the 12th and many of the interior rooms still retain the original period features. Guests complimented the decor of the communal rooms which feature exposed beams and open fires. If you appreciate historical buildings as opposed to

Tasty breakfasts with plenty of choice.

Guests appreciated the quality of the breakfasts at the hotel saying that the cooked dishes were very tasty and that there was plenty of choice on offer including cold meats and a variety of cereals. The restaurant caters for various dietary requirements

Attitude of staff highly praised.

The staff were described as helpful and courteous without being too intrusive and overbearing. They dealt with any problems quickly and effectively and often went the extra mile when it came to assisting guests and offering them useful information.

Negative Reviews

Uncomfortably warm rooms.

Guests who stayed at the hotel during the warmer months complained about the lack of air conditioning as they said their rooms felt very warm and stuffy. Many objected to not being given fans whilst others complained about not being able to open windows d

Noisy plumbing.

The showers have been described as very noisy and many guests objected to being able to hear the showers from the adjoining rooms as well as their own. The water cisterns were also said to be quite loud much to the annoyance of some guests.

Unattractive bar.

The on-site bar was said to be very small with too few places to sit and enjoy drinks. Some were also critical of the decor and the overall ambiance stating that it could benefit from modernisation.

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8.6 out of 10 based on 930 reviews