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Reviewed 5 November 2012

My husband and I decided to have a weekend away and chose Canterbury. We stayed at Franklin House which is a maximum 15 minute walk into the town (depends how fast you walk). The parking is round the back of the house and you have to then walk to the front. The door that says Franklin House does not open,...

1Thank JLCWatford
Watford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 October 2012

We have just come back from a one night stay here. The owner is really friendly and gave us maps of Canterbury so that we could find our way round. The room was modern, clean and had everything we needed - shower, small flatscreen TV and tea and coffee making facilities. The bed was comfortable. Even though our room was...

1Thank stere0mike
Swindon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 October 2012

On arrival at this bed and breakfast establishment we were greeted by the owner who took our bags from our car to reception.We then booked in and were shown to a very modern and up to date room {FAULTLESS}.Although our room was overlooking the main road it did not detract from a very good noghts sleep, the breakfast the following...

1Thank ammo321
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 July 2012

Found this guest house on trip advisor. he rooms wre spotlessly clean. They had all the amenities advertised. The breakfast was really good with high quality produce. The owners are very freindly and have a good knowledge of the area and are more than happy to share this knowledge. A stones throw away from the city centre but not so...

Thank sleekwalrus
King's Lynn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 April 2012

Franklin house is a very friendly guest house more like staying at a friends house than a hotel. The rooms were lovely and clean we had two a single and a double at the back of the house although it could be a bit noisy if you were staying at the front because of the busy road it is situated...

Thank alimay63
Limassol, Cyprus
Reviewed 15 April 2012

Just a one-night stay but couldn't have asked for more. Room was well-equipped and spotless, I opted for the Continental breakfast which was delicious while other guests seemed to be enjoying the 'full English'. Owners were very welcoming and attentive. Parking is free but a little tricky, so make sure you speak to the owners beforehand to confirm exact details.

Thank Andy033
Reviewed 14 April 2012

Absolute gem of a place. My split level single room was incredibly clean and spacious, with a great bathroom suite and nice views over the garden at the back of the property. The guest house is located on the Whitstable Road, which is only a 5-10 mins walk from the heart of Canterbury. It's a very safe area with low...

Thank copertino31
London, England
Reviewed 5 March 2012

Don't normally stay in B&Bs, but this seemed a good example of the breed – very clean, quiet, neutrally decorated and comfortable, and about five minutes’ walk from the Westgate (which itself marks the beginning of the High Street). Good breakfast, too, of the straightforward English variety. Attentive/chatty service.

Thank Acer sed justus
High wycombe
Reviewed 12 February 2012

We arrived with a nice welcome from louise.we were shown to our room,which was lovely and comfortable,with a quiet pleasant garden view..The room had evreything you needed for an overnight stay...Franklin House is a about ten minutes walk in to town...The full english breakfast was nice,and there was cereals,etc,if you wanted it. If i was going to visit canterbury again,i...

Thank travellerbucks69
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 February 2012

Thoroughly enjoyed our weekend in Canterbury. Franklin House was excellent value for money and very close to Canterbury West train station. The owner was also very friendly and offered us some good advice on things to do. It was snowing heavily all weekend so knowing that we had a very warm welcoming bed and breakfast to go back to was...

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Additional Information about Franklin House

Address: 21-23 Whitstable Road, Canterbury CT2 8DG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Canterbury
Price Range: ₹ 4,965 - ₹ 11,272 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Franklin House 3*
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Franklin House Canterbury, Kent
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“The B&B provide towels, shower gel, shampoo and conditioner but you have to bring your own hairdryer”
 of 5 bubbles JLCWatford, 5 Nov 2012 | Read review
“I would think that the rooms at the rear might be slightly quieter but because of the standard of the beds you will sleep sound in any room .”
 of 5 bubbles ammo321, 12 Oct 2012 | Read review
“The front rooms are a little more noisy as they are on the main road. It may disturb some who are used to a very quiet area but I didn't find it a problem.”
 of 5 bubbles sleekwalrus, 8 Jul 2012 | Read review
“rooms at the back of the house are probably quieter due to the busy road”
 of 5 bubbles alimay63, 22 Apr 2012 | Read review
“Ask for a room at the back.”
 of 5 bubbles Acer sed justus, 5 Mar 2012 | Read review
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