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4.8 out of 5

" Absolutely lovely place to stay. Even though they were understaffed when we arrived the staff were all super friendly and helpful. The food is deli ... " More

By a verified traveller on Mon 09 Apr 2018

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Hotel Description

The free breakfast at The Millers Arms gets high marks from our customers. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Marlowe Theatre. Features include free WiFi in public areas and a restaurant. Built in 1826, this 4-star inn has 12 rooms over 2 floors. All rooms offer free WiFi and TVs.

  • All rooms offer TVs, coffee/tea makers and desks
  • Free breakfast offered
  • Free WiFi
  • Enjoy a bite to eat at the restaurant
  • Services include luggage storage
  • Guests have great things to say about the comfortable guestrooms and the breakfast
  • Just a 4-minute walk from Marlowe Theatre and 6 minutes on foot from Canterbury Cathedral

Double Room

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
£60* Per night/room 30 Jan - 31 Jan

Family Room

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Single Room

Bed Count 1 Single Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Twin Room, 2 Single Beds

Bed Count 2 Single Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Feature Double Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

The Millers Arms ratings based on 8 verified reviews

Review Summary
4.8 out of 5 5.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for The Millers Arms

Everyone (6) Couples (2) Family (1)
5 out of 5
The location of this property is excellent in Canterbury, in the centre of town, but not part of the hustle and bustle. The staff were excellent, friendly and nothing too much trouble. Rooms were lovely and breakfast was excellent. Can’t wait to go back!!

Posted by on 27 Oct 2019

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5 out of 5

Wish I could go again next week

Absolutely lovely place to stay. Even though they were understaffed when we arrived the staff were all super friendly and helpful. The food is delicious, the atmosphere smart but comfy and welcoming. The shower is fabulous. We loved it and wished we could stay longer.

Posted by on 9 Apr 2018

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5 out of 5

Friendly hotel great location

On arrival the staff were very welcoming, the room was clean and appealing. Great location by the great river Stour and close to the city centre

Posted by , from Portsmouth on 16 Mar 2018

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5 out of 5


Anybody looking for a comfortable hotel with traditional service management then this is the place to stay. Shown to your room firstly was not experience for my years by leading brands, so this set the tone already for a personal service. Stay here if you want to experience how hotels should be run.

Posted by , from Bruxelles on 28 Jan 2018

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4 out of 5

Great location and very welcoming

Stayed for 1 night on a Saturday night. Arrived early in the morning however was aloud to check straight in as room was available. Stayed in the "Millers" room which was a nice size with king size bed whixh was very comfy. room overlooking the corner of the pub. Tight corridor to the room though if you were a large frame. Saw other rooms as doors were open where had been cleaned and these were smaller but would have been fine. Had a drink in the evening before heading out and was quite a busy bar. Shame we couldn't get near the fire but expected at that time of evening. We had been told breakfast was really good however was adequate but no more. Quite slow service and some of breakfast was a bit cold. Only other point i would make is that for parking on the website for the pub it says it is free however the voucher they give is £6. Still very reasonable for 24hrs but to save any misleading information they should update their webpage. On the whole very positive though and would definitely stay again.

Posted by , from Medway on 20 Nov 2017

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5 out of 5

A gem in Canterbury

Pros: The atmosphere, location, excellent staff and good rooms all at a reasonable price we have already booked to stay again.
Cons: This is a pub with rooms and has in our opinion is ideal if you were to be really critical there were areas in need of seasonal brighten up.
Location: The location is perfect a short walk to the Cathedral and the centre of town but in a tranquil setting close to car parking and by the river.
We are frequent visitors to the area as we visit family in the area staying at many and varied hotels etc. We will not search again as the Millers Arms is ideal for our needs it is centrally located, clean and well appointed rooms, excellent service and good breakfast.

Posted by , from West Sussex, UK on 17 Aug 2017

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5 out of 5

Very Welcoming

Location: Great location with river walks right outside the door and less than a minute away from the city center, Cathedral and shops.
Great views from the room of the Cathedral and the staff were very helpful and friendly. Also a quiet pub noise issue at night was never an issue.

Posted by on 6 Oct 2016

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4 out of 5


Easy check in. Friendly staff. Dinner and breakfast were good. Nice, quiet and convenient location to explore Canterbury.

Posted by on 22 Sep 2017

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Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. Free breakfast is available. Public spaces have free WiFi and wired Internet. The business-friendly The Millers Arms also features a terrace and a garden.

  • 1 building
  • 12 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • Built in 1826
  • Breakfast available (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Terrace
  • Garden

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Free cots/infant beds


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet


  • Airport: London (LGW-Gatwick) (106.2 km / 66 mi)
  • Train station: Canterbury West Station (0.7 km / 0.4 mi)
  • Parking:

Room Amenities

The Millers Arms offers 12 forms of accommodation with coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. This Canterbury inn provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include a bath and shower and complimentary toiletries. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

  • Television
  • Coffee maker
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Cots (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Guests are served a free breakfast.

On-site venue – This restaurant serves brunch, lunch, dinner and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Pub – On-site pub.

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time ends at 11:30 PM
  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after 11:30 PM, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Guests arriving after 11:30 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation.


  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cots (infant beds)!


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. No on-site parking is available.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. No on-site parking is available.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available


Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Nearby parking fee: GBP 5.00 per day

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Millers Arms
  • Millers Arms Canterbury
  • Millers Arms Inn
  • Millers Arms Inn Canterbury
  • The Millers Arms Hotel Canterbury
  • The Millers Arms Inn
  • The Millers Arms Canterbury
  • The Millers Arms Inn Canterbury

National Rating

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitEngland, the National Tourist Board for England.

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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.