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Best Western Abbots Barton Hotel

Best Western Abbots Barton Hotel

Just 10 minutes from Canterbury city centre Best Western Abbots Barton Hotel is a great choice for business meetings and events for up to 150 delegates. Victorian Gothic architecture and character combines with contemporary décor and facilities to create the perfect backdrop to conferences, product launches, exhibitions, team building and training days, awards ceremonies, concerts, banquets and private dining, networking receptions and parties.

Of the 3 hire spaces, the largest is the sumptuous Cathedral Room, decorated in luxurious tones of gold and green. It holds 150 people for drinks or in theatre style, up to 120 dining, and 70 in boardroom layout. The Marlow and Beckett Rooms are well suited to medium sized conferences and business meetings, each having capacity for 70 delegates for a reception or in theatre style, up to 60 dining and 30 in U-shape. All 3 rooms have air con, natural daylight and direct access to the terrace and 2-acre landscaped gardens.

There’s an experienced team on hand to help plan your event and see that everything runs like clockwork, bespoke menus come via talented in-house chefs, you’ll have complimentary Wi-Fi, and AV equipment can be arranged to suit your requirements. There are 77 spacious modern bedrooms for your overnight guests, a restaurant and bar.

There is free onsite parking at Best Western Abbots Barton Hotel; Canterbury’s two train stations are less than 10 minutes by car.

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Venue Best Western Abbots Barton Hotel
Capacity 150 guests
Address 36 New Dover Road
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Function Rooms & Event Spaces (2)

Cathedral Room - Best Western Abbots Barton Hotel

Cathedral Room

  • Max Capacity: 150
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    The majestic Cathedral Room is an adaptable function room boasting air conditioning, natural daylight, and access out to the terrace and gardens. The room is perfect for gala dinners, conferences, and drinks receptions for up to 150 guests.


    • Theatre: 150
    • Banqueting: 100
    • Cabaret: 80
    • Classroom: 70
    • U-Shape: 60
    • Boardroom: 70
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Marlow & Beckett Rooms - Best Western Abbots Barton Hotel

Marlow & Beckett Rooms

  • Max Capacity: 70
  • Full Details

    Your choice of the Marlow or Beckett room, each a mid-sized function space with air conditioning, natural light, and access to the terrace and gardens. Ideal for meeting, dining, or conferencing for up to 70 guests.


    • Theatre: 70
    • Banqueting: 50
    • Classroom: 40
    • U-Shape: 30
    • Boardroom: 36
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Venue Features (14)

  • Accommodation
  • Disability Access
  • Family Friendly
  • In-house Catering
  • Late Licence
  • Licensed Bar
  • Local Public Transport
  • Music Licence
  • Outside Space
  • Parking
  • Self Catering Allowed
  • Smoking Area
  • Wedding License
  • Wi-Fi Access