The Black Horse Inn Canterbury Bed and Breakfast


Type:Bed & Breakfast

Orchard Street, CANTERBURY, Kent, CT2 8AP

Tel: 01227 455411

The Black Horse Inn Canterbury Bed and Breakfast


We welcome guests into a traditional B&B with Remote Self Check-in since 2020.

We are five minutes from Canterbury West Station, ten minutes to the town centre and 15 minutes to the University of Kent.

We offer quality accommodation with new modern ensuite facilities in fourteen uniquely beautiful and quiet rooms. Recently refurbished in calm and peaceful colours, with period furniture and decoration, all recently restored throughout and in keeping with the period building, retaining many original features, such as fireplaces, wall panelling and original floors.

Every bed is new with a memory-foam topped mattress on a sprung base. Each small ensuite has a power shower with instant hot water, a heated towel rail, an LED mirror and free toiletries. All rooms have a beverage welcome tray with ground coffee and assorted teas, a hair-dryer, fan, a flat screen TV with remote and access to an iron and ironing board. The majority of rooms are also fitted with a mini fridge. 

Continental Breakfast or Full English is included in the price of the rooms from 8 am to 10 am. The kitchen is recently refurbished. The garden patio has tables and sunshades to sit outside in the summer.

In and around Canterbury there are plenty of things to do and places to eat. There is the Marlowe Theatre and of course the famous Canterbury Cathedral.

Please call 01227 455411 if any problems. Check-in remotely 2pm onward



  • Cater for vegetarians
  • Serve breakfast
  • Special diets catered for
  • Vegans catered for

Establishment Features

  • Central heating throughout
  • Garden/patio for guests' use
  • Ironing facilities - Guest can have access to ironing equipment on request
  • Open Christmas
  • Open New Year
  • Prior Booking Recommended
  • Wireless Internet Access

Leisure Facilities

  • Arrangements for riding / pony trekking
  • Badminton court
  • Eating Out Within Walking Distance
  • Fitness facilities close by
  • Golf Course close by
  • Health Spa
  • Swimming Pool close by

Parking & Transport

  • Off site parking

Payment Methods

  • MasterCard
  • Visa

Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre

Room / Unit Features

  • All rooms non-smoking
  • Colour Television all rooms
  • Ground floor bedrooms available
  • Hairdryer in all bedrooms
  • Non smoking rooms available
  • Shaver Point/s
  • Showers all rooms
  • Tea & coffee making facilities in all bedrooms

Specialist Features

  • Short breaks available
  • Walkers Welcome


Map & Directions

Public Transport Directions

Directions from the CW Station to The Black Horse Inn: Turn RIGHT out of the station, and RIGHT again at the roundabout near Sainsbury's and go LEFT at the first crossroads after the railway crossing, we are half way up on the left. Directions from

The Black Horse Inn to Canterbury Cathedral and the city centre: Turn RIGHT out of our door and RIGHT again at the main road, then follow the road straight through the Westgate Towers into the High Street Directions from the Black Horse Inn to the university: Turn RIGHT out of our door and LEFT at the main road, follow the road straight up the hill, at the brow of the hill Kent & Canterbury University is signed on the right.


  • Regional and Miscellaneous -Tourism South East Member Tourism South East Member 2021

Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)

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