The Retro Bed & Breakfast

  • 63 Whitstable Road, CT2 8DG Canterbury, United Kingdom - View on map
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Hotel type: Bed and Breakfast
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The Retro provides bed and breakfast accommodation with free parking in the city of Canterbury. It is only 15 minutes' walk from both Canterbury’s historic city centre and the University of Kent. Canterbury West Railway Station can be reached in 10 minutes on foot and the harbour town of Whitstable is 15 minutes away by car.

This late-Victorian villa retains its period features and each of the six en-suite bedrooms are all individually styled. There are 3 doubles, 2 twin rooms, and a 2-room family suite which can sleep up to 5 people and a baby. All bedrooms feature Freeview TV, tea and coffee making facilities and a hairdryer.

Breakfast is included in the price and is a Full English, freshly cooked using local Kentish produce, with vegetarian and lighter options available.

Howletts Wild Animal Park is a 20-minute drive away, and Blean Woods National Nature Reserve is an 8-minute drive away. Canterbury Cathedral is 1.8 miles from The Retro Bed & Breakfast, while the University of Kent is 1.7 miles from the property. Southend Airport is 69 miles away.

Rooms: 6

Important information

Please note that parking spaces are limited and are on a first-come, first-served basis.

Kindly note that vehicles exceeding 2.1m in width will not fit down the driveway.

If you plan on arriving outside check-in hours, please let the property know in advance using the special request box when booking or the contact details on the booking confirmation. An extra GBP 10 per hour will apply otherwise. Please inform The Retro Bed & Breakfast in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

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Double Room

Food & Drink

Electric kettle, Tea/Coffee Maker

Bathroom

Toilet paper, Hairdryer, Shower, Bath, Bathroom, Free toiletries, Toilet

Room Amenities

Carpeted, Fan, Hypoallergenic, Heating, Desk, Clothes rack, Ironing Facilities

Media/Technology

Flat-screen TV, Radio

Services/Extras

Towels, Linen

Accessibility

Upper floors accessible by stairs only

Located on the second floor this bedroom features a double bed and a modern en-suite with bath and shower.

Twin Room

Food & Drink

Electric kettle, Tea/Coffee Maker

Bathroom

Toilet paper, Shower, Toilet, Free toiletries, Bathroom, Hairdryer

Room Amenities

Heating, Ironing Facilities, Carpeted, Clothes rack, Fan, Desk, Hypoallergenic

Media/Technology

Radio, Flat-screen TV

Services/Extras

Towels, Linen

Accessibility

Upper floors accessible by stairs only

The personally designed Map Room takes its inspiration from the owners' love of travel. Located on the second floor at the front of the house, this bedroom features two single beds and a modern, en-suite with shower.

Deluxe Double Room with Garden View

Food & Drink

Electric kettle, Tea/Coffee Maker

Bathroom

Toilet, Shower, Free toiletries, Toilet paper, Hairdryer, Bathroom

Room Amenities

Carpeted, Ironing Facilities, Fan, Desk, Hypoallergenic, Clothes rack, Seating Area, Heating

Media/Technology

Flat-screen TV, Radio

Services/Extras

Towels, Linen

Outdoor/View

Garden view

Accessibility

Upper floors accessible by stairs only

The Garden Room has two windows that overlook the rear garden. This deluxe bedroom located on the first floor features a king-size bed with bedding, furniture and deluxe en-suite facilities including a walk-in shower.

Deluxe Double Room

Food & Drink

Electric kettle, Tea/Coffee Maker

Bathroom

Toilet paper, Toilet, Hairdryer, Free toiletries, Bathroom, Shower

Room Amenities

Fan, Seating Area, Ironing Facilities, Clothes rack, Desk, Heating, Carpeted, Hypoallergenic

Media/Technology

Radio, Flat-screen TV

Services/Extras

Towels, Linen

Accessibility

Upper floors accessible by stairs only

The individually designed Artist's Room has a bay window to the front of the house and has been designed to reflect the creative side of Canterbury and its local surroundings. This deluxe bedroom located on the first floor features a king-size bed with bedding, furniture and deluxe en-suite facilities including a walk-in shower.

Family Suite

Food & Drink

Electric kettle, Tea/Coffee Maker

Bathroom

Free toiletries, Hairdryer, Toilet, Bath, Shower, Bathroom, Toilet paper

Room Amenities

Fan, Fold-up bed, Interconnected room(s) available, Heating, Carpeted, Hypoallergenic, Desk, Ironing Facilities, Clothes rack

Media/Technology

Radio, Flat-screen TV, DVD Player

Services/Extras

Linen, Towels

Accessibility

Upper floors accessible by stairs only

The Union Room is ideal for families and those that require extra space. Decorated to celebrate all things British, it has 2 bedrooms separated by its own entrance hallway. The master bedroom has a double bed and the second bedroom has a London Bus bunk-bed. There is space for an extra bed or travel cot, which is available upon request at an additional charge. The modern en-suite bathroom has a bath with a shower.

Twin Room with Extra Bed

Food & Drink

Tea/Coffee Maker, Electric kettle

Bathroom

Toilet paper, Bathroom, Hairdryer, Shower, Toilet, Free toiletries

Room Amenities

Fold-up bed, Ironing Facilities, Carpeted, Clothes rack, Fan, Heating, Hypoallergenic, Desk

Media/Technology

Flat-screen TV, Radio

Services/Extras

Towels, Linen

Outdoor/View

Garden view

Accessibility

Upper floors accessible by stairs only

The Writer's Room is inspired by some of Canterbury's notable writers. Located on the second floor at the rear of the house, this bedroom features two single beds, with space for an extra bed, and a modern en-suite with shower.

Double Room

Food & Drink

Electric kettle, Tea/Coffee Maker

Bathroom

Hairdryer, Toilet paper, Shower, Bathroom, Free toiletries, Toilet

Room Amenities

Fan, Heating, Carpeted, Hypoallergenic, Desk, Clothes rack, Ironing Facilities

Media/Technology

Radio, Flat-screen TV

Services/Extras

Linen, Towels

Accessibility

Upper floors accessible by stairs only

This double room has a electric kettle and tea/coffee maker

After booking, all of the hotel’s details, including telephone and email address, are provided in the online booking confirmation, confirmation email.

Facilities of The Retro Bed & Breakfast

General

WiFi available in all areas

Food & Drink

Bottle of water, Chocolate or cookies, Special diet menus (on request)

Miscellaneous

Non-smoking rooms, Family rooms, Non-smoking throughout, Heating

Internet

Free WiFi! WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.

Parking

Free parking! Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not possible).

Policies of The Retro Bed & Breakfast

Check-in

From 16:00 Until 19:00 hours

Check-out

From 07:00 Until 10:00 hours

Children and extra beds

All children are welcome.
All children under 2 years stay free of charge for children's cots/cribs.
The maximum number of extra beds in a room is 1.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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