Petros Court is situated in the world famous, historic centre of Canterbury. It offers high quality accommodation in the heart of the city and has been awarded 5* campus accommodation status by Visit England every year, since its opening in 2015. The contemporary building comprises of spacious bedrooms, within a secure environment with Canterbury Cathedral only a short 10-minute walk away.

At Petros Court, part of Canterbury Christ Church University, all rooms feature en-suite facilities and access to communal area, where guests will find a seating area and a TV with Freeview channels in every apartment. All bedrooms include free Wi-Fi, complimentary toiletries and tea and coffee making facilities in each communal area. Guests can dine in the adjacent Atrium café, within Augustine House, directly opposite Petros Court. For specific opening times please contact the Conference & Events Team on 0800 456 1116 or email Petros Court also has a 24-hour security/front desk at the entrance gates to the property.

Canterbury has excellent transport links, Canterbury bus station is located a few minutes walk from Petros Court, as well as Canterbury East train station being less than 5 minutes’ walk. Canterbury West train station is a 15 minute walk away which has a high speed service enabling you to get into the heart of London in just under 1 hour. Dover is half an hour away to the South East, and the nearest coastal town is Whitstable, six miles to the North.

The Eurostar terminals at Ashford and Ebbsfleet are close by, reaching Paris, Brussels or Lille within 2 hours. There is nearby parking at Canterbury East train station found a short 4 minute walk from Petros Court. You can purchase tickets on the day of arrival or there are advance day and weekly rates available, for more information please visit Southeastern Parking. There are also nearby council car parks available. For more information, please visit Canterbury Council Parking

Virtual Tour of Petros Court

We know how important it is to know where you are staying and ensure you have made the right choice when planning to go away. This is why we have our virtual tour, giving you a 360 degree visual of our rooms an, communal areas, bathrooms and secure courtyard, giving you peace of mind and clarity before you stay. Please visit our Virtual Tour to take a look at our  5* university accommodation; alternatively take a look at our video that tells you a bit more about Petros Court and some of the other accommodation available in Canterbury.

Petros Court is located in the city centre of Canterbury within a 5 minute walking distance from Canterbury East Station and Canterbury Bus station. Petros Court has 418 en-suite rooms, each containing a 4’ small double bed. The bedrooms are arranged in cluster flats, containing three to eight rooms. Each flat has a spacious kitchen and dining area, furnished with sofas, a dining table and a television.

Throughout the year Petros Court is used for academic purposes by Canterbury Christ Church University, however in the summer months we open our doors to the public to stay in our 5* university accommodation, to allow small medium and large groups to benefit from affordable, high quality accommodation close to transport links and in the heart of the historic city of Canterbury.

We can accommodate groups of all sizes for short one night stays, long weekends or for longer stays if required.  Please contact the team directly on or on 0800 456 1116 to find out about options available.

  • Great city centre location
  • All bedrooms over 12.5m, with en-suite shower
  • Communal area / living area including TV, microwave, kettle and toaster and iron
  • Free Wi-Fi (up to 100mb speed)
  • 24 hour security and secure access within each of the 5 buildings
  • Lift access in four buildings
  • Two outside seating areas
  • Bike storage for up to 60 bikes
  • Close to three major public car parks and public transport links
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