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Overview
40 Nunnery Fields, Canterbury CT1 3JT England See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Parking
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Concierge
4 Star accommodation
Reviews (230)
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Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

As a solo female traveler, I was a bit nervous to stay in a bedroom with 8 strangers, but needed to do so to fit my college budget. I was pleasantly surprised to feel so safe and welcome there (despite not even being a backpacker!)....More

Thank EmmaBuckeye
Response from kippscanterbury, Manager at KippsResponded 18 May 2017

Hi So nice to read your comments, and glad you felt safe as a solo female traveler, and also that you felt welcome. Thanks for staying with us, and hope to see you again for some more fresh cream tea :) or possibly one of...More

Reviewed 14 May 2017

We're a group of 24 students and 2 teachers from the south of Germany and we had different rooms (dormitories for the teenagers, single rooms for the teachers), all of which served our purpose more than we had expected... so I agree with what a...More

Thank rubynet2017
Response from kippscanterbury, Manager at KippsResponded 15 May 2017

Hi Thank you for such lovely comments, and so descriptive too ! We are so happy to hear your group enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to seeing you an another group in the future Thanks for choosing Kipps Canterbury for your accommodation...More

Reviewed 14 May 2017

This hostel is really nice: the common areas are cozy and well decorated, the kitchen clean and big enough, and it has a big garden on the back. Our room was a little cramped. We had the misfortune of sharing the hostel with a large...More

Thank MaddalenaCocco
Response from kippscanterbury, Manager at KippsResponded 15 May 2017

Hi Thank you for your comments and ratings We do try our best to accommodate a group and individuals when both are staying, but sometimes it can be difficult especially around meal times. But we will bring your comments up at the next staff meeting,...More

Reviewed 11 May 2017

The Kipps Hostel Canterbury is a good value for your money. Many thanks the staff for the warmth of their welcome. A very important time for our group that had done 500km from France. During the stay, we prepared ourself (for 47 persons) our meal...More

Thank jamesrasoa
Response from kippscanterbury, Manager at KippsResponded 12 May 2017

Hi We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay We really enjoyed your group, the music you played and the songs you sung. :) and all of your dancing over the weekend. We look forward to welcoming your friendly and fund group to...More

Reviewed 5 May 2017

Don't be put off by the low prices and that word "hostel" - I stayed in some quite frankly horrible hostels when I was younger, backpacking around; this is definitely not one of them (and we're no longer that young). We didn't see much of...More

Thank John O
Response from kippscanterbury, Manager at KippsResponded 9 May 2017

Good Morning, Thank you for your lovely comments, we are sorry we didn't let you know beforehand about the room change, sometimes these things happen last minute. we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and noticed all the good things about the Hostel,...More

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Description
Welcome to Kipps Canterbury, a Friendly Backpackers Hostel in Canterbury, Kent We are situated in a quiet residential area around 10 minutes- walk to the famous Canterbury Cathedral, Historic Town and Canterbury’s ...More other main attractions. Set in a beautiful 130 year old town house, we offer a wide range of budget accommodation from dormitory rooms to single and double/twin rooms, - suitable for both groups and individuals. Our Friendly staff will welcome you to our award winning backpackers, including a Rose Award for recognition to services from Visit England Tourist Board and No.1 Rated on Trip Advisor. We offer excellent facilities at Kipps Canterbury, including :- A large fully equipped kitchen Free Fibre Wi-Fi throughout the hostel Large Countryside garden, with Pool Table/BBQs (Summertime) Large lounge with Digital TV/ PC/ Vending Machines/ Xbox and Wii Large Dining area situated in our conservatory with views of the garden. Buffet Continental Breakfast. Fully heated and hot water 24/7 Laundry and drying facilities (Chargeable) Free left luggage facility Dormitories – En-suite/ Free Lockers/ Towels & Bedding Private Rooms – Tea & Coffee Facilities/ Digital TV/ Towels/ Desk and Wash Basin. Kipps Canterbury is within easy walking distance of the City Centre, Canterbury East Train Station and the Main Bus station. Kipps Canterbury is an ideal base to explore the Kent Countryside known as the 'Garden of England'. Seaside resorts of Whitstable and Herne Bay are within easy cycling distance and for the more adventurous by foot.. A Short bus/ train ride will also take you to attractions like Dover Castle, Leeds Castle and to the Kent Coast We look forward to welcoming you to our beautiful backpackers and to our Historic City Please read hostel conditions. Photo ID is required on Check in (inc UK/EUCitizens) OPENING HOURS Check in Time: 2pm-Midnight. Please let us know if you are arriving after 2pm KITCHEN – Our Self Catering Kitchen is open daily from 08:00am-10:00am/ 02:00pm-10:00pm. At other times the kitchen is closed to allow us to carry out general cleaning and maintenance Dormitory Rooms – Rooms are closed daily from 11am-2pm, to allow us to carry out daily housekeeping and maintenance. The Lounge is open for you to relax in during these times. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast Available
Concierge
Golf course
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
10
Price range
US$41 - US$103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United Kingdom > England > Kent > Canterbury
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
10
Price range
US$41 - US$103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United Kingdom > England > Kent > Canterbury
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"Possibly a room at the back may be quieter. I could hear a bit of traffic noise from my room at the front..."
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