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Kipps Hostel

Hostel | 40 Nunnery Fields, Canterbury, England CT1 3JT

93.8% Overall Rating

315 out of 320 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (23/08/2014)

"everything! the staff were absolutely incredible! the garden was a favourite of mine also! this hostel has a very homey feel but still feels like a hostel. kitchen available (although closed mostly during the day for…"

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Facilities

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Pool table(s)
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines

Purchasable Extras

  • Breakfast USD 3.23

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen
  • Towel

Important Information

hostel reception is open between 7h30 and 23h00 Monday to Friday and 8h00 to 23h00 Saturday to Sunday and on public holidays. NOTE: Photo ID is required on checking in (passport or drivers licence). Please mind that we don't take people under 16 on dorm rooms, they're more than welcome to book a private. If you are a wedding group (Stag/ Hen Group) special terms and conditions apply, therefore you must book through the website groups department or get in touch with the hostel directly. If you fail to do so and still book here on line, your reservation maybe cancelled and deposit not refund.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 14:00
Latest Check-out: 11:00

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Canterbury?

Contact us directly

Overview

Welcome to Kipps Hostel, a friendly backpackers hostel situated a short walk to the famous Canterbury cathedral and the Town Centre. The city has been popular since Roman times. Read more

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Shared Rooms Help! A shared room (typically a dorm) is a bedroom which you share with other people from the property. The number of beds in a room is shown in the room name, e.g. ‘5 Bed Dorm’, and you can book as many as you need. Some properties have male only dorms and female only dorms.

10 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Private bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

8 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Private bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

7 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Private bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

5 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included
Private Rooms Help! A private room is a room that is not shared with other people from the property – in other words, you book and pay for all the beds in the room. If you are traveling alone, for example, but want to book a double room, you must pay for two people in order to book the whole room.

Double (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

Twin (Shared bathroom)

Self-catering

Single (Shared bathroom)

Self-catering

About Kipps Hostel

Welcome to Kipps Hostel, an award winning hostel, a Friendly Backpackers Hostel in Canterbury, Kent

We are located about 10 minutes walk to the famous Canterbury Cathedral and the Town Center , situated in a quiet residential area of Canterbury.

Set in a beautiful 120 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.

Facilities include
Friendly/ knowledgable staff
A large fully equipped kitchen
Free wi-fi / free internet terminal
A small shop
Large garden with seating area and regular bbq's and a pool table.
Large lounge with Digital TV
Dining area situated in our conservatory
Fully heated and hot water 24/7
Laundry and drying facilities (Chargeable)
Free left luggage facility.
Free security lockers in dormitories

Kipps is within easy walking distance of the City Center, the main line railway and bus/coach stations. So come and pay us a visit in our world heritage historic city, and enjoy our comfortable, clean and homely hostel!

Kipps 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 Dover Cross Channel Port for easy day trips to France.

We have regular nightly events at Kipps that include

Garden pool competitions (summertime)
Nintendo wii night/ xbox nights free pancakes
Cake nights with free tea and coffee.
Free sausage sizzle with table tennis
A night out at the local bar with the staf
Kipps bbq (april-november)
Movie nights
Pasta nights

A great way to meet other guests and the staff,

Accommodation Information

We cater for special requests, like a bottom bunk, ground floor room etc…
Please advise before your arrival.

Facilities Include
Friendly/ knowledgeable staff
A large fully equipped kitchen
Free wi-fi/Free internet terminal
A small shop
Large Garden with seating area and regular BBQ's
Large lounge with Digital TV, DVD's and Travel Library
Dining area situated in our conservatory
Fully heated and hot water all day
Laundry and drying facilities at £5 for washing and drying


The hostel reception is open between 7h30 and 23h00 Monday to Sunday and on public holidays. There is no Curfew! Please note that all the common areas are closed after 11pm.

CHECK IN TIME: After 2pm

Please note we clean the hostel daily between the hours of 11am-2pm.

NOTE: Photo ID is required on checking in (passport,drivers license or Student ID including UK and EU residents).

Important Information:
Under 16’s are not allowed in dormitory rooms, even if accompanied by an adult. You will need to book a private room. You will not be checked in to the hostel, so please do not reserve a dormitory room if you have children under 16 years of age.

ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION IS PROHIBITED AFTER 11PM ON THE PREMISES!

We are not a party hostel, and do not advertise ourselves as a party hostel. So please do not book the hostels if your intentions are to Visit the City - just to Party ! There are other hostels who will welcome these type of groups and we can give you their contact information.
If you are a group 6+, you will need to book direct with the hostel by email or telephone, as certain conditions will apply. If you do book online, your reservation could be cancelled and any deposits paid will not be returned. We have to consider all guests staying at the hostel, as we want to offer a nice homely, comfortable & relaxing atmosphere for all guests staying at Kipps Hostels .

Location Information

Kipps is within easy walking distance of the City centre, the main line railway and bus/coach stations. So come and pay us a visit in our World Heritage historic city, and enjoy our comfortable, clean and homely hostel!

Kipps is an ideal centre from which to explore the Kent Countryside known as the garden of England. Parking is free on road with restrictions applying only from 1200hrs to 1600hrs on weekdays.

Seaside resorts of Whitstable and Herne Bay are within easy cycling distance with regular bus services from Canterbury. Further fields are Dover castle and Dover cross channel port for easy day trips to France.