Welcome To Kipps Canterbury

Kipps Backpackers is set in a beautiful 100 year old town house, close to Canterbury's Historic City and Famous Cathedral, which has been popular since the Roman times.

Kipps is a great place to stay with a nice homely feel with excellent facilities including a
Self-Catering Kitchen/ TV Lounge with Digital TV/ Free Fast Wi-FI and a Large Garden.

We offer a selection of rooms at our top rated hostel, including Single/ Double & Twin Rooms, as well as En-Suite Dormitory Rooms. All Suitable for Individuals/ Families and Groups. If you are looking to visit a beautiful City with lots of history and charm, Canterbury is the place to visit.

Canterbury has something to offer every visitor, including the Striking Cathedral, The Canterbury Tales, , The Marlowe Theare, Nightly Ghost Tours of the City, Traditional English Pubs with Log Fires and Walking Tours of Canterbury and the surrounding areas. Shopping/ Restaurants and Cafes are a plenty and situated inside Canterbury's Roman Walls.

If you fancy visiting the coast, Whitstable, Herne Bay, Margate & Dover are close by Bus/Train and for the more adventurous by bike or foot.

Are you a Group 8 + Please click on our Group Tab at the top

Our Friendly and Knowledgeable Staff look forward to welcoming you to Kipps Hostel and to Canterbury.


Awards - Recommendations

Rose Award
Cool Places UK Travel Guides

Best (Youth Hostel) South East England
Visit England

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  • Kipps  Hostel Canterbury Kipps Hostel Canterbury
    on June 24, 2017 10:00
    Really lovely week with all our awesome groups and guests! Weather was just perfect for starting the day with a great breakfast in the garden, and evenings very pleasant for serving BBQ, Pizza, Shepherd's Pies. We will definitely miss all the smiley faces of kids and teachers alike. We will also miss our boys who had to go back to Spain and we look forward---
  • Kipps  Hostel Canterbury Kipps Hostel Canterbury
    on June 22, 2017 16:40
    Thanks to everyone that rated and commented online at Trip Advisor. We are very happy to receive our notification from Trip Advisor regarding our - Certificate of Excellence for 2017, and remain No.1 in Canterbury :) All Staff at Kipps Canterbury Thank you for choosing Kipps Canterbury for your accommodation whilst staying in Canterbury, Kent.---
  • Kipps  Hostel Canterbury Kipps Hostel Canterbury
    on June 22, 2017 16:34
    We would like to say a big THANK YOU and farewell to our 2 Spanish staff, who left yesterday to return home. It has been a pleasure working with you Antonio and Adrian at Kipps Canterbury. You arrived last year, to stay with us for a couple of months, and ended up staying for 8 Months:-) . We hope you enjoyed your experience at Kipps. You both will be---
  • Kipps  Hostel Canterbury Kipps Hostel Canterbury
    on June 17, 2017 13:28
    We would like to thank all our groups and guests who stayed with us this week. We had awesome sunny weather perfect for BBQ and games in our beautiful garden.---
  • Kipps  Hostel Canterbury Kipps Hostel Canterbury
    on June 12, 2017 18:17
    Hello everyone! We hope you are enjoying the great English summer time as we are. We've been busy with cooking BBQs for all our lovely guests, looking after our beautiful garden and meeting lots of people every day :)---
  • Kipps  Hostel Canterbury Kipps Hostel Canterbury
    on May 27, 2017 09:13
    What a great week and still enjoying the great summer weather in Canterbury. Lots of fun with our groups and guests, thank you all for staying with us!---
  • Kipps  Hostel Canterbury Kipps Hostel Canterbury
    on May 25, 2017 08:59
    Good morning all! So our staff at Kipps Canterbury have put their walking boots on and went out to explore some beautiful Kent landmarks and we have taken some lovely pictures for you! We highly recommend a trip to Whitstable exploring the beautiful coastline, Stodmarsh Nature Reserve to watch the birds or Reculver Towers for some amazing views. In the---
  • Kipps  Hostel Canterbury Kipps Hostel Canterbury
    on May 20, 2017 10:00
    Thank you to all our guests and groups who stayed with us this week! We had great fun organising BBQ and making lots of cakes and pancakes! We look forward to seeing them again at Kipps :)---
  • Kipps  Hostel Canterbury Kipps Hostel Canterbury
    on May 18, 2017 21:19
    So, after all the hard work we can announce that we have now finished creating our new garden at Kipps. We have been very lucky with days of sunshine and after all the hard work we put in we can now sit and relax....after making sure that it all looks gorgeous :) Thank you to all our staff for the hard work and we're hoping on a great summer so that our gu---
  • Kipps  Hostel Canterbury Kipps Hostel Canterbury
    on May 15, 2017 10:09
    This is how we will spoil our guests this week. We will bake and cook BBQs and cakes and we can't wait to greet our guests arriving to stay with us!---

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