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

Traveller rating: 8.6 Excellent

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  • Kipps  Hostel Canterbury Kipps Hostel Canterbury
    on June 15, 2019 10:06
    . We would like to wish a happy pride day to all our LBGT+ residents and guests, be fabulous be colourful be loud and proud ❤️❤️---
  • Kipps  Hostel Canterbury Kipps Hostel Canterbury
    on May 29, 2019 07:53
    How great to hear the motors at the front of Kipps Canterbury! Thank you to Eric and his friends for choosing to stay with us, hope your trip throughout England goes well! Kipps team :)---
  • Kipps  Hostel Canterbury Kipps Hostel Canterbury
    on March 23, 2019 20:34
    We have welcomed the Peterborough Hockey Team to Canterbury and Kipps Canterbury 😊 After a long day, a great night in Canterbury City is well deserved! Have fun girls 😉😊---
  • Kipps  Hostel Canterbury Kipps Hostel Canterbury
    on March 15, 2019 08:31
    A big thank you to our awesome returnee group from Netherlands who has spent their week with us! We already miss you and looking forward to welcoming you again in 2020! Start planning your trip 😉😘---
  • on February 23, 2019 18:07
    We booked via booking.com for one night in a family room with bathroom. The room was clean, spacious and nice and warm. The facilities at the hostel were fantastic - large well equipped kitchen, cosy lounge area and a nice continental breakfast selection which was reasonably priced at £3.50pp. The staff were lovely and really go the extra mile to ensure ---
  • Kipps  Hostel Canterbury Kipps Hostel Canterbury
    on January 25, 2019 13:26
    Thank you to all of our HOSTELWORLD guests that have stayed with us! #HostelworldRating2018 We cant wait to see more of you this year 😀---
  • Kipps  Hostel Canterbury Kipps Hostel Canterbury
    on January 16, 2019 14:56
    Thank you to all our Booking.Com guests that rated us in 2018.---
  • on January 9, 2019 15:04
    Cosy sweet hostel, excellent service! 5/5 stars---
  • Kipps  Hostel Canterbury Kipps Hostel Canterbury
    on January 2, 2019 10:34
    Hello 2019! New year, New resolutions, right? Is one of your resolutions to travel more? Well, why not visit Canterbury? See the Cathedral, The Canterbury Tales and much more! While your here, why not stay with us at Kipps Hostel :) If you book with us via our website, receive a 10% discount off your total accommodation price. Be sure to speak with Carme---
  • Kipps  Hostel Canterbury Kipps Hostel Canterbury
    on December 31, 2018 09:08
    We can't believe it's the last day of the year! We would like to thank all our great backpackers who stayed with us this year, we are glad you chose us and we hope you had some of the greatest times exploring our beautiful Canterbury. May 2019 bring all the things you wish for and new friendships, adventures and lots of money come your way 😉 The team at ---

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