Kipps Canterbury, 40 Nunnery Fields, Canterbury, CT1 3JT

Call Reception on 01227 786121


Kipps is an ideal home-from-home for backpackers, visitors or small groups looking for self-catering budget accommodation in Canterbury. It is a short walk to the town centre and the historic attractions including the renowned Canterbury Cathedral. Canterbury also makes an ideal base for day trips to Dover, Leeds Castle, Whitstable and Herne Bay. Facilities include dining room, TV lounge with digital TV, a large Garden, a fully equipped self-catering kitchen. Free fast WiFi. A good selection of rooms including single, double, twin, family & dorms of up to 8 beds (most en suite). Private rooms have digital TV, tea & coffee making facilities and a mini safe. Dormitories have free lockers. This accommodation is featured on our map of South of England and South East England and here is its own website.


  • Rooms & Beds:

    41: 2x1, 3x2, 1x4, 2x6, 1x8, 1x9. Most rooms en suite.
  • Open:

    All year. No curfew. Reception 7.30am to 11pm.
  • Price per night:

    From: Mixed dorm £15pp. Sgle room £25pp. Dble/twin £45, Family £60. Weekly/winter rates. Parking permits for street parking from reception.
  • Booking:

    Advance booking recommended. Book online.
  • Directions:

    Post Code CT1 3JT for sat nav or visit our website for directions.
  • Public Transport:

    Canterbury East train station on London Victoria to Dover line, is ½ mile by footpath . The local C4 bus (from bus station) stops by the door of the hostel. Canterbury West Station is approx 30 minute walk from Kipps. Taxi from coach/rail stations is approx £6.
  • Walks:

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This accommodation is available to individuals, gives a Best Price Guarantee and is on the page of accommodation near Castles and the City, Backpacker and Boutique Hostels map.


aMixed dormitories
cPrivate rooms
&Family rooms
dBedding provided
gFully heated
nBreakfast available (with notice)
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
!Bike/equipment store (unlocked)
pClothes washing facilities
sComputer with internet
tWithin 1 mile of NCN
4VisitEngland Quality Assured
9Best Price Guarantee


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News & Offers from Kipps Canterbury

10% discount at Canterbury Kipps

October 2nd 2019

Mention the Independent Hostel Guide and receive a 10% discount if you book direct to the hostel by email or phone.

Special Offer

A romantic get away to Canterbury

June 10th 2019

Escape to the garden of England. Kent’s rolling field of cherries, strawberries, and hops form the pastoral mise en scene to your romantic weekend…

Click heels through the the historic architecture that lines the streets of Canterbury, and feel the presence of ancient smiles, that were present there before yours. Canterbury Cathedral is just a short walk away from Kipps Canterbury, and has been a place of worship for over 1400 years, and with day trips to Dover, Leeds Castle, Whitstable and Herne Bay, you could easily expand your weekend break, and discover more of the history our beloved area has to offer.

Kipps canterbury

Kipps Canterbury

January 17th 2019

Kipps Canterbury were top of the score boards throughout 2018.

Kipps Canterbury are coming top of the score boards since their modern renovations. Congratulations to Kipps Staff for taking such good care of your guests and thanks to all the guests that took time out to rate Kipps online. We are glad you are liking the new look Kipps Canterbury.

  • Earning the position of #2 of specialty lodging in Canterbury and a proud bearers of a certificate of excellence on TripAdviser.
  • Voted best value on and describes as a best seller.
  • Awarded over 9/10 stars on Hostelworld




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