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Kipps Canterbury
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#8 in United Kingdom

Kipps Canterbury

40 Nunnery Fields, Canterbury, CT1 3JT, United Kingdom
+44 122 778 6121   Official website

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based on 1,052 reviews
Kipps Canterbury - Canterbury, England, United Kingdom
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Distance to city center 0.5 mi
Location rating 8.7


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  • Excellent
    Aug 2019

    The friendliness of the charming staff and the clean, comfortable rooms

    No gripes at all. My friend and I love Kipps

  • Excellent
    Aug 2019

    Well equipt kitchen. About 30 minute walk from Canterbury Cathedral (well worth a visit). Lounge with a big-screen TV. Allowed to use one of the two reserved parking spaces on my second night. Power point at every bed.

    Shower - difficult to control the temperature and low water flow Kitchen closes after 11am until 2pm, so not available to cook lunch Curtains of the room was too small for the window

  • Excellent
    Aug 2019

    Lovely clean big room. Reasonable price and friendly staff, who met us despite late time. Only 30 mins from Dover ferry port. Thanks for the stay.

    Not a fault with the hotel but limited car parking so you will have to park on the street (£4 per 24 hours)

  • Excellent
    Aug 2019

    Super friendly and helpful staff that made me feel very welcome. The hostel is in a house very close to the city centre, the coach and train stations. Everything inside is incredibly clean and tidy. There are several common rooms, a nice kitchen and a small garden. They took care of all the little details, they even left a toffee with several leaflets in the bed (which was very comfortable). Totally recommended.

    They close the bedrooms durinng a couple of hours for the cleaning. Sometimes i missed having another toilet in the room, as there was only one for everybody.

  • Excellent
    Aug 2019

    Tiny room, but its actually great not to pay for space you don't use as a solo traveler and still have an own room. Everything was there. An own sink, towels, tea/coffee facilities, a foldable chair. And for a very good price. The room and the hostel in general were very clean. The bathroom is shared, but clean. All for a good price. This was the second time I stayed here and if ever I come to Canterbury again, I will definitely stay here again.

    The matrass is a bit soft and offers no support especially in the middle (but I've seen far worse in other places). A tiny room with the sun on it in the afternoon/evening does get rather hot in summer - no AC, though there was a fan. There are dorms and family rooms close by and the walls are thin, so it can get noisy. There is a 'keep quiet between 11-8 policy though, and I was glad to find this is not a party hostel. They do this weird thing where they wrap the duvet around the bed sideways, which means to sleep under it you have to take it out, and at the top of the duvet the clean linnen has been in between a not very clean mattress and bed. That's less clean.

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With a stay at Kipps Canterbury in Canterbury, you'll be within a 5-minute drive of St. Martin's Church and Canterbury Christ Church University. Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, luggage storage, and laundry facilities. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.



Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly

8.8 Excellent

based on 1,052 reviews









Things to Know

  • Friendly atmosphere
  • Clean facilities
  • Near city centre
  • Good kitchenette

Check in

2:00 PM

Check out

11:00 AM


Policies vary by room type and provider.


Free Wi-Fi
No smoking
Pool table
Designated smoking area
Storage available
Laundry facilities
Laundry service
Game room
Coffee shop
Pets not allowed
Parking (surcharge)
Bicycle rental
Cable or satellite TV
24hr front desk


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Most Popular Landmarks

  • St. Lawrence Ground 0.4 mi
  • Canterbury Norman Castle 0.4 mi
  • The Canterbury Tales 0.5 mi
  • Canterbury Roman Museum 0.5 mi
  • St. Augustine's Abbey 0.5 mi
  • Canterbury Cathedral 0.6 mi

Getting Around

London Southend 26.6 mi
London City 47.3 mi
Canterbury East, Kent 0.3 mi
Canterbury West, Kent 0.9 mi

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