Kipps Independent Hostel

Kipps Independent Hostel

3 Visit England Stars Backpackers Canterbury


Welcome to Kipps Canterbury, a Friendly Backpackers Hostel in Canterbury, Kent
We are situated in a quiet residential area around 10 minutes- walk to the famous Canterbury Cathedral, Historic Town and Canterbury’s other main attractions.

Set in a beautiful 130 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.

Our Friendly staff will welcome you to our award winning backpackers, including a Rose Award for recognition to services from Visit England Tourist Board and No.1 Rated on TripAdvisor.

We offer excellent facilities at Kipps Canterbury, including :-
A large fully equipped kitchen
Free Fibre Wi-Fi throughout the hostel
Large Countryside garden, with Pool Table/BBQs (Summertime)
Large lounge with Digital TV/ PC/ Vending Machines/ Xbox and Wii
Large Dining area situated in our conservatory with views of the garden.
Buffet Continental Breakfast.
Fully heated and hot water 24/7
Laundry and drying facilities (Chargeable)
Free left luggage facility
Dormitories – En-suite/ Free Lockers/ Towels & Bedding
Private Rooms – Tea & Coffee Facilities/ Digital TV/ Towels/ Desk and Wash Basin.

Kipps Canterbury is within easy walking distance of the City Centre, Canterbury East Train Station and the Main Bus station.

Kipps Canterbury 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 to the Kent Coast
We look forward to welcoming you to our beautiful backpackers and to our Historic City

Please read hostel conditions.

Photo ID is required on Check in (including UK/EU Citizens)

Check in Time: 2:00pm-Midnight. Please let us know if you are arriving after 11:00pm
KITCHEN – Our Self Catering Kitchen is open daily from 08:00am-10:00am/ 02:00pm-10:00pm. At other times the kitchen is closed to allow us to carry out general cleaning and maintenance
Dormitory Rooms – Rooms are closed daily from 11am-2pm, to allow us to carry out daily housekeeping and maintenance. The Lounge is open for you to relax in during these times.

Secure bike park. Ground floor bedrooms. Cleaning service. Bar. Freezer. Microwave cooker.

Facilities / Amenities

  • Garden

  • Euros accepted

  • Travel agent bookings

  • Visa/Mastercard/Switch accepted

  • Coach parties welcomed

  • Single sex groups welcomed

  • Cycles for hire

  • Regular entertainment

  • Snooker/billiards/pool onsite

  • Staff fluent in French

  • Staff fluent in Spanish

  • Common room

  • Dogs/pets NOT accepted

  • Totally non-smoking

  • WiFi or internet access

  • Children welcome

  • Breakfast available

  • Foodshop/mobile foodshop

  • Packed lunches provided

  • Snacks/afternoon tea

  • CD player

  • DVD player

  • Hairdryer

  • Radio

  • Satellite TV

  • Telephone

  • Television

  • Central heating

  • Drying facilities

  • Ironing facilities

  • Laundry facilities

  • Bedding provided

  • Linen provided

  • Showers available

  • On street/public parking

  • Private parking


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