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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New Private Ensuite Rooms available - May-12-2018

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  • Kipps  Hostel Canterbury Kipps Hostel Canterbury
    on July 20, 2018 11:41
    Staying with us this weekend? Make sure you check out Kent Beer Festival at the Canterbury Rugby Club. From the 19th-21st July! With over 200 Ales and Ciders, Live Entertainment and amazing local food! For more information please visit - www.kentbeerfestival.com---
  • Kipps  Hostel Canterbury Kipps Hostel Canterbury
    on June 9, 2018 13:59
    We had a lovely group in this week from Germany , staying with us for 4 nights It was great to see such well behaved young adults . we hope to see some of you back Individually backpacking one day---
  • Kipps  Hostel Canterbury Kipps Hostel Canterbury
    on May 24, 2018 07:34
    We would like to thank our 2 amazing groups we had stay with us this weekend. The Mark hammond Group and Sylvie Colegrove group. we are happy that you all enjoyed staying at Kipps Canterbury and we hope to see you again next year Regards kipps---
  • Kipps  Hostel Canterbury Kipps Hostel Canterbury
    on May 12, 2018 13:37
    Lets Enjoy the sunshine/ warm weather , and go explore. Any Advice on walks around Canterbury have a chat with Carmen on reception---
  • on May 7, 2018 15:35
    Big thanks from Loretto Junior School in Musselburgh to all the staff at Kipps. Super hostel, clean friendly and good value 10/10---
  • Kipps  Hostel Canterbury Kipps Hostel Canterbury
    on March 24, 2018 14:40
    Staying in Canterbury this Easter and thinking what can you do, follow the link to see some great suggestions https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O8P6RRPxiZE---
  • Kipps  Hostel Canterbury Kipps Hostel Canterbury
    on March 2, 2018 14:30
    Our beautiful Kipps garden in the snow---
  • Kipps  Hostel Canterbury Kipps Hostel Canterbury
    on February 3, 2018 13:45
    A big welcome to our group Het Saxofoonorkfest, who are staying with us this weekend and are performing at the University of Kent . Enjoy your stay .---

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