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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  • Kipps  Hostel Canterbury Kipps Hostel Canterbury
    on August 23, 2018 18:30
    Hi All, We hope you are still making the most of the summer season as our returnee group from France. We are very happy to have them back every year and they really enjoy being here at Kipps! :)---
  • Kipps  Hostel Canterbury Kipps Hostel Canterbury
    on August 9, 2018 09:19
    One of our staff members cycled the Crab and Winkle way yesterday! How amazing are these shots??🦀🐚 For more information speak to Carmen on reception😊---
  • Kipps  Hostel Canterbury Kipps Hostel Canterbury
    on July 22, 2018 10:05
    Enjoying this wonderful sunshine? Why not make the most of it and cycle the Crab and Winkle way? 'The Crab and Winkle Way between Canterbury and Whitstable covers a delightful part of east Kent, including an RSPB nature reserve and the popular Clowes Wood.' For more information please visit - www.crabandwinkle.org Or speak to Carmen on Reception :)---
  • 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---

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