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40 Nunnery Fields, Canterbury, England

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1403 Total Reviews
  • 92%Value For Money
  • 88%Security
  • 85%Location
  • 94%Staff
  • 91%Atmosphere
  • 93%Cleanliness
  • 88%Facilities

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I only stayed one night but would come back. Kitchen an lounge area is big but cosy. Staff are all friendly and helpful. The hostel is 10-15min from city centre so well located. Canterbury East station is closer.


Great stay..thanks to Shane , Carmen and the other guys ...see you again soon..


Really lovely place! Great staff!


Quiet clean hostel just outside city easy car parking. Very friendly helpful staff. Minor complaint could use reading light in the bed. Definite a stay again


Nice staff,clean house :)

  • 22nd Nov 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Hungary
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


The only point that falls short is that the power sockets are quite insufficient. They do provide many of them in the room but most of them are on the furthest corner away from most beds.


I have had many hostel experiences over the years but this has been by far the best. The staff are very important & Shane, Carmen & Brian were superb, affable, upbeat & accommodating. The room was warm, and clean. The offer of free tea & coffee during the day & the offer of cake every evening was a very welcoming touch. I hope to return in the future.


Brilliant as always, thanks guys :)


very nice staff

  • 31st Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • France
  • Female, 41+
  • (1 review)


Great hostel - spectacular back yard and eating area. Used it to see Canterbury and Dover. Very clean and very laid back. Felt the hostel really fit the atmosphere of seeing Canterbury and Dover. Great staff!


The hostel was amazing! It brings the concept of good hostel to a whole other level.

  • 27th Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Portugal
  • Couple, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Great place to stay 5 min by foot from the city centre, friendly staff and very warm atmosphere...suggested!

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