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YHA Canterbury

Ellerslie, 54 New Dover Road, Kent, CT1 3DT, Canterbury, England


  • 91%Value For Money
  • 87%Security
  • 82%Location
  • 87%Staff
  • 84%Atmosphere
  • 97%Cleanliness
  • 93%Facilities

Property Information:

YHA Canterbury is back up and running following the completion of great improvements to the hostel facilities. The interior decor is brimming with personality. Amongst a host of upgrades weve improved the comfort and design of the communal spaces and all 15 bedrooms and added a caf bar. Dont leave it too long before you experience the stylish and relaxed convenience of YHA Canterbury.

Close to the cathedral, YHA Canterbury is a great base for exploring the Garden of England, the Kent coast or the Pilgrims Way. Near to the ferry ports and only one hour from London. Great for shopping, relaxing, sightseeing or experiencing some outdoor activities

You'll find the Roman-walled city of Canterbury crammed with history and culture. YHA Canterbury is popular with groups and individuals alike. Attractions include the cathedral, abbey, museums, guided tours and theatres. Within easy reach of the North Downs Way and Pilgrims Way. Take a day trip to France then share your adventures over a drink in the bar.

Please note, we do not charge an additional temporary membership fee. Discounts are not available for members of YHA (England & Wales) or IYHF as part of this booking

*All bookings for more than 16 people will not be accepted by YHA and will be cancelled.*

At YHA Canterbury we strive to cater for everybody. Unfortunately none of our bedrooms or washrooms is accessible to modern standards.

We also have:
2 steps up into building
Portable ramp available
Ground floor bedrooms
Portable induction loop
Vibrating pillow alarm
En-suite rooms

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  • Latest Review

    Very clean and a lot of nice facilities. Beds were comfortable. A bit noisy since there were a few kids on a school trip and as a female travelling alone I feel safe walking back to the hostel alone in the dark s I would suggest a taxi. I would book with YHA again because of the tidiness and the helpful staff.
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      Anonymous, Netherlands, Female, 18-24
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  • Bicycle Parking
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Currency Exchange
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Restaurant


  • Child Friendly
  • Credit Cards Accepted

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay, unless otherwise stated below (see 'Things to Note' information).

Things to Note

PLEASE NOTE: Check in times are 15:00-23:00 daily.

YHA Canterbury Located at Ellerslie, 54 New Dover Road, Kent, CT1 3DT, Canterbury.
YHA Canterbury
Canterbury Ellerslie, 54 New Dover Road, Kent, CT1 3DT
89% 133
51.2717963 1.0890197
YHA Canterbury
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