Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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General Group Booking Terms

By making a group reservation through you agree to the following terms and conditions as set by and as set by the hostel in question.

  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card 4 weeks prior to arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

Cancellation / No Show & Reduction in Numbers Policy

1 Month prior to arrval

Additional Terms and Conditions

We require a 10% non refundable deposit to secure the reservation

The balance/ Any ammendments need to be made 1 month prior to arrival.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.


Kipps Hostel Canterbury

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

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 facilities at Kipps Canterbury, include :-

A large fully equipped kitchen
Free Fibre Wi-Fi throughout the hostel
Large 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 friendly backpackers and to our Historic City

Please read below for hostel conditions.

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.1

  • Security 9.1

  • Location 8.5

  • Staff 9.3

  • Atmosphere 8.7

  • Cleanliness 9.6

  • Facilities 9.3

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    03 Nov 2018
    Great place to stay.
    England, Male, 31-40
  • 10.0


    03 Sep 2018
    Would stay again, longer, highly recommended. Aussie John
    Australia, Male, 41+
  • 9.7


    24 Aug 2018
    Nice hostel, friendly staff great location for central Canterbury.
    England, Couple, 25-30
  • 9.1


    04 Sep 2018
    Loved the staff and all the amenities. Nice patio out back and stocked kitchen. Cozy lounge. Beds were comfortable but the bathroom very basic.
    USA, Female, 25-30
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  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
Food & Drink
  • Mini-Supermarket
  • Pool Table


  • 2011

    1st, Country Winners England

  • 2010

    1st, Country Winners England

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  • Age Restriction
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes Included

Things to Note

We require 48 hours notice to cancel your reservation. This must be done before 2pm - 48 hours prior to your arrival date.
If you fail to show/ or a late cancellation, you will be charged the balance on the reservation, and the reservation could also be cancelled.

This property may contact you after booking for your CVV code in order to pre-authorize your card before arrival for booking Guarantee.
Failure to provide a valid card will result in your booking being cancelled

Photo ID is required on Check In (Including UK and EU residents)

Check in time on your arrival date is from 2pm-11pm (if you are arriving later, please contact us to confirm)
If you are arriving before 2pm, we do have a baggage room for you to store your baggage until your room is ready.



To allow us to carry out daily housekeeping and maintenance , the dormitory rooms are closed between 11:00am-2:00pm daily.
The Lounge is open for you to relax in during this time.

The Kitchen is open daily from 8:00am-10:00am and 2:00pm-11:00pm at other times, the kitchen is closed. This is to carry out daily maintenance and general cleaning.

Under 16s are not allowed to stay in a mixed dormitory room sharing with other guests, even if accompanied by an adult. You will need to book a private or family room. You will not be checked in to the hostel, so please do not reserve a dormitory room if you have children under 16 years of age. Unless you are booking sole use of the room.

Our Double/Twin and Single Rooms are not en-suite and the bathrooms are shared

If children are travelling with parents, please note that the rooms are not suitable for more than the number of beds in the room. if you travel with a child they will need to book a room with enough beds to make sure that each guests has their own bed. We do not provide extra beds or cots. We are happy if the child is under 4 years old to share the room/ existing beds with the parents.
If you are a group 6+, you will need to book direct with the hostel by email or telephone, as certain conditions will apply. If you do book online, your reservation could be cancelled and any deposits paid will not be returned.

We have to consider all guests staying at the hostel, as we want to offer a nice homely, comfortable & relaxing atmosphere for all guests staying at Kipps Hostels.So we will not tolerate rude behaviour from any guests towards staff or other guests. Your booking will be cancelled and no monies refunded.

We do not take any long term guests at Kipps Canterbury Due to us being a backpacker Hostel and prefer to cater for backpackers travelling around UK. and Europe,. Therefore we have a 7 night maximum for all guests throughout a 1 year period .