Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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General Group Booking Terms

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  • 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.
  • Perfect 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
Large lounge with Digital TV/ PC/ Vending Machines/ Xbox
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.
PARKING - Parking is available outside the hostel. Permits for Kipps Guests = £6.00 24 Hours.

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 of Canterbury

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.9

  • Security 9.3

  • Location 9.1

  • Staff 9.5

  • Atmosphere 9.1

  • Cleanliness 9.7

  • Facilities 8.9

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    28 Jul 2019
    I wish I had booked more nights!! The location and building were perfect for walking to parks, gardens, and the town center. Staff were very friendly, helpful, and maintained an organised but still relaxing stay.
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0


    11 Jul 2019
    Very nice
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0


    30 Jun 2019
    Our family enjoyed our stay. The staff was welcoming and friendly.
    USA, Female, 31-40
  • 10.0


    28 Jun 2019
    This was a great stay not far from the centre of town. The beds were very comfortable and all the facilities were great! The staff were lovely and let me keep my bags and then cook dinner after I had checked out which I really appreciated! Great, friendly service and a overall superb stay! Would highly recommend
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0


    10 Jun 2019
    Overall great stay. Very clean and comfortable. Perhaps consider leaving the kitchen open till midnight instead of just 10pm. Cheers!
    Canada, Female, 18-24
  • 9.1


    16 Aug 2019
    Excellent hostel with great facilities. Friendly staff who accommodated our two bikes really well. Location is fantastic, right by the city centre, and the beds were comfortable. Thank you!
    England, Mixed Group, 25-30
  • 9.1


    21 Jul 2019
    Very friendly staff and great location. The only problem was the ventilation problem ion the dorm room causing it to be really hot. The bunks were a little low on the bottom bunk. Besides those two things we had great stay at the hostel.
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 8.9


    11 Jul 2019
    I would recommend any friend to stay at Kipps :) The location is not quite near the city center. Maybe a 15 minutes walk away. But the city is safe and there are beautiful gardens to look at while walking. One thing may be the lockers. They are quite small... there’s just enough place for a day pack, so I had to let my things on the floor during the days while I was gone. If you’re planning to book the Kipps, maybe plan to bring with you an extra lock (one for your bag and one for the locker) :)
    Canada, Female, 25-30
  • 6.6


    28 Jul 2019
    kipps has gone down hill...all too broken down vending machine...I arrived staff friendly but soon gone...had to wake up early kitchen locked vending machine obviously broken for a while...kipps used tobe so much better...I ve stayed many times in the past but this vidit left a bad taste in my mouth...that kitchen is locked at night kinda trust no hostal feeling any more just youre here to give us money then leave kinda feeli.. bunkbed kinda odd first ever bad reviiew
    England, Male, 31-40
  • 5.1


    14 Jun 2019
    The bathroom is tiny and the whole place creaks.... I hear conversations from the other residents in other rooms and all the daily going ons such as toilet flushes etc.... kitchen is locked so the receptionist has to unlock it as there are curfew hours when it cannot be used... not a great place to stay but this was the only available hostel when I booked....
    England, Female, 41+
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  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • Adaptors
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
Food & Drink
  • Mini-Supermarket
  • Board Games
  • DVD's
  • Pool Table
  • Wi-Fi


  • 2011

    1st, Country Winners England

  • 2010

    1st, Country Winners England

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