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London, England
Reviewed 1 week ago

I needed a place to stay after a friends stag do / pub crawl recently and found this place while searching for hotels. The usual places were really quite expensive, but Kipps kept coming up in the searches. I had a quick look at the reviews for this place and was tempted to book a bed. The price was very...

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kippscanterbury, Manager at Kipps, responded to this review

Hi Really glad you came across us online, and made the decision to book, and we are glad we didnt disappoint. Thank you for the nice feedback Hopefully see you again if you visit Canterbury Regards

London
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked a double room with just shared bathroom. The bed was comfortable room provided with fresh towels, toiletries and tea / Coffee making facilities. The bathroom even shared though was very nice and clean. Just two parking spaces at the hostel but the street parking is free with some restrictions so it is OK to park in the area. All...

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kippscanterbury, Manager at Kipps, responded to this review

Hi Glad you enjoyed staying in our Double Room , and all the extras in the room. We are happy to hear you found the staff polite and helpful Regards Kipps

London
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here recently for about 3 weeks. The staff are amazingly kind, really professional, the beds really comfortable, and completely feels like home. Def Recommended - Great Price - A + time! Thank you guys for making my stay really awesome. From Duncan Lodge

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kippscanterbury, Manager at Kipps, responded to this review

Hi Thanks for the great rating, and was a pleasure to have you stay with us !! Glad you enjoyed the hostel/ and look forward to your return again in the future, in the meantime, good luck in 2017 Regards Kipps

Austin, Texas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Maybe I was just in a bad mood already when I got there (the uber driver got lost). I usually don't leave bad reviews but this place was just not fun. Took forever for someone to open the door. The kitchen gets closed off at night. The shower broke on me. They were quick to get that fixed though.

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kippscanterbury, Manager at Kipps, responded to this review

Hi At Kipps all of the staff enjoy travelling, and visiting new places, so we can understand how travelling from place to place, and from station/airport to hotel/hostels can be tiring and frustrating but in the end travelling is rewarding. But do think it is very unfair for you to comment on a completely different company like Uber, and then...

Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 1 month at Kipps and couldn't recommend it enough. The facilities were great (newly renovated kitchen, great rooms) and all the staff were very friendly and accommodating. Felt like a home rather than a hostel.

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kippscanterbury, Manager at Kipps, responded to this review

Hi Thanks for the nice comments and rating and biggest thanks for choosing to stay at Kipps when you were in Canterbury!!! We really enjoyed you staying with us, and will be strange not to see you around the hostel. We do enjoy guests that stay for more than 1 night, its nice to see familiar faces around the place....

Ystrad Mynach, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed here one night, was spotless, fresh bedding and very friendly staff! Brilliant facilities if you are travelling, good working shower with towels provided, lovely pub at the bottom of the hill, and only 10 minute walk to the town centre, for what I paid for a night it was more than worth it!

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kippscanterbury, Manager at Kipps, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for your comments/ and nice review/ We are glad you enjoyed your stay at Kipps, and we to enjoy the lovely pub at the bottom of the hill :) Hope to see you again soon Kipps

Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Lovely staff, so welcoming and went above and beyond to help me. Great value for money, clean and tidy as well as surprisingly homey which is lovely when you are possibly sharing a bathroom! Overall so accommodating and a wonderful place to stay!

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kippscanterbury, Manager at Kipps, responded to this review

HI Thank you for your nice comments We are happy you enjoyed the staff friendliness and our homely hostel Enjoy your travels. Regards

Reviewed 2 January 2017

Had a lovely stay here! The staff were all very welcoming and friendly. There is a lovely common room area where we could have relaxed if we wanted. We booked a double room and it was a good size with a sink (with towels provided), kettle (with some teabags and coffee provided) and a tv. The toilet was a communal...

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kippscanterbury, Manager at Kipps, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice comments. and rating. You would have seen the notices around the hostel/ about redecoration etc.. At the moment the room you stayed in, hasnt been rennovated yet with new decorations/ beds and furniture. But we are getting around to it soo - planned for early February. So please return and check out the new room...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Actually i have been a lot of hostel of the world ,Usually cheaper price room was have not that good condition But here Compared with price is very good. Room condition was really nice , clean and comfoty bed ! And free towel. They have nice kitchen also. There is have anything for cooking , Reception was very careful about...

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kippscanterbury, Manager at Kipps, responded to this review

Hi Great Rating and Great comments - Thank You !! Enjoy your travels Regards

Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed my weekend in Canterbury! The Hostel is clean and close to the city centre! The staff was very friendly expecially Stefano Debidda who became immediately my friend. I liked so much this hostel, I felt like at home.

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kippscanterbury, Manager at Kipps, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for your nice rating, and comments We will let stefano know that you found him especially friendly Regards Kipps

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 Friendly staff will welcome you to our award winning backpackers, including a Rose Award for recognition to services from Visit England Tourist Board and No.1 Rated on Trip Advisor. We offer excellent facilities at Kipps Canterbury, including :- A large fully equipped kitchen Free Fibre Wi-Fi throughout the hostel Large Countryside 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 beautiful backpackers and to our Historic City Please read hostel conditions. Photo ID is required on Check in (inc UK/EUCitizens) OPENING HOURS Check in Time: 2pm-Midnight. Please let us know if you are arriving after 2pm KITCHEN – Our Self Catering Kitchen is open daily from 08:00am-10:00am/ 02:00pm-10:00pm. At other times the kitchen is closed to allow us to carry out general cleaning and maintenance Dormitory Rooms – Rooms are closed daily from 11am-2pm, to allow us to carry out daily housekeeping and maintenance. The Lounge is open for you to relax in during these times. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kipps

Address: 40 Nunnery Fields, Canterbury CT1 3JT, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Canterbury
Price Range: RM99 - RM348 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Kipps 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Single room very comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles bitujones, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The back side of the hostel is quieter”
 of 5 bubbles jcedeniosangucho, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 28 has a beautiful view on the garden.”
 of 5 bubbles robinbL4069BD, 21 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The downstairs mixed dorm is next to the living room which can be noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles hollyh76, 29 May 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in Room 28 overlooking the lovely garden.”
 of 5 bubbles michealb84, 18 May 2016 | Read review
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