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YHA Canterbury

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54 New Dover Rd, Canterbury CT1 3DT, England
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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49 reviews 49 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed with a couple of mates for a long weekend. The facilities were very good: lots of kitchen space, for instance, so that cooking was fun. Rooms recently refurbished and very clean. We even had an ensuite! Nice lounge too. It's only a few minutes walk into town.

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England
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61 reviews 61 reviews
33 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely one of the better hostels out there in the UK. I had a good stay while visiting and exploring Canterbury. The rooms are all to a high standard as the old building its in has been refurbished recebtly. Bunk beds comfortable, though rooms are on the small side. Bathrooms and showers were clean. The guy at reception was friendly... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

LOVED my experience at YHA Canterbury. I stayed there in May 2014 (sorry for the late review!) and had a great time. This hostel has recently been completely renovated with brand new, modern amenities, yet it retains the historical building (so pretty on the outside). The staff was helpful and friendly, the beds were comfortable, and the showers/bathrooms are super... More 

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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We stayed here in April and booked a family room without bathroom and it was very spacious, clean and all beds made which makes such a difference after a long journey. Would thoroughly recommend as the staff were very helpful and polite, nice breakfast in bright dining room and not too much noise from other guests (considering our room was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

We stayed two nights, one in one of the lodges and one in the hostel itself. The former is brilliant but be warned the two top banks are too close to the ceiling for adults.. Otherwise lovely accommodation including a fridge, kettle and ensuited bathroom. The kids absolutely loved it! The hostel room was OK, but a bit grubby....showers were... More 

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Reigate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Booking in late March at Canterbury YHA I noticed there were some new arctic cabins being built. Accomodation for 5 and ensuite too - very intriguing so just had to book. With the overnight temperature predicted for our stay of just 1 degree we bought layers of clothes and hot chocolate and knew the main hostel lounge would be a... More 

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73 reviews 73 reviews
21 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

This hostel having being recently refurbished is nice and clean with modern facilities.This wonderful Victorian building is located close to a supermarket and its possible to walk into the centre of the city. Definitely would stay again!

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Nick H, Manager at YHA Canterbury, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your wonderful review! I will share this with the team and we hope to see you again soon. Best wishes, Niki More 

Carlsbad, California
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150 reviews 150 reviews
10 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

This was the only Youth Hostel that I staid at. It was so nice and the staff was great. It was clean, well located, and had many places to meet and had great indoor communal areas. The kitchen was great and the prices were wonderful.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

YHA Canterbury is a great hostel to stay in if you're travelling to Canterbury. only a 20 minute walk from Canterbury East station, it's also only a short walk to the town centre. It's clean, the staff are welcoming and friendly, and the building itself is incredibly beautiful and well kept.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

This was my first youth hostel experience and YHA Canterbury definitely did not dissapoint! Being a little bit of a clean freak, I was quite apprehensive before spending the night here, however as soon as I arrived I realised my perceptions of youth hostels could not have been more wrong. The rooms are exceptionally modern, clean and in our shared... More 

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