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YHA Canterbury

4.0 of 5 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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Melbourne, Australia
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
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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Bakersfield, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Cute historic hostel about 10 minutes walking distance from the City Center. I arrived in Canterbury at 6am in the pouring rain and the Hostel didn't open till 7:30. Luckily a staff member let me to dry up before check-in at 8. Friendly and helpful staff with good knowledge of the area. I didn't have a reservation and they were... More 

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Fleet, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Good place to spend a weekend and visit the historical city of Canterbury. The hostel was really clean, warm and the staff was friendly. It is only 5 minutes away from the centre so is ideal if you plan to visit the city

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We stayed here for two nights last week and found the hostel excellent value. Having not stayed in any Youth Hostel for many years I was apprehensive when a relative booked us in. However, it was excellent. Very clean, warm, good food and very helpful staff. Location good too, being only about a ten minute walk into Canterbury.

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Rouen, France
18 reviews 18 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

The place is conveniently located at a 10mn's walk from the cathedral (5mns to St Augustine's Abbey), and it has a small free parking lot. Every convenience is nearby : local buses and coaches stop 50m up the road, and there is a small Sainsbury's next street, and bigger Tesco's & Waitrose less than 5 mns away. There's even a... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Opened in 2013, this hostel is both enormous and very well run. The employees are extremely nice and very helpful. The cost to stay here was low, and I was able to book a room and pay online. The big caveats I have are that the wifi is not free and apparently costs a lot if you are not a... More 

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Canton of Solothurn, Switzerland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

The Hostel was refurbished recently - and a very good job was done there! The colourfulness (even in bathrooms) makes the whole building very special and pleasant. Of course, the old building itself has its own charm, but the colours make it a nice combination of old and new. Perhaps only the carpets in the bedrooms were not a particularly... More 

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Stockport, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I've stayed at several hostels and generally the management is very good. Martin Gardiner the Manager at Canterbury however just did that little extra for the guests from taking their luggage upstairs, serving drinks into the lounge, personally showing guests the route to the garden and ensuring the space of the small carpark is maximised to its capacity so guests... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

It's a very lovely place - near a pub and a Sainsbury's in one end, half an hour into the town on the other end. Part from if you are walking from Canterbury West train station might be a bit far (not so much for the East station), it is generally lovely. Also I have had one of the best... More 

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Address: 54 New Dover Rd, Canterbury CT1 3DT, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Canterbury
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — YHA Canterbury 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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