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YHA Canterbury

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54 New Dover Rd, Canterbury CT1 3DT, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were amazed at how clean this hostel was and at how much space we had. The breakfast which you can get for like 5£ is a good offer and it was a proper English breakfast. The only downside is that staff is not there all the time, as for example between 10.00 and 15.00 there's basically no one. But... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed in the Geoffrey Chaucer room for 3 nights the room itself is usually a private room and this is reflected in their only being one locker for storage. Owing to the phenomenal level of demand across the YHA network they've turned it into a dormitory for the moment. The bed was comfy and all of my linen was... More 

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Chorley, Lancashire
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252 reviews
50 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed for 5 nights with my husband in a private room. Unfortunately there were no en suites available but the shared facilities were clean and plentiful. I never had a situation where I had to wait for a loo or shower. Our room was 4 birth which meant it had plenty of room for 2 of us but storage... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A group of 3 of us stayed in one of the new log cabins for a night following a few drinks at the Kent Beer Festival. We had "Frodo's Lodge" which is the middle cabin and it was absolutely superb! When we arrived the receptionist was very helpful, checked us in quickly and sorted out payment for breakfast in the... More 

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Berwickshire, Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

My wife and I had the pleasure of staying for three nights at the Canterbury YHA, in one of their cabins: simple wooden huts located behind the main building. Our cabin was extremely peaceful and comfortable and included its own loo, shower and basic kitchen facilities (fridge, microwave and tea/coffee making facilities). Everything worked as it should, there was ample... More 

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Amersham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Very convenient for city centre & easy to get to. Lovely building. Room comfortable & well equipped. We found it odd that there was no washbasin in the toilet cubicle - you had to go to the other end of the 6 bed room to reach that. We were really impressed by the breakfast - lots of choice; so decided... More 

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Martelange, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Thanks to a strike in Calais, my group and I were held up one extra day in Britain with no place to sleep. Fortunately, the good ladies from YHA South Downs used their magic wands to book us night at the YHA Canterbury, which turned out to be one of the best places we've ever stayed at with a group... More 

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kent
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36 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Although this hostel is a fair walk from the city centre it is one to be proud of and has had a lot of money spent on it lately. In the basement is a large kitchen area and at the back some spare ground, although there have recently been three Hobbit houses built that each hold five people - they... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015 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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