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YHA Canterbury

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54 New Dover Rd, Canterbury CT1 3DT, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely hostel and very welcoming staff. Spent one night here to explore the sights of Canterbury before heading to Dover. Nice big spacious rooms and comfy beds glad I took my ear plugs so I couldn't hear the snorers in the room. Lovely communal area with WIFI so could watch a film on my iPad with my headphones in, Shame... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hostel has recently had a complete refit and looks amazing! I loved sitting in the lounge in the early morning with my book and a cup of tea (made in the 'state of the art kitchen' downstairs)! The general manager and staff are very friendly and helpful and make it feel like a home-from-home. There are some parking spaces... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

General manager (not sure of his name) really nice, friendly, helpful and chatty. Second time here and we had a 3.5year old too – stayed in Pippin Lodge and loved it just as much as the first, everything is really nice and clean and a great vibe and close to the city centre. Would highly recommend a stay here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

We have just come back from a few wonderful days in Canterbury. The staff were very welcoming and the room was very comfortable. Loos and showers were immaculate. The hostel is in walking distance of everything. Oh and free WiFi. Thank you YHA.

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Thank Kathie W
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2016 via mobile

Have stayed at this hostel on numerous occasions, not only out of continence but also in the summer period where I was first really exploring Canterbury. The staff there are always helpful and will go above and beyond to make sure you're helped with anything. The entire place has a nice feel of home comfort about it and it's got... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016

A very welcoming stop over for a weekend and well located only 10 minutes walk from town. Thanks for all your help booking us a table in the oldest pub in Canterbury - it was a great recommendation and we had a lovely evening. It's so nice to have a gluten free toast at breakfast too, rather than bringing our... More 

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Thank Su W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015 via mobile

Great entrance n staircase. Superb accommodation 😴 Very clean & tidy with modern facilities mixed with the traditional architecture. Homey & comfortable lounge room. Fantastic kitchen, ablutions etc. Everything in fact was great. An example of what other YHA buildings can be modernised too 👍 Martin, superbly helpful receptionist, chef, tour guide etc. Cheers 🍻 oh yes, great location for... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

The time I stayed at the YHA Hostel, I found the staff to be very nice, pleasant and always to be helpful with anything. The hostel is based in a quiet area of Canterbury and easy to relax. They have a garden at the back and it is big and spacious. Kitchen and lounge accessible 24 hours and 7 days... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015 via mobile

Had a lovely stay here in a Tolkien themed lodge called Orlando. Brilliant accommodation all to ourselves. Very cosy, en suite and truly different from anything I've stayed in before. Lovely friendly staff and good hostel facilities. Fine comfy lounge and close to city (15 mins walk for us). Loved it here. Thank you!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015 via mobile

We stayed in the cabins really lovely, clean quiet and charming. Warm enough at the end of October. Breakfast on first day cold and disappointing but good today. Would definitely recommend. I Would love the yha to get more cabins in more places we Had a great time.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A fantastic city hostel, located on the main road into Canterbury, so an excellent base to explore the delights of this historical city. With direct high-speed train services into London and the main entry route into/out of the UK to Europe, this really is a great stop over point. YHA Canterbury at a glance: YHA members can enjoy free Wi-Fi in social areas£580k investmentRenovated cafe barRenovated communal areasFully-equipped kitchenSeven rooms with en suites You’ll find the Roman-walled city of Canterbury crammed with history and culture. The accommodation at YHA Canterbury is close to the centre and popular with groups, individuals and school trips alike. Attractions include the cathedral, abbey, museums, guided tours and theatres - great for a cheap city break or weekend away. The hostel is within easy reach of the North Downs Way and Pilgrims Way. ... more   less 

Additional Information about YHA Canterbury

Address: 54 New Dover Rd, Canterbury CT1 3DT, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Canterbury
Price Range: $32 - $116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — YHA Canterbury 4*
Number of rooms: 18
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