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Kipps

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

We walked a section of the North Downs Way from Dover to Canterbury and instead of checking into a costly hotel we chanced upon this pearl just 1.5km from the cathedral. For two couples and a single, the rooms allocated were perfect. The breakfast for £2.50 was more than enough and the garden, even though it was a bit chilly...

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Lille, France
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

The kipps hostel is a really nice and clean place. If you're lucky enough to have the right bed, you can wake up with a view on the backyard garden. It is good located to discover Canterbury by foot. The staff is friendly and welcoming and the common rooms are also very neat. The atmosphere is quite familiar. We had...

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kippscanterbury, Manager at Kipps, responded to this review

HI Great to hear you enjoyed your stay with us, and we were the best hostel on your trip so far. Thanks for the compliment. Enjoy the rest of your travels !! Regards Kipps

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing, amazing, amazing! Exceptionally friendly staff. Loved everything about it. Lovely garden at the back and inside was welcoming and exceptionally clean. It felt like visiting friends or family that just loved having us stay. Such a cool place with such cool staff. Thanks Carmen and our Spanish hosts!

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kippscanterbury, Manager at Kipps, responded to this review

Hi Thank you rating and your comments Glad you enjoyed your stay Regards Kipps

Kidderminster, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Two of us stayed in a twin bedded room for three nights. The room was comfortable if a little hot even though the radiator was off, we had to open a window. The shared seperate toilet and shower rooms although in need of some updating are kept scrupulously clean as was the room. The friendly staff showed us around on...

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kippscanterbury, Manager at Kipps, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for your rating and comment. But I think this is a duplicate comment . Glad you enjoyed your stay in our twin room Regards

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I stayed at Kipps Canterbury for 3 nights. We did not take the breakfast so cannot comment on that. Our twin bedded room although not large was comfortable and quiet most of the time.On the first couple of nights the room seemed rather too hot although the radiator was not on, we coped by opening the window....

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kippscanterbury, Manager at Kipps, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for your Comments, and rating Regards Kipps

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I came here with my father and we shared a second floor room with a bathroom (the bathroom-in-room was a free upgrade - yipeee!). Kipps is a nice hostel just South of the old city of Canterbury. The staff is friendly and willing to give useful travel advice. The rooms are clean - we got towels and free goodies inside....

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kippscanterbury, Manager at Kipps, responded to this review

Hi Glad you enjoyed the hostel, the staff and the free upgrade to an ensuite room :) Thanks for staying with us, with your father, and hope to see you again soon Enjoy your travels Regards Kipps

Ribes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have just stayed 2 nights in this fantastic hostel and couldn.t be happier. Everything is perfect, and the staff so helpful and friendly. Thanks to all of you, specially the boy from Sevilla and his great bruschettas!!!

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kippscanterbury, Manager at Kipps, responded to this review

Hi Glad you enjoyed your stay with us. And glad you enjoyed our Bruschetta Event/ I will pass your compliments on to Antonio and Adrian Enjoy your travels Thanks

London, England
Reviewed 12 March 2017

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 7 March 2017

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 5 March 2017

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

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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: ₹ 1,407 - ₹ 5,543 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Kipps 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Single room very comfortable.”
bitujones, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The back side of the hostel is quieter”
jcedeniosangucho, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 28 has a beautiful view on the garden.”
robinbL4069BD, 21 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The downstairs mixed dorm is next to the living room which can be noisy.”
hollyh76, 29 May 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in Room 28 overlooking the lovely garden.”
michealb84, 18 May 2016 | Read review
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