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Leicester, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I found the rooms to be clean, quiet and comfortable. The rooms have large lockers in to safely stow away your belongings (there wasn't one for every bed in my dorm 2:1) Self-catering facilities are available on the lower floor and breakfast is provided at a cost (I self-catered). There are shops and takeaways nearby; within walking distance and the... More 

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Province of Milan, Italy
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Reviewed 28 September 2016

Everything was good. Information, hours for check in and out, equipped kitchen we had dinner there. Close to centre of town, walk distance. Unfortunately on a main street with traffic and very noisy in early morning.

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Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

located just outside the city centre(10 min walk),bus stop in front of the hostel. the staff is super friendly and do always the extra mile for make your staying perfect. Common areas and rooms are very clean with showers and toilet on every floors. Fully English breakfast buffet only £5.75. Recommended! Alex London ;)

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Orlando, Florida
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262 reviews
22 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed my stay at YHA Canterbury. The facilities are clean, the rooms are of good size, and the beds are comfy. The hostal is in a great area and the staff are nice. Would have preferred a room away from the street though. It is a little noisy if you are a light sleeper! Just request a room... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

We visited the south of England within two weeks with a family of four and stayed mainly in hostels by the YHA. This hostel was the hostel we came first and it was great: situated in a Villa in walking distance from town, it had all needed equipment, like Wi-Fi, TV, Bar, washing machine etc. Recently refurbished, (we had private... More 

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8 reviews
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Reviewed 26 June 2016 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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Thank Kate S
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
Reviewed 25 June 2016

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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Thank Jane A
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6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 16 May 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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Thank DipeshShah
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45 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 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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11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 6 February 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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  • Free Parking
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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 

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Address: 54 New Dover Road, Canterbury CT1 3DT, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Canterbury
Price Range: €22 - €79 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — YHA Canterbury 4*
Number of rooms: 18
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“As it's a youth hostel, I was in a shared room at the front but didn't hear the traffic from the main road.”
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