Kipps Backpackers

40 Nunnery Fields CT1 3JT Canterbury United Kingdom
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    • Canterbury, 0.4 miles to City centre
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Hotel Kipps Backpackers


Kipps Backpackers occupies a century-old building just fifteen minutes from Canterbury Cathedral and close to the centre of the historic city itself.

Guests can choose between individual rooms with satellite TV or dorm rooms, all with shared bathroom facilities.

The backpackers has a 24-hour front desk, a TV lounge, a private garden, laundry, free Wi-Fi throughout and nearby free parking at Nunnery Fields.

The dining room serves a comprehensive continental breakfast from the dining room each morning and guests can guest can arrange a packed lunch for the day.

The property is ideally situated to provide easy access to Canterbury City and many attractions including Canterbury Heritage Museum, Canterbury Roman Museum and St Augustine’s Abbey.

Price range

from ‎£9 to ‎£19


Kipps Backpackers


40 Nunnery Fields, CT1 3JT, Canterbury United Kingdom | 0.4 miles from city center | Show on map
Telephone: +44(1227)786121 | Fax: | Official Homepage


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Suitable for

  • Singles
  • Gay friendly

Top 9 Features

  • WiFi
  • Parking
  • TV
  • A/C
  • Terrace
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Hotel bar
  • Safe

Room features

  • Windows that open,
  • Central heating,
  • Internet,
  • WiFi in the rooms,
  • Cost of wireless internet in rooms,
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Hotel features

  • TV lounge,
  • Car park,
  • Garden or park,
  • Terrace,
  • Hotel safe,
  • Non-smoking rooms,
  • 24-hour reception,
  • WiFi in lobby,
  • Washing machine,
  • Organised activities,
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Sports Facilities

  • Bike Rental

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