Region: South East

Disabled Facilities: Yes

Category: Accommodation & Residential Trips

Address: 40 Nunnery Fields, Canterbury, CT1 3JT

Contact: 01227 786 121

Website: http://www.kipps-hostel.com/

Description

Welcome to Kipps Hostel, an award winning backpackers hostel situated a short walk to the famous Canterbury Cathedral and the City of Canterbury. Set in a beautiful 130 year old town house. We offer excellent accommodation for groups.

The hostel can accommodate up to 46 guests and we offer a variety of rooms for the students including dormitory rooms: ( 4-10 Bedded Rooms ). We also offer private rooms : Single/ Double and Twin rooms which would be suitable for the Teachers/ Leaders or Coach Driver.

At Kipps Canterbury, we offer excellent facilities including a Large Lounge with Wii/Xbox and Digital TV. We have a large Dining and a Large Self Catering kitchen which is fully equipped. We also have a large Garden with Games Area and BBQ..

We offer a Continental Breakfast/ Packed Lunches and Evening Meals, including BBQ/ Pizza/ and Pasta.

The hostel has CCTV throughout the hostel, and staff are in the hostel 24 hours per day (Reception is open from 7.30am – 2am daily ) .

We have free fast wi-fi throughout the hostel, as well as vending machines and a bar in reception.

We have a very friendly small team at Kipps who are very knowledgeable about Canterbury and the surrounding areas and ensure the hostel is kept well maintained, clean and welcoming.

Do you have a video on YouTube or anywhere else that you would like to link to?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rXafSWtyZsc

Are you on Twitter, Facebook or any other social media?
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/KippsCanterburyHostel/

Twitter -  https://twitter.com/kippscanterbury

Instgram - https://www.instagram.com/kipps_canterbury/

Do you have the LOtC Quality Badge or any accreditation such as Tourist Board, or AALA. 
We have a 3 star Visit Britain Rating/ and received a Rose Award for 2016 for recognition of services. We also have received for the last few years a Certificate of Excellence from Trip Advisor and a Guest Recognition award from Booking.com and Hostelworld.com

Why you are great for educational visits?
Canterbury and Kent have many attractions for your group to visit.  In Canterbury there are many things to do including visiting the Famous Canterbury Cathedral, The Canterbury Tales and the Museum. We are also close by transport links to the seaside towns of Whitstable and Herne Bay. London, Dover and Leeds Castle are also easily accessible by transport links. There are also some very good walking trails in Kent, the most famous being the “Crab & Winkle Way “ walk to Whitstable from the hostel.

What group sizes do you cater for?
Up to 46 Guests

Please give information regarding room sizes and room facilities?
The hostel can accommodate up to 46 guests and we offer a variety of rooms for the students including dormitory rooms: ( 4-10 Bedded Rooms ). We also offer private rooms : Single/ Double and Twin rooms which would be suitable for the Teachers/ Leaders or Coach Driver.

Private Rooms include Digital TV/ Wash Basin and Tea/Coffee making facilities.

How do you arrange a risk assessment?
We can provide risk assessments on request.
We carry out weekly fire tests. We also have our Fire Alarm system tested 6 monthly, other equipment is visually checked monthly and tested yearly.

What is the cost of the accommodation?
From £15.00 per night per person – Dormitory Room
From £20.00 per night per person – Private Rooms
Nov-March – Special Rates Apply.

Does your Accommodation have a booking contact?
Carmen or Angela.

Do you have first aid on site?
We do have a first aider on site.

Please list facilities available.
Self Catering Kitchen
Lounge with Digital TV /DVD Player/X Box/ Wii
Dining Room (Max seating 25 at one time)
Vending Machines.
Large Garden
We can provide a packed lunch from £2.50
We can provide a continental breakfast for £3.5
We can provide Evening Meals from £6.50
We have free wi-fi throughout the hostel

Are there disabled facilities?
Unfortunately we do not provide disabled facilities, Please read our access statement on our website.

Is there anything else that you feel is important and want to include in your information?
We were recently voted No. 1 hostel in England at the Hostelworld awards “Hoscars”
For the 3rd year in a row and featured in the Kent newspaper.


Age of Children / Pupils: 8 – 10 years 11 – 13 years 14 – 16 years College University

Months Open: All Year Round January February March April May June July August September October November December

Accommodation Type: Hostels


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