Hostels in Canterbury, England

2 hostels available. Prices start from $4 for a dorm bed.

Hostels in Canterbury

Digital Nomads Party Hostel Solo Traveller
"Located on Kent’s Northern Coast in the South East of England, Selina Margate sits on this retro town's sweeping seafront. Soak up Margate’s creative buzz as you explore the eclectic old town, the … More

YHA Canterbury

Free Breakfast
Groups (10+ people) Party Hostel Youth Hostel
"…The ample shower and toilet facilities wel thought out, "no-touch" lighting in most. The kitchen was also in top condition, with dining space, also separate dining-room areas. Enough refrigerator … More

Guest Houses in Canterbury


Free Breakfast
"…Cancellation policy: 72 hours before arrival. Check in from 17:00 to 19:00 . Check out before 11:00 . Payment upon arrival by cash, credit cards, debit cards (No American Express). This … More

Hostels in Canterbury, England

2 hostels available. Prices start from $9 for a dorm bed.

Get to know Canterbury (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Canterbury.

Canterbury is a university town located in the district of Kent in southeast England. It is a great town for a stop of a day or two to explore what the town has to offer. Many areas of the town have been designated UNESCO World Heritage Sites, so it's worth just going for a wander around the compact main town and admiring all of the historic buildings and facades. The must-see attraction that Canterbury is known for is the Canterbury Cathedral, which was the site of Thomas Beckett's murder in 1170 and has since been a pilgrimage for many Christians around the world. Other historic sites include St. Augustine's Abbey, a Norman castle, and the city wall built during Roman times.

Canterbury has two train stations (one in the east and the other in the west), which makes it easy to get here from other cities; but make sure you know which one you are arriving and departing from because they service completely different lines and it's a twenty-minute walk between them. Canterbury also has a coach and bus station, which is close to the east train station. Canterbury is also a nice place to base yourself for taking day trips to places like Dover.

There are a couple of Canterbury hostel options, both of which are near the Canterbury East Train Station as well as the bus station. This area is also only about ten minutes from the main town centre, which means you are close to shops, pubs, clubs, and all of the city's attractions.

Written by local enthusiast for Canterbury hostels

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Canterbury Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Canterbury, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
Total number of hostels 2
Average dorm price $61
Average private room price $193
Party hostels in Canterbury Selina Margate (2 in total)
Average rating of all hostels 9

FAQ about Canterbury Hostels

We've collected the most common questions for hostels in Canterbury. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

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Deal (23 Km / 15 mi.)
Sittingbourne (25 Km / 16 mi.)
Clacton-On-Sea (57 Km / 35 mi.)
Sangatte (60 Km / 37 mi.)
Orpington (69 Km / 43 mi.)
Boulogne-sur-Mer (73 Km / 45 mi.)

Travel Tips for Canterbury - from the Community

Hey fam! Here are a few more tips from the community, from them to you, and you to them. This space is dedicated for travellers to share their best tips on backpacking Canterbury. Have a closer look - the Hostelz community share real hidden gems, insider knowledge and overall impressions of Canterbury. Everyone is welcome to add something useful, funny, unexpected and the "absolutely necessary to know before you go" - share, share and then share a little more!

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