YHA in South East
YHA Canterbury
New Dover Road, Canterbury, CT1 3DT
"Excellent" - 91% Customer Satisfaction Based on 145 customer scores
4 Star Hostel Accommodation - Visit England
4 Star Hostel

Best Price Guarantee - Member discounts and no booking fee

10% Off Breakfast

Beds from £10.00
Private rooms from £25.00
Family rooms from £25.00
Camping from £11.50

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  • Booking for more than 16 people? Click here

    Please Note:
    If you plan to bring children under 5, please stay in a Private Room.
    Children under 15? Please be accompained with an adult staying in the same room.
    Aged 16 or 17? Please bring a friend or adult if staying in Shared Accommodation.

  • We are no longer taking bookings for customers wishing to arrive today. Please select alternative dates or location.

Availability Calendar

Can't find a bed on your preferred date? Try choosing a different room type from the selection box above. Alternatively please call us on 0800 0191 700 or +44 (0) 1629 592 700. Members of YHA or Hostelling International are entitled to a discount of up to £3/night off the prices quoted above for bookings at YHA operated properties. Member discounts are redeemable at the checkout stage of your online booking. Family room prices are only available if your booking contains at least one adult and one child under 18.


  • Camping & Cabins
  • Cot available
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Cycle store
  • Dining room
  • Drying room
  • Garden/grounds
  • Great for cycling
  • Great for walking
  • Group catering available
  • Internet access
  • Laundry
  • Licensed bar
  • Lounge
  • Luggage store
  • Meals available
  • Packed lunch available
  • Private rooms available
  • Free wi-fi
  • Parking
  • En suite rooms available
  • Housekeeping
  • Bedding provided
  • Private rooms
Take the whole place for yourself - Hire out the entire hostel from just £6 per person
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Need to Know

Reception Times

07.30 - 10.00
15.00 - 23.00


15.00 - 23.00


07.30 - 10.00

Open every day?


Towels & Toiletries

Towels are not supplied. They are available to hire from reception for £2 (+ £5 deposit) or please bring your own. Bedding is supplied.


There is limited free parking in front of the hostel.


Pets are not permitted at YHA Canterbury. Assistance dogs are welcome.

Payment accepted online


Payments accepted at property


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Maps & Directions


54 New Dover Road, Canterbury, CT1 3DT

How to get here

By car: Follow signs for Dover, hostel is on the A2050 1 1/4 miles from city centre.

Public Transport

Book your coach tickets here.

Public Transport: View travel options.

Contact Information

Hostel: +44 845 371 9010 (calls cost 3p per minute plus your phone company's access charge.)
Email: canterbury@yha.org.uk

Map References

OS Map: 179
OS Grid ref: TR157570
Longitude: 1.091335
Latitude: 51.271692

Tourist Information

Tourist Office: 01227 378100
Website: http://www.canterbury.co.uk/
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YHA Exclusive Hire

Make YHA Canterbury your home over Christmas and New Year by booking the whole place for yourself! Visit our YHA Exclusive Hire website for more details and make this holiday season a memorable one.

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