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

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    Admissions Policy:
    Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult (aged 18 or over).
    Children under 11 are welcome at YHA but can only stay in private or family rooms or in our camping and cabins products.
    Children aged between 11 and 16 can stay in dorm rooms as long as they are accompanied by an adult of the same gender.

  • 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
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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

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Towels & Toiletries

Hand soap is provided next to all sinks. Towels are not supplied as standard but can be rented or purchased from reception. Bedding is supplied in all rooms.


There is limited free parking in front of the hostel - we have only seven spaces and a coach bay. Guests can park a two minute walk away down Rochester Avenue or St Lawrence.


Dogs can stay in our cabins. There is a £5 charge per dog per night for our cabin accommodation which is payable upon arrival.

Pets are not permitted in the hostel accommodation at YHA Canterbury however, assistance dogs are welcome throughout, please advise upon booking.

Payment accepted online


Payments accepted at property



Free wi-fi is available in social spaces.

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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: +44 345 371 9010
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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