Canterbury river view

Properties to hire in Kent

Hire the whole hostel, cottage or house with YHA Exclusive Hire in Kent

Enjoy your own space in Kent

Would you like to enjoy the space of a whole YHA hostel and have the place to yourself and your loved ones? Book our Kent properties exclusively, just for your group.

Get ready to make memories that will last a lifetime and experience a rural getaway exploring chalk clifftops, quirky towns and villages and breath-taking landscapes with family and friends. Some of our properties allow you to holiday with your four-legged companion too. Discover our unique places to hire in Kent. We’re sure you’ll have a holiday to remember.

YHA properties to hire in Kent

YHA Canterbury exterior

YHA Canterbury

Whole hostel

Canterbury, Kent

  • Sleeps up to 68 guests
  • 15 bedrooms, 14 bathrooms
  • Dogs welcome

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YHA Medway exterior

YHA Medway

Whole hostel

Gillingham, Kent

  • Sleeps up to 53 guests
  • 15 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms
  • Dogs welcome

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Why book with YHA Exclusive Hire?

Get away together

Bring your family and friends with properties for a range of group sizes

Enjoy your own space

With sole use of the property, you can come and go as you please

YHA Member discount

Become a YHA member and save on every booking

Young person discount

Bringing anyone under 26 years old? You'll get 5% off

Suitable for events

Perfect for birthday celebrations, anniversaries or annual trips

Best price guaranteed

Book direct for the lowest and fairest price

Cater to all tastes

Self-catering kitchen with utensils, crockery and cutlery

Supporting a charity

Every booking helps us create more adventures for young people

Things to do in Kent

Explore the picturesque county of Kent

The gateway to England from Europe and the English Channel, Kent is one of the UK's most picturesque counties with plenty to see and do in the area for all ages to enjoy.

Kent is famously known for its blue flag beaches, glorious countryside, grand houses and gardens, country pubs and endless walking and cycling routes, so whatever you get up to during your visit, we’re sure you will have a memorable time visiting Kent.

Chatham Dockyard

Chatham Dockyard

Learn more about maritime history in Chatham at this interesting heritage site and museum. Visit the Dockyard website

Dry Ski Slope with Button Lift

Chatham Snowsports Centre

The longest artificial slope in the South East, try your hand at skiing, snowboarding and snow-tubing! Visit the Snowsports website

Group of people road cycling

Cycling in Canterbury

With one of the longest dramatic and varied coastlines in the country, Kent has five of the best cycle routes - passing castles, ancient churches, historic houses and many splendid gardens.

Group of people road cycling

Cycling in Medway

YHA Medway is in a great area for all cyclists. Capstone Country Park has plenty of cycling routes for all abilities.

Leeds Castle

Leeds Castle

Explore historic Leeds Castle - a fascinating day out for all the family with falconry displays and regular events.  Be amazed by the Maze and Underground Grotto.  Even take a Segway tour of

Rochester Castle

Rochester Castle

A stunning Norman castle with panoramic views over the town and River Medway has a complex history of destruction and rebuilding.  Sometimes hosts fairs in its grounds See the English Heritage

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Walking and Rambling in Canterbury

If you’d like to escape to open space, the traditional seaside town of Herne Bay is a 30-minute drive away. Stretch your legs along its 2-mile seafront.