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Overview of Becket Court - University of Kent

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Laptop workspace, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Laptop workspace, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Laptop workspace, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Shower, hair dryer, towels

Becket Court - University of Kent

5 out of 5

4.0/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
  • Business services

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Social distancing

Explore the area

    Popular LocationUniversity of Kent1 min walk
    Popular LocationSt. Dunstan's Church19 min walk
    Popular LocationWestgate Gardens and Towers5 min drive
    AirportLondon (SEN-Southend)76 min drive

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Standard Single Room, Ensuite

  • 113 sq ft
  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Single Bed

About this area


Located in Canterbury, Becket Court - University of Kent is near a train station. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Westgate Gardens and Whitstable Beach, while Howletts Wild Animal Park and Wingham Wildlife Park are popular local attractions. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at St. Lawrence Ground or Lydden Hill Race Circuit.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • University of Kent - 1 min walk
  • St. Dunstan's Church - 19 min walk
  • Westgate Gardens - 4 min drive
  • Westgate Gardens and Towers - 5 min drive
  • Marlowe Theatre - 9 min drive

Getting around

  • Canterbury West Station - 3 min drive
  • London (SEN-Southend) - 76 min drive


  • Refectory Kitchen - 3 min drive
  • A La Turka - 3 min drive
  • Wild Goose - 3 min drive
  • The Ancient Raj - 4 min drive
  • The Old Coach & Horses - 4 min drive

About this property

Becket Court - University of Kent

5-star hostel, walk to University of Kent
2 restaurants, a fitness centre and a bar/lounge are available at this smoke-free hostel. Free English breakfast, free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a coffee shop/café, indoor tennis courts and an outdoor tennis court are on-site. All 95 rooms offer free WiFi, electric kettles and showers.
Becket Court - University of Kent offers 95 forms of accommodation. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include a shower. An iron/ironing board, hairdryers and change of towels can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.
Recreational amenities at the hostel include an outdoor tennis court, indoor tennis courts and a fitness centre.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free uncovered self-parking on site
  • Limited on-site parking

Food and drink

  • Free English breakfast available daily 7:30 AM–10:00 AM
  • 2 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 bar

Things to do

  • 3 indoor tennis courts
  • Basketball
  • Fitness centre
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Racquetball/squash

Family friendly

  • Corner/local shop
  • Laundry facilities


  • ATM/banking services
  • Lift
  • Corner/local shop
  • Library

Guest services

  • Change of towels (on request)
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • Conference centre
  • Meeting rooms 100


  • Garden
  • Picnic area


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Bed sheets


  • Hairdryer (on request)
  • Shower
  • Towels

Food and drink

  • Electric kettle


  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Laptop-friendly workspace



Check-in from 2 PM - midnight
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM
A late check-out fee will be charged

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
The check-in location differs from the property location; to check in, go to Eliot College reception
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • A late check-out fee will be charged

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

National rating

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitEngland, the National Tourist Board for England.

Property is also known as

Becket Court University Kent Hotel Canterbury
Becket Court University Kent Hotel
Becket Court University Kent Canterbury
Becket Court - University of Kent Canterbury
Becket Court University Kent Hostel Canterbury
Becket Court University Kent Hostel

Frequently asked questions

Very good
Rating 5 - Excellent. 8 out of 25 reviews
5 - Excellent 32%
Rating 4 - Good. 12 out of 25 reviews
4 - Good 48%
Rating 3 - Okay. 3 out of 25 reviews
3 - Okay 12%
Rating 2 - Poor. 2 out of 25 reviews
2 - Poor 8%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 25 reviews
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Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very nice place to stay! you can also see the cathedral on the campus. The breakfast is excellent and you can take it like a brunch
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 3 nights in Apr 2019

5/5 Excellent

Becket court from gloucester
Becket Court exactly suited my needs for this trip which was a bed for the night in a clean and secure surrounding.
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2018

5/5 Excellent

definately recommendable
Stayed 3 nights in Aug 2018

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2018