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YHA Medway - Hostel
3 out of 5
351 Capstone Road, Gillingham, England
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$27
per night
Feb 9 - Feb 10

Situated in Gillingham, this hostel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Capstone Farm Country Park and 3 mi (4.9 km) from Historic Dockyard Chatham. Gillingham Business ...

4/5Very Good! (21 reviews)

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Reviewed on Sep 22, 2019

YHA Medway - Hostel
Palace Farm Hostel & Campsite
4 out of 5
Down Court Road, Doddington, Sittingbourne, England
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
$58
per night
Jan 28 - Jan 29

Situated in a rural location, this eco-friendly hostel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Kent Science Park, Sittingbourne Golf Centre, and Faversham Stone Chapel. Bredgar ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (106 reviews)

"Liz & Graham the owners are friendly and v helpful and not intrusive."…"

Reviewed on Dec 4, 2019

Palace Farm Hostel & Campsite
Hostel Ordnance
1 out of 5
18 Beresford Square, London, England
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Located in Greenwich, this hostel is 2.6 mi (4.2 km) from Excel Exhibition Centre and within 9 mi (15 km) of O2 Arena and London Stadium. Westfield Stratford ...

1.6/5 (7 reviews)

"Did not actually stay there. Stayed at a relative's home."…"

Reviewed on Dec 22, 2018

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Becket Court - University of Kent
5 out of 5
University Road, University of Kent, Canterbury, England
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Situated in Canterbury, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Gulbenkian Theatre and University of Kent. Marlowe Theatre and Canterbury Cathedral are also within ...

4/5Very Good! (25 reviews)

"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"…"

Reviewed on Aug 21, 2019

Becket Court - University of Kent
University of Essex, Southend Campus
2 out of 5
36 Queens Road, Southend-on-Sea, England
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Situated in Southend-on-Sea, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Southend-on-Sea City Hall and Adventure Island. New Empire Theatre and Southend Pier are ...

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University of Essex, Southend Campus
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The Lodge Guest House
The Lodge Guest House
2.5 out of 5
Chapel Road, Isle of Grain, Rochester, England
$37
per night
Jan 30 - Jan 31
4.3/5Excellent! (81 reviews)

"Very clean and comfortable. Henry is a fab gentleman."…"

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2019

The Lodge Guest House
The Horseshoe and Castle
The Horseshoe and Castle
4 out of 5
Main Road, Cooling, Kent, Rochester, England
$119
per night
Feb 3 - Feb 4
4.5/5Wonderful! (31 reviews)

"It was a traditional pub with good rooms & good food"…"

Reviewed on Oct 8, 2019

The Horseshoe and Castle
The Six Bells
The Six Bells
3 out of 5
181 church street, Cliffe, Rochester, England
$100
per night
Jan 28 - Jan 29
4.3/5Excellent! (4 reviews)

"The staff were very helpful and friendly, breakfast was great. Thoroughly enjoyable place to stay"…"

Reviewed on Nov 26, 2019

The Six Bells
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Hostels and More in Rochester

Rochester has 21 lodging choices, and if you have trouble finding many hostels in town, you can still choose something that has what you need. For those who want to save on overnight costs and budget more for exploring, you can score great deals on Expedia.

You may be able to find reasonable prices at these Rochester accommodations, which get good reviews from our guests:

The Kings Head Hotel - You can take advantage of free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking at this bed & breakfast.

The Lodge Guest House - Located within a 10-minute walk of Rochester Cathedral and Rochester Castle. You can take advantage of free Internet, free parking, and a bar at this bed & breakfast.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Rochester?

The weather can be important when you're discovering new places, so here are some stats that may be helpful:

  • The hottest months are typically July and August, while February and January are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 51° F and nighttime temperatures average 35° F
  • April-June: 68° F is the daytime average and 39° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 71° F and nighttime averages are around 49° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 61° F during the day and 37° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 1.02 inches in a year

What Can I Do in Rochester?

Depending on what interests you, you might appreciate these places:

Top Sights
  • Leeds Castle
  • Rochester Cathedral
  • Rochester Castle
Natural Features
  • Riverside Country Park
  • Capstone Farm Country Park
  • Shorne Woods Country Park
Cultural Attractions
  • Guildhall Museum
  • Royal Engineers Museum
  • Brook Theatre

Overall, Rochester is known for its:

  • Historical sites
  • Bars
  • Gardens
  • Cultural attractions

How to Get to Rochester and Around the Area

You can find the closest airport in London (SEN-Southend), 11.8 mi (19 km) away from the city center. An alternative is London (LCY-London City), which is 21.9 mi (35.3 km) away. Once you've arrived, you might want to use public transit during your trip. To check out more of the area, take a train from Rochester Strood Station, Rochester Station, or Rochester Higham Station.

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