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Graduation Accommodation 2019

The University of Kent Degree Congregations and Awards Ceremonies take place in Canterbury Cathedral on Monday 15th, Tuesday 16th, Wednesday 17th, Thursday 18th and Friday 19th July 2019. 

A range of B&B and self-catering accommodation is available on our beautiful Canterbury Campus from Sunday 14th July until Saturday 20th July.


Single Ensuite B&B - Keynes College: £50.00 per night

Double Ensuite B&B - Keynes College: £80.00 per night

Single Ensuite Self Catering - Parkwood: £32.50 per night

5-bedded Self Catering House - Parkwood: £120.00 per night

6-bedded Self Catering House - Parkwood: £144.00 per night

If rooms on the nights you require do not appear for you to select - this means we are fully booked on those dates. Please return to the original page and select an alternative college/room type.

Guests should check in at the relevant reception area: Keynes College Reception for Keynes College and Parkwood Reception for Parkwood accommodation.

Check in is from 2pm and check out is by 10am

Receptions are open from 8am to 8pm in Parkwood and until 10pm in Keynes College. 

If you arrive after these times, please ring the buzzer/use the phone located near to reception to contact Campus Watch Security, who will come to Reception and give you your key. 

We do appreciate that your Ceremony may not be until the afternoon, but please ensure that you check-out before 10am to give Housekeeping time to prepare the rooms for the next guests arriving for their Congregation.  Late check-outs (after 10am and up to 12noon) will be charged at £10.00 per room.  For check-outs after 12noon, an additional nights accommodation will be chargeable.

Bed Linen/Towels

Towels and bed linen are provided in Keynes accommodation. 

Only bed linen is provided in Parkwood flats or houses. Please bring your own towels. 



Breakfast will be served in Keynes Dolche Vita if staying in Keynes College. Breakfast is served between 07:45 - 09:30.

Parkwood properties are self-catering only and do not include breakfast.  There is enough crockery/cutlery provided in each kitchen to enable you to prepare simple meals.  You are very welcome to purchase breakfast at any of the open outlets on Campus. 



University of Kent provides free parking in designated campus car parks. You will require a permit, which can be obtained on arrival from reception.



Cancellations made on or before 5th July will be refunded, less a £35 fee.

Cancellation after 5th July will be subject to a 100% cancellation fee, but substitutions will be possible.

Amendments to bookings, resulting in a partial refund of your booking/payment, will be subject to a £10.00 administration fee.


Parkwood Houses only:  The person who books and pays for a self-catering house in Parkwood, will be responsible for ensuring the property is left in a clean and tidy condition. 

Any charges arising from additional cleaning (beyond what would normally be expected) required during occupation, or when the property is vacated, or any damages arising from the groups occupation of the property, will be the responsibility of the person who makes the booking and any such charges will be billed to them.

Click on "BOOK NOW" above to start your accommodation.  Please note, payment must be made on-line at the time of booking.

For queries about the booking process or payments please contact the team here.