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Central Backpackers Oxford

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13 Park End Street, Oxford OX1 1HH, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
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4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff not very helpful neither friendly, the beds are horrible! Imposible to sleep, and being surrounded by pubs doesnt help at all. Is very noisy, the hostel even supplies free earplugs, so you can have an idea how loud it gets there. Breakfast wasnt great neither, very poor.

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Dresden, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for three nights and were happy with our stay. Very clean hostel with medium comfortable beds, lovely painted walls in the room and overall clean bathrooms. Nice staff but the hostel is located in the neighbourhood of quite a few discos so it's extremely noisy at night. Free ear plugs were a very welcome help! We'll be back!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great, pretty cheap for the place. Nice people! A little bit noisy but it's the risk when you don' have your own room! Breakfast included, possibility to cook, TV room, small terrace where bbq took place in summer! Perfect for young travelers who want to meet people from all over the world

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I'm a person who enjoys his ensuite bathroom and superking bed. It was the first time for me to stay in a Hostel. I was a bit unsure about staying in a room sharing with 7 others. But it turned to be a great experience. With a car park nearby and all the local clubs and restaurant it's nice to... More 

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Sen Monorom, Cambodia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Best backpackers in England :-) Fantastic staff, cool little place in the centre of Oxford! Everything you need is just moments away. The hostel itself is super clean, fun and welcoming. I met some brilliant people here from all over the world! I shall return!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Really nice place, helpfull staff, very nice enviroment, very well located, a bit noisy buy it's ok. The terrace is fantastic. The only we did not like was the breakfast as we did not know what was available for us and we ended up going to the coffee next door. I definitelly will come back and recommend to all my... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Echoing what others have said, I enjoyed my 3 nights stay at a 8 person mixed dorm. It was spacious, and nobody snored. I arrived very early at 4am but Mic still checked me in, all the staff are so friendly, and I got to meet a bunch of solo travellers with the most interesting stories. Definitely a great place... More 

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California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

It is a flight up through a hard-to-find door to the reception and then another to the rooms. But there is a good vibe (that depends on the staff) and friendly small groups gather in the patio/bar. The beds are comfortable but the showers somewhat funky and the street noise (a special audio equipment store across the street doubles as... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

I spent a couple of nights in this hostel (female dorm) and it was ok. It turned out to be too much of a backpacker hostel for me, but there were no better budget options in the area. It's a very expensive town and the price/quality ratio showed it. The location is ideal, between the town center and the railway... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

If you want to stay in a hostel where you will meet people and actually talk to them, this place is for you! Common rooms make the "bonding" time easier and the staff is great. You won't regret staying here.

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