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Oxford Backpackers Hostel

9a Hythe Bridge Street, Oxford OX1 2EW, England
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Oxford Backpackers Hostel
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Ranked #10 of 13 Specialty Lodging in Oxford
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Asyl T Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hostel felt very dodgy, especially since while I was checking in the guy at reception had to kick out a homeless man who kept sneaking in. However the staff were nice. The room was boiling hot (the radiator was on and staff refused to turn it off - keep in mind the crazy heatwave the UK is having now),... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I booked myself a stay for 3 nights and upon first glance it didn't seem that bad, a little grungy, but, hey, that's hosteling! Then came the night. I was staying in a 10 bed mixed dorm and thought I'd be rooming with guests. Four of the beds were devoted to really young, really wired staff members and while that's... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed there because it was the first place we saw in the city. The hostel is average, although the staff was very friendly and helpful. The room was for 4 people with bad 2 tier beds. The bathroom was not clean. Average hostel for backpackers. The only good thing is price.

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Banyuls-sur-mer, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I did have some minor check-in problems, but after that the stay was very pleasant. The staff were all very friendly and very helpful. My fellow guests mostly seemed the same. The facilities were very good. Breakfast was very good. The whole place was kept clean and pleasant. Excellent WiFi access. A great and enjoyable stay. P. S. There is... More 

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Evora, Portugal
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent one night in a 8 bed dormitory. The hostel is basically dirty : sticky living area, bedrooms floor and ceiling... linens stained (not cleaned?) Add to it that there are no lockers in the bedrooms and few plugs. Plus, it gets really noisy during night with the bars in the street. Only good thing : the location, if... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I found the location to be amazing! It's really close to the train station, and everything else that Oxford has to offer. The staff are so friendly and welcoming and really make the effort to make you feel comfortable and as a solo traveler its an ideal spot to easily meet people. Comfy beds clean showers and bathrooms. Only thing... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice hostel thats very central and in the center of the nightlife, you meet a lot of young people there and can go to the club with them (you go in for free) in the night. Like in every hostel, there are of course also strange people. Staff is friendly, beside one guy. Price really good, paid 30 pounds for... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

i stayed there for one night..but it was horrible. i stayed with friend in a room with 4 beds inside, but then the plug position was under someone else's bed..there is no way we can access it and only 2 plugs for 4 beds in a room..so ridiculuos.i asked the reception to find another way we can charge our gadget.s... More 

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

I stayed here for one night . I think it is a really comfortable ,relaxing & artistic hostel with genuinely caring staff. The hostel has lovely community activities and projects within it . Examples of the activities offered by staff and on posters on the wall were: pool competition , pub crawl , movie night ...it seems there were loads... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Stayed two nights at this hostel April 2015. I've stayed in a fair few hostels now, both in the UK, in Europe and one or two in SE Asia... and I think it would be fair to say this one was a standard 'Average'. Lots of the other reviews say it's very noisy and yes it was pretty noisy due... More 

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