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Oxford Backpackers Hostel

9a Hythe Bridge Street, Oxford OX1 2EW, England
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Ranked #10 of 13 Specialty Lodging in Oxford
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed for a few days in this hostel thursday through till monday and i could not have picked a better place to stay its in a perfect location. I have stayed in alot of hostels while i have been traveling and i can clearly say this hostel is by far the best one. The staff are great and very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Okay, so this place it's quiet at night in the dorms, it has a kitchen, a bar, a pool, large sofas, massive TV, and there's a party every night! I absolutely loved this place and have stayed for two weeks. MAde many many friends during my stay. The only thing I liked more at Central backpackers was the singular showers.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here for 3 nights. It's a great and friendly place to stay. It's clean and comfortable and an easy place to meet other travellers. The bathrooms are standard for a hostel . The kitchen could do with another fridge but no issues otherwise.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I feel this Hostel gets a bad wrap, it's actually really good. Wifi works well from the lounge area, location is great, showers are great cleaned everyday, beds tipical hostel bed! Yes the heating is an issue but to be fair the UK was having a very rare heat wave. Reading other reviews people mention a strange smell in some... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A short 5-10 min walk from the coach station, reception isn't warm but clearly runs through the rules. Rooms and beds are pretty decent, common area is sad and dreary. Breakfast is available, toast and spreads but not worth waking up for. Tesco and Sainsbury is about 5-10 mins away. Nothing much to it, nothing much to say about it.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It has a good location, but that's about it. The breakfast is ok, but nothing special. There are quite a lot of people in every room, so don't expect to get too much (or any) sleep. The location also makes it difficult to sleep, due to street noise. The staff was friendly and helpful.

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 June 23, 2015 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

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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