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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 #9 of 13 Specialty Lodging in Oxford
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First of all, staffs are really nice and helpful. Secondly,the hostel is very near to bus and train station. Breakfast provided and laundry service with small fee if require. The only thing need to upgrade is the fridge as it's too small. Other than that we had a great day in this hostel.

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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

The good things: the staff is really nice and welcoming, the hostel is really close to the bus station/ center and bars for the night life. The bad things: there was no coffee for the morning breakfast!!! Plus, when you make the booking there is no option to choose for mix or not mix dorms so we had to share... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

I stayed in Oxford Backpackers for 4 nights in mixed 8 dorms. The main issue for me was the overall cleaners (or lack of it) of the hostel. The room was dirty: there were stains on the floor, ceiling and curtains. The beddings were really worn out and mix and match, which underlined the sloppiness. Same state continued through toilets/showers... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

I stayed 4 nights in a mixed 6 dorms. Interesting international and young environment. Decent amenities (cleaned very often) but small rooms. BTW the price is very cheap compared to everything in Oxford. Cool staff as well!

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Ottawa, Canada
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Im happy to have stay at this hostel, in 2011 and 2013, cheap for a town like oxford. Very good location close to the center & train station. Everything essential is available but the main problem is space. It was difficult to reach beds in the dormitory, cramped and with small & insuifficient window. Large living room ok but very... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We went as a large group of 26 and were made to feel really welcome in the hostel. The place is well looked after, has a good common room and a very reasonable bar. The staff are very helpful and did all they could to make our stay enjoyable and stress free. Thanks again.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Came and stayed here for a weekend to see the sights of Oxford. This was the perfect place, cheap, comfy and perfect location, the town centre is on the doorstep!! Great staff, I got hotel service at a hostel, made me feel so welcome, a lovely break from some of the hostels I have been staying at! They made sure... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Would totally recommend this to anybody looking for cheap, friendly, simple rooms. My mate & I stayed one night one a weekender around Oxfordshire when our couchsurfing fell through and it was just what we needed. Close enough to a longstay (cheap) carpark, with clear directions on how to get there from the carpark. Easy to find, easy quick check-in.... More 

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