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Oxford Backpackers Hostel

9a Hythe Bridge Street, Oxford OX1 2EW, England
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Ranked #8 of 10 Specialty Lodging in Oxford
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014
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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 of 5 stars
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Let me great this straight, the hostel is central, but in a city which is not exactly huge as Oxford this is not much of a consolation. When I got into my room, the bed lining hadn't been changed and there still were dirty sheets from the previous guest. Wi-Fi signal was very poor in the rooms, but even in... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Me and more 3 friends booked one night there. It was the worst night i've ever been outside home!! First, the blankets and pillow cases of our beds are dirty and the room was REALLY small: we couldn't move well in the corridor between the beds! Secondly, the walls and furniture are pretty old and need to be changed as... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Hostel is on a great location,I stayed in a 4 bed room,and enjoyed my stay in the room. After 23h it is usually quiet, but there were few guests coming in late,and walking around. That was not often. Breakfast is OK, as well as the living room environment. However, I have to point out that the bathrooms are cleaned only... More

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Zurich
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Can’t recommend this hostel: i) Note that they NEVER give you a receipt when you pay (this is not by accident - if you ask for it they don’t have any receipts. of anything.) ii) The staff is clearly overwhelmed and disorganized. For example, during my stay they had to close the checkin TWICE because they were missing (a lot... More

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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

In case you think about booking, add five pounds to the price right away. They ask for it when you check in (no point, you won't be handed a key or anything) and they might keep it. They kept 10 pounds from me and my friend. And they refuse to make a simple refund through the card details they already... More

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Stevens Point, Wisconsin
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57 reviews 57 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

It was a decent hostel in my opinion. I've only been in one (this one), so I can't compare though. It was really hot in the rooms though. I wish there was some sort of cooling system in the rooms. The common areas are nice temperature wise though. Good distance from everything though. Short distance from a few clubs which... More

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

I thoroughly enjoyed my time at the hostel. The staff were helpful and friendly; provided a warm and comfortable environment for all new arrivals to settle in. Although this statement may not hold as I am aware that the staff are switched with an annual regularity; refer to more recent comments regarding. The hostel is regularly cleaned, especially because the... More

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Blacksburg, Virginia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

The rooms were a bit cramped but it had all of the expected amenities (including free towels if you requested - thank goodness!). BUT, the whole place was hot. Like steamy. It felt like a sauna in my room, and smelled like it.

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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I had to give this hostel credit for its great security and the fact that you can get Nutella with breakfast. There is also a bar that exists, though in my short stay, I never saw it open. They have a lending library, which I personally liked, and they played movies and shows on TV which was cool. The staff... More

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London, United Kingdom
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95 reviews 95 reviews
4 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Stayed for a night and it was decent enough. Good, clean linen and not uncomfortable beds. The communal area and the place in general could be spruced up a bit, but this is very much a typical hostel observation... The communal kitchen access and basic facilities were good, along with help yourself breakfast. This place will always be busy because... More

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Address: 9a Hythe Bridge Street, Oxford OX1 2EW, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Oxford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 11
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