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Oxford Backpackers Hostel

9a Hythe Bridge Street, Oxford OX1 2EW, England
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Calgary, Canada
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20 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is expensive to stay in Oxford. It's almost as if the money from stays isn't being put back into the building. The halls were messy. The facility itself is in dire need of upgrading. The rooms were adequate at best. The staff here were friendly and engaging, there was a great community vibe. The hostel seems to be filled... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

Very average hostel compared to most hostels I've visited. Beds are uncomfortable with rank linen, very cramped dorm rooms with few powerpoints, low bunks and thin walls (could hear the next door neighbour snoring loudly next to my head), location is average, staff not overly friendly, breakfast is fine, chill out room average. Fine to stay short term to save... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

the place is alright, it looks a bit shady for the quite high price. the dorms are packed, but the place was clean. The wifi didn't reach to the dorms and the main area was mostly quite noisy. The breakfast was alright and the people were overall friendly. Not a bad place but i have seen better.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

Bathrooms pretty filthy, staff not entirely competent but rooms were very clean. You have to pay a general deposit and a deposit for a locker. The lockers are locked with flimsy keys the staff give you, and considering the staff seemed a bit unobservant, I did not feel entirely safe leaving valuables in there considering the second set of keys... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

The hostel is conveniently located between the train station and the city centre. We stayed here on Halloween in an 8-bed mixed dorm of average size and cleanliness. The staff were helpful and friendly as we were able to get four beds in the same room despite booking with a short notice. Noise was a bit of an issue as... More 

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Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

I don't usually do hostels, that's too expensive ; but this time I had to stay in Oxford alone for a few days so I chose the Backpackers because of the price. I didn't expect to find such a friendly place. The rooms and the main door are locked with codes (don't forget them or you'll have to wait for... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

I really have no complaints about the accommodation! The staff were super friendly, the bar had people mingling, the bathrooms were clean, the room although with 7 others was tidy and the location was perfect! The front door and rooms were all locked with a keycode for security and ease of access which was great! There were also free lockers... More 

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Oxford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015 via mobile

Ive been in this hostel two weeks and a half and it was a great time enjoying there, the staff member were so helpfully and friendly, the bathrooms, rooms and common area were soo good and clean for be a hostel and the people that i met there were incredible...thanks oxford bacpackers crew for making me enjoy ma experience...love from... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

What this place used to be eludes me, although it could very well be where people were taken to be tortured by down-at-the-heels mafiosos and left to die. Whoever runs Oxford Backpackers has not done anything further than repurpose the place. Once I had been let in without entering the code by another guest, my climb up the stairs was... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

Loved this place! The staff were all exceptional; so helpful, friendly, and really got stuck in too. It wasn't like one of those cliquey hostels where people working there only hang out with each other, which was really nice. Bedrooms, bathrooms, kitchen, lounge and bar were all perfect, no complaints whatsoever. Ooooo and that Frankie.. Wow she's a babe!

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