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Oxford Backpackers Hostel

9a Hythe Bridge Street, Oxford OX1 2EW, England
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoyed my time at Oxford Backpackers - ended up coming back a second time. The staff were extremely welcoming, happily involving myself and a number of other guests in their evening plans. Hostel has a full kitchen which helps a lot to keep down costs when travelling on a budget. Accommodation was simple but clean. All one could ask... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a very good hostel. I have read previous reviews by other guests, and was surprised at how wrong they were. These guys keep a tidy place, and promote what a hostel is about. Keep it up guys. Will visit again and definitely will recommend to friends.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

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
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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8 hotel reviews
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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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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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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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