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Ocean Backpackers

29 St. James Place, Ilfracombe EX34 9BJ, England
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Ian B Bristol, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our group's second time to this great backpackers. We're keen surfers, this place has everything and is great value. The staff are really friendly, nothing is too much trouble. The facilities are perfect, well equiped kitchen, free wifi and computer, surf board/wetsuit drying room, bike storage, parking nearby, proximity to surf spots, set in a pleasant habour town... More

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

We used the top floor flat which contains 4 bedrooms for a family weekend and found it really comfortable and well equipped. We had our own kitchen for cosy family meals and the kids could either watch TV in the bedrooms or go downstairs to the large communal lounge and games room. The hostel is perfectly situated for surfing/walking along... More

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

We use this hostel to launch a coast to coast cycle event with school. The rooms are clean and functional and look great after a recent refurbishment. A good sized group catering kitchen and lots of storage for bikes!! Above all the staff are welcoming and friendly on the phone or at the hostel. An absolute gem!

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

A really great hostel. Decent prices were what brought us here, but the facilities and the ambience of the hostel really made our stay a good one. We were surfing all weekend, and as such the location was brilliant. The hostel has a storage room where you can keep surfboards and hang wetsuits overnight, so you dont need to leave... More

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Kent
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

Great hostel, one of the best I have stayed at. We booked the entire building for a stag weekend, even though there were only 15 of us, however this worked out perfectly giving us the run of the place and still for a very reasonable price. Would have been lots of space even if we had not. Facilities are good,... More

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Whitstable, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

My partner and I stayed here for 3 nights while visiting family in the area. Altho it is a hostel we had our own double room with ensuite (and a glimpse of sea view!) at a very reasonable price. You have full use of the lounge and kitchen facilities which seemed very inviting, however we opted to eat out as... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

A good starting place for our Devon C2C cycle trip, wish we had stayed for a day to see Ilfracombe. We arrived late after a long journey so got the last room next to the check in desk on the ground floor. I didn't see any other rooms but ours was fine apart from noisy in the morning due to... More

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London, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

My wife and I stayed in an en-suite room here after arriving on the ferry from Lundy and were very pleased with the room and the hostel facilities. Our room was very comfortable, the hostel kitchen was spacious and well-equiped, the staff were helpful and welcoming. We also liked the family of lop-eared rabbits in thier hutch in the garden.... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

Myself and seven of my friends went for a week away and we were very pleased with the hostel, the welcoming atmosphere and large living areas really enhanced the experience of our stay and i intend to visit again in the future!

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London, United Kingdom
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17 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013 via mobile

We stayed here for one night. It's right in the middle of Ilfracombe just a couple of minutes' walk from the harbour and beaches. It has a friendly international atmosphere and avoid kitchen and lounge area you can use. The rooms are standard hostel rooms- bunk beds etc, but most have en suite bathrooms. Free car parking too.

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Also Known As:
Ocean Backpackers Ilfracombe, Devon
Address: 29 St. James Place, Ilfracombe EX34 9BJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Ilfracombe
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #8 of 16 Specialty lodging in Ilfracombe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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