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Globe Backpackers

71 Holloway Street, Exeter EX2 4JD, England
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My mum and I recently stayed in a room at Global Backers, Exeter, for 5 nights. We thought the location was good and our room was nice(complimentary tea and coffee), though the overall feel of the building itself was grubby and unclean. The fridges smelt and the kitchen was not clean. The stairwell need some repairs done, but the toilets... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Stayed at Globe for a good few weeks whilst in Exeter on a working holiday. The place was clean, staff were friendly and helpful (got to know quite a few of them given the length of my stay) and always keen for a yarn. Met some great people and thoroughly enjoyed my stay. Free wifi.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

A warm, friendly community feel. Great facilities and plenty of space. Staff awesome! Would have loved to stay longer & will definitely go back. Easy walking distance from city centre, cathedral, quay & transport links.

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1 Thank Roisin R
Seaford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

A backpackers hotel is not our normal overnight location but we enjoyed our 2 night stay here. We had a private 4 bedded room with plenty of space and comfortable single beds. No ensuite but the shared toilet was clean as were the single shower rooms. The bathroom fittings were simple but clean and there was plenty of hot water.... More 

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Thank kazwitch
rockside1, Owner at Globe Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay at our backpacker hostel. We have reminded the team to do a final toilet check before going off duty! More 

Huddersfield
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

Warm, and quiet, yet only minutes away from open-all-hours convenience store, shops, the quay, pubs, and nightclubs. There is constant hot water, free tea and coffee, well-equipped kitchen,books, T.V., and internet access. You pay a key deposit, and can come and go as you like. Exeter is an interesting city, with it's history of the wool trade, guildhall, cathedral,and the... More 

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Thank SLWD
rockside1, Owner at Globe Backpackers, responded to this review

We can't thank you enough for your positive review of our hostel and staff and for plugging our lovely city so well. We are delighted you had a good stay. More 

London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

I cannot begin to explain how disgusted I am by this place, and what terrible an experience I had here. But I will try, and unfortunately have to give a one star rating which is definitely one star too many. My partner and I booked a private room at Global Travellers. Before going to bed, I made sure to lock... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Exellent location, great value/price, good set up ( hot showers, nice kitchen, comfy bed) staff is very helpfull and pleasant. Also there is alot of respect for your belongings from the folks that stay there longterm which kinda watch out over the place. Many thanks to the crew of GlobeBackpackers, I will be back !

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Thank Thomas P
rockside1, Owner at Globe Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank your for your positive review of our hostel. We were also delighted to hear you felt safe and look forward to seeing you again! More 

Rome, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This hostel is located a bit outside of the city center: about 10 minutes from the high street. It is the only budget option I found, with a dorm bed at £18 per night. Overall the hostel is nice and convenient. Bed linen and duvet are provided. The kitchen is well equipped and free coffee and tea are available for... More 

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rockside1, Owner at Globe Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review of our hostel - it was most appreciated. As the hostel is only a couple of hundred metres from the 2nd century Roman wall of the original city, and only a few minutes walk to the Cathedral and the quay / river port, we were a little surprised to hear you felt the hostel... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

Stayed at this hostel for one week as a first stop off point whilst I was relocating to the UK. The hostel is well situated between the high street and quay. Accomodation is very decent for the price, which includes free and fast wifi. However the hostel has a serious lack of respect and care for customers. One of the... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

The location for this place is great - just at the bottom of the main street into the town centre, near the quay. We stay here regularly (once to twice a year), as it is also close to friends, good value, and easy to get to. The accommodation is generally clean, and the facilities well maintained. They have the best... More 

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Thank ZannJR1
rockside1, Owner at Globe Backpackers, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It's always great to hear people have come back for a number of stays. You are right, when you suggest bringing earplugs - we still take them with us to posh hotels because you just do not know if you are going to be staying on the same night as a bunch of noisy guests.... More 

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Exeter Globe Backpackers (Tourist Hostel) offers both shared (dormitory) and private rooms in an 18th century townhouse and is excellently located just a few minutes walk from Exeter's city centre. We offer a self-catering kitchen and free tea and coffee, social area, tv room and Free Wi-fi. Nightly rates are from £17.50 Or just £75 per week in dormitories (terms and conditions apply). We are just a few minutes walk to the nine hundred year old Gothic cathedral and the picturesque historic waterway and quay. That's not to mention the wide range of pubs and clubs all throughout Exeter. Globe Backpackers is ideal for people looking for a great value, clean, comfortable, and friendly place to stay while enjoying our beautiful surroundings.Our 2000 year old city is centrally located in the region of Devon and Cornwall making it the perfect place to base yourself to go on plenty of day trips to the coast, Dartmoor National Park, the Eden project and much more. Easily accessible from London, Bristol, Bath and Cardiff, Exeter really puts you in the middle of things.For those looking to offset some travel costs Exeter is a perfect place to make a few pounds while still getting to see loads of attractions.Exeter really is a must-see for any true backpacker! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Globe Backpackers

Address: 71 Holloway Street, Exeter EX2 4JD, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Exeter
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Price Range: $31 - $54 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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