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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here with a friend in the 12 beds mixed dorm. Entire Hostel is very clean, super friendly and helpful staff, clean bathroom and showers, big rooms, well equipped kitchen, comfortable common area, very central (5 min to Centre by foot). Only disadvantage is: Across the street is a club, so quite noisy on Friday and Saturday night, but... More 

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Wallingford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the best hostel to stay in oxford!! The hostel itself is right in the centre and is in the middle of all the action. It is so clean and tidy and the whole place makes you feel at home. Ask for Alex, he is so kind and he will accommodated oh with all your needs and makes your... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'd stayed here before and can say this hostel is still excellently located and without doubt the best hostel in Oxford. The locker situation is not as bad as it once was and it seems like not all the rooms are as cramped as the others. Something that is still an issue - and an issue in all the showers,... More 

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Surat, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are few excellent points to consider in favour of this hostel. i. Location is simply amazing as its very close to major attractions and railway station. ii. Staff can't be more friendly. iii. Serve free breakfast and provide other facilities like watching programmes, etc for free. iv. Their bar is cheap - not a professional bar but it's a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Every things are good staff was friendly Room is clean ,Washroom is clean Common room is very good they have roof bar for relax you can order Beer or cocktail . Location is in city centre and train station ,Free towel also have an iron,hair dryer. Breakfast is inc. but Wifi a little slow...

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

It's small but affordable. Clean enough (albeit in need of updates) and the common outside bar/smoking area & kitchen close around 11pm so people can sleep. Nice staff and guests. They were getting new carpet during my stay so it seems like they're working on the much-needed renovations.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

To be in this hostel felt like in a big and warm family. The atmosphere is pleasant, the staff are helpful, there is a kitchen and a couple of common rooms for people to visit or enjoy the free wi-fi. There are always people around. An ideal place for people who are out all day and just need a place... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

It is next to impossile to sleep as the "hostel" is on top of a disco/bar. Staff are not available at night and as my roommate was snoring as hell, i waster a whole night without sleeping. DO NOT recommended. This is a risk but the hotel prices in this city are crazy

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

Overall we had a really good experience. We were a group of 6 and booked a private dorm, that gave us full satisfaction. Clean, cosy and quiet. The check-out time is at 10am - earlier that what I am used to (11am). But for an extra £5, you can go for a "late check-out" for the room at noon -... More 

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Benicia, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

This is a hostel, not a first class hotel. However, it is within a 5 min walk from the Oxford train station and an easy walk to the tourist office which was the start of the walking tour and other sites such as the Ashmolean Museum, Bodleian Library. My 25 yr old daughter and I shared a bunk room with... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Central Backpackers, Oxford’s premier Backpackers Hostel accommodation. Central Backpackers brings a new level of comfort and security to the hostel experience. With a huge range of free services including Internet, light breakfast, 24 hr access, lockers in all dorm, BBQ deck area everything you need to make your trip safe, comfortable and enjoyable. Located in the centre of Oxford’s Historical University city. Central Backpackers is less than a 5 minute walk from the bus station, train station, Oxford’s Castle/Prison complex, Museums and vibrant student nightlife. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Central Backpackers Oxford

Address: 13 Park End Street, Oxford OX1 1HH, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Oxford
Price Range: $25 - $57 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Central Backpackers Oxford 2*
Number of rooms: 50
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