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Frankfurt, Germany
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I will start with the good things, although there are not many to list (for me): + Location. It's a 3-minute walk to both the train station and the coach station, the city centre is also in walking distance, which was very nice. + The staff. Most of the people working (and also living!) there are very friendly and helpful,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hostel is smelly, rooms are very small, the bathroom isn't very clean, the kitchen/fridge is a nightmare when you want to cook (too small). On the night we stayed a man in his 40s came upstairs and said the hostel looked exactly the way it did 20 years ago.. In my view 22 pounds for a 6 dorm which... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016

Stayed for 3 nights in a 12-bed mixed dorm, it is good if you are looking for budget-friendly accommodation. The location is great being very near to the train station and the city centre likewise. The service was good with free breakfast, and a bar if you are interested in a drink or two in the evening. Overall, a pleasant... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

Stayed here for one night in an 18-bed mixed dorm. Great location just a short walk from the bus station and city center, and they'll store your bags for free if you arrive before check-in. The room was clean and comfortable and there was an outlet right next to my bed, but the wifi tended not to work as we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

When arriving in Oxford backpackers they were celebrating the birthday of one of the staff. Everyone gathered around in the common room like a big family and that felt so good. We then went out together like we have been knowing each other for ages. I was worrying that the sound of the party would bother me in the bedrooms,... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

Room way too hot, staff while serving us were chatting to the hot girl behind us in the queue. Fire alarm in the middle of the night and the staff were in the club next door instead of in the reception. Dirty showers. Breakfast consisted of a shopping trolley with bread and custard creams in.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

I usually like things a little bit out of line but this hostel was just too much out of line. The staff was great and always ready to help you. They offer you breakfast which is not huge but decent given the price you paid. The vibe was great. However, I would not recommend to anyone any "mixed-dorm" style room.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

If you are looking for a low budget hostel where you can meet other crazy travellers and backpackers like you this is great option. Oxford Backpackers Hostel has a nice common room with tables, games, TV, soccer table and bar with friendly andy funny staff. This is a perfect place to socialize and make new friends. Rooms were clean and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

This is one of the few hostels I've seen where the priority is 100% for the comfort of their "backpackers." It has a great ambiance, it's low key and quiet, even when booked to the maximum; a really friendly environment where everyone is made to feel genuinely welcome regardless of age, and so on. Andrew and his staff are very... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

This hostel looked dodgy on the way in and it didn't get a lot better. It's a typical budget hostel, a little run down and rather second rate. It wasn't particularly clean, and it smelled at bit. The showers were cubicle showers with nothing between the shower and where you were meant to keep your cloths and towel. Most of... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Oxford Backpackers Hostel

Address: 9A Hythe Bridge Street, Oxford OX1 2EW, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Oxford
Price Range: $23 - $52 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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