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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an amazing place to stay in Oxford whether for a short weekend trip or a longer stay. Location is great, it's very central and close to anything you might need including the bus and train station, shops and bars. The meadows are only a short walk from the hostel so you can easily escape the city vibe if...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hi, I have been living in this hotel during the past 7 months as a long term, I wouldn't never think time pass so fast. I came in summer to pass the summer and I saw myself sharing Christmas dinner with hostel staff. I came here after a very bad experience sharing a house with people, so I decided that...

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Oegstgeest, The Netherlands
Reviewed January 7, 2017

Once you push open the door to the reception, you'll first register a strange smell. The bedroom and the bathroom are not clean. The entire place is shabby and crowded. The breakfast...I know that I shouldn't complain since it is free, but it's still the worst free breakfast I have ever seen. As for the Internet, you would probably only...

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Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

It's quite good hostel, with a clean blanket and bed. The pub is quite small but fine. There are not many people when I was staying there. The breakfast is okay and the people is quite warm and welcoming.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

I absolutely loved this place! Perfect location right near the bus station and train station and right in the centre of town. The bedrooms were very comfy and spacious, the bathrooms and kitchen were really clean. The common area is really comfy with people around and movie nights! The bar is a lot of fun, the staff are really friendly...

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Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

On arrival the place may need a facelift, but the staff and atmosphere more than make up for it! The rooms and bathrooms are very clean and comfortable and good for a nights sleep. The kitchen is very functional and clean. The bar is so much fun, the staff get involved and are very welcoming and know how to throw...

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Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely horrible hostel to stay at.... rooms,bathrooms and kitchens were dirty and the common room smelt of vomit from a party before where drugs where clearly been taking... walked past a room to hear people having sex and also had a couple in my room above me having sex, the staff are OK but not the best they spent more...

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Reviewed November 20, 2016

I've stayed at this hostel a couple of times and the hostel workers are super friendly, facilities were clean and all working, Beds were comfy and the couches too! It's also in a great location in the city centre. Special shout out to hosts Sean and Jos who were very welcoming and accomodating to my friends and I. Theyre always...

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Reviewed November 8, 2016 via mobile

Oxford Backpackers is the best place to stay in Oxford, great location, proper hot showers, comfy beds and more importantly comfy couches. The staff there are so welcoming and friendly! Be sure to listen to Joss' original oxford backpacker's track... it's going to be a hit and keep an eye out for Sean the Aussie, he makes a mean ham...

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Westport, Connecticut
Reviewed October 10, 2016

It's a pity that whoever (a staffer) stole my login and entered a fake rave gave themselves 5 stars - I might have agreed with a 4 star review. I can't help it if they were attacked by a troll. There are a lot of good things going for them. The location is blessedly close to public transportation both bus...

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Oxford Backpackers Hostel

Address: 9A Hythe Bridge Street, Oxford OX1 2EW, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Oxford
Price Range: $21 - $57 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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“bring instant hot cereal if that is what you like - only cold provided”
 of 5 bubbles seggerman, Oct 10, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms that are not on the Bridge Street side are silent at night. Bridge Street gets early morning traffic.”
 of 5 bubbles michelepU4486FQ, Jun 29, 2016 | Read review
“Don't rely on the wifi”
 of 5 bubbles 523tamaraw, Jun 28, 2016 | Read review
“some rooms are louder, if you have troubles with sleeping ask the reception for more info”
 of 5 bubbles leuveen, Jun 27, 2016 | Read review
“Bigger the dorm, the noise is more!”
 of 5 bubbles EmilyTudor, May 24, 2016 | Read review
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