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Oxford Backpackers Hostel

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a perfect place if you like hostels - because my trip was rather sudden, I didn't have time to properly arrange my booking. Because of low availability I changed the room every day, so I can give a proper feedback ;) Smaller rooms are better - you can feel more at home, but even the big ones are... More 

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Thank leuveen
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Something feels off with this hostel. Some proportion (felt like a big proportion) of the guests seem to be there for a longer stay. I got an unusual wibe from these people, not the regular hostel travellers I've met in the other 30 hostels or so I've been using around Europe for the last decade. The staff attitude was not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Has everything you need. Great staff. Had so much fun there. Loved it!!! Great location, kitchen is good they have enough utensils. Love the bar, cheap drink prices. Common room was nice and always had something good on tv. Decent free breakfast, on the weekends it's pancakes! ♥️

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Laval, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

This hostel might not be the best hostel you'll ever stay in, but it's still good value for money. The staff was friendly and I felt welcomed there. The place was relatively clean, except maybe for the bathroom next to the common room, which seemed to be constantly dirty. The rooms were ok, the big dorm was split in two... More 

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Sheffield
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

I was visiting Oxford for a conference the next morning. Because i was on a tight budget i decided to choose a hostel. I chose the 18 bed hostel room, which was at a very reasonable price. I was greeted by two welcoming reception staff members who gave me useful information about the hostel and answered any questions i had.... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

When staying at a hostel, I usually don't expect much in the way of glitz and glamour, which is good, because I didn't get that here. This aspect has no bearing on this review, just making a generalized comment. Since I am traveling from the United States, one of the things that IS important to me when booking a place... More 

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Thank Bryan L
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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: $39 - $53 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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