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Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly Staff even at late hour, a clean place, clean beds, fresh bedsheets free towels, breakfast buffet, cheap beer and all the other necessities one could think of are provided here. The room and main area are bright and the USB charging ports near the beds were a pleasant surprise. ;) At night it was very loud at the streets...

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Bellevue, Washington
Reviewed 19 January 2017

I had to drop my luggage for a few hours and I found this to be a cheap option except the staircase that was steep. The staff was friendly and its located in a convenient spot close to Gloucester Green bus station.

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Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for a cheap place to stay this os the best option in Oxford, however, it is located near a night club and which the sound can be listened from your bedroom. Hence, be aware that if you have problems to start to sleep it could be a disadvantage.

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Kerry, Ireland
Reviewed 23 December 2016

We stayed in a 6 bed dorm. It was cosy and basic. There are toilets and showers at the end of the corridor, which had windows open so were ventilated but quite cold! There is a video and board game room and a hang-out spot with a bar with canned beer for sale in the hostel. The toast, tea and...

Thank KerryGirl_14
La Haye-du-Puits, Basse-Normandie, France
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Stayed here with my wife for one night, clean, comfortable, good facilities and a good central location. BUffet breakfast, friendly staff, arm showers and free towels, what more do you need? nice terrace bar with cheap beer (no bitter - sort it out ;) Beds extremely comfortable and sturdy although they squeak - rubber washers? Would use again d finitely

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 November 2016

My wife and I stayed here on our roadtrip and were well impressed with the staff. The rooms were clean, the bathing facilities were also quite high quality. It's on the outskirts of city centre, but a close walk to most things. The breakfast is pretty meager, you may consider getting your own food or going out for breakfast.

Thank Vincent S
Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Location is nice. Facilities are nice but showers are a little scarce in the morning. Staff is nice but they hang with each other most of the time speaking Spanish. Breakfast is included and, despite not really fancy, is quite nice, tea and coffee are also available for free. The atmosphere was not great, a lot of people just sleeping...

Thank RatoPT
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

I stayed in 12 bed mix in 23 Sept 16 for 2 nights. Which is okay but the horrible is I loss all my money that I put in my locked backpack cause the hostel locker can't work. I told to the Manager, the shorty with the Spanish accent called Alex. He can do nothing, the worst part is he...

1Thank 329chandrag
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 September 2016

I stayed here a couple of days ago and had a very positive experience. This place is only 5 minutes walk (at most!) from the bus station and I'm guessing the same from the train station. A little over 5 mins to walk into town and around 10 mins away from all the architecture and University buildings. No need to...

Thank Venus Envy E
Houston, Texas
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

My sister and I stayed in Oxford for a couple days and thanks to the people we met here we felt like we belonged there. The staff was absolutely amazing. There's a really cool hang out spot on the roof that has TV and a bar with 1.50£ beers. When we first went up there the employees were all hanging...

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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 

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Address: 13 Park End Street, Oxford OX1 1HH, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Oxford
Price Range: £19 - £47 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Central Backpackers Oxford 2*
Number of rooms: 50
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“Ask for a room facing the back if you're a light sleeper or have not brought earplugs/earphones”
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“the all girls room is really nice”
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