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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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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Thank Alana L
Paris, France
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First of all, this hostel is in the perfect location. It's a stone's throw from both the bus and train stations, and anything you might want to visit is a short walk away. The staff are very welcoming and helpful, and the hostel has a warm, friendly atmosphere with a common room that's great for meeting fellow travelers. The cheap...

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Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

This hostel has a great atmosphere especially for solo travellers. The staff are extremely helpful and are really good at getting guests involved and make for a good time. The bar is really cheap, and the pub crawl is really cool, the staff come out and show you where's good in Oxford and it's a great night. Rooms are what...

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Thank Sean K
Westport, Connecticut
Reviewed 10 October 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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Thank seggerman
Gisborne, Australia
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

This backpackers is the perfect place to sleep, shower, socialise, repeat! And this is why: they offer a place for you to rest your head after a long day of adventuring around Oxford with linen provided. The rooms also have small lockers to put your things in (will need own lock), power outlets to recharge and they are cleaned every...

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Thank Gemma E
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Terrble place. Dont go there rest. Of story they know. I staying for two days and i had plan tp staying two more I am a chef and i finish with work after. 1130 and when i went there receptions. Was closed my. sutcase been in side and i decade to stay overnight. With hope nexst morning to pay for...

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Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

This place looked OK when we booked online however it was really rundown/shabby. The room itself was very crapped, had a funny smell and didn't feel that clean. This could have been because the linen was old and a bit worn but it didn't give off good vibes, I was super glad I had my sleeping bag liner and a...

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Thank Holly M
Arles, France
Reviewed 4 October 2016

When we arrived, our shared room was "clean and empty" but the feet smell was really disgusting. That night, the annoying fire alarm went off during more than 10 minutes and nobody did nothing. There are some clubs just by the door of the hostel, so you better go party, otherwise you will feel the rumble and hear drunk people...

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Santiago, Chile
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Worst hostel of my life. It was not only dirty, it was unhealthy. As they offer to work for free stay, the staff was incompetent and unkind. For a reclaim, and like the "assistent" aparently did not know how to use the computer, She was to looking for the manager and It appeared bleary-eyed and getting dressed while he talked...

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Additional Information about Oxford Backpackers Hostel

Address: 9A Hythe Bridge Street, Oxford OX1 2EW, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Oxford
Price Range: £18 - £38 (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, 10 Oct 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, 29 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Don't rely on the wifi”
 of 5 bubbles 523tamaraw, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“some rooms are louder, if you have troubles with sleeping ask the reception for more info”
 of 5 bubbles leuveen, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Bigger the dorm, the noise is more!”
 of 5 bubbles EmilyTudor, 24 May 2016 | Read review
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