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Central Backpackers Oxford

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's cheap but not cheerful, they took money from my bank before the stay. No mention of so many stairs, I advised that I have mobility problems. I asked them to put the stairs, payment taken on the website.

Thank jay w
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed in this hostel for one night and would love to go back. It was small, homey and exceptionally well located. However, the staff is really what made my stay so memorable. They are exceptionally friendly people who really want their guests to enjoy their stay. It is also obvious that they are all very close with and supportive...

Thank lesliejayne
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Across the street from a nightclub/bar. If you are a light sleeper DO NOT stay here on the weekend. You will not sleep. Do provide earplugs, but obviously that doesn't stop all the noise. Not super clean...was a bit grimy. Breakfast was not that extensive. Toast, two types of cereal, and a few apples and bananas. Coffee and tea were...

Thank Louise T
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 2 March 2017

This hostel is in a great location, and had clean facilities. There were quite a few long-term guests when I was there but the staff made a point of introducing me to a group of other solo shore-term travellers so it was easy to meet people.

Thank LCToronto_11
Reviewed 17 February 2017

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...

Thank Barbara D
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.

Thank busybeedinesh
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.

Thank Thiago C
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 6 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

Thank Normandycottages
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

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about Central Backpackers Oxford

Address: 13 Park End Street, Oxford OX1 1HH, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Oxford
Price Range: $33 - $99 (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”
VenusEnvyE, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“the all girls room is really nice”
dominikaj382, 17 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Rooms seemed to have a theme to them.”
KalTrav, 18 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Chouse a room with less bunks!!”
500valentineg, 20 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Free wifi works best in the public rooms.”
BobTjoa, 22 Jun 2015 | Read review
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