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Central Backpackers Oxford

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Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

Great, pretty cheap for the place. Nice people! A little bit noisy but it's the risk when you don' have your own room! Breakfast included, possibility to cook, TV room, small terrace where bbq took place in summer! Perfect for young travelers who want to meet people from all over the world

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Reviewed 20 July 2015

I'm a person who enjoys his ensuite bathroom and superking bed. It was the first time for me to stay in a Hostel. I was a bit unsure about staying in a room sharing with 7 others. But it turned to be a great experience. With a car park nearby and all the local clubs and restaurant it's nice to...

Thank Valentine G
Sen Monorom, Cambodia
Reviewed 14 July 2015

Best backpackers in England :-) Fantastic staff, cool little place in the centre of Oxford! Everything you need is just moments away. The hostel itself is super clean, fun and welcoming. I met some brilliant people here from all over the world! I shall return!

Thank aliveandontheroad
Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

Really nice place, helpfull staff, very nice enviroment, very well located, a bit noisy buy it's ok. The terrace is fantastic. The only we did not like was the breakfast as we did not know what was available for us and we ended up going to the coffee next door. I definitelly will come back and recommend to all my...

Thank Beatrizgarfern
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 27 June 2015

Echoing what others have said, I enjoyed my 3 nights stay at a 8 person mixed dorm. It was spacious, and nobody snored. I arrived very early at 4am but Mic still checked me in, all the staff are so friendly, and I got to meet a bunch of solo travellers with the most interesting stories. Definitely a great place...

Thank Melodie225
Reviewed 22 June 2015

It is a flight up through a hard-to-find door to the reception and then another to the rooms. But there is a good vibe (that depends on the staff) and friendly small groups gather in the patio/bar. The beds are comfortable but the showers somewhat funky and the street noise (a special audio equipment store across the street doubles as...

Thank BobTjoa
Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 6 June 2015

I spent a couple of nights in this hostel (female dorm) and it was ok. It turned out to be too much of a backpacker hostel for me, but there were no better budget options in the area. It's a very expensive town and the price/quality ratio showed it. The location is ideal, between the town center and the railway...

Thank faerie_queene87
Reviewed 20 May 2015 via mobile

If you want to stay in a hostel where you will meet people and actually talk to them, this place is for you! Common rooms make the "bonding" time easier and the staff is great. You won't regret staying here.

1Thank Babagwe
Reviewed 11 May 2015 via mobile

Nice staff, clean, nice terrase on roof. Improvements: slamming door near entrance and hair dryer in the hallway wakes people up! Get rid of that bloody hairdryer (move it to a bathroom). Saturday night is loud due to club or bar nearby.4stars

Thank Mathieu N
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 May 2015

Fantastic hostel. Everything was clean, staff were helpful and friendly. Location was great, close to bus terminal, Oxford Castle, Bodleian Library, etc. Has the tendency to get a bit noisy being in the thick of things, but hostel provides earplugs. Beds were comfy, common rooms homely and the breakfast that was included came with Nutella as a spread option, so...

Thank LC H

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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: $32 - $70 (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”
 of 5 bubbles VenusEnvyE, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“the all girls room is really nice”
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“Rooms seemed to have a theme to them.”
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“Chouse a room with less bunks!!”
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“Free wifi works best in the public rooms.”
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