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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is one of the nicer hostels I have seen so far. The common area well as the rooms are well-kept and clean, the staff is friendly and helpful. I can definitely recommend the (very typical English) breakfast they serve. The location of the hostel...More

Thank Jan P
Response from OxfordYHA, Manager at YHA OxfordResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the review of the hostel - your feedback is much appreciated. We're glad that you had a good stay and found our location so convenient. Yep, you're right about the bathrooms - at some point in the future YHA Oxford will be modernised...More

Reviewed 27 January 2018

It's a hostel. If a hostel is fairly clean, I'll be fine with it. And the 6 bed female dorm room I stayed in at YHA Oxford was much cleaner and more comfortable than I expected. I actually slept fairly well, which is often hard...More

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Response from OxfordYHA, Manager at YHA OxfordResponded 29 January 2018

Thank you for your review of the hostel. We're pleased to read that you found us to be clean and welcoming and that you slept well when staying with us. You're absolutely right about it being very handy to be so close to the train...More

Reviewed 13 January 2018

YHA Oxford is a good location near more attractions. You can walk 10-15 min. to christ church. In front of hostel have good kebub. But far from parking if you drive. Staff are friendly and helpfull. Room are small and stingy from capet.More

Thank kmong100
Response from OxfordYHA, Manager at YHA OxfordResponded 29 January 2018

Thanks for taking the time to review the hostel. We're sorry that you only rated us as average and we'd love to know what we could do to improve your experience and get to a score of 4 or 5 stars. Please always ask us...More

Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

We stayed in a private room for two with a private shower. The friendly receptionist helped us with our luggages to our room & they also let us access to the lounge room even after we’ve already checked out. Breakfast was good too, we were...More

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Response from OxfordYHA, Manager at YHA OxfordResponded 8 January 2018

Great to hear that you were satisfied with your stay. We do try our very best to ensure everyone has a great visit to the hostel and we're happy to help with bags and do anything else we can to achieve this. Thanks so much...More

Reviewed 18 December 2017

In my reservation for a quadruple room, it was not written that towels were not included, so obviously I supposed they were. When we arrived there, the receptionists told me I had to pay 2 pounds for each towel!! I showed her my voucher (from...More

Thank bfelipeb
Response from OxfordYHA, Manager at YHA OxfordResponded 20 December 2017

We're really very sorry to read that our not including towels with the rooms caused you so much disappointment and spoilt your stay so much. I can assure you that the last thing that we are trying to be is dishonest in any way. Being...More

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suec1973000
29 October 2017|
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Response from OxfordYHA | Property representative |
We have had guests occasionally store bikes in their private rooms that they want to be closer to rather than leaving them outside the building. This would only be suitable in a private room. Couple of things to note - we... More
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suec1973000
29 October 2017|
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Thanks for the query. We've had around 20 bikes in our bike shed on occasions when cycling parties visit, but it's usually much quieter than this. There are bars set in the concrete which you can use to attach locks to... More
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There is some restricted street parking close to the hostel, which may be useful depending on what days of the week you're staying and how long you need to park for. This is limited to 2hours during the daytime but is... More
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"Make sure to get a room with an odd number, so the sounds from the train station don't disturb you so..."
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"We were on the ground floor, room was quiet and we had a great sleep."
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"Can't choose rooms, but all seem to be nice."
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"Rooms looking onto the train tracks have intermittent train noise"
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