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Neustadt an der Aisch, Germany
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Backpackersplus offers a brilliant package of everything you need. Comfortable beds, clean toilets, hot showers, free breakfast and a lounge room that is so lovely it's hard not to feel welcomed or at home. The Staff is extremely helpful, always ready to lend a hand. With the size of the hostel if you are only a bit outgoing you are...

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BackpackersPlus, General Manager at Backpackers Plus, responded to this review

Thanks Moritz for the amazing review! We are glad you enjoyed your staying. Come back any time!

Reviewed 14 February 2017

Clean, comfortable, warm. Very colourful, which makes everything feel cheery and welcoming. Large kitchen with several stove tops and ovens and dishes. Excellent location. Nicest hostel I've stayed in.

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Tsina-mc, deputy manager at Backpackers Plus, responded to this review

Thank Laura for your kind review! Hope to see you again some day!

Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

I travelled on a Haggis tour with a friend and we booked a private room. The private rooms were clean but too big to be heated by the heater the room properly so it was quite cold. The toilets and showers were also not in the room they were floor down. This was very annoying. I feel when you pay...

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BackpackersPlus, Owner at Backpackers Plus, responded to this review

Hello Caitlin and thank you for the review. I'm sorry you weren't in the sort of room you wanted - we have a number of rooms with their own private facilities so I'm not quite sure how you weren't booked into one of those. What you say about the heating is worrying! I'm just wondering if it was not turned...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Stayed as part of a tour group. Very friendly atmosphere in this quirky hostel. Rooms were spacious, had a comfortable sleep, the showers worked well. Good kitchen and choice of facilities. Close to everything you want to get to.

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BackpackersPlus, Manager at Backpackers Plus, responded to this review

Hi Elizabeth, Thanks for the lovely review! We're glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again one day.

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 October 2016

What a great place to stay in! Friendly staff, very nice rooms, free breakfast! Highly recommended! We really enjoyed staying there as a family! I wish we could have stayed there longer than just one night.

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BackpackersPlus, Manager at Backpackers Plus, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely review! We're glad you enjoyed your stay with us so much. Hope to see you again one day!

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Booked 2 dorm beds last minute. Very friendly and helpful staff. Clean rooms, kitchen and living area, bathrooms. Great price for one night stay, including breakfast (toast and cereals) and hot drinks! Mattress a little on the thin side, but can't complain for the price!

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BackpackersPlus, Owner at Backpackers Plus, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback and we're glad you enjoyed your stay. We enjoyed you being here as well. Come back soon!

Chicago
Reviewed 10 October 2016

No matter who you are you are welcome here. There were older adults and young people. The kitchen was the nicest and most well-equipped I've ever been in at a hostel. Location: an old church retro-fitted. There were plenty of rooms and the bathrooms were really nice. Oban itself is a GREAT town and this hostel is absolutely the best.

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BackpackersPlus, Owner at Backpackers Plus, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind words. We loved having you here and hope you'll be back one day. Enjoy the rest of your travels!

Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

The hostel is very nice and beautiful! The staff is so helpful and cordial, they have clean and comfortable rooms and bathrooms, for a great price! It is an amazing option for those who come to Oban!!

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BackpackersPlus, Manager at Backpackers Plus, responded to this review

Hi Aninha S, We're glad you enjoyed your stay with us and find Backpackers Plus beautiful! We're always trying to keep the place clean and cheerful for our guests, so it's good to hear that we managed to do so!

Kirkby Stephen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Booked a cheap room whilst in transit. Bedroom on-suite in a house down the road. Clean, friendly staff. Needs refreshing, outdated, duvet needed ironing, towels old, no TV signal. But bed was quite comfortable and served the purpose. See what else you can find.

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BackpackersPlus, Manager at Backpackers Plus, responded to this review

Hi annsandell, Thanks for the review! We've just started on repainting/ renovating our private rooms, so hopefully we can make a better impression next time you stay with us! We're sorry the duvet was creased and the towels old. We'll have a word with the staff and we'll sort out any old towels we can find and replace them with...

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 September 2016

I arrived on a motorcycle in the rain. This place was a great place to find at very reasonable cost. Very friendly owner explained everything. Breakfast included help yourself. Oban was small but quaint.

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Hi Steveroy2016, Thanks for the review. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay at Backpackers Plus!

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This is a fun, cosy hostel with loads of character and the friendliest staff you'll meet! We've got a great central location convenient to all amenities in the bustling Scottish west-coast town of Oban. We have comfy, spacious dormitories as well as family-friendly private rooms (some with ensuite), all with access to a very well eqiupped self-catering kitchen. Our prices include all bedding, a buffet breakfast and free internet. We have a huge, fantastic lounge and socialising area with a pool table, board games, books, and all-day free tea/coffee and hot chocolate... Every creature comfort for the budget-minded traveller! Our private rooms are in our annex about 100 metres away from the main building. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Backpackers Plus

Address: The Old Church | Breadalbane St, Oban PA34 5PH, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Oban
Price Range: $48 - $68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 21
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“Multi bed bunkrooms make for the best conversations”
 of 5 bubbles _moritz_scholz, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The room heated up nicely once I realized I had to turn the heaters on.”
 of 5 bubbles , 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with private bathroom if available.”
 of 5 bubbles steveroy2016, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We were in a separate building to the hostel reception, which was a little way up the street, and our room was very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles ROFRCO, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room 2 was right next to shared loos - not the quietest!”
 of 5 bubbles morags298, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
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