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    Ocean Backpackers

    29 St. James Place, Ilfracombe EX34 9BJ, England
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    2017-12-03 2017-12-04
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    Traveller (17)
    Room & Suite (10)
    Dining (7)
    • Excellent56%
    • Very good24%
    • Average14%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible4%
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    “top floor” (10 reviews)
    “bed dorm” (3 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Family Rooms
    Pets Allowed
    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 93 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday

    Very nice hostel near the harbour in Ilfracombe. Rooms very clean and spacious, with a big self catering kitchen and big lounge where you can relax and watch TV. Very friendly staff if you need help. The hostel is also very close to the town...More

    1  Thank anyoornalenk
    Reviewed 27 September 2017

    I volunteer for a youth group based in Knowle called Challenge Adventure Group. We ran a trip to Devon to do coasteering and surfing and wanted somewhere homely to stay that would be warm, clean and cosy with a self catering kitchen - we cook...More

    1  Thank Ruth B
    Response from Ocean B, Owner at Ocean BackpackersResponded 5 October 2017

    Hi Ruth, It was such a pleasure to accommodate your Challenge Adventure Group this September and we are so pleased that you all really enjoyed your stay at Ocean Backpackers! I know you did not know what to expect from your stay when you originally...More

    Reviewed 24 September 2017

    Stayed for a couple of nights as part of a scuba diving trip. It is well worth upgrading to get a private room. Those of the party that were in the dorms did not get a good nights sleep. I had up graded to a...More

    Thank minidriver
    Response from ChrisTappenden, Owner at Ocean BackpackersResponded 27 September 2017

    Hi There! Thank you very much for your review! Really pleased to hear that you had a very comfortable stay at Ocean Backpackers and that you found us great value for money! Your Dive Club have stayed with us on several occasions and we hope...More

    Reviewed 20 September 2017

    Abby at the front desk was very accommodating in spite of my booking with short notice. Happily met my diva requests for an iron and shampoo as I had brought neither. Would go here again as well situated and off street parking.

    Thank James C
    Response from ChrisTappenden, Owner at Ocean BackpackersResponded 22 September 2017

    Hi James! Thank you for your fab review! So relieved that you went off to your friends wedding with clean hair and an ironed shirt!!! Hope you had a fabulous time and hope to see you again at Ocean Backpackers! Best wishes Abby.

    Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

    The hostel is located very close to the harbour. The staff is very helpful and friendly. The dorm is quite small, but cosy and very clean. Love the en suite! The common - rooms are clean and very inviting.

    Thank Britta48
    Response from ChrisTappenden, Owner at Ocean BackpackersResponded 22 September 2017

    Thank you for your lovely review! Great to hear you found the hostel friendly, cosy, inviting and clean!! Enjoy your travels and hope to see you again at Ocean Backpackers!

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Price range
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    • Room types
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    • Number of rooms
    • 12
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    • England >
    • Devon >
    • Ilfracombe
    • Also Known As
    • Ocean Backpackers Ilfracombe, UK - Devon
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    Traveller (17)
    Room & Suite (10)
    Dining (7)
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    "Top floor is quietest"
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    "Top floor is quiet and has its own kitchen"
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    "Dorm room en suite was spacious and great hot powerful shower."
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