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29 St. James Place, Ilfracombe EX34 9BJ England See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
Pets Allowed
Self-Serve Laundry
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All reviews top floor self catering kitchen group stay bed dorm secure storage drying room common room kitchen facilities comfy sofas pubs and restaurants great place to stay rooms are clean location is excellent devon coast to coast free wifi family room walking distance
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hello there, I believe I owe a review from this backpackers from early summer. They were incredibly accommodating, the rooms warm and cosy, I loved the fact that they did have a dog friendly option; shame didn't bring mine... sad face ;(. looking forward for...More

Thank Sainsbury V
Response from Ocean B, Owner at Ocean BackpackersResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi There! Thank you very much for your fab review! So pleased you found our rooms warm and cosy!! .... :) Happy face!! Here at Ocean Backpackers we are dog friendly (if you stay in a private room) so feel free to bring your four...More

Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

I absolutely love this backpackers, and have been coming over for abt 2 years now. Its very tidy, and central, 1 min from the bus stop n werherspoons n the beach n the harbour. Very laid back, like a hotel where u don't feel overwatched...More

Thank surfsup415
Response from Ocean B, Owner at Ocean BackpackersResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi There SurfsUp!! Thank you so much for your fabulous review! We are so pleased that you love us enough to keep coming back and we look forward to welcoming you again soon! :)

Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

We booked a number of rooms for our group of 12 as a one night stay before getting the ferry to Lundy. The staff accommodated a number of changes to our booking and could not have been more helpful. The rooms were spot on and...More

1  Thank Helen S
Response from Ocean B, Owner at Ocean BackpackersResponded September 8, 2018

Hi Helen! Thank you for your lovely review! We were very happy to assist with all the changes prior to your booking to ensure that everyone in the group enjoyed their stay and glad to hear the rooms were spot on! We hope you had...More

Reviewed August 5, 2018

I was amazed and delighted to discover a single room here for £26. I arrived early and was welcomed by the Manageress who let me leave a bag to lighten my load until official 16:00 check-in time. Unusually, I had the whole of the top...More

Thank Caroline S
Response from Ocean B, Owner at Ocean BackpackersResponded August 9, 2018

Hi Caroline, Thank you so much for taking the time to review us! Great to hear that you were really pleased with your single room and that you plan to return now you know where we are! We very much value your feedback and although...More

Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

I booked Ocean backpackers as we were a mixed group of adults all arriving at different times and needed one nights accommodation with a very early start to get the ferry to Lundy. Becca was a welcoming host and made sure we had all we...More

1  Thank Julie S
Response from Ocean B, Owner at Ocean BackpackersResponded June 11, 2018

Hi Julie! Thank you so much for your review! Really great to hear that everyone had a good nights sleep before your trip to Lundy Island and that you found us to be really clean and comfortable during your stay!! Hope you had a fabulous...More

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Description
Ocean Backpackers is a contemporary hostel situated close to Ilfracombe's picturesque fishing harbour. Nestled in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Ilfracombe has many shops, galleries, cafes, pubs and More restaurants and is filled with curious coastal charm. The harbour is home to Damien Hirst's 20m statue Verity and trips to Lundy Island, coastal cruises, sea-life safaris and diving are available from the quay. Local attractions include Ilfracombe Aquarium, and the award winning Tunnels Beaches. Surfers' favourites Woolacombe, Croyde and Saunton are a short drive away. Adventure swimming, sea-kayaking, quad biking and horse riding are also available. Ilfracombe is the start of the NCN route 27 Coast to Coast ride and the South West Coast Path provides wonderful coastal walks with stunning scenery. Facilities include a lounge, free Internet/WiFi, self-catering kitchen, surfboard/bike storage and a free car park. Weekly discounts and large group whole hostel bookings are available on request. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Self-Serve Laundry
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Family Rooms, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Family Rooms, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
12
Price range
US$45 - US$90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Ocean Backpackers Ilfracombe, UK - Devon
Location
United Kingdom > England > Devon > Ilfracombe
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Family Rooms, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
12
Price range
US$45 - US$90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Ocean Backpackers Ilfracombe, UK - Devon
Location
United Kingdom > England > Devon > Ilfracombe
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Room & Suite (11)
Dining (7)
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Room Tips
"If you are traveling solo or family and friend, it's a perfect place."
sainsburyvaneaster
4 weeks ago
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"Quiet rooms well furnished for the money."
N1497KKjohnd
Apr. 22, 2018
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"Dorms are excellent value for money and during the winter I even had a dorm to myself"
LittleWandererDC
Feb. 27, 2018
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"Top floor is quietest"
756RuthB
Sep. 27, 2017
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