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Ocean Backpackers

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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good24%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“top floor”(10 reviews)
“group stay”(3 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
Pets Allowed
Breakfast included
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Reviewed yesterday

We hired Ocean Backpackers for a long weekend to celebrate a 40th birthday. It's a great venue, with lots of rooms, a large, comfortable communal space (we managed to seat 20 adults round the dining tables) and well-equipped kitchens. The location is excellent, just a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a large group with almost the whole hostel to ourselves. Kids were able to play safely around the building, the kitchens were well set up, there were plenty of toilets and the communal area was the right size for hanging out. Great location...More

1  Thank kranz78
Response from ChrisTappenden, Owner at Ocean BackpackersResponded 1 week ago

Hi There! Thank you very much for your five star review! We are so pleased that you all had a great stay at Ocean Backpackers recently and enjoyed all the celebrations with friends and family! We really hope to welcome you all again sometime soon!...More

Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

We had a large group so booked out the entire place. The communal area was perfect for everyone to socialise and a great selection of rooms for all. Would highly recommend organising a group stay and I will be booking again for sure

Thank AA J
Response from ChrisTappenden, Owner at Ocean BackpackersResponded 15 December 2017

Thank you for a cracking review! It was a real pleasure to host you and your group of friends and we are so pleased that you all had such a good time at Ocean Backpackers! Hope to see you all again soon!!

Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

Rented the whole place for a get together with family and friends. 30 adults, 10 kids and 3 dogs all very happy. Great location, loads of space, friendly staff and good facilities. Thanks so much, we had a fab time.More

1  Thank Jess B
Response from ChrisTappenden, Owner at Ocean BackpackersResponded 30 November 2017

Hi Jess! Thank you so much for your great review! It was such a pleasure to host all your friends and family for the weekend and we are so pleased that you all really enjoyed your stay! We hope to welcome you all again to...More

Reviewed 19 November 2017

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

2  Thank anyoornalenk
Response from ChrisTappenden, Owner at Ocean BackpackersResponded 23 November 2017

Hi Rita, Thank you very much for your lovely review! It was such a pleasure to meet you and I am glad you decided to extend your stay with us so you could see a bit more of Ilfracombe and the surrounding area! We hope...More

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Free Parking
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Price range
US$47 - US$112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$47 - US$112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Family Rooms
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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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