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Ocean Backpackers

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“top floor”(10 reviews)
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Reviewed 21 January 2016

Having grown up visiting Ilfracombe, I was well aware of Ocean Backpackers as it has such a great location by the harbour. However, since I used to stay with family, I had never visited before. This all changed after a stressful time at work left...More

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Response from ChrisTappenden, Owner at Ocean BackpackersResponded 22 January 2016

Thank you so much Rebecca for such a great review! We are so pleased that you had a great time at Ocean Backpackers and that we were just the "tonic" you were looking for! Chris and I have both done a lot of backpacking in...More

Reviewed 1 January 2016

Could of stayed longer cheap and cheerful! Much nicer than some hotels I've stayed in! Staff were kind and let us use all of the rooms for filming (as we were making a film). Very praticial and easy to get too!More

Thank Beth B
Response from ChrisTappenden, Owner at Ocean BackpackersResponded 6 January 2016

HI Beth, Thank you very much for your review! So pleased you really enjoyed your stay at Ocean Backpackers and it was a pleasure to have you and the rest of South Devon College to stay again! We are really looking forward to seeing the...More

Reviewed 11 September 2015

We booked a last minute get away on the day & travelled down to the backpackers with our 1 yr old & 1 week old baby...family room was perfect for us with its bunk beds & double bed (even though we all ended up squeezing...More

Thank Rachel B
Response from ChrisTappenden, Owner at Ocean BackpackersResponded 30 November 2015

Thank you very much for your review!! Great to hear that you found Ocean Backpackers suitable for all the family and that you really enjoyed your stay!!! We look forward to welcoming you all again soon!

Reviewed 1 September 2015

Stayed one night, room was clean, beds a bit rough, needs better mattress and better bunk beds. Bathroom was ok. Had a kitchen on our floor, place was quiet, we sleep well so no massive issues with staying here, free bike storage was a bonus...More

Thank PaulFogg
Response from ChrisTappenden, Owner at Ocean BackpackersResponded 25 November 2015

Thank you very much for your review. We are very sorry that you found the beds to be a bit uncomfortable. Since your stay-we have now replaced all our mattresses on every dorm bed and have replaced every double mattress barr two which are being...More

Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

Stayed overnight and had one room. The hostels runs at that time by two young german students. It was simply, small but clean and close to the beach. It has at least two kitchens and a supermarket was not too fare. We even could park...More

Thank taucherS
Response from ChrisTappenden, Owner at Ocean BackpackersResponded 30 November 2015

Thank you for your review! We are so pleased that you had a very positive experience at Ocean Backpackers. We hope to welcome you again soon!!

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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$108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$47 - US$108 (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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"Dorm room en suite was spacious and great hot powerful shower."
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