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Oxford Backpackers Hostel

9A Hythe Bridge Street, Oxford, England, Distance from city centre: 1.2km

Rating: 70% from 13 reviews

  • 67%Atmosphere
  • 67%Staff
  • 75%Security
  • 67%Cleanliness
  • 86%Location
  • 66%Value for money
  • 66%Facilities

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  • This hostel is just what the reviews imply- average. The staff are lovely, very welcoming and kind. Everything is fairly clean but a bit shabby...as if a dog got hungry and decided to munch on the furniture and bed linen. There are no social activities Bonuses: free wifi, free towel, free breakfast (which consists of toast and juice), close to train & bus station and the main city. Cons: multisex bathrooms, no wall sockets!!! They let all ages stay here, so some sketchy older folk.
  • 74%
  • 13 Dec 2014 Kelsey USA
  • The hostel staff was very helpful when it comes to lockers, keep waiting my coach inside the hostel after checkout and answered my questions swiftly.
  • 97%
  • 11 Dec 2014 Anonymous Malta
  • Be careful your DEPOSIT. If you are late to check out bit late, they won't be return it. The building is very poor!
  • 20%
  • 30 Nov 2014 Anonymous South Korea
  • The Oxford Backpackers Hostel was exactly what we would have expected. The facilities were all pretty standard for a low budget hostel. The rooms were crowded and the facilities were not the most appealing or cleanest. However, they do give you a simple breakfast, the staff are all super helpful and friendly and the location is perfect. We stayed in mid August and found the price to be insanely high, but I've checked since and the price has gone down, so perhaps it's a seasonal thing.
  • 71%
  • 10 Aug 2014 Sharon USA
  • Upon arrival we waited our turn but when they were ready for us we waited to be acknowledged by the staff. During the check in things were complicated by the front desk incompetence when calculating how to split costs. The rooms were small and basic bathrooms down the hall stall style. The WiFi was spotty in the rooms and in the common area my roommate never fully connected during our entire stay.
  • 54%
  • 22 Jun 2014 Anonymous USA
  • No smiles or welcome upon arrival, poor explanation of facilities and breakfast, lack of atmosphere.
  • 46%
  • 28 Apr 2014 Anonymous Denmark
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