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Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 September 2015

Loved this place! The staff were all exceptional; so helpful, friendly, and really got stuck in too. It wasn't like one of those cliquey hostels where people working there only hang out with each other, which was really nice. Bedrooms, bathrooms, kitchen, lounge and bar were all perfect, no complaints whatsoever. Ooooo and that Frankie.. Wow she's a babe!

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Reviewed 4 September 2015 via mobile

DON'T STAY THERE DON'T STAY THERE DON'T STAY THERE DON'T STAY THERE DON'T STAY THERE DON'T STAY THERE DON'T STAY THERE DON'T STAY THERE DON'T STAY THERE DON'T STAY THERE I checked in together with my friend and we were supposed to stay there for a couple of nights. First impression of the hostel was dirty and filthy common room...

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Thank Anne H
Reviewed 3 September 2015

poor service staff, dirty bedding on the floor of the entrance to the night, crumbs in the living room, comfortable rooms but very very small, poorly maintained bathrooms. They were painting the stairs so here there were towels on the floor old drops and a strong smell of paint .... wrong wrong wrong. 4/10

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Borth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

Recently visited the Central Oxford Backpackers Hostel and it is one mistake I shall never make again and I would urge fellow travellers to avoid it any and all costs! Just because it's a cheaper way to have so.ewhere to stay doesn't give the owners and staff the right to expect their customers.to accept the abysmal hygiene standards (or lack...

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2Thank J J
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

I arrived without accommodation and quickly found the hotels in Oxford are very expensive. This place is absolutely perfect if you just need a bed and a shower each day. It was a while since I had stayed in a backpackers but everyone, staff and customers could not have been nicer. The free breakfast was toast, cereal or fresh pancakes....

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Reviewed 20 July 2015

Okay, so this place it's quiet at night in the dorms, it has a kitchen, a bar, a pool, large sofas, massive TV, and there's a party every night! I absolutely loved this place and have stayed for two weeks. MAde many many friends during my stay. The only thing I liked more at Central backpackers was the singular showers....

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Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

I stayed here for 3 nights. It's a great and friendly place to stay. It's clean and comfortable and an easy place to meet other travellers. The bathrooms are standard for a hostel . The kitchen could do with another fridge but no issues otherwise.

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 16 July 2015

I feel this Hostel gets a bad wrap, it's actually really good. Wifi works well from the lounge area, location is great, showers are great cleaned everyday, beds tipical hostel bed! Yes the heating is an issue but to be fair the UK was having a very rare heat wave. Reading other reviews people mention a strange smell in some...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 12 July 2015

A short 5-10 min walk from the coach station, reception isn't warm but clearly runs through the rules. Rooms and beds are pretty decent, common area is sad and dreary. Breakfast is available, toast and spreads but not worth waking up for. Tesco and Sainsbury is about 5-10 mins away. Nothing much to it, nothing much to say about it....

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Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 11 July 2015

It has a good location, but that's about it. The breakfast is ok, but nothing special. There are quite a lot of people in every room, so don't expect to get too much (or any) sleep. The location also makes it difficult to sleep, due to street noise. The staff was friendly and helpful.

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Additional Information about Oxford Backpackers Hostel

Address: 9A Hythe Bridge Street, Oxford OX1 2EW, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Oxford
Price Range: €22 - €54 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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“bring instant hot cereal if that is what you like - only cold provided”
 of 5 bubbles seggerman, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms that are not on the Bridge Street side are silent at night. Bridge Street gets early morning traffic.”
 of 5 bubbles michelepU4486FQ, 29 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Don't rely on the wifi”
 of 5 bubbles 523tamaraw, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“some rooms are louder, if you have troubles with sleeping ask the reception for more info”
 of 5 bubbles leuveen, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Bigger the dorm, the noise is more!”
 of 5 bubbles EmilyTudor, 24 May 2016 | Read review
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