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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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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 July 2015

This hostel felt very dodgy, especially since while I was checking in the guy at reception had to kick out a homeless man who kept sneaking in. However the staff were nice. The room was boiling hot (the radiator was on and staff refused to turn it off - keep in mind the crazy heatwave the UK is having now),...

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Reviewed 23 June 2015 via mobile

I booked myself a stay for 3 nights and upon first glance it didn't seem that bad, a little grungy, but, hey, that's hosteling! Then came the night. I was staying in a 10 bed mixed dorm and thought I'd be rooming with guests. Four of the beds were devoted to really young, really wired staff members and while that's...

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Astana, Kazakhstan
Reviewed 21 June 2015

We stayed there because it was the first place we saw in the city. The hostel is average, although the staff was very friendly and helpful. The room was for 4 people with bad 2 tier beds. The bathroom was not clean. Average hostel for backpackers. The only good thing is price.

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Banyuls-sur-mer, France
Reviewed 19 June 2015

I did have some minor check-in problems, but after that the stay was very pleasant. The staff were all very friendly and very helpful. My fellow guests mostly seemed the same. The facilities were very good. Breakfast was very good. The whole place was kept clean and pleasant. Excellent WiFi access. A great and enjoyable stay. P. S. There is...

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Evora, Portugal
Reviewed 16 June 2015

We spent one night in a 8 bed dormitory. The hostel is basically dirty : sticky living area, bedrooms floor and ceiling... linens stained (not cleaned?) Add to it that there are no lockers in the bedrooms and few plugs. Plus, it gets really noisy during night with the bars in the street. Only good thing : the location, if...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 9 June 2015

I found the location to be amazing! It's really close to the train station, and everything else that Oxford has to offer. The staff are so friendly and welcoming and really make the effort to make you feel comfortable and as a solo traveler its an ideal spot to easily meet people. Comfy beds clean showers and bathrooms. Only thing...

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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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: €21 - €45 (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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