Central Backpackers

13 Park End Street, Oxford, OX1 1HH, United Kingdom
+44 186 524 2288

฿ 839+

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Overall guest ratings

8.0/10 Good
Based on 888 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.3
  • 9.2
  • 9.0
  • 7.0

Good to know

  • Friendly atmosphere
  • Train station is close


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    Within 5 minutes’ walk of the train station and lively city centre, Central Backpackers offers hostel accommodation with free WiFi, 24-hour access and a convenient location. The hostel has its own bar and rooftop terrace, and offers luggage storage and laundry services. There are mixed and female dormitories with shared bathroom facilities, with towels and bed linen provided. All dorms have lockers and a secure swipe-card entry system. There is also a lounge area with TV and DVD player. A light breakfast is provided at Central Backpackers, served from 07:30 until 10:00 and including cereal, toast, tea, coffee and juice. There is a dining room with vending machines filled with drinks and snacks, and free tea and coffee in the kitchen. The rooftop terrace also has a barbecue. Run by experienced backpackers, the hostel is within walking distance of Oxford’s many restaurants, cafés and shops, as well as iconic landmarks including the Bodleian Library and Oxford Castle. The New Theatre and Odeon Cinema on vibrant George Street are around 4 minutes away.

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    • No smoking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Designated smoking area
    • Storage available
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Terrace/Patio
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    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    8.0 Good
    Based on 888 reviews
    • 9.3 "Excellent value."
    • 9.2 "Terrific location."
    • 9.0 "World class service."
    • 8.6 "Food is delicious."
    • 8.2 "Vibe was good."
    • 7.0 "Internet works."
    • 6.7 "Average amenities."
    • 6.0 "Rooms are ok."
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    Overall rating

    7.9 Good
    Based on 35 reviews
    • 9.4 "Terrific location."
    • 8.9 "Great service."
      9.7 "97% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 5.7 "Rooms are ok."
    • 4.4 "Not very comfortable."

    Overall rating

    8.3 Excellent
    Based on 8 reviews
    • 8.8 "Great service."
    • 6.4 "Rooms are ok."
    • 5.0 "Average comfort."

    Overall rating

    8.0 Good
    Based on 843 reviews
    • 9.5 "Excellent value."
      9.4 "94% were happy with the price of the breakfast."
    • 9.4 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
    • 8.8 "Great service."
      9.8 "98% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.7 "87% thought the service was very professional."
    • 8.4 "Vibe was good."
      9.0 "90% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
    • 7.5 "Good breakfast."
      9.4 "94% were happy with the price of the breakfast."
    • 6.9 "Internet is average."
      6.7 "67% thought the wifi quality was ok."
    • 6.4 "Average amenities."
      6.4 "64% thought the building was acceptable."
    • 5.8 "Rooms are ok."
      6.4 "Only 64% thought the shower was ok."
      5.4 "Cleanliness of the bathroom was average, said 54%."
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    Hotel type
    Economy Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for budget travelers.
    City Hotel
    Guests say it is the perfect hotel for a city trip.
    Good to know
    "Friendly atmosphere"
    "Train station is close"
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