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Cleveland, Ohio
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101 reviews
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Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

It's small but affordable. Clean enough (albeit in need of updates) and the common outside bar/smoking area & kitchen close around 11pm so people can sleep. Nice staff and guests. They were getting new carpet during my stay so it seems like they're working on the much-needed renovations.

Thank Wanderlustful18
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Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

To be in this hostel felt like in a big and warm family. The atmosphere is pleasant, the staff are helpful, there is a kitchen and a couple of common rooms for people to visit or enjoy the free wi-fi. There are always people around. An ideal place for people who are out all day and just need a place... More 

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Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

It is next to impossile to sleep as the "hostel" is on top of a disco/bar. Staff are not available at night and as my roommate was snoring as hell, i waster a whole night without sleeping. DO NOT recommended. This is a risk but the hotel prices in this city are crazy

Thank Gergely L
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2016

Overall we had a really good experience. We were a group of 6 and booked a private dorm, that gave us full satisfaction. Clean, cosy and quiet. The check-out time is at 10am - earlier that what I am used to (11am). But for an extra £5, you can go for a "late check-out" for the room at noon -... More 

Thank TheBobcat
Benicia, California
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Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

This is a hostel, not a first class hotel. However, it is within a 5 min walk from the Oxford train station and an easy walk to the tourist office which was the start of the walking tour and other sites such as the Ashmolean Museum, Bodleian Library. My 25 yr old daughter and I shared a bunk room with... More 

Thank Ruth T
Belen de Escobar, Argentina
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53 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2016

I stayed here only for one night and i chose it because it was really near of the train station, and i was arriving at late night by train and departing really early the day before. After checking in, i tried to take a bath... it was impossible! the shower was turning from deadly hot to dying cold, and there... More 

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2016

its only a short walk to the bus station and not far from the main centre where you can find restaurants and shops. wifi is pretty good, maybe need a few more bathrooms and toilets as i had to wait for a while to use them in the morning. room was quite clean and spacious, good service as well.

Thank Kenny G
Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia
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25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

My brother and I stayed at this hostel for 2 nights in an 8 bed dorm. The room was great. Every bed at its own multiple charging station (you u could use either an English plug or adapter or usb cords). The beds were super comfy an did not make much noise. The bunks seemed quite sturdy. The hostel is... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2016

A very nice hostel that has potential to be great. Really friendly service provided by the team, and the location cannot be faulted (nicely between the train station and the city). I loved the bookcase and the boardgames available. The free tea and coffee was definitely a good shout, as was the free wifi. We liked the vibrant nature of... More 

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Tarnowskie Gory, Poland
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4 reviews
Reviewed 17 March 2016

I stayed there for 7 days and nights, one of the best places I've ever been to. Localization is perfect 2 min to railway station and 5 min walk to the bus station. Everything is near ;D The staff was realy helpfull and welcoming. The place was warm, comfy, clean and the tea selection was good enough for me ;D

Thank Dominika J

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Central Backpackers, Oxford’s premier Backpackers Hostel accommodation. Central Backpackers brings a new level of comfort and security to the hostel experience. With a huge range of free services including Internet, light breakfast, 24 hr access, lockers in all dorm, BBQ deck area everything you need to make your trip safe, comfortable and enjoyable. Located in the centre of Oxford’s Historical University city. Central Backpackers is less than a 5 minute walk from the bus station, train station, Oxford’s Castle/Prison complex, Museums and vibrant student nightlife. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Central Backpackers Oxford

Address: 13 Park End Street, Oxford OX1 1HH, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Oxford
Price Range: ₹ 1,550 - ₹ 3,530 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Central Backpackers Oxford 2*
Number of rooms: 50
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“Ask for a room facing the back if you're a light sleeper or have not brought earplugs/earphones”
 of 5 bubbles VenusEnvyE, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“the all girls room is really nice”
 of 5 bubbles dominikaj382, 17 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Rooms seemed to have a theme to them.”
 of 5 bubbles KalTrav, 18 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Chouse a room with less bunks!!”
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“Free wifi works best in the public rooms.”
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