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Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 September 2015

4 of us stayed during a conference in a 6 bedroom. The rooms were not very big, but sufficient and there was a good breakfast included. Considering the prices in Oxford, this hostel is offering great value, even when sharing with others. It can be noisy from the surrounding pub during the weekend, but in fairness, this should be expected...

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Buenos Aires, Distrito Federal, Argentina
Reviewed 25 September 2015 via mobile

Nice hostel with plenty of room to chill and a big terrace. Bedrooms were confortable and bathrooms clean...kitchen had plenty of elements to cook..they provide earplugs for the outside noise. It is near the city center.

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 September 2015 via mobile

This is a good hostel at a reasonable price. The kitchen is well equipped and clean, free breakfast as well. There is a nice TV-room and the bedrooms were clean and got comfy beds. A bit noisy outside though...but all in all I was happy with the central backpackers, would recommend. Ps: don't bring way to much luggage like I...

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Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

Staff not very helpful neither friendly, the beds are horrible! Imposible to sleep, and being surrounded by pubs doesnt help at all. Is very noisy, the hostel even supplies free earplugs, so you can have an idea how loud it gets there. Breakfast wasnt great neither, very poor.

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Dresden, Germany
Reviewed 4 August 2015 via mobile

We stayed for three nights and were happy with our stay. Very clean hostel with medium comfortable beds, lovely painted walls in the room and overall clean bathrooms. Nice staff but the hostel is located in the neighbourhood of quite a few discos so it's extremely noisy at night. Free ear plugs were a very welcome help! We'll be back!

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Reviewed 28 July 2015 via mobile

Great, pretty cheap for the place. Nice people! A little bit noisy but it's the risk when you don' have your own room! Breakfast included, possibility to cook, TV room, small terrace where bbq took place in summer! Perfect for young travelers who want to meet people from all over the world

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Reviewed 20 July 2015

I'm a person who enjoys his ensuite bathroom and superking bed. It was the first time for me to stay in a Hostel. I was a bit unsure about staying in a room sharing with 7 others. But it turned to be a great experience. With a car park nearby and all the local clubs and restaurant it's nice to...

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Sen Monorom, Cambodia
Reviewed 14 July 2015

Best backpackers in England :-) Fantastic staff, cool little place in the centre of Oxford! Everything you need is just moments away. The hostel itself is super clean, fun and welcoming. I met some brilliant people here from all over the world! I shall return!

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Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

Really nice place, helpfull staff, very nice enviroment, very well located, a bit noisy buy it's ok. The terrace is fantastic. The only we did not like was the breakfast as we did not know what was available for us and we ended up going to the coffee next door. I definitelly will come back and recommend to all my...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 28 June 2015

Echoing what others have said, I enjoyed my 3 nights stay at a 8 person mixed dorm. It was spacious, and nobody snored. I arrived very early at 4am but Mic still checked me in, all the staff are so friendly, and I got to meet a bunch of solo travellers with the most interesting stories. Definitely a great place...

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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 

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Address: 13 Park End Street, Oxford OX1 1HH, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Oxford
Price Range: ₹ 1,552 - ₹ 3,839 (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”
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“the all girls room is really nice”
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“Free wifi works best in the public rooms.”
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