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YHA Oxford

02/04/2017 03/04/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

Stayed at this hostel a couple of times now and its still the best so far. Very neat and close to the train station which happens to be next to the city center and bus station. There is a bar opposite which doubles as a top Chinese restaurant with every budget accommodated trust me. A walk to the city center...

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OxfordYHA, Manager at YHA Oxford, responded to this review

Many thanks for your great review of our hostel - this is really appreciated. We're very happy to hear that you enjoy staying with us and that our great central location suits your needs. I hope that we'll be able to welcome you back at YHA again soon.

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Good facilities and spacious dorms. Shower was blocked, leading to an interesting fragrance. And I could only get wifi in the library. Would stay again though. Liked the individual charging ports and lights by each bunk.

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OxfordYHA, Manager at YHA Oxford, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your comments about your stay in the hostel. It's great to read that you found the dorms spacious and our facilities good. I apologise if the shower was not draining as it should - I do hope you mentioned this at the time so that we could rectify it. We clean the...

les ponts-de-Martel
Reviewed 9 January 2017

The hostel is well situated, close to the raillway and bus stations and a 10 minute walk into the centre of Oxford. The rooms are basic, however, serve their purpose. A great value buffet breakfast, hot and cold. The reception area is pleasant with a small bar and serves snacks and various drinks. The staff were very pleasant. No parking,...

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OxfordYHA, Manager at YHA Oxford, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive feedback regarding our hostel. It is great to hear that you have enjoyed your stay and we hope to see you again in the future.

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 23 December 2016

We all heard about this fabled city, set amid the rolling hills nearby... to stir our curiosity and our hopes... This small town is fully pedestrianized, encouraging us to walk everywhere and view the old colleges, tea-shops and meadows. Many of the colleges have walled gardens and enclosed lawns for the 'Fellows' -- as exclusive domains. But you can still...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 12 December 2016

This hostel ticks all the boxes - close to Oxford station, clean, warm and the rooms are fairly spacious WITH ENSUITES! YAY! The kitchen is a nice size and there is a restaurant available so you can by dinner and breakfast for a reasonable price. Being right near the station does mean the trains are quite loud when they go...

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OxfordYHA, Manager at YHA Oxford, responded to this review

Your review is really appreciated and we're very happy to hear that the hostel met all your needs and that you had a good stay. We like to read all feedback and it's wonderful to hear when we get things right. A note for future visitors: we do have a couple of rooms that don't have en-suites, which are clearly...

Fareham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 November 2016

I stayed for 2 nights at this great value youth hostel. The location is superb if you want to be central. It's right next to the train station (you can see it as you pull in), and within a few minutes walk of the city centre for shops, cafes, bars and restaurants. The welcome on arrival was good, although I...

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OxfordYHA, Manager at YHA Oxford, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your detailed review of the stay at our hostel. We're very happy to see that you had a good visit and would recommend us and it's also great that you've included lots of helpful information for future visitors. I have passed your review on to the reception and housekeeping teams so they can look at...

Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 13 November 2016

This was a long time I didn’t get back to a hostel. At first, it looked quite ok, but the came the nightmare! 6 people on the room, yet 2 people snearing whereof one 10 times badder and louder than a f** pig. So I left the hostel at 3h30am back to London. When arriving down at the reception, I...

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OxfordYHA, Manager at YHA Oxford, responded to this review

Sorry to read that you were unlucky with your room mates on this occasion and to see that you had such a poor night at our hostel. We do try our best to do everything we can to ensure that everyone has a good nights sleep at the hostel, but I'm afraid that we can't predict if your room mates...

Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Came here on a road trip of the South of England. Has all the facilities you would need for a good price. The hostel is also well situated, it's about a 20 min walk from the centre, there is a waitrose 10 mins down the road and an off licence a couple of mins away for any emergency milk buying!

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OxfordYHA, Manager at YHA Oxford, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your recent review of the hostel. We're really happy to see that you found us to be a good place to stay and rated us four stars. I'm gonna be a little bit cheeky and contest your walking times to town - Google maps says 10 minutes to George Street with the bus station, cinema,...

Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

I felt so welcome as soon as I entered at YHA in Oxford. The staff is very warm with you, the music in the common area at the entrance is just perfect while drinking a cup of tea, the female shared room was just perfect and exactly what I needed: clean, smell very nice, bathroom just for that room, the...

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OxfordYHA, Manager at YHA Oxford, responded to this review

Many thanks for a wonderful review and your 5-star rating. We do work hard in all departments to get things right and it's brilliant to hear when anyone has such a good stay. Glad to hear that you had good room-mates, found the room clean and enjoyed the breakfast. I do hope that you'll be back to stay with us...

New york
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Phenomenal service. Gracious staff and courtesy Greatly appreciated. Rooms and common areas are wrll kept. They provided a great concierge service and easily assisted me with my stay. Will be back soon.

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OxfordYHA, Manager at YHA Oxford, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We are very happy that you have enjoyed your stay and we have met (or exceeded :)) your expectations. We will be delighted to welcome you at YHA Oxford again

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02/04/2017 03/04/2017
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Additional Information about YHA Oxford

Address: 2A Botley Road, Oxford OX2 0AB, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Oxfordshire > Oxford
Price Range: ₹ 1,634 - ₹ 8,087 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — YHA Oxford 4*
Number of rooms: 40
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“Choose rooms to the right opposite to the train station and upper floors if you don't mind the stairs”
 of 5 bubbles temilaw, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room on the opposite side to the station if train noise bothers you”
 of 5 bubbles hampshiregal1, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Please note there are no lifts so bear this in mind when travelling.”
 of 5 bubbles meganchown, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“try to get on the 1st floor”
 of 5 bubbles 10RISAL, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“with a family of five the room with 3 bunkbeds was an excellent choice, also because of shower/toilet in the room.”
 of 5 bubbles , 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
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