Central Backpackers
Starting From 18.87 €

Central Backpackers Informations

Fancy staying at one of Europe's top hostels since 2007 as well as TNT magazine's top hostels not only in the UK but in Europe as well?! Then Central Backpackers is for you!

Located in the heart of the city, there is no need to use transportation, plenty of popular attractions, bars and and shops

From Nights People
  • 24 Hour Security

  • BBQ

  • Board games

  • Book Exchange

  • Breakfast Included

  • Cable TV

  • Common Room

  • DVD's

  • Fax Service

  • Free City Maps

  • Free Internet Access

  • Free WiFi

  • Hairdryers

  • Hot Showers

  • Internet Access

  • Key Card Access

  • Kitchen

  • Laundry Facilities

  • Linen Included

  • Lockers

  • Luggage Storage

  • Outdoor Terrace

  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities

  • Tours/Travel Desk

  • Towels Included

  • Vending Machines

  • Washing machine


From Gloucester Green Bus Station: (3 minute walk)
Turn RIGHT out of the bus station onto George Street, follow the road around to the left (keeping the open air carpark on your right). Take your first right onto Park End Street (by The Dukes Cut pub), we are half way down on the right hand side, before 'Anuba Bar' & after the 'Yellow Submarine Cafe'.

From Oxford Train Station: (3 minute walk)
Come out of the train station onto the main road. Look to your left and you will see The Royal Oxford Hotel. Park End Street (ignore the street signs, they will only confuse you) runs down the right hand side of the hotel. We are half way down on the left, before the 'Yellow Submarine Cafe' and after 'Anuba Bar'.

From London:
From the M40 take Junction 8 on to the A40. This will take you to the Oxford Ring Road. Follow signs to city centre.

From Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted and Luton Airports go to the bus terminals and ask for direct bus service to Oxford.
Between Train and Bus Station. Oxford Castle. Ashmoleam Museum. Pitts River Museum. Oxford Tourism Board. Blenheim Palace. Christchurch College. Shopping district. Tourist Information Centre. All Pubs and Clubs Heathrow Airport (1 hour) Gatwick Airport(1.5 hours) Luton Airport (1.5 hours) Stansted Airport (1.75 hours) London (1hour train 1.5 hours bus) Bridge Night Club Thirst Bar
Passport or drivers licence required on check-in. Check-out, 10:30 am. Check-in, from 3pm until 11pm. But, you can still be in the hostel beforehand and/or store your luggage If you are a group of 5 or more people, you MUST book directly with the hostel - email us at oxford@centralbackpackers.co.uk and we will be happy to assist! Failing to do so will result in your reservation being cancelled. No stag or hen parties Under 18's must be accompanied by an adult Cancellation policy is 48 hours (by 12pm 2 days prior to arrival) by email failing to cancel before this time, or in the result of non-arrival, the full amount will be levied to your credit card. Bookings of 5 nights or more need to cancel 72 hours in advance or full payment will levied to your credit card. Any alterations to your reservation must be made by email oxford@centralbackpackers.co.uk and we will try to accommodate your request but the room may change and the price may change as well due to availability. No stag or hen nights. They will be turned away with no refund. Any guest under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult and stay in a single sex dorm. Please contact hostel for availability. All major Credit and debit cards accepted, American Express and Diner Club cards are not . Anyone paying by credit or debit will be charged 1 for service fees from the bank. We accept same day bookings up to 3pm. Any bookings made after this time for the same day arrival will not be accepted. Central Backpackers Hostel requires all guests to provide a valid credit or debit card on check- in. The hostel will pre-authorise your card for your full room rate (unless room rate paid in advance) Payment can still be made in CASH on check-in. A ‘pre-authorisation’ is not a charge. The hotel is NOT charging your credit card. A pre-authorisation is a security guarantee for payment only. The way it works is that a pre-authorisation request is made by the hotel’s card terminal to the card holders’ bank, your bank/credit card company authorises the funds and sends an authorisation code to the hotel.

Informations about Central Backpackers

Fancy staying at one of Europe's top hostels since 2007 as well as TNT magazine's top hostels not only in the UK but in Europe as well?! Then Central Backpackers is for you!

Located in the heart of the city, there is no need to use transportation, plenty of popular attractions, bars and and shops right on the doorstep!

We are an Australian and Canadian independently owned and operated backpackers hostel. The rest of our friendly staff are fellow backpackers from all over the world, perfect for advice on future travels and experiences!

We provide a relaxed, friendly atmosphere to make your stay more personal and memorable.

People of all ages and nationalities are welcome. We have something for everyone!

* FREE Wi-Fi everywhere in the hostel
*FREE use of computers with internet access
*FREE breakfast and tea/coffee all day in our self-catered, fully equipped kitchen!
*FREE towels
*Laundry service - washed and dried
*FREE iron available
*Hot, powerful showers 24hrs
*Vending machine
*Cosy TV room with satellite TV and hundreds of movies 24hrs!
*Roof top terrace with BBQ and smoking area
*FREE maps and advice about Oxford's attractions and history
*Printing (black and white or colour)
*FREE entry to clubs, bars and pubs nearby and a free pub crawl on Wednesdays!

Security and information:
*Swipe card entry for all dorms
*Door code for front door - No lockout or curfew!
*Individual lockers with FREE padlock provided
*FREE luggage storage before and after check-in
* ID required for check-in (passport or drivers license)
*Reception is open from 7am until 11pm
*Check-in from 3pm/Check-out until 10:30am
*Groups of 5+ people must email the hostel directly
*No stag or hen parties
*Under 18's must be accompanied by an adult
*Credit cards accepted
*No hidden membership fee's!

Long-term stay:
Want to become part of the Central Backpackers family?
We offer a weekly long-term rate dependent upon availability at the time of arrival. Simply book a week's stay with us online and we can talk about it when you arrive!

Cancellation policy:
We require a 48hour notice period for any cancellations otherwise you will be charged for the first night.
If your booking is for 5 or more NIGHTS a 72hour notice is required otherwise the entire amount of your booking is charged.
Please email for our group booking cancellation policy.

Located on the lively Park End Street in the centre of Oxfords Historical University city, we are less than a 5 minute walk from the bus and train station, Oxford's Castle, museums and tourist attractions as well as some amazing restaurants, bars, pubs and clubs with discounts for all Central Backpackers guests!

Coming to/from London?
Both the bus and train stations are only a few minutes' walk away and services run every 10-15 minutes!

There are also direct bus and train services to Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Birmingham airports, travelling couldn't be easier!