Overview of Hostel
Travelling alone? Do you like to meet other people?
Why not join us at Oxfords most social hostel.
Thanks to our amazing guests and their feedback, we now have a newly renovated common room with a guest friendly reception and beach bar.
Run by backpackers for backpackers!
Bus Station: From the bus station at Gloucester Green, turn right onto George Street and walk down the street (walk on the left hand side) and over the scenic bridge until you see the Backpackers sign on the left. Expect a 2-3 minute walk.
Train Station: From the train station, follow the road out and turn left. SAID business school will be on your left. Continue walking up the road about 100 metres. Oxford Backpackers is on the right side - you will see the big sign out of the front. Expect a 2-3 minute walk.
From the Megabus drop off on Oxpens Road (about 5 minutes walk), walk down Oxpens Road (which becomes Hollybush Row) towards the train station. Walk past the Oxford Hotel on your right, and turn right onto Hythe Bridge Street. You will see the Oxford Backpackers sign about 30 metres up the road.
By car: From London, driving on the M40, take Junction 8 onto the A40. When you get to the Ring Road, follow the signs in to the city centre. The best parking is at Seacourt Park and Ride, located a 10 minute drive from the city with a bus returning every 15 minutes..
Town Centre, Bus and Train station and Oxfords most popular area for Pubs, Restaurants and Nightclubs.
Conditions & Policy
Cancellation Policy: For reservations made via our website, a 15% non-refundable deposit is required. This is payable at the time of your booking. The remaining balance is payable directly to us upon arrival. Payment card details are retained securely to guarantee your reservation and to secure if any of the debit able conditions occurs. Any charges or deposits made to any third party booking agents are non-refundable by us. We require a valid form of official photographic I.D. upon arrival. Acceptable forms include Passports, National Identify Cards or Driving Licences. We required a £5 cash security deposit which is payable on check in. This is refunded upon check out provided the agreed to hostel rules have been followed. For group security deposits, see Group Bookings. Extensions of in house bookings must be made via reception only. Reservations made online while in house with the purpose of extending bookings will be cancelled. We do not allow bookings of 5 people or more to be reserved online. Any multiple reservations for the purpose of group bookings will be subject to cancellation. To arrange a group booking, please contact us directly via email. We do not allow bookings of 7 days or more to be made online. For long term booking, with weekly rates, please contact us for more details. You must be at least 18 years or older to stay in our hostels. Please note for bookings over 7 days we need 5 days notice to any cancellations or amendments to the booking, or the full amount will be taken from the given card details. ID required on check-in. Passport or drivers licence.. £5 security deposit £10 for groups Reception is open from 8AM-23.30PM. If you wish to check in outside these hours please make prior arrangements with the Hostel manager