The Best Backpacker Hostels in Oxford, England

Oxford, a city in central southern England, revolves around its prestigious university, established in the 12th century. The architecture of its 38 colleges in the city's medieval center led poet Matthew Arnold to nickname it the ‘City of Dreaming Spires’. University College and Magdalen College are off the High Street, which runs from Carfax Tower (with city views) to the Botanic Garden on the River Cherwell. Oxford is a beautiful, privileged place. It is steeped in history and studded with august buildings, yet maintains the feel of a young city, thanks to its large student population. The elegant honey-toned buildings of the university's colleges, scattered throughout the city, wrap around tranquil courtyards along narrow cobbled lanes, and. Oxford is a wonderful place to wander, along with the rich history, tradition and energetic academic life, there is a busy, lively world beyond the college walls, and the city's non-university majority far outnumber the academic elite. The charming town makes Oxford more than simply a bookish place of learning, and these hostels provide an excellent base for exploring the area.
How much do hostels in Oxford cost?
Average Dorm Price $26 ($26 to $26)
Average Double Private Room Price (in a hostel) $87 ($87 to $87)

What are the best hostels for budget travellers in Oxford?

Overall Rating: 74%
9A Hythe Bridge Street , Oxford England
Oxford Backpacker's is one of the city's most social hostels. The property has a newly renovated common room with a guest friendly reception and beach bar. Amenities at the property include: free breakfast, free internet, free Wi-Fi, free towel, free map, free lockers, free luggage storage for guests, and free entry to clubs. Oxford backpackers is the biggest and friendliest independent backpackers hostel in oxford catering to young international travelers and providing the best value, friendly, fun, clean, and safe environment and accommodation in oxford. The hostel is ideally located, just a 3 minute walk to both the bus and train station, and next to all the bars, clubs, and restaurants in Oxford. Being so close to everything means that you are within easy walking distance to all of Oxford’s amazing architecture, world famous universities, Harry Potter film locations, canals, theaters, and other entertainment. The property features a fully stocked and exciting late night bar, a large fully equipped self-catering kitchen, cheap laundry service, free lockers, free towels, pool table, and vending machines. Guests must be 18 or over.

Dorm Bed: $25.99
Private Room: $43.34
Overall Rating: 91%
13 Park End Street , Oxford England
Located in the heart of the city, there is no need to use transportation, plenty of popular attractions, bars, and shops can be found right on the property's doorstep. The facility provide a relaxed, friendly atmosphere to make your stay more personal and memorable. Facilities include: free Wi-Fi everywhere in the hostel, free use of computers with internet access, free tea/coffee all day in the self-catered, fully equipped kitchen, free towels and linen, laundry service, vending machine, TV room with satellite TV and hundreds of movies 24hrs, roof top terrace with BBQ, free maps and advice about Oxford’s attractions and history, and free entry to clubs, bars and pubs nearby. Under 18’s must be accompanied by an adult. Located on the lively Park End Street in the center of Oxfords historical university city, the property is 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.

Overall Rating: 86%
2a Botley Road Oxfordshire, OX2 0AB , Oxford England
YHA Oxford is a modern purpose-built property next to the train station. Make your base right in the heart of the lively and historical city of Oxford with this modern, centrally located and welcoming hostel. Stay right in the middle of this historic, vibrant and active university City. Visit all the famous Oxford colleges, the Ashmolean Museum, or take a trip to Bleinheim Palace. Enjoy great food in the licensed restaurant or relax in the sunny garden with a latte and a cake from the cafe bar. YHA Oxford strives to cater for everybody and has three accessible bedrooms on the ground floor with accessible en-suite bathrooms. Free Wi-Fi and linen are included. The property has a common room and self-catering facilities, and towels are available for hire.
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