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YHA Oxford

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“youth hostel”(16 reviews)
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Reviewed 8 December 2015

Stayed here two weeks ago in the 4 bed ensuite with a 5 year old boy. He's reaction when we got in the room was " It smells like dog!" We are not a fussy family,and we mind the noise it is given, we stayed...More

Thank alonsky
Response from YHA181, Manager at YHA OxfordResponded 11 February 2016

Many apologies that you had such a bad experience of the hostel on this visit. I'm pleased to say that carpets in all of the bedrooms have been professionally cleaned during the past week. Whilst I hate to get negative reviews, this is really valuable...More

Reviewed 8 December 2015

From the outside this looks like a pleasant new build YHA conveniently situated. It ends there. It is smelly and dirty with ingrained dirt - a patina of dirt has actually become the décor. Rooms though big enough are remarkably ill designed. You cannot sit...More

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Reviewed 6 December 2015 via mobile

This was the 1st time I've stayed in a YHA for 25 years since my backpacking days and the brand seems to have had a complete overhaul! This YHA backs onto the train station and is very central. There are free car parking spaces on...More

Thank sarah36
Reviewed 30 November 2015 via mobile

I booked a 2 bedded private with ensuite. Clean place a part from a smell coming from the carpet in the room. Quite hostel. Really handy 10 min walking from the center and 2 from train station. Self catering kitchen useful and clean..Staff ok.

Thank Francesca M
Reviewed 21 November 2015

I stayed here in early November, having come to Oxford to lead a seminar. Positives: Very convenient location and cheap. The shower has hot water. The common rooms are friendly and welcoming. Negatives: The room was dirty, with disturbing crud on the curtains and carpet....More

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suec1973000
30 October 2017|
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Response from OxfordYHA | Property representative |
We have had guests occasionally store bikes in their private rooms that they want to be closer to rather than leaving them outside the building. This would only be suitable in a private room. Couple of things to note - we... More
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suec1973000
30 October 2017|
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Response from OxfordYHA | Property representative |
Thanks for the query. We've had around 20 bikes in our bike shed on occasions when cycling parties visit, but it's usually much quieter than this. There are bars set in the concrete which you can use to attach locks to... More
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23 April 2017|
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Response from OxfordYHA | Property representative |
There is some restricted street parking close to the hostel, which may be useful depending on what days of the week you're staying and how long you need to park for. This is limited to 2hours during the daytime but is... More
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"We were on the ground floor, room was quiet and we had a great sleep."
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"Can't choose rooms, but all seem to be nice."
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"Rooms looking onto the train tracks have intermittent train noise"
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"We were in room 222 on the second floor which overlooked the railway line, but it was still quiet with the..."
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