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  • Excellent62%
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  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I booked Ocean backpackers as we were a mixed group of adults all arriving at different times and needed one nights accommodation with a very early start to get the ferry to Lundy. Becca was a welcoming host and made sure we had all we...More

1  Thank Julie S
Response from Ocean B, Owner at Ocean BackpackersResponded 1 week ago

Hi Julie! Thank you so much for your review! Really great to hear that everyone had a good nights sleep before your trip to Lundy Island and that you found us to be really clean and comfortable during your stay!! Hope you had a fabulous...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome place, excellent people and spotlessly clean, very friendly, found room for me at short notice, plenty of info on what's on and to do in the surrounding area, I will be returning soon looking forward to my next adventure, cheers

1  Thank Karl W
Response from Ocean B, Owner at Ocean BackpackersResponded 1 week ago

Hi Karl! Thank you very much for taking the time to review us! So pleased that you found us an "awesome, clean and friendly" place to stay! We look forward to you returning for your next adventures! All the best!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love this place. I came to Ilfracombe for a peaceful escape and OceanBackpackers was just what I was looking for. Located right by the harbour and only minutes from scenic nature walks, you couldn't pick a better spot. Clean rooms, great big kitchen and...More

2  Thank Max T
Response from Ocean B, Owner at Ocean BackpackersResponded 1 week ago

Hi Max! Thank you so much for your great review! We are so pleased that you really enjoyed your stay at Ocean Backpackers and we were the perfect escape that you were looking for! Hope to welcome you again soon! All the best!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at this hostel for four days in beautiful ilfracombe from june 1st-5th with my chihuahua such a lovely,clean,tidy place and very friendly staff.such fantastic value for money and very enjoyable stay.will coming back in september hopefully with two friends.highly reccommend ocean backpackers.More

2  Thank mmwhitnip
Response from Ocean B, Owner at Ocean BackpackersResponded 1 week ago

Hi There! Thank you so much for your fabulous review! We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and great to hear that you found us fantastic value for money! Ilfracombe is indeed "beautiful" and we really look forward to welcoming you...More

Reviewed 11 May 2018

My stay at Ocean Backpackers was 100% perfect ! Rooms and common areas are clean and tidy, there are 2 kitchens which is very convenient ! There are good restaurants around and the place is lovely ! I have no hesitation recommending this hostel !

3  Thank Keiih
Response from Ocean B, Owner at Ocean BackpackersResponded 13 May 2018

Hi There! Thank you for your great review! We are so pleased that you had a fab stay at Ocean Backpackers and that you really enjoyed time in Ilfracombe! We hope you will come and visit us again soon! All the best!

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
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Price range
US$52 - US$107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$52 - US$107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms
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"Quiet rooms well furnished for the money."
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"Dorms are excellent value for money and during the winter I even had a dorm to myself"
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"Top floor is quietest"
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