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Ocean Backpackers

29 St James Place, Ilfracombe, EX34 9BJ, United Kingdom
+44 127 186 7835

€19+

Overall guest ratings

8.1/10 Excellent
based on 150 reviews

Review highlights

  • 10.0
  • 9.6
  • 9.5
  • 5.2

Good to know

  • Accessible parking
  • Affordable parking
  • Good kitchenette

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    About

    A 1-minute walk from Ilfracombe harbour, Ocean Backpackers is an independent Devon hostel providing private rooms with free on-site parking and Wi-Fi. This hostel is a short walk from the town centre and welcomes guests of all ages. The hostel offers double, twin and family rooms, with either en suite or shared bathroom facilities. Towels are available to hire if needed. There is a communal lounge, kitchen and dining area and a laundry and dining room. Ocean Backpackers provides storage facilities, including storage for surfboards and bikes. There is also free tea and coffee, and several cafés nearby offer breakfast. The Ilfracombe Aquarium is a 2-minute walk from this hostel, and seafront attractions include the Landmark Theatre and Ilfracombe Museum. Croyde Beach and Woollacombe Bay are within 15-25 minutes’ drive of Ocean Backpackers.

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    AMENITIES

    • Internet
    • Game room
    • No smoking
    • Free parking
    • Storage available
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
    • Terrace/Patio
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    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    8.1 Excellent
    based on 150 reviews
    • 10.0 "Excellent amenities."
      10.0 "100% thought the building was wonderful."
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
      7.7 "Great parking, according to 77%."
      10.0 "100% thought parking was inexpensive."
    • 9.5 "World class service."
      9.3 "93% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 9.3 "Excellent value."
    • 5.8 "Average cleanliness."
    • 5.2 "Rooms are ok."
      5.0 "Only 50% said rooms were big enough."
    • 4.6 "Not very comfortable."
      3.9 "61% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
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    Overall rating

    8.2 Excellent
    based on 60 reviews
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
    • 9.3 "World class service."
    • 9.1 "Excellent value."
    • 5.5 "Rooms are ok."
    • 5.4 "Average cleanliness."

    Overall rating

    7.3 Good
    based on 61 reviews
    • 9.5 "Terrific location."
      7.6 "Great parking, according to 76%."
    • 5.5 "Average cleanliness."
    • 5.4 "Rooms are ok."
    • 4.3 "Not very comfortable."
      3.7 "63% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."

    Overall rating

    8.7 Excellent
    based on 28 reviews
    • 9.7 "Terrific location."
    • 9.4 "Excellent value."
    • 4.7 "Rooms are not good."
    • 4.2 "Not very comfortable."
    Hotel type
    Friends Hotel
    Guests recommend this for traveling with friends.
    Solo Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for solo travelers.
    Good to know
    "Accessible parking"
    "Affordable parking"
    "Good kitchenette"
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