Located in the heart of the city, there is no need to use transportation, plenty of popular attractions, bars and and shops right on the doorstep!
We are an Australian and Canadian independently owned and operated backpackers hostel. The rest of our friendly staff are fellow backpackers from all over the world, perfect for advice on future travels and experiences!
We provide a relaxed, friendly atmosphere to make your stay more personal and memorable.
People of all ages and nationalities are welcome. We have something for everyone!
* FREE Wi-Fi everywhere in the hostel
*FREE use of computers with internet access
*FREE breakfast and tea/coffee all day in our self-catered, fully equipped kitchen!
*Laundry service - washed and dried
*FREE iron available
*Hot, powerful showers 24hrs
*Cosy TV room with satellite TV and hundreds of movies 24hrs!
*Roof top terrace with BBQ and smoking area
*FREE maps and advice about Oxford's attractions and history
*Printing (black and white or colour)
*FREE entry to clubs, bars and pubs nearby and a free pub crawl on Wednesdays!
Security and information:
*Swipe card entry for all dorms
*Door code for front door - No lockout or curfew!
*Individual lockers with FREE padlock provided
*FREE luggage storage before and after check-in
* ID required for check-in (passport or drivers license)
*Reception is open from 7am until 11pm
*Check-in from 3pm/Check-out until 10:30am
*Groups of 5+ people must email the hostel directly
*No stag or hen parties
*Under 18's must be accompanied by an adult
*Credit cards accepted
*No hidden membership fee's!
Want to become part of the Central Backpackers family?
We offer a weekly long-term rate dependent upon availability at the time of arrival. Simply book a week's stay with us online and we can talk about it when you arrive!
We require a 48hour notice period for any cancellations otherwise you will be charged for the first night.
If your booking is for 5 or more NIGHTS a 72hour notice is required otherwise the entire amount of your booking is charged.
Please email for our group booking cancellation policy.
Located on the lively Park End Street in the centre of Oxfords Historical University city, we are 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!
Coming to/from London?
Both the bus and train stations are only a few minutes' walk away and services run every 10-15 minutes!
There are also direct bus and train services to Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Birmingham airports, travelling couldn't be easier!