Group Booking Terms and Conditions

Because you are making a Group Booking, there are additional Terms and Conditions that apply. Please read them and click 'I Accept' below to continue with your booking

General Group Booking Terms

By making a group reservation through you agree to the following terms and conditions as set by and as set by the hostel in question.

  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card 1 week prior to arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

Cancellation / No Show & Reduction in Numbers Policy

No refund of first night: 48 hours notice* required thereafter for refund of cancellations, no-shows and reductions in numbers (except where exclusive use of a dorm or dorms has been requested and paid for).

* 48 hours notice from 00.01 hrs on the day in question and not the time of arrival

Additional Terms and Conditions

We reserve the right to levy a £20 per head cash security bond at our discretion: where requested, you will be notified in advance and this must be paid to reception before check-in can commence. Failure to pay this bond will result in the booking in question being terminated without recompense.

Check-in is by 20.00 latest: it is your responsibility to make travel arrangments to meet this deadline. Failure to notify us of late arrival may jeopardise your booking, however, we will always accommodate late-running groups who can demonstrate they have been delayed by factors beyond their control.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Junior / Primary School, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Additional Info:

We welcome school, college and uni groups, sports teams and tourist/cultural groups.

We do not accept stag or hen parties, and any such groups booked under false pretences will be terminated without recompense.

Under 18s must be accompanied by one responsible adult per eight children

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.


Globe Backpackers Exeter

Book more than 3 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Wonderful Location
  • Brilliant Staff
  • Good Cleanliness
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Property Description

Reception hours - Check In 3.30 pm - 8 pm only.
Please ensure you make travel plans to enable you to check in between these hours.

Check Out 8.30AM - 11AM

A city centre hostel within easy walking of everything: the beautiful old port, cathedral, award winning shopping district and wonderful mix of pubs, clubs, live music, restaurants and cafe scene. We therefore attract the young and 'young at heart' and have the comings and goings reflecting a vibrant city centre. We will not suit those requiring a guaranteed quiet location, or young families.

We are 20 minutes drive to Exmouth with its 2 mile sandy beach; great for all sail sports, and the same to Dartmoor National Park; great for walking, rock climbing, cycling and horse riding. Exeter is also an excellent place to find work and just two and half hours by train from/to London.

ALL nationalities must produce identification - NO ID NO STAY! We accept current passport, current country ID card, current driving license, current student card. Please check you have correct ID before making a booking as we have the right to refuse entry. We DO NOT permit the following to stay: DSS, hen and stags, unaccompanied under 18's and families with children under 16.



All group bookings (6 or more people) require hostel approval and full payment in advance (additional conditions apply - please contact hostel direct)

The building is a Grade II listed Georgian building and we offer mainly dormitory style accommodation, single sex and mixed sex available, and one private room charged based on double occupancy with additional charges up to maximum of 4 people sharing.

We do not offer en-suite facilities. We have separate men only and female only shower facilities. We also offer 24 hour fully equipped self-catering kitchen and (the price includes free tea, coffee, sugar, oil and spices), separate TV room and social room.

Included in the price is bedding and linen - please remember to bring towel and toiletries!

Please note: We take a refundable 5 key deposit for each set of keys and there is a 50 pence surcharge for card payments.

The hostel will require full payment in advance on a non-refundable basis, it is NOT subject to a 48 cancellation policy. Please contact the hostel direct to make payment arrangements.

The hostel will require full payment in advance on a non-refundable basis for the first nights stay. Please contact the hostel direct to make payment arrangements.

Our definition of a group is 6 or more people. Group bookings allow you to book all your friends into the same room or across agreed dedicated rooms. We do not allow Hen and Stags to stay, unaccompanied under 18's and families with young children. All group bookings are to be approved by the hostel owners and terms and conditions of stay agreed. All group bookings are paid in full and in advance on a non-refundable basis. We also take a 20 per head security bond against damage and/or anti-social behaviour which is presented in cash on arrival and held until departure.We offer 24 hour access to the building using a key system. We take a refundable 5 key deposit for each set of keys (a lost set will incur an additional 5 charge). March - October: If you wish to stay for one night only on either a Friday or a Saturday there is a 1.50 per head surcharge i.e. not 17.50 per person per night but 19 per person per night. Independent travellers or groups of up to 5 people only incur a 1 per head surcharge.

Check in times are strictly 1530 - 2300 hours only.

All guests are required to present ID. We accept current passport, current driving license, current country ID cards and current student cards. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 7.8

  • Security 7.7

  • Location 8.3

  • Staff 7.7

  • Atmosphere 6.7

  • Cleanliness 6.0

  • Facilities 6.8

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    20 Sep 2020
    Great place to stay, value of money, clean, all, a day room with TV, also dinning room with tea n coffee etc, staff were so helpful as I'm sight impaired, am actually going to stay again tonight, just a 5 min walk to city center, couldn't get better if on a budget or not?,
    England, Female, 41+
  • 10.0


    24 Aug 2020
    Super friendly, welcoming staff. Spacious room - even in non-CoVid times, with all the bunk full, there was still plenty of room to dance around, spread out and repack you gear or whatever you do when you're given the space! There was tea and coffee, but no breakfast due to CoVid. It was close to the city centre, and had everything you needed. Good shower. Seemed family friendly. Didn't feel like a massive party hostel - but it's hard to judge atm!
    England, Female, 31-40
  • 9.4


    30 Aug 2020
    Nice spacious dorms. Super friendly Staff. Felt very safe even during Corona.
    Germany, Male, 31-40
  • 8.9


    31 Aug 2020
    Very accommodating and friendly staff, thanks for putting up 2 tired cyclists at last minute!
    England, Couple, 18-24
  • 8.0


    21 Aug 2020
    Good service, friendly staff. Although it wasn't very clean, I really enjoyed the experience. Very good value for money. Even the Lady I shared room with turned out to be very nice and friendly
    Poland, Female, 25-30
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    31 Jul 2020
    Lovely staff but agonising mattress. All springs, bed creaked ever time I moved which meant I kept disturbing the other person in the room. I think at about 2am I gave up and went and slept in my car.
    England, Female, 31-40
  • 6.3


    24 Jul 2020
    It is a good place for the money you pay in order to stay one or two days in Exeter. It has the basic things. In current situation you can see they are following the social distance so it is a very good upside.
    Spain, Male, 25-30
  • 5.7


    25 Aug 2020
    Good value, large rooms, good location and friendly staff. Not very clean and quite run down. Would only recommend a night or two and prob not for families/couples.
    England, Male, 31-40
  • 4.3


    27 Oct 2020
    the duvet stinks. and there is no heating, I was very cold during the night.
    Portugal, Male, 41+
  • 2.6


    10 Aug 2020
    I was expecting to arrive at the hostel at 8 pm,but was delayed in another town for over 30 minutes.I advised the owner of my delay ( as advised) only to be told, the place would be closed when I arrived.We were left stranded,and every hotel we tried was fully booked.We then had no alternative,but to drive all the way back home,which took another 4 and a half hours. I shall not deal with such unhelpful people ever again. Thoroughly disgusted.
    England, Male, 41+
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  • Free Internet Access
  • Linen Included
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Luggage Storage
  • Towels for hire