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 23.00 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, Business Trip, 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 14 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Wonderful Location
  • Marvellous Staff
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Property Description

Reception hours - Check In 3.30PM - 11PM 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 7.0

  • Security 7.8

  • Location 8.7

  • Staff 8.4

  • Atmosphere 7.7

  • Cleanliness 5.9

  • Facilities 6.4

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    28 Feb 2020
    England, Male, 41+
  • 9.1


    08 Mar 2020
    I'm a contractor working near Exeter for a year and they have very kindly offered me a room for the year which would have cost a fortune otherwise.
    England, Male, 41+
  • 8.0


    22 Nov 2019
    Lovely and friendly staff. Generally not that clean but not horrific either. Kitchen facilities were of good standard. I personally had a wonderful stay as its a beautiful historic building filled with lovely people. If you are planning on staying here you will enjoy it most if you go with an open mind. Thank you to everyone who made me feel welcome.
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 6.9


    09 Mar 2020
    I have stayed at worse hostels There are only stairs so if you have anything but a backpack, difficult to get your luggage upstairs Paid higher prices than London for less, to make my own bed? At night, Male residents stand out the front smoking and hooting at me, this made me feel really uncomfortable.
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 6.6


    18 Nov 2019
    Cleanliness was very poor. Some facilities on the toilets were broken. And the linen provided was dirty. The kitchen, no comments, specially the fridge. The environment was cool.
    Portugal, Female, 25-30
  • 5.7


    10 Oct 2019
    Whilst friendly staff & guests, the womens bunk room was cold and damp with a horrible musty smell as the door was opened. It needs a good airing out then drying out with heaters regularly. I couldn't wait to leave. Kitchen was decent and kept clean and warm, well arranged. Bathroom not great with broken sinks not fixed. Bedding old and worn but at least clean. Premises safe except on arrival noone let me in and I stood at the entrance in the rain banging the door a while,.
    New Zealand, Female, 41+
  • 5.4


    13 Nov 2019
    The bathroom facilities are inadequate. Half the sinks on the floor I was staying on were out of order with tape wrapped around them to prevent usage. Not all the toilet doors in the female toilet facility had locks on them. The shower rooms were filthy, as was the kitchen. The fridge, although a sign said it was emptied and checked for left and out of date food, had exactly that in it. I have paid the same amount for other hostels were the facilities were clean, fully functioning and well run
    England, Female, 41+
  • 5.1


    29 Oct 2019
    For a beautiful English city this is not a hostel I would of expected . The staff were really helpful and friendly .But the hostel Very unclean the bathrooms weren’t cleaned just toilet roll refilled . A lot of long term people staying. People drinking through the day In the hostel and coming back drinking smelling of alcohol . Not a great atmosphere the people didn’t seem welcoming It was as if you were living in their house . I’m sure it could be such a great place with a bit more love
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 4.3


    08 Jan 2020
    Absolutely filthy carpet in the room.
    England, Female, 31-40
  • 2.9


    04 Oct 2019
    Facilities were terrible. Bed was awful. Only got a couple hours sleep because of other people coming in really late into the room and next door. Also, made a lot of noise even though it states past 11 it's quiet. Bed wasn't even made for either of us. Noisiest bed ever, could not even slightly move without it creaking really loudly and waking person below up. People in the room were inconsiderate. Lockers but did not provide lock. Never ever going here again.
    England, Female, 18-24
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  • Free Internet Access
  • Linen Included
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Luggage Storage
  • Towels for hire