Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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General Group Booking Terms

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  • 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 on 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.

Additional Info:

Well behaved groups are welcome to stay at Torquay backpackers. However, we expect all guests to respect the comfort of other guests in the hostel so we have zero tolerance of late night, rowdy behaviour. Basically, when you come back to the hostel after a night out you go to bed. If you can't guarantee that all your members will behave in this way then please find somewhere else to stay!

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


Torquay Backpackers Hostel

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

*******Due to Covid19 restrictions all bookings for 4 people or more must contact us directly before booking due to our reduced capacity*******

Torquay's biggest and best hostel. We can accommodate 50 guests so you are sure to meet interesting characters during your stay here. We are located in the heart of Torquay, A short walk from the beach, harbour, shops, restaurants, pubs and clubs. Torquay is famous for it's mild climate and as a watersports mecca.

I won't bore you with lists of facilities in the hostel suffice to say that we are equipped to guarantee you a comfortable and enjoyable stay. Established in 1995, we have had plenty of experience in keeping the travellers of the world happy! We pride ourselves on our friendly atmosphere: There is always someone to chat with, walk the coastal path with, swim in the sea with or indulge in a pint with!

Book a few nights and I can assure you that you will wish that you booked a few more!

Please Note: Our check in times are from 15.00 - 22..00hrs

We have a 48 hour cancellation policy. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 6.8

  • Security 5.8

  • Location 7.5

  • Staff 7.0

  • Atmosphere 6.5

  • Cleanliness 5.8

  • Facilities 5.0

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    25 Aug 2019
    Had a great time. Friendly staff and good atmosphere.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0


    23 Aug 2019
    Great stay, friendly staff and guests good facilities and pretty cheap. Will return again
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    30 Sep 2018
    The hostel is not far from the town center and the staff was friendly and helpful. The overall atmosphere in the hostel was student-like and relaxed. My room and the kitchen were not very clean, the staff couldn't find my booking but it all turned out ok. The hostel did not have a laundry facility (although I saw someone using the washing machine), so I used it in another hostel which was 10-minute walk from this hostel.
    Lithuania, Female, 25-30
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    09 Apr 2019
    Close to high street. 10min downhill walk to beach. Friendly atmosphere and staff. Comfy bed with curtain. Bathrooms not great for hostel cleanliness. Thin walls.
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 6.3


    04 May 2019
    Turned up to find I wasn't expected - though I had booked. Luckily they had a bed available so it wasn't a problem. The staff were friendly if incredibly laid back. the bathroom facilities could do with a deep clean - some of the shower outlets were blocked so a shower meant standing in some pretty grim scummy water and trying not to flood the bathroom. The other residents were pretty friendly. I was only there for one night - I got the impression they prefer people to stay long term.
    England, Female, 31-40
  • 5.7


    10 Aug 2019
    Decent location for anyone wanting to be close to the town. Booked two beds in a four bed dorm...we were put into a 6-bed when we got there. The shared toilet in the room had no lock on the door and no toilet roll. The bathroom with shower wasn't that clean...the sink overflowed water on the floor every time you turned the tap on. Wifi connection non-existent throughout whole hostel...wouldn't bother trying to connect. Overall passable for a one night stay, wouldn't go back or stay longer.
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 5.4


    26 Jul 2019
    This place is cheap and the staff are helpful (even arranging for me to get in after hours) but the quality of the beds/room/facilities are really low. If you're expecting a new, well thought-out European hostel, don't stay here!
    Australia, Male, 31-40
  • 4.6


    10 Jul 2019
    Hostel is all staff and they stay in their own group and were not very welcoming. Couldn't tell who was actually supposed to be working reception as no one was around. Room was ext warm and windows didn't really open. Wifi was very poor.
    Canada, Female, 25-30
  • 4.0


    05 Jul 2019
    The private bathroom didn't work, with a very mild push the room door would just ping open, this hostel should defo think about lowering there prices
    England, Male, 31-40
  • 2.9


    09 Aug 2019
    Pros: - Cheap - Good location Cons: - Mold in bedrooms - Drugs in common rooms - No fridge space for short stay guests - Exposed electrical wiring in bathrooms and bedrooms - No reception - No loo roll - Anyone could break in very easily. the door codes are so bad. - People banging on walls and doors all night. I should have spent more time reading reviews of this place. Dont come here unless you are a drunken idiot who likes to annoy people and do drugs.
    England, Male, 18-24
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  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Linen Included
  • BBQ
  • Cable TV
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire