Welcome to Central Backpackers,
Oxford’s premier Backpackers Hostel accommodation.

RESERVATION & ENQUIRY LINE: +44 (0)1865 24 22 88


Our staff at Central Backpackers are excited to welcome you to the historical city of Oxford. Famous for its 900 year old universities you can explore some of the most awe-inspiring university buildings in England where some of the greatest minds in history have to come to study.  

Downtown Oxford has plenty to offer. 

  • Climb the Carafax Tower or St. Marys church to view Oxford's famous skyline known as the "Dreaming Spires".  
  • Visit one of Oxford's many famous museums and attractions. 
  • Try your hand at punting along the beautiful rivers and canals. 
  • Explore the historic covered markets for a unique shopping experience. 

With its 42 colleges Oxford has a lively nightlife with something to suit everyone; theatres, restaurants, traditional pubs and busy nightclubs all within walking distance of Central Backpackers. We are located in the heart of the nightlife district and less than 5 minutes walk from the train station, bus station and Oxford Castle

Central Backpackers has been rated the best hostel in Oxford for 10 years and counting. We offer free unlimited WiFi throughout the building, free tea and coffee and free luggage storage. Facilities include a TV lounge, dining

lounge, fully fitted kitchen, and an outdoor rooftop terrace with BBQ. Our friendly staff are here to help you get the most out of your stay in Oxford. Book now to enjoy our award winning hospitality.