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Central Backpackers, Oxford’s premier Backpackers Hostel accommodation. Awarded one of Europes top Hostels 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010 by Hostelworld.com. We are recommended by Let's Go and Lonely Planet Guide books and featured in TNT magazines top hostels in Europe to visit.


Central Backpackers brings a new level of comfort and security to the hostel experience. With a huge range of free services and facilities everything you need to make your trip safe, comfortable and enjoyable.

Located in the centre of Oxford’s Historical University city on one of Oxford's most happening street Park End, lined with restaurants, pubs, bars and clubs.

Central Backpackers is less than a 5 minute walk from the bus station, train station, Oxford’s Castle/Prison complex, Museums and vibrant student nightlife.

If visiting London,  Oxford is less than a hour away with direct bus services running 24 hours  a day on the Oxford Tube and trains running every hour. Plus direct bus service from Heathrow, Gatwick and Stanstead airports.

Central Backpackers is Australian and Canadian owned and operated. All staff members are themselves backpackers with extensive travel experience.