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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good23%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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All reviewstop floorself catering kitchengroup staybed dormdrying roomcomfy sofassecure storagekitchen areagreat place to staypubs and restaurantsrooms are cleanlocation is excellentfamily roomwalking distancedevon coast to coastcouple of nightsstayed one night
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My stay at Ocean Backpackers was 100% perfect ! Rooms and common areas are clean and tidy, there are 2 kitchens which is very convenient ! There are good restaurants around and the place is lovely ! I have no hesitation recommending this hostel !

2  Thank Keiih
Response from Ocean B, Owner at Ocean BackpackersResponded 1 week ago

Hi There! Thank you for your great review! We are so pleased that you had a fab stay at Ocean Backpackers and that you really enjoyed time in Ilfracombe! We hope you will come and visit us again soon! All the best!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were well looked after in this hostel - room was clean, quiet and good value for money. Great selection of DVDs, PlayStation 3 to tide over a rainy day and friendly service. They even helped me jump start my motorbike! We’ll be back!More

1  Thank Fergus C
Response from ChrisTappenden, Owner at Ocean BackpackersResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Fergus! Thank you for your great review! We are really pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Ocean Backpackers and found us a relaxing place to chill on a rainy day! Please spread the word that we are biker friendly and we look forward...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at Ocean Backpackers with a group of School Children as they were walking the South West Coast Path for their Duke of Edinburgh Award. I cannot recommend it highly enough and would give it 6 stars as it was outstanding. The kids had...More

Thank John D
Response from ChrisTappenden, Owner at Ocean BackpackersResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi John, It was such a pleasure to host your group of school children before they embarked on their Duke of Edinburgh Challenge! I loved the fact that you got all the kids involved in cooking a hearty meal and they seemed to really like...More

Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Lovely independent Hostel, cheap, well situated by the harbour and friendly staff. Secure storage for my bike. Clean rooms, good kitchen facilities with shops, pub and takeaways nearby. Well recommended

1  Thank David C
Response from ChrisTappenden, Owner at Ocean BackpackersResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi David! Thank you very much for your lovely review. We are so pleased that you found us to be friendly and clean and well situated for the Harbour and local amenities! We hope to welcome you again to Ocean Backpackers soon!

Reviewed 27 February 2018

I spent a couple of nights at this friendly hostel whilst travelling solo along the coast path. The manager was very friendly and helped me with maps and transport. It was very clean and cosy. Although it was quite quiet, I enjoyed chatting to fellow...More

2  Thank LittleWandererDC
Response from Ocean B, Owner at Ocean BackpackersResponded 1 March 2018

Thank you very much for your lovely review! We are so pleased that you really enjoyed your stay with us and felt very at home and cosy!! We hope you enjoyed this leg of the South West Coast Path which is I am sure you...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
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Price range
US$52 - US$111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Family Rooms, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$52 - US$111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Family Rooms, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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"Quiet rooms well furnished for the money."
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"Dorms are excellent value for money and during the winter I even had a dorm to myself"
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"Top floor is quietest"
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