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    Ocean Backpackers

    29 St. James Place, Ilfracombe EX34 9BJ, England
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Traveller (17)
    Room & Suite (10)
    Dining (7)
    • Excellent56%
    • Very good24%
    • Average14%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible4%
    Travellers talk about
    “bunk beds” (10 reviews)
    “top floor” (10 reviews)
    “great hostel” (4 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Family Rooms
    Pets Allowed
    Breakfast included
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    5 Nov6 Nov
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    11 - 15 of 92 reviews

    Reviewed 25 June 2017

    I stayed here for two weeks, while attending a lifeguard course 20min drive away, and had a very pleasant trip. The secure board and wetsuit storage room was a fantastic highlight for me as I had a safe place to keep and dry my gear!...More

    1  Thank fergus2_clarke
    Response from ChrisTappenden, Owner at Ocean BackpackersResponded 5 September 2017

    Hi Fergus, Thank you for your great review! It was a pleasure to have you stay for two weeks at Ocean Backpackers and we hope to welcome you again sometime in the future! All the best!

    Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

    We stayed over night before heading off to Lundy the next day. Bedroom clean and comfortable. Kitchen was very equipped. Plenty of space to dine and sit and relax. My first-time staying in a hostel and was very impressed. Free parking limited but useful. If...More

    2  Thank Doods75
    Response from Ocean B, Owner at Ocean BackpackersResponded 30 May 2017

    Hi There! Thank you very much for your fab review! It's always great to hear that someone who has not stayed in a Hostel before is impressed with all that we have to offer!! I am so pleased you had a comfy night's stay and...More

    Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

    Friendly owners, and very helpful. Lovely clean rooms. Parking for if you're driving. Great facilities. A very Beautiful area. Abby even mailed some property we'd left behind to us in London. Thanks for a great stay, we would definitely visit again!

    Thank giant_sandwich
    Response from ChrisTappenden, Owner at Ocean BackpackersResponded 3 April 2017

    Thank you for your fab review! Great to hear you really enjoyed your stay at Ocean Backpackers! Hope you can come back and visit again someday!!

    Reviewed 14 November 2016

    Just got back from a weekend stay here with a friend. We received a very warm welcome from Abbie and Chris, and even had a few drinks with them on the Friday and Saturday nights. Excellent kitchen and really comfy beds, and also perfectly placed...More

    Thank Michael F
    Response from ChrisTappenden, Owner at Ocean BackpackersResponded 22 November 2016

    Hi Michael! Thank you for your fab review!! Great to hear our facilities for surfers are top notch!! We look forward to welcoming you again at Ocean Backpackers next season!!

    Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

    Rooms were clean and functional. We were pretty self sufficient but when needed help it was there. Absolutely fabulous location for exploring. Found a delicious, well priced full english at Adele's cafe around the corner that set us up for the day. Would definitely stay...More

    Thank Aytok
    Response from ChrisTappenden, Owner at Ocean BackpackersResponded 4 November 2016

    HI Aytok! Thank you very much for your great review! We are really pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and especially enjoyed the fantastic location that we are in! We look forward to welcoming you again at Ocean Backpackers in the future!

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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Price range
    • US$20 - US$84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 12
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    • Location
    • United Kingdom >
    • England >
    • Devon >
    • Ilfracombe
    • Also Known As
    • Ocean Backpackers Ilfracombe, Devon
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    Traveller (17)
    Room & Suite (10)
    Dining (7)
    Pool & Beach (3)
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    "Dorm room en suite was spacious and great hot powerful shower."
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