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    Ocean Backpackers

    29 St. James Place, Ilfracombe EX34 9BJ, England
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    USD 42*
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    Traveller (17)
    Room & Suite (10)
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    Overview
    • Excellent56%
    • Very good24%
    • Average14%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible4%
    Travellers talk about
    “top floor” (10 reviews)
    “bed dorm” (3 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Beachfront
    Family Rooms
    Kitchenette
    Pets Allowed
    Breakfast included
    Pool
    Restaurant
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    Marine Court Hotel
    392 reviews
    #1 of 20 hotels in Ilfracombe
     
    Varley House
    447 reviews
    #2 of 20 hotels in Ilfracombe
     
    The Royal Britannia
    342 reviews
    #17 of 20 hotels in Ilfracombe
     
    Imperial Hotel
    278 reviews
    #7 of 20 hotels in Ilfracombe
     
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    Reviews (94)
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    1 - 5 of 92 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    I volunteer for a youth group based in Knowle called Challenge Adventure Group. We ran a trip to Devon to do coasteering and surfing and wanted somewhere homely to stay that would be warm, clean and cosy with a self catering kitchen - we cook...More

    1  Thank Ruth B
    Response from Ocean B, Owner at Ocean BackpackersResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi Ruth, It was such a pleasure to accommodate your Challenge Adventure Group this September and we are so pleased that you all really enjoyed your stay at Ocean Backpackers! I know you did not know what to expect from your stay when you originally...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Stayed for a couple of nights as part of a scuba diving trip. It is well worth upgrading to get a private room. Those of the party that were in the dorms did not get a good nights sleep. I had up graded to a...More

    Thank minidriver
    Response from ChrisTappenden, Owner at Ocean BackpackersResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hi There! Thank you very much for your review! Really pleased to hear that you had a very comfortable stay at Ocean Backpackers and that you found us great value for money! Your Dive Club have stayed with us on several occasions and we hope...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Abby at the front desk was very accommodating in spite of my booking with short notice. Happily met my diva requests for an iron and shampoo as I had brought neither. Would go here again as well situated and off street parking.

    Thank James C
    Response from ChrisTappenden, Owner at Ocean BackpackersResponded 4 weeks ago

    Hi James! Thank you for your fab review! So relieved that you went off to your friends wedding with clean hair and an ironed shirt!!! Hope you had a fabulous time and hope to see you again at Ocean Backpackers! Best wishes Abby.

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    The hostel is located very close to the harbour. The staff is very helpful and friendly. The dorm is quite small, but cosy and very clean. Love the en suite! The common - rooms are clean and very inviting.

    Thank Britta48
    Response from ChrisTappenden, Owner at Ocean BackpackersResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thank you for your lovely review! Great to hear you found the hostel friendly, cosy, inviting and clean!! Enjoy your travels and hope to see you again at Ocean Backpackers!

    Reviewed 4 September 2017

    We reserved family room with bathroom. The room was only small, bathroom not big as well. We came in the middle of the night and were given access code to the property, which was working fine. Unfortunately, despite our request, there was no towels in...More

    Thank Dariusz S
    Response from ChrisTappenden, Owner at Ocean BackpackersResponded 5 September 2017

    HI Dariusz! Thank you very much for your review. I am very sorry to hear that you were not completely happy with your stay. I am pleased that you were able to access your family room in the middle of the night without any problems...More

    Marine Court Hotel
    392 reviews
    #1 of 20 hotels in Ilfracombe
     
    Varley House
    447 reviews
    #2 of 20 hotels in Ilfracombe
     
    The Royal Britannia
    342 reviews
    #17 of 20 hotels in Ilfracombe
     
    Imperial Hotel
    278 reviews
    #7 of 20 hotels in Ilfracombe
     
    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 20 - USD 85 (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)
    Hotel & Grounds (19)
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