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  • Excellent60%
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  • Average13%
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  • Terrible4%
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

Very nice hostel near the harbour in Ilfracombe. Rooms very clean and spacious, with a big self catering kitchen and big lounge where you can relax and watch TV. Very friendly staff if you need help. The hostel is also very close to the town...More

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Response from ChrisTappenden, Owner at Ocean BackpackersResponded 23 November 2017

Hi Rita, Thank you very much for your lovely review! It was such a pleasure to meet you and I am glad you decided to extend your stay with us so you could see a bit more of Ilfracombe and the surrounding area! We hope...More

Reviewed 28 September 2017

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 5 October 2017

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 24 September 2017

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 27 September 2017

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 20 September 2017

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 22 September 2017

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 18 September 2017 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 22 September 2017

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!

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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
USD 52 - USD 109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Family Rooms, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 52 - USD 109 (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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"Upgrade to a private room"
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