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Frequently asked questions

Read some of the answers to questions we are often asked about our hostels and Bath and Oxford.
Please contact us with any other queries you have.

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Is there any car parking and how much is it?
Oxford has park and ride car parks. They are either free or cost £1 and are located on the outskirts of the city. You can leave your car there and then catch a bus into the city (£1.60 single, £2.50 return). Journey times into the city are 10-15 minutes depending on the car park you choose ( There is also a car park on Park End Street (300 metres away), this costs £2.40 overnight from 20:00 until 08:00 and charges per hour during the day time.

How much is it by Bus and Train from London etc?
The bus from London is not very expensive at all. You can normally get tickets on the Oxford Tube for about £12.00 return or £10.00 single. The Oxford Tube also leaves on a regular basis throughout the day/night.

How do we get to the Bath Hostel from Oxford?
The Train to Bath from Oxford and vice versa is easy and worth while. Its cost’s about £9.80 return and leaves on the hour direct with only one stop in Didcot. Contact for more information.

Is there anywhere to store bikes?
Oxford Backpackers has a bike shed on site for the safe storage of your bike while you stay with us; it's located at the front of the building on the ground floor. Alternatively there is a large bike stand by the train station where bikes can be locked and stored over night.

Do I need to bring a sleeping bag?
No, linen is provided.

Is the credit card booking page secure?

What are the reception hours?
8:00am to 11:30pm.

Do you have a kitchen?
We have a fully equipped kitchen with 2 ovens, 8 cooking plates, microwave and all cooking equipment.

Do you have internet and how much is it?
We have free WIFI for your laptop and mobile phone.

What is the cancellation policy?
48 hours notice.

Ph 44(0) 1865_ 721 761
FAX 44(0) 1865_ 203 293
Ph 44(0) 1225_ 446 787
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