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Saturday: 9am - 5pm
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YHA Oxford


2a Botley Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX2 0AB

T: 0845 371 9131

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Cafe barConference facilitiesCot availableCredit cards accepted

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This hostel provides the following facilities:

Cafe bar

Conference facilities

Cot available

Credit cards accepted

Cycle Store

En suite rooms available

Games Room


Internet access


Library / Quiet room


Luggage store

Meals available

Picnic lunch available

Private rooms available

Restaurant/dining room

Self-catering kitchen

Suitable for families

Table Licence

Trade Bookings


Under 3s welcome



203 Beds

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About YHA Oxford

Comfortable accommodation right in the centre of Oxford, an historic, vibrant and active university city. YHA Oxford is a modern purpose-built backpackers hostel next to the train station, ideal for a cheap city break or weekend away. Visit all the famous Oxford colleges and the Ashmolean Museum or take a trip to Blenheim Palace.

YHA Oxford is situated close to the city's train station, making it a convenient stopover for anyone travelling by train.

Enjoy great food in our licensed restaurant or relax in our sunny garden with a latte and a cake from the café bar. Have a look at a menu here.

YHA members can enjoy free Wi-Fi in social areas at YHA Oxford!

Free YHA member wi-fi

Need to know

Towels are not supplied. They are available to hire from reception for £2 (+ £5 deposit) or please bring your own. Bedding is supplied.

There is no parking available at the hostel. Drivers should park their cars at the Park & Ride (Seacourt is the closest) which is a cheaper and much less congested option than the centre of Oxford.


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Reception Times:
24 hour

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Manager recommends

  • If you're visiting Oxford on a cheap city break you must try punting on the river - it’s so much fun! Or, if you fancy some retail therapy visit Bicester village for discounted designer clothes.

Volunteering opportunities

There are currently no volunteering opportunities at YHA Oxford. Please visit YHA Volunteering to see what opportunities are available.

YHA School Trips

The city of Oxford has plenty of daytime activities for school trips and the hostel is well equipped to cater for groups in the evening. Home cooked meals are provided as well as classroom and lounge facilities with a games room.

Visit the YHA School Trips website for more information.

Under 5? Please stay in a Private Room.
Under 15? Please be accompanied with an Adult staying in the same room.
Aged 16 or 17? Please bring a friend or Adult if staying in Shared Accommodation.

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