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Comfortable YHA hostel in a central location in Oxford.

YHA Oxford

2a Botley Road Oxford OX2 0AB 01865 727 275

We say

This official YHA hostel consistently gets rave reviews from visitors of all ages. It’s clean and comfortable, with a small restaurant, and offers breakfast, too. It has a TV lounge, laundry, cafe bar (which can sometimes be noisy at night) and wi-fi. Family rooms are available, along with cot facilities – it's best to request these at time of booking. Both en-suite rooms and private rooms are available, as well as standard dormitories. There's also free luggage storage, for those wanting to explore the city more once they've checked out. The hostel is well-located, just a 30 second stroll from the train station (another reason to bring your ear plugs) and a short five minute walk to the city centre. A word of warning: in the week there are often school groups and lots of teenagers – rise early for the best of breakfast! There is no parking on site – the closest facilities are found on the Park-and-Ride around five minutes away.

They say

Located in the centre of the beautiful Oxford, this hostel offers comfortable accommodation in this historic and lively location. YHA Oxford is a modern purpose-built hostel, situated next to the train station, making it ideal for a frugal city-break or weekend away. Visit famous Oxford colleges and it's Bodleian library, the Ashmolean Museum or take a trip to the stunning Blenheim Place.  After a culture-rich day in the city, enjoy fantastic food in our licensed restaurant, or have a respite with tea and cake in our cafe bar.

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203 beds over three floors, including, private, family, en-suite rooms, and dorms.

How much?

Beds from £17.00. Private rooms from £25.00


  • Accessible Rooms
  • Bar
  • Café
  • En-suite available
  • Family rooms
  • Games room
  • Gardens & Grounds
  • Kitchen
  • Private Rooms
  • Restaurant
  • TVs with Freeview
  • Washer/Dryer
  • Wifi

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  • Budget
  • Groups Welcome
  • Town & City
  • Walking
  • YHA hostels

Getting There

By car: follow the Oxford ring road towards the west of the city. Take the A420 Botley turn off, then follow signs to train station/city centre. YHA Oxford is located just before the railway bridge on your left. Please note there is no parking on site, but staff can direct you to the city Park-and-Ride, 5 minutes away.


Open all year, 24 hour reception.

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