Lonely Planet review
The kind of place you'll either love or hate, this rundown, dark and dingy hostel is full of friendly people intent on having a good time. Young party animals could well find it hard to leave, but light-sleeping culture vultures be warned!
This grungy, well-worn hostel is ideally located in the centre of town and is incredibly friendly but if you'd like to have some peace and quiet and a bright and airy room, look elsewhere. Threadbare carpets, street-style murals and cramped, dark dorms are the order of the day here and although it's cheap you may be sharing with long-term residents who benefit from reduced weekly rates. The unisex basement showers are dark and rather depressing and the smoky party 'dungeon' is a haven for late-night drinkers. There's a decent kitchen and lounge, Internet access, a fully licensed bar and an effortlessly easy attitude about staff and residents. For anyone more concerned with the next party than fresh paint and new furniture, it's a fun and lively joint with no curfew and little concern for noise levels.
Our independent authors have visited Bath Backpackers and selected this as one of our recommended hostels in Bath.
Services & facilities
- Cable tv
- Common room
- Free Wi-Fi
- Internet access
- Laundry facilities
- Linen included
- Towels included
- Tours/travel desk
Description provided by property
Bath Backpackers is the most centrally located and friendliest hostel in the Roman city of Bath. The hostel is in a nearly 300 year old building, rich with character and bulging with charm, yet this hostel has all the comforts and equipment of everything the 21st Century has to offer.Bath Backpacker is the best situated hostel in the whole of Bath. Only a 2 minute walk from both the train and bus station and even closer to the Roman Baths and Abbey. Staying at Bath Bathpackers is the ideal way to get the most out of your visit to the city.Nothing is too much trouble. We can organise your tours to Stonehenge, and our world renowned, knowledgeable staff will give you advice on the best bars, cafes, clubs and restaurants to take in during your stay in Bath.Bath is a multi storey building, complete with a basement party dungeon, separate kitchen and TV/common room, with big screen TV & DVD player, ideal for that relaxing movie night or that amping sporting event!Please take note of the 'standard' hostel conditions:Bath Backpackers is a backpackers hostel.Passports or drivers license are the only form of I.D. accepted by us and will be required on check-in. Bath backpackers run a 18+ HostelReception opens from 7am until 11:00pm. For check in outside of these hours you must contact the hostel before booking.Check-in is from1:30pm onwards, however you may arrive any time after 7am to store luggage and use the common facilities. 5 security deposit is payable on check-in, which you will receive back when you leave provided you did follow the house rules.Please note that bookings are for 7 days maximum. Extensions of stay would need to be discussed with staff at the hostel after arrival. Important: the hostel has a 48 hours cancellation policy. If you wish to cancel, you must do it before 12 o'clock noon, two days before the date of your reservation. Any cancellations within this time will be charged for the first night and additional night canceled. Any booking for 6 or more must contact the hostel directly to make the booking **Any online multibookings for 6 or more will be cancelled. We look forward to seeing you at bath backpackersRegards,ManagementDont forget to visit our hostel in oxford!
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