Globe Backpackers Plymouth
Lonely Planet review
This traditional backpackers in an old five-floor terraced house is a bit worn but clean and friendly. The four- to eight-bed dorms have washbasins. There are free cooking oils, spices, tea and coffee in the kitchen, as well as a lounge, courtyard garden and hot baths for a dip.
Our independent authors have visited Globe Backpackers Plymouth and selected this as one of our recommended hostels in Plymouth.
Services & facilities
- Bicycle parking
- Common room
- Games room
- Free internet access
- Linen included
- Outdoor terrace
Description provided by property
Plymouth Backpackers is housed in an 1840's Victorian townhouse just five minutes walk from the ferry port where boats leave for Roscoff, France and Santander, Spain. We are close to all amenities and a short stroll to the famous Barbican waterfront with its great mix of pubs, clubs, cafes and restaurants, the Mayflower Steps and City Centre. We are a 10/15 minute walk from the bus/coach station and a 25 minute walk from the train station. Excursions to Dartmoor National Park, canoeing on the Tamar River, local boat trips, sailing and walking the coastal paths can be arranged from Plymouth. The theatre, sports/leisure centre, ice-skating rink and National Aquarium are all a short walk from the hostel.We offer 4, 6 and 8 bedded shared rooms, plus2 double rooms. The price includes bedding and linen, unlimited showers, a 24-hour fully equipped self-catering kitchen with unlimited tea and coffee, a good sized social area and tv room and a small courtyard garden with barbeque area.We offer a homely, personal atmosphere where staff know your name!VERY IMPORTANT: ID required by both British and Overseas visitors to stay. (Driving licence, passport, country ID card, current student card - credit card NOT accepted as a form of ID unless it has a photograph on it!). Unaccompanied under 18's are not permitted to stay.**Please note our Last Check-In is at 11pm as our reception closes at 11pm, and re-opens at 3.30pm. If you are arriving after this time you must contact us in advance so we can arrange for someone to be there to let you in.
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