Exeter Globe Backpackers, 71 Holloway Street, Exeter, EX2 4JD

Call Duty Manager on 01392 215521


A city centre hostel within easy walk of the beautiful old port, cathedral, shopping district and a wonderful mix of pubs, clubs, live music, restaurants and café scene. Great for the young and “young at heart” who enjoy a vibrant city centre. Twenty minutes' drive to Exmouth with its 2 mile sandy beach for all sail sports and start of the Jurassic Coastline, and the same to Dartmoor National Park for walking, climbing, cycling and horse riding. Exeter is an excellent place to find work and is just 2½ hours by train to London. In addition to male, female and mixed dorms there are private rooms and three large double rooms with additional bunks, sitting area, tea/coffee making facilities, hair dryer. We have 6 wet rooms with allocated/dedicated room use. Group bookings are welcome but we are not able to offer exclusive use of the building. Free WiFi. Not suitable for hen and stag groups, DSS, unaccompanied under 18s and families. ID required.

This accommodation is featured on our map of Devon, Cornwall and the West Country and here is its own website.


  • Beds & Rooms:

    30: 3 private rooms and 5 dormitories.
  • Open:

    All year (phone for Xmas). Check in/check out: Mon - Sun: Check in 3.30pm - 7.30pm (earlier or later by arrangement only)
  • Price per night:

    £19.50 per night (dorm). From £90 per week (dorm). From £50 per night (private room)
  • Booking:

    To secure booking please phone ahead.
  • Directions:

    Bus station: over main road, take first turning on left (Southernhay East). Stay on LHS walk until you reach the Southgate Hotel. Hostel is diagonally opposite. From Central Station: take Queen St to High St, turn right then, at 1st lights turn left on to South St. Continue to large junction at bottom of hill. Cross at lights.
  • Public Transport:

    National Express, local bus companies and rail networks. 24 hour parking ticket available from hostel which is cheaper then local car parks.
  • Walks:

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks South West Coast Path
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This accommodation is available at the following peak times

Available Autumn Half Term 2021 Available New Year 2021 / 2022 Available February Half Term 2022


aMixed dormitories
bSingle sex dormitories
cPrivate rooms
&Family rooms
dBedding provided
gFully heated
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
pClothes washing facilities
sComputer with internet
tWithin 1 mile of NCN
9Best Price Guarantee


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News & Offers from Exeter Globe Backpackers

Exeter Globe Backpackers is open for 2021 with Visit Britain Covid accreditation.

May 1st 2020

You can safely experience Exeter at a trendy backpackers. With measures in place to keep guests shielded you can rest easy.

Whether its a nice trip to Exmouth beach or a stroll to marvel at the cathedral, Globe Backpackers is ideally situated. Exeter has more than its fair share of quirky architecture and charm throughout.  There’s plenty of opportunities for grabbing some quick and delicious food whilst out and about, seafood being particularly noteworthy here.

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Exeter Globe Backpackers- what we have to offer!

May 2nd 2019

Complimenting our artistically themed hostel, we offer a wide range of amenities including self catering facilities, WiFi, and a best price guarantee!

In addition to self catering and WiFi, this best price guarantee accommodation has clothes washing facilities, a range of private rooms and dorms, and a computer with internet.

Exeter Globe Backpackers

Perfect for a vibrant, European-style, British summer!

January 5th 2019

As we head into Britain’s summer festival season in the new year what could be a more fitting place than Exeter Globe Backpackers?

Right in the heart of this vibrant city, with easy access to all the urban hip and trendy stuff; and only a stones throw from the amazing Devon countryside. There’s live music popping out all over the place with a full range of acts from local heroes to huge headliners like Olly Murs or Little Mix. In the evening, take a European-style promenade in the Cathedral or Queen Street Dining Quarters – where you’ll find so many tempting restaurants that you’ll make a promise to come back next year. After that its back to the Exeter Globe Backpackers, just as smart, modern and cool as you. Check out the double rooms!

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Exeter’s Eclectic Charms

January 29th 2014

Exeter is a place that immediately wooed me with its’ quaint cobbled pathways, wonky medieval architecture and of course ornate cathedral that remains head and shoulders above the city landscape.

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