Hostels in Devon : Self catering hostel and group accommodation in Ilfracombe


Ocean Backpackers, 29 St James Place, Ilfracombe, Devon, EX34 9BJ

Ocean Backpackers is situated close to Ilfracombe’s picturesque harbour. This cool, clean and friendly hostel offers excellent facilities for walkers, cyclists, surfers, divers as well as families, schools and activity groups. Facilities include a self-catering kitchen, dining area, communal lounge with free internet/WiFi, large storage basement, patio area and free car park. Nestled in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Ilfracombe has many shops, galleries, pubs and restaurants.The harbour became home to Damien Hirst’s statue, Verity, in 2012 and is rapidly becoming an arts destination. Ilfracombe is the start of the Route 27 Coast to Coast ride to Plymouth and the South West Coast Path provides wonderful walks with stunning scenery that take your breath away! It is just a short drive to the sandy surf beaches of Woolacombe, Croyde and Saunton and the spectacular Exmoor National Park. We welcome groups of all sizes that enjoy the buzz of a Backpackers and have a love of the great outdoors! Dog friendly rooms available on request. Weekly discounts are available and the whole hostel can be hired for exclusive use.

This accommodation is featured on our map of Devon, Cornwall and the West Country and here is its own website.
Ocean Backpackers | Hostels in Devon : Self catering hostel and group accommodation in Ilfracombe

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or call Chris and Abby on
01271 867835 Mob: 07866 667716

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Rooms & Beds:

54:- 1×8, 5×6, 1 x single, 2 x double, 3 x double & bunk


March-Nov. Reception 9-12 noon and 4pm-10pm. No curfew.

Price per night:

Dorm beds £13-£20pp. Double/twin rooms £45-£50 per room.


Booking advised but not essential.


Ocean Backpackers is on St James Place (a one way street which leads down to the Harbour.) For more detailed directions go to the website and click on directions.

Public Transport:

Direct coaches from London Victoria/Heathrow/Plymouth/Exeter. By train take the Tarka line to Barnstaple then bus to Ilfracombe.

This accommodation allows dogs by arrangement, is by the sea, is available to individuals, gives a Best Price Guarantee, is an 'Eco Hostel', has a pub within walking distance and is on the The Dartmoor National Park & Exmoor National Park map, the map of accommodation for school groups, the IHUK signage page, the City, Backpacker and Boutique Hostels map and the SW Coast Path.

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